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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, 22 January 2015

Sweet Pea stamps friends and fans facebook group progressive challenge

A progressive challenge has started at the Sweet Pea Stamps Friends and Fans facebook group
Part 1 is make a card using any Sweet Pea image Digital stamp or rubber stamp that is in the Sweet Pea shop and enter before 26 January and then you will receive the free image for part 2.
Sweet Pea shop is at

I have layered Sweet Pea stamp "Fuschia Fairy" by Meredith Dillman onto a frame from Betsy Rainbow, cut out and coloured with markers.  Sponged with distress ink.
Layered onto paper from Kaisercraft 6-1/2" paper pad "Violet Crush" and layered onto green card.
Cut out sentiment from the same pad and sponged with distress ink and layered on top.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges"

Allsorts challenge 294 - spring flowers

Crafting from the Heart  43 - anything goes

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

Craft your Passion 245 - anything goes

Fun Day Friday 71 - anything goes

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends 2 - anything goes

Sister Act Card Challenge 89 - anything goes

Through the Purple Haze 74 - Spring

Word Art Wednesday 167 - anything goes with an encouraging or uplifting verse


  1. Margaret this is a beautiful card~ I love that image and love the sentiment! Thank you for playing with us this week in our Funday Friday challenge!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  2. A lovely fairy on a beautiful card.

    It's lovely to see you at Allsorts this week, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

  3. Lovely card and a great image, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxxx

  4. Love the beautifully coloured image and great sentiment--Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

  5. thanks for joining us at TTPH, a lovely card
    jo dt

  6. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper January challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x

  7. Hi, A lovely project, I love the colour choice. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this week. Crafting From The Heart Good luck. We would love to see you again next week.
    Hugs Erin DT & Co Owner xx

  8. Hi Margaret! Your card is so the delicate image and the way you have framed it. The sentiment suits it so well. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I hope we see you again soon.

  9. Adorable card. Thanks for joining us over at Lil Patch of Crafting Friends, wish you luck and hope to see you for C#3.
    ~ Denise ~
    Owner {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge}
    {Denise's Patch of Creativity}

  10. A great card, Thanks for sharing it with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and good luck in our Challenge xx


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