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Monday, 1 March 2010

Sew Many Cards Blog Hop and Challenge


Over at the Sew Many Cards Challenge they have a blog hop going on.  Click here to go and have a look.  

There is also a challenge as well to use 3 different techniques on your card.  Luckily I already had my second favourite character Duncan already coloured in or I might not have had the chance to take part.  I have used papers that a friend gave me from a magazine and scraps from the boxes on the table (by the way, I have now completed two whole months of using up paper/scraps I have got.  I have only printed out a few sheets of paper but they were for commissioned cards.  I know when I made the New Year's Resolution I did wonder how long it would last but I feel I am doing well) and also a metal tag I was given.  The three techniques I have used are:  embossing (I have embossed the piece of card the tag is sitting on); stitching, stamping (I stamped the Happy Easter and also the Easter eggs) and oh I have a fourth technique distressing (I have used my new Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink along with the Mustard Seed (I have fallen in love with the colour of Spiced Marmalade).  

Please excuse the awful picture but no matter what I did the flash kept hitting the mirri card!!

My card fits the following challenges:

Practical Scrappers - Use chalks/inks
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Round and round
Saturday Challenge - Stitching
Daring Cardmakers - Here comes the sun.

15 comments:

Lynda said...

Gorgeous summery colours and a cute little chick. Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

Lynda xxx

~Jeri~ said...

awwww what a great card Kym!! I love all the techniques that you used! Duncan is one of my favorite characters also!! The colors are great and love that metal tag! Congrats on getting so many scraps used. I need to do the same!! Beautiful work!!

Thanks for hopping along with us and joining in on the challenge at Sew Many Challenges.com this week!!!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

What a cute lil chickie! I also love Spiced Marmalade distress ink.. so cheery. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

BananaStamper said...

Such a cute card! Glad you could play along with us at Paper Sundaes!
Shanna :)

kim.mom said...

Awesome card! Love the colors you chose! That metal tag is really cute, too.

Donna said...

Fab card for this weeks challenge, such a sweet image...thanks for playing along with Cupcake this week :) Donna x

Ann said...

Great cards.
Ann xxx
The Pink Elephant Challenge

debby4000 said...

Adorable sweet card, love the cute image and the fab colours.
luv
Debby

{Jane} said...

Lovely

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Suzanne said...

Love your card Kim, just gorgeous and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges.

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Thanks so much for joining us at Sew Many Cards this week, your card is AWESOME!! Love how you colored Duncan, he's so cute:)

Danderella said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes.

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Kym, what a cute card. The image is adorble and the papers are perfect. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at cupcake craft this week. Hugs, Denise x

Amber (bambi64) said...

What a cute card! Great coloring. Love the layout you used.

Cheri said...

Cute card. Thanks for joining SMC challenges.