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I am a stay at home mum of one gorgeous 4yr old boy, & he certainly keeps me on my toes. I have crafted in some shape or form all my life, I have always loved to draw & paint & I used to do custom murals, back when I had the time lol. I also crochet & scrapbook, but my biggest passions are card making & doing altered canvases. I have been selling my cards for 3yrs now & my canvases & plaques for about 2yrs. It still gives me a buzz that someone wants to buy something I have created.
I will be posting some examples of my work here but you can see & buy any of my work on my facebook business page, I hope you like it.

Teresa

Monday, 3 March 2014

Through The Purple Haze - #31

Good morning everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend. I'm here this morning with my make for the latest challenge from 
Through The Purple  Haze Challenges
& we have a nice easy theme for you this week, it is
USE A DIGI
If you join in you have the chance to win a prize of 3 digis from our sponsor, the fabulous
I knew I wanted to make a boy/man's card, as I don't seem to make enough of them, so I picked
the Boy Gamer digi & here is my make
I started off with a white card base & layered some green digi paper onto it, I then printed the same paper in blue & randomly stamped with distress inks, I used peeled paint & faded denim. I then inked the edges with the peeled paint My gaming paper is from The Paper Shelter, I brought it into CraftArtist & layered 2 of the same paper on each other & played around with the layers to give me a greener colour.

I used my promarkers to colour the image & cut it out on the cameo

My sentiment was also cut out on the cameo & I inked the back panel of it in peeled paint. I added some thread to buttons & stuck them on. 

I hope you'll join us this week & thanks so much for stopping by.
I would like to enter the following challenges:
Open Minded Crafting: Use something green (used buttons & colour)
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge: Masculine 
Cards Galore Encore: Use a digi/stamp
Creative Corner: Green
Savvy Handmade Cards: Photo Inspiration
Paper Crfting Journey: Make it manly




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13 comments:

  1. I love your card Teresa, I always stay in the boundaries of my cards and worry about the envelopes but your card looks soooo good I'm going to have to stop being a control freak with my envelopes. X

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  2. Fab Design thank you for taking the time to join us over at Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge, we would love the pleasure of your company again next week for another fab challenge…….
    Hugs
    Suzy B~Owner Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge
    Xx

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  3. Terrific masculine card! The digi is fun and I love how you used the distress inks. Thanks for sharing your creation at Savvy Handmade Cards.

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  4. Fantastic!! Love that image! Love your layout too!!! Fantastic!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

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  5. Thanks for sharing your super card for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 18 make it masculine - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  6. Great fun card and just perfect for a man. Fantastic colouring too. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a Stamp Or Digi Somewhere On Your Project Challenge #3 and Good Luck!

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  7. what a gorgeous manly card! Totally love that image and how you have colored it up. Great layout as well.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

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  8. This is just perfect for a guy! Flawless colouring too... wow! And thank you so much for your kind words, Teresa.... so sweet of you.
    hugs, Asha

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  9. Very cute card! Thanks for playing at Savvy Handmade Cards. Hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  10. I love your card, Teresa!!! This is my idea of a perfect day, too, just spending my time playing video games like Mario Kart on the Wii!!! Great coloring!!
    Hugs
    Darcy

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  11. Fantastic card Teresa. Love this image and used it for my DT card too. It is perfect for a boy's card. Thanks for joining us at PCJ in our "Make It Manly Challenge" and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

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  12. This is FANTASTIC! Love the image and your design is flawless! Love the design elements and layout. Thank you for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges.

    Amy~DT

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  13. This is a fun card!! Really makes me smile :)
    Thanks for joining our Green challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Wish to see you again soon.
    Hugs, Mikha

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