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Saturday, 18 January 2020

Ching-Chou Kuik challenge

Ching-Chou Kuik blog challenge

and Ching-Chou Kuik facebook challenge

New Year,  New Beginnings or New Crafty Stash

I was lucky to win some new stamps in the December Facebook challenge.

I used one of the stamps I won the partly coloured Love Balloon.  I coloured the rest with chalks and markers.
We are 3 papers from Pinkalicious paper set
We are 3 sentiment from the new number birthday set (which Bonnie made specially for me and it is now in the shop for everyone to buy)
We are 3 coloured stackable flower (when you buy this set you receive pink and yellow flowers and black and white digi plus leaves and centres).
Added pink rhinestone.

I followed the second January sketch 175 at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 so I would like to add my card to that challenge. ( I rotated the sketch to the left)

I would also like to add my card to the following:

A Perfect time to Craft open challenge January #1 - anything goes

Arty Divas 13 - anything goes

Challenge up your life 119 - anything goes

Classic Design challenge January #1 - anything goes

Country View challenges - Love

Craft Rocket 66 - something new (new stamp)

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

Crafty Sentiments - anything goes

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends 122 - anything goes

Love to Craft 42 - anything goesPapercraft challenge 25 - anything goes

My time to Craft 413 - new stash

Papercraft challenge 54 - use 2 designer papers minimum

Pearly Sparkles 47 - anything goes

Simply Create Too 156 - monochromatic  entry No 1

Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

World Wide Open design team 01 January - anything goes


Fikreta said...

so very nice!

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

This is so beautiful. Nice work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

Joy Wilson said...

Gorgeous card! I love the sketch too! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
Hugs, Joy
Joyfully Stamps
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

crafty-stamper said...

Congrats on winning the stamps-Great monochrome card and love the delicately coloured beautiful image.Thank you for joining us at Craft Rocket
Carol DT x

Gale said...

Gorgeous card Margaret! Love the soft colors. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Gale DT for

Craftyfield said...

Lovely card for a young lady! Thanks for playing with us at Country View Challenges this month!

Twórcze pasje Danki said...

Amazing card, sweet picture delights me.
Thank you for participating in our Anything Goes Challenge at Through the craft room door this week. See you in the next challenge.
Danki's creative passions {My Blog}

Grandma Bonnie said...

So beautiful, Margaret! Thank you for sharing with us at Ching Chou Kuik Challenge!
Ching Chou Kuik DT - Bonnie

Aimeslee Winans said...

Hi, Margaret! Love how you rotated this sketch and colored the image. Thanks for playing with us at Love to Craft! xoxo, Aimeslee DT

Dorlene Durham said...

The image you used is perfect for the sentiment. Very nice. Thanks for sharing your card on the Love To Craft Challenge Blog. Dorlene DT LTCCB

Monika Gulyas said...

This is so pretty and girlie!!! Great design and perfect for a young lady!!! Thank you for joining the January challenge of the Country View Challenges!

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful creation Margaret! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

Kazz Cards and Crafts said...

A very pretty card, lovely soft colour, good design. Thankyou for joining us At A Perfect Time to craft. Karen Neil. DT

flossbite said...

Wonderful card, great design! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge. Good luck!

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in the Pearly Sparkles Challenge this time and good luck :)

Helen said...

A really pretty design.

Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too.

Helen x

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing in the PaperCraft Challenge this time and good luck :)