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Friday, 1 July 2011

Bah Humbug! Challenge 26

Blimey Oh Riley!  Can it possibly be 1st July already?  Apparently so ... and that means that the school holidays will officially start at lunchtime today HOORAY!  It'll be nice to relax the routine for a few weeks ... we just need to hope for some sunshine so we can actually ENJOY lazy Summer days, rather than just dreaming of them lol!
Over at Bah! Humbug! though, there are no thoughts of sunshine as we're still concentrating on building up a decent stock of Christmas cards and for our challenge this week, we'd like to see how creative you can be with Acetate.  Now I admit that I'm not particularly confident when using this product so to keep out of trouble I opted to do an easy peasy lemon squeezy card using the simplest of ideas ... do you likee?  
Using an A5 piece of patterned card folded in half as a base card, I positioned a fancy-pantsy adhesive sticker on the front ... isn't it gorgeous? ... and then simply folded an identical sized piece of acetate to create a jacket cover over the top.   
This is held in place with narrow gold ribbon tied in a bow and a small peel off greeting was added to the bottom corner.   
TA DA!  Job done in 5 minutes!    
My fellow Humbugger Ann and our brand new July Guest Designers, Abi and Kathy K, have put a lot more effort into their projects and I recommend that you take a look ... and then if you want to play along this week, there's a super wee prize up for grabs for one lucky random entry as it's the 1st challenge of the month.   Feel free to be as creative as you like ... or you can play safe like me ... tee hee.
Enjoy your Summer ... wherever you are and whatever you are doing.  Ciao for now! xxx

8 comments:

Ann said...

Totally gorgeous Max - a beautiful card.
Ann xxx

Aquarius said...

Love this card and playing safe is fine - especially with acetate (not one of my favourites I must say). Hope to join in later when I've got my brain in gear.

Kathyk said...

Beautiful acetate problem - I've always struggled with acetate so thanks for the opportunity to find a way of using it that I found a whole lot of fun (and only as messy as you want to make it too!!!)

Kathyk

Karen said...

Max - this is an absolutely stunning card and I bet people will think you've spent hours slaving over a hot desk making it. It's beautiful!

Hugs.

Karen x

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Max .This is a stunner .The acetate sleave /cover would add an interesting element to this card .
Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog .

Christine B. said...

Gorgeous card Max love it. Must remember that idea. Hugs x ChrisB

DonnaMundinger said...

Truly gorgeous, Max, I love it! xxD

Erin (CelticCrafter) said...

This may have been super easy peasy, but I absolutely ADORE it!!! I will definitely be trying out this idea!

It's so great to be playing again! :D

Lots of Love,
Erin