Saturday, 20 August 2011

Drivers, start your engines!

Happy Saturday everyone.
Is summer officially over?
Can I get out my jumpers and thick woollies now? :-)

We want you to play along with another CES Challenge this week.
Our lovely host is Kaylou 
and she has chosen the theme 

 Banners, Bunting and Flags

If you need some inspiration check out the awesome work from the DT

I needed a 50th Birthday card for a friend, so flags and bunting were perfect.


I know this image is a bit different for a 50th birthday, 
but the person it's meant for has a car like this, that he and my hubby take circuit racing, so there is method in my madness!

I have used one of these 'On the Edge' card blanks from Crafty Emmas
Have you seen them? They are 6 x 6 smooth white card and you can get different edge designs.
DP is Fancy Pants 'It's the little things' also available at Emmas


The image is AJ the Racing Driver from the Stamping Boutique
coloured with Copics and some glossy accents on the tyres.
The numbers were cut on my slice machine - basic elements card
Bunting is a Molly Blooms stamp, paper pieced with the DP.

Pop along to Crafty Emma's this weekend and check out the 
GORGEOUS NEW STOCK that has just arrived. 
And, you know what 'new stock' means -
it means there is a massive SALE to make way for all the new goodies.
Grab yourself a bargain whilst you are over there.



And remember,  if you join us this week, you could win a £10 gift voucher 
to spend in the store (excl p&p).

Challenges.
Scrappin' Chics - Pennants or Banners
Cards For Men - Anything Goes
The Stamping Boutique - Stripes and Dots


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20 comments:

Katina said...

WOW!!! Caroline this is fantastic; so striking and original. Love it! xx

Carrie said...

wow... the colouring is amazing sweetie xx

Sarah said...

Love this card Caroline, gorgeous colours and layout and the image is so cute. Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men for our Anything Goes challenge, good luck x

Donna said...

This is such a fun card Caroline and so perfect for the occasion, brilliant the way you have added the numbers! Donna x

Victoria said...

cool card love the bottom edgings x

Sheena said...

Fantastic creation as always!! Sheena xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card & I bet he loves it!

Have a fab weekend
hugs shell xx

Vicky said...

OOOOOHHHHHH fantastic card I absolutely love this hun the image is fantastic & now I'm extremely jealous of them racing in a car like this so I'm off to sulk :0(

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Marita ♫♫♫ said...

Wow what a fabulouse card♥. Love the colour and the image and layout is perfect♥.

Hugs Marita♫♫

Joey said...

Hun this is STUNNING, I love it, what a great image, gorgeous colourwork, you really inspire me :)
Joey x

karen said...

I love this Carolie,really brill choice of papers and design, Karenxx

Julie said...

Stunning male card, Caroline - it sounds perfect for the recipient!! Love your colouring and the design and your bunting is gorgeous!! Juliexx

Sue said...

Hi hun
a fabulous card, luv the image, perfect for my gr, great bunting, fab papers, sue,x

Jennifer said...

Brilliant....loving the papers xx Jenny xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Caroline and your image really pops out of the page.
luv
debby

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous hugs ♥ pops ♥

Lee said...

Fantastic card.xx

kaylou said...

wow Caroline this is gorgeous I love the image and your bunting is gorgeous,,,,,super cute Hun.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Emma said...

Fabulous Caroline, love the image and bright papers.
Hugs Emma x

Jen said...

wow this is amazing caroline..
thanks for joining us at cards for men
Jen xx