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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Week 11: Do You Stack Up - Add a Bow


Hi there!  We are onto Week 11 at the Do You Stack Up Challenge Blog!

This weeks theme is:
Add a Bow


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I made my card using an image from Jellypark called Dinosaur Boy.   As I didn't want the card to be too girly I added a bow tie instead of a regular bow.  I think he looks really smart!



I stamped the sentiment in black ink then took a black marker and drew the outline by hand, then smudged some black ink over the top and edges to give it a more roughed up look!



You might have noticed that the dinosaur is printed onto fabric.  I wanted to use the fabric I use on some of my dinosaur t-shirts so I cut a piece adhered it to a piece of iron on fusible webbing.  This has a peel off back that reveals something akin to doublesided tape.  I then stuck this to a piece of printer paper and fed it through the printer like any other normal piece of paper.  It worked perfectly.  I ironed over the top just to make sure the ink was dry and then cut it out and stuck it on my project!

Looking forward to seeing all your creations! Load them up at DYSU!

11 comments:

  1. Wow Jo this is great. I love this image and that fabric you have used is just right. I love it!! Hugs Denise xx

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  2. This is supercool. Looks kind of scary..... :)

    Hugs,
    Wenche

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  3. great cool card Jo, love the way you paper pieced it, it looks fantastic
    hugs
    Miranda

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  4. This is the cutest darn card Jo! The fabric piecing is a super idea, along with adding that bow tie--too adorable. Terrific card for a child.
    Hugs
    PeggySue

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  5. Hi Jo! Thx for stopping by my blog - thought I'd come and say Hi! I'm so glad I did because I love your style! I'll be back!

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  6. I love your style so much, Jo! This little fellow is uber cute! Janna

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  7. This card is fabulous, Jo. I've never used fabric like this. It's wonderful!

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  8. Oh Jo.. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this creation.. I totally have to try that.. This card is just amazing.. I love having you on the DYSU DT.. you are so talented.. HUGS

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  9. really awesome card, jo! love your fabric technique:)

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  10. Wow Jo, he looks fantastic on the fabric. Thanks for the tip.

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It makes my day to hear your comments, thanks so much for taking the time to leave a message! Jo :o)