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Thursday, 18 February 2010

Challenge card

Hi all, first can I say a BIG thank you to all of you who commented on my hubby's card he was very surprised as he thought the card wasn't very good. You have inspired him on to do some more so thank you so much. (not sure about sharing all my goodies lol) he has his eye on a set of Tim Holtz stamps (cinema one) as he wants to distress some boxes which he has all his DVDs in and I have to say I have encouraged him here lol as I get lots of new stamps and as usual hubby says get what you need (but I NEED so many! ;-)

Now my card, I am going for a few challenges on this one so here goes. WOJ The theme of pearls & swirls (great theme this). Simon Says is a recipe of :- 3x embelishments, 2x DP 1x image Allsorts Is 3,2,1, So I have used the same as Simon says for this challenge . Basic Grey this week is a sketch, so there we are, pop round and have a look there are some prizes as well as a GD spot so worth having a go.

Now only being able to use 2x DP I thought with all my new GM I should make some paper too! and I love one of my new GM colours it's almost edible lol Candy Apple Red mixed with some Coffee Shop fabby combo. I firstly sprayed some cardstock with the candy apple red then used an SU stamp for the swirls and some clear EP heated then when dry I put a seccond layer of GM this time in coffee shop! I also used this paper for layering the image, it's a shame you can't see how this stuff shimmers!

The rest is pretty self explanitory but as always if you have any questions please ask away! I would also like to take this oportunity to welcome a few new followers, it's wonderful to have you and I hope you like this card, I will be if I haven't already poping round to your blogs and those I have seen so far are wonderful and so pleased you think my posts are worth coming to see. All the comments I get are read with pleasure and I do love visiting you too, I follow way more than I can keep up with but you all inspire me and I am so happy that you all share your wonderful tallents with me as well as the whole of blog land lol. Thank you for looking. Love Dawn xx

Items Used:- Tattered Angels, Glimmer Mist. Basic Grey , DP. Stamps, WOJ image & sentiment and Stampin' Up (SU) swirl (used in the back ground). SU card stock Punches & ribbon. Charm & chain from Zoe crafts. Marther Stewart Punch.



Hi Dawn
A gorgeous card,love the paper's,
Hugs Dianne xx

Debs said...

Hi Dawn
Gorgeous card - super cute image and I love your oewn paper made with the GM. Thanks for taking on my recipe challenge ar Allsorts this week.
Take care
Debs xx

Beth aka BR-T said...

Another wonderful card with this sweet image! Beth

Martine said...

ooo this is sooo pretty, gorgeous papers, image and embellies, thanks so much for joining in with this weeks Simon Says Challenge and this weeks BasicGrey Challenge, good luck :)

Just a little reminder sweetie, if you are taking part in this weeks Simon Says Stamp Blog hop, please remember to post a link to this card in each of the DT members blogs if you want to be entered to win the Grand Prize



Mary J said...

What a very pretty card, Dawn!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Dawn this is so beautiful I adore the colours the lace and charm and most of all that image is so adorable.

Lorraine x

Iris said...

Your card is really cute.

Thank you for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and thanks for your comment at my blog.


paola said...

Very well put together Dawn love the embossed swirls, thanks for joiningin at WOJ this week


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