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Monday, 23 August 2010

Just because .......

Morning All my sweet stamping friends!
Don't know how long it's been since I made a card just because I wanted to hehe!! I've been so hectic with dt work and the boys on school hols that there's been no time for a fun card. Last night when they were all in bed I decided to have a little fun and use my latest Tilda, isn't she just beautiful?! I even whipped out the old sewing machine that's been gathering dust and stitched around the edges.

All my dps are Magnolia papers which I distressed slightly. Tilda has been coloured in with ProMarkers and I added stickles on the trims of her trousers and around the umbrella. The sentiment stamp is also a newbie from Magnolia. The flourish is a Marianne Die and all the blooms are from Wild Orchid Crafts.


I'll be entering this card into the following challenges :
Just Magnolia - Let's get sentimental
Totally Tilda - Stitching
Paperplay - Pink to make the boys wink
Totally Gorjuss - Star
Fab 'n Funky - Flower Power
Paper Pretties - Summer
Fairy Fun Fridays - Punch it
Wild Orchid Crafts - Make it sparkle
Magical Monday - Flowers
Thanks for stopping by and apologies for having been such a bad blogger of late but I'm still battling along with the school hols, not long now woohooo and I can get back into the swing of things lol!! Have a fab week ahead. Lotsa luv xxxx

23 comments:

  1. Aww this is so cute and love the pink!
    Nicki
    x

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  2. Hi Carol! stunning card from you once again hun, luv the lush pink... Tilda looks gorgeous & the flowers are beautiful xx Lizzy xx :)

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  3. Adoreable as always Hun. Hey, this is one Tilda I dont have. She's lovely. Hugs Tammy x

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  4. FABULOUS!! and my fav color to boot, so happy that you found time to play, been missing your great cards.
    smiles
    Paola

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  5. What wonderful pink goodness. Adore your card.

    Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay this week.

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  6. Love this card Carol - the pink is so pretty and I love the swirl you've used too.

    You did well to fit it into so many challenges!!!

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  7. Hi Carol
    Gorgeous card, such a sweet Tilda and just love those papers! Lovin' the swirl, I've got a thing for swirls at the mo! :D
    Oh and love the pretty roses too!
    Kelly.x

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  8. That is a gorgeous card and a really cute image too.

    Helen x

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  9. What a beautiful card, I love the softness of it, and that swirl on the easel is awesome. Thanks for joining us at FFF.

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  10. Hi Carol, came yesterday but had a power cut so didn't know whether my comment had posted or not, so I've come back to check - it hadn't lol.
    Love your fabulous card, gorgeous colours and papers and Beeautiful Tilda, great colouring and wonderful details.
    hugs Heather xx

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  11. Such a cute easel card, lovely colouring. Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda this time.
    Hugs
    Dawn x

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  12. gorgeous card,fab colour thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
    andrea

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  13. What a pretty card this is, love the pink and sweet Tilda. Lovely layout too. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Fun Friday this week with your lovely creation.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  14. Very sweet, love all the details! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky

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  15. This is really gorgeous hun i love the cute image and your colours are just perfect, thanks for joining us at Magical Monday big hugs pops x

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  16. Gorgeous creation fab papers, love the colour combo cute Tilda great stitching fab flowers..
    thanks for sharing & joining us at Totally Tilda chall.

    smiles Christine xx

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  17. Life gets in the way sometimes, can't be helped. Love the card, didn't stop the creativity with you hun. Smashing.

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  18. Oh wow how gorgeous is this? I love the pink used and the image has been coloured in lovely. Great layout too.

    Thanks for joining in with us on Magical Monday Challenge

    Jayne xx

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  19. a pretty pink Tilda on your card! thanks for joining in with us on Magical Mondays!
    hugs, annie x

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  20. Oh Carole Fabby Easel card thanks for joining us at the Totally Tilda challenge this time hope you'llcome back tomorrow for the next challenge
    Hugs Susie & the DT xxx

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  21. Gorgeous!

    Thanks for entering Totally Tilda Challenges!

    xooxox

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  22. This is a gorgeous card - thank you so much for joining us this challenge on magical mondays.

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