Thursday, March 20, 2014

Count your rainbows........

Hello all!
Back with a reminder that the very first challenge over at Time Out still has another week for you to get those entries in!  The theme is your own inspiration from the phrase 'Dancing in the rain' and you could win a fab prize too so please do take some time out to join us :)
         I haven't played with an Octopode Factory image for a while so I decided to do something with one of the new releases from Lily - you can check out her shop here.
         I used my Copics to colour the image and then fussy cut her and stuck her onto a copy of an old postcard from Venice, adding a stamped sentiment and some flowers and gems to the brolly.   I need to keep reminding myself of this sentiment over the next few weeks - over the last 25 years, I've moved house 14 times!!  You'd think I'd have the whole thing fine tuned but nope, still finding it difficult to declutter and let go of things - must have a hoarding gene in my DNA, a craft hoarding gene!
                              Anyway, enough of the whining, I need to get on so I'll finish up here with the usual photo and enter this into the challenges at -


         Thanks for stopping by today!



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11 comments:

  1. A beautiful combined card! Fun the flowers on the umbrella... Hugs, Gerrrina

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  2. Fun image, interesting background and great sentiment. I'm in awe! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog (FCB). Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    FCB DT Coordinator

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  3. What a funky mix of images, that postcard seems the perfect back drop to this colourful girl. And that sentiment is something that I need to remind myself of more often. I sure hope the packing goes smoothly x

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  4. Fantastic card Dawn and beautiful coloring and design.

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  5. OMGoodness, Dawn, this is utterly adorable! Love that fun image, your wonderful coloring, and the fab sentiment! This is so cool with the postcard & DP--I love it! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  6. What's not to love about this card? Absolutely wonderful and gorgeous!!! Love the collage look and that sentiment is is something we all ought to remember every day :o)

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  7. 14 times! Wow that's a lot of packing. :-) You do like your quirky images don't you. LOL. the little scene you've created is clever and like her dress up brolly. Hugs!

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  8. Fantastic card!
    Thank for joining us at Fitztown Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

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  9. So cute! I love the fun colors of the umbrella with the sweet little flowers!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Makeover!
    <3 Emily L.-DT

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  10. Oh, I almost forgot about Octopodes - how could that happen - they are so unforgettable and you are the one that got me hooked on them! This is sooooo fun Dawn. A great card for sure! Hugz!

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  11. What a fun and unique card, brought a smile to my face x

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