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Friday, June 26, 2009

Aloha!



  • A Penny Black challenge to use embossing along with a Penny Black image. What could be more fun? The Penny Black image -- or embossing? If you go here you will be rewarded with some beautiful renditions of this design challenge by the Penny Black Design Team. My idea here started out to just make a simple beach scene, but how could it not end up in Hawaii? I know that is where this cat would love to be though judging from his posture, I think anywhere in the world would be a delight for him. The additional foam mounted palm trees are from Sizzix (I have to justify all of those dies I have purchased over the years). A little dash of Art Glitter on the sunglasses, rose, and drink umbrella for glitter! The flowers are from a party lei I took apart and I used the string to tie on the Aloha tag. So, I guess you can say this is a "recycling project." Background "Aloha" shirt design paper by DCWV. Embossing? It's the blue swirling background by Cuttlebug. Coloring by Prisma markers and chalk. See ya later, I have gone in search of a hammock and Aloha dreams!

8 comments:

a little bit vintage said...

Super cute card! Thanks for visiting me! Brian said that he gave you my blog info. Looks like you are enjoying your retirement! :)

Rachel

Kath said...

what a fabulous card...love that cute kitty and well done on creating such a gorgeous beach scene..thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs Kath xxxxxx

Sandra1968 said...

This is such a fun card! I love the image and you made a fabulous card with it :-)

Sue said...

Those palm trees are just two darn cute and fit in with the card so well. What a lucky cat he is.
Love your card from top to bottom!

stephanne said...

Oh to be that cat right now.....
Adorable card, love all of the elements that create such a refreshing scene. This heat wave is killing me!! You'd think being from the Mojave Desert I'd get used to it, but no. Can't wait to see what you'll create next!!
Stephanie

CRAFTERESA said...

wow this card is fabulous. so fitting for what I was wearing yesterday!!! (see my blog)I havent seen this stamp before is it a new one?
always wanted a play on a hammock but scared I would just fall out the other side. he he he! thanks for pointing me to this card your work is fantastic ;o) sending hugs
Crafteresa xx

Loreal Blondi said...

Love those Palm Trees! It's like a theatre's Scene in your card. Great!

The Mama Monkey said...

OMW this is stunning! It is like a diorama!