Monday, 11 June 2012

I'm back!


I finally got to sit down today with some of this week's challenges. I'm still intending to go back and play some more. This week I received some new PTI goodies and I also went to the Brisbane Papercraft Expo yesterday and picked up a few nice things there too. :-)

The card I have created today is for three challenges: CAS-ual Fridays, Jay Gee's Nook, and finally I have managed to enter over at A Blog Named Hero.

This is the card I created:
What I used: Hero Arts/Sizzix Bicycle stamps & die set, Hero Arts envelope pattern background stamp, a mix of patterned papers, Memory Box cloud dies. Ink colours are daffodil delight, tempting turquoise, and tuxedo black.

The inspiration from the challenges was:
Use polka dots
Use two or more colours from the A Blog Named Hero logo
Jay Gee's Nook inspiration board 

Back to the Papercraft Expo. Guess who I saw while I was there? (If you have visited my photo blog since yesterday you'll already know the answer.)  This guy:
Yes, that is Tim Holtz in the process of embedding a deep desire for alcohol inks into my brain. He's a lovely guy, and very inspiring. I was so glad to get the chance to stand right there next to him and listen as he talked through the creative process, awesome!

Thanks for dropping by. I'll try to get back later today with more cards.



Julie said...

Love the card- the polka dots totally add to the overall design. Love it!

Jay Gee said...

Such a cute scene Michelle, and great way to combine challenges. Thanks so much for joining us at Jay Gee's.

PS... how cool seeing Tim Holtz live :)

Tina said...

Love your super cute scene. Thanks for joining us at A Blog Named Hero.

Tracey McNeely said...

Excellent job of combining all three challenges Michelle. The scene you created is so fun.

Lucy Newton said...

Love your scene-card! Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero!

Anonymous said...

This little scene is so lovely! The envelope pattern stamp you used is one of my favorites. :)
Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Lisa A. said...

HI MICHELLE!!! Your card is WONDERFUL...makes me want to get on a bike and go riding...lovely layout with the scenic background the envelope pattern for the sky(genius)!! Your picture makes me jealous...would love to see Tim Holtz in person...must have been fun:)!! Glad you're back!!hanks for being a part of the challenge and sharing your creativity this week at CAS-ual Fridays:)!

Jenny said...

eek you got to see Tim Holtz..... I've only seen him on TV!!!!
Super card all the patterned pieces that make up the scenery :0)
Thanks for linking up to CASual Fridays :0)
Jenny x

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

This is the PERFECT summer time card - gotta love those bicycle stamps and dies! And that envelope background is a gorgeous finishing touch! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!! We're so glad you did!!

Marlena M. said...

I love your card Michelle~such a gorgeous scene! I'm so jealous that you got to see Tim Holtz and go to a papercraft sounds like it was a blast!