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Friday, 11 September 2015

New Home

Good Morning all!
It's almost the weekend, do you have plans?
There are a few things going on around here, so not sure quite 
how things will pan out!
Here's the card I have to share with you today!


A friend has just moved in to a new home.
He's back to the single life, so I thought this fun image was apt!
It's from a Kanban diecut topper & sentiment set, called 
So Macho- Funny Business.
it's been around in my stash for a while, just waiting for the right moment!
In fact everything on this card has been in my stash for quite a while!
I used an A6 silver grey card base & embossed with a chevron folder.
The dotty tape is from papermania,
I used silver peel off's for the sentiment to tie in with the silver foiling
around the image. I also added a little silver key charm.
I kept this card flat so it could easily be posted.
That's about it really. 
I know a lot of people find making cards for men quite daunting
 but I find if you keep things fairly simple & add a smile, it seems to do the trick. 
Thanks so much for popping intoday!
Have a great weekend!

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
The Paper Shelter - Charming (use a charm)
City Crafter Challenge - Feeling Flat (flat cards)
Clear It Out - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Shopping Our Stash - Mirror Mirror
Unstampabelles - Boys Will Be Boys

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Breakfast At Tiffany's

Good morning all!
I have another card to share today!

As you can see, it's another of the samples I made for the launch 
of the new La Pashe CD Rom........
The Wrinklies At The Movies 

This one is an easel card. 
I used black card stock for the base & plain red paper to matt & layer.
The border was punched with an EK Success punch.
The design paper is from the CD
I used the sentiment as the stop for the easel section.
Added some ribbon & lace from my stash & a few die cut words.
You can just about see the little pocket/napkin with tiny cutlery charms.
I just couldn't resist, I've had these in my stash forever!
Hope you like it, thanks for stopping by!

I'd like to enter this card in a few challenges:
Clear It Out - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Lots of layers (3rd Entry)
Chocolate Coffee & Cards - Fancy & Feminine


Monday, 7 September 2015

Back To School

Good morning all!
It's Monday, so it's back to work for me,
 but also time to play in the latest challenge over at 
Eureka Stamps where the theme this week is...
Here's my card

I used this image recently, but I love her so much I just had to use her again.
Isn't she just perfect for a "Back To School" card?
I decided to colour her up using pencils this time.
I used a 6"x6" white base for this card.
The papers are from Lidl & the twine is from American Crafts.
The little buttons are die cut using Tattered Lace dies.
The layout is this weeks sketch from

I printed the little sentiment out using a font called

You can just about see that the image has been mounted on some foam tape
to give the card a little dimension!
Thanks for popping in, I hope you like my card & I hope you can 
play in the challenge
You don't need to use a Eureka Stamps image to 
play but there is an extra chance of winning if you do, 

I'd like to ente this card in the following challenges:
Allsorts - Lots Of Layers (2nd Entry)
The Pencil Case - Anything Goes
Creative Corner - Back To School
Cut It Up -Sports
Fussy & Fancy - Back To School
Patties Creations - Back To School
The Stamping Boutique - Back To School

Sunday, 6 September 2015

My Fair Lady

Good morning all!
It's a beautiful start to Sunday here, the sun is shining & it looks 
like it's going to stay that way!
Here's todays little card!

It's another sneek peak at the samples I made using the
Wrinklies At The Movies CD rom
.My card is 8"x8"
I added a matt of plain black paper under the design  paper.
I then added some lace, black satin ribbon & sheer white ribbon.
I die cut a scalloped circle from plain black paper using a spellbinders die 
then topped that with a little doily. 
The decoupaged image was matted on to the black paper too!
I placed the image at a jaunty angle & added the sentiment above, using varying
depths of foam pads. The final additions were a feather, a triple bow & a little
black heart embellishment. The ribbon, feather & heart were all from
 Lelli-Bot Crafts

La Pashe Ltd
Will be releasing the new CD Rom as a One Day Wonder on 

Create & Craft
Freeview 36, Sky 674, Virgin 748 & Free Sat 813
on Monday 7th September at 4pm & 7pm.
I've just heard there's a show on Tuesday too!

You can just about see the dimension in the side view of my card!
Thanks for stopping by, I hope you've enjoyed your visit!

I'd like to enter my little card in a few challenges:
Allsorts - Lot's Of Layers
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Fancy & Feminine
ABC Challenge - Q is For Queen Of Hearts
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper - Anything Goes With Patterened Paper
The Sisters Of Craft - Anything Goes