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Thursday, 18 March 2010

Guest Designer for AiFactory Challenge 28




As I was the winner of Challenge 26 at AiFactory, Angie asked me if I'd like to be a Guest Designer for her challenge this week. Of course I agreed. She sent me this lovely little digi of a pirate and his treasure chest to use.

The challenge is to make a scene, plus to not use any ribbon. It is not a requirement to use AiF stamps in your projects, but if you have them it would be nice to see them. There is a freebie section here, with lots of fab images. If you're uploading to any online galleries, then please use keyword AIF028. Please have your entries uploaded by midnight EST next Wednesday.

For my card I've coloured the pirate and his treasure chest with promarkers, and added them to some sandy coloured card to represent the beach. I've added some pics of starfish and shells, and some gems for treasure. I found a picture of a pirate ship from a kids' colouring page online, which I've coloured and added to the background. The backing papers are HOTP, with the top blue bp being put through the Cuttlebug with a retro circles folder. I've added a black border along the centre, punched with an MS punch. The 'Ahoy Captain' was a freebie from a mag, and 'Arrr.....Matey'  a free digi (not sure where from). I've finished the card with 3 black buttons in the corner.

I'm entering this card into these challenges:

Cards for Men Challenge 6 - Happy Birthday
Saturday Spotlight HP22 - So slick - there is Glossy Accents on the sea although you can't see it in the pic.

8 comments:

Fliss said...

Fabulous card Julie! Congratulations on your guest spot-I got a big surprise when I realised it was you!
Struggled with mine a bit as no pirate stuff her and I thought your ship idea great-I never thought to look online!
Fliss x

Liz said...

Wow thats wonderful just love it all brilliant colouring too

Liz xx

Donnas Den said...

Great card, Julie. Thanks for entering the Cards for Men challenge and good luck.

Donna xx

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card, love the colouring. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, and good luck with the Challenge. With hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Angie Cortes said...

Love it Julie!! Thanks so much for being our Guest Designer at AiFactory this week!!

Jessica G. said...

Wonderful scene on this adorable card and great addition to 'slick' up the seas! Thanks for playing in this week's Saturday Spotlight challenge!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is such a fun creation!! I love the scene you created and the coloring and design! Thanks so much for joining us at Saturday Spotlight!

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! This is just so clever!! I love your scenery and the coloring is just fabulous!!! Love the fun accents you've used too!! :) Thanks for sharing it with us at Saturday Spotlight this week!!HUGS

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