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.

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.

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!! :-)


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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

  8. Such a sweet card and gorgeous colours!!

    Hugs Hazel xx

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

    Hugs Laurie x

  10. very pretty card love the colours hugs linda x

  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!!

  12. Beautiful card, so pretty.

    Pam x

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

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

  15. Wonderful, adorable card Pauline.

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

    Love Beth xx

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

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

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

    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!


  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

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

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

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

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

  24. A great layout & a lovely card. Jx

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

  26. a very pretty card and a nice candy!

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

  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

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

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

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

  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..

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

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

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

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

    Happy Birthday



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