Monday, June 1, 2009

Something Completely Different Challenge

Morning Folks....well Oliver will be arriving any minute and that's Grandma's day completely mapped out....so without anymore ado...let's cut to the chase.  At long last I have managed to find some time to play along at a fabulous new challenge blog.....

brought to us from the mega talented .... Carol
one of my teamies from the former TYI and
my lovely bloggy bud...the super duper talented
Dawn is on the DT

And this is really something completely different......a new challenge each month with a different theme each week......this month it's "TWINCHIES" and the theme this week is 

"BIRDS" 
As you all know how much I love my feathered friends......but this is totally out of my comfort zone and of course that is why it's called a challenge.... not one to do anything by halves.....I have got not just ONE TWINCHIE (which if you don't know is 2" x 2").... but FOUR.......hope this counts....and made them into a card.....and please let me down gently Carole.....you so know that this isn't my thing.

Cardstock....Brown Linen
Background Stamps:Hero Arts Old Letter Writing
Penny Black: Enjoy Collection
Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads
Antique Linen...Brushed Corduroy...Walnut Stain
Versafine: Onyx Black
Leaves: Hero Arts..Scattered Leaves Stamp Set
Sentiment: Hero Arts Share The Laughter
Button: Basic Grey Granola
Twine from stash
And do you know what.....I had great fun and really enjoyed making this card......so why don't you pop along and join in the fun.   Well off to spend the day with one cute little fella.....another glorious day forecast but oh dear.....later in the week SNOW  for some parts of Scotland.....WHAT.. are you having a laugh ?.....SNOW IN JUNE.....oh yes....it has happened before....catch up with you all tomorrow when normal service will be resumed.....it will be just another crafting day at the cubbyhole.
Hugs Kath xxxxxx

28 comments:

Kim Piggott said...

Kath this is just fabulous!
I love these twinchies!
Great image and your design beautiful!
Have a great day with your Grandson!
hugs
kim x

Nilla said...

Love it, Kath, it's like looking in a 3D window, so great! Hugs Nilla

ella bella said...

stunning card love the design and colours
Tracy x

Gez said...

Super card, super twinchies Kath. Thank you so much for joining us. Have a lovely day with your Grandson. Snow???

Best wishes. Gez.xx

Dolly said...

Love your twinchies! Great way to use them on a card, enjoy your day xx

Chriss Rollins said...

Let you down gently indeed...lol... wow out of your comfort zone.... think you need to take on SCD every week you are a brilliant.

have a great day with DGS and congrats on your CI bird stamp.

chriss x

Lynda said...

Pure genious as always - a beautiful card Kath
Love Lynda xxx

Kaz said...

Fab card, love the way you've used twinchies.

Have fun with your grandson x

Ang said...

Wow this is just fab, what a great idea. Hope you will join us SCD again

Terrie B x said...

Your card is `gorgeous` Kath...love the brown linen along with the birds.....
`Gorgeous` TFS
Have a lovely Day with Oliver....

Seriously `Snow` actually I can believe anythings possible with the weather !!!!
lotss of love oh `lovely one` :) x

joey said...

Hiya Kath, I was happily reading your post until I hit the word Snow! lol, my gosh eeeek I hope not lol. Your card is gorgeous, you would never have guessed you were out of your comfort zone, beautiful work. Joey.x

Dawn said...

Morning KAth!!

Wheee I love your twinchies 4 for the price of 1 - I've seen you do this sort of thing before and it's brilliant - love the colours too..

Yup weather is hotter here today not such a cold wind, just been for a spin with the top down and it's hot!! SNOW!!! what a bloomin' nightmare - you couldn't make that up!! Double Grrrr!!!


Hugs
Dawn
#xx

Nunt said...

Absolutely stunning! The coloring, the layout... So beautiful!

xx, nunt

stampingheaven said...

This is truly stunning Kath, never tried Twinches before. Enjoy your day.

Allison said...

have a good day Kath, love the card
AllisonX

weewiccababe said...

what a bonny card kath - maybe twinchies are your thing after all!
yup I've seen snow in June and July too - its half the fun of being a Scot lol

Cass said...

Stunning card Kath.Love everthing about it.Glad you enjoyed your day in Alford.Hope you left some for me to buy....lol.
Have a fab day with your grandson.
Hugs
Cass xxx

Peet said...

Fabulous card, Kath!! Love it very much, great work!!!
Hugs
Peet

Carol said...

Oh Kath - fab take on the theme! and great twinchies, alone and together....fabbie card...

Thanks for the great intro - wondered who you were talking about!! roflxx

Hope you had a fab day with your grandson

XX

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Kath,l love the colour.

Hugs Riet.x

Ang C said...

What a great idea and an absolutely fab card too

Debbie said...

Love the monotones...

Carol said...

I am absoloutely convinced now that you could do anything with cards! This is stunning!! love the muted tones...you know me i either like 'knock your eyes out bright'.... or this....i love it :)

Hugs
Carol x

Mina said...

wow just gorgeous Kath I love the layout its simple but really effective xxx xxx

Ellen said...

great twinchies, the colours are beautiful

Manuela said...

wow kath! what a fantastic card! i love this layout and the birds! fabulous! hugs from austria, manuela

Denise Clark said...

Kath, I LOVE your little twist! The four twinchies are wonderful! I thought about that myself, making my twinchie into a card. What do you do with Twinchies?

Artyjen said...

Super colours and image divided into four....very effective.
xoxo

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