Monday, 29 July 2013

Card making by Numbers! - Crafty Cardmakers DT

Time for another challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers and this time the challenge has been set by  Elaine who has chosen the theme '1,2,3' -  so projects have to have - 1 image, 2 patterned papers and 3 embellishments  (and you must have the required elements in the required quantities to qualify for a winner or Top 5 slot!).

Our sponsors this week are  THE PAPER SHELTER and SIR STAMPALOT

  So here is my DT card - using one of the fab images and co ordinating papers from the Paper Shelter - called 'Trattoria Chef'. He is all rotund and happy - just like I imagine chefs should be (after sampling all their own food!! LOL)

I printed him out a couple of times and decoupaged him for a bit of depth.
I stitched all the papers and printed out a 'menu'. The wordart in the centre of the menu was a freebie from TLC and I added a little scalloped edge cut with the leftover paper, a tiny bow and attached it with a tiny wooden peg.

I made two 'napkins' from scraps of paper and lace and popped a tiny pearl in the centre, a couple more pearls and a 'recipe' and spoons from my stash.
I continued the papers inside but have yet to put a greeting on it as I'm not sure if it needs one or not!

Challenges -
Craft Your Passion - 3D it
Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrappin Corner - Use a Digi
Addicted to Stamps - Lots of Layers
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes


Thanks for looking - do pop over and see the other projects from my DT buddies and have a great day whatever you're doing! x
  

30 comments:

  1. Hi Viv. This card is so adorable! I love all the little details. Thanks for sahring!

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  2. Love this Viv. Love the image and all the extra bits such as the recipe, spoons and napkins. Brilliant.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  3. Brilliant card Viv, I like the fun image the papers and all the stitching.
    Kevin xx

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  4. Viv what a fabulous fun card...just love your image and those little spoons...

    Anne

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  5. Wow this card is fantastic. I love the colors and the image is so fun.
    Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
    xxx Michelle

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  6. Fantabulous card!!! The stitching is AMAZING.

    Be blessed, Beckie
    http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com
    Join me for a Just Because Linky Party on August 1st.

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  7. wow - love all the details on this amazing card.
    Linbyx

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  8. Fabulous card Viv! Wonderful attention to detail. Love the menu and napkins! Susan x

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  9. Loving your fab fun card, Annette x

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  10. Hi Viv thanks for calling and sending hugs xx
    Love the card, the papers and stitching are wonderful! love the image to, you could almost cuddle him couldn't you :)
    Fabulous embellies... Love it!
    Huge Hugs Mau xx
    will pop by as often as pos xx

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  11. Fabulous and fun. Love the chef image and all the wonderful related details.
    Yvonne x

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  12. Great card Viv love those papers and the colour
    jacqui xx

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  13. Hi Viv
    Fabulous card...., love it...
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  14. This is such a fun card with lots of fabulous details! The papers go so nicely with this trattoria theme. I like how you made a little menu and added folded napkins, and the stitching looks fantastic! Well done!

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  15. Hi Viv

    This is a stunner!

    Love the colours and layout and all of those cute little embellishments you have added. Brilliant!

    Sorry I wasn't able to pop and do your ironing .. .. I still haven't finished mine yet!!! I keep adding to the pile!! Silly woman that I am!!!

    Hope all is good with you.

    Have a good day.

    Love Jules xx

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  16. Brilliant card, love the gingham and the stitching :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. Brilliant card love all the little details and embellishments especially the napkins and menu and love all the stitching-thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
    Carol DT x

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  18. Gorgeous card Viv, love it all, everything works so well together and the embellishing is soooo fab. xx Flora

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  19. This is a wonderful creation with great details and its perfect for our ‘Use a Digi’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Would love you to visit my blog and join my 600-Follower Give-Away. Thank you so much if you already have entered and good luck.}
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  20. so stunnnin viv.i love the fun shape and your details and stitching are fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

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  21. Absolutely love this card, Fabulous embellishments. Thanks for joining us here at Tammy's Scrapin Corner,
    Pam DT member.

    Alljazzed2create.blogspot.com

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  22. What a fab image. Love how you have stitched the papers, and the little spoons are just brilliant. Cxx

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  23. Wow Viv, this is just fab. So much detail, I love the napkins! Xx

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  24. What a very jolly card. You know what they say - never trust a thin chef! I love the menu - any of these please. X

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  25. Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity. hugs x

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  26. Viv this looks amazing! gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at the paper shelter. Joey xx

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  27. The little chef is so cute with his fork full of spaghetti and little round belly. The details on this card are wonderful, and I love that you went with pink instead of red... I wouldn't have thought of that. Awesome!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  28. Love that yummy looking meatball. Your coloring is awesome. Thanks for sharing at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you at this week's challenge.

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