Saturday, 8 July 2017

Being naughty AND nice.

I have to confess that my heart sank when I saw this month's challenge at Naughty or Nice - the theme is "If the shoe fits"  and I am simply not a shoe person. I never wear them indoors, and outdoors it's FitFlop sandals in summer, FitFlop boots in winter. I've not owned a pair of heels for at least 30 years, and don't see the appeal of them.

All that means I don't have any show related stash - then I remembered that a year or two back, the lovely Monika Reeck took pity on me when I mentioned that, and sent me some images and sentiments that she had stamped, so here, thanks to Monika, is my Nice card.


I chose some funky metallic card for the background and watercoloured the shoes to match then fussy cut then and cut the sentiment with a stitched ovals die.

But I couldn't NOT make a naughty card, even though I had no show images, because one thing I DO have is this great Dylusions sentiment stamp that I like to use at every opportunity.


I teamed it with an image from a download I won from a now-defunct challenge (Suzy Bee's, I think) and look, the model IS wearing shoes so it's sort of OK! Added a background embossed with a Santoro Hears folder and lightly sanded, and added a lios brad and some heart pearls.

I think this is the kind of catty card you could only send to your BFF. Oh, and now I've blown the image right up on the screen, I can see that very faintly around the hem of her, ahem, dress, you can see the words "Sorry, wrong number". Haha!

7 comments:

  1. Two fabulous cards, Jane! Monika took pity on me too, so I also have some gorgeous shoe images courtesy of that sweet lady. Thanks for getting naughty AND nice with the Troublemakers, Jo x

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  2. Two fun cards, Jane. I'm with you on the heels, much rather be comfortable than a few inches taller! xx

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  3. These are fab Jane, LOVE your sentiment on the second!
    Thanks for playing at Naughty or Nice :)

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  4. Two fab cards, love the sentiment on the second. Totally with you on the shoe front, comfort is much more important than looks!

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  5. Oh Jane, you had me worried there for a second! Because while the first card is great (ooh, that metallic paper!), the second card is what I've come to expect! Great combo of image, background, sentiment and embellishments!

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  6. Two fab cards. I think I have to enter I have so many shoe related images!
    I now unfortunately have to wear fitflops - even as slippers in the house and then my orthotics in flat shoes :(.

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  7. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at NoN, good luck!!! Amy DT

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