Tuesday 2 February 2016

G'Day Cobber

Good evening and welcome to a post to announce the latest challenge at ATSM.
This week we are looking to see your projects that are -


The CAS week is one of my favourites but I always end up with far too many ideas bouncing around my head so for this card I took inspiration from the challenge over at Less is More.

This week their challenge is Down Under in homage to our wonderful leader Kylie who is sponsoring their challenge.
So when I saw this I had to take part. My first thoughts were Christmas on the beach but the more I thought about it the song by Men at Work - Down Under kept creeping in. At Muse this week Michele (I card everything) challenged us to make a card based on a song as well, so I loved the idea of doing something that related to this. I checked out the video of this 80's classic and saw a picture of the fried out Combie in the lyrics  and thought immediately of this image. I added the stereotypical greeting freehand and mounted the 'Combie' on a tag coloured blue at the top and with a sandpaper bottom. I know the old geezer isn't like the guy in the video but hey you can't have it all!

Over at ATMS, this week we are sponsored by

who are offering a $12 gift certificate to the winner.

So why not visit the rest of the DT and join in?

I'd like to join in over at -

 "Less is More"
                      I know it's not a caravan but 
                            it is a camper van!
edited 3/2/16 Missed the deadline as no internet
for the last 2 day!!!!! :(
a card inspired by a song


  1. LOL fried out combie. I'm sure there will be some of your readers scratching their heads while reading your post. I LOVE it! xx

  2. I like making manly card too Jules
    and yours ooh so beautiful I love those color combo so stand out of all the white place your tag more beautiful than the sample (sorry I love yours hehe) and great choice of stampe
    Great Manly Tag Jules
    see you soon in my DT post if you have time I am so happy to get visit from the same DT member on ATSM :)
    Monika (ATSM Teammate)

  3. Super fun, Julie! I love that man's face. What a super image and lovely lovely coloring! Super fun CAS tag card! Now I want to play over at Muse too. Melissa :)

  4. Love your simple card.
    Hope you can also join our challenge here :

    My Crafting Stories

  5. I love your card. It is absolutely great! The colours are wonderful, the colouring is perfect and the image itself is sooooo cool! Super nice CAS design. Hugs from your ATSM team-mate stempelfrida

  6. A fabulous image, wonderfully coloured! And how fun to read about how it 'came to be'! So ingenious! Thank you for sharing over at Tag, You're It...your traveling VW has me longing for a road trip!

  7. This made me smile Julie!! Another fabulous CAS card...you do these so well xx

  8. Such a cute tag, Julie! Beautiful coloring, and I love your fun sentiment! Fabulous CAS design, too!

  9. What a fun image and card! Great take on our theme this week, even down to the sentiment!
    Thanks so much for sharing your card
    "Less is More"

  10. Ha! OH this is just too cute! Men at Work have been popular this week, and I love that you've added this darling to our Muse gallery, Jules! Pardon me, I must have another look...
    =] Michele

  11. Brilliant card! Really made me smile.
    Sharon xx

  12. Sniggering, giggling and loving your take on down under Julie.
    Works perfectly and love the design. thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  13. This is SO cute! I just love it. :) Such a happy fun card!
    Your ATSM teamie,

  14. Great minds think alike!! Fab image and great take on the challenges x

  15. Fun! Love how you were inspired and the image! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!

  16. Love this image and what a fun card!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  17. Love the image (and beautiful colouring ) it just makes you smile but never heard of the song ! x

  18. Such a FUN card!!!! Funny, you choose the same song as Sandie!

  19. Fabulous Julie! I love how you were inspired to create this and the vibrancy you've achieved is great. Thanks for joining in with Michele's week at Muse and for also playing along at Less is More.
    Anita x

  20. What a fun card, and I love your song..its often playing in the car on road trips with my hubby.

  21. Wow,fabulous card...LOVE your color combo,and the image is so,so cute...XX Željka

  22. So fun and cool and cute, Julie ... and such a brilliant song! Anita :)

  23. Had to swing by to say this was a stand out card on the LIM challenge...so very witty and so very clever...Congratulations on being showcased, well deserved x

  24. Kap65hay@gmail.com12 February 2016 at 18:19

    I love your "cobber" card! Please, what stamp company is it from?

    1. The image is a digital one from Dr Digi and the cobber greeting is freehand by me.


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