Wednesday, May 25, 2011

You'll be Singin' It


"...(Two, three, four, tell the people,) (What she wore.)

It was an itsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie,
Yellow, polka dot bikini,
That she wore for the first time today.
An itsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie,
Yellow, polka dot bikini..."

~song by Brian Hyland, 1965

There's a Polka Dot Frenzy over at the Lawnscaping Challenge and I'm cutting it under the wire with this one. I usually equate polka dots to anitsy, bitsy, teenie, weenie,  yellow, polka dot bikini and loosing some weight. I don't know why, perhaps I let my imagination run away too often.


So here's a well wishes kind of card to someone who might be on a journey to loose some weight. I paper pieced the bikini pieces onto a misted background, pinned them to a twine clothesline with mini clips and finished the card with some sunshiney polka dotted patterned paper strips.

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: (White) Office Max
Patterned Paper: (June Bug Collection) Basic Grey
Stamps: (Sophie's Sentiments, Swimsuit Season) LawnFawn, (For the Love of Dots) PracticingCreativityDesigns
Ink: (Summer Sun Pigment) SU, (Onyx Black) Versafine
Other: (Mist) Studio Calico, (Baker's Twine) (Clothespins)

41 comments:

  1. No desire to wear a tiny weenie bikini.. sorry. Love the clothespins though. And the misted background really looks like water.

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  2. This is so much fun Karen!
    Love it !

    Thank you for your kind words ;-)

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  3. Big smiles...so fun! Love the misted background!!

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  4. Yeah I will NEVER wear a bikini BUT this one is super cute!! LOVE this card!!! :-)

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  5. Giggle!! (I'll have that song in my head all night now!) this is pure FUN!!!! :D

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  6. Giggle!! (I'll have that song in my head all night now!) this is pure FUN!!!! :D

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  7. No bikini here, but I did buy a new peach polka dot tankini for Hawaii, I only wore it once while we were there, but at least I now have a bathing suit I like :)
    Cute card, I love the misted background, I need to mist something again very soon :)

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  8. lol! So adorable! (tee hee!)

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  9. Just wonderful Karen! Yes, the song is now stuck in my head! :-)

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  10. Karen, I love, love, LOVE this card! So brilliant. I love your misted background, love your itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini... Love the clothesline, love it all! And yes, I've got the song stuck in my head after that. All together now, "It was an..." :o) Thanks for the smile!

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  11. And thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  12. This is freakin' fabulous! It's funny, cute, and an earworm. Too perfect for the challenge!

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  13. So cute! I would totally wear a bikini like that. Wish I had a reason to though. LOL

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  14. Brilliant card Karen and thanks for putting that tune in my head now.....not :)
    Jenny x

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  15. Thanks for the giggle first thing this morning! The misted background adds perfectly to the dottiness and that bikini is too cute - an unachievable dream bikini but cute nonetheless!

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  16. HAHA! I love this one Karen! That bikini is too cute! Great card girl!

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  17. way, way cute, karen! love the pins and misted bkgd!

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  18. really lovely card Karen, love the paper pierced bikini

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  19. OMG! Karen - I love it!!! Love love love it!!! The mist looks JUST like water & it's just so fun!!!

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  20. adorable I love the CAS style and the colors.

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  21. This is so adorable and I just love how you've used the colors. Thanks so much for joining us at OTWC.

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  22. Karen, your work is always stunning sand this one is no different! Love everything about this

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  23. Karen-
    I LOVE this card! But then again, I don't know how ya couldn't love it!
    Great job....I think you nailed the challenge!

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  24. so cute! love your yellow polka dot bikini! super card!

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  25. I will have that song stuck in my head. LOL! At least it is a fun one. Cute!!!!

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  26. This is so darling! The misted background and the slips of polka dotted borders make it really special!

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  27. Love the Teeny Bikini card, the misted background really makes the bikini pop!

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  28. Such a cute adorable card :) and I love the song too.. hehehe

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  29. Such a fun idea! I love all the yellow too =) TFS!

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  30. BAHAHA! Love this. And yes, that song is now in my mind!!!! I love this card. Your cute bathing suit, the background you made with the mists.... Your color scheme! It is awesome!!! :)

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  31. This is FABULOUS! Love it!! Congrats on your win!

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  32. Too cute, Karen! And yes, that song is now going through my mind. Congrats on your well-deserved win!

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  33. adorable! Tried to post the other day and blogger would not allow me to do so. CONGRATS on the win! Love the mist!

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  34. Drats...now I'll have that song stuck in my head. CONGRATS on the win! I saw the card on Lawnscaping and was so blown away by it. This may just be my favorite card of yours (and that's saying a lot!) :)

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  35. Karen, I am lovin' this card! (And singing it too!)

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  36. Congrats on your Lawn Fawn win!! :)

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  37. Can this BE cuter???!!!!!!!!!!

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