Saturday, 16 April 2011

Not all who wander are lost...- LIIU #13

Hello my crafty Friends! Time for another challenge at Let's Ink It Up ;) This time, we're getting you all stitched up lol ;D

Hop over to the challenge blog to see some most gorgeous creations by the DT and to see what our fab sponsor prepared for the lucky winner :).

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Now onto my project...

This is a card for a friend of mine, he loves cars and all car related stuff.

The background was made using wrinkle free technique with distress inks and loooots of stamping with Tim Holtz stamps. I added a few water splodges for a more distressed look. I also used some old book pages for matting the background and for the sentiment.

Now the fun part. Can you see my machine stitching on the umbrella and around the background? ;)))

The letters in the sentiment have a coat of Glossy Accents and the brads were coloured with alcohol ink.

And what a morning we had today... Kropek K decided that he wanted to treat us with some fresh prey... He keeps hunting black bird chicks ;((( Including one, that was waiting for us on the living room floor last night, that's 4 in total! My heart keeps racing every time I hear the birds shouting an alarm call outside... Cat's nature eh...? :(

Can't wait to see your lovely creations and don't forget - no digi stamps allowed! ;). By the way, we are looking for a new Team Member at LIIU, if you'd like to joins us - make sure to take part in our DT call!

Hope you are having a lovely and less traumatic weekend lol!

Big hugs

Challenges for this card:
Stampotique Designers Challenge #28 - Newsprint/Old book pages
Delicious Doodles #21 - All stitched up
Stamp Something - April showers
Samuel Taylors Monthly Challenge - Distressing


Carol Q said...

love your stitching on this Joanna. adds a great dimension. bloomin' cats. ours is the same. we rescue so many mice from him.

Fliss said...

Fabulous card Joanna. Love the colours and of course everything Sir Tim (the umbrella man is on my wish list)
Sorry to hear about your cat's antics but, well, it's in their nature so what can you do lol
Have a great weekend.
Fliss xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is one fabulous card, love the stitching!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card and I love the stitching you added! Thanks for joining the Stampotique designer's challenge

fatmonica said...

Lovely card-love all the stamps!

Ros said...

TH would be so proud of you Joanna ... such a fabulous card ... love the stitching and the glossy lettering

R.Maria Sabina(Lollyrot) said...

lovely masculine card.Thanks for playing over at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

Claire said...

What a fab card Joanna, the background is gorgeous and your stitching is amazing! Your friend will love it
Claire xx

Linda R. said...

Just love everything about this my sweet friend..
I just love those images you used.. but then again who doesn't love Tim Holtz stamps....

Hugs, Linda

Basement Stamper said...

What a fabulous card, the stitching looks amazing. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

Kaz said...

This is gorgeous, I love all the texture on your card. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique.

Susan Allan said...

Lovely creation Joanna. The stitching shows up really well in your clever photography.

I also have a 'hunter', I hate him sometimes, but cats will be cats.

Sue xx

Teri said...

Brilliant guy card hun!
Thanks for playing at Delicious Doodles this week, and good luck!
Teri x

Sue said...

This is fabulous, I love how you've stitched arround the umbrella, and your alcohol inky brads x

Claudia said...

This is a gorgeous card!

Debbie said...

My fav stamps of Mr. Holtz. Great card! Great job!

HappyCrafter said...

Fabulous card! The stitching and extra detail are all very impressive! Happy Easter :-)

Moniqui said...

Beautiful! The stitching looks great! Thank you for joining us at Stampotique!

Jo Capper-Sandon said...

What wonderful wonderful detail. Thank you for playing along with us over at the Stampotique Challenge Blog.

Silje said...

This card is just so full of small and wonderful details! :D Love it!

Cynthia Lloréns said...

That is one fabulous card, love the stitching!
I wish a wonderful week.
Hugs from Brazil

Cynthia Lloréns said...

Thanks fro came to my blog and leave a nice makes me very happy!!!
Have a special weekend!!!
Hugs from Brazil

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