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Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges

Hi Folks
Welcome and hope you are well on this happy Wednesday.  I love Wednesdays as it marks the halfway point of my working week - only another two days to the weekend.

Wednesday also sees the start of a new challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.  Our theme for this week is a nice easy one:
Anything Goes

We have three fab sponsors as well:
Stamping Dragon - prize of 5 digi images of the winners choice
Dr Digi - prize of 2 digi images of the winners choice
Digital Delights - prize of a $5gift voucher to the winner

The design team were lucky enough to be given some images to work with.  I chose this super image called Knitty Nora from Dr Digi for my card.


I coloured the image in using promarkers and mounted onto some red cardstock after lightly inking the edges.  If you look closely you can also see that I added some tiny pearls for her necklace. The papers are actually a christmas collection from Marianne Design called 'Let it Snow'.  But they seemed to fit perfectly with the image.  I actually bought these last year and this is the first time I have used them - naughty me.  The lace across the centre was a bit too white so I just coloured it with a bit of distress ink.  The tape measure ribbon was in my stash and fitted perfectly too.  For embellishments I just added some flowers, pins and a metal corner.  If you look closely you can also see a little scissor charm added to the tag sentiment.

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your entries.  Just pop over to Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges to upload your entry.  Don't forget to check out the other fab inspiration projects from the talented design team.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Cards Galore - Flowers
Patties Creations - Ribbon
Whimsy Stamps - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Stampin for the Weekend - Anything goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Robyns Fetish - Square cards
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Bunny Zoes - Ribbon
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
TTCRD - Anything goes
The Stamping Boutique - Bling it
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Anything goes
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes/Add some lace

34 comments:

Gemma said...

Gorgeous card hun and thank you for stopping by mine and leaving such a sweet comment on my challenge card...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Avril Ann said...

She looks very happy, sitting there knitting, Mags, fabulous card, love the LO, and your colours xxx

rachel said...

super image \mags - there's lots of folk that would be perfect for - great card too xx

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi Mags, love the image lols, and the layout. I wonder what she is knitting ? Hugs Jennifer xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a fun image Mags and love the vintage feel to the card. Lovely tape measure ribbon and charm! Susan x

Sue said...

Fabulous card Mags, Such a great image. Your papers and your embellishments work so well with the knitting theme.
Sue xx

Chris said...

Love Knitting Nora! Great card, Mags... that knitted paper background is brilliant!
Chris
x

MagsB said...

What a terrific image, she reminds me of one of my aunties, who was constantly knitting!!! I love those papers, too, it goes to show that 'seasonal' papers can be used all the year round!

I hope all is well with you and your family!

love Mags B x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the image and beautiful embellies.

Donna x

Linda Simpson said...

Beautiful as always and love the image. I love the flowers and the papers.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Linda Palmer said...

What a cute granny. I love the crochet roses, beautiful! I love your card.

Claire Bartram said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us over at Creative Moments this fortnight
Claire DT

Andree said...

A fantastic card Mags. The papers match the image perfectly and I love all the little details.

Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge and good luck x

Sherry said...

Such A Cute Image,Great Card Love The Coloring .. Thanxx For Playing With Us At Robyn's Fetish Challenge *Square Cards * Good Luck
Sherry -Robyn's Fetish DT

Avril Ann said...

Hi Mags, back with my DT hat on, hun, to thank you for sharing this gorgeous card, with us at Scribble and Scraps, good luck xxx

Rebekah said...

This is adorable Mags Wonderful work sweetie hugs Rebekah xx

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "Ribbon" Challenge #77!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Lexie said...

Great card Mags. Gorgeous layout and colours and love that image.

Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
xx

Cards by Ziggy said...

Simply gorgeous, thank you for sharing with us at Artistic Inspirations

Zoe DT

Paper Panda said...

What a fun card - and perfect backing papers!
Mandy x

Amy A said...

Gorgeous Card Mags! Loving the crochet flowers with that Image. Love this! Well done! Thank you for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge this week.

Amy ~DT

Pink-Crafty-Devil said...

What a lovely card, fits lovely with our theme of Ribbon.
Thanks for joining us at Patties Creations Design Blog
Crafty Hugs
Kelly DT
xxx

bumblebee creations said...

super fun card! THanks for playing along with THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE!

Pam said...

Cute! Thanks for joining us at TSB!

TSB DT

Lozzy T said...

What a fab card, love your design and the image is great..Thank you for joining us at Bearly-Mine Challenge this week and hoping you would like to join us again soon. Good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

CraftyGirl said...

Very pretty and I love those flowers and lace. I am very glad you joined us this week at TSB. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge. :)

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
The Stamping Boutique Design Team Member

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous card! love the crochet flowers to go with the image! Thanks for sharing at Crafting By Designs this week! Mo dt x

melissac said...

Beautiful card!! Glad you played with us at The Stamping Boutique!

Nicole Bretherick said...

Hey there teamie!! fabulous card!! thank you for joining us over at The Stamping Boutique!! Nicole DT xx

Kerry said...

Your card made me smile Mags...love the image and the embellishments you've used, especially the crocheted flowers. Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes Challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

The Little Stamper said...

What a great card. I really love those knitted papers! Thanks for joining us this week at the Bearly Mine Anything Goes challenge.

Sharon x

Helene E said...

Just popped by to admire your creation and thank you for entering our challenge at Stampin for the Weekend!

alex said...

such a great card, love your image, and such a great design, thank you for sharing at Creative Moments
Alex (DT)

Debbi said...

Gorgeous! Thank you for entering the Cards Galore challenge...good luck x