Sunday, July 1, 2012

Ode to Otis Redding...

"I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay, watchin' the tide roll away..."
Here's a little card I've made up for the current linky party at
 using the peaceful image of
  Digi Doodle Shop, called
Country Pond and the free Love Meanings sentiment.
 Card base measures 3.5" x 3.75" and is decorated up with copics, lace, pearls, handmade hat pins, glittered heart and copic colored flower and a little stand on the back side of the card.
Sentiment says,
"Falling in love: Unites what was once divided."
When I saw the dock reaching out across the water, I thought this sentiment worked so well with it.  From there, the heart shape took place and the rest, see it here. :)

 I had an incredible time looking at ALL of last week's entries; we had OVER 250 entries and WOW, talk about a bombardment of talent and outstanding creativity of everyone who played along with us.  Picking just one was NOT simple, again!  But I did it, so without further ado, here is my...
#63 Sandra Dry
She made this card for her father who for years worked on repairing and servicing typewriters.  I think it's sensational and perfectly fitted for him.  Very masculine and vintage.
Thank you so much for stopping in. I hope this finds you all well and ready for another fabulous creative week.
Hugs n' Happy Stamping...
Lisa xx

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Michelle said...

Lisa - I love this card! Your coloring is beautiful! The whole thing is wonderful. This will make a lovely decoration for someone to put on a shelf. So nice.

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Lisa.. how you managed to place all those details on such a small space boggles my brain, and still, I can see the gorgeous image and colouring.
Love your POTW too..great card..


Scrumplescrunch said...

Hello Quirks
Love the flower and the daffs, your design is extravagantly beautiful; the heart shape makes it so special, a wonderful stand alone piece.

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

Oooh this is stunning Lisa! Such a beautiful creation...lovely details and those embossed hearts are so pretty :)

Shirley-Anne said...

Hello Lisa,
great heart shaped card .And beautifully embellished . Love the jetty .Simply adore the POTW with the paper in the typewriter .

angelwhispers said...

Lisa this is just so wonderful what a gorgeous image and superb detail! Chanelle xx

Lisa Jane said...

wow its amazing.. love your colouring.. wish i was sat at the end of the jetty dangling my feet in the water .. unfortunately the only way i will be dangling my feet in the water is in the rain puddles lol
Lisa x
ps i have candy

Marie-Louise said...

Fantastic card. Love it.

Sewe said...

What a lovely card you made there


Marjorie said...

Beautiful card hun, gorgeous embellishments and your colouring is sooo your little touches of lace and pins..
nice pick of the week too!

Pat K said...

Fantastic card Lisa. Now I'll be singing that song all day :D hugs, Pat K.

Mary J said...

So gorgeous Lisa! Your attention to detail is amazing!!

Michelle said...

Hi Lisa

Another amazing card!! Your creative genius knows no bounds.!! I love the shape and design of this card. Such a relaxing image.

And now I have that song on eternal repeat in my brain, oh well, least it's a great song,lol.

Your POTW is a perfect masculine card. Love how she made it more personalised for her Dad, isn't that the great thing about handmade cards.

Michelle :o)

wannabcre8tive said...

So beautifully done, Lisa. A perfect sentiment for your card.

Rene said...

WOW Lisa!!!! Ah-Maz-Ing! Fantastic. And your potw ain't bad either! Lol!!!
Awesome cards!
Rene :D

Unknown said...

I'm running out of adjectives L2 to describe the amazing creativity flowing forth from you. For me, this is my all time favorite card you've made. First, the colors-oh my! Vivid, beautiful colors that I could stare at for days. Your flowers, some of my personal fave's and Otis Redding-well I {heart} him.
This is a special card, in every way!!!
Big Hugs to You,
L1 xx

Anonymous said...

Ditto what Lisa S said! creative and funky! awesome! hugs me xx

Lori said...

Gorgeous! Beautiful vivid coloring, love the heart and that yellow flower is perfect!

Shirley said...

Absolutely beautiful, Lisa!!

Meihsia Liu said...

Wow....Lisa, your creation is always amazing. There are gorgeous elements and fabulous coloring on this card. I really love it! ... :)

Patricia St Martin said...

Totally awesome Lisa!!! Love everything about your card.

Sandy said...

Beautiful heart with a special sentiment. Your card looks as if it has so much depth. Beautiful Lisa!

Tracy said...

Wowzers GF! This is awesome! The heart shape is fun and different paired with the image and I love how your big flower matches. :-) Beautiful card Twang. Hugs!

Jeanne J. said...

Sorry I'm late! Summer is keeping me busy (as it should) I promise to be better come fall and things are back to normal (or it's too cold to go outside!!) Your card is amazing.... so many details I could look at it for an hour to soak it all in! Beautiful!

Cheryl said...

I was just listening to that song. Such a classic.

Your card is gorgeous. I love the shape, your coloring, and the beautiful embellishments.

Debra Pate said...

I saw your card on Make IT Monday! You are very talented. I love that your card is so unqiue.

Debra Pate
Fabulously Creative

Margaret said...

Gorgeous and I love the shape!! The image and sentiment go so well together and your embellishing also fits so well (as if we expected anything different from you!
Having internet issues and had to sneak some time in at our local library while the girls are watching the program... Hopefully will be caught up soon!