Thursday, June 7, 2012

A Psychedelic card..

This card was inspired by a movie I watched over the weekend..."Across the Universe"  ~ a musical using Beatles music.  Some parts  are really psychedelic.

Psychedelic fun

I had some wrapping paper that reminded me of it.  I used one of the Hero Arts sketches for June's challenge.  I stamped the Hero Arts flower in a variety of inks onto yellow and orange card and cut with the corresponding dies.  Die cut some little circles and added some multicoloured gems.     Sentiment also a Hero Arts one, fitting into one of the themes in the challenge as well.  As I used wrapping paper for my background, it's an entry in Die Cut Diva's June challenge as well.

Here are some more photos from the weekend
The local Farmers Market

Peter and Yvonne sitting round the open fire.  

Peter and Michael checking their I-phones for the weather forecast

Peter and I 

Some of the wonderful shells I picked up.  

I'm feeling really tired tonight.  I had to get up at 5.15am this morning to head to a work Forum that started with a 6.30am breakfast.  It was out by the Airport and took me 40 mins to drive there.... the Forum started at 7.30 so we could be finished by 3.00pm as some of the participants had 2 - 3 hours drives back to their home towns.   A full day of listening to different speakers and hearing our future plans for our area at work... so the brain is feeling like mush tonight.....

But an exciting bit of news is that our daughter is flying in for a very short visit.... in early tomorrow morning and back to Perth, Sunday afternoon.    We are having a family dinner to celebrate my birthday ( a few days early).  I am looking forward to have the family together. I am going to spend the day tomorrow with Emma, do some shopping, visit some of her friends. 

Hope you week is going well.  

Dawn

15 comments:

MaxineD said...

WOW this is bright - love it!!
enjoy your daughter - those times are special.
Blessings
Maxine

cardcreationsnz said...

A wonderful bright card. I love the stamped flowers cut out with the dies.

Enjoy your weekend with your daughter!

joy said...

Your card is so colorful and unusual, too, Dawn!

Have fun with your daughter, and, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you!! Hope your day is fabulous.

Betty said...

even tho i am not a bright color card maker myself i love how you put this all together for a great card!

have fun with you daughter this weekend - katherine came for my birthday a few weeks ago - aren't daughters the best!!! and happy birthday too!

Lin said...

Dawn, what a fun take on the sketch - love your idea and where you took it! And thanks for the pictures at the beach - you found some pretty shells!

Barb said...

I'm so glad your daughter is coming for a visit - I know how much you miss her! Have a fabulous weekend, my friend! Love your "groovy" card! Hugs! :)

Barb said...

Forgot to say thanks for sharing the photos - looks like lots of fun!

Kara Lynne said...

Great use of that wrapping paper and love the placement of the flowers, circles, and gems. Get some rest and have a great time with your daughter!

Jay Gee said...

I've seen this movie too and your card is perfect :) Love the bright colours. Enjoy your family weekend.

Greta said...

Now that card does grab the attention--very creative! Love those shells--can't imagine finding such beauties on the beach in pristine condition. Enjoy your family time!

Emily said...

Beautiful card!! Love the photos share too!

Elizabeth Allan said...

To keep in the context of your post: Totally Cool!

Maureen Morton said...

Brilliant card - groovy, actually! Now I will be singing Beatles songs all day! Thanks for sharing your lovely weekend with us - how special! We all wish we were there, for sure. Enjoy your daughter's visit.

Clare said...

Such a crazy and fun card! LOVE the colors!
Looks like you and your family had an awesome weekend! :)

Suzanne C said...

This is a fun hip card! Love the bright papers. What lovely pictures too!