Thursday, 26 July 2012

Ooops! - Monochrome at Charisma Cardz



Good Morning :)  Back  again today with my card for this weeks Charisma Cardz Challenge where our theme is 'Monochrome'.  We are sponsored by DigiStamp Boutique and The Stamping Boutique.

Now, this is quite different and rather unfussy for me, but unfortunately it was made with a purpose.  My neighbours 21yr old son fell off the barn roof last weekend, and is rather lucky to still be here :(  It was quite a fall and a long way to drop, so 'Get Well Soon Hamish!' :)

I used a fabulous Meljens Designs image which was perfect for this card and was really quick to colour too!.  I layered black and white bazzil cardstock, used an MS punch, and I think the cracked glass embossing folder is Creative Expressions.  I cut the 'Ooops!' on my Cameo and the spiders web corner is Cheery Lynn.  I think I broke a record with this card too - it took me less than an hour! :D lol.



The weather here yesterday was so gorgeous I took wee Hector (or Hectic as I call him) for his first swim - awww!  He stood on the river bank watching my other two dogs splish-splash around squealing and barking, thought about it for a minute and then just 'went for it'. Thats my boy! ;)  I did forget my camera though (tut!).

Thanks so much for visiting my blog I am slowly catching up with my commenting, and I hope everyone has a smashing day,

42 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeously creative. Wishing you a great Thursday.
Hugs
Desíre
Doing Life
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Caroline said...

gorgeous card love the image and the layout is fabulous. Your dog is sooo cute. Caroline xxx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Alison, love the cute image, he put a smile on my face this morning!!
Hectic Hector looks so gorgeous and cuddly!!
Lorraine x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh now Alison that is one lovely Get Well card! AWWWW look at hectic! Isn't he just lovely, I can just see him now shaking when he came out of the water too! I bet you stood well back! lol Judy x

nnalorac said...

Super image for a get well card Alison, love it. Your Hectic is just adorable, looks a right little character. Carolxx

Denise and Louise said...

Great card Allison - love that image. Hope your neighbour's son recovers soon.
Hectic is adorable!!
Hugs
Denise xx

sue - bearhouse said...

I love this card, the image is fabulous and such a great layout.
AWWW Hector looks gorgeous!!

Hugs Sue

Claire said...

Fab card Alison, love the image and monochromatic look. Hope your neighbour recovers soon! Great pic of Hectic (lol) too! have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous ....love the image and fab embossed backing.xxx

Chrissy said...

What a great get well card Alison..love the embossed background..and gorgeous photo of Hector, what a cutie..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Tracey T said...

Two cute pups! Love the get well card - that image is fabulous. Hugs, Tracey x

tilly's crafts said...

love that image! and your card looks fantastic - so effective in monochrome! Hector is gorgeous!
Kim x

Annette said...

The card is great, very different to your usual style, but really eye catching nonetheless. Love the picture of 'Hectic' too !! LOL
Annette
xx

Liz Miller said...

Love your layout and design for this one. Lovely image and the colour scheme suits it perfectly. Your hector looks a cute little chappie too.
Liz xx

Kathyk said...

GOsh what a worry for your friend. Love the card and am sure your friend's son will too.
"Hectic looks adorable too

Kathyk

Paula (PEP) said...

I hope your neighbour's son makes a good recover - that sounds very nasty indeed. Anyhow I think your card will definitely add a smile.
Hectic looks like he means business!
Paula (PEP)

Olga said...

that is so darn cute!!!!

Theresa said...

Oh my - I hope the young man recovers quickly. What a darling card. I first thought about Hector (Hectic) when I saw this...this looks like the trouble he would get in. Fabulous card.

Hector looks so cute!!

Have a wonderful day,

Hugs,
Theresa

Olga said...

This is beautiful!

Vicky said...

Oh your card made me smile, me being a vet nurse!! Love that image!! Hector looks adorable and what a lovely photo of him,

hugs Vicky xxx

catherine said...

A super mono card Alison and I do hope the young man recovers from his fall. Aww puppy looks to be having a fab time
x catherine

June Nelson said...

Hust stunning, love this hunnie xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Gunn`s Kort said...

This card make me smile:)
Hugs from Gunn

coops said...

so stunning alison.fab mono design and i love image and design :D
gorgeous pic of hector too :D

xx coops xx

Sasha said...

Super card, Alison. I'm sure your 21 year old neighbour will appreciate the humour and cute design.
Your little Hector is soooo adorable. A handful at that age, but really loveable x

Little K Smith said...

Aawwww this is so sweet, what an adorable image! And just LOVE little Hector! He looks full of mischief ;D
Kelly.x

Donna Mosley said...

A very beautiful card Alison, love the very cute image and details. Aww! Hector is so cute.

Donna x

Katina said...

I love this Alison! Such a fab, fun design and sure to cheer Hamish up. Poor lad, what a fright he must have got!!

Hectic (lol!) is adorable!
xx

pam said...

hi alison, fabulous card, hope he`s doing ok pam

Dortesjs said...

wow this is awesome

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous black and white and love the image a definite oops
Hugs Kate x

Faye said...

Love, love, love it. This card with it's cute image really made me smile. Have a great weekend. xx

Sue said...

Yikes…I'm glad Hamish is ok… sounds painful… this is a perfect card to cheer him up… Love the image and the black and white theme… it's male but gorgeous!! ;-)
Aww bless… I would love to have seen Hector jumping in at the deep end!!! he's ADORABLE!! I want him!!! LOL
Hope you have a great weekend!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Lorraine said...

Oh that image is adorable and love the black/white color combo with bits of blue in the background. Oh and Hector is a cutie pie!

Mrs. Miles said...

Hello Alison,

First off, your card had my sister and I LAUGHING our heads off - too utterly adorable!

I'm sure this card will cheer your neighbor's son up, what a blessing he's ok after what you posted about him!!! What a nice neighbor you are!

You finished it off perfectly, I actually think that think the monochromatic "made" your card just that much more attention grabbing and effective.

So glad I came (1st time ever) to the cardz challenge and I'll be back, for sure for sure.

Blessings, Barb

KarinsArtScrap said...

a cute card and a cute doggie Alison, he looks fabulous.

greetings karin

Notes by Nina said...

Fantastic card, this image is adorable. I love all the background texture.

Vee said...

Awesome card, I just love that image.Hope your neighbours Son makes a full recovery.
xx Vee

ps I will miss your fab creations at CC but I'll be popping in here to see what you're getting up to. x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Oh WOW . . . fantastic monochrome card and GORGEOUS pic of Hector (Hectic) xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Your card really made me smile hun, I love the image and the embossing is fab, gorgeous pic of hector too
Lindsay xx

SusanLotus said...

Very cute card! And your dog is wonderful and a real beauty.
Have a great week!
Hugs!

Heidi said...

Beautiful card!
And Hector is gorgeous:) He is very pretty.
I've been babysitting my sons rottweiler puppy, Hera for some days. And it's amazing how fast you forget all the work with a puppy:)
Frøya and Fillip have been very helpful and Hera really like to visit us here.
Hugs, Heidi:)

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