Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Howdy

Howdy! And welcome to Nonna's Craft Corner!
Today I have a fun card to share with you that I created for the challenge going on over at Stuck On U Sketches.  The challenge is to create a project using a cameo or a silhouette.  I have had the Cricut cartridge "A Child's Year" for a long, long time and rarely use it.  So, I thought it would be perfect for this challenge...


Recipe:
* Kraft paper card base
* Patterned paper - DCWV "The Guy Stack"
* Oval mat - Cricut's "Art Philosophy"
* Cowboy - Cricut's "A Child's Year" (cut at 3.75 inches)
* Howdy - Cricut's "County Fair" (cut at 1 inch)
* Stars - Cricut's "County Fair" (cut at 1 inch)
* Ink - Versafine "Vintage Sepia"
* Twine

*** I cut out two oval mats.  I punched holes all the way around one mat and threaded my twine through the holes.  Then I used pop-dots to layer the mats on top of one another.  I also used pop dots on my stars for a bit of dimension.  You can see the layers here....

(you can also see that I distressed the edges on my layers and inked them up with Vintage Sepia ink)

And here is the inside of my card....


Well, yee-haw....there you go!  Hope you enjoyed my card.  Have a great day and I'll be seeing you soon!
Until next time,

24 comments:

  1. Oh My Goodness, I LOVE this card!
    The paper is awesome... the silhouette and rope wow! GREAT CARD!
    Thanks so much for joining us @ SOUS.

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  2. Whenever you say "cameo" and "silhouette" I think of something else now....:) What a cute card...still love this cart....it just never gets old seeing the creativity that it inspires. That lacing around your oval is fabulous. So cute!

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  3. What a fabulous card! Love all the detail and dimension! There are so many wonderful images on "Child's Life"!!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com

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  4. This is so awesome! Very clever use of the jute twine in keeping with the cowboy theme. Love all the layers, dimensions and textures!

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  5. Your card is absolutely adorable!

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  6. So darling! Great effect with the twine! I love gingham!

    {{Hugs}}--Storylady (Linda)

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  7. ohhh how cute... love how you used the twine!!!
    hugs
    Brenda

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  8. Oh my friend...I just love this card. The fibers you used and the paper are just perfect with that silhouette. Well done, or should I say "Yeee-haw!" ;)

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  9. Holy moly, that is amazing.. Love the twine and the country patterns and the silhouette and everything else that I haven't even mentioned..LOL I think I have to lift this from ya :)
    awesome job and thank you for sharing this with us girls over at SOUS
    hugs
    Nanné

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  10. Cute, cute, cute! That rope was a genius touch.

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  11. This card is soooo cuuute! Love it. The twine and the papers you chose are perfect.

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  12. Wowzers! This is just so stinking cute!!! Love the twine and that adorable ACY cut has always been a have of mine. So glad that you pulled that cartridge out and joined in on our challenge! Hope you have a great week!

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  13. Aren't you clever, this is awesome! I love the twine - it matches the theme of the card so well. I have this cart, I like this cart, but I never use it. This is great!

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  14. How adorable!! I love it!! The twine is great. :)

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  15. Oh wow! I just love this card!! So much detail to look at!!

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  16. This is awesome!
    I adore the colors/paper choices
    and the details are great as well!
    I smiled to see the jute twine because
    I have a way of over using the stuff!
    LOL! What a treat...hope you play with
    us again! Ok?
    Leah.... from SOUS!

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  17. Howdy friend! Wow, what an awesome card! I love the twine and the cut is awesome! I also love how you finished the inside! Terrific card:)
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  18. awesome .. love the style of this card ... thanx for playing on SOUS .. hugz

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  19. What an awesome card!!!! I love the twine around the oval!! The papers are perfect, too!!!

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  20. Cute! Cute! Cute!I love that image and have used it before. Love the braided rope look, so very cool! So glad you could play along with us at SOUS,

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  21. Oh, I love this, Tanya! The patterns you chose are perfect, and the twine is an awesome touch. Thanks for joining us this week at SOUS! :)

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  22. Oh my, this is just simply Adorable! A Child's Year is one of my all time favs! Love the papers and that twine is so perfect! So glad you shared with us over at SOUS!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

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  23. What an adorable card! I love the patterned paper you've chosen and the innovative way you've used the twine! This is just perfect. Thanks for playing along with us at Stuck on U Sketches!

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  24. Oh My Gosh Tanya! What you did with that Jute is AMAZING!!! Wow! This is SO GOOD!!!

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