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Sunday, 3 November 2013

Ding Dong!


Good morning! This is a scheduled post as I have my granddaughters 'sleeping over'! I really really hope that 'sleeping' is what they do....Ruby is a notoriously early riser... I  hate 5.30 am on a Sunday (or any other day come to that!). My plan is to let them stay up and 'help' with our guests until they can't keep their eyes open any longer then they might sleep in! Fabulous grandparenting skills!
Anyway, back to the card. This is my DT card for Hobbyhcutz Challenges, the theme is 'inspired by a song'. The image is courtesy of our lovely sponsor The Stamping Chef, and is titled 'ring my bell' so I didn't even need to think of a song! However, the song I couldn't get out of my mind is 'My ding-a ling'!!! (Hope it doesn't keep going around in your head now heh hee!). Because of the lyrics "silver bells hanging on a string, I added another bell behind the original image. She' s coloured with copics and glitter pens. The musical background is made using distress inks and a mask. The lovely flourish she's swinging from is a wooden lasercut from the Hobbycutz store, simply coloured with a black marker pen.
There's loads more inspiration for you to enjoy on the challenge blog, so hop over and take a look!
Have a great day!
Chris
x

Challenges:
kittybeedesigns black white +1 colour
handmadeharbour having fun
pennys paper crafty black or bling
crazy4 not all black and white
little bit crafty sparkle and shine


15 comments:

  1. Your card made me smile - thank you for sharing at Handmade Harbour.

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  2. Hope you didn't have to get up tooooo early!

    Great card.

    Susan x

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  3. Now "Ring my bell" is stuck in my head too! :-) Thats ok though because I love that song. Gorgeous, fun card !Thanks so much for joining us at Handmade Harbour this week and hope to see you again soon!

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  4. I completely understand your grandparenting style - somewhat similar to my own!! Love the card, definitely fits in with the Handmade Harbour fun theme this week. Thanks for linking up! x

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  5. Merrily on High...... What a lovely cheerful card Chris. Love it. Judy x

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  6. What a gorgeous card - love the humour!
    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  7. Gorgeous card hun, such a fun image :o) Hope your grandparent duties went well... I'm lucky if my mum has the kids for more than an hour, so I don't think I'd care how she did things if by some miracle she had them overnight lol! Hugs, Lisa x

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  8. Love it! Great image and I love the words too!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  9. Super cute Card. Thanks for sharing at Handmade Harbour.

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  10. wow what a fun card!!!!! Love what you done with the swirl. Your colouring is amazing!
    Hugs
    Denise
    xox

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  11. Gorgeous!!! Your coloring is ... WOW!!!! Love it!! Awesome card :)

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

    ps... There is a DT Call over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

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  12. See now I saw 'ding-dong' and didn't think of a song at all - I thought of Leslie Philips!! Goes to show how odd I am!

    Fab card - brilliant image brilliantly coloured.

    Sarah

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  13. Oh My! I missed this one Chris..
    A GOrgeous image and FABulous layout...LOve it.
    Chrissyxx
    Hope you didn't have to get up to early lol. I've been there and know how it feels!

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  14. Great card! Thank you for joining us this month at A Little Bit Crafty!

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