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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Sunday, 5 May 2013

As you Like it challenge 1

A new challenge site has started - As you like it.  Challenge 1 is favourite die and/or punch and a DT call
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
I made two cards today with two of the special digi stamps by Heather Valentin from Lacy Sunshine.
Heather has put 5 new stamps onto Lacy Sunshine as a special Fundraiser see
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/special-relay-for-life-fundraiser-digis.html
SPECIAL RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER May1- 17th, 2013.
A  special cause dear to my heart is  RELAY FOR LIFE. For the  next  seventeen  days all proceeds  from the  sales of the 5 NEW Digis below will be  donated to   Relay For Life's Team Fight Spirit on May 18, 2013.   Please  join  together  in fighting Breast Cancer.
~Thank you....
Heather


Card 1:  Yellow card embossed with Crafts Too "butterflies" embossing folder.  Heather Valentin stamp "Anastasia Field of Flowers" printed on white card and coloured with markers and chalks.  Cut out with Fiskas circle cutter.  Added punched butterfly and flowers and rhinestones.  Stampin Up "Thinking of You" stamped onto white card and punched out with Stampin Up oval punch.  Layered onto purple punched with Stampin Up oval scallop punch then layered onto yellow card.  Yellow card layered onto purple card. 

Card 2:  dark pink card embossed with butterflies and flowers folder received free from Australian Card Only magazine.  Added washi tape.  Printed Heather Valentin digi stamp "Fidget's Hope" on white card and coloured with pink and yellow markers and chalks.  Layered it onto dark pink card.  Added butterfly and flower punches and rhinestone on flower.  Stamped "Wishing you Well" onto light pink card punched out with Stampin Up scallop square punch.  Layered onto dark pink card.  Dark pink card then layered onto light pink card.

My favourite punches as you can see are butterfly, flowers, and various Stampin Up punches.  My normal style is cute and fairly simple.  I also love washi tape and use my cuttlebug nearly every day.

I would love to be on the design team.

I am also entering the second card into Fab 'n' Funky challenge No 169.  Use lots of pink.


14 comments:

Annette said...

Beautiful card honey, and those butterflies are lovely. Thanks for joining our first challenge and DT call.
Annette
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
ABC Christmas Challenge,
Top Tip Tuesday,
As You Like It Challenge - NEW challenge blog
xx

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Annette

Linda Simpson said...

Two beautiful cards Margaret.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Hazel said...

Lovely card - thanks for sharing it for Fab n Funky's 'in the pink' challenge - Hazel, Guest Designer x

Andree said...

Both are fabulous cards Margaret with brilliant colouring and wonderful embossing x

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

Oh these are great! Love, love, love the purple one since it's one of my favorite colors.
~Deb~
CDAC DT Member
A Look Through My Eyes

Vicky said...

A lovely card!! Thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week :)

hugs Vicky xx

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Linda

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Hazel

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Andree

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Deb

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Vicky

Rach83 said...

A pair of pretty creations. Love the embossing and butterlies on your pink card.

Thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges. Be sure to look out for our new challenge launching tomorrow morning.

Rachel x

Granmargaret said...

Thank you Rachel