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Thursday, 17 October 2013

Alpha Challange #21 - Leap Day!

Yes it is the 21st edition of The Craft Barn's Alpha Challenge and this time we have the letter "L" with the added remit of including a window.

My special day is Leap Day which the extra day of 29th February added every 4 years to bring our calendar in line with the solar year.

What better way to use my frog die where I have 2 frogs leaping behind the "snow" acetate window.

I didn't have a window die so had to make do with a square die multiple times which is why it is a bit wonky - but I have "embraced the imperfection" to quote a well known crafter (Tim Holtz).







Don't know why his has taken so long to get round to this month.

14 comments:

Elaine said...

Your window looks fine to me!! Great background and I love those leaping frogs!!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Such a fantastic take on this letter. Love your card - the frog fits.

Scrapmate said...

LOL brilliant! I love how you got around the window problem. It's a fab page & I do a lot of embracing of imperfection too!

chrissies said...

Sun a fun page and a great idea for the word LEAP

Chrissie x

lena-dailyscrap said...

Lovely and funny page! Love the little frogs jumping around.

Pat said...

Clever choice, great fun.

Karen Gist said...

let us in...let us in'!!!!! Poor little frogs out in the snow!!! Fabulous window idea BJ, HUGS xxx

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

:) fun page! cute frogs jumping!

JansArtyJunk said...

Very clever BJ...love what you did with the window aspect and those leaping frogs!!x

Maggie said...

Great page BJ love the leaping frogs behind the window which looks fine to me too!

MaggieH

carolfromkiwiland said...

Great interpretation for leap day using the frogs and I love the colours you have used. I had to stop and think why you included snow then realised its winter for you, not the height of summer as it is over/down here.lol. Very fun page.

Frea Konings said...

Hi BJ, love your cute leaping frogs and your window looks great, imperfectin and all LOL! Hugs Frea

maggie said...

A fun card. What an additional challenge you set yourself at the beginning of the Alpha Challenge to find a special day for each letter. Well done!

The Craft Barn said...

This is so cute, you did a great job there.
Thanks for playing
Izzy