Monday, 6 May 2013

Love to Create Challenge


Morning all.

Hope, if you're in the UK, you were able to enjoy a nice Bank Holiday lie in this morning.

It's time for a new challenge at Love to Create

This week our theme is

For Mum/Special Lady

Our sponsors this week are Stamp Art by Kathryn and Bugaboo. Both sponsors were kind enough to provide the DT with some images - I've used a Bugaboo image for mine Har Repotter.

Now those of you who know me and were here at Mother's Day in this country will know how traumatised I was at having to make a Mother's Day card then. Obviously Mother's Day in the US is at a different time, hence today's challenge.

When I saw Bugaboo were one of the sponsors I decided to get round this by choosing Har Repotter and making a card for me from the boys - you'd be surprised at the difference it made to me and the freedom I felt in creating the card because it's not actually going to go anywhere!

I ran my idea for making a card to look like a Spell Book past a couple of crafty friends and it was thanks to the lovely Anda that it became Mum's Book of Magic Tricks complete with Handy Hints to get children to eat veg. Once I had that idea it went from there, so I've also got a newspaper cutting (Stampin' Up paper), an old postcard (LOTV stamp) and a Friendship Recipe (LOTV stamp) simply because I remember things used to peek out of Mum's old recipe books!




Challenges I'd Like to Enter
Alphabet Challenge - F for Fantasy (not just because of Harry but also the getting children to eat vegetables.....)
Brown Sugar - Mother's Day
Pile it On - For a Mother
Make it Monday

Stamps
Har Repotter - Bugaboo
Grunge Postcard - LotV
Recipe - LotV

 Colouring Medium 
Copics
Promarkers
Flexmarker

Cardstock
from stash

Paper
Stampin' Up
Bo Bunny

  Embellishments 

 Tools 
Hardware Findings - Tim Holtz Sizzix Die
Oval Nesties
Big Shot

 Thanks for dropping by today. 

Remember to drop by Love to Create and see what the rest the DT have been up to. 

 Susan 
x

17 comments:

Laine said...

This is fabulous Susan, such a lot of thought and design. Wonderful fun image. A delightful project.
Laine
xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Susan. I love that image and your fabulous design is so inventive.
Sue xx

Cazro said...

A super original idea using the stamp this way. Great colouring too. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges F - Fantasy. Caz DT

Lorraine said...

Brilliant card Susan. I love the image and fab design too.
Lorraine x

Sandra said...

Cool card x

Nikbee said...

A fab card, Susan. I love the book of magic tricks idea.
Nikki x

sue w. said...

Hi Susan, this is fabulous. I love the design and the image is real cute.
Hope you had a super bank hol hunnie.
Hugs Sue W.

cass said...

What a wonderful idea, marvellous! thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week.

Qie said...

Adorable and cute card with a smart image. Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar. Good luck.

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous.
luv
Debby

Shirley-anne said...

Hi Susan what a fun project created with a little help/ encouragement from your friends ..
Love the card design totally . thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday .

Elena said...

Wow! It's so cute! I'm visiting from MIM.

Loz said...

Gorgeous card and image Susan..Loz
Visiting from MIM...

Basslady said...

what a fabulous card!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Karen said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us in the brown sugar challenge, karen

Billie A said...

Saw you on MIM. Great card and great Catch the bug image. I like the idea of this card.

Chris said...

so cute, you gotta love that guy. great card.
thanks for playing with us at Pile It On.

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