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Friday, April 13, 2007

Deck Of Me Weeks 6 - 14

I got a little behind on the challenges that Emily throws down to us every week. Yesterday though I got inspired and I finally got myself caught up (as well as covered in paint, glitter, embossing powder, glue and microbeads).


Here they are in order....

Week 6 - Love

For this card I used a photo of Crockett and I on our wedding day and one of my favorite quotes "For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow."

Week 7 - Shoes - Theres Always a Story

I have used a photo of Lollys feet that I altered the colours of in photoshop. I then made an overlay with the "NO SHOES" out of a sheet of OHT. The journalling on the back reads.."I am not a big fan of shoes..in fact I only own 6 pairs of shoes. Two pairs of crocs..a pair of thongs..a pair of sneakers and two pairs of boots. Give me the freedom of bare feet any day!!"

Week 8 - Who (or What) You Miss

Who I miss....easy....I miss my mum and dad. The journalling reads " Even though we haven't lived near each other for well over 10 years..not a day passes where I don't miss you both. You are both always in our thoughts and dreams...and each day we count down until we see you again!

Week 9 - Inspired By...

The journalling reads "I recently had the oppourtunity to attend a workshop run by Lance Anderson from Rusty Pickle. I came away with my head full of ideas and new techniques I wanted to try. So Lance Anderson I was inspired by...U." I have used some of the leftovers from the workshop on the card.

Week 10 - Note To Self

I had a lot of fun with this card...playing with paint and embossing powder to get the grungy look I was after. The journalling is pretty easy to read on this card.

Week 11 - Your Initial

Again I tried different ways to use paint on the card. I stuck a lot of letter "s" stickers on the card and painted over it...I let the whole thing partially dry...peeled off the stickers and wiped a dry sponge over the card. The journalling on the back gives the origin of my name.

Week 12 - I Believe

The journalling reads "I believe that these two goofy girls hold the keys to my heart and to our future. I believe that I am lucky to have the chance to be their mum.

Week 13 - Whats On My Mind-

I covered the back of this card with some Michael Miller fabric before I stamped it. The journalling reads. "I know that in a few short months we will be back on the same soil again. I can't wait!"

Week 14 - Birds

For this card I stitched the flourishes on the bird, and on the back I have used a picture from an old childrens book and painted over the whole thing with a thined out brown paint. The jouranlling reads " I'm not sure why but lately I find myself drawn to bird images. Maybe it has something to do with wanting to fly...fly out of this deep, dark place I am in at the moment. Who knows, but these birds sure are cute!

7 comments:

Lis said...

Some amazing cards, love the picture of your feet, the fabric on whats on your mind card and the bird is great!

Lesley said...

These are sooo cool!

JENN said...

Beautiful cards! All of them!

Je@net said...

Wauw, you did a great job...love your cards!!

Marjolein said...

Wow, what a gourgeous cards you made, love them all!

valerie said...

stunning cards thanks for sharing

karenday said...

these look fantastic!!!