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Tuesday 1 October 2013

Lothian Crafts Online

Hi Folks
Back again for my second post of the day.  Please scroll down for my Imagination Crafts challenge post.

Today sees the start of a new monthly challenge over at Lothian Crafts Online.  Our theme for this month is:
Use the provided sketch layout
The prize for the winner is a fabulous die.

Here is my inspiration project

Here is the sketch layout for the challenge.  

I used one of my favourite colour combos for this one, pink and kraft.  The backing paper is from Tim Holtz and although you cant see it very well I did add some glitter to each corner before using my corner punch to round the edges.  I have had this Tim Holtz paper pad for about 12 months.  This was then matted onto kraft card.  The image is a topper that was in my stash and this was matted onto some more of the Tim Holtz paper and then kraft card.  I die cut a Marianne Creatable birdcage and distressed with some acrylic paint and frantage.  My other embellishments are some Marianne die cut butterflies and some flowers from The Hobby House.  The sentiment is from Papermania.

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your entries.  Just pop over to Lothian Crafts Online to upload your entry.  

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Unstampabelles - Use scraps/old stash (backing paper)
Mariannes Design Divas - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Happy Birthday
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Flowers
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Your special day
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes
Lexis Creations - Pink
Fussy and Fancy - Punches and Dies
Papertake - Anything goes
Natalie and Amy - Shabby chic
Crafty Sentiments - Favourite colours (pink and kraft)
LEJ Designs - Things with wings
TTCRD - Anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Flowers
ALBC - A little bit shabby
Cards Galore - Flowers


Kelly Lloyd said...

Beautiful card mags. X

Liz said...

Gorgeous! Hugs xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mags, a really pretty design and beautiful colours
Sue xx

karen said...

Gorgeous card Mags, I love pink and kraft too, fabulous, hugs, Karenx

Linda Palmer said...

Love this card Mags. Beautiful dress forms and love the bird cage in the corner. The papers you used are beautiful and work perfect with the images.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Mags, I like the image the cage and the papers.
Kevin xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Gorgeous card Mags, pink looks really good with the Kraft! Susan x

Sandra H said...

So beautiful Mags and the sketch is just perfect x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Mags, love the pretty design.

Donna x

Liz McGuire, said...

Hiya, really pretty card. Love those colours together,

Liz x

rachel said...

beautiful card Mags - really wonderful xx

Basslady said...

so wonderful and romantic!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

Alyx said...

Gorgeous card Mags. Love the colour combo and beautiful paper.

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

Jac’s Playground said...

Beautiful card, really pretty paper, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi Mags, love this, feminine and very pretty, gorgeous. Hugs xx

sue w. said...

Hi Mags, this is very chic, love the image and the paper is wonderful. Fabulous.
Hugs Sue W.

Unknown said...

ooooow really lovely

Andree said...

A gorgeous card Mags, the soft colours are wonderful.

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

Susan Hogan said...

Another triumph Mags! A beautiful card - soft and sweet. Thanks for joining us at Unstampabelles.

CathyC said...

great card! thanks for joining in our Scraps & Stash challenge at UnstampaBelles

May said...

Gorgeous card, Love the image & beautiful colours...the papers are wonderful too...Thank you for joining us at Fussy & Fancy...Hugs May x x x


Beautiful card Mags thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz Special Birthday challenge
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Just popped back to thank you for sharing this gorgeous card with us at Lexis, Mags! Susan x

Unknown said...

what a lovely card, thank you for joining LEJ Designs Challenge, good luck x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous colour combo and love the image and dies, thanks for playing at PTW

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hello mags, back to again to thank you for joining us at crafty sentiments
Hugs Kelly

Sue said...

Hello again Mags, just popping back to say Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge
Sue xx

Joanne said...

Such a lovely card! So many beautiful details. Just perfect for our "Flowers" challenge at CC&CC. Thanx so much for playing along with us. Joanne

The Gov. said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

Tina Theis of Ivory Moon Designs said...

What a very pretty card .. i love the bird cage
Thank you for joining us at LEJ DESIGNS CHALLENGE BLOG

Good Luck

Tina DT xx

Laura Love said...

This is so pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you play along again with us soon!

NanaConnie said...

What a lovely vintage feel to this card, Mags! Thanks so much for playing along this time at 613 Avenue Create. Hope to see you again soon.
NanaConnie DT

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Absolutely stunning, love everything about it
Lindsay xx

Annette said...

Stunning card Mags, I love the butterflies.
Thanks for joining in with us for our ‘Flowers’ challenge at Top Tip Tuesday
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas Challenge,
As You Like It Challenge,
Pink Gem Designs,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

Unknown said...

Beautiful, card, Mags, love the image and layout, superb, thank you for sharing with us at Scribble and Scraps this fortnight, good luck xxx

DeBe said...

Great layout and colours!Thank-you for joining us at the Cards Galore Flowers Challenge, Denyse x