Fly a kite!

Here is a little challenge for all my bloggy friends today –Β http://jensontaylor.blogspot.com/2012/03/7-day-blogging-challenge-for-blogger.html
I am participating so watch out for some interesting posts starting tomorrow. If you like blogging challenges, I encourage you to participate! Do leave your link in a comment here if you are participating so I can visit you and leave some comment love πŸ™‚
On to today’s card. I am SO behind in 365 cards challenges that my goal of doing all the challenges this year is fast fading away 😦 But I still remain hopeful and catching up as best as I can! The challenge for Day 14 was to make a card for your favorite sport.
I’m a 100% self-declared geek with no affinity to sports. Unless ofcourse you call coding a sport πŸ™‚ So I had to think hard on this one. Then I got my stamps from Technique Tuesday this week and the idea clicked – Kite Flying!! Its very much a sport (read The Kite Runner) where I come from and its SO much fun!
Here is my sporty card:

Supplies:
Cardstock: PTI rustic cream for base, GP110 for stamped panel, PTI autumn abundance patterned paper
Accessories: Brown pearl, hemp cord
Inks: PTI True Black for image, Spiced marmalade and Wild honey distress inks
Stamps: Technique Tuesday Fly

This is based on this week’s Mojo Monday sketch:
I took some GP110 paper and brushed it all over with water first. Then dipped my brush in some Spiced Marmalade and Wild Honey distress inks and swabbed across to get this cool evening sun glow effect. Dried it with my hair dryer (yes hair dryer!) to improvise for lack of a heat embossing tool. Once dry, I stamped this lovely stamp from Technique Tuesday on it with PTI True Black ink.
The patterned paper strip is from PTI Autumn Abundance patterned papers. The hemp cord just begged to be added here and was a great way to complete the Mojo Monday sketch! I left out adding any sentiment on this one.
This card is for my husband, Vamsi, who loves kite flying so much!
This one goes for:

Hope you liked the card! Do leave a comment if you are visiting so I can drop by to see your work too!

14 Comments

  1. Shelly

    Love the silhouettes, thanks for sharing the kite festival memory! We were kite flying with the kids last week…we were trying to “fly” airplanes off of it. The planes attached to the string and were supposed to be released by the timer, BUT, it didn’t work so well. We still had fun though!

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