Thursday, June 10, 2010

Happy Birthday Vintage Tricycle

Good afternoon everyone!  I am going to be a bit slower with my posting for the next little while, because like a genius I accidentally plugged the wrong adapter into my lovely LCD monitor... you guessed it... bzzzz--pop!--sizzle--and then a burning smell.  Eeeew.  Luckily I have a very understanding and patient DH.
So for the time being I'm using his laptop (read that last sentence again! :), and it is an established fact that I simply cannot type well on a laptop keyboard.  We do NOT get along.  But especially when I already usually blog one-handed (other hand holding the Ben man while he drools on my shoulder and sucks on my ponytail like a lollypop.  Ugh!)

Anyway, enough about things here in the crazy household...

Here are the challenges:
1) MOXIE FAB WORLD Challenge {I want to Ride my Bicycle!}

2) Crazy Challenge {Distress It}
3) Crafty Creations {Child's Play}
4) SmART Words Challenge {Ribbon me this!} - Watch out Susan....
you happen to have ribbon-a-holic on your hands! ;)

And here's the card:
 It's a gate-fold card, in fact...
 And a little coloring detail:
Materials Used on this Card:

Gatefold card base, patterned cardstock {DCWV}
Kraft and Terra-cotta tile cardstock {Papertrey Ink}
White cardstock {Georgia Pacific}
Polka dot patterned paper {Making Memories} - Animal Crackers collection, 12x12 Jack Varnished Dot
Tricycle Stamp {100 Proof Press}
Sentiment stamp {Papertrey Ink}
Ink {Ranger archival Jet Black and Colorbox Warm Red fluid chalk ink}

Brads {Spare Parts}
Leaf Green 3/8 inch grosgrain ribbon {Offray}
Buttons {Benno's Buttons}
Butcher's twine
ZOTS {thermoweb}

As always my friends, thank you so much for visiting and
Have a wonderful day!

--Kathryn



14 comments:

  1. love the gate fold you used for this card! The bows are so cute! Very lovely card!

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  2. Lovely card!! That image is perfect for the MF challenge.

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  3. What a fun card! Love what you've done with the ribbon, and that trike is so cute!! Thanks for using CPS 170 this week!

    ♥♥♥Lea

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  4. Fab card, the ribbon looks great..
    Thank you for joining us over at 'The Crazy' this week!! good luck

    hugs shell xx

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  5. Fab image...perfect for "childs play"! Love your pp mix...fab colour mix too! Thank you for playing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

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  6. Wonderful card! I really love those colors..and all of the details! :)

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  7. What a fabulous card!

    Love Lynda xxx

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  8. This is fabulous love that image the colours are great and love the ribbons and buttons.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  9. Absolutely love this idea for ribbon! Thanks for another entry into June's smART-Word Challenge.

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  10. What a fun bicycle card. I love the ribbon treatment!

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  11. Very charming card and I like that it could be used for either a boy or girl. I've had a wonderful time viewing some of your older posts. Your a very creative woman, even if you do it one handed.
    *Hugs*

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  12. Hey Kathryn! Thanks for entering the I Want to Ride My Bicycle challenge in the Moxie Fab World! :)

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  13. Cute card! Love the ribbon treatment!

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