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Monday, July 26, 2010

Casino Royale


I learned how to make paper medallions last week for the Cinema Saturday Creative Challenge and it was so much fun that I made more than I needed. This week's movie "Casino Royale" (challenge 89) was a perfect follow up as I began to see poker chips in those medallions. The challenge, however is to use a silhouette. I've created my dapper 007 silhouette (Sean Connery in my mind's eye) from a Stamps Happen image of Fred Astaire! He is reveling in his Royal Flush which is indeed a lucky draw from my old gin deck. The edges of the poker chips were touched with Top Boss and dusted with JudiKins Black Diamonds ep. Thanks Cinema Saturday for another great challenge and a reminder of those great 007 flicks!

Other stamps and stuff: Art Impressions, gold gift wrap, Sizzix, EK Success border punch, pop dots, McGill and Marvy craft punches, MS metallic pen.


my hand

8 comments:

Ira said...

What a great looking card this is! Great embellishments!
Have a nice day, ~Ira

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Martha.

Hugs Riet.xx

Vicky Hayes said...

What a striking card! (And Sean Connery was always the Bond for my money!)

Nancy K said...

Great card! I love how you took the medallion technique and carried it over for the poker chips -so clever! Thanks for playing along with Cinema Saturday!!

Sue from Oregon said...

what a great card! My Mom is a card playing fool...she would love this!

Brooke S said...

LOVE it.. So whimsical and fun.. Love all the elements you have going on...! Thanks for the sweet comment...

HUGS
BROOKE

Sue said...

You must have squeeled with delight when you saw the movie this week at Cinema Saturday and a chance to get back into your deck!!
And what a great job you did. Those chips in the medallions are such a great touch and 007 never looked better. Great take on the challenge. Could you be adding an Audrey to your sidebar........Good luck!

Hugs
Sue Drees

rubber said...

Nice card, absolutely lovely. Now I wanna play. :)