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Friday, 31 August 2012

Definitely Nothing Like A Square

Evening all, yep, I'm back again, second time today - I thought if I don't get this posted now then it won't happen tonight.

LILI'S LITTLE FAIRIES CHALLENGE are asking for Anything But Square this week.  So I put my thinking cap on, took it off again because it hurt, and then went totally random with a shape ...... I don't have a large die cutting machine so one of those precision shapes with fancy edges is out of the question and a Cuttlebug is just that little bit too small really.  So I had to go it alone, just me, card, and scissors.  I know, worrying isn't it.

What is really worrying is what I ended up with .....




















Looks a bit "anatomical" doesn't it?  Well, it is definitely original!

Ingredients are:
Stamped Image  LOTV Busy Bears (which I can't find on website any more)
Medium  Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Papers  Prima Jack & Jill
Sentiments  LOTV Sentiment Tags
Extras  Marianne Creatibles leaf dies, EK Success and Tonic retro flower punches, Card Candi

Hugs, Sxx

20 comments:

thecraftycavalier said...

Okay, now I'm crying with laughter at the description you gave me yesterday!!!!!!!!Cripes woman, if I end up in A&E with torn stomach muscles what will I tell them? Despite your description, this is a VERY pretty card. I love the papers and I'm quite partial to those leaves. As for the image - how did I miss it it in the LOTV shop today? It's beautiful and your colouring is stunning. I love it. Man, I'm hysterical now. We'll get locked up one day. Super hugs, Jayne xxx

Debbie said...

Just love it.
The shape (in a beautiful way!) looks like "Bongo's", beautiful bongo's!!
I adore it. Love the papers, leaves, colours and the gorgeous image. Well done Squirrel.
Love DebbieX

Chrissy said...

Well, I like it, considering you only used scissors,I think it is wonderfully done.I have trouble cutting anything straight. Fabulous image and colouring, love the flowers and leaves, great card Squirrel.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is just simply stunning, huggles Pops x x x

cebelica said...

Your card is a proof that sometimes it's best not to have everything. You might not have that big cutting machine and those shaes with fancy edges, but you have a thinking cap that sure does its work. Your card turned out beautifully. Hugs! xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel. I love the shape. I don't have the larger cutting machine either, just a cuttlebug so my thinking cap is still on and getting nowhere fast!
Love the image and your colouring looks fab as always.
Lorraine x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, this is amazing Squirrel, love it. I have that image so god job I do if isn't available anymore. Love the colours too and look at those embellies, I'm so impressed.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is fabulous Squirrel, you really should give this special shape a name and patent it!!
The image is adorable and coloured so beautifully too.
Hugs Sue

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is fabulous Squirrel, I like the card design the gorgeous image and the flowers
Kevin xx

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous ...love the image.xxx

Vicky said...

Absolutely awesome sweetie love the shape, pass me the thinking hat hun lol. Gorgeous colouring as always shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Kat said...

Clever girl Squirrel, this card is truly unique. I'm impressed you just used scissors. For different shapes I usually go for the biggest nestie that fits in my Cuttlebug! Love your colouring. I'm so bad at colouring bears.

Kat xx

Tracy said...

Hi Squirrel
A really fabulous creation, I love this and your image is gorgeous too. The shape has worked really well, clever and brave, I wouldn't have got it so neat!!!!!!!
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Mary J said...

That is way tooo cute Squirrel!

Kara Lynne said...

That bear is adorable, I love the way you colored her. The papers and colors are beautiful too. The shape of your card just adds to the interest!

Jackie said...

Brilliant card Squirrel, more so as you've cut it out by hand. We will just gloss over what it may look like for now LOL. I love your winter wonderland card too :o)
Jackie xx

Claire said...

LOL you do make me laugh, it could be a figure of eight or it could just be a pair of boobs! Whatever it is it works and looks fab and considering you cut it out by hand, its amazingly good. Love it. Hugs, Claire xx

Annette said...

Reminds me of a pair of boobs !!! Fab shape, I've definitely not seen one like this before. LOVE IT!!!

Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for Lili’s Little Fairies.
xx

kraftyk said...

Fabulous card Squirrel, love the cute Lotv image, and your card shape is amazing, beautiful colours and embellies.
hugs
Kim xx

Pauline C said...

OOh I like this it is so interesting and the colour combo is fab .. oh and I WANT those leaves lol!
pauline x

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