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4 of the Best!

Have started to tidy my craft area up bit by bit and found a folder with a load of toppers in it - by that I mean images which I had stamped, coloured and layered but had not made into cards. So, thought I would use one of them for the Daring Cardmakers Challenge. Haven't done this challenge for a little while so thought I would make an effort to get back into the swing of things. The challenge is:

"...The four top dares are 'buttons', 'ribbons', 'and cut' and 'frames'. We would like you to use this week as many of those dares as you like to make your card in any theme and any style.."
Thought I would use this Penny Black stamp - it seemed ideal for a New Year card bearing in mind the amount of food and booze we have all stuffed over Christmas. Trouble is I'm going to have to think VERY carefully who I give it to otherwise I could end up with a black eye!!!! I've used Pink Petticoat papers printed straight to the card, Bazzill c.s. for layering the image, Dovecraft ribbon and some flower buttons I had. The sentiment is a rubber stamp.
I was lucky enough to get some craft vouchers and cash for Christmas so visited Craft Central yesterday and bought a new Cricut cartridge, some Bazzill c.s., sticky gems and double sided tape and also did some shopping on the internet and have ordered my first Bellas, Nestabilities and some more Penny Black stamps!!


Stempelchaotin said…
Oh wow this is so fabulous. Really cute. Love it.

I wish you a Happy New Year.
juliejules said…
Hi Jo, thanks for the comment on my blog. Yes the dragon came with it. The best thing about this cartridge is that not only do you get the dolls and their clothes, you get some accesories for them, the dragon was one of the knights accesories. If you want any more info just mail me I just discovered your blog a few days ago, love your cards and seeyou live in Weymouth, we came their for a holiday 3 years ago, had a great time. I've got 2 boys too!! Jules x
Anonymous said…
Gorgeous - love it. :)
Happy New Year.
Jose said…
Lovely card Jo, just hope you werent thinking of sending it to me, I really am going to try and loose a bit after tomorrow :-)
Andrea, said…
Great card, fab stamp
All Pink girl said…
Realy cute card ,lovely colours ,Dawnxx
Happy new year xxx
Susan (Sue H) said…
Why do these Penny Black stamps always make me smile?

Great card....and my favorite colour too!

Happy New Year

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