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Sunday, 31 August 2014

"Be Funny" with Unstampabelles.

Well it's still hot and sticky here in Cyprus but then we are in the hottest month of the year. But here comes September and the days will be getting cooler but not too cool I hear my visitors say. My son arrives this week so he's looking forward to lots of sunshine and lazy days by and in the pool. I'm looking forward to my hugs!!

Anyway on to this months card at Unstampabelles. Susan challenged us to "Be Funny" and the twist is to frame it. I found a cute, fun image for a Christmas card.


Yep!! They've lost Santa!! That reindeer looks like he couldn't care less but the penguin is pacing about like a pregnant father!!

The card was readymade silver card with an oblong aperture. This was so crying out to me to make a frame for it. I placed navy blue card stock behind and placed the scene centrally on it. Then I decoupaged the reindeer and penguin and put them outside of the frame.
I put silver stars down both sides to emphasise the frame. Then cut two strips of the same card to place at each side of the whole thing. This was edged with silver peel off wavy lines.

So  this is a cute, fun card ready for the Christmas box which is slowly get bigger! I hope you've been inspired and tempted to take a peek at Unstampabelles.....link in the side bar.The challenge is to make a funny card and the twist is Frame It!! Also you mustn't use stamps of any description on your entry. It is UNstampabelles after all.

 This month Susan and her hubby The Woodman, are donating a prize to the winner.
Take a look. A Spellbinders Bracket Border die. Now who wouldn't love to win this.....sooooooo generous. Thank you x


Don't forget to visit my teamies too, as they have created some really funny cards.

Challenges: allsortschallenge........Early Christmas Make
52cct.........Pick a sketch from previous challenge (Sketch#7 July 2012)
......................I moved the vertical lines out to the side of the oblong frame...........

12 comments:

  1. this is so gorgeous!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at CRAFT-Challenge!

    Hugs and kisses from germany, silvi xoxo

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  2. lovely card and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck fab christmas card

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  3. Adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at the Hambo Hoedown.

    Jeannie T.
    Hambo Stamps DT

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  4. I hope your cuties find Santa before Christmas! :D Such a fun card.

    Thanks for joining us at 52CCT this week.

    Hugs, Gill x
    52CCT Design Team

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  5. A wonderful Christmas creation. So cute. Thank you for joining us this time at Penny's Paper-Crafty - Michelle x

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  6. So very sweet Wynn and perfect for this weeks theme at Allsorts, thank so much for joining in.

    B x

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  7. Wonderful card - thanks for joining in our Get Organised for Christmas Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  8. Such a great card - it makes me smile each time I see it. The fatuous look on the reindeer - he is happy to not be doing.......and as you say, the penguin is being all responsible!

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  9. Great card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxxx

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  10. This is a fun card - I do like the colours you've used. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  11. This card certainly made me chuckle! Well done, Wynn! Thanks for joining our August Pick A Previous Sketch challenge at 52 {C}CT. Have a lovely day!
    hugs, Asha

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  12. très mignonne et pleine d'humour Wynn, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

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