Monday, April 12, 2010

MDUC challenge #41 - second entry and Cupcake craft challenge 86

Hello again :oD
I have really enjoyed this "Olden Days" challenge
over at Magnolia Downunder, so I decided to make
another card. I really wanted to have a go at making
my image appear more like a photo, so I added a
cream coloured background to ithe image and kind of
distressed the edges (my first attemp lol) and I think I
managed to make it look kinda like an old photo.

I am also entering this into Cupcake Craft challenges 
this week for "Childhood memories".

I spent a large part of my childhood, growing up in Kalgoorlie
(a country town in Western Australia), and I always remember
waiting and waiting for what seemed like forever for the
annual agricultural fair. I wanted to capture some of its spirit
in this card, which is what influenced my choice in papers.

Stamps         Tilda with balloons, Tilda as a shepherd
Colouring tools         2B, 4B, 6B, 8B Derwent pencils
Embelishments          Flowers, fillers, vintage look images.

Thanks for stopping by
Please feel free to leave a comment, I really do appreciate
your thoughts. Have a great day :oD
Happy stamping everyone
Peta xoxox


  1. Wow!! This is AWESOME Peta! So effective! It is perfect for that challenge! Top job!

  2. wonderful card! Don't ya miss Kalgoorlie ♥ hahaha well I'm Laughing cause I know what your saying.I have no plans on moving back but still its a place I love (sometimes).I missed the fair this year and its still one of the biggest excitments when your a kid.
    Your card is well done!!and captured what you wanted it too.

  3. OMGoodness. 2 gorgeous entries Peta. I don't know which one I like the best. They're both fabulous and I love the way you coloured them. So clever. Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week.

    Kylie ox

  4. Hi Peta, well i think you have acheieved your old photo look!! It's fantastic and I love the image of tilda with the Balloons. I see so many tilda's and edwins that I have never seen before in blog land its amazing:-) I love both of your entries by the way!!!

  5. Wow, that's fantastic Peta!! What a cute idea, and you really put it all together nicely. Great job!!

  6. Gorgeous Peta, tese images look great together an love what you have done!
    Sue x

  7. oh my goodness..........this is very very cute!!! I love how you have put these images together!!
    Thank you for joining us at Magnolia Down Under!
    Hugs, Janiel

  8. Even before I read your post I thought, these two Tildas look like they're going to a country fair! These details are perfect for your theme, and you've colored the images so beautifully! What a lovely, nostalgic look you've created. Thank you for joining us at Magnolia Down Under!

  9. Another beautiful card, both Tilda's are adorable and coloured so wonderfully & yes you succeeded with the photo/country fair look. A fabulous take on the challenge. Thanks for joining us at Magnolia Down Under this week. Hugs Jodie from Oz

  10. Hi! Wow what a great card... I loved looking at and reading about your childhood memories! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week!
    Shelly ;)

  11. Thank you for joining us at Cucpake Craft ! Your card is delightful ! Thanks for sharing your special memories too ! Smiles from Catherine

  12. this is beautiful Petra, love the way you've created the b&w photo - it really works

    Thanks for joining in at Cupcake this week

  13. Very Cute, Great job with the black and white coloring. Love the little lamb. Hugs!


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