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Friday, 29 April 2011

Simply Sassy Banner Challenge

Hi Folks, hope you are all having a lovely day, especially those lucky enough to have the day off. Although I have'nt watched all of the celebrations, I had to check out Kate's dress. She looked so beautiful and William looked amazing too.

I've spent most of the morning playing in my craft room.

I thought I'd make a card to enter into the amazing challenge over at Simply Sassy  which is to make a card with a Simply Sassy cutie on, with the chance to have your Simply Sassy image, displayed on their blog header  for two months. What a wonderful prize!



I made an easel card ( how difficult are these to photograph?) as I was itching to use my new fancy tags 2 dies and thought it would make a good stopper.

I used: Bed Time Snuggles
Basic Grey papers
Promarkers, Derwent pencils and Sansador
McGill & By Avec punches
LOTV sentiment
Old Paper Distress Ink
Cosmic Twinkles
Ribbon, flowers and charm from stash

I think I might just have to spend another few hours playing as Hubby is at work, he works for the blood service and today he is delivering blood to hospitals. Will make sure I do him a yummy tea later.

Before I go I have a couple of bits of good news, I came top 3 over at I Love Promarkers Thank You again Karen & the team.

Also, I've been covering the Cook/Supervisor role at work since October, well I've now been given the position permanently. I'm over the moon !





27 comments:

  1. This is such a gorgeous card Donna, I love these colours together and you have given the card a distressed feel - just lovely. Well done on getting the job permanently hun, thats great news! Well done on the win too - I won the Just Magnolia challenge and I'm over the moon about that!! Have a great day. Hugs, Claire x

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  2. Such a gorgeous card! The colours are beautiful and I love those flowers :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  3. Hi Donna, wow what a beautiful card, love all of the soft colours. Well done on your win and your permanent job, hugs Heidi xx

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  4. Yay, congrats on your top 3 and your work promotion. Congrats! Your card is very sweet. I love the colours and your coloring is amazing. Lotsa love.

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  5. Hi Donna, Just love your card, the colouring is awsome too....have a fab week-end.xx

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  6. oh my word!!!! this is an absolute corker donna.i love the gorgeous sassy and your colouring is fantastic.love your beautiful colours and details.
    best of luck in the sassy comp hun but am sure you won`t need it as your card is amazing :D

    xx coops xx

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  7. Hi Donna, beautiful card with a lovely Sassy image. Congrats on your promotion as well.
    Sally x

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  8. Wow Donna...such fabulous news hun..first with your top three and your job..woohoooooooo!

    and your card sweetie is just perfect...such stunning colouring and layout too..and yes I can see easel cards being tricky to photo!

    Oh the wedding..she looked amazing and Wills looked delish too..

    have a lovely afternoon playing...hugs Vicky xx

    p.s..good luck with SS..!

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  9. Hi Donna

    Sounds like you have had a lovely day. You have certainly produced a gorgeous card. Love your colour choices.

    I know what you mean about photographing easel cards .. .. how is it done?

    Congratulations on your good news at work too. Well done!!!

    Have a great weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  10. OW!! I just adore this card!! Beautiful take on the easel card!! Love your colors and that fabby layout and charm!! Just gorgeous!! Have a fabulous weekend hun!! HUGS

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  11. Stunning indeed. I LOVE EASLES! (I'm sure I've told you that before?) Perfect color and yes, they are quite difficult to photograph, if you want to get everything in just right! Well done! Have a great day crafting.

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  12. What a lovely card Donna! Fab image and so beautifully coloured. Love your papers and gorgeous details too :o) Congrats on your job and top 3 hun! Lisa x

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  13. Wow Donna, this is absolutely gorgeous!

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  14. Donna, your card is stunning!!!...I love these images, and many congrats on your recent top 3 win.

    hugs

    Elly P
    xx

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  15. Oh wow! Donna this is STUNNING! Such beautiful colours and papers and I do love easel cards! Have a great weekend
    Linds x

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  16. Congrats Donna! Love this card...fab colours. Have a great weekend! xx Jenny xx

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  17. You're so true, easel cards are quite difficult to fotograph. But you made very good pics of your fabulous card. I love this image and you coloured her so beautifully. Looks really great. Keep my fingers crossed for you. Hey and congrats to top 3 and your permanent post on job. I also watched the wedding, was mainly crafting, but tv was on and when I hear peoples scream I headed to the tv :o)
    Hugs, Karina

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  18. Congratulations on your promotion and your top three at I love promarkers, what a cute card and your right easel card can be a mare to photograph but they are worth it.

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  19. Love your gorgeous, adorable card.
    luv
    Debby

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  20. Fantastic cards, beautiful colouring :o)
    Jackie xx

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  21. Beautiful card and congratulations on your job news too!

    Helen x

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  22. Oh wow Donna, this is totally gorge and such a perfect choice of colours...the flowers are incredibly pretty and your added charm is waaaay too cute! Hope you have a fab weekend hun :) Donna x

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  23. Hi!Donna your card is really lovely,she is so sweet and love too the colours.
    Well done with the Top 3 and work too :)
    hugs Lou.xx

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  24. Hiya, great to hear your good news. Your card is totally gorgeous, love the colours. Enjoy the rest of the weekend,

    Liz x

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  25. Love your card! I hope you get chosen as it's just fab!
    Well done on your Promotion too!
    Jane
    x

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  26. Oh this is gorgeous! Love the delish colours, a fabulous image, just love her slippers! :)
    Well done on your good news and lots of luck for the challenge too :)
    Kelly.x

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  27. Absolutely stunning easel card Donna. Your colouring is wonderful.
    Congratz on your new job and good luck with the challenge.
    Hugs Sue x

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