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Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Crafting for all Seasons #44 Buttons and Bows