Sunday, 19 February 2017

Pro-Am Showdown # 2 - New Home Card

Last month I shared my new, self-imposed challenge for 2017- Pro- Am Showdown.   The idea is to be inspired by some of the many mass-manufactured cards (the professionals) and make my own homemade version (the amateur).

My daughter asked me to make a 'new home' card for her friend who has many pets, including guinea pigs, so I used this birthday card for inspiration:
The professional card that inspired me
My guinea pig is a digi-stamp from a Craft Artist kit. I coloured him in and masked him with a rough circle shape and stamped the woodgrain (Hero Arts) which I coloured with inks. The banner and letters were cut on the Silhouette and the flowers are from Docrafts.

I'd like to enter:
Alphabet Challenge  you choose
Allsorts anything goes
Sweet Stampers  add a sentiment

11 comments:

  1. Great take on the 'professional' card but of course yours looks so much better x Such a fun idea x

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  2. This is so brilliant! Love that little hammy in his new home!

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  3. There's nothing amateurish about your design, that's for sure. A very realistic looking creature abd love the woodgrain!

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  4. Your card looks better than the bought one with the wonderful stand-out flowers. I think this is such a great challenge Marina

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Lovely and sweet card!
    Thank you so much for your entry over at Allsorts.
    Good luck;-))m

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  6. Lovely and sweet card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers Challenge and i hope to see you again.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  7. Great fun image and a lovely take on the 'shop' card.
    Thank you for joining our 'Anything Goes' challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  8. What a great challenge you've given yourself, Marina! You nailed it with this one--so cute & bet your daughter was thrilled to give it to her friend!

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  9. Eine süße Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.
    Liebe Grüße, Daniela

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  10. So cute. Thanks for joining in the fun at Alphabet Challenges. Caz DT.

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