Monday, 6 October 2014

NEW ! - Zsuzsa's Sunday Sentiments

Hello fellow bloggers,
Today is the start of Zsuzsa's new weekly link party,  Sunday Sentiments. Everyone is welcome and the rules are very simple: post a link to your crafty project that includes a meaningful sentiment. 
If you would like to know more and would like to join in click on this link > Introducing Sunday Sentiments to be taken to her information page.

Zsuzsa has created a beautiful vibrant canvas with of course an appropriately lovely sentiment.  
Click on this link to take a look  >  Inky Dinky Doodle

So, for my offering I am linking this 60th Birthday card that I made for a male friend as it has the required meaningful sentiment (I hope). My card base was coloured with Denim and Vintage Photo DI, then embossed with the Pocket Watches embossing folder. I used the movers and shapers mini pocket watch die to cut some foil covered grunge board which I then embossed with the Gears folder. I  used Tim's industrial technique to finish it off. I also used this technique on the numbers 6 and 0.
The sentiment I created on the computer and printed on to some Vintage Photo Distress inked manilla card stock and placed behind a  black card, pocket watch die cut. To finish off I added some idea-ology gears and a piece of chain.



I hope you will join in with Zsuzsa's new Sunday Sentiment link party, she even allows you to link to a previous project you have made, which is excellent, as I think most of us have probably said "sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day"!
Thank you for stopping by 
Happy Art making
Hugs Lottie x

8 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for this, Lottie! I'm overwhelmed by your kindness! Your card is so wonderful! A very subtle but elegant steampunk effect, perfect for a gentleman of a certain age ;) I love the sentiment too! It's so important that we do things that make us happy!

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  2. This really does have the wow factor Lottie, I love the embossed background, your beautiful inky colouring and that watch is amazing, I love every little detail of it. That is a great sentiment for the occasion too! Hugs, Anne xx

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  3. This is a gorgeous card Lottie, it has real style. I love your choice of colours too.
    Happy crafting, Angela x

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  4. I'm sure the recipient will be delighted with this wonderful card. Love all the little cogs and dimension in the watch.

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  5. Your card is wonderful!!!! The colors are great and it is put together very well!!!

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  6. What a great card and sentiment. I love the embossed backround and the soft colour.

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  7. Fabulous card Lottie! Jenny x

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Thank you for paying me a visit today and leaving your comment and a little crafty happiness. Hugs Lottie x