Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Let's celebrate! - 100th blogpost of the Country View Challenges

When I started my first project for our June challenge, I thought that the word robot was created 100 years ago, in 1921 but later I realised that I was wrong it was in 1920 when Karel Capek published his play, the R.U.R. with the new word, robot. Actually, it was Capek's brother who invented this word but it doesn't help me either and doesn't change the fact, that it was in 1920 :-)

So our June challenge is about 100. Because this is the 100th challenges of the Country View Challenges. In June if you want to join our challenge you have to add a 100 to your project. It can be either a number or a written word. And you have to use one of the DT members' creations as an inspiration. 

There are other rules too and other options to win this month, so please click here to be well informed about the possibilities.

Well, here is my card with a cute robot who celebrates the CVC 100th challenges.

For this card, I created a background with the new Sizzix Circuit Texture Fades Embossing Folder by Tim Holtz. After embossing my 300gsm paper, I painted it silver. When it was dry, I painted the surface with black paint which was wiped off immediately with a paper towel.

The robot was coloured with the following Ranger Distress paints: Brushed Pewter, Candied Apples, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass. I also coloured the 100 with Squeezed Lemonade.

What I used:

Sizzix Thinlits die, Robotic by Tim Holtz

Sizzix Thinlits die, Circle Play by Tim Holtz

Sizzix Thinlits die, Gearhead by Tim Holtz

Sizzix Texture Fades embossing folder, Circuit by Tim Holtz

Sizzix XL Bigz die, Letterboard by Tim Holtz

Ranger Distress paints (Black Soot, Brushed Pewter, Candied Apples, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass)

Ranger Distress inks (Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron)

Idea-Ology Hex Fasteners

I hope you like it!!! Thank you for stopping by!!!


  1. Love all the texture and colours its fantastic x

  2. He is such a fun robot Monika. Happy 100th teamie 🥳👍xx

  3. He's fun and I love his festive balloon ! Happy June ! xx

  4. I love this Monika, such a fun and happy piece1 Take care and have a very happy June, Sue xx

  5. Such a fabulous card! I love the fun robot with the balloons and the embossed background, it's a great way to celebrate 100 challenges 😁. Thanks for the inspiration and Happy June! Hugs, Jo x

  6. Of course Monika, the circuit board embossing folder and the Robot die are a great match! Have a great weekend! x

  7. I love that embossing folder, perfect match with the wee robot. As 2020 was a lost year for us all i'm sure celebrating the word Robot can make it's 100 count.. Colourful and creative card. Happy 100th CV Challenge Tracey x

  8. Such a fun and wonderful card.

  9. i love the idea behind your make, so cute. I love that background really looks like metal xx


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