Monday, September 15, 2014

Collecting Wrinkles

Welcome,

This week at CCC Digi Creations Challenge we are being sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps, and the winner will receive 7 Bugaboo images of their choice. 
The theme of this weeks challenge is 
'For the Man in your Life'.


My card uses the bugaboo image Gus - Birthday.  As soon as I saw the sentiment, I knew which embossing folder I wanted to use with it.  After embossing the background, I rubbed Inka Gold silver rub on it.


I coloured the image with water colours, then added Glossy Accents to the balloons and Gus's glasses for some dimension and shine.


The final touch were some embossed brads - they were originally a dull, powder finish, but I read how to emboss them this weekend, and this is the result.


I mounted both the image and sentiment on black card before placing them on the card.


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May your day be blessed



20 comments:

  1. gorgeous card. Love the background.

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  2. Tee Hee! Love the sentiment..... and your card! So cute!!!

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  3. Hey it's me! In man form! LOL! I have this image and just love me some Gus! He's a riot! Your card ROCKS, my friend! I love the little details, with the glasses and fabulous coloring - what a fun Monday you've provided :)

    Blessings! ♥

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  4. This is so fun, Maxine. Love the emboss folder and primary color combo. Great coloring of the fun Gus image!

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  5. This character in Bugaboo's designs always makes me smile. Love the way you've colored him, and made those eyes pop. Great textured & colored background, but that sentiment just sent me over the wall. So funny and so perfect on this terrific card. Sure to ease a birthday for the recipient and bring a big grin. TFS & Hugs

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  6. LOL! Perfect embossing folder to use with that image. Love all the "wrinkles"! Cute, cute card Maxine!
    Lynn

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  7. Great design and such a fun card Maxine! I agree....perfect embossing folder to use too! So glad you joined us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  8. Very cleverly done. Somehow silver and seniors go together! Beautiful! Feel free to come back and play with us again at 613 Avenue Create.

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  9. Great fun card. He is one of my favourite characters too! Thanks for sharing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox.

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  10. Hi Maxine, just doing my commenting to pass time away, love how you incorporated the embossed background like wrinkles into this image.xxx
    The Journey is the Start

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  11. This is one of the fun images that Jill and I have talked about getting. Just too funny. LOL.I am beginning to resemble this one. WAHAHAHA. Love the card and all you did with it. Great job. - Jim

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  12. Fab and fun! Great card. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  13. Great card Maxine - I love your sentiment and the Bugaboo image! It is sure to make anyone smile! {{{hugs}}}

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  14. LOVE that sentiment! :) Made me smile~ Your distressed brads go well with the sentiment too :) Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

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  15. hahahha... what a hoot Gus is! The sentiment is so fun and what a perfect card to give to ... well, to anybody!

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  16. What a great card and that sentiment is really awesome.
    Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to Stamps.
    Greetings, Danoesja

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  17. Fun birthday card! The background looks great inked in silver.

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  18. Cute card Maxine! That is how my stomach looks right now! LOL! Great card!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at The Squirrel and The Fox. I am your newest follower and would love to have you follow my blog also. Please join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog.

    Hope to see you again next challenge. Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  19. Fab card, thanks for sharing it with us over at The Squirrel and The Fox.

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  20. Great card Maxine, thank you for joining us at Scribble and Scrap Challenge.
    Huge Hugz, Lorraine xx

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D