Saturday, June 30, 2012

Hot Metal

I've so used to having schedule posts I nearly forgot to post this, so this has to be a quick post cos I'm about to be told its time to go to my Sis.
Anyway this card is for the Hot Metal Challenge for this weeks Penny Black Saturday Challenge. I guess I've cheated cos I didn't use anything metal. Instead I used a embossing folder on grey card to give a faux look of metal and of course my mousey is on a tin wind up mouse.
The cogs are Sizzix and the I've also used some jet pearls but there is a brad so maybe thats made of metal.
Do pop over to the challenge and check out the fab creations and we have a new sponsor this week.
I can tell my by Hubbys habits that I've got about five minutes, so a quick link up. If its wrong I'll deal with it later.

60 comments:

  1. This is so cute Debby..what an idea for the faux metal, love it :D Wishing you a lovely weekend xxx

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  2. Great card...love that image!

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  3. Great card hun - loving the faux metal - really works. Hugs, Claire x

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  4. This is just gorgeous Debby,love the image and fab papers.xxx

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  5. fabulous card Debby!
    Have a great weekend;-))m

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  6. This is full of gorgeousness. Just love it. Wishing you a wonderful creative weekend.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    Digistamps4Joy DT Member
    Doing Life

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  7. totally gorgeous so lovely to look at this so early in the morning just beautiful
    Hugs Kate xx

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  8. Love how you've tied this cute little fellow into the steampunk/metal theme. The die cut cogs work perfectly with his clockwork mouse. Great card.
    Liz xx

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  9. fab card Debby - that's one fast looking mouse! Hugs rachel xx

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  10. Fabulous card Debby..enjoy your weekend

    Anne

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  11. tehehehheee so darn cute and love the metal theme too! hugs me x

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  12. Oooh So Cute! Love this card!

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  13. Superb hun, i'm loving your use of the Tim Holtz Cog Wheels and that little stamp brings back memories, as i used it for H's thank you cards 4 years ago and i don't think i've used it since !!, Luv Sam x

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  14. It's a brilliant take on the theme. Lots of 'metal' there as far as I can see and the whole design is terrific.
    Beryl xx

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  15. What a cute image Debby, love your card!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

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  16. This is a great card hun! xxx

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  17. Cute card Debbie. He looks like he's having lots of fun.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Hugs, Janine xx

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  18. This is so cute Debby, i love that embossing folder youve used. Such a cute image. Enjoy your day. Aud x

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  19. Awesome Debby. Love your use of card to give a look of metal. Most inspiring.

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  20. Love the cogs and embossing, they give a lovely masculine feel to this card. xx

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  21. You did a great job with the tin mouse and the grey metallic looking paper, it's a super card Debby and I love the image!!!

    xx Irene

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  22. Wow Debby,cute funny image:)Stunning background..is really jeans or paper or you did this effect?
    Hugs,
    Sonia

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  23. Dear Debby, I Just arrived at you blog. Oh my, do I love your art and creative mind! I'll be watching this blog closely, thank you for giving us so much of your time and mind. You make so wonderful and lovely works! I enjoyed the visit on your site. Many thanks for your beautiful inspirations!!
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    Many warm Hugs from Marina from Germany
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  24. Great card Debbie. Love the idea of embossing for metal. Lovely layout and design and cute mouse
    Eileen x

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  25. Beautiful card Debby, lovely colours, have a good weekend big hugs Jo xxx

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  26. Totally stunning Debby:)x

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  27. Gorgeous card Debby, I love the 'metal'! This image is so cute too!
    Lorraine x

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  28. OH...Dear Debby, your card is very funny!!!
    I love the style.
    Big hugs, Mumur.

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  29. Hi debby
    Fabulous card as always....
    Hugs sylvie xxxx

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  30. Fab card and love that image! Xxx

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  31. This is fab Debby. Fab layout, it is awesome. Your posting made me laugh, your hubby sounds like mine. We are always early everywhere and have to sit down the road until it's time to arrive. He paces and jingles his key's.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  32. Hello!

    It turned out really cute! A unique theme this week! Wishing you a happy weekend!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

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  33. What a gorgeous card Debby.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  34. what a great card for men, super done
    hugs andrea

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  35. wow.. this is adorable..great design.

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  36. Such an adorable image! Love it. Stunning card.

    Hugs Kim

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  37. Deb, you have the best PB stamps!! now that I'm home for the summer I think I'm gonna dust some of mine off and play. This is awesome. HOpe you're having fun at your sisters.

    Hugs
    Debbie

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  38. Ah Debby this is so cute, lovely wee mouse, Love Hazelxo

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  39. Gorgeous card Debby, I like the image, the embossing and the cog.
    Kevin xx

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  40. What a cute wee image Debby, make me laugh out loud lol. Love all the texture.

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  41. Such a sweet image and love your pretend metal!
    Helen x

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  42. Fabulous image.
    Great layout.
    Looks metal enough to me.

    Kath x

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  43. Aww that little mouse is SO cute! Gorgeous card Debby :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  44. Oh I love how you've used these authentique papers! The image is too cute and I just love all of the different textures you've brought into the design.

    Shelby

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  45. Oh love this one, Debby! It's perfect!

    Sarah

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  46. so gorgeous debby.really stunning colours and image and your design is fab :D

    xx coops xx

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  47. Oh Debby, I love this little cutie. I couldn't help but smile at this image and the layout is fab. Love the embossing folder.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  48. Brilliant image! Really made me laugh especially with your sentiment! I have a froggy one that's similar. Lovely card, Debby. Is it okay if I CASE one of your cards? I'll credit the idea to you of course! Hope you had a great time with your sis and your craft buddies. Hugs, Lesley

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  49. Yay, heavy metal rules! Love the faux metal grid embossing and the coordinating cogs. Perfect for this lil mouse's tin ride. Great weekend to you. Hugs, Kathy

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  50. Fabulous. I like the faux metal look and that little whizzing creature is so cute! Jenx

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  51. Wow, such a gorgeous and so cute card! Love it.

    hugs Bine

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  52. Another of your gorgeous creations!!

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  54. I love this, Debby. It's perfect for the Metal and/or Embossing challenge over at Here Come The Boys , why not pop over and enter? Donna ☺

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  55. Oh what a cutie the little mouse is! Great card, I love the cogs and embossing!

    love Mags B x

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  56. EEEEEEK!!!! How did I not see this one earlier? TOO STINKING CUTE!!

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  57. gorgeous image. the mouse on the mouse is so funny. love the sentiment tag. fab papers too x

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