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Sunday, February 5, 2012

rustic cowboy

Where did the time go? It seems like I blinked and it's now February. This year has really gotten off to a slow start. I have not been able to spend much time either at the craft desk or here on my blog. I did manage to squeeze in little bits and pieces and here is one of them


Papercraft Star has a rustic challenge this week, and I thought this picture looked perfect for it. It's a vintage cowboy from The Graphics Fairy.
The base of the card has been embossed with the woodgrain folder from Sizzix, inked and overlaid with gauze (couldn't find my burlap stash) and a fence cut from corrugated board. The topper has been stitched and how do you like the sentiment!
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The card is finished with natural twine, ribbons, and a chipboard star. The star is a Sizzix die cut laid atop a circle cut from a Lifestyle Crafts die. The circle is coated in crackle accent, and the star with distress stickles mixed with some crystal stickles for a little sparkle.

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Thanks for stopping by!
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14 comments:

Karen Letchworth said...

Well, this is just about the cutest card I've seen all day. That adorable little cowboy just cries out CUTENESS!!!! You did awesome job on this card. Thanks SO MUCH for playing along with us thisw week in our "All Tied Up" Challenge at Shelly's Images. We really hope you will join us again next week so that we can see more of your adorable art work. You really are a fun crafter!
Blessings,
Karen - Design Team Member
P.S. I also just wanted to invite you to visit my blog and, if you like, become a follower on my blog, and I would LOVE permission to also follow your blog. You really do nice work, and I'd just love to see what you will make next. Thanks again for playing along so that I can enjoy your cute work. Hope to see you soon!
karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Cat's sCrap said...

Beautiful card. Original theme. Wonderful graphic effect. Interesting layout. Good work !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

P.S. : I 'm not sure that your card is vintage...

ferrellgraph-x said...

Hilda this is the cutest card ever!!! Using the corrugated board for the fence is brilliant! I love the way you stiched the rope onto the card! I'm inspired to make one for my son! It really is a pleasure to have you playing along with us at Papercraft Star!
Kindest regards,
Jennifer

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh My STARS!! This is SO ADORABLE! Love everything about it ... awesome job! Thanks so much for joining our "ALL TIED-UP" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card, love the image & you have got the rustic/vintagey feel down perfectly!

Thank you for sharing with us at Divas this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Heather said...

So gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week :)

princesskitten said...

Super card for a lad - love the fence

kitten - Shelly's team

NGCARDS said...

Great creation hun! Thanks for playing over at Charisma Cardz! xxx

Dora said...

What a fun card, so cute, love it.. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week.

Leah the Orange said...

this is just altogether TOO stinkin' cute! love the vintage card/image, and your textured details are the perfect fit! thanks for sharing this fun creation with the Charisma Galz, and good luck!

Brandi said...

This is so adorable! Love it! :) Thank you so much for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenge this week! :)

Lisa Jane said...

LOve that vintage cowboy - so cute .. and the twine is brilliant
Thanks for joining us at Diva's this week
Lisa x

cebelica said...

Hi! Sorry I'm a bit late, but I wanted to tell you that your card is very beautiful. I LOVE it!!!
Thank you for playing at our previous challenge at Crafty ribbons. I hope you'll join our new challenge too! xx

Lesley said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for taking part in CYDA's Stitching challenge xx