Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Back to school


Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
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This week the challenge is


We are showcasing MY MIND'S EYE PRODUCTS this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used
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Thank goodness Mr Virgin is behaving today and the engineer that came yesterday changed all the connections all through the house. Not sure I would want to try and do all the links today on my hudl.
So back to my card which I feel a bit guilty about it really does look Clean and Simple but it did take a while to layer my arrows.
My mind went blank what to do for a Back to School card and that was partly why I got the My Mind's Eye Hello World, I was thinking of Geography. I took the world map and the Simon Says Stamp Mod Arrow Border and cut the arrows out carefully placing to one side in the way of the die to use on top of the layers. I then cut out three more layers and when all were in placed I added the map arrows.
I was so impressed with my arrow border I didn't want to hide them and in the end I just used the Simon Says Sending die with the Happy and Smile stamp to finish off the sentiment.

I was worried you wouldn't see my arrows so I took another picture at a jaunty angle.

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Rainey's Craft Room said...

This is fab Debby and your arrows look wonderful - a great idea.

Pat said...

I love this map with the arrows over the top Debby and a great idea for the back to school theme. I wouldn't want to cover it up either as that map is so detailed. x

Desire Fourie said...

This is so creative with the map Debby. Love it.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

KraftyKoolKat said...

Awesome creation Debby, looks like a lot of work to me.

~ginny said...

Wow! Saw this at Simon Says and had to pop over to see how in the name of heaven you made it! Really grabbed my attention - beautifully done Debbie!

Anonymous said...

Love this Debby. It's so funky xx

Sarah said...

This is fantastic Debby, the arrows must have taken ages to align!! xx

Liz said...

Very clever design. Love it! xx

Jacee said...

Wonderful idea Debby, it looks great
hugs Jacee
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Teresa Kline said...

hello Debby! I luv this, I am all about maps and globes and this is super fun...hmmmm, what direction should we go? have a fabulous weekend!

sparkle & shine *~*

Teresa Kline said...

hello Debby! I luv this, I am all about maps and globes and this is super fun...hmmmm, what direction should we go? have a fabulous weekend!

sparkle & shine *~*

Chrissy said...

Fantastic design Debby and so very it.


Melissa Bove said...

Wow! What an amazing design Debby! This blew me away!! Love it!


Sue said...

I love this Debby, such a fabulous design.
Hugs Sue xx

Kathleen said...

Can see the arrows perfectly on this fabulous creation, must have taken you ages, a brilliant idea.

Kath x

Carol S. said...

Fantastic card. Amazing work getting those arrows spot on their place! What patience you must have!! Hugs, Carol S.xx

Stephanie said...

Wow!! Cool design, Debby! Love how the arrows turned out :)

Simon Says Stamp!

MagsB said...

Oh my, Debby, this is wonderful! I love-love-love the arrows! Truly a labour of love, but they look gorgeous!

love Mags B x

Kat W said...

The layered up arrows looks fabulous, such a clever and effective technique! It would have been such a shame to cover them after all that hard work and I think your design looks perfect with just the sentiments it!

Big hugs, Kat xx

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Debby! I love the whole geography theme! BRILLIANT! Love the arrows too, whoever receives this I am sure is going places ;-)

Lols x x x

Heather said...

What a brilliant card Debby, I love the whole map and the added texture with the arrows is superb!!!

Heather xx

Ann Chuang Crafts said...

Awesome job! Love your design and those arrows.

Jenna ♥ said...

Hi Debby! It's wonderful card! I love your arrows on the map. Cool idea.

Carol L said...

What a brilliant way to use those arrows! I absolutely LOVE how you put this card together! It's definitely got that WOW factor!!!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Ingenious card Debby, love the arrows AND all matched up perfectly too. Love it.

Susi said...

Wow - what a fabulous card!

Brawny x said...

This is fabulous Debby x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just love this hun, the arrows look great
Hugs Shell xx

Cheryl W. said...

What a great way to use map-patterned paper (or old maps!). I have some and have struggled with how to use it. Thanks so much for the inspiration...again.

Tricia Coffin said...

I love your Back to School Card. It looks so fresh and clean. Your arrows are very easily seen. Your card is a wonderful send off to someone going back to school.