Monday, 12 October 2015

Ike's Art Castle

Morning and I have two cards today and a new challenge at Artistic Inspirations which is ATG/Halloween,our sponsor is Ike's Art and I used the image "Castle",coloured with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,I embossed the background with The Brick EF from Crafters Companion swiped with Distress ink,some foliage die-cuts and Spellbinders Gilded gate brushed with Tarnished Brass distress stain and crumpled to look run down.
papertake weekly-ATG
everybody art-cards for a man
Pennys challenges-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
crafty gals-dude/guys cards
inspiration destination-ATG
crafty catz-embossing
creative fingers-ATG
polka doodle-use die-cuts
spellbinding stamps-use at least 2 mediums/promarkers/distress inks/distress stain
allsorts-no design paper
not just cards-ATG
Thanks for dropping by and will get back to all your comments tonight
Carol x x


cotnob said...

This is fabulous Carol, a wonderful image and great die cut details.

Alison59 said...

Super card - love the "broken" gates - great idea :-)

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A fabulously designed card with the image and broken down gates, looks great.

rachel said...

this looks fabulous carol. i love how you have used the diecuts. just brilliant. hugs xx

Jacee said...

Fabulous Carol, love the gates!
Hugs Jacee
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Pia S said...

Love this card!! Here the die cuts have a purpose, they make a scene for this image instead of just serving as embellishments. I wouldn't have known what to do with this image, I've got a similar one,and I'm now really inspired to get to use it....

Stampsnob. said...

I could live there if the weather is warm........Lis

Karen C said...

Love how you did that gate, very creative! So glad you came Through The Craft Room Door to play! Can't wait to see more of your talent!
Karen C

Rae Ann said...

Love the effect of the run down gate with the stamp! It is perfect! All of the elements work so well on this card.

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Dude! challenge.

Amy Cohen said...

Fabulous- love all the different elements here. My fav, is probably the gate in front. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty.

Michelle said...

Fantastic with all those die-cuts.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
Good luck. xxx Michelle (DT)

Rose said...

Gorgeous card Carol, fabulous image from Ike. Love the gates effect.
Rose x

*Vicki* said...

What a totally amazing creation Carol!! LOVE the brick wall behind there! :)

susiestacey said...

Great card, lots of fab details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'No Design Papers' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

Helene E said...

Love all the details! Thank you for joining in our challenge at Allsorts this week!

butterfly said...

I love the broken down gates and trailing ivy - there's a real fairy tale feel to this.
Alison x

EdenLand Designs said...

Wonderful card!!! Love the die cut and embossing accents!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Fingers this time around, and hope to see your work again soon :)

ike said...

What a fabulous card. The background is super and those gates are just wonderful. A very clever design :-)
Thank you for using one of my images and it was a pleasure to Sponsor you all.

IKE xx

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Asha said...

A tua criação é muito linda, Carol. Belas cores e cheia de vida. Agradeço muito teres participado no PolkaDoodles esta semana. Espero ver-te novamente no concurso da próxima semana.
Beijinhos, Asha (DT)