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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Christening Card Mark 2

This was the card I should have been making yesterday for my friends grandson- it's also the card that very nearly ended up in the round recepticle!!!! I've never done cut it out yourself decoupage and that turned out to be the easy bit lol!
As you'll have noticed it doesn't close properly but looks ok to me. The string was an afterthought to cover up where I'd put the sentiment on at the wrong angle and it marked the paper but I really like that now.
I only used 3 of the layers as I didn't want to tempt fate and lose any important bits lol!
The real disaster was the box - measure twice and cut once - did that so how did I end up with a box where the bottom didn't fit the card and a lid that was half an inch bigger than the bottom but still didn't fit the card???? So i had to start again - this time I made the bottom and checked it fitted before I did anything else.

If my friend doesn't like it I might just make her eat it lol!
Hugs,
Debbie xx

Challenges:
Creative Craft World - for a child
Bunny Zoes - easel cards
Cards for men - anything goes
Make it Monday - anything goes
Opus Gluei - sea


14 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Fantastic image and fabulous papers. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous image, and the papers are wonderful, very nautical.Lovely card, I'm sure she will love it.


Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Jill said...

I love it Debbie, it's fab :)
Your friend will love it, that's for sure!
Big hugs to you,
Jill

Happy Days said...

LOL if you find the answer to "how that happened" make sure you share the answer cos I's like to know too!! I just don't get how I measure at least twice and still end up with the same problem as you!

Anyway gorgeous card and your friend is going to love it! x

Chocolate Orange said...

Haha thats sooo funny Deb... Wasnt much else that could go wrong then ? But the card is beautiful !! Note to self >> have a box making challenge for Padster ;O) LOL..
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World for our , 'For a Child' challenge
Choccy xx

Rebekah said...

This is fab Debbie love the nautical feel and the string really adds to that great work hugs Rebekah xx

Sarah said...

Fantastic card Debbie, I love the image. Decoupage and me don't mix, far too fiddly and time consuming! Thank you for sharing with us at Cards for Men, good luck with the challenge x

susibee said...

I love the story behind this fab card!

Thanks for taking part in the Creative Craft World challenge.

Gini said...

Your card is lovely despite all the "challenges" you faced making it, I have had many similar crafting sessions and full waste paperbins!
I love the string with the shipshape knots (!) it's perfect for a seaside card, or any type of card for the fashionable look :-)
Thank you for joining in with Opus Gluei.
Gini
xx

Rosemary said...

What a striking card! I love the composition, the image you used, and all the shipshape details you included! This is perfect for our Opus Gluei challenge and I'm really pleased you participated with us!

Mini said...

Just stunning! I love your card. Thanks so much for joining us at Creative Craft World.
Sue x

Trish said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining in at CCW!
Trish x

Mad-Frog said...

Gorgeous card love the sentiment x

Mina said...

this is stunning Debbie, I love the design...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's monthly challenge
Mina xxx

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