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Saturday, 30 October 2010

Commissioned Birthday Card

A customer wanted a card for her nephew who loves animals so I turned to Joanna Sheen's Jayne Netley Mayhew CD.  I decided to go for this German Shepherd image and have simply distressed the matching backing paper and mounted it up onto various layers of different hues of brown (yes they are all brown - no matter how hard I tried I couldn't get the mucky brown coloured one to photograph with the camera) and added a sentiment so it could fit in with the CD Sunday Challenge of no embellishments - yikes that certainly was a challenge!!!

This card also fits the following challenges:

Cards for Men - Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything goes
Fab n Funky - Keep it clean and simple
CRAFT - Monotone 
Crafty Emma - Chocolate Caramel - I decided to go for the colour tones that these two words imply.


Nannieflash said...

Fabulous image Kym love Alsation dogs and this is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Trimgym said...

Great monotone, or we should of course have said monochrome, card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won.

Jo and Tigerlover.

Christine said...

Super image and card Kym, thanks for joining in with us again at CD Sunday.
Christine xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card, Thank you for joining in with this week at C.R.A.F.T Challenge
Kevin xx

Caroljane said...

A lovely card Kym for our challenge. wasn't easy - was it.
Thanks for joining us again.

Purple Crazy said...

Fab card Kym, JS cd's are great for animals aren't they. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week. xx

Crafty_Fairie said...

Great card Kym.

Good Luck at CRAFT Challenge.

Kerry x

Jennifer said...

Lovely card!! Thanks for joining us at FnF xx Jenny xx

Julie said...

Great card - perfect colours for our challenge at CES this week-thanks for joining us! Juliexx

Emma said...

A gorgeous card Kym...the image is adorable.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges and good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Emma H said...

Very elegant, thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky!

Vicky said...

Hi this is such a beautiful card, my eldest son would love this he loves German Shepards. Colours are perfect.
Thankyou for joining us at CES Challenges & certainly hope you will join us again.

Hugs Vicky xx

Kym Weber said...

What a great birthday card! Love the different brown hues - kind of like a German Shepherd has on their coat! Absolutely love the image - I have a German Shepherd myself named Misty Boo! Fabulous work! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Cards For Men. Hope you’ll be joining us for the next challenge.