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Thursday, 21 January 2010

Last Minute Again.

Well all I can say is that it's a good thing I didn't make a New Year's resolution not to enter challenges at the last minute cos here I am again trying to enter the Just Magnolia challenge and it's almost the deadline. Again!! I've had a whole day off and I am ashamed to say I only started making this card this evening and not early evening at that.

I coloured the lovely Tilda in heart dress with Promarkers and her wings with a Sakura clear, glitter gel pen. I used the same gorgeous MME DP that I used yesterday. I just love it. I love the colours and the patterns it is just yummy paper and now I have bought some more I can use it freely. I added some Prima flowers and brads from my stash. The flowers are edged with Promarker. The sentiment is from Hero Arts. I also added faux stitching with an American Crafts Precision pen. The sketch I used is a really nice one from Sketch Saturday.



I can probably enter some other challenges but I'll need to think about that later.

I think I have enough layers to enter the Spoon Full of Sugar challenge and I think it is girly enough for the Passion for Promarkers challenge!

In spite of the fact that I'm sure I have plenty of Teddy stamps I decided that I needed some Popcorn the Bear stamps from Joanna Sheen for the new challenge atJust Cute Bears. I ordered some last night but of course I had to go off out this morning to see if I could get one locally. I went into a local shop that makes celebration cakes and sells craft goods. And met a friend! So I found a couple of things, then we went for lunch and then off to another craft shop that was having a sale. So that was really nice. We had a nice lunch and a chat and that was good. And I was only out of the house for just over 2 hours! Unfortunately I got caught up with other things after that and only started crafting well into the evening. I did catch up with commenting on the entries for Totally Gorjuss. I think it's important to comment as much as I can because it can be quite discouraging to enter challenges and find that no-one from the DT comments on your work. It is time consuming but when someone has gone to the bother of entering it is nice to acknowledge it.


I need to go and check out the price of some flower nesties! See you tomorrow.

Kat xx

10 comments:

  1. So pretty!! Love your faux stitching, it looks so neat!!
    hugs Angela x

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  2. Fantastic Kat - so pretty!

    Hugs Jane x

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  3. Such a pretty card Kat. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

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  4. Gorgeous Kat!!At least you made it on time, not like me using the wrong week's sketch for Mojo Monday.
    xx :0)

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  5. Hi Kat, what a pretty card. I love the image and the papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  6. Really pretty. Thanks for playing along at PfP this week.
    Sam xx

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  7. This is so gorgeous!! Fab colouring, and gorgeous colour combo....enjoy playing with your new bears! Hugs Juls

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  8. Hi Kat, thanks for joinging us at PfP with your colour full and nice card! The image and papers are very pretty :)

    Hugs Ida

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  9. A fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week.
    Anj
    xx

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