Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Latest Card Challenges

Hi one and all

I've made a couple of cards today which I wanted to share with you and enter into a couple of challenges.

The first one is a pretty card which fits two challenges:

 This one I am going to enter into the following challenges:
To make the card I have used:

A5 card base - from stock (all bought from Papermill Shop)
Background paper - designed in My Craft Studio - Wings and Things
Cream Card - Embossed with Cuttlebug hearts folder
Pink Card - Embossed with Cuttlebug swiss dots folder (lightly inked edged with 'worn lipstick' distress ink)
Ribbon and slider - from stash
Mulberry Roses - from stash
Sentiment - Free download from Pollycraft Designs I've coloured the word in with rose pink promarker
Butterfly embellishment - from a necklace I took to bits from Primark (idea from Helen at It's all Fiddle Fart)
Image - Clover - Pollycraft Designs  and coloured with promarkers and lightly inked the edges with 'worn lipstick' distress ink (which arrived this morning!!)

Here's my second card:
I'll be entering this card into the following two challenges:

To make the card I have used:

Cardbase - from a pack I bought from Create and Craft
The background paper is from Dovecraft - designer paper stack by Kate Knight (6x6) (i've added the red bits with my poppy promarker)
Sentiment - computer generated
Ribbon and bow - from stash
Flowers - were plain white mulberry bought recently from e-bay - I've coloured wih promarkers
Mats - black - embossed with cuttlebug swiss dots, red - embossed with cuttlebug hearts
Hearts - punched out of red card
Image - can't for life of me remember where I got it from - had it a while!! - coloured with promarkers and lightly inked edge with 'worn lipstick' distress ink from Tim Holtz

Hope you liked my efforts today - I'm now just gonna crank that thermostat a little higher - it's freezing in Derbyshire today!!

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Big Hugs,

x x x


  1. This is absolutely gorgeous :)

    Welcome to Incy Wincy Designs Challenge and hope you come and join us regularly :)

  2. I've just seen how much you have spent on stash (opps!!) I've left you a little something on my blog but its not a cheque sorry! Hugs Pam x

  3. Both are adorable. I bought a Worn Lipstick too. Because of the name. Don't get on with it when used to ink a stamp!

  4. As always Paula I really love your cards. You always get the balance just right and make them so appealing. Catch up with you tomorrow on the WOYWW :-)
    A x

  5. beautiful cards , lovely images and colours
    Lisa ;)

  6. Gorgeous Bunny image! love the colour combo. The little hearts are super cute too
    Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz
    love tasha xx

  7. Your card is so lovely. Love the fairy. Glad you joined us at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Lv Toria

  8. I love them both, i MUST have the fairy image lol, but the black and red card just stands out so much, well done, thanks for joining us at crafty cardmakers xx


Thank you for your super scrummy spangly comment and for spending your valuable time letting me know what you think...

Crafty hugs, Paula x x x


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