Saturday, January 7, 2012

A Little Bird Told Me!

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Hi everyone,

The “Crazies” over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog are back with our first challenge for 2012. Being a brand new year and month we have a new challenge hostess which this time round is Joanne Grzelak.  

Seeing that it is a brand new year and with Christmas not long gone, many of us have new toys to play with Joanne has given us a fabulous challenge this week.

New year….new ‘toys’…..new techniques. Do or use something NEW on your card/project.

The image I have used on my card today is one I received from a good friend as a Christmas present. It is from Stampavie and is called Belinda & The Cardinal, isn’t she just so cute. I paper pieced her dress & bow using designer paper. The sentiment used on the front of my card is from Kraftin’ Kimmie, I thought it was perfect with this image, don’t you think!

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Here is the inside of my card, the cardinal is separate from the girl in the stamp set, so it was each to stamp it twice on the  inside of the card. The sentiments are two more from Kraftin’ Kimmie.

Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.

Stamps: Belinda & the Cardinal – Stampavie; Sentiments – Kraftin’ Kimmies
Paper: White; Red; Blue; Quite Contrary DP – My Mind’s Eye
Other: Black Ink; Oval Nestabilities; MFT Die-namics Leafy Flourish; MS Modern Garland Border Punch; Flowers; Sewing Machine; Foam Tape; Copics

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14 comments:

  1. Frances I do like the red of this card. That is a cute stamp and as always your colouring in is so neat!

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  2. Smile, what a sweet girl Frances, LOVE your card! BIG hugs Silke

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  3. Oh Frances, she's adorable! Love the flowers you added and how you've done the sentiment too! Fantastic!

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  4. I just came over from "Crazy", and had to come by and tell you how gorgeous this card is! I love your work and now am a follower. Thanks for the insirations.

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  5. Awwww, this is so SWEET, Frances!

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  6. Wow, what a lovely gift to receive. . .the image is beautiful and you colored it so nicely. The flowers are just gorgeous and your paper piecing is awesome. ...love the papers that you used! Beautiful as always, Frances!


    Maria

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  7. Gorgeous card, love the bright colours and fab image, very cute, beautiful punched border too.
    Sandy

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  8. Such a sweet image and her outfit is ADORABLE!!! Fantastic, Frances!!

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  9. Happy New Year!!! Your card is over the top cuteness Frances! The image is adorable...and I really like the sweet hair bow!!! Hugs ~S~

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  10. I adore those flowers Frances, FABULOUS!~

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