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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Challenge Entry: Polka Dot Hello

Hello Sunday! The sun over Singapore is bright and happy today. :)

So, let's start off with the first card I did last night while Hubby Cookie was sleeping.  Don't tell on me! Hahaha...

Here's my Polka Dot Hello card. :)


Close up.


Card stock: American Crafts
DP: Bazzill Basics, My Mind's Eye, Bella Blvd.
Punches: Martha Stewart, EK Success
Ribbon: local DIY shop
Stamps: Hero Arts

I am entering this card into the following challenges.
1. Top Tip Tuesday - Layer It Up

** TOP TIP **
 It doesn't have to be all lined up.  Skewing the layers a bit creates more interest I found out in this card design. :)

I punched out two circles - 1 1/2" and 1 1/4" in coloured cardstock coordinating with my DPs.  I layered them up and glued them together in a bit of skewed alignment.  For the "hello" sentiment, I also glued it slight to the side of the layered circle instead of the centre.

Works, eh?



2. Paper Play Challenges - Use black
3. 365 Cards - Day 235 - Seeing SpotsThree different papers that feature polka dots
4. The Sweet Stop - SSS131 October 22



5. Scrapbook Sisters - Card Challenge 57 - Circles

Thank you for looking! Leave me some love please.


7 Cookie Thoughts:

Samantha said...

Love your card and your Tip works GREAT! Thanks 4 joining us again this week @ Top Tip Tuesday for our Layer it up! Challenge, Hugs Samantha

Caroljenks said...

Another gorgeous card for us from you - love it that you craft at any opportunity, I wont tell ;) This card is so pretty and I love your colours.

Great Top Tip for us too - I LOVE layering things a bit off centre (but I usually do it to hide mistakes in my measuring!), your sentiment piece looks amazing and I love that the text piece is off centre too - great effect, thanks for sharing :)

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Layer It Up' Challenge :)

Carol x

Elaine Stark said...

A great tip and it works very well. Lovely colours and a sweet image. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Annette said...

Love the card, and love all those dots !!! Thanks for joining our layer challenge at Top Tip Tuesday, please join our trick or treat challenge this week. Annette xx

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet card. Love the cute image, the polka-dot paper. Great tip! Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week. :o)

Kim O'Connell said...

What a jazzy little number this is! So fun! It's a party on paper! Thanks for playing along with us for the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge!

Sharon Caudle said...

Aorable card! Thanks so much for joining us at PaperPlay Challenges and hope you join us again soon.
hugs, Sharon