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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Pig party!

It's Thursday and time for an OLDIE BUT GOODIE over at Catch the Bug and a new challenge over at Outlawz Twisted Thursday.
This will be my last card as an Outlawz DT, I've decided to step down but have really enjoyed the experience since my first post on August 22 in 2013.

This week the challenge theme is ANYTHING GOES and the sponsor for March is Bugaboo.

I've used a fun birthday image with pigs for my card, colored with Promarkers, decorated with glitter and glossy accent on the eyes.
The paper was an unsuccesful attempt at splooshing, using gelatos in different shades of pink. So i Covered the background using a stamp and gold EP. The frame is die cut with a Dienamics die.

This card is also for:
Addicted to Stamps and More - #187 Make Your Mark
Make My Monday - Circles
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes

35 comments:

Zoe Tant said...

Hi Pia a fun card by all accounts with lots going on and although you think the 'splooshing' didn't work it is perfect for cheeky messy pigs and looks great on this fun card. Zx

Sue B said...

Awwww this is really sweet Pia… those pigs are adorable and make me smile!!! Love the pink and gold background… gives the card a lovely glitzy, glamorous feel !!
Hope you are well and had a lovely Easter!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Michelle said...

Wonderful piggy card Pia. I love how you altered the original backing paper design with embossed gold circles. Looks really fantastic. Such a fun card - Michelle x

Mervi said...

Great party card, goes for many occasions;-))m

Diane said...

Greetings Pia, wonderful coloring and your image is just adorable.

Hugs Diane

Janet McLaughlin said...

I love your happy little piggies, Pia! They sure look like they're having fun! We sure are going to miss you at TT, but I will still stop by to see your wonderful creations....come visit us, now and then!

scrappymo! said...

Very cute and very fun! You sure can pick the cute images and make thim up into something so special.
Great card, Pia.

Lau W said...

Superb background ! Love the colors, and the image is so fun !
xxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Congrats for your three years as DT at Outlawz, I'm sure that they will miss your classy inspirations! I image that to be a DT is a fun thing, but also fatiguing... and in some busy moments can be a bit stressful, if a person has a binding job.
These pigs are very fun and their eyes look great with the glossy accent. Love the glittered balloons and the background is a clever recycling. The gold embossing makes it precious and gives a beautiful texture that remember me the mixed media works!
The pink is a perfect pig's pink :D I don't know if in english this name exists, but in a popular italian it is just this tone of pink. :)

Carrie Sheridan said...

Such a cute card with some fun sparkle! You always do such an amazing job on your cards! We will miss you on TT at The Outlawz, Pia, but we hope you'll stop in often! May the Lord bless you and keep you; May the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. --Numbers 6:24-26

meg said...

Love the gold circles that you used in the background and to frame these cute pigs great celebration card

Loz said...

Very Cute card and stamp Pia..Loz

cotnob said...

A super card Pia, such a fun image and I love your background with the embossed gold dots.
Pauline
x

Monika Reeck said...

Jealous with your Dinamic Die love the frame Pia
and love the image so so cute
and the gold circle is clever made
love the arrangement on your card
CUTE card and nice frame idea
and because I still search for a new job I have time to make many cards look I just post a new one Pia
maybe you like to make Origami?
oh ya I wanna say a package sent to you with a little goodies hope you will love it
hugs
Monika

Mrs.B said...

Love the party pigs, such a fun image.
I admired the background and then read it had been a mistake and you covered it with the gold EP - I love it, glad you didn't throw it in the bin.
Avril xx

crafty-stamper said...

Love the fun cute image and the gold embossed circles look great
carol x

MaryH said...

Now this image is just pure fun! These little piggies are having a party for sure, and love the way you've added some glitz with the balloon sparkles and the gold dots on the background. Classy & cute at the same time! TFS &Hugs

Laine said...

Such a cutie and fabulous fun Pia! Love the gold detail!
Laine
xx

aussie aNNie said...

Fun piggin out card Pia...awesome colouring as well....have a lovely weekend.xx

 {aNNie}

Regina said...

hi, Pia
this is absolutely adorable!The image is very ful!
sending hugs Regina*

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute Pia.
Hugs
Cathyxxx

Karen Steele said...

What a super fun card this is Pia! The spots look fab! My daughter would love this as she adores piggies! This is a great card to send to either a male or female :-)

Maire Gamber said...

Such a cute card! The little piglets are so cute!
Hugs, Marie

Tammy said...

Oh what a fun card Pia, I love that image and the fabulous gold dots, so cute!
Tammy x

Marina said...

I can see a pink tinge on the base - it looks great stamped over with the gold spots. Gelatos was one of the (many) crazes I bought into, but I've never achieved any effects with them that was different to the watercolouring stuff I already had! Love the glitter on this happy card.
Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday. Marina DT

Imke said...

Love these piggies, Pia ! Great card !!!

Melissa L. said...

Super cute pigs, Pia! This makes me smile. :) Thanks for playing along at ATSM MYM.

SusanLotus said...

You used the embossing in a very smart way!
Great card.

chrissy xx said...

He! he! What a sweetie this image is..They look so happy and so cute!
LOving your design Pia..These gold spots are Brilliant.
Chrissyxx

Mimi said...

OINK! OINK! OINK! What a cute card! I didn't play with Outlawz, but it from looking at your blog, it seemed like quite a commitment. I'm sure they'll miss your work! This one is so cute, fun, and festive. My fave part is the gold spotted inset panels!

Creative world said...

This is an adorable and cute card and I love your piggy image...great coloring and those embossed polka dots are perfect match...Thank you for joining us at ATSM-MYM...Željka X

Donna Ellis said...

Don't you just love how glitter and EP can hide "failed" experiments, Pia? I use them both all the time to cover up my boo-boos. LOL Your little piggy card is adorable, and I love the golden "bokeh" technique around the layers! thanks for sharing how you made this card! hugs, de

Asha said...

Oh those piggies are soooo adorable. 3 years .... wow! You will be sorely missed by the Outlawz. I'm sure you've got something exciting lined up ahead. ;)
x Asha

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous card and thanks so much for joining in with my circles challenge at Make My Monday.
Fliss DT x

Donna Nuce said...

Sorry i have been so busy haven't had time to comment on blogs When I saw these pigs I judt had to let you know how fun this card is! Have a great day Pia.