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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

If the Shoe Fits...

I loved using this great image from StretchNBubbles named "If the Shoe Fits...". This is my entry into the Polka Doodles Challenge - which currently has a free theme.

This card uses a DCWV embossed cardbase, which I have coloured with chalks. To mount the image mounted I used black CS, and abstractly cut it to 'go with the flow' of the wavy edged image.  I coloured the image with markers, and Stardust pens (one of my faves!)  I stitched black seed beads around the border of the image, and added some sweet crocheted flowers.

I must have been in a bit of a crazy mood today (after traversing the supermarket the day before Christmas Eve!) because after I finished this card, I noticed how much this card goes 'against the grain' the abstract shaped image against the symmetrical embossed square pattern, and the funky image design against the sweet tradition of the crochet flowers.  I'm happy.

Happy days everyone!
 Pauline

6 cared to share!:

Olde Dame Penniwig said...

It's pretty!

I'd like to see what you create after you go to the post-Christmas sales -- they are really wild and wooly this year!!!

brenda said...

Hi Pauline

What a real fun card. I'ts good to be different and go against the grain makes something totally unique.

Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles this week.

Kerry said...

Such a fun image. Thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles this week.

Tip Top said...

Hehehehe! Do like this! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

Fliss said...

This is lovely and such a fun image from Alison too. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Polka Doodles this week.
Fliss x

Hope Jacare said...

Great card - thanks for playing along at Polkadoodles! Cheers Claire x