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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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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Recipe Challenge at 52 (Christmas card) Throwdown

52 (Christmas card) throwdown has a blog hop for July and 4 challenges.

This is my card  for the recipe challenge:  square card, vintage and two buttons.

I have printed a piece of pattern paper from Joanna Sheen's "Victorian Christmas cards" CD, torn the edges and sponged with distress ink and layered onto purple card.  Printed image from the same CD.  Torn the edges and sponged with distress ink and layered onto paper.  Printed sentiment from the same CD.  Added the two buttons.

I would also like to enter this card into
Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Christmas card challenge
Crafty Hazelnut's monthly patterned paper challenge


  1. Absolutely stunning, Margaret! LOVE the wintry colors and that beautiful vintage image! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :) HUGS! Mynn xx

  2. quelle charmante création Margaret, adorable et très belle, merci de partager ta créativité avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

  3. Love the image. Thank you for entering your lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper July challenge. x

  4. Ooooohhh another lovely Christmas card. LOVE the colours and star buttons on this one. Thanks again for joining us at 52CCT for Christmas in July.

  5. Oh this is super - love the vintage image. Thanks for your continuing support of our 52CCT Christmas in July blog hop.

  6. What a fabulous result from following the card recipe. Love your use of non vintage colours and the buttons are a perfect match. Hope you enjoyed the blog hop and good luck in the prize draw
    Louise xx


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