Friday, 21 July 2017

String Theory - Daring Cardmakers DT

Happy Friday!

It's the turn of the very talented creator of Daring Cardmakers, Kathy's turn to set the Challenge over on the Daring Cardmakers this week.  The Challenge is to incorporate string in whatever way, shape or form you please.  You can see what my fellow DT members have come up with HERE and I hope you'll have a go too!

I love using string or twine on my creations as it's a way of adding texture and interest.  This time, I've combined it with a button from my stash, threading the twine through it.  I've used papers from a pad I bought last year and kept the design simple so the wording stands out.


This was a special teacher card, although I believe all teachers are special and that teaching truly is a work of heart.  My Mum was a Primary School teacher and to this day whenever she meets her ex students they will come and speak to her, introducing her to their children and grandchildren even though sometimes it's been over 50 years since she taught them.  I love hearing the stories they tell and looking at the black and white photos of her with her classes through the years.

Enjoy your weekend!
Shabneez

Products used:
Echo Park - Teacher's Pet paper pad
Clearly Besotted Stamp Set
Dovecraft Twine
Sizzix Circle Dies
Stix 2 Anything Adhesives
Everything else from my stash


23 comments:

  1. Great card Shabneez, love how you've used the string/twine. x

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  2. My mum was a primary school teacher too - lovely that yours still sees her old pupils! This is a lovely, bright and cheerful design and the personalisation is sure to be a winner - great job, Shabneez!

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  3. Hi this is a stunning bright cheerful card. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  4. What a super personal card, love it! X

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  5. Such a clever card Shabneez. Love the construction and detail.
    Laine
    xx

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  6. Super card - Teacher will treasure this for sure - the sentiment is beautiful!
    xx

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  7. Super cute card .. love the idea of twine going through button ..! Beautiful sentiment!
    Hugs Rose xxxx

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  8. Teachers certainly are specialvabd your card is gorgeous. The colours are bright and cheery and the yellow really pops. x

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  9. Fabulous card Shabneez. I love all the layers and the clever way you incorporated the string. Cathy x

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  10. Gorgeous card, love the colours and layering.

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  11. Oh I love this idea Shabneez. What a great way to add a button too! It's such a lovely, cheerful card.

    Actually, the DCM wasn't my idea, but I was one of the founder members (ie been around a lonnnnng time) of the team. hahaha

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  12. Gorgeous card Shabneez. I love your design and pretty papers. Such a clever way to incorporate string too!
    Janice x

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  13. A wonderful card Shabneez. Gorgeous papers and a fabulous way to use the string - it ties it all together nicely, hehe xx

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  14. What a funky card to give a teacher!

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  15. Lovely teacher thank you and a great way to use the twine. Fabulous. x

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  16. Gorgeous card Shabneez and a really good design. Something for the teacher to treasure. Janice xx

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  17. Lovely card very fresh and colourful great design x

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