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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Fool's Game Challenge



Hello! I have discovered a new (to me) challenge blog and stamp company and I decided to play along with their current challenge. The challenge blog is called Poisoned Peas Please and the challenge this week is called "Fool's Game". Any way you interpret a "fool's game" goes for this challenge. If you play cards like I do, any card game is a fool's game! I never learned that many card games and never really mastered any of them. This image is from Smeared Ink and is called Fortune Teller Carnie. Oh my goodness, do they have tons of stamps that I want! I went shopping and got quite a few the other night, but there are still tons that I want to add to my collection. I will be back there, and very soon! The image was colored with Copic Markers and I used a mix of paints to color the crystal ball. I found some cool playing cards at Target the other day and I knew they would end up on a craft project somewhere! I love the design and colors on the backing. I used some Distressing Inks (Vintage Photo and Old Paper) to age the cards so they wouldn't be so bright white. I added some pearls and eyelets from my stash. Papers are from DCWV. 

Speaking of card games, Kip and his friends play a game called Magic the Gathering and I play along some times too. A couple of weeks ago he went to KY to visit some friends and in addition to playing Magic they played another game called "Once Upon a Time". He was telling me about the game because he thought I might enjoy it. When he got off work last night and got home for dinner I could tell he was hiding something behind his back. He had found the game at a shop nearby. We played several rounds last night and it was a lot of fun!

Have a great day!

11 comments:

jimlynn said...

WOW Gina!!! Fabulous card! Love the way you did the playing cards on here and that image is super!
Lynn

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

You have the most interesting stock of stamps!!! This girls' got a fortune to tell, huh??

Love the playing cards!!!!!!!!!!! Fabulous!!!

The game sounds like fun! Glad you and Kip had a good time :)

Cheryl said...

Oh this is such a great card! I love this image. I am going to have to go check them out. Your coloring and design are fabulous. I love the playing cards.

Kathy and Lucky said...

Wow!!! Another amazing card, you just do such an amazing jobe with the images, coloring and layout. The game sounds interesting and sounds fun.

Tammy said...

WOW this is fantastic!! I love that image and adding the playing cards is AWESOME!!

Dell said...

This is just awesome!!! You have done so well with these images.

happyscrapper said...

This is stunning. I love the cards, and the colors are awesome. Thanks for joining us at PPP, and hope to see you back.
Hugz,
Christine Dt at PPP

Becky said...

wow Gina, this card is awesome. Great image and great colors and coloring.

Lorraine said...

That is a cool image! Love how you colored her and used playing cards in the back!

Kristina said...

OH wow totally love this, love the use of the playing cards and eyelets on one side and brads on the other! I also like how you distressed the edges of your cards. Super job on colouring the Fortune Teller!Great work! Thanks for playing at PPP's Fool's Game challenge hope to see your lovely art for our next challenge!
Peace,
KristyLee
(PPP DT)

Julia said...

Beautiful creation, love all the details! Thanks for joining us at Poisoned Peas Please.
Hugs,
Julia