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Saturday, 22 February 2014

Kitten Cuddles

Hi there.  Today's card is a little different for me but I thought I'd have a go at a more dimensional style of card. I'm always conscious of postal charges so keep my cards reasonably flat but a lot of cards that win in the challenges have flowers etc. so I thought why not try it. The stamp is from Lotv called Kitten Cuddles. I do have stamps from other companies, I promise, but have a lot of Lotv stamps I haven't used yet ( don't tell my hubby that though or he'll never let me buy anymore stamps!) So here's my card I hope you like it.



 
 
 
and a close up shot



 


The little rose on the butterfly was one of the die cuts that came free with my order from Craft Mojo . It's such a good idea to send them as once I rolled it up it looked so pretty I just had to buy the die. So expect more roses! Also Sally, from the site, was so lovely on the phone when I rang to ask which die had been used for it.
I'd like to enter the following Challenges:

Live and Love Crafts Challenge- Love N' Lace

Divas by Design- Rubber Stamps Only

Papertake Weekly Challenge- Lovely Layers

Craft-room Challenge- Color Challenge


Card Recipe

6"x 6" Card blank and stamping card- Craftwork Cards
Papers- Lotv Always and Forever paper pad
Paper for banner and rolled flowers with pearls- lovely present from Lexi!
Stamp- Lotv Kitten Cuddles
Ink-Memento Tuxedo Black, white ink on little rose ColorBox Frost white and Rosebud on doily and round the image
Pens- Copic Ciao
Heart Doily- Dovecraft
Die- Spellbinders Floral Ovals, Bitty Blossoms
        La La Land Heart Banner
Ribbon Organza Trim, Lace, Carnation and Flat Back Pearls- Ribbon Girl
Butterfly- from stash
Other stuff- Stampendous Fran-tag in Shabby Pink. Distressed with Tim Holtz distressing tool

I'm still sorting through my mums craft stuff! She was a prolific crafter to say the least. So far the list is: knitting, crochet, quilted cushions, fur toys, pyrography, china painting, cross stitch, watercolour and acrylic painting, glass painting, patchwork and card-making. I'm making sure I find good homes for everything with charity groups and friends who donate to my mum's charity but we're still surrounded by lots of bags!!
So I'd better go do something or the Secret Hoarder gang will come round, lol.

Thank you for your visit, your kind comments make me very happy. Sending you all a hug
 
Debra x 

15 comments:

  1. Awww sweet and totally girly! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  2. Wow, Debra what gorgeous colors and design.

    Hugs diane

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  3. Oh I agree Debra - there's been a few dies I've needed after Sally's sent me the die cut! I love your card hun, the image is super sweet and your details are all so pretty :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  4. A beautiful card, the image is so cute and all your embellishments are fab and work really well on the card. Good luck with the challenges. Sally x.

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  5. Beautiful card Debra, so soft and pretty with lots of gorgeous details
    Thank you for playing along at Diva's this week for our Rubber challenge and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x

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  6. Hi Debra. Ooh! Pink my favourite colour. your card is so very pretty, I love the way you have used such soft colours on this cute little image. I have just ordered this very pretty floral oval die & cant wait to use it. Hope all is going well with sorting your mum's craft things. it sounds like she was very creative too.
    Good luck with the challenges.
    Hugs Karen x

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  7. This is a stunner chick :) xx

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  8. Hi Debra This is so lovely just my style I love the roses gorgeous and that banner is great I've just bought the die as I had some die cuts from eBay and used them so much decided it was worth the investment. I love this LOTV image looks so good. and that ribbon on the bottom is gorgeous just a perfect card. Good luck in the challenges. Thanks for your lovely comments recently they are greatly appreciated. Hope you get sorted with all the craft stuff I'm sure your Mum would have been very happy its all going to very good homes Take care Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

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  9. Hi Debra,
    This is such a pretty card. I love LOTV too & you can never have too many! Your embellishments look fabulous & this has a lovely romantic feel. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  10. Such a beautiful card! The image is so sweet and your embellishments look gorgeous.
    Rebecca.

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  11. Absolutely beautiful!
    hugs
    kim x

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  12. Hi Debra. Hope you had a good weekend especially with the pleasant weather. No crafting done here this weekend as I was busy with chores & supermarket shopping, while Steve mowed lawn etc. Congratulations on winning Carole's candy I look forward to seeing your new creations. I was lucky & made top 3 at Totally Tilda with my sewing card. I am delighted, makes it all feel worthwhile. Hugs Karen x

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  13. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  14. Gorgeous card, cordial greetings.Hugs Viera

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  15. adorable dimensional card, I love the stamp and the colours you used and all the sweet details

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Thank you so much for visiting and leaving me a comment. I really appreciate you taking the time.

Debra x