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Monday, 2 January 2012

Congratulations

This is my first card for quite a few days. I have my DT cards prepared a few weeks in advance so I've had a relatively quiet holiday period. Today was going to be my first full day of rest so I decided to play. It took me a while to get back into the swing of things but I'm so glad I got a card finished. Maybe I'll be able to continue in the same vein for the foreseeable future.

I used a Craft UK 8x8 card blank. The tan card is from Papermill and the backing paper is from a First Edition paper pad called Hideaway. I coloured the Joanna Sheen HM image with Promarkers and used Distress Ink in Frayed Burlap on the edges. I used my Martha Stuart deep edge double arch punch around the page for the mat. The organza ribbon and diamante buckles are both from Joanna Sheen. The sentiment was on a freebie sheet I got in a magazine this week. I distressed the edge with Frayed Burlap and backed it with the tan card.

I'm entering this card in to the following challenges:
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Celebrations
House of Gilli - Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Let's Celebrate
Pollycraft Monday - Punch It

Victorine Stamps - Punch Challenge
Crafters Companion - Love is in the Air

18 comments:

  1. Beautiful Hazel, the house mouse images are just sooo gorgeous. Thank you for joining us on the Joanna Sheen Challenge, good luck. Jane (DT) x

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  2. oh what a cute little image and i just love the punched borders
    Lisa x

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  3. Stunning Hazel love that die and the House Mouse images are all ace

    Happy New Year xx

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  4. Lovely card Hazel! Love that die and the House Mouse image! Judy x

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  5. I love the image Hazel - super cute! Beautiful card - good luck in the challenges. Hugs, Jayne x

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  6. Love your 8x8 Congratulatory card! It's great that you got all your DT card done. I was able to do the same for the last qtr of 2011, thus, December was craft free for me. But I have to catch up for 2012. Oh dear i think i'm swamped for 2012 1st qtr with me just doing the projects only now. huhuhu.

    Anyway, Happy New Year! You started your year right working in advance. =)

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ 100th Challenge: Celebrate!

    Kath
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz at http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

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  7. Gorgeous card Hazel, adorable image and love the frame you have made.
    Wendy xx

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  8. This is an adorable card and I just love those house mouse. i have become your newest follower. happy new year
    catherine

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  9. Ahhhhhh.. That is such a cute card.. I love that image.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  10. Beautiful card Hazel. Especially love the punched frame.

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  11. Great card Hazel. Your punched border looks stunning.
    Happy New Year!!
    Hugs
    Sandra x

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  12. Fabulous card Hazel love the House Mouse images xx

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  13. Beautiful card Hazel, the image is so cute. Carol x

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  14. Hi Hazel

    What a lovely card that MS punch is gorgeous and I love the added bling too!

    Thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.

    Tina

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  15. Visiting from VO Stamps Victorine Originals #24 Punch Ch. Especially like the MS edge punch for framing. Have a nice day.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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  16. Fabby card, so cute!

    Thanks for joining in the Crafter's Companion Challenge this month.

    Happy New Year

    Ali x

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  17. Lovely card Hazel. Thank you for sharing in the Pollycraft challenge.

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