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Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Flower Doodle

Am being forced to catch up on our laundry today 'cos there's a severe basket overflow situation with piles big enough to sink the Titanic ... where does it all come from??

In between washloads I've managed to make a couple of quick cards, which are virtually identical apart from the wee bit of doodling I added to the 2nd version around the petals and the edges of the layers.
Click the picture for a larger image.

The Pink Elephant Challenge #26 is a recipe where the ingredients are ...
3 x brads
1 x flower
1 x patterned paper

... and Funky Fairys Challenge #28 is to use Black and White ... so I've killed 2 birds with 1 stone here.
The focal flower image with the funky border is from Funky Fairys Doodmentals kit ... which was a free download ... and I simply printed it onto white paper, then matted and layered with black and white card from the scrap box before adding a black button brad to the centre.
The patterned paper was also in my scrap box but I can't remember which range it came from ... sorry.
All the bits were popped onto a plain white DL card blank and finished with spotty ribbon a sticky sentiment and large white brads.
Super simple!

23 comments:

June said...

How do you do it max ? i couldnt do that in between washloads lol i would end up in a right old pickle lol
fab work and love the doodle
hugs June x

Angel's Delight's said...

Great work Max, love the black and white effect,
A lady who multi tasks beautifully, hope your well.
Hugs Angel

Crafty Dawn said...

Love the B&W looks fab!

Know how you feel with the washing! Had my grandson and I have two teenage boys at home you can imagine every day the machine is on where oh where does it all come from and it's as quick to fill up again.

Sadly GS has gone home but washing may lesson and I may get a card made now lol

Love Dawn xx

Carol said...

Hi Max, Such a funky card! love the black & white :)
I don't have too much trouble with washing & ironing anynore, but can remember it from when the kids were small! now....i just iron stuff as i need it!?!

Hugs
Carol x
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

Liz said...

Love it Max love the doodles and the ribbon too
Liz xx

Susan.... said...

Lovely cards Max ! Good luck !
hugs
susan x

jillyscreations said...

Great card Love the way you have used the flower. tank you for taking part at ffc

Craftyanny said...

Nice work Max
thanks for playing along this week with FF
Anne x

Nettie said...

lovely card! I do so like black and white and don't use it often enough, nettie x

camcraft said...

Snap! I have to catch up laundry today as well! As well as defrosting the likkle freezer within the fridge, oh and all the H*******k I need to catch up on, things been a bit negleted as been super busy! So love your doodling Max! Something I cannot do to save my life. So love how you have created the frame too, your faux stitching is so to be congratualted on, mine never looks that good!
Carole x

Anesha said...

Great card, like how you used the ribbon. Thanks for taking part in the Funky Fairy's challenge. Anesha

Crafting Joanne said...

Two beautiful cards Max. Love the ribbon and brads.

Thanks for joining us this week at FFC.

Joanne xx

PaperCrafty said...

Great card!! Love the B&W. Thanks for joining us at TPE!!

Sheri
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

my5bratz said...

fab card, I'd get too distracted to finish the washing, lol

thanks for joining us at FF this week :0)

** Irene ** said...

Hello Max

My favourite colours on your card.
The black button in the centre of the flower finishes it off perfectly.

I love how you have tied the ribbon around the buttons.

luv
irene
xxxx

cazsmum said...

Great cards :)
I struggle with black & white, but yours are truly stunning x

Ann said...

You really are a star Max - these are wonderful and you did the washing too. wow come to my house please.

Ann xxx

Emma said...

Gorgeous card, love the layout and details.
Thanks for joining us at FF Challenges & good luck.
Emma x

jackiescrafts said...

Great card Max, love the black and white and the doodling is fun too

Hugs Jackie x

jackiescrafts said...

Thought I'd left a comment but maybe not, appols if this is a 2nd one
Great card Max, love the black and white and the doodling is fun too

hugs Jackie x

Max said...

I have comment moderation activated Jackie so need to approve messages before they appear. :)

Luv'n'Stuff
Max
xx

Tina said...

Beautifully striking card, Max. :) So happy you joined us again at TPE!

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

Great card Max, love b&w

Chris xx