Saturday, July 7, 2012

20 days to the Olympics!

Supplies:  Melissa J Designs Flipping Out Stamps - PTI 
and die set - PTI, Wine bottle tag die - PTI, blue cardstock 
- Canson, White cardstock - office supplies, pop dots, Woodgrain 
embossing folder - Tim Holtz, A6 kraft card blank - Anita's, 
Tombow Roller adhesive, Black Tuxedo ink - 
Memento and olympic rings printed from computer.

Can you believe it?  Only 20 days to the start of the Olympics in London.  The sun is shining - Summer has finally arrived!

I spotted that A Passion for Papertrey were having a fun challenge called "Olympics" and decided to try to squeeze in an entry before the deadline.  I just got my hands on this amazing set from PTI called "Flipping Out" by Melissa J.   A friend from the US who arrived this morning very kindly brought my PTI order over with him... lots of goodies to play with - yipee!!.

I decided to play around with textures and colour and I apologize for the poor photo but the sun is so strong (yipee!) it was washing every photo out and I just didn't have time to play with it!
I added glossy accents to the top of the flip flop to make them like those trendy havaianas flip flops.  

Challenges
Crafts 4 Eternity - Olympics

Thanks so much for peeking - hope you have an amazing weekend.

13 comments:

Barb said...

Deirdre, this is so much fun! Love how you incorporated the Olympic rings into your design! I'm really excited to watch all the events too - especially the gymnastics! :)

Kara Lynne said...

Those Olympic rings came out so well! What a statement, and a "hello" to summer! Wonderful card.

Sandy said...

Great card! So cool! I love what you have done!

enjoy the Olympics - we'll be watching it from over the pond! :)

Sandy S

Lin said...

Love your Olympic flip-flops, Deirdre! What a creative idea!

Dawn said...

great idea for your jandals Deirdre. Hopefully the summer weather will stay and be fine for the Games. Looking forward to seeing some of the highlights.... being 12 hrs ahead, most of the good stuff will be in the middle of the night!

pinky said...

Wow love your cool take on our challenge! Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.
Pinky

Virginia L. said...

Aw... how cool is this card, Deirdre!! Perfect summery card!I'm excited about Olympics, too!

donna mikasa said...

Super cute flip flops, Deirdre! Love the Olympic logo on them and the textured background is perfect! I have a friend from Hawaii who was chosen as a trainer for the Olympics--so excited for him!

Elizabeth Allan said...

I am counting the days too!! Deirdre these flip flops are so cute. The blue embossed cardstock looks just like ripples in the water!

Aimes said...

Seriously awesome! Love those flip flops - do they have them in my size?! LOL!
Thanks so much for joining us on A Passion for Papertrey!
Hugs!
x

My Paper Epiphany said...

Congrats on your win! I really love your card - I'm sure they'd be a big seller if they were real flip flops!

Simone said...

Oh wow! This is soo cool Dee! Love how you created the flip flops and put the rings on them! Such a fun card :)

michele said...

Fabulous card Deirdre! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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