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Daring Cardmakers 20/20 Vision

Posted by manicstamper on February 23, 2007

WOW a toughie this week from Kathy and it’s taken me all day to decide on a design for this one.
Stamping as usual from me cos if I tried to get clever with papers, flowers and brads I would come badly unstuck.
So twenty faces, twenty pairs of eyes, twenty mouths…..however you want to count it….there are twenty.
I’ve been dying to use these Stampington stamps for ages and this card was also a good way to use up some small pieces of cream card.
Images are stamped in black Stazon and then cut randomly and coloured with my Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads……..I just lurrrrrrrrve those colours.
The images have been mounted onto black card and then onto a cream card blank….which you can’t see on the scan.
I did try to put a frame around it in my photo programme but it didn’t look too good…..lol.
The word is cut by my mate Jimminy Cricut in Base Camp, using a shadow cut for the black and then normal cut for the coloured letters which were cut in cream card and then inked.
So have you ‘Dared’ yet?
Thanks girls……..I enjoyed this one.
Sheila
x

14 Responses to “Daring Cardmakers 20/20 Vision”

  1. Jane said

    well done Sheila ! its lovely- you’re very good- coming up with such a good design in a day- it took me all week to come up with mine ! lol!

  2. Nickynoo said

    That is so striking! What a great card : ).

  3. Lythan said

    oh that is an amazing card Sheila. You are clever!

  4. Gillian Hamilton said

    Well you know I’m just going to love this… Amazingly Stunning!!!! What a clever take on the dare Sheila..those stamps are Gorgeous!!!…

  5. Rhi said

    Beatutiful Sheila, what a great impact all those faces and colours make, fantastic šŸ™‚

  6. Kathy said

    Sheila, this is just so fab, I love this retro arty colour block look – is it Andy Warhol that did loads of this sort of stuff?
    Anyway, it’s stunning, not just for the stamping but the “movement” you’ve got with all the random angles. I could have thought about this dare for a year and not come up with anything half as good as this.

  7. Jo said

    wow! this is just fab. It is such an amazing card šŸ™‚

    jo xx

  8. Paula said

    I think this is a very novel idea to use imagery. It lends itself to the 20’s 7 the film industry adverts.

  9. Leo said

    What a fantastic card! Love the design, it’s very graphic design but arty too, really clever wish I could do it! xx Leo

  10. Lynne.x said

    Love your card Sheila – the colours are wonderful.

  11. Saffa said

    OOh Sheila!

    Thats gorgeous! Very very cool1

    xxSaffa

  12. Rachel said

    wow Sheila, another stunner!!!

  13. Steph said

    What a fantastic card! and … I just love reading your blog every day – it’s better than a book – always makes me laugh – compulsive viewing for me – great!

  14. Flower said

    You did splendid on this dare! I love it!

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