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Sep 17, 2009

3CT31 - Do You Doodle?

Welcome to 3 Clover Thursday Challenge #31 - Today it's all about "Doodling"
I think my Mojo took a bit of a "hike" today as it took me forever to come up with an idea for a card and I'm still not totally thrilled with it but...It is was it is!

Truth be told I am not a, "doodler" at least not on my cards. I like to doodle on paper when I'm on hold or when I'm bored but trying to get something to look good on a card just wasn't happening. Since I'm trying to get some Halloween cards made this year I decided to go with that for my theme. I had already embossed and cut out the skeleton from, (SU - Scary Skeleton) stamp set so I thought why not use that image. My sentiment is from (SU - Grateful Greetings) stamp set which I earned for FREE! I stamped the sentiment with VersaMark and embossed it with Bold Black EP, cut it out with Nestabilitie Dies and did my "doodling" around the circle with a Basic Black marker. If you look closely you'll notice I got a little close together with some of the doodles and didn't follow my 2 stitch, 3 stitch pattern all the way around. I thought they mimicked the stitches on the skeleton. Oh I embossed that with White EP.

Other Details:
Card Stock: Basic Black, Old Olive, SEI Eerie Alley DP
Ink: Versamark, Basic Black Marker
Embossing Powders: White and Bold Black
Accessories: Orange Grosgrain Ribbon, Spiderweb Punch by MS, 3 White Brads
Nestabilitie Dies.

While browsing the NET for some Doodling ideas I came upon this blog Check it out as this gal really takes "Doodling" to a whole new level in my book!

Now head off to the other DT members blogs, leave some comment lovin and then give this doodling challenge a try yourself.


  1. Oh, Ida! This card is fantastic! And your doodling looks great! Amazing job on this challenge!
    Thank you for the inspiration!

  2. Well, I think the card is totally cute! Great job!

  3. I don't know about your MOJO....but it looks fine to me! THis card is SO FUN!!! I {heart} the embossed cut out skeleton! psst-I am also not a great doodler on my cards. Give me a pen, paper and phone to my ear and my doodling can't be stopped...but on my cards I usually mess it up! LOL!

  4. I think your doodling is perfect here! And I love that embossed paper (and that dang punch which we will not talk about since you are not allowed to use them, remember? JK!).

  5. Ida...darn you...you make this challenge look so easy!