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Sunday, 6 June 2010

Simon Says "Stamp Something" with Mo's Digital Pencil

I am entering this card into a hattrick of challenges: Simon Says "make a card for a male; possibly a Father's day card" but it doesn't have to be for Father's Day.   Stamp Something wants us to go "digital" and Mo's Digital wants us to "merge two or more of Mo's digital images".     My card is for a male friend's birthday and meets the Simon Says requirements.  I already had a plan for this fabulous image from Mo's Digital Pencil Too which is called "Looking for Clues" and is coloured with Copics.  The original image shows the cute little PI following paw prints and I e-mailed Mo to ask if she would mind if I deleted the paw prints and added a birthday cake.  I was really pleased that she agreed.     Of course, using this digital image fits in with the Stamp Something challenge but in order to meet Mo's challenge I borrowed the little green frog (which ordinarily appears as a motif on Louis' trousers in Mo's image of Louis and Bronte sharing a cookie) and popped him next to the PI's shoe.  The recipient of this card knows that I am a lover of frogs and so he won't be at all surprised to see the little chap in my picture.   I finished off the card with part of the image of the cake magnified in a lens (I photographed a real magnifying lens, altered it with Photoshop and enhanced it with Copics) and a Stampin Up sentiment which worked a treat.  I love it when a plan comes together!

26 comments:

The Wired Angel said...

Aren't you clever!! Great job on this lovely card. Thanks for playing along with us at Mo's challenge this week. Peggy x

chris said...

Hi Lesley
wow what a imaginative card its stunning, love that ribbon so much.
hugs chris xx

Jules said...

Lesley this is brilliant.

I love it and your sentiment is great. Haven't seen that before.

Congratulations on your DT post too - well deserved.

I look forward to seeing your DT creations. Have fun!!

Love Jules xx

Teresa said...

This is great lesley and you have put in so much work which is great I love the magnifying glass touch.
Luv Teresa x

Faye said...

You are so clever, I love this card, that big magnifying card is a fab iddea and really striking. x

Julie said...

Wow Lesley - you have really gone to town!! You've quite outdone yourself - the big magnifying glass with the enlarged cake is inspired!!! Love it!! Juliex

Martine said...

oh wow this is gorgeous hun, fab papers, image and embellies, lov ethe magnifying glass :), thanks so much for joining in with this weeks Simon Says Challenge :)

xx
Martine

Angela said...

Fabulous card Lesley, the detail in the magnifing glass is amazing!!
I know what you mean, there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to get around to see all of the beautiful cards!!
Angela x

Heather said...

Total cuteness! Love it!

Eisbärin said...

I'm with Julie, that idea with the magnifying glass and the cake is just very, very clever! And well done as well, it looks great! Your work always amazes me! Glad to be able to look here for inspiration!!
Love, Alex

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Fantastic! Very clever idea. What an adorable little sleuth! ~Jeni :)

debby4000 said...

Oh wonderful card Lesley, love the work with the images, its brilliant.
luv
Debby

Elaine L. said...

What a clever and original idea! Love it! Thanks for taking part in Mo's Challenge this week.

Annie said...

I love your creation and how you did the image for this card! wish I was able to do digi stuff too!
hugs, annie x

Debbie said...

A fabulous card Lesley, I love how you have combined the image and the magnifying glass with the sentiment is such a great idea!
Hugs
Debbie x

♥ Lydia ♥ said...

A fabulous imaginative card Lesley! Thanks for joining in with Mo's challenge this week x

Mina said...

this is brilliant Lesley, love the close up really clever and I am loving the new photo you glamourous thing you lol
Mina xxx

Dawn B. said...

I am so excited to see you stamping again.. When I saw your name on my blog I said Yippee...LOL.. This is adorable.. What a great idea to add the cake... LOVE your new picture too.. Great job..

Kathy said...

WOW Lesley your card is just brilliant!!! I love the magnifying glass!! What a fabulous idea! Cute image! Love your card!
:)Kathy

Kim Dellow said...

That is brilliant! Just love the magnified bit - so clever. Kim

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Great coloring!! I love the magnifying glass to!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

-Sarah

pickle said...

Wowo what a super card!! I love how you have altered and merged the images and that magnifying glass is genius!!
Kerry x

joey said...

Hiya Lesley hun

this is a fabulous card, your colourwork is lovely and I love how neat you have tied your bow! mine are never that neat lol

Joey.xxx

Val said...

Hi Lesley

- a fabby card - and I really love the sentiment with the large magnifying class.

Love
valxx

Cathy said...

I love this little guy and what you have created is so original and just darn cute. Thanks for playing the Mo's Digital Pencil Challenge this week. WElcome back from holiday!!!

Sheila said...

This is absolutely fabulous!!, I love how created this, it's just wonderful!.
Thanks for joining us this week at Mo's place.
Hugs
Sheila xx