Thursday, July 28, 2016

Bright Birthday

I used the Sara Davies Just for Men Signature Collection to make this colourful card.


I used papers from the Brights Collection, I think this card would be suitable for either a male or female.


The die cut sentiment is also from the collection.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Inspiration Destination Challenge 96 - Always Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for calling today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Traditional Christmas

This is another card created with the new Crafter's Companion Die’sire Create-A-Card dies, for this one I used the Christmas Gift die to create a card with an accetate panel.


I used the largest die from the set for this card, you can see the smaller die on this card HERE.  I used the outline die to cut some glitter card to place behind the intricate die cut and placed this onto an acetate panel.


The papers are from my stash and I placed a computer generated sentiment inside the card behind the Christmas Gift.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Rudolph Days July Challenge - Anything Christmas
Dream Valley Challenge 136 - Christmas in July
Melonheadz Friends Challenge - Christmas in July
CHNC Challenge Extra for July - Anything Christmas
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge 168 -  Christmas in July

Thank you for visiting today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A Country Church

Have you picked up a copy of the latest edition of Making Cards Magazine? This is one of my cards that was published in last months edition.


I used a beautiful topper from the Crafter's Companion A Country Life CD ROM, along with co-ordinating papers.


The sentiment is also from the CD and the ribbon is from my stash.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Great Impressions July Challenge - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Challenge 322 - Always Anything Goes
UnstampaBelles Challenge 59 - Go Native + Square Card
The Ribbon Girls July Challenge - Anything Goes as long as it has an image
613 Avenue Create Challenge 186 - Anything Goes with Optional Twist
Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow

Make sure you get a copy of the new edition of Making Cards Magazine, there are stacks of unique projects, competitions, new features and don't forget the fabulous free papers and CD ROM.

Thank you for calling this morning, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Monday, July 25, 2016

Candy Winner

Thank you to everyone that joined my Polkadoodles giveaway, it was lovely to see so many of my regular followers and I hope my new followers will continue to visit.

I have used RANDOM.ORG to select the winner:



Would you please contact me at cotnob@hotmail.co.uk so that I can pass your details on to Nikky and get your download sent out to you.

Many thanks.

Pauline
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Blue Angels

This is another card created with the new Crafter's Companion Die’sire Create-A-Card dies, for this one I used the Festive Angels die to create a Shadow Box Card.


The sentiment is from the Sentimentals Greetings – Occasions Stamp Set and the ribbon is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

CHNC Challenge Extra for July - Anything Christmas
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 373 - Christmas
CHNC Challenge 291- Use a Sentiment
The Glory of Christmas Challenge 89 - Only Punches or Die Cuts
One Stitch At A Time Challenge 267 - Anything Goes with Dies
Winter Wonderland Challenge - Use your Dies and Punches/Add a Charm

Thank you for visiting today, please leave a comment so that I know you've been and will be able to come and visit you.

Pauline
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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Birthday Mermaid - CD Sunday

It's time for a new challenge at CD Sunday and the theme for the next fortnight is Fab 'n' Feminine chosen by Wynn. Don’t forget to use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit.

I have used an image and papers from the free CD that came with the July edition of Making Cards Magazine.


The sentiment is from Craft Creations, I layered it onto a flower from my stash and the scalloped edge is a Clearly Besotted die.


The ribbon is from my stash.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge 36 - Use Your Dies
Fresh Brewed Designs July Challenge - Birthdays
Creative Knockouts Challenge 151 - Birthday Wishes
Crafts and Me July Challenge - Anything Goes /optional Summer Memories

Make sure you pop over to the CD Sunday Challenge blog and check out the DT Inspiration - we would love for you to join us for our Fab 'n' Feminine challenge, just make sure you use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Ella with Dragon Fly

It's time for a new challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme for the next fortnight is Animals.

I have used the adorable Ella with Dragon Fly coloured digi stamp available in the Pink Gem Designs Shop.


I teamed my image up with some pretty papers from Craftwork Cards and some ribbon from my stash.


I used a Fiskars border punch to punch the border and the sentiment is also from Craftwork Cards.


I would like enter this card into the following challenges:

Animal Friends Challenge 40 - Punches and/or Dies
Simply Papercraft Challenge 33 - Anything Goes
Dragons Lair Designs July Challege - It's a ZOO out there
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge 33 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 161 - Pink & Girly
Digistamps 4 Joy Challenge 126 - Anything Goes, optional twist: Dies and/or Punches

Make sure you pop over to the A Gem of a Challenge blog and join us for our Animals challenge, don't forget to visit the Pink Gem Designs Shop to take a look at all of the fabulous Digi Stamps and Kits that are available, grab a coffee and have a leisurely browse whilst you are there.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, your company is much appreciated.

Pauline
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