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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

...Oh, Oh, Oh, It's Magic!

Well, yesterday I promised you a "magic" card...so here it is! Our adorable little lonely pirate just stands there waiting for you to pick him up by the tab and give him a pull. Then...


...he magically appears on a vibrant island in bold colors! Do you love this or what?! Don't get all worked up into a tizzy, ladies. I will be doing this card for one of our upcoming Stampin' Up! play days. This card, however, was for a technique challenge at SCS. And BOY was it a challenge. I had several "DOH!" moments in the process of making it, but I love the way he turned out. It's clean and plain when it is closed, then BAM!, live in technicolor! The only thing I don't like about the closed image is that when I scanned it the design on the front wasn't dark enough to show up. It is so much cuter in real life!

Enough about the card...Mrs. Brown delivered the goods today! I sat down to start this post and my friendly little UPS lady rang the doorbell...I shot up out of the chair and ran to the front door. There it was...my first SU delivery. I was almost brought to tears...NOT! I squealed like a six year old school girl. I haven't opened it yet, so this post will short. I can hear it calling out to me from the other room. I may or may not post tomorrow depending on how my stamp sale is going. I have a couple of ladies coming by tonight to look at stuff, but I told all of my ladies that I would be here all week if they wanted to drop by the house any time. Needless to say, between cleaning and hosting a sale I didn't have enough time to make anything new today! I want to do a color challenge/sketch challenge combo if all goes well tomorrow. Who knows? I may have a *special* little project to share with you instead.

Hope all is well, and I will see you tomorrow...if I'm lucky! Hugs ~ Mercy

Supplies

Stamps: Ahoy Matey, Matey's Map roller

Paper: Brilliant Blue, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Blush Bashful, acetate

Ink: Staz-on black, Ruby Red

Accessories: blender pens, markers, stamp-a-ma-jig, circle punch, eyelet, ribbon, sticky strip, sponge

4 comments:

Summerthyme Studio said...

What a Cute Cute Card!!!!!!!

Deb said...

Awesome card ~ you did a great job! It is such a cool technique... I haven't done one yet, but I plan to when I can carve out at least a four hour chunk of uninterrupted time, LOL!
(Hard to do when my 4 kids are home for the summer, plus I watch 2 extra kiddos)

Sharon in NE said...

That is crazy! I just love it!! Love the image you chose too. That card would be a gift in and of itself.

Shanismom said...

very cute card. love this stamp set.