Sunday, May 22, 2011

A Windmill That Was a Pinwheel and a Plaid Dad Card

     Mark's Finest Papers Challenge #56 calls for tone on tone cards with the main image popped up.

     My popup is cut from a pinwheel die from Lil Inker.  I mounted the blades on a lighthouse to give the illusion of a Windmill, but only used 4 dies instead of the 6 a pinwheel would have.  I then fringe cut the blades to make them more masculine..the curve is really cute, but thought it might be too cute for this card I am giving to my Dad.

    The image is from ODBD Keep My Lamp Burning.  Can you tell how much I love this set?  It is so versatile!  I have wanted to make a windmill for awhile now, and originally bought this set to do that!  Since I incorporated plaid, I am entering a second card in ODBD Plaid or Gingham challenge.

Thanks for peeking in today! ;)

Supplies I used:

ODBD Keep My Lamp Burning, Lil Inker pinwheel die, Vellum quote from quote book, Staz On Ink, Scor Pal, MS Fringe Scissors

7 comments:

  1. a beauty in those blues...creative use of the pinwheel elements....thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends

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  2. Beautiful blues!!!
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Speedy's Friends.

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  3. Thank you for sharing this with me. What a creative way to use your Pinwheel die!!! Smart cookie!!!

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  4. Wonderful example of tone on tone! Thanks for playing along with Speedy's Friends!

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  5. This is simply beautiful. Love the pinwheel to make it look like a windmill. Very creative! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

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  6. Oh how creative Marlena!! Love the added wings!! Great choice of colors and design!! Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!

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  7. Marlene, another beautiful and creative card!! I love that BG. Thanks for entering another card to this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at ODBD! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)