Monday, 12 August 2013

Get wild ...

... is the theme for A day for daisies 76 - the idea is to use an animal print. The background of my card was achieved using the 'crackle' That Special Touch mica mask with my gelli plate and acrylic paints, filling a few gaps here and there with the spectrum noir pens that were used to colour the 'A day for daisies' image called 'love my baby'.

I'm not sure how wild my card is, as I think these giraffes look quite tame and sweet. I tore round the image using a perspex template and edged with the spectrum noir. I found a sentiment that matched the colour scheme.

This is also for:

Facebook A card a day
Take a word: wild animals
Dream valley 63: monochrome
That craft place: monochrome
Creative creations 16: monochromatic
One stitch at a time 176: use a digi
Perfect sentiments 86: your favourite technique - atm I'm really enjoying using acrylic paints and my gelli plate, as well as still loving alcohol pens for colouring
Crafty bloggers network August: favourite things - acrylic paints and gelli plate, as well as still loving alcohol pens for colouring
Addicted to stamps and more 57: make your mark
Inky linky 26


  1. Well, I think they are very sweet, wild giraffe's! lol

    Great job on the background!

  2. This is a fabulous card Hazel! Love the cute image. Aren't giraffe's just the sweetest animals. Great background. Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiments Challenge this week. Good luck. Hope you'll come back soon.

  3. Fabulous background, wow! Sweet image and and lovely design. What a great card.

  4. adorable image and fantastic background! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'Anything Goes' challenge! Good Luck, remember you can enter upto three times and we have a DT call :) Hope to see you again soon xxx

  5. elle est tellement charmante et

  6. Great background texture and the giraffes are so sweet, wonderful card.

  7. Your card is beautiful and stunning, Hazel. I love the background and image.

  8. Visiting from Take a Word. Beautiful background, and such a good use of an animal pattern. It would make a great textile design too. Sweet giraffes, they may not look too wild, but I am sure they are wild about each other.

  9. Your backing paper looks stunning and the giraffes are very cute Hazel.Good luck in our challenge. Ingrid xx (OSAAT Team )

  10. I love how you did the background paper to mimic the giraffes! It looks great and so realistic. Thanks for playing at ATSM. :)

  11. Fabulous card Hazel, your background paper is totally amazing, awesome :) Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon. Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

  12. Really lovely card, cute image
    Thanks for joining in this month at The Crafty Bloggers Network
    Hugs katie X

  13. So sweet and very beautifully made Hazel.

  14. Fabulous card, I love the amazing background and the image is beautiful. Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge.

    Sylv xx
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  15. Another beauty. Thank you for playing at OSAAT.
    DT Nataliya

  16. Another wonderful card! So glad you entered OSAAT again so that I remembered to comment... I love seeing your cards come across my blog feed, but I'm not so good at commenting :) This is so, so fantastic. The image is oh-so-sweet, but that background is wildly gorgeous! Best, CG

  17. Such a lovely card, thanks for joining in at That Craft Place this time. xx

  18. Love that background paper. Such a cute image. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT


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