Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Oldie But A Goodie First Birthday Challenge & Blog Hop


Hi all

It's time for a new challenge over at  Oldie But A Goodie

Thanks very much to everyone who joined in our previous challenge - don't forget to check the main challenge blog to see if you have won the prize :-)

Our challenge this fortnight is

Christmas in September

And this one is quite special as it is our 1st Birthday - woo hoo!!

I can't believe we have been going for a year !!

... so to celebrate we are having a blog hop !!

All you have to do to enter is to enter a card in this fortnight's challenge at the main challenge blog, and then hop around all the lovely blogs of the DT - as well as the main blog prize everyone has a yummy candy to be won! Just leave a comment and collect a letter from each DT member.

Don't forget - in order to be eligible for any of the prizes you must use a stamp (not a digi) that is at least 6 months old - that's why we're called An Oldie But A Goodie ;-) 

You should have arrived here from  Lisa's  blog ...

... but if not and you think you are lost, please go back to the main Oldie But A Goodie blog which will point you in the right direction :-)

The letter you need from me is E

I am the last stop on the blog hop ... so you now need go back to the Oldie But a Goodie blog, and follow the instructions to email the word you have collected to Francesca - then keep your fingers crossed !! ;-)

All the DT members have a little candy to be won from amongst their commenters - this is my candy.


- Wild Rose Studio "Pickle With Sledge" (to see a card using my versions of this adorable stamp, see here)
- Back To Basics Christmas 6 * 6" paper pack
- 2 packs of Christmas poinsettas from Sweet Lilac (Crafts4U2Do)

I will pick a winner using random.org

Don't forget to take a peek at the rest of the DT's stunning Christmas creations - here's mine.


Recipe:
Main image; Sugar Nellie "Snowflake" coloured with Promarkers and dusted wtih glamour dust;
Sentiment: LotV Christmas Sentiment Circles;
Papers: Kaisercraft;
Supplies: pearls from The Hobby House; ribbon and gems from my stash;
Tools: small and large circle nestabilities; Martha Stewart "Arctic Snowflake" punch and "eyelet lace" edge punch; Cuttlebug "Christmas Stars" embossing folder.


Challenges:
Sugar Bowl #66 - sketch


Stamptacular #127 - The Sky's The Limit!
A Gem of a Challenge #29 - Colour / Photo inspiration


Alphabet Challenge - P is for Pretty Pastels
Cute Card Thursday #180 - A Pinch & A Punch
I ♥ ProMarkers #81 - Anything Goes (3rd entry)

Hope you can join in our celebrations - time to get hopping!! :-)

37 comments:

  1. Gorgeous girly Christmas card, love the soft colours. Carol x

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  2. Fabulous card, such a sweet image. Great choice of papers ans colours
    Louise

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  3. This is so pretty Pauline .. beautiful soft pastel colours
    Lisa x

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  4. Happy birthday !
    Such a sweet card you have made here :-)

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  5. Soooo lovely your card, i liked the colours a lot. And the stamp is so lovely.
    Hugs Astrid

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  6. Gorgeous card Pauline - as always hun.
    I love this Sugar Nellie image and your colours are so sweet.
    Have a fab day.
    Debs xx

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  7. Such a pretty card, lovely colour combo and the image is so sweet. Hugs Kat x

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  8. Such a sweet card and gorgeous colours!!

    Hugs Hazel xx

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  9. Beautiful card Pauline, I love alternative colours for Christmas
    Happy Birthday OBAG

    Hugs Laurie x

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  10. very pretty card love the colours hugs linda x

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  11. Oh wow!! This is such a gorgeous Christmas design!! I have this stamp and really LOVE it! :) Your colors are great too!! Thanks for sharing the fun!!

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  12. Beautiful card, so pretty.

    Pam x

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  13. This is gorgeous card Pauline, love the image and the pastel colours. Hugs, Claire x

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  14. Lovely card! Love the soft colors. So sweet and delicate looking.

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  15. Wonderful, adorable card Pauline.
    luv
    Debby

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  16. Such a gorgeous card Pauline, I love these colours! Thanks for a fun blog hop! Here's my entry!

    Love Beth xx

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  17. Gorgeous card, cute image and lovely colouring.
    Thank you for the Birthday celebration blog hop.
    Pauline
    x

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  18. Hi Pauline,
    Gorgeous christmas creation, I love your image and colours.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  19. A beautiful Christmas card - it looks so delicate in the pastel colours!

    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  20. Happy 1st Birthday to you all at Oldie But a Goodie!!!!
    Hi Pauline, Aww love your card! what an adorable image and beautifully coloured. Gorgeous papers and ribbons - really sweet card!
    Thanks for chance of winning the candy! Looks very yummy!
    Hugs Sue xx

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  21. Stunning card and just love the colours that you have used!

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  22. This is gorgeous. Such a sweet, pretty image. Carissa :)

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  23. Lovely card :o)The image is really sweet.
    Hugs Laila

    check out my small candy on http://blog.lolapigen.dk

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  24. A great layout & a lovely card. Jx

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  25. Love your sweet card, the pastel colours are so pretty.
    Jenni x

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  26. a very pretty card and a nice candy!

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  27. A gorgeous Christmas card and such a great image. thanks for the chance to win your fab candy. Hugs Sarahxx

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  28. What a lovely card!! Cute colores and love the image!!
    Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and hope to see you in this week Sketch Challenge!

    Hugs Tine

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  29. Sweet sweet card... love your choice of colors! Great work!

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  30. Awww, what a pretty Christmas card ... I love the colours you used and gorgeous snowflakes too!

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  31. The card is so pretty, I love the color combination,
    congrats to 1 year oldie but goodie.
    Dorte,xx

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  32. She is adorable. great coloring.. I love the little diamonds and pearls -- they are a perfect finishing touch.. thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win some delicious goodies..

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  33. Your card is really lovely, I love the colours you've used xx

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  34. What a sweet card, Pauline! Thank you for sharing and for the chance, hugs. Miria

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  35. Fabby card, beautifully coloured. Thank you for playing along with us at AGOAC this time. hugs J x

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  36. Gorgeous card. Love all he litle bits o bling

    Happy Birthday

    Lxx

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