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I'm a part-time primary school teacher, who started papercrafting 8 years ago, when I had a fancy to make my own Christmas cards. Since then, I have tried all sorts of techniques and styles - and I kind of like them all. So my work is very varied, which keeps me interested - and my crafty stash growing!! As well as cards, I love working with boxes and canvases - and I'm always seeking inspiration for new projects.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Running Shoes!!

Good morning! Can't believe it's been nearly a week since my last post!! Time does fly - and I can assure you I've been busy making things - just not sharing at the moment!!  I've just got back from my morning 'run' (I use the term loosely)! It was colder out there than I had anticipated!! But I've been and done my time - so while I'm cooling down, thought I would share a card.

Today is my eldest stepson's birthday! And he's another runner (a proper one!) - so this called for another running card! At one stage all I seemed to make was football cards - now it's running - and it's getting very hard to find new things!
Anyway, this one is a La Pashe decoupage sheet - I love the bright colours of the shoes (and believe me runners seem to love their neon colours!) - so reflected that in the matting and layering.
I didn't go for anything fancy - just lots of layers set at different angles - with the red layer embossed with Crafter's Companion Hessian Embossalicious folder. The letters are cut with Die'sire 1" letters, and I finished it off with a big button.

I would like to enter this into:
Crafty Gals Corner - Let's hear it for the boys
Fab n Funky - Button It
Ruby's Rainbow - Masculine Birthday

Take care
Cxxxx

8 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Carole love the design and layout.hugs Julie,lie xxx

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  2. I love your masculine card. Would you let me showcase your card and share a link to your blog post in what I call Manly Monday? It's a post on my blog where I share masculine cards (of all ages) as inspiration for my readers. If you are interested, please email me a direct link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com and I will add you to the lineup for the following Monday. I hope to hear from you.
    Cindy at Cre8iveCindy

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  3. Thank you so much Cindy. I have sent you an e-mail. Let me know if it doesn't arrive. Cxxx

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  4. wow! a very clever and stylish card!
    thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  5. Love it! Great image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow masculine card challenge.

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  6. Great image, love all the layers! Perfect for any runner! Thank you for sharing with us at CGC. Hope you join us again!

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  7. Great card! I love the colors, and the design!
    Thanks for playing along with our Let’s Hear it for the Boys Challenge this week at Crafty Gals Corner!
    -Samantha
    Crafty Gals Corner - DT Coordinator
    Crafty Gals Corner

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  8. Fabulous card - great job of coloring and the image is phenomenal!!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Lynne, Crafty Gals Corner DT

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