Saturday, July 28, 2012

Tie Your Dreams to a kite card

We have a new group to take crafting to a our limit which we are proudly calling I Double Dog Dare You. I am Double Dog Daring you for our first challenge which we are calling Summer Breeze. Ok, granted, I know the heat hats soared to new heights this summer in some areas but let's have some sweet thoughts of our "Happy Place". Now again, just as a reminder, the only limit to our wonderful creative group will be their creativity!
See the curtains hangin' in the window in the evenin' on a Friday night
A little light a-shinin' through the window lets me know everything is alright
Summer breeze makes me feel fine 
blowing through the jasmine in my mind
Summer breeze makes me feel fine 
blowing through the jasmine in my mind
See the paper layin' on the sidewalk a little music from the house next door
So I walked on up to the doorstep through the screen and across the floor
Sweet days of summer the jasmine's in bloom 
July is dressed up and playing her tune
And I come home from a hard day's work and you're waiting there not a care in the world
See the smile a-waitin' in the kitchen food cookin' and the plates for two
Feel the arms that reach out to hold me in the evening when the day is through
Summer Breeze Lyrics by Seals and Croft

We have a super creative group of ladies that are participating this month as this will be a monthly challenge where the players may change but the creativity is phenomenal:

Participant Blog Addies for Summer Breeze
  1. Lynne Kirsch ~
  2. Kimberly Pate ~
  3. Shelly Lynn ~
  4. Lucy ~
  5. Lisa Peters ~
  6. Edwina Brown~   you are here
  7. Anita Cannon~
  8. Miriam - 
  9. Janet Smith ~
  10. Jenny~

If you have come to visit me today, I'm honored but I wouldn't want you to miss a single creative spot and would want you to start at the beginning which is Lynne at You should have arrived from my creative accomplice Lisa

Now, to showcase my creativity.

   Hello, The image on my card is by Create With TLC. You can find it here.

   Copics used are R29, R35-red streamer, R81, R83, R85, E13, E15, E00, E01, E31, E37-girl, E31, E33, E37, E00, E01, B000, B02, B05, B28-boy, E31, E33, E37, E00-man, E37, G03, YG41, YG67-trees, C1, C3, C5-stone wall, YG67, YG93, YG95, G03, G85-grass, BG000-sky.

  Blue  Metallic and Rose Gelly Roll pens were used on the streamers on the kites.

The papers are by DCWV-brown print, Georgia Pacific-white.

  Cut you brown print so that you have 3 layers measuring at 5 1/2 x 4 3/4", 5"x 4 1/4", 4 1/2" x 3 3/4".

  The image sizes after cutting are 5 1/4" x 4 1/2", 4 3/4" x 4", 4 1/4" x 3 1/2".

   I printed the image off 3 times . I then made sure they all were identical in shape and placement of the image. Then cute one image down by 1/2" all the way around on all 4 sides. Then on another image cut on all 4 sides 1" off. One the 2 cut down images I put a repositional adhesive on the backs in the center. Now line the designs up to form a complete image. Color with Copics. Now take apart. layer with the brown paper. Place largest image on top of the largest brown paper. Make sure your you have 1/*' all the way around or it won't look right. Continue with brown on top ,then image till you have all stacked. Make sure your image lines up with previous image. This is easier than it sounds.

   The finished card is 5 1/2" x 4 3/4".

With all this being said, sadly, I must send you on your way to our next super crafty friend Anita

Stay tuned for next month for I Triple Dog Dare YOU. If you want to particpate, let either Lynne Kirsch at or Kimberly Pate at where we are going to be challenging your creativity mojo where the only limit is yourself with a theme of "Back to School"


Jenny A said...

Oh Edwina... it's beautiful!!!

Lynne said...

How absolutely adorable...I'm loving your card, not to mention your creativity, and always love your complete recipe to make following sew easy!!! Thank you for participating in our very first DDD You to Create and can't wait to see your future creations to challenges! As always, it is truly a pleasure hopping with you my dear friend!
Hugs, Love, and Pixie Dust
Her Craftiness

Kimberly Pate | KP Kreations said...

I am in awe of this card. It is just beautiful. I love the triple time stamping, but never thought to take it a step farther and create one with a stamped image. Thank you for the inspiration to continue to try things new.


Shawnee said...

Very pretty. I love this technique. You did a beautiful job!

Shelly Lynn said...

Such a beautiful card Edwina! I love that you were so detailed with your directions on how you created this wonderful card! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us! Your card is amazing! :)

Camille Short said...

Gorgeous card...beautiful project....Bravo!

kim said...

Your card is amazing. Thank you for sharing it with us.


Lisa Lara said...

This is one amazing creation Edwina!