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Monday, 8 August 2011

Cupcake craft challenge #154–DT card


Please scroll down to see my Stamp with Fun DT card

Hello, I’m back again as promised with my DT card for this week’s cupcake craft challenge.  The lovely Jane has set the theme this week and she has chosen “sew mad”, so we would like to see your stitching (either faux or real) – easy peasy right!  I decided to actually try stitching on this card for a change as I always normally do faux stitching with a fine liner, but I didn’t go too mad only a few hand stitched ones!  Here is my card:

CCC challenge 154 - sew mad

CCC challenge 154 - sew mad (close up)

I have used an image kindly donated by our sponsor Paper Pretties called ‘tea-time’ and the matching sentiment comes with it too.  I coloured him with my promarkers and I luckily found the cute little chipboard tea-cup in my stash, which was a magazine freebie.  Can you see my little hand stitched cross stitches?  They are either side of the smaller panel lol!  I think they look really cute!!  

As I mentioned our sponsor this week is Paper Pretties and they are offering the winner a gorgeous “give thanks Sophia” stamp.

    Paper pretties badge    image

Don’t forget we have our ‘icing on the cupcake’ monthly sponsor too and for August we have 3 as it is our birthday month.  Firstly we have Crafts U Love who are offering a £15.00 voucher to spend in their online store, secondly we have Mo’s Digital Pencil who are offering a $10.00 gift code to use in their online store and thirdly we have Sew Sweet who are offering a £10.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.  So definitely lots of yummy reasons to play along this month.

The rest of the design team have created gorgeous cards and projects once again this week so please pop over to the challenge blog and check them out.  We really appreciate the lovely comments you leave for us.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Addicted to stamps challenge – anything goes

OSAAT challenge – use a digi

Scrap creations challenge – buttons or bows

Delightful challenge – stitching

Let’s craft and create challenge – go digi

Little red wagon challenge – put a critter on it

Hanna & friends challenge – dots or stripes (dotty ribbon and tea-cup)

AI factory challenge – anything goes

Some odd girl challenge – thank you

Frosted designs challenge – colour an image

Stamp something challenge – August digi day

Stamping for the weekend challenge – spots and dots (ribbon and tea-cup)

Catch the bug challenge – anything goes (2nd entry)

Sweet stampin’ challenge – rainbow or rainbow colours

The sweet stop challenge – sketch

Ok, so that’s my lot for today.  I hope you can join in with our challenge and I look forward to seeing your gorgeous creations.  Have a wonderful day and thanks so much for stopping by. 

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CCC challenge 154 - sew mad

Card ingredients:

Image: paper pretties – ‘tea-time’ (and matching sentiment)

Papers: my mind’s eye – fine & dandy ‘tickled pink’, SU crumb cake cardstock

Tools: promarkers, chipboard tea-cup - magazine freebie, buttons & ribbon from stash, cotton for stitching from woolworths (many moons ago!)


debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous, cute card

sari said...

What a fantastic card! Just love that image andthe colors! Great stitching too! Have a fab day! Hugs & Sunshine!/Sari

Mandy said...

This is such a lovely card Denise. Great image and fab colours. Love it.

Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Let's Craft and Create.

Catherine said...

Your card is so lovely Denise ! I love your papers and the image and sentiment are fab ! Love the stitching too ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Nadell said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

Hugs Nadell

NancyD said...

That is a really cute image. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Amanda said...

Very cute image!! Love it.

Thank you for joining us at Frosted Designs. I hope that you enjoyed the challenge this week.


Donna said...

Super sweet card Denise and such a fab and fun design...hope you have a good week :) Donna x

Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous card Denise, love the colours and the great layout.


Liza said...

A great card Denise, I love the colours.

Liza x

Andrea Fogleman said...

Darling card! I love the sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along over at Frosted Designs.

Ali said...

Oh that is a cutie I love the image xx

Delphine said...

Fantastic card, Denise! Great image and I love your papers and little cross stitches:-)! Have a lovely evening! Hugs Delphine xx

Faye said...

What luck having that teacup! It goes perfectly on this super de doop card. xxx

Brodders said...

Great card. Loving the handstitching, so neat too x

louise said...

Such a cute card and love your stitching and the image.
Hugs Louise xx

coops said...

gorgeous card denise.the fun image is fab and stunning colours and design :D

xx coops xx

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a super cute card Denise! Love the image, the coloring... the stitching is a nice touch. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

Jennifer said...

So pretty....lovely colours! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin! xx Jenny xx

Dora said...

Awww this is really cute, what a fun image, love it. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT and Sweet Stampin this week.

Melodie said...

Wow, fabolous card with this funny image.

Anonymous said...

Love the colours and the image is so cute.Pefect placement of the stitches.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
Lisa x

kissinia said...

Stunning card! Many thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs this week! Best of luck!

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous card, what a sweet bear, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT and good luck Gaynor, DT :)

Lori said...

Denise, this card is adorable. I love the image and the sentiment and you've colored it perfectly. And holy cow that's a lot of challenges to enter with one card! Amazing. Thanks for making the Bugaboo Anything Goes challenge one of them. Good luck in the prize drawing.

Wedgie said...

Hi Denise...what a fab card you have here, so bright and cheery. I love your image and that fab backing paper. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week. Wedgie xxx

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Sorry for all the deleted comments Denise....Blogger is going a little crazy this evening! Wedgie xxx

Joanne said...

Your card is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
Joanne xo

Abi said...

So lovely Denise, I love your cross stitches, as a former cross stitcher, I'd never though to do that but now I think I may have to use the idea! Gorgeous card. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

Purple Crazy said...

Fab card, and a cute image Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Stephanie said...

Adorable, love the sentiment! Thanks for playing along at Catch the Bug.

Petra said...

Love the cute image and your paper choices!
Thanks for joining us at AiFactory this month :)

Rachel Izakowicz said...

Lovely card - great subtle stitching & love the DP. x

Basslady said...

this is a real fun-card!

so sweet to look at!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

arjette said...

This also looks gorgeous!!!
Thanks for joining us at ATSC!!

gr. arjette.