Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Anything Goes at Papertake Weekly - Optional 'Shaped Cards'

Good afternoon my lovely crafty friends.
It's a lovely bright and sunny but cold day here today - just great for having a brisk walk :o)

I'm here today to share my DT make for 

and it's week one of a new month so the theme as always is 


but we do have an optional theme too if you would like to use it 


I thought it was about time I used some of my new dies I bought at the NEC in November to make my shaped card:

Card Ingredients:

Card base cut using Papermill Ivory Linen Cardstock and Go-Kreate Large Square Frames 'Frilly #10'
Image: LOTV Pre-Coloured Art Pad 5 'Action Time'
Design Papers: LOTV Nitwits 'Winter Wishes'
Sentiment Tags: LOTV 'Set 24' 
Sizzix 656340 'Primitive Stars'
Joy Crafts Lacey Square Frame
Twine from stash
Walnut Stain Distress Ink

Our sponsor this week is the wonderful
offering 1 very lucky winner

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the fabulous inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Crafty Cardmakers - This is a Man's World
Love to Create - Birthday/Anniversary
LOTV - Name That Tune (Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be Cowboys)
Use Your Stuff - Inspired by a Song

Thanks for popping by to see me today - it's always great to see you here and I always look forward to reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Hope you are having a wonderful day.


Debbie said...

Hey Debbs, Gorgeous card. Love how you have cut the lotv image out, just love this wee cowboy and dog.
The Kraft star is fab. Debbiex

Whisper said...

Absolutely gorgeous hun, i so love this cute image with the pooch too, and what a super shape too, Luv Sam x

Sarah said...

Wonderful shape, wonderful image, wonderful everything in fact!! xx

Sharon said...

This is fab Debs. I love the shape of your card and the die. Fabulous image for a boys card.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

Claire said...

Why howdy partner - I'm loving your card! Great image and colours and love the shape and all those fabby dies. Have a lovely evening. Hugs, Claire x

Sue said...

This is fabulous Debs. I love the shape, gorgeous image and brilliant detailing. Such a great colour scheme too.
hugs Sue xx

Sue B said...

Oh Wow!! what a fab card shape Debs… and I love the country and Western theme… such a cute image and the die cuts look awesome! :-)
Hope you are keeping well hun
Big Hugs Sue xx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Debs..I love the shape and colours and such a great image..love the dies too..


Marianne's Craftroom said...

I adore this image and love the shaped card, just adorable

coops said...

so stunning debs.i love your cowboy and fabulous details and shape ;D

xx coops xx

Lin said...

Gorgeous shaped card, love that image and your colouring is amazing. Perfect for our male themed challenge.

Thanks for sharing

Crafty Cardmakers and More

Tammy said...

OMGosh this is so cute Debs, adorable image and I LOVE your new die cuts, fab colors too!
Hugs, Tammy

Wishcraft said...

Ooh I love this Debs! Fab design, love the dies you've used and that cute image. Gorgeous :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Janice said...

A beautiful card shape and lots of lovely layers, this is a super card Debs, Jx

Papercraft By Carole said...

Love the colour combination you have used with your fab little cowboy. Great shaped card too. Thanks for joining in with my male themed challenge at CCM & M. Cxxx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Debs :-) the image is super cute and the shape and colours are perfect ,,, LOVE it :-)

Lols x x x

Jane Savage said...

Gorgeous 'little man' card, Debs. Love that amazing star die-cut, it really sets off the design. xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A great card Debs I must admit I am enjoying making shaped cards at the moment! Susan x

cotnob said...

This is a brilliant card Debs, I love your design and fabulous image. Great colours - perfect for a boys card.

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Wow! I just saw this over on Papertake! I love the shape of this card and the fancy brown die, actually i love the whole thing! I may have to check out those dies, your card is so inspirational!!

Elaine said...

Great card and I love the image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and more.

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, I love your creation, fabulous as always hugs Pops x x

Liz McGuire, said...

Aww, this is gorgeous. Great dies, what are we like? We buy stuff then it takes an age for us to use it!

Liz x

Josephine said...

Oh, this is fabulous - love all the layering - gives a really textured effect!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More!

susiestacey said...

Great cards Debs, just love those cute little LOTV fellas x Susan x

Julie said...

Fab card Deb - great use of the precoloured image and I love the colours! Hugs, Juliexx

debby4000 said...

Adorable, beautiful card.

Jules said...

Hi Debs

A brilliant card.

Loving those dies and your colour combo!!

I hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Erica said...

Such a great boys' card, Debbie. I love the shaped card and the background die goes perfectly!

I don't think I know the song you've chosen so I'll have to have a listen!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Name That Tune' challenge!

Good Luck!


Erica x

Donna said...

Fab card Debs, love the shape and the cool design...perfect for the occasion :) Donna ♥ x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Great card Debs, I also love all the Go Kreate dies, I have them all as I love making shaped cards, they always stand out from the rest
Hugs Julie x

Amanda said...

This is so adorable! I just love the image! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff this week!

Solange J. said...

So beautiful and innovative, I love it ! Thanks for playing along with us at Use Your stuff !

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous! I love this! the image is great and I love the shaped you've made the card, awesome! Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week! Mo dt x

Ruza Rebel said...

Such an adorable card for a little boy, or cowgirl!
Thank you for joining our 2nd Birthday Celebrations / Anniversary Challenge over at Love to Create Challenges this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Cathy said...

This is the most adorable card. I love it. I love shaped cards anyway, then you add these papers and sweet image. AWESOME...

Lauren Hatwell said...

Fabulous card. I just love it. Lx