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Monday, 19 October 2015

Cute as a Button challenge 15 - Christmas

Silly me I hit publish before I added my card.
Here is my card for the Cute as a Button  challenge 15 - Christmas

I embossed dark pink card with Christmas stars embossing folder
Add strip of pattern paper from Cute as a button Polka stripe sorbet paper set.  Added pink spotted ribbon.
Printed Cute as a Button stamp Christmas Angel, cut her out and coloured with markers and glitter pens and layered her on top.  Cut out the sentiment that came with her and layered on top.  Added star brad.  Layered all onto light pink card.

I would also like to add this card to the following challenges:

12 months of Christmas cards link up

3 Girl Jam - anything goes with ribbon

ABC Christmas challenge - U is for unusual Christmas colours

CCC Digi Creations 35 - anything goes

Classy Cards 'n such 107 - pink Christmas

C.R.A.F.T. 333 - Christmas

Crafty Boots - pink

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Christmas card challenge - anything goes

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Pattern paper challenge - anything goes with pattern paper

Creative Moments 79 - anything goes /spots and/or stripes

Cutie Pie challenge 92 - Pretty in Pink

Jingle Belles - pink Christmas

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends 20 - anything goes

Winter Wonderland - Christmas with a ribbon


Anet's Crafting said...

Beautiful card Margaret, love the background embossing. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Another lovely card Margaret, very pretty image. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


lauren bergold said...

you are ROCKIN' the pink... and the amazing layery background, as well! thanks for joining our JINGLE BELLES "pink christmas" festivities (again!) for an awesome cause! ♥♥♥

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card...Thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie's.
Wendy xx

Unknown said...

Very pretty, like the strips of papers. Very nice image and colouring. Hugs Jennifer xx

Fikreta said...

very pretty card
have a nice day

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely colours used and gorgeous creation today..♥

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Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your image and bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Diane said...


Gail said...

Awwwww so cute! I love the image and the embossed paper behind is such a pretty background for her. Pretty ribbon, too! Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pies for our "Pretty in Pink" challenge! Hugs, Gail

Fikreta said...

me again :)

Thank you for joining us at Cute as a button !
Good Luck and hope to see you again.

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Rose said...

Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at LPCF.
Rose DT x

Francesca Lopez said...

love the card and use of the papers. thank u for joining us over at Cute As A Button Stamps challenge. - Francesca

Kraftyscot (Donna) said...

What a lovely card, the image is so cute!
Hugs Donna xx

coldwaters2 said...

So cute and adorable thank you for joining the CHNC EXTRA CHALLENGE
lorraine x

Unknown said...

So pretty love the colours that you've used and the image is lovely.DT for The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!
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Diane Louise J said...

You've made a beautiful card for the 'Pretty In Pink' challenge at Cutie Pie's. Good Luck.
Diane Louise (Guest DT) xx

SmilynStef said...

What a sweet little angel ... so very glad you joined us by going PINK for a Cure with Jingle Belles.

Diana Nguyen said...

What a fun and cute card! Thanks for playing along with us at CCNS!

Raechelle Bellus said...

What a pretty card! I really like all the layered paper and ribbon. Thanks for joining 3 Girl JAM!

Helen said...

Sweet card!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Julie Odil said...

This is very sweet, Margaret! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes plus ribbon challenge at 3 Girl JAM. Julie O, DT

Helen said...

A great card - thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie Challenge.

Helen x