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Friday, 14 October 2011

Wild Rose Studio Blog Hop - 10 October 2011

Over at the Wild Rose Studio they have a wonderful selection of goodies up for grabs in their Blog Hop/Challenge.  Who wouldn't want to win these?  I surely would as I'd put them to good use for my cards that I make solely to sell to raise funds for different charities.  What do you have to do to enter?  You have to make a card/project for the challenge entitled "Christmas" and then take part in the Blog Hop.
Well I decided to make not one but three cards - well it should have been four as there were four pre-coloured images on the sheet and I cut out four but where the fourth image is no-one knows!!  The images are from the Wild Rose Studio Christmas Collection CD.  I have inked the edges of the images with a chalk ink pad.  I have used my Sakura Stardust clear pen to add some sparkle to the images.  I then printed off one sheet of the matching backing paper as the backdrop to the images as it's gorgeous.  The cards have been finished off with a variety of lace, ribbon, card candy, tag sentiment, gems, brads and flowers made from the Artylicious Essence of Nature CD. 

Another three cards ready to take into town to the local Cancer Research UK shop so that these cards can be sold as part of the Docrafts Craft for Life Appeal.  If you haven't heard of this before it is whereby you obtain special plastic cello bags for an A6 card to go in, you make up the card and then take it into the shop for them to sell for £1.  It is such a worthwhile cause as unfortunately too many lives are affected by cancer and that if I can do a little bit to help I will.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Little Claire's Challenge - Christmas
I Did it Creations - Anything goes
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Daring Cardmakers - A little bird told us

9 comments:

Sarpreet said...

hi Kym, this is gorgoeus. Its great to see a card that you have made from the candy you won on me blog. I love all three cards. They are so stunning and simple. Like how you used the candi dots on the top of the card. Everything goes so beautifully together. I am inspired by your cards.

Thank you for joining us on the Wild Rose Studio blog hop.

Cheryl said...

oh hun you have been busy these are such beautiful cards and images,hugs cherylxxxx

Trace said...

These are lovely cards, such a nice design

Heike said...

These are lovely cards. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's for our monthly challenge. x

SallyB said...

Hi Kym...
Well Done for using the CD Images so well. Beautiful cards and all going to raise funds for such a good cause.

Thanks for joining in the Festive Frolics Challenge on the Wild Rose Studio Blog Hop...x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Kym :-) the image is very cute ,, and am glad its not only me that loses things while I'm making cards ,,, its amazing isn't it,, things vanish into thin air !

Well done for donating them to charity too,,, that is a really nice thing to do xx

thanks for joining us on the Wild Rose Studio Challenge and Hop :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Donna Mosley said...

Kym, these are so lovely. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's.

Donna x

Dulcie said...

Hi Kym, gorgeous cards! It's lovely to see how you've used the images, they all look very festive. Glad all your crafting is going to a good cause.

Thanks for entering the Wild Rose Studio Blog Hop and good luck with the challenge! Dulcie xx

Keilly said...

Beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Daring Cardmakers this week!