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Monday, 1 May 2017

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog - May Challenge - Sponsors Star Stampz and Ppinky Dolls

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

Well what a weekend that was. I have just come back from our daughter's Hen Do. I was a bit worried before I went as I was the only older person going. The groom's mother declined the invitation to join us. But I had so much fun. It is so good that I have an extra day to recover. The plan is for us to go to Mottisfont and join the National trust. We need to be members when we go the Liverpool so that is cheaper for us to visit the Beatles houses (which is already booked). It should be a nice day out today I hope they have one of their art exhibitions on in the house.

Being the  first of the month the new challenge starts on the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge blog. We have not one but two sponsors this month they are Star Stampz and Ppinky Dolls. Prizes are being offered by both sponsors. This makes it a good challenge to enter and the theme is Anything Goes.


For the background I used one of my Pixie Powder and Brushos kitchen roll pieces. I thought the colours of this one suited the colours I had used on the image. 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/StarStampz?ref=l2-shopheader-name
If you click on this image it will take you to the store there are many cute images there. 


This the Happy Birthday die designed by Sue Wilson for Creative Expression. I cut it twice so I could use the black version to create a shadow I find this helps the sentiment to stand out from the background. 


Isn't this image cute? It is called My Sweet Rose and it is available from the Star Stampz Etsy shop. I printed her on to water colour card and coloured her with my Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. I cut the frame for the image with my Double Pierced Rectangle dies. 


I hope you will have time to join in with our challenge it is open for the whole month and the design team will come by to comment. Have a great week. 


Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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25 comments:

  1. She is a cutie Jackie. xxx

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  2. Such a beautiful card, Jackie. Love it. x

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  3. Glad you had a good time. I hope you let your hair down and behaved disgracefully!!!

    Fabby card :-)

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  4. sounds like a great Hen do and enjoy Liverpool your card is a delight its so pretty love and hugs Carole x

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  5. Very pretty card Jackie, love the background. Pleased to hear you went on your daughter's hen do, age should never be a barrier.
    Enjoy your extra day off.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  6. Beautiful Jackie, thanks for sharing in https://www.facebook.com/groups/ThingsCrafty/
    xx

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  7. Hi Jackie! Sorry I have been missing in action, but we were away on vacation and I am going to try to get caught up on commenting today! I love this adorable card! You colored it so pretty and that giant rose is gorgeous!

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  8. Such a beautiful birthday card. Love the purple and green colouring.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  9. Superb card Jackie, the image is so pretty and that background is fabulous. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  10. Gorgeous card Jackie, the image is so pretty and loving the background too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  11. Such a sweet image and a fabulous card Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  12. Lovely card Sounds like the weekend was fun Hope you enjoyed the Beatles house

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  13. A wonderful card Jackie. The image is adorable and I love your background xx

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  14. Beautiful card Jackie,adorable image and love your background.
    Hugs Pam x

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  15. Fabulous coloring and design Jackie! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Flowers’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

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  16. she is just super cute today, great coloring! I love the design as well

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  17. Such a cute image, and I love the font of the sentiment die. Thanks for joining us at Dies R us!

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  18. Cute and pretty, Jackie! Love your darling card!

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  19. Beautiful card Jackie. The colouring is stunning and everything works perfectly together. Cathy x

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  20. Wonderful card and image. Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday. Emma

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  21. Fantastic, really love this, great background and fab colouring, and that Happy Birthday die finishes it off beautifully! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  22. Super card and image Jackie. You're such a good sport to go along and I saw from the photos how much fun you had! Shabneez x

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  23. Lovely card and image Jackie, glad you had a fab time on the hen do the photos were brilliant, you packed so much in to the weekend :) Hugs - Debs xxx

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