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Monday, 20 May 2013

It'a all about the children at Forever Friends

Morning Everyone
Well, another weekend has flown by.  We collected our daughter from university on Saturday.  She has just completed four years of study and should be graduating in July.  Still trying to find room and places for all the stuff she has accumulated over four years.  Still, it is nice to have her home and she is now starting on the difficult task of finding a job.  

Anyway, today sees the start of a new fortnightlychallenge over at Forever Friends Challenges.  Our theme for this fortnight is
Make a card/project for a child

We have two sponsors joining us for this challenge:

I have made two projects for the challenge. 


I used a cute image from A Day for Daisies for this card.  Kept the design quite simple and a minimum of embellishments, some lace, card candi and a crotchet flower.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
A Little Bit Crafty - Kraft it
Crafty Boots - Celebrations
Stamp N Doodle - Anything goes
Pretty Little Ribbon - Lace
Crafts and Me - Use a digi
QKR Stampede - Childrens cards or tags
OSAAT - Use a digi
Love to Create - Something for kids


My second card features a little Forever Friends bear.  I used a rubber stamp from the new Kraft Notes range from Papermania.  I coloured him in using distress inks.  I used some papers from my stash (sorry, not sure where they are from).  I created a heart aperture and matted and layered.  I thought this made an ideal first birthday card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz - No digis allowed
Chocolate, coffee and cards - Use a number
Allsorts - True blue
Kaboodle Doodles - Stripes and/or circles


Sadly, this will be the last Forever Friends challenge.  It is time to say goodbye to these cute little bears and take things in a new direction. 
The good news is that the entire design team is moving over to a brand new weekly challenge blog called Crafty Friends.  The first challenge will go live on June 1st and we hope you will all join us.


Thanks for popping by.  Do hope you will stop by the Forever Friends challenge blog to check out all the details for our last challenge and to feast your eyes on the wonderful inspiration projects from the rest of the design team.
Looking forward to seeing all your entries.

24 comments:

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Two lovely cards and fab design Mags! I bet you are pleased as punch to have your daughter home good luck to her in finding a job its so difficult nowadays isn't it? Hugs Susan x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous cards Mags. I love the images and the colours and layouts are fabulous.
Good luck to your daughter in finding a job, it must be nice to have her back at home.
Sue xx

Doreen said...

Gorgeous cards,love the images and great papers.xxx

Dawn C said...

Both little cuties Mags, great cards x

McCrafty's Cards said...

These are both gorgeous Mags.
Kevin xx

MagsB said...

Two sweet cards, hun, just right for children! Good luck to your daughter in her job-hunting, I hope she finds something soon!

love Mags B x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous cards Mags, love the sweet image and pretty details.

Donna x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Two great cards but FF is my fave, such a cutie

Jules said...

Two great cards Mags and the crochet flower on the first one is gorgeous.

Hope you had a good weekend.

Love Jules xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Two lovely cards, hard to choose a favourite. Thank you for joining in the celebrations at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

catherine said...

This is lovely Mags and thanks for joining our challenge at Allsorts this week
x catherine

Dewi Lestari said...

So pretty, love the bear! Thanks for joining at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges: Use A Number
Hugs
Dewi

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card and layout, just perfect for our theme thanks for joining us at CC&CC , good luck cheers Sue N x

Zoe said...

Stunning, love it!

Thanks for joining us at SND

Zoe x

Mimi said...

Great card Mags, love the addition of the crochet flower, really works so well. Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon. Before I forget, StitchyBear is having a 35% sale off their digis and DP this week at http://stitchybearstamps.com/shop/ they have so many totally awesome item . Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

Wendy L said...

So cute,thanks for joining us this week at Charisma Cardz, love it. xxxxx

Anne-Marie said...

This is such a cute card.

Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamp 'n' Doodle.

Anne-Marie x x

Marlies said...

Two beautiful cards, both with lovely stamps, very sweet. Thanks for joining us at The Pretty little ribbon shop. Marlies

The Gov. said...

Great cards! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

Mian said...

You have made two wonderful cards! Love the crochet flower and your design is great!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
Love to Create Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Bubbles said...

Lovely cards! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Love crafts forever said...

Beautiful cards. Thank you for playing with us at One Stitch At A Time this week, and i hope to see you next week.
Hugs Nataliya

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

A cute card!!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!

~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Mags just popped back to say thank you for sharing your fabulous card with us at A Little Bit Crafty for our Kraft Challenge! Good luck and hope to see you in our next challenge which starts 1st June! Susan x