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Sunday, 8 May 2011

Time to Fess Up!

Hello everyone out there in blog land!
It's Sunday which means a new challenge over at
The Crafty Pad!
Challenge # 120 Spots & Dots let us see you go Dotty!
This week we are kindly sponsored by Letraset

Who are offering a fabby pack of 5 Aquamarkers

We are also sponsored by our very own Lovely Lorraine from L.R. Designs


 Okay, so, 'fessing up time!
 I'm a bad bad bad bad girl!
I made my card for the challenge DT.....but.....I stupidly forgot all about the Spots & Dots!
*Blushing Furiously*
I guess you could say the creator was totally Dotty!
So here's my card, minus the spotty & dotty bits!


I was feeling so pleased with myself & my card too! 
The DT were asked to use the 



I opted to keep my card fairly simple as I didn't want to detract from the Recipe!
I printed the recipe onto some pearlescent paper then cut out.


I've been working on a big project (top secret for now) using gate fold cards & decided this design would suit the recipe just perfectly!
I used a sheet of A5 textured chocolate brown card for the base card.
The DP I used was part of a download from Craftystash I keep using these papers as they are so versatile!
I apologise for the quality of my pics as I took them when it was dark & the colours just aren't true, no matter how I tried to fix them!


I added some flowers from Sweetpea Polly's Crafty Things & some leaves punched out using my woodware punch.
To finish it of I added this neat little frog fastner, 


it's the kind of thing you see on Oriental jackets & blouses.
I got this from Mei Flower at a recent Craft Show! I think it's just perfect for this kind of card! It's something just a little bit different from ribbon!
Inside the card which you can't see on any of the pics,  there is a linen textured paper insert. I added a strip of the DP down either side just to tie it all together.
I'm going to send this card to a friend who's feeling a bit down at the mo with a lovely bar of Green & Black's Chocolate!
Don't forget to join in the Challenge at The Crafty Pad if you can & if you do don't be like me & forget your Spots & Dots! lol

Now for some challenges, I'd like to enter the following
Bugaboo Anything Goes
Cardmaking Mama's Make a card for a loved one
Crafty Catz Use a quote of a sentiment
Inspire Me Friday's Anything Goes
Diva's By Design Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday Anything Goes



11 comments:

  1. lol I forgot spots and dots too so I quickly added some embossing and spotty flowers! Still ... this is absolutely beautiful Dawn, and I love the fastner! Have to get me some of them!

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  2. Hi Dawn
    A beautiful card love the quote,thankyou for joining us on this week's challenge at CraftyCatz,
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  3. Beautiful card, Dawn! Love the papers and fold! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly!
    hugs, Sharon

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  4. The scrolled ribbon was a great choice here, very elegant, thans for joining us at Diva's by Design! Good luck

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  5. Although no spots or dots in sight, this is a lovely card and a great recipe :) Thank you for submitting your card to the Card Makin' Mamas this time!

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  6. Very beautiful Dawn, Love those papers, the layout and that fastener is really gorgeous. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz!

    Hugs, Dawn

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  7. Wow, what a great card. It's gorgeous with lots of great details that don't take away from the wonderful recipe/sentiment. I absolutely love it. Thanks so much for playing along in the Catch the Bug Challenge. I hope you'll join us again.
    Lori

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  8. Oh, this is beautiful! I love the recipe. :)

    Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)
    Hugs
    Vanja

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  9. Wow This is a wonderful card thank you so much for playing along with us for May Anything Goes challenge at Catch the Bug! Good luck, I hope you will play again with us cause I truly love your work!

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  10. This is just beautiful! Thanks for playing along at Catch-The-Bug this week.

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  11. Beautiful sentiment & great work even without spots & dots lol. Thanks for joining us at DBD x

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx