It Is Hot On The Savanna

These look like happy lions, don’t you think? They are from Alota Stamps over at Sassy Crafts and it is a birthday card for a friend who likes his safaris. The papers are good old BasicGrey from the Off Beat collection and the buttons are from my favourite Buttons Galore. I don’t know what it is with me and buttons at the moment I am just besotted with them 🙂 A bit of distressing and a bit of sewing to finish the look.

I had started this card a couple of weeks ago and then set it to one side to finish later and completely forgot about it! Bless me! I only found it again after a bit of a tidy. I wonder what other projects I have half-finished dotted about the place? Maybe I need to do a big sort out? Mmm?



Materials:
Stamp – Atota Rubber Stamp
Colouring – Prismacolor; Caran D’ache; Sansodor
Papers – BasicGrey OffBeat
Usual suspects – Silicone Glue; Paper trimmer
Other – Buttons; Sewing Machine; Seam ripper

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

14 Comments

  1. 19 February 2009 / 9:37 am

    Fabulous card, love the distressing and cute pair of lions.

  2. 19 February 2009 / 10:01 am

    Kim this is fab! I love the image. x

  3. 19 February 2009 / 10:29 am

    Hi Kim, great little Alota stamp, you just have to love them! This is such a fun card, I love it! Heidi xxx

  4. 19 February 2009 / 12:05 pm

    Oooh – so scrummy Kim – I love the papers that you’ve put together – fabulous colours and that glorious stitching…the images are so cute…

    Mmmmm….my brain isnt very young anymore – not sure what you meant in the last bit of your comment….sorry!! (thank you for your comment tho)…

  5. 19 February 2009 / 1:19 pm

    Fab card Kim, love the distressing & the stitching (wish I had a sewing machine that worked lol).

    Hugs
    Traceyx

  6. 19 February 2009 / 2:23 pm

    Wow Kim! What a fantastic card!! Love the colour combo!

  7. 19 February 2009 / 3:46 pm

    Great card Kim,
    love those lions and the stitching and distressing look fab!

    Judy x

  8. 19 February 2009 / 4:53 pm

    I am a button fanatic lately also. Those lions are adorable and your card is fabulous.

  9. 19 February 2009 / 5:03 pm

    Gorgeous colours,love the distressing and stitching oh and i
    am mad about buttons too,jars and jars of them…..
    Thanks for the lovely comment you left on my blog too.
    hugs
    tracy
    xx

  10. 19 February 2009 / 9:03 pm

    This card is so cute! The buttons add such a great touch!

  11. 19 February 2009 / 9:40 pm

    Hiya Kim,this is fabulous love the image how cute are they. joey.x

  12. 20 February 2009 / 12:08 pm

    Oh this is just adorable dear!!! So cute

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