Aloha Turtle

I made this card for this week's challenge over at Less is More and the theme is 'Exotic'.  I racked my brain (didn't take long!) and then because I don't really have any stamps that fitted the theme, I searched online and found this funny dancing turtle digi stamp on Etsy by Amy Stirland whose shop is called Artpixie.
 
So here's my card....
 
A dancing turtle Aloha card made for the Less is More Challenge 'Exotic'
 
I wasn't sure what colours a turtle was meant to be and there are lots of different ones on google so I just picked some greens and put them where I thought they should be - he looks a bit 'Ninja' to me and perhaps he's doing a karate kick rather than a dance?!!
 
I printed him along with the 'Aloha' sentiment and after colouring decided I needed a bit of an exotic pink/purple element so added the flower.  I also added some Wink of Stella to both the flowers.
 
Aloha Dancing Turtle card made for the LIM Challenge - Theme Exotic
 
I mounted the top layer on foam to a card base in Raspberry Pink by Papermilldirect.
 
I hope he's exotic enough for the challenge?!!!
 

 
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9 comments :

  1. He's a very exotic turtle, Wendy - perfect for the challenge! I think you've coloured him really well, and I love those bright flowers. Fab card, thanks so much for sharing!

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  2. I love this bright and happy (exotic) card. The colors really pop on the white card stock. Your coloring is fabulous.

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  3. What a cute one. Love it. Have a nice day, Ankie

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  4. Great choice and I really love the added flower!

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  5. WoW! Exotic to the max and certainly bursting with fun and vibrancy! Love the cute turtle and a brilliant take on our challenge. thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah

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  6. Very bright and very exotic too, another fab card Wendy ;) Viv xx

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  7. Well done for finding him, he fits the bill brilliantly, as do your bright colours. Such a cheery creation.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  8. Wendy I think your dancing turtle is fab, he looks really happy. The matching sentiment is beautiful too. A super interpretation of the exotic theme this week.
    Thanks for the visit, have a super crafty weekend, hugs Erika. x

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  9. My Granny duties over the past few weeks have taken their toll on my commenting time... many apologies for the late visit!
    This is just terrific, what fabulous vibrant colouring!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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