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Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges

Hi Folks
Another week has flown by and it's time for a new challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.  Our theme for this week is
Anything But A Square

We have two fab sponsors joining us this week:
QKR Stampede - prize of 5 digi images of the winners choice
Penny Blossom - prize of a $15 gift voucher

Here is my inspiration project using an image from QKR Stampede (baseball boy).


I coloured the image using my promarkers and cut it out creating a mat of black card for the image to sit on.  
For the background of my card I used my cloud embossalicious embossing folder to create the top part of the little scene.  Some polka dot paper was torn and added to the bottom along with a grass border.  I added my star burst die from Signature dies, a happy birthday sentiment and some little letters from my stash for the word star.  
For those who are interested the image, the mat for the image, the sentiment and the grass were all cut using my Brother Scan and Cut.  For cutting out images it is fabulous, I would never have got such a neat finish or created the black mat by cutting out with scissors.

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your creations.  Just pop over to Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges to enter.  Don't forget to check out the work of my teamies using a variety of images from QKR Stampede and Penny Blossom.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Patties Creations - Spots or dots
QKR Stampede - Anything but square
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Delicious Doodles - One for the boys
Paper Crafting Journey - Make it manly
Catch The Bug - Anything goes
Totally Gorjuss - Happy Birthday
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
OSAAT - Anything goes
Robyns Fetish - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Open Minded Crafting - Use some green
Disdigidesigns - Make it green
The Ribbon Girl - Birthday
Cards Galore - Use a stamp or digi stamp
Eureka Stamps - Anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Use embossing
Craft Your Passion - Birthday
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Papertake - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Spots or dots
TTCRD - Anything goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink - One for the boys
Craft All Day - Anything goes
Divas by Design - Lets hear it for the boys
The Paper Shelter - Anything goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Crafty Creations - Happy Birthday
That Craft Place - Anything goes

52 comments:

rachel said...

brilliant image and card Mags - love the starburst die - looks fab xx

Agnieszka Swistak said...


Świetna kartka, mina gracza mówi, że dał z siebie wszystko)

Bad Kitty said...

great card

Kelly Lloyd said...

This image made me smile mags.
Great card as always
Hugs Kelly

Stephanie said...

Wonderful card. Love the torn paper look.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

That is one hilarious image Mags! Fabulous card it brought a smile to my face. Susan xx

Linda Simpson said...

This is so funny Mags, a beautiful card and love the image, he sure put a smile on my face.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is just gorgeous, love the colours too, huggles Pops x x x

Sue said...

Love your fun card and image.
Sue xx

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Mags. I love the cute little man and the cloud embossed card looks gorgeous. The spotty papers are lovely.
How are the celebrations going?
Hugs Sharon. x

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card and darling image. Love it Mags.

Sandra H said...

Oh my goodness this is just adorable and perfect in every way xx

Judith said...

Great design Mags I love your cute card hugs Judith x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Mags, I love the image, beautiful embossing and great detailing too.
Sue xx

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Great man's card and so perfect for our 'Happy Birthday' challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Totally Gorjuss this week, and good luck in the challenge. Hugs Janine xx

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Mags, love the fab image.

Donna x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Oh Mags, I love that little dude! I'm going to have to play in the challenge too! lol! Good Luck with your impressive list of challenges!
HUgs
Dawn xx

Sherri said...

Great, great guy card! Love your design & that die is perfect! Thanks for joining us this week at the QKR Stampede challenge!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Just love how you have colored this sweet image! Fabulous DP for it as well.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

Elizabeth Hart said...

Very fun image - love the details on your card!! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Paper Crafting Journey

vinita jain said...

A cute boyish card!Sweet image and like stylish happy birthday sentiment.
Vinita

Emz said...

Great male card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week for our 'spots or dots' challenge xx

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "SPOTS or DOTS!" Challenge #86!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Hazel said...

A lovely card and you've used one of my favourite dies - the starburst. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Chris said...

A great image and fab design! Thanks for joining us at Ladybugs Crafts Ink!
Chris
x

Céline said...

fab card, love the design
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

meine-bastelarena said...

A very cute card. Love the image and the die cut. Thanks for playing along with us at OSAAT Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

MagsB said...

This is such a fun card! The starburst die is terrific, and the image makes me chuckle! (And I confess I'm a bit envious of your scan and cut machine, it looks like an amazing bit of kit!!)

love Mags B x

nwilliams6 said...

Mags, this is super cute! I wish I had a machine to do this cool fussy cutting and layering. Cool EF too. Very fun card and thanks for sharing it with us in the Pattie's Creations Challenge! Hugz!

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

Nice card ! Thanks for joining the challenge at OSAAT Challenges. Hope to see you again soon! ~ Anne Lise ~

~ginny said...

Welcome back Mags! I lie what you did with the layers on this one kiddo! Fun card! Thanks for taking the time to share your project with us.
~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create: #61 ATG Challenge [with optional "Use Your Stash"]
RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Mag's love the fab image.
Hugs Julie xxx

Susan Kennedy said...

Cute! Love that image... Love the green! This is fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Nicole Setter said...

Hi Mags, I love the die you used, it's one I use a lot. Great card. Thanks for joining in at Crafting From The Heart.
Cheers Nicole

NGCARDS said...

This is a gorgeous creation, thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

Lola said...

What a sweet baseball player. I really like the black mat you created behind your main image. Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Catch the Bug.

rachel said...

just popping back to say thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments and good luck xx

maureenjscott said...

Oh that's a fabulous card! I love the star burst die - I just bought it today! Looks great on here! Thanks for sharing in our Anything Goes challenge at Crafting by Designs this month!
Mo dt xxx
Be sure to link up to the LOC Anything Goes Challenge this month for some fabulous prizes too - http://leftofcenterchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/p/loc-1st-anniversary-challenge-starting.html

Gemma said...

Gorgeous card
Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore challenge 3
Gemma xx

Michelle said...

The card is great. Lovley stars.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Janice said...

Super male card, very impressed with the scan n cut matting and love the starburst. Great entry at Divas this week, Jx

Virgo5 said...

Great card, I love the star/flourish! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug!

rachel said...

back again Mags! Just wanted to say thanks for joining us at That Craft Place too xx

Zella said...

So cute!!! Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week for our "Anything Goes" challenge.
Blessings,
Zella

PaperDaisies said...

Such a fun image. I love it. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

Cara Malmrose said...

What a fun birthday card Mags! Thanks for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door, hope to see you again in our next challenge! - XX Cara

Marie said...

Fun lovely and charming. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Amy A said...

Such a great fun Card Mags! That image is so adorable- makes me smile! Great design elements and love the DP's and Dies you've used. Thank you for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges.

Amy~DT

Whimsey said...

LOL - that image is hilarious!! Super cute card!

Thank you for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!
~Michele

Erin Stephenson said...

What a perfect manly card! Love the colors used. Awesome job. Thanks for playing at Paper Crafting Journey. Hope to see you next challenge. Good luck!

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the image and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for joining our MAKE IT GREEN challenge at Di's Digi Stamps! Hugs, Karen

Mikha Adriani said...

Love the dies, and the image is really funny!
Thanks for playing along at Open-Minded Crafting Fun! Wish to see you again next time ;)
Hugs, Mikha