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Friday, 3 August 2012

Winter Wonderland (DT) Ribbons & Lace

It's Friiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiday!  Not quite five to five, so no CrackerJack pencil for you today, but it is WINTER WONDERLAND day!  Thank you for your fabulous entries for last week's challenge - don't forget to check back to the blog on Sunday to see who the Winner and Top 3 are.

So, to this week's challenge - it's a feminine one for you this time - Ribbons & Lace.  Oh gawd!  Regular readers will know of my ribbon phobia.  Actually I should, I think, expand that to a fabric phobia - so although my ribbon is real, it is pretty basic use of one, and my lace is faux.  So there.  (grin).

Our sponsor for this week is CRAFTERS COMPANION offering a £10 voucher for their fabulous store so that's extra incentive for you to join us for a fun time.

The DT have produced their usual high standard of amazing inspiration for you, and have been somewhat more adventurous with their ribbons and lace than I have!  Here is my card:


Ingredients for this are:
Stamped Image: LOTV Christmas Surprise
Medium: Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Papers:  Making Cards freebies (ages old)
Sentiment: LOTV (from the Postmarks collection)
Extras:  Magnolia Swedish Lace die, Martha Stewart border punch, Nestabilities die, star gem, Anita's Sticky Ribbon


Hope you will find time to join us this week
Hugs Sxx

Sorry about the random text highlighting - I have NO idea why this is happening!

18 comments:

Seafield Jo said...

Gorgeous card, fabulous colouring.

Jo x

Claire said...

Gorgeous card hun - love the cute image and that nestie is fab. Have a lovely day sweetie. Hugs, Claire x

Lisa Jane said...

Oh heck i remember Crackerjack on a Frday lol... showing my age now !
LOve this card .. lace always frightens me .. but i think you did a fab job.. really cheerful card
Lisa x
ps.. have you seen this new challenge = http://heckofachallenge.blogspot.co.uk

Chrissy said...

Too cute Squirrel, gorgeous image and colouring, love the 'lace' and ribbon..oh! and Barry says Hi!..lol..

Luv CHRISSYxx

sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card, love the cute image and your colouring is fabulous

Sue

Joey said...

Squirrel this is gorgeous, such a fun image, cute too. Joey x

coops said...

so gorgeous hun.the red and blue combo is stunning and i love the sweet bunny ;D

xx coops xx

Zippy said...

Gorgeous! Another stamp I want! Love the ribbon and colours xxx

Faith A said...

I believe your card is as lovely and Xmasy as any of them, love the image and fab colouring as usual, (lurve your "lace" too)

Rufus said...

Another winner, Squirrel! Love your "lace". You know that I'm jealous of all you LOTV images, you color them so perfectly! I'd have to give you the Gold medal!
Hugs,
R/

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous Christmas card, sweet image.
luv
Debby

Marianne's Craftroom said...

How could you have a phobia for ribbon, I love it nd lace too. This is such a fun image and I love the colours you have chosen, fab nestie too.

Lorraine said...

Love your card! Fab ribbon and lace and that image is just so cute!
Lorraine x

downrightcrafty said...

fabbie image and love the red with the blue so striking a great card
Hugs Kate xx

Pamela said...

Great card, beautiful colours.

Pam x

Victoria said...

What a great Christmas surprise --- it certainly would be for Socks!!!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Fun card! I'm sure there is a ribbon phobia support group out there that can help you embrace all things ribbonish! I like the fake lace--it rocks.

Tanya said...

This is gorgeous Squirrel! The red against the blue is really effective and that image is soo cute - you really can't beat LOTV :D

Tags xx

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