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Wednesday 5 February 2014

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges

Hi Everyone
Well I treated myself to an early birthday present yesterday and bought myself a melt pot.  I have wanted one for several months and my local craft shop has just got a couple in.  So of course, I had to have one.  I think you can all guess what I will be doing at the weekend lol.

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.  Our theme for this week is:
Something Old, Something New
You can create anything you like to enter the challenge.

We have two great sponsors this week:
The Paper Shelter - prize of a $20 gift certificate
Fred She Said - prize of a $15 gift certificate

Here is my inspiration project using Hearts and Roses image from Fred She Said.

This came as a precoloured image and also came in various colour ways.  I decided to go for the gorgeous lavender.  I printed the image three times to enable me to layer up the roses.  I also went round the edges of the heart with stickles.  To make the card blank I used one of my favourite Martha Stewart punches.  The gold glittered background is sparkle medium from Imagination Crafts through a stencil.  The edges were inked with distress ink.  I embossed a panel from white card using my trellis embossing folder and coloured it using distress inks.  For embellishments I used ribbon, a pearl heart and some heart gems.
The digi image is my something new and everything else is something old. 

Thanks for popping by and looking forward to seeing all your entries.  Just pop over to Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges to enter.  Don't forget to check out the creations from my fab teamies.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Polka Doodles Digi - Anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Sharing the love
Paper Crafting Journey - Emboss that
Creative Moments - Anything goes/add some sparkle
Natalie and Amy - Love is all around
QKR Stampede - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - Digi days
A Creative Romance - Show us some love
Jellypark - Lots of love
Sweet Stampin - Love/Valentines
Allsorts - Love is in the air
Disdigidesigns - Love and/or Valentines
Open Minded Crafting - Show some love
Cards Galore - Add bling
Crafty Calendar - Love is all around
Pile It On - Ribbon
OSAAT - Anything goes
Robyns Fetish - Valentines Day cards
Pan Pastel - Anything goes
Corrosive - Feel the love
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Ribbon Girl - Hearts
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes/Hearts
Kaboodle Doodles - Valentine themed
Craft Your Passion - Love is in the air
Whoopsi Daisy - Show love
Lexis Creations - Valentines/Love
Ooh La La - Use a heart
Papertake - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Love is in the air
TTCRD - Anything goes
Oldie but a Goodie - Valentine (ribbon and heart gems more than 6 months old)
Inky Impressions - Someone special
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Crafting for all Seasons - Show us some romance


julie_woolston said...

Beautiful card Mags my favorite colours, fabulous design and detail.
Hugs Julie xxx

Carol Willis said...

Such a pretty card Mags, love it.
Caz x

lady jasmine crafts said...

Beautiful and so elegant xxx

rachel said...

gorgeous card Mags - have fun with the melt pot - you're going to love it xx

Sue said...

Love your card Mags,beautiful image and colours.
Have fun with your melt pot.
Sue x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

This is gorgeous Mags. I really love how you did the background it looks stunning. I really should use my Melt Pot! I will look forward to seeing what you do with it and hopefully it will inspire me to play with mine! Susan x

Claire said...

Absolutely beautiful Mags, gorgeous elements and colours. Hugs, Claire x

Jennifer Johnston said...

This is so...beautiful Mags. Love the colours and the sparkle medium through the stencil design. Really pretty. Hugs Jennifer xx

Linda Palmer said...

This is a gorgeous card Mags! Love all the design elements you have added.

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card Mags! I love the beautiful flowers and background. Enjoy your melt pot!
Linda xxx

Ardilla said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the flowers, the border and the color combo...
Thanks for linking your card in our challenge at QKR Stampede.
Ardilla :)

Sandra H said...

Awww Mags this is so elegant the colours are gorgeous and the centre piece of stunning along with the gorgeous embellis too.

Sarah said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Oldie But a Goodie, it's just fabulous. Sarah

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So pretty, love the colours, thanks for playing at WW. I have some candy on offer

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mags, I love the image, beautiful colours and gorgeous detailing too.
hugs Sue xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mags, I love the image, beautiful colours and gorgeous detailing too.
hugs Sue xx

julie1 said...

beautiful, love the colours thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck ... Julie xxx

Daniele said...

so pretty Mags

Sophie said...

Beautiful card! I like the colors you combined. Thank you for joining The Lots of Love Challenge at Jellypark Friends!

cass said...

