Sunday, August 25, 2013

Fashionable Clown

Hello, friends.  Today I made a vintage clown card.  Some people are scared of clowns, but this clown is not scary at all.  In fact, she looks very fashionable!


I started with a cream card base, which I embossed with baby's breath and sponged with black ink.  I printed the vintage clown image on cream cardstock, trimmed, mounted on black cardstock, and affixed to the card.  I circle punched the sentiment, doodled stitching around the circle, and affixed with foam tape.  Lastly I embellished with three black gems.  Here are the supplies used:
  • Digi stampGraphics Fairy (thank you, Karen)
  • Digi sentimentCreate with TLC (thank you, Paulette)
  • Cardstock:  Recollections           Cream Card Base:  Staples
  • Embossing folder:  Cuttlebug Baby's Breath
  • Black marker (for doodled stitching):  Staedtler
  • Circle punch:  Marvy Uchida
  • Gems:  Dollarama
I would like to enter the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps #62 Shabby/Vintage UE
Card and Scrap #59 Anything Goes UE
Craftin' Desert Divas Linky Party #13 Anything Goes 8E #6
Crafty Catz #195 Stitching Real or Faux (I went with faux) 1E
Cuttin' and Stampin' #33 Monochromatic 3E #2
Digistamps 4 Joy #74 Anything Goes 3E #2
DL.ART Challenges August's Anything Goes UE
Just B Creative Crazy Anything Goes UE
Oldie but Goodie Challenge Embossing (nearly everything on this card is > 6 month old:  the cardstock, gems, black marker, circle punch) 3E #1
One Stop Craft #240 Spots and Dots (spots and dots on her costume, gems are dots too) 2E #1
Pattie's Creations Anything Goes Must Always Use Image 2E #1
Pile It On #33 No Designer Paper UE
QKR Stampede #53 Anything Goes 3E #2
Scrappy Frogs August Fair/Circus/Carnival UE
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Carnival 5E #1
Sister Act Card Challenges Cards Only Anything Goes UE
Whimsy Inspiration #62 Clean and Simple 3E #3
Word Art Wednesday #94 Anything Goes with uplifting sentiment 5E #5

Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy reading your comments!  Have a wonderful day!

19 comments:

  1. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap:)
    Hugs, Heidi:)

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  2. This is perfect for our current challenge “Anything Goes” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  3. Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes" Challenge #74!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  4. lovely sweet creation, fab design, thanks for playing along with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  5. Great card........I love black and white cards.
    Paulette

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  6. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything Goes“ Linky Party.

    Tara
    Craftin Desert Diva's

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  7. what a lovely card Kitty.
    Thanks for join us at DigiStamp4Joy.

    Greetings karin DT member


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  8. Love your Mono creation, thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week.x

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  9. Lovely card.
    Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.
    DT-Gitte.

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  10. Fabulous card!! That is not a scary clown at all! The black and white colour scheme works really well here. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  11. My bedroom was covered in Periot images growing up well him and Sarah Kay images, love this Kitty xxxx

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  12. Beautiful clown must say I am not a fan of clowns not scared but just not "happy" with them. But you are right she is a bit fashionable isn't she. Thanks for joining us this week at Patties Creation Challenge Blog
    Hugs
    Kelly DT
    xxx

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  13. This is very unique and I love the black and white! Thanks so much for joining in at the Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenges!
    Teresa
    DT

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  14. This is another elegant card. I really like the black/white color scheme and your embossing. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday.

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  15. CAS and classy. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

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  16. I love your CAS monochrome Card! Thank you for sharing with QKR Stampede this week.

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  17. This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  18. What a lovely card - such a fun image!
    Thanks for joining us at ATSC this time!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

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  19. Wow this is a beautiful card.really gorgeous details and colours and i love the pretty image.by the way i used to use grosgrain ribbons as my DIY materials And thanks for your sharing.

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