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Friday, 14 January 2011

Addicted To A Challenge

Ladies I think I've gone challenge mad! I only entered my first challenge a matter of days ago and now I'm rushing around like a crazy woman to make this card in time to enter it into the Magnolia Down Under Challenge  'Karens Sketch' which closes tonight! I know that a new challenge starts tomorrow but like I said..... crazy woman!!
I had to photograph this card tonight in artificial light which doesn't do it any favours and I burnt my husbands pork chops for tea in the process but as all you fellow crafters will know, you have to get your priorities right!!

I have been saving this wonderful paper for years (no need to distress it soon it's already vintage!) I never thought I could bring myself to use it but it was made for this Tilda and my favourite frosted berries were a perfect match which also makes it eligible for the challenge over at  Just Magnolia my favourite things.


I have entered this card into the following challenges
Just Magnolia My Favourite Things
Magnolia Down Under   
Stamp Something Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp  Sketch Time
Bunny Zoe's Craft  Love Is In The Air

Ingredients
Stamp: Violin Tilda, Banner - Magnolia
Papers: 7 Gypsies - Life's Journey
Swirl Doo Hickey Die - Magnolia
Nestabilites Label 6
Ribbon & Charm from stash
Rose: Wild Orchid Crafts
Frosted Berries & Leaves from a garden centre in Norwich
Colouring: Copics & Distress Ink

5 comments:

Karen said...

OMGOSH Your card is so Wonderful!! I love how you added the swirl and I really love how you have used my Sketch!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful card with us at MDUC this week:-)
Hugs
Karen
xxx

TaraG said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Laurie! Love the rich colours, beautiful papers and the gorgeous floral sprays. I absolutely adore the wee violin charm too! This Tilda is so sweet and your colouring is beautiful! Love your take on Karen's beautiful sketch too!
thanks so much for joining us at MDUC!
Hugs,t

Janiel/ janny said...

Very very BEAUTIFUL.. THe colours you have choosen are so deep and rich looking!! PERFECT!!!!!
Thanks so much for joining in this week at MDUC.
hugs, Janiel

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous.
luv
Debby

Mina said...

fabulous card Laurie, I love your embellishments they work perfectly with this Tilda...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx