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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Time of My Life - The Paper Shelter

Morning everyone I am back with my second DT post for The Paper Shelter.  I have used their latest image 'The Time of My Life'.  Ahhhhhhhhh memories of years gone by. I wonder how many times I have watched 'Dirty Dancing'? Bet you've seen it a few times too.


I have used the backing that comes with the image. Rather than cut it out to mount it I decided to remove the white from around the image on the jpeg file. I was then able to resize it and place it just where I wanted it and then printed onto Neenah card so that it was perfect for colouring. It's then mounted onto some blue satin card.


They are coloured as always with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils. I cut the stars with an X-cut die from glittered card and finally added some bling. The sentiment is computer generated with a little distress ink added for effect.

I hope you will join in with our challenge this week which is 'Anything Goes'. You don't have to use a Paper shelter image as you can win 3 digi's of your choice, but if you do use one (and there are so many to choose from) you could win $20 to spend in the store.
Don't forget to check out the other DT cards for a little inspiration.



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16 comments:

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is fabulous Eileen. I love the image and your colouring is wonderful

Hugs Sue

andree said...

Love it!! This is such a brilliant card-really made me smile (I love that film too!!) xx

Lorraine said...

Definitly a 'dirty Dancing' moment going on there! - love that film!
Gorgeous card too Eileen. Love your colouring.
Lorraine x

Barbara said...

Just found your lovely blog and I'm now following x Great cards!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Eileen....love the image and fab colours.xxx

Tracey said...

This is fabulous Eileen :)
I hope you're having a great week.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Angélique said...

You made a lovely card Eileen and the background is also great!
Xx Angelique

Elaine said...

Eileen how fabulous what superb colouring and a fabulous fun card I love this well done Hugs Elaine

Nannieflash said...

Hi Eileen, what a stunning card I love your image and your colouring. hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Lorraine said...

Love this Eileen. What a great image and your background is perfect.

Bianca said...

What a lovely card! Wonderfull coloration! xx Bianca

Marie said...

This is perfect Eileen. Love it to bits. Great job my friend!
Love n hugs
Marie

cotnob said...

Fab card, everything just works so well together.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Pauline
x

Laine said...

Wow!!! How much fun is this card. Wonderful image, stunning colouring.
Thank you for joining us this week at TPC.
Hugs
Laine
X

Michelle said...

Fabulous, I love that film so your card is for me great.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy tale challenge blog.
LG Michelle

Jenny said...

Wow, was für eine tolle Karte. Die gefällt mir sehr.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße.