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Saturday, 7 January 2012

Back in the Day!



   When my friend suggested I complete this challenge, I was struck by both the brightness and number of the colours, hmm - was this going to be a challenge too far? I don't tend to use this many colours on a project and rarely go this bright. Still, I decided to have a go.
   Well, I faffed around for ages trying to get the right colours, or even something close, gathering up the goodies to make the card took two or three times as long as the making of it! - the 1980's Bananarama classic track comes to mind here! 'It's not what you've got, it's the way that you do it!' 
   Ah, back in the day, hugely influenced by this all female group, I remember going out at night in Brighton with friends, wearing dungarees over a vest, with a fetching scarf tied around my head and lots of red lippy, thinking I was the bee's knees - Well, you never know!!
   Any hoo, before I get stuck in the 80's...After folding a piece of Coredinations jewelled card, I stamped and embossed a Hampton Arts stamp and coloured in the images with Sakura pens. I added a stamped sentiment and embossed using a lime green embossing powder. A smattering of Bumblebee glitter and I was finished - don't worry, tis only the name of the shade of glitter... no bees were harmed in the creation of this card!
 I am entering this card into the Our Creative Corner Challenge:  http://ourcreativecorner6.blogspot.com/

6 comments:

A Vintage Chic said...

This is wonderful, Anna! I have to admit I get stuck back in the 80's once in a while, too...it sure was fun, wasn't it?!

Wishing you a fabulous weekend, my friend...and your CD is finally on it's way!

Julie

Sue said...

Whooie that's BRIGHT! And I say that with love. Sometimes we just gotta go bright. I think I once owned the dress on the right!

anna christensen crafts said...

Me too Sue - I think I liked the stamp because I probably wore the clothes... Ah... Happy Days!

pooky said...

Sometimes ya gotta go with the flow...loved the 80's! Your card is so cute! Have a super weekend!

Anita Houston said...

Loved me some Bananarama...fer sure dude!!! This tag is totally rad...bodacious!!!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Ahh, Bananarama...brings back some fun memories! Love that shimmery card base with the bright colors. That stamp is adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner! Happy New Year! :)