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Friday, 16 December 2011

Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge - 16 December 2011

Well it's time for the last Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge for 2011.  This time the challenge is "make a gift".
I make a number of calendars for people for Christmas at work as I cannot afford to buy things for everyone.  I have used the Sweet Pea Stamps image called "Goth Night".  It took me a while to get her but she's one of my favourites.  I have splashed out and used some of my Tim Holtz paper pad my eldest son bought me last Christmas.  I have used a few bits and pieces but thought it was time to carry on and use some more.  I have distressed all the edges of the paper with Tim Holtz's Tattered Rose distress ink pad.  I have coloured the image with Promarkers and highlighted areas with my Sakura Stardust clear pen and also my white gel pen.  I have finished the card off with some pearls, lace, Marianne's Designs die-cuts, flowers, calendar pad and cord to hold up the calendar.

I am entering this gift into the following challenges:

Stempetraume Challenge - Lace
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Some depth
Die-cut Dreams - Make a date
Top Tip Tuesday - A gift
Anything goes - Anything but a card
Craft Room - Die-cuts and punches
Ooh-la-la-Creations - Anything but a card
One Sweet Challenge - Christmas ornament or gift
Papercrafting Journey - Christmas
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Monochromatic and sparkle
Fairytale Challenge - Gift or gift packaging
Creative Stamp Friends - Christmas crafts
Scrapbook Sisters - Two colours - pink and white for me

18 comments:

Mynnette said...

What a beautiful creation! LOVE those flowers and swirls! :)

Zoechaos said...

Very pretty calendar super gift thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

Happy Days said...

Beautiful calendar Kym.

Have a fab Christmas hun.

Claire x

Lisa M said...

What a BEAUTIFUL calendar month! I love your hangar for it too. :)
Almost to January, can't hardly believe it though...


Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Also, if you have a TIP you’d like to share you'll be eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well. Check out the details when linking.
Lisa xx
Come by and visit us next week. We'd love to see you again!

Elaine Stark said...

This is a lovely idea for a gift and very useful. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday, Elaine

Nikki Byrne said...

A beautiful gift and girgeous colours. Thank you for joining us at craft room challenge. Ugs

NIKKI DT

hazel said...

A beautiful calender and a lovely gift. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

karlinchen50 said...

What a gift, great design.
Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
**Karla

Bianca said...

You have made a perfect carlendar! What a good idea make it on a wallhanger. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Chalenge! xx Bianca

Maria said...

A beautiful calendar Kym, and your die cut flowers are gorgeous! I think this is a great idea for gifts! Good luck, and thanks for joining in at the Craft-Room Challenge. Maria x

jennifer said...

fantastic calendar, thanks for joining in One Sweet Challenge!

Lynne Forsythe said...

Kym......I bet your co~workers just LOVED their calendars!!

Thanks bunches for playing along with this weeks challenge at Simon Says Stamp and Show!!

inkypinkycraft said...

Lovely, thanks for playing at anything goes this week trace x

Christine L said...

Your calandar creation is beautiful Kym.. the images and colouring are fab, and of course, my favourite colour is pink so i love it!
Thanks for joining in the challenge at Die Cut Dreams - and good luck!
Hugs
Christine x

PokSa said...

What a fantastic and beautiful work. Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

Bastelmichaela said...

A beautiful creation, a great design and wonderful colors.

Thank you for your participation at Creative stamp Friends.

A nice greeting Michaela

Esther said...

What a good idea for gifts, this is lovely...Thanks so much for joining our Craft room challenge and wishing you a Happy Christmas..Esther xx

Wendi said...

Beautiful creation and such a pretty image
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la we hope to see you again soon
Wendi