Monday, 21 October 2013

Carousel



The card I am sharing with you all today is for my God-daughter, who, like her Aunty Christine, loves horses (only it is many a year since I last actually rode one!!!)  I chose this fabulous animal drawn by CrimsonCaveDragon (aka Heather), who seems not so much of a wooden fair-ground ride, but a real-life equine with flowing locks & feathers (hairy bits at the top of the hoof) impaled by the turned pole of the carousel.  Nearly every self-respecting carousel horse seems to be a dapple grey so I tried to oblige for this one too using my Promarkers.  Not the easiest colour of horse to have chosen, mind you!!!! LOL.



The shaped mat for my image was created & cut using my Cameo & the next probably very obvious use of my cutter can be seen on the inside of the card where I have cut out my God-daughter's name.  The font needed a little adaptation to get it to fit & weld into my rectangle where I wanted it & to do this I utilised the point-editing feature along with enlarging the heart in the centre of the 'o' & I also added a dot to the 'i' which isn't actually featured in the font I chose. I then popped some matching patterned paper behind the cut-work. The simple sentiment I created myself on the PC, recolouring my text to match the papers.



Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Tine :)

Challenges I wish to enter this card for are:

Silhouette Challenges - critters
4 Crafty Chicks - layers
Emerald Faerie - sparkle
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Sister Act - anything goes
OSAAT - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - anything goes
Crafting Cafe - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes.

18 comments:

  1. A fantastic make!!! Thank you so very much for entering it into the 4 Krafty Girlz Challenge this fortnight!
    Best of Luck!!!!
    Toni-Marie DT xxx

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  2. What a stunning birthday card for your God-Daughter Christine - Dapple grey horse so regally adorned on his magical carousel - and the magic continues inside which is very lovely and very personal. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team)

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  3. Tine that is just one fabulous card and as always your colouring is absolutely spot on...love it all...!!

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  4. Oh this is gorgeous Tine!!
    XXX Heidy

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  5. A gorgeous card & a beautiful image! Thanks so much for joining us at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xxx

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  6. Beautiful card Tine. Lovely image very creative.
    Hugs
    Helen

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  7. Gorgeous colouring!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Silhouette challenges!

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  8. Wow! I think you totally nailed the coloring for the carousel horse. I love carousel horses. I also really like how you colored your sentiment to coordinate with the card colors. This is so pretty, your god-daughter will love it. :D
    Thanks for sharing and joining us at OSAAT.

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  9. Fabulous card and the image is coloured beautifully. Love the background layers too they are very effective.
    Lorraine

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  10. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT!
    4CC!

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  11. Stunning image and fabulous use of small papers that will help use up waste! Will be using this idea as I have LOADS of them!! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck

    Hugs
    NIKKI DT

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  12. oh my word, what a fantastic card, i love it, and the colouring is excellent, Thank you for entering the Challenge over at One Stitch at a Time, good luck Pam DT x

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  13. Super image and Super coloring! Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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  14. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  15. I love carousel horses; your Goddaughter will love this card! So pretty!

    Thank you so much for playing along with the Stitchy Bear Angels this week!

    Hugs,
    Chriss - DT - One Stitch AT A Time
    www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com
    http://onestitchatatimechallenge.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow, gorgeous card! What a fantastic image and layout.
    Rebecca.

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