Thursday, 15 April 2010

Fred She Said April Blog Hop

Welcome to our FOURTH "FRED SHE SAID" blog hop!!! If you just happened to drop by my blog and you are not aware of this wonderful event taking place, please go back to the "FRED SHE SAID" blog here  and start your hop!

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Along the way, please leave a comment on the blogs, follow the instructions at the end of the blog hop, at the Challenge blog, to make your entry and your name will go in for a draw for a $20 Gift Certificate for the Fred She Said Store!

Here is my "Fred She Said" creation:


 I used the new old truck set which should be in store today. This one comes uncoloured and there is also pre- coloured versions. I used the un coloured one and paper pieced the truck then coloured the rest with polychromos pencils and oms.
The papers are Stampin Up and Basic Grey and the sheet music is from an old music book.
I am terrible at male cards and really didn't know what  to add for embelishments so I ended up raiding my button box and just used some random buttons.

Here's a close up of the truck and my camera is finally working properly again, yay!! I even took this pic inside this morning when there was hardly any light and I didn't use any lamps either!



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This blog hop will run from today, April 15th until April 22nd . On the 22nd, the winner will be announced on the "Fred She Said" blog 

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63 comments:

Anne said...

Such a pretty card, love that music background and the buttons

DQ said...

love the paper piecing, the texture on the car makes the card POP!

mckinkle said...

Great card, love the paper piecing! Its worked so well!

Keryn :)

Poppy said...

love the music paper,great card.
poppy

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fab, love that image.
Glad the camera is behaving.
luv
Debby

Josephine said...

Everyone seems to be loving that truck, but they're all so different - just shows how versatile the images are. Beautiful result.

sundownerin said...

Such a pretty card. Its worked so well!
FANTASTIC

Jaspere said...

Do you know how much I love paper piecing? Love the rustic look it adds to the image.

Carla said...

I'm with you ....about male cards...but this one is very lovely.
Greetings from the Netherlands
Carla

puffinfan said...

OMG this car is really getting around LOL love the background you've used

Courtney said...

Another great card with that great truck! Love it!

Valarie (vampme3) said...

Great job! Love the monochromatic look of this!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

fabulous card - and perfect for father's day! i love it!

Carolivy said...

Great card Lora! Love the paper piecing!
Hugs
Carol

Jayne said...

Love the textured look of the truck.

Marie B. said...

I soooo hear ya about embellishing male cards! My embellies are all so....girlie! I think you did a great job tho! :)

Nancy said...

I love the paper piecing and the buttons were the perfect touch!

Gloria Westerman said...

Great male card......and your texture on the truck is pretty cool.....thank you for sharing....

racinggrandma61 said...

Great job on the truck.....it really does look OLD. The texture is the bling that you need on this card

Carol said...

Lora-I love that you paper pieced this truck. I would have never thought to do that...that is a fun way to do a digi. You and I thought of the same type of embellishment. If I could figure out how to make some embossing powder stick on a washer...I would have done that...lol Making envelopes to match the cards are fun. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}
Chocolate Crafts and Bears, Oh My

Lori said...

The texture is great . I think I will try that technique too. Thanks.

wannabcre8tive said...

Beautiful work. Love the old truck with the music dp.

Maria Matter said...

love the paper piecing here Lora! beautiful card hun!
blessings, Maria

Vicki said...

Love your paper piecing on the car Lora...and the buttons add the perfect touch...great job!

HUGS!
Vicki

CathyRose said...

What a great card. Your coloring is fabulous!

craftymom205 said...

Great card.

pelliott said...

Great card with the paper piecing, and the lovely rustic colours. Fab.
Peta xx

Grace said...

It has such a true vintage feel with the textures, music and buttons. Love it. Thanks.

Sonya said...

Love the design!! Great Job my DT sister!

ElaineBC said...

I love how you paper pieced the truck. Great selection of papers.

Jenn said...

Nice card... the car and the vintage like sheet music really gives an old time feel

I like it :)

Jennifer

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Another fabulous "old car" card. Beautifully put together with the music dp and the textured paper.
TFS
Charlotte

Rufus said...

Have got to find some old sheet music! Great background idea. Neat paper piecing!
R/

Jan Hunnicutt said...

The paper piecing is neat, really gives your truck nice texture!

Jennifer said...

What a great card! Love that car!

Jennifer L

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Hi Lora
hope your well
fab card, great image and super vintage effect. janex

Randi said...

Such a great card - I love your paperpiecing ;)
Hugs

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

oooh paperpiecing, a terrific idea for the truck! Love it, Lora:)

Sandy O said...

Oh WOW, eaht a fantastic idea to paper piece this image. I really thought you colored it! Thank you for showing a "think outside the box" idea.

Cheryl said...

Wonderful card! I love the music papers.

Seongsook Duncan said...

Great card! I love the image and the old music paper as background that you used. Thanks for sharing.

disneylisa said...

Thanks for more ideas for masculine cards. I really do need those.

merniebug said...

Looks like I'm not the only one who's crazy for that truck. You sure did it proud.

Susan said...

Nicely done! and love this stamp
Susan

Sheila D said...

What a great idea to paper piece the truck. Looks fantastic. The buttons are a great addition for some added texture. Very cool!

Peggy said...

You did a great job. I love the paper piecing. I would never think to do that!

Cheri Howard said...

Love your card! Paper piecing is my LEAST favorite technique, but you've done a beautiful job!

Anne said...

Lora what a clver use of the truck design.

Cyprus Anne

TAS said...

Love the way you paper pieced the truck image! That is too, too cool! Buttons were a perfect added detail.

Peggy said...

Love your card!!

candywrapsmore said...

Great card. I love the sheet music background. I never would have thought to incorporate something like that in a card. Very inspiring!

Joanne Travis said...

SO pretty, love the sheet music background.

Melissa S. said...

Great card. I really like this image and it so fun to see what you all did with it.

Pamela said...

Lovely card.
Pam x

Hannapanna said...

Love the colous on this card. :)Beautiful patterned papers too. Hugs

Stitchinwitch said...

Great card, love the paper piecing and the background

terrie said...

great idea on the background paper..well done

craft_princess said...

Very cool card!

Jennifer McGee said...

This is a wonderful card.

ileana said...

this is so lovely! I love the music sheet behind!

Lois said...

That old truck just gets better and better.

laney said...

Great card Lora!!! this design is going to be very popular me thinks !!
hugs
laney

Vana63 said...

I think the random buttons finished this cute card perfectly! Luv that you used paper from an old music book :-)