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Monday, October 1, 2012

60's Retro - Rainey ~ Make It Monday #109

Another week has passed and we have another Linky Party starting over at Make It Monday!!!We had such a wonderful selection of cards last week that it just gets harder to pick one to feature here on my blog (check below to see if it's yours!!!)
Congratulations to Wedgie as MIM's featured blogger  and also to Tracey Brossart for being chosen as the winning commenter.
Our sponsor this week is Digi My World and I chose this fab retro image to play with. Isn't she cute? You can find it here.  I had a lot of my Copics go dry last week and took them to be refilled. Well... not happy, usually I find that they don't put enough ink in them but a different girl did them this time and there is ink going everywhere, I ruined 6 images on Thursday as the ink either leaked before I even touched the brush to the card or if I managed to get it to paper, it just spread out at the lightest touch. Almost makes me think that they have been watered down, I can't understand why the ink would be just pouring out like that,
LOL, it took me 3 goes with this image and one I got 3/4 done and then one of the markers leaked all over
it  - very frustrating
Here is the card I made with this fab image:  This is a pop up card - larger than I would normally make but I can see myself making it again after doing some adjustments to the measurements. It all lays flat to put in an envelope

Front of card

 Back of Card  -(edited) I took a picture with the camera, still not quite right though still a bit bright (and crooked, LOL) but you get the gist of it!!!

SU Tangerine Tango
White Card from stash
Coffee Kula Card from stash
Image from Digi My World - 60's Retro - Rainey 
DP from Rosie's Studio A5 papers ~ Flower Child
Flowers made with Marianne Creatables die
Sentiment from a men's sport set which I've lost the packaging for!!!
Circle Punch
Scallop Circle Punch
Nesties - Circle - large and small
Brads from stash

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - Challenge #4 ~ Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge #122 ~ 3-2-1 Recipe (I've used 3 flowers, 2 DP's and one image)
A Gem of A Challenge - Challenge 56 - "For the Girls"
Hiding in My Craft Room - HIMCR #65 ~ Freestyle!
Speedy Fox and Friends - Challenge 127 - Circles
ATC's and Cards With Attitude - Challenge 23 ~ Anything Goes
Fat Pages and Cards With Attitude - Challenge 23 ~ Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays - Week #87 ~ Anything Goes

This week we are being sponsored by the fun and funky Digi My World!  

They are offering the lucky random winner a $10 gift voucher to spend in store - how fab is that?!

My POTW is this gorgeous creation by Sheryl over at Cat Crazy Craft Corner and you can find it here

Love this cute little girl inside the tyre swing and the sentiment is just right.
Well again that's it from me, looking forward to visiting your blogs this week, so get those entries flooding in as the linky party is now open.
Thanks for stopping by,

Take Care,



  1. Fabulous fun card Sandy, love the retro look and fabulous colours.That is a shame with the copics, now I'm scared to try it..fabulous POTW, isn't she her glasses.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  2. Groovy card Sandy, love the fun retro feel of this one. Great POTW too!

  3. Well, I was going to say this is totally groovy, but Lisa beat me to the punch! Still, it's pretty far out!
    Rene :D

  4. love this fab funky retro card ...great papers and a fab it
    great POTW too...i nearly picked this card lol
    tracey x

  5. Hi Sandy .Love your bright card , great design and fab papers along with perfect colouring . Your POTW is a beautiful card .

  6. Marvellous card. Love the colours and the design. Very pretty pick of the week.

  7. Lots of circles. Very Retro. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

  8. Fabulous card Sandy, Love the Retro colours, the papers are fab..goes with the image so your Marianne dies too! I have these too and use them a lot!!
    Fabulous pick for this week too...

  9. Two lovely cards Sandy but my favourite has to be your 2nd card...such a great image...coloured to perfeciton


  10. So pretty, love the mix of dp's. Thanks, so much for joining us over at Speedy Fox and Friends.

  11. Super card & love the colours...

    Thank you for joining in at Gem of a challenge & good luck :)
    hugs and xxx

  12. Such a deligthful card, Sandy. I love the bright dp and how you color the cute image...:)

  13. Lots of work in your card,hope you let them know about the refill mess.
    cute pick too. love mum

  14. Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge with your fab retro card.

    Pam x

  15. Very cute card!! Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!

  16. Super cute card!!! Love all the circles!!! Thanks for joining Speedy Fox & Friends this week!

  17. This is a super card Sandy and great image. lovely colours and patterns. Perfect for this weeks MIM. Hope you manage to sort the problems out with your pens- it must have been very frustrating for you
    x catherine

  18. Gaga over the paper you used. I do think I have paper addiction...LOL. Fantastic inspiration. Sure glad you chose this one to share with us all over at MIM. Loving your DT work.


  19. Awesome card. Love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.

  20. Sandy, you've captured my mom perfectly on your retro card. Even comes complete with the flowers that we had on our VW. Loove this! Amazing POTW by pretty.
    Happy weekend,
    Lisa xx

  21. Great card! Love the retro colors!

    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays challenge!

    Sandy S

  22. I love all the colors so 60s peace, just perfect for your hippy girl. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good luck! Sandy :)


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