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Saturday, February 23, 2008

Rainbow Lady's Challenge Blog

A dear blog friend Cynthia has started up a new challenge blog on a Thursday. I thought I'd try my best & support her in its early stages. Things havent' gone to plan & Ive been suffering with migraines again. I reckon its because of the icy cold weather we just had as I ran a temp & couldn't keep warm half the week. So Im getting this done & going to bed for a few hours sleep to see if I can get rid as I have a minibook to design & make for my recent weekend away with my team.
The first theme is Acetate & I just happen to have this card half completed using acetate as a window. Sadly the light is poor & you can't pick up the gorgeous gems on the ribbon!!
Stamp is Crafty Individuals. I stamped it twice cut the border off & mounted it around the aperture I cut into the card front. Very simple but effective.
The inside.



17 comments:

Rainbow Lady said...

That is so lovely Paula and I love the window effect.
Many thanks for joining in my challenge
Love Cynthia x

Glitter Monkey said...

I have and love this stamp Paula and it's one of my favourite CI images. You have used it in really clever way. Very nice card. Hope you are feeling better. You mustn't be well to be leaving your crafting on a Saturday. Lol x

Andrea, said...

beautiful card paula, hope you feel better soon

micayla said...

I love the window effect, so pretty Paula. I may one day have a bash at making cards!!!
Mucho xxx

the dreamer said...

Hey, Paula! So sorry to hear your migraines are back. =( Hope you feel better soon. And hope it gets warmer soon. Sorry, have no idea what the weather is like over there. But I guess global warming has something to do with it if, even here in the Philippines, it's weirdly cold.

Love that acetate card and oh my gosh, have been dying to try making a moo card but of course never have the time. Haha.

Feel better soon, love!

*hugs*
Nina

Susan said...

SO sorry you have migraines again, Paula. Being warmer would help, wouldn't it. Hope your winter starts easing off soon.

I love your card. I think I'll try this idea as soon as I can - it looks so effective. And when I click on the first image, I can see some of the beading on the ribbon at the top :-)

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Love your card for this challenge Paula! Sorry to hear you are not yourself, hope things improve for you soon.

Scrapdolly said...

Paula it is lovely

Hope you feel more yourself soon

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

Beautiful and so creative Paula with the aperture!!

Andrea, said...

Sorry to hear you're feeling ill today Paula, take care and I hope you'll be better tomorrow

anne said...

Hope you are feeling better today Paula.
Really lovely card
x

Ann Whitfield said...

I hope you're feeling better today Paula - but if this is what you can achieve with a migraine...WOW!

Hazel said...

This is very effective, Paula - a great card.

Jules {Creative Makes} said...

As a fellow migraine sufferer for over 20 years, I fully empathise with you. I started taking daily tablets last year and wow, the release is amazing.

Fab work as per usual.

I'll check out your friends challenge blog and try to join in :-)

Pearl said...

YEs so many new challenge blogs this year ! interesting !

great take , Paula ! Beautiful work !

Hope you find release for the migraines soon !

hugs , Pearl

Ronda P. said...

Beautiful Card. I hope the migraines subside soon. That can be so hard!

PixieP said...

Beautiful card Paula hope you are feeling better Gail :)