Monday, 12 June 2017

The Wallpaper and Painter Guy Birthday card (Dr Digi image)

Hi Crafty Friends,

I was totally inspired by this image from Dr Digi's to create a scene where's he's scruffily putting up wallpaper. I had seen a similar type card ages ago on Pinterest and it's always been on my mind to have a go myself. 

Once I'd finished my card I showed my husband and mentioned how I'd cut wood designer paper into strips, inked them to make them look like floorboards - he asked me did I cut them in different widths so that the "closest" floorboard was much bigger than the "back" floorboard - Well how clever is he!?! Now that he's said it I just keep thinking how I needed to do that to give it a more realistic look, next time lol. I used some liquid pearls for the "paint".



I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Brown Sugar - anything goes
Catch the Bug - the fast and the furious 
C.R.A.F.T. - inspired by a film - The Money Pit
Crafty Catz -  anything goes with optional twist dies/punches (paintbrush die)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes with patterned paper 
Creatalicious - anything goes with optional twist: use your fave colour - red 
Creative Inspirations - your favourite things - scene cards, red, patterned papers
Cute Card Thursday - boys/men 
Di's Digis - Birthdays
Not Just Cards - summer challenge anything goes 
Polkadoodles - anything goes wk 22
Ribbon Girl - June card challenge 
Simon Says Stamp (Mon) - masculine
Simon Says Stamp (Wed) - make it masculine 
Star Stampz - make it for a man
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes  

Have a great day,

XOX Lucy

16 comments:

  1. Great card! Love your painter in a he red overalls and great touch with the curling wallpaper! Thanks for playing at Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge! Hugs, Maura

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  2. OMG!!!! I LOOOOOOVE THIS CARD!!! I mean, obviously as I'm shouting at you! Lol! Seriously, I jut love it! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck,
    Rene

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  3. This is amazing Lucy! I love the design and fabulous details. Thank you for sharing with us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Gina xx
    https://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/

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  4. Fabulous masculine card Lucy! I love how you've peeled back some of the "wallpaper".
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

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  5. Fabulous card love the mismatched and peeling paper a brilliant idea and tell your husband the flooring looks perfect lol
    Carol x

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  6. Beautifully done!! Love this clever and fun creation Lucy! Hugs, Wends xoxo

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  7. Wow this is stunning. Of course loving the image but what a great scene you have set. Loving the wall paper effect and the floor boards and skirting boards so realistic.
    Thanks for joining us over at CRAFT.
    Jean xxx

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  8. This is gorgeous thank you for joining into our challenge at Polkadoodles Challenge
    Michelle DT

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  9. what a super card, love the paper rolls, thank you for joining us at crafty catz and hope to see you again
    Tilly

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  10. Oh Lucy, this is just so much fun! I absolutely love the bits of curled-up wallpaper, that's such a great idea! Thanks for joining in again at CRAFT Challenge!

    love Mags B x

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  11. Great card and movie appropriate! Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

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  12. I have all the themed embellies you added yo your awesome card! Thanks for getting "Fast & Furious" with us at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug Challenge blog. Good luck in the draw.
    Jen L
    Bugaboo DT

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  13. Oh goodness - too fabulous with the wall paper rolls and paintbrush - love the creativity. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned paper Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  14. Fabulous card, love the design. Thank you for joining us for our 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles. Hugs Lisa xxx

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  15. Cute design. Love the 'wallpaper' look and the paint/paintbrush - how realistic. Thanks for playing along with us this fortnight at Star Stampz. AJ DT SS

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  16. WOW! Love how you've made that wallpaper...
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional use your favourite colour” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)


    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…

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Thank you for leaving me a message, I love the feedback and it's very sweet of you to take the time out of your day to contact me. XOX Lucy