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Saturday, 14 July 2012

Beach Babe

Hello everyone, hope you're all enjoying your weekend.  I am.  My boss has just gone on holiday and with my holiday added it means I won't see him for 4 1/2 weeks, woohoo!!

My card today is a slight departure from my usual offerings, in colour, style and image.  It's not pink and it's not particularly girly.  Today I had a go at another style I've never tried before, a crossover card, it was really easy to make and I think I'll be making many more.  The image I've used today is 'Gladys' from the Golden Oldies range by Art Impressions, isn't she a BABE!!!.  This is me in a few more years.  I already have the 'curves'  hehe!! and it won't be long before I have the grey hair to go with it.  The papers are from Prima's Jack & Jill paper stack and core'dinations cardstock.  The sentiment is also from Art Impressions.  I used a Dienamics die to make the flower and Martha Stewart branch punch and some other punched leafy bits I had hiding in a box.  I used a Martha Stewart lace border punch.  The ribbon and crystal are from my stash.


I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
  1. http://craftpunked.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/week-28-summertime.html
  2. http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/challenge-178-free-for-all.html
  3. http://incywincydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/summertime.html
  4. http://paperprettiesblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/paper-pretties-monday-challenge-beach.html
  5. http://shoppingourstash.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/sos-59-extra-fold-or-pleats.html
  6. http://thatcraftplaceblog.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/anything-goes.html
  7. http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/make-your-own-embellishments.html
Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend.  oxo

41 comments:

  1. Morning Caz

    WOW this is stunning love the image she's one cool babe, which you have coloured beautifully and the papers are delish. Love the sentiment and all the embelishments. The colour combo you have used is stunning. Have a great weekend.

    Caroline xxx

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  2. Hi Caz

    This is a really fabulous card, love the cross over style and that image is terrific - along with the papers and sentiment it's such a stunning result.

    Di xx

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  3. Hi Caz, OMG this made my day, how fun is this image. Love the cross over card style its fab and the papers are super. Great sentiment too. One ace card hun.
    Have a fab weekend.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  4. WOW!! This is fabulous Caz, such a great image and I love the colours and the design
    Hope you have a great weekend
    Sue

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  5. Brilliant design, gorgeous colours and that image made me smile!!
    Have a good weekend
    Lorraine x

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  6. YOur colours and design are Gorgeous!
    LOve this super fun image too....
    Chrissyxx
    Hope he doesn't see your comments lol..

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  7. This is gorgeous ,love the image and your colour choices.xxx

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  8. Good Morning sweetie, this is gorgeous, stunning work sweetie, Huge hugs ♥ Pops x x x

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  9. Beautiful summer card love the image and colours, Jo xxx

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  10. Hi Caz, Fabulous fun image and wonderful colours. Love the cross over card style and all of the detail you have used.
    Hugs
    Laine
    X

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  11. You crack me up girl!! Love this post. The card is so much fun, and I LOVE the colors! This style card is so much fun..I have only made one once and now I want to re-visit it. As always, thanks for the fabulous inspiration:)

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  13. This is a lovely card, fab colours and fun image - it certainly brightened my day.
    Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
    Pauline
    x

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  14. Hi Caz this is a fab card and I love the stamped image and brilliant sentiment. Real fun card. Brilliant colour palette too. TFS and good luck in the challenges. Cheers for kind comments on my blog. I have really missed the contact with everyone. My craft room still in progress but looking great x crafty hugs..Annie x

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  15. Brilliant card! What a great image and your colours are a perfect match, love the shape too x
    Wendy x

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  16. It's brilliant, love the image and the colours you've chosen are gorgeous.Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Hazel x

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  17. SO adorable! Very cute and pretty at the same time. LOVE the image! Precious card.
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash.
    Lynn

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  18. Oh that is brilliant Caz, I am getting to love these bigger ladies, probable because I am getting the same shape, and already have the white hair.
    The image is just great and as is the sentiment, will have to have a look at that site.
    I do like the style of card , and the colours are great.
    Janet

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  19. Hi Caz. This is just a brilliant card - it's also reminded me why I threw out my swimming cozzie!! Great colours too xx

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  20. fabulous Caz - this is super funny! Great image and fab sunhine colours! xx

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  21. I can tell you just love your boss Caz lol. What a brilliant card, love the sentiment.

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  22. This is fantastic! Love it all, the colours, image, everything! Thanks for joining Craft Punked this week, Paula :))

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  23. Beautiful card, I love the image, and the colours are gorgeous :) Thanks for joining us at Craft Punked this week, Carol xx

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  24. Fantastic card Caz!
    I think I already look like that with her curves and grey hairs!

    I believe we have something in common? It appears we both feel the same way about our bosses!

    Hugs Elaine xx

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  25. Brilliant card, what a fun image and sentiment, love the fancy fold and sweet papers too!

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  26. Caz, this is so fabulous. Love the design and that image is to cute!

    Thank you for stopping by and leaving such a super sweet comment. I appreciate it so much. Have a beautiful day, hun!

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  27. Hi Caz,

    Fabulous card, gorgeous image, love the card design and beautiful papers, brilliant !!!!

    have a great weekend,

    hugs,
    Kim xx

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  28. What a great peach design and I love your colouring and that lovely flower too. Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

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  29. Mmmm... some of us don't have to wait for the grey hairs!(thank goodness for hair dye, lol) Great card, I love the papers and the image (of course!) and the sentiment is PERFECT! I like to try different folds, I'll have to have a go at one of these. Thanks for dropping by my blog earlier, I really appreciate your visits, Donna ☺

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  30. Fabulous card and great sentiment love it all
    Hugs louise xx

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  31. great styling love it
    Hugs Kate xx

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  32. Fabulous card, great fun image & sentiment, love the gorgeous colours too.
    Wendy xx

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  33. Fabulous! And there was me thinking it was going to be that popular saturated canary girl in her bikini - couldn't have been more wrong, but I love this all the same! Jx

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  34. SOoOo darling! Love the sentiment too! Gorgeous colors!

    Hugs,
    Elise

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  35. Oooooh I love this!!!! Wow! Beautiful shape and what a fun image =D The sentiment made me laugh so much LOL!!!
    Lots of hugs,
    Sara =)

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  36. Haha, brilliant!! Love everything about it. Thanks for joining Craft Punked this week and good luck :) x

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  37. This card did make me giggle!
    Thanks for joining us over at the Craft Punked Challenge and Good Luck!
    d xxx

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  38. Hee hee, love this! Those Art Impressions stamps are way too funny.
    The bunny stamps I'm so fond of are available are at the Cat's Pajama's:
    http://www.thecatspajamasrs.com/ProductsJ.htm
    You can also get the digi's here:
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/Zlatoena?ref=seller_info
    Hope that helps!

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  39. Lovely card and the sentiment made me giggle for sure :)
    Thank you for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

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  40. This is so cute and fun...the sentiment made me laugh!

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