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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Card with Eyelets

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at  Outlawz Twisted Thursday, we have the optional twist of "use brads and/or eyelets" this week. Our sponsor for January is Bugaboo.








I used an image from Bugaboo with a young footballer. I colored him with Promarkers and stitched the panel with white thread. I attached it to an embossed striped background. I decided to use the option of eyelets for my card, so I attached 2 in each corner and used them to decorate with a frame of twine. I used a tag to add a birthday greeting and a footbal metal charm.

I'd also like to enter my card in these challenges:
1) I love Promarkers - #252 Hobbies
2) Addicted to Stamps - #95 Use a Tag On Your Creation
3) My Time to Craft - Stripes

31 comments:

Laine said...

Fabulous image and such stunning detail Pia.
Laine
xx

Chrissy said...

I love the eyelets Pia..fabulous detail and your little footballer is too cute,,super card.

luv CHRISSYxx

sandie said...

Great scores bg and love that football charm x

scrAPpamondo said...

Great idea to make a decorative frame with eyelets and twine, Pia! It looks so well on the red embossed striped! Love the stiched frame and the metal charm gives a pretty touch to the cute image. A perfect card for a young boy!

Helen said...

Great idea - love the way you've used the eyelets and that image is great.

Thanks for joining us at My Time To Craft

Helen x
GDT

Jacee said...

Love your card Pia, great image
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Tammy said...

This is so cute Pia! Fabulous design, I love the eyelets & twine! Adorable charm too!
Tammy x

chrissy xx said...

Awhh! What a sweetie he is! FABulous colours Pia.
Phew! I Wouldn't be able to do all these eyelets on one card, one would be too many..
but, they do look Gorgeous with the twine through...LOve this little charm too.
Chrissyxx

Pat K said...

I really like this card Pia...great image for a boy and love the use of eyelets and twine...brilliant. Pat K xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Pia, your stitching goes so well with the eyelets and twine.
Pauline
x

Sue said...

This is wonderful Pia, I love the image and the way you have used the twine and eyelets looks really effective.
Sue xx

Donna said...

Adorable! Like the eyelets and twine esp the little soccer ball!

Lau W said...

Oh superb use of the twine and eyelets, superb design !!
Have a nice week-end my friend !
xxx

Desire Fourie said...

He is just so cute. Loving how you thread the twine through the eyelets.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant creation Pia. Gosh I haven't use my eyelets for ages, so inspiring is this card, love this one and the image and colours and design are stunning. keep smiling...{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Sue B said...

Oh this is a fab design Pia… you've coloured the image perfectly and I love the stitching detail and twine frame. Everything has come together beautifuly on this card.
Hope you have a great weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Danoesja said...

It's so cute with this image, i love how u used the twine on your card.
Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to Stamps.
Greetings, Danoesja

Monika Reeck said...

I love love this little boy from Bugaboo
remind me of my little boy he was sooo in love with football now he change he want to do taekwondo
your card really Boyish and I love the color combo
if you see this challenge PIa it has the same color schema lie your card just join there I guess you will be a winner..cause your card is sweet cute and manly enough sweety..see this link...
http://colourmecardchallenge.blogspot.de/

crafty-stamper said...

Love the cute bugaboo image and great idea with the eyelets and twine a great effect
carol x

Patricia St Martin said...

Pia, How creative you are with the eyelets, adding twin and then ending it with a tag, sentiment, charm and bow. I have to remember this. Bugaboo has so many daring images and he is a cutie. Really nice job.
Hugs, Pat/♥

Danielle Vincent said...

Hi Pia - the way you framed that sentiment with the twine and eyelets is pure genius!! You just clean and simple to a whole new elegant level. Hugs D

Lisa S. said...

I agree, the eyelets and twine are wonderful touches on this card Pia. I love it! Hope your holidays were wonderful!

Kim Heggins said...

It has been forever since I have used eyelets and your totally rocked them on your card. So fun and fabulous images, love it.

Deepti Stephens said...

The image is so adorable and I love the colors too.. :)

Christine said...

a perfect card for a boy!
thanks for taking part in addicted to stamps challenge
Hugs
Christine

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute, love the eyelet detail. Sorry playing catch up again, I think I will be all this week. Lol!!!
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Marina said...

I love the way you;'ve used the eyelets , Pia. Great colours, perfect for a football mad boy (and I have one ).

Asha said...

So cute... and I like how you've used the eyelets. That football charm is adorable
xxx Asha

lalkygirl said...

Gorgeous card .love the CAS design and how you have used your eyelets
Thanks for joining us at i love promarkers and good luck
Tracey xx

scrappymo! said...

This is so adorable! Now i wish II had not donated the 7 zillion eyelets I used to own. lol

Janet McLaughlin said...

This is so cute, Pia,! I love what you have done with those eyelets! I tend to shy away from eyelets, but love this idea! I will have to remember it!