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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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Saturday, 2 July 2016

Cute as a Button July challenge - anything goes with the twist summer fun

Cute as a Button July challenge - anything goes with the twist Summer fun

Printed paper from Pink Gem designs.  Stamped waves, stones and grass from Posh Impressions Stamp a Scene set.  Stamped Stamp It seagulls.
Printed Cute as a button digi stamp Lilibelle, coloured her with Prismacolor pencils and gel pen, cut her out and layered her on top of paper.  Added shell brad, punched sail boat and dolphins.

I hope you will go over to Cute as a Button and see the lovely work by the design team and join in the challenge.

We also invite you to join the Cute as a Button facebook group

I would like to add this card to the following:

Aloha Friday challenges 75 - summer fun

Alphabet challenge - I for Ink it Up (I have used distress ink pads to stamp seagulls, waves, stones and grass)

Crafts Galore challenge 31 - anything goes

Crafty Creations 318 - anything goes

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

Creatalicious challenge 94 - anything goes

Inspiration Destination 92 - anything goes

Open Minded Crafting Fun monthly challenge no 6 - Seasons/holidays (my card is summer)


  1. Gorgeous card Margaret
    Dianne xx :)

  2. Lovely card, I particularly like your subtle colour palette :) Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Anything Goes ! Good Luck! Denyse x

  3. This is such a darling little beach scene!! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. Aw, what a wonderful card, Margaret! I love the soft colors, and the pretty wistfulness in her expression. Margaret, your scene is perfect for this image! Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge "Anything Goes". I hope you have enjoyed playing along as much as we have enjoyed seeing your talent. Please check back to see if you are a winner!
    crafty hugs,
    P.S. I'd love for you to visit my personal blog if you have a chance. Thanks!
    {Creative Smiles}

  5. Lovely card. I love the seaside you made.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

  6. Fabulous scene card. Love the image. Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious. Good luck. Maggie, DT

  7. Very nice card. Love the image and your stamped scene. Thanks for joining us at the Aloha Friday Challenge with Kitty Bee.


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