Monday, 18 August 2008

All challenges lead to Christmas!

I've been too busy to make any cards this past week, so I haven't entered any challenges. I'm also very aware that the time for Chrimbo card preparation is drawing near, and I was inspired to start making an effort after going to a Christmas launch event at a nearby craft shop "Crafts4u2do" in St. Helens. So ... from now on I'm going to be looking at tying in some of my challenge cards to Christmas card making .. starting now!

This week's My Time To Craft Challenge #26 is Cats; Cute Card Thursday #23 is Soft Furnishings (you can use fabric, ribbon, stitching, buttons etc, anything you can find on the soft furnishings in the home ie curtains, cushions, sofas etc.); and Penny Black Saturday Challenge #10 is Ribbons - as you can see I have incorporated both ribbons and a button into my design, plus a scalloped edge with brads that you could imagine is the shape of a pelmet with studs.

Main image: Penny Black "Holly Jolly" coloured wtih watercolour pencils & Twinkling H2O's
Sentiment: E-Z Rub On Transfers
Paper: Carol Wilson Fine Arts
Ribbon: The Paper Company Studio
Button: Doodlebug

15 comments:

  1. Love it Pauline! :D the backing paper is great! :D xx

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  2. your card is fantastic, i love the way you have used the ribbons

    sarah x

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  3. Great card, thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xxx

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  4. Gorgeous card Pauline. I love the image and the ribbons.
    Can't get my head round making Christmas cards yet LOL!
    Hugs
    Cathy xx

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  5. Gorgeous Christmas card, love the paper! Think I might have to start doing the same, but I'm waiting for my new Christmas stamps to come...well thats my excuse anyway lol!

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  6. This is lovely, I LOVE that stamp. I really must start thinking about christmas!

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  7. gorgeous card, love how you used the pretty ribbons, thank you for joining in the CCT challenge

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  8. gorgeous card and love how you've used the ribbons - thanks for playing along at PBSC this week
    kath
    xxxxxx

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  9. What a lovely card, love the image, and also what you have done with the ribbons! Louise x

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  10. Fabby card Pauline! I love what you've done with the ribbon!
    Helen x

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  11. Its so cute Pauline...would you like to make all of mine for me!?! LOL Hugs Em.x

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  12. gorgeous card Pauline, love this cute kitty and the ribbons look fab. Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC :)x

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  13. What a fab christmas card, love the image and the colours you have used
    Thanks for joining us
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  14. Love the layout of this one. Lovely. Mand xxx

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x