Sunday, April 22, 2012


Since I saw the "Virginia's View Challenge" at Lily Pad Cards the other day, I couldn't get this card idea out of my head!  Stayed up WAY too late putting it together.  Poppies always make me think of The Wizard of Oz!  Here's my "quirky" take on the challenge:

"Dorothy" is from a Close To My Heart set called "Uptown Girl".   I altered her, obviously, because typically she's upright and walking a dog!  The castle stamp came from a children's stamp set that my daughter got for her birthday one year (sorry, no info printed on it that I could find).  Dorothy and the castle are both sporting a bit of Copic coloring and Crayola Glitter Glue.  Dorothy's skirt is paper pieced from Making Memories Twine Plaid, Ice Blue, Watercolor Collection.  The rest of the card stock were from my stash.  I cut the hills and brick and shaded them and the background with Ranger Distress Ink.  The poppies were cut out with a TINY hole punch and sent through the Xyron Create-a-Sticker.  I printed the sentiment off Word onto the yellow first, and then cut that out.  The bricks I drew with a black Zig Writer marker.  The little bits of ribbon on her braids was cotton craft thread from my stash.

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Lily Pad Cards: Virginia's View - April
365 Card Challenge:  Day 52 - Imagine This: The Cinema

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge #182 - Inspired by a Film Title (The Wizard of Oz)

Hope you have a great day!
Kara Lynne


  1. Kara, this is so amazing! I love the beautiful scene that you created. The perspective and colors are spot on! What a unique and original design! Isn't it wonderful when you have the ideas in your head...and you just HAVE to get it on the card!? I am so glad that you join the fun with us at Lily Pad Challenge!

  2. Great combination of images to realise your inspiration. The yellow brick road is brilliant
    Eileen x

  3. gorgeous love the creation and presentation of your movie, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  4. This is FABULOUS!!!! LOVE it!
    Have a great week, hugs, Karin

  5. Absolutely amazing! I love all of the details :)

    I'd love to have you join us at Tuesday Alchemy:


  6. this is so fun and super cute! love the idea. fabulous card, Kara!

  7. This looks like a scene from the movie, you certainly have patience to have pulled it off! Love the little details like the hair bows and bricks. What an amazing card, and so cool to have it come to life for you!

  8. This is WONDERFUL!! What a great out of the box take on the challenge!! Thanks so much for playing along at Lily Pad Cards!

  9. This is awesome Kara! Congrats to you for being able to pull it all together :)

  10. Oh my goodness! What a delightful card! This card sure brought a smile to my face...I'm sure the recipient will love it :)
    Thank you for the sweet comments you left on my blog!

  11. Hi Kara Luynne,
    This looks fab. I love how you created your scene & the wnderful sparkle on the Emerald City. Well worth the effort! Great interpretation of one of my favourite films. Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter's Saturday Challenge.
    Andie xx

  12. Hi there my Silhouette soul sister! :) Love your fun & unique card.Glad you can join us at Lily Pad Cards.

  13. LOL this is fab!

    Happy crafting!

    Mrs Wonka (Zoe) x

  14. This gave me a big laugh! LOVE it! So clever and creative!