Monday, 8 February 2010

Sir Stampalot Blog Hop and Challenge

Sir Stampalot are moving!! I've already blogged about this, so click here to see my blurb and see a picture of the prizes or nip over to Floral Fantasies! to find out more. There's still time to join in the blog hop and make a card for the challenge and be in with a chance to win some fabulous prizes!!
This is my card I made for the Challenge 'Moving'
I bought the Stamp while over in Seattle last year, it only cost $1. (about 70p in real money!)
I printed a 'silver' (or grey) Pink Petticoat pattern straight onto a blue pearl card. That was fine of course but then...when I printed the black arrows on to the same pearl card the ink was still very wet and smudged. Ohoh! thought me, I wonder??? (The little grey cells were jumping like meal-worms eating jelly beans!)
So, I printed the arrows again, being very careful not the smudge them as they shot out of the printer and quickly covered them with ordinary clear embossing power and heat set them with my heat-gun and they looked like I'd just stamped them! (No melt dust or special papers in sight! only the ordinary pearl card.)
I was going to add some flowers, but then...I changed my mind. The writing, 'We're Moving' ' I did by hand. The Moving car stamp was coloured with Promaker pens. The little car brads are Woodware. The arrows were done on my laptop and I used my Letraset fine marker for the 'stitching' and writing. I also sprinkled them with embossing power too!
Time to say Hi!!!! To two new followers!! Hello to Crafty Chris!! Pop over to Chris's lovely blog and say hi! You'll find all sorts over there! And and and!!!! She has a very TIDY desk for 'What's on your Workdesk Wednesday!!! And Hi and a big ((((wave)) to Lankygirl, pop over to My Creative Place where you'll find Tracey has some fantastic cards and other makes! I just love those Lillybean fairies!!!

21 comments:

  1. Great card Lyn I just love that car! Will have a look to see what this blog hop is all about.
    Hugs Carol Ann xx

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  2. Wow!
    Love your totally fabulous card!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. this is just fab!!! I love the colours!! and those arrows are just fab! thanks so much for joining us on the Stampalot challenge!

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  4. What a beautiful card Lyn,i love your image and papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  5. other fab make hun love it great image hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

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  6. Oh Lyn this is awesome what a fabulous take on our theme at Sir Stampalot's special challenge those arrows are a fab idea good luck in the draw.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  7. Fabulous card..love the layout and all your detail...thank you for all your lovely comments and the award...
    Mandy xx

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  8. Hi Lyn

    What a great card adn take on the Moving theme. Love the layout and the sentiment arrows.

    Thank you so much for joining our Stampalot challenge and good luck with the draws.

    B x

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  9. Anonymous: It's no use putting something on here that I can't read and where the links do not work. I will delete it.

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  10. Love your card Lyn, this challenge is on my To-Do list :D

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  11. That card is just so cool! I love the way you used the arrows, even though they gave you some resistanse ;o) You beat them at the end!

    I have something for you in my blog.

    Mvh
    Gunn

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  12. Great card Lyn, I love that image and the great circles, perfect for our MOVING challenge. Thanks for joining the fun and good luck in the draws.
    Pinky

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  13. Hi Lyn thats a fabulous card for the Sir Stampalot Moving challenge, I love your image and it does look rather over loaded. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  14. Hi there this is fantastic I love it.
    thanks for joining in the sir stampalot challenge love chris
    good luck.

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  15. Fab card, great image, thanks for joining the challenge and hop, good luck.
    happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  16. What a wonderful card, Lyn! I love the arrows. Thanks for joining in the hop and good luck with the draws!

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  17. Hi Lyn

    This is just lovely!! Great take on the challenge.

    Loving those arrows!!!

    Thank you for joining in this special Stampalot Challenge.

    Love Jules xx

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  18. Great card , love the colours

    thanks for joining us on the special challenge & blog hop

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  20. Hiya Lyn, lovely card. The colours are so me. I love it.
    Thanks for taking part in the Sir Stampalot Challenge,we wish you the best of luck
    happy crafting.
    - janicex

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