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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Are you fit yet?

So how are the 'New Year, New You' fitness resolutions going???

My sister asked me to do a card for her friend and wanted it to be based around running in the woods!! Well that is pretty specific and I really had to get my thinking cap on. This is what I came up with:


I used some designer paper for the woods and the digi image from the stamping boutique for the runner.

The colour challenge at Colour Q inspired me to do this card-I had been dragging my feet on this as I was struggling with my sister's request! But I liked the colour combo at colour q and it all just seemed to stem from there. I decided to go with a sketch challenge and chose the one at sketch Saturday.  And just to make it a little bit more of a challenge I decided to try to incorporate a twine, button and New Year's resolution theme so I could enter the challenge at The Ribbon Reel.

I got there in the end and to be honest it was these 3 challenges combined together that gave me the inspiration to start and complete this commission!!

Used in the card:
digi image-stamping boutique
Inks-memento tuxedo back and whispers savoy green
Paper-papermill, stampin up
Twine, button from stash
sentiment clear rubber stamp-wild rose studio

13 comments:

  1. The running is going well..the eating better to go along with it...well not so well!

    This is the perfec combo for Tina's friend! Love the tree paper you choose!

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  2. What a cute image and a perfect card for your sister's friend! Love how you incorporated the "woods" with the patterned paper. Thanks for playing along with us this week at the ColourQ!

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  3. Cute card,Sandie, I'm sure your sister's friend will love it! Such a fun birthday card. Thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

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  4. that's such a cute card! that image looks like me (okay, my butt is bigger. lol!!) :) such a cute card! your sister will love it :)

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  5. Oh, yes this is perfect for our challenge! I love that FAB image, a wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon reel this week!

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  6. Oh, Sandie your card makes me smile. One of my goals is to do more cardio :0) I love the cute image it's perfect for The Ribbon Reel Challenge this week. Thank you for sharing.

    Zuz. x x

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  7. Cool card, Sandie! Love that image! Thanks so much for playing at the colourQ this week!

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  8. So cute! I hope you'll join me again at 52 Card Pickup...

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/01/52-card-pickup-week-4.html

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  9. This is so fun! What a cute image ;)

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  10. Love this card and that stamp too.

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  11. haha! Such a funny and cute card! I love that image! Thanks for joining us at the colourQ this week!! :)

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  12. Such a fun card! Thanks for playing the CQC...hugs, ~S~

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  13. THIS One does not fit my challenge but great anyway Love Cynthia x

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