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Friday, March 25, 2011

Do It Yourself!

What a fun challenge we have for you at Simply Create!  The theme for the next two weeks is "Do it Yourself".  How fun is that.  Of course the challenge is open to  interpretation and freedom of creation.  Isn't that awesome.  I think that's one of the reasons I am so happy to be part of their DT.  Our creativity is boundless too....YIPPEEEEEEEE.  

Alrighty then, for my DT card I tried a brand new technique using melted crayons (new to me haha).  Maddie and I were lucky enough to learn how to do this at one of our crops.  Stacia showed us all how.  Thanks Stacia!  We had loads of fun doing it so of course we had to get some of the stash so we could do the same at home...lol 

The scene on my card is entirely "Do it Yourself" as are the flowers.  Gotta admit it's really fun to do.  It reminded me of being a kid again and getting in loads of trouble for melting all my crayons on the stove to make finger cots.  Mind  you I wasn't in trouble for melting all my crayons, I got punished for using the stove to melt them...oops, guess that turning on a gas stove just isn't allowed when one is only 5...lmao

If anyone is interested in trying this check out this great tutorial Splitcoast Stampers You Tube Video.   Can't wait to see all your wonderful entries.  Don't forget to check out all the awesome DT creations. 

I have entered my card into the following challenges:  

Here's what I used to create my card:
  • SU Tree, Just a Note Stamp
  • Stazon Ink
  • Mini craft Iron
  • Cuttlebug, Embossing folder & Swirl Die Cut
  • Flower Punch
  • Glossy Paper
  • Dollar Store Crayons
  • Black Brads
  • Black Bling
  • Funky Scissors
  • Cardstock
Thanks for stopping by, Bunches of Hugs Marjo

13 comments:

Sussie said...

This card is very beautiful! The swirl makes the card magical. Have a great weekend! :)

Priyanka said...

its look is just unbelievable dear,extraordinary.

Mina said...

wow I love this Marjo what an amazingly beautiful piece of work...thanks for joining in with our Crafts & Me challenge this week
Mina xxx

Janet said...

great card! thanks for joining the incy wincy challenge this week!
hugs

Pelargonia said...

What a amazing card! Beauty colors, well-done... as always :)

Rose said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! girl you ROCKED the challenge :)

so glad to have you join our DT :)

Muckyfingers said...

Wow, very creativve!
Thanks for joining us at Paperplay this week
Annette xXx

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wow a stunning card Thank you for joining in the fun at Anything Goes
Hugs
Tamara

Robin Parker said...

What a clever way to incorporate the challenge into your creation. Thanks for sharing on the Belli challenge.

maryr917 said...

wow I love the background you created-have to check this technique out-thanks for sharing your artwork with us at the creative belli challenge

Linda said...

This is sure an AWESOME card that you have created!!! Love that it has so much depth!!

sue said...

lovely card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Mandy said...

Lovely card Marjo.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play for our "distressing" challenge
hugs Mandy xx

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