Friday, September 10, 2010

"Man With" Flowers

Good Morning Everyone!

I am up bright and early this morning, catching up on a couple of episodes of General Hospital that I've missed the last couple of days. I made this card on Friday and never got around to posting it. This is a tri-shutter card
I have seen these around all over the place and I have to admit, they really really scared me. I thought they were entirely too complicated to even try them. Then I saw the challenge over at Charisma Cardz which was to try something new and the one over at Hannah and Friends which was to try the tri-shutter card. So, I decided to just brave it and go for it; and you know what? It was easy as pie!! I had so much fun making this card! I used a piece of red Coredination paper for my base and embossed the ends with the bloom dots embossing folder and then sanded them. I also used Certainly Celery and grey coredinations paper. The image is from the digital set "Man with" from the Priscilla Styles store. I cut the image out with Petite Oval Nestabilities as well as the Celery and black mats. I colored the image with a variety of Copics and then sponged the edges with Firebrick Red distressing ink and also used some bashful blue ink as well. The sentiments and butterfly are from Hero Arts.
I am also entering this card into.. challenges:

1. Southern Girls Challenge: Anything Goes
2. Our Creative Corner: Fun with Folds

13 comments:

Samantha said...

A great card. Thanks for joining us in our first challenge at Southern Girls.
Hugs
Sam xx

Nicolchen said...

your card looks beautiful :0)))

Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends ;0)

Hugs Nicole

Manu said...

Great card!

Thank you for joining us at Hanna&Friends this week.

Hugs Manu

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Dori - what an inspiration you are - I love the trifold but have been hesitant to use it - so thank you! I love this and the fact that you used pink too! Gorgoue embossing Dori - you have brought today so many delightful details inone FABULOUS creation! Love it! Thank for sharing! {{{hugs}}}

Pat (mspfd) said...

Hi Dori! Love you wonderful design and fabulous fold. This is such a great card!

Manuela said...

Hi Dori! You card looks so sweet! ♥

Thanks for joining us at Hanna & Friends this week. ^_^

Hugs,
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karenw said...

I have never even heard of a trifold card, so thanks for showing it. Love this effect, so impressive. The colours and the stamp work so well together. Thanks for playing with us at SGC.

Leah the Orange said...

fabby job with the tri-shutter, Dori! i love the image, and the coloured papers you chose are just perfect! thanks for trying something new with the Charisma Gals this week! :D

Kiki said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the colors and papers you've used.

Thanks for joining us at Hanna & Friends this week.

Hugs, Kiki

Bev Gerard said...

Great going on the tri-shutter! That's a sweet accomplishment indeed!

Donna Moore said...

Hi Dori, your project is awesome!! I really love the texture you have achieved with the embossing, your colors are yummy and your work is impeccable!!

Kimba-Slydog said...

So wonderful!!!

Thanks for joining us this week at Hanna and Friends.

Xoxo,
Nicole

Michelle Singer said...

Beautiful card. The dry embossing really adds a nice touch. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls this challenge.
Hugz,
Michelle


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