Beautifully elegant card, love the colour combo, thanks for joining us at Open Minded Challenges this fortnight

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Mags, love the design and pretty details.

Donna x

Wendy said...

So beautiful Mags, love the colour and design.
Wendy xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Mags I like the heart the colours and the design.
Kevin xx

MommyScraps said...

Absolutely beautiful!! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion!

Hugs, Adina

Penny said...

Really beautiful card--love the color palette! Great image, love your dimensional look, love the added sparkle and pretty bow, too! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Jellypark Friends. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

downrightcrafty said...

wow how fabulous love the use of the digi ana a beautiful creation, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Basslady said...

very elegant and romantic!

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

Anjie said...

Mags this is lovely! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday.

Blossom Cards said...

what a lovely card and flowers thanks for sharing with lexis creations Rachel DT

Desire Fourie said...

This is just so beautiful with wonderful soft colouring and that bow is so scrumptious.
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Seafield Jo said...

This is gorgeous Mags, a really beautiful card.

Thanks for joining in with our latest challenge at Crafty Calendar.

Jo x

Unknown said...

Mags you've done it again ,another beautiful card
Thanks for joining Digi Choosday at Polkadoodles
hugs Susan DT

Jasmine said...

Hi Mags! This is just lovely. I adore all the purple, and that border is fantastic! Perfect touches of sparkle, and love the layering of the roses. Thanks for joining us for the newest Corrosive Challenge.



Sandy said...

Beautiful card! My favourite colour is purple so right up my alley, lol.
Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this week.
Sandy DT

Unknown said...

Love this!!Gorgeous!! Love the purple!! Its unexpected and WONDERFUL!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

- Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
{Scrap A Thousand Words}

Shazza said...

this is so beautiful, thank you for sharing it at Crafty Sentiments

Unknown said...

Such a cute image on a beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspiration on our valentine challenge Hugs Tania (DT) xx

Carole Pollard said...

Just stunning fantastic card I love this colour scheme one of my favourites beautiful card Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

Sandra said...

Thanks for playing along at Sweet Stampin' this week. xxx

Michelle Looi said...

This is so beautiful!
Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Nikki Byrne said...

BEAUTIFUL card!! LOVE that boarder and your colours! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck.


Unknown said...

This is a really pretty card Mags, I love the colours.

I am very tempted by the meltpot too, I keep resisting but I'm sure I'll give in at some point! It's only a matter of time!

Thanks for taking part in Natalie and Amy's challenge this month - good luck!

Emma x

Unknown said...

Mags this is so gorgeous
I love the heart frame
Thanks for joining in this week at Inky impressions challenge.
Hugs katie x

CraftyGirl said...

Mags, this is a stunning card love the glitter and your heart. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

Unknown said...

Oh WOW, Mags, how beautiful is this card, so elegant, great work, as always, my friend, thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy, this week, best of luck xxx

Betty said...

Such a beautiful card, love the colours and layout. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week. Good Luck!

Jackie said...

Your card is just so pretty! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge. I hope you play along with us again soon!

Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

Audrey Ernst (hippieaud) said...

Stunning creation Mags! I love the image, but I am really obsessed with the pretty gold bow and pearl heart, just gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing this week at Crafty Sentiments:)

Aunty Sue said...

totally stunning card love the colour andthanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments

Janiel/ janny said...

hugs, Janiel

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is so beautiful! Love the layout pretty papers you used! Thanks for joining our Love/Valentine's Challenge at Di's Digi Stamps! Hugs, Karen

Sher said...

Oh so beautiful! Love the colors. Thanks for joining in our month long challenge at Crafting By Designs.

alethea said...

This is really beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at PCJ last week.. HUgsxx

Unknown said...

Hi Mags, back with another DT hat on, to, thank you for sharing with us at Scribble and Scrap, this fortnight, best of luck xxx

Jenny said...

Beautiful, Thanks so much for sharing with us at a Creative Romance. Jen xx

Crafting Vicky said...

This is such a great and elegant card!!! Love the fabulous shape with that border. and just love the gold swirls!!!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

Alyx said...

So gorgeous, Mags. Love the colours. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

Daniele said...

such a gorgeous card Mags, love the lush bow thanks for joining us at OLL
hugs x

Carol said...

This is gorgeous Mags, so pretty. Thanks for "Showing us some Romance" at CFAS this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

Milnie said...

This is lovely Mags, love the details
Thanks for playing along with us at Crafting for all Seasons. Good Luck and I hope we see you again!

Milnie DT

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