Friday, 26 September 2008

When 2 Became 1....Not the spice girls song....Challenges!

This card is for the CPS and Penny Black Saturday challenges. For the Penny Black challenge you had to decorate the inside of the card and for CPS you had to follow the following sketch: I kind of twisted it and took another angle on the sketch but am really pleased with "my new idea!" and and am looking forward to trying it in different ways. This is my rather twisted adaptation from the front ......

& this is how it stands up.....I thought this was quite novel (nothing like blowing your own trumpet!), I'm sure I could tweak it so it would stand up straighter ........

I have used my new hedgy stamp again along with Doodlebug Christmas paper and Stampin Up bright green & red card stock. The circle and scallop were made using my nesties and the greeting is a rub on. Finally I added the Doodlebug button and threaded a tiny weeny strip of green coordinating card through the sew holes? (I'm sure there is another name for them?).

I also had to decorate the inside for the PB challenge, you know me like to keep it simple......

I just used the Penny Black "I wish it could be Christmas every day" stamp, and I really believe in this sentiment because I would love it to be Christmas everyday! I have already been playing my Christmas music.........

Finally I hope you like my "New Look" blog and how my hubby as made it look like i have been biting bits out of the chocolates!!!!

17 comments:

  1. This is luvly,inside looks fab too :o)x

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  2. Hi,what a gorgeous card,love the image you have used and coloured beautifully,well done for turning the sketch round it works really well...oh i like your chocolate blog,can i pinch a chocolate before i leave....lol,thank you that was yummy,i'll be back for some more,greedy aren't i!,
    Take care
    Sandra x

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  3. oh this is gorgeous. hugs rachxx

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  4. Super card. I love the way it stands up - well done! That sentiment is fab...must put it on my wish list.

    Loving the new look blog...but it is making me hungry for chocolate. lol!
    Sharon

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  5. Oh this is fabulous!
    I so love your image and brilliant take on the sketch it really works beautifully. Love your colours for your card great dp. Great new look to your blog. Those chocs are so tempting.
    kim x

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  6. Loving this card my dear - you are a clever little bunny - as I say, I'm so pleased I found your blog/1

    Bigs hugs

    Wendy xx

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  7. This is fab hun - and what a clever idea - you have outdone yourself this time!!!! Loving that choccy background but it is making me hungry
    -x-

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  8. Cute idea to turn the sketch on it's side. I briefly thought of that, but not in the way that you did. I like how the front is not a full size. Great idea and great execution!

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  9. gorgeous card for the challenge - love the traditional red and green and that cute hedgie image - gret decorating on the inside too and I am in love with your blog background.....oooh chocolate yummy - thanks for playing along again this week at PBSc
    Hugs
    kath
    xxxx

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  10. I love it! The spotty papers and cute stamp look fab! Thanks for joining in! xx

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  11. Great card, love the take on the sketch. Your blog is so Yummy
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  12. I love the way you have rotated the sketch and your card is brilliant :) Donna x

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  13. Cute card and I love the stamp you have used.

    Liza x

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  14. Cool card design! The new look of your blog is great too.

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  15. Superb, I love this twist, might just have to lift it...lol

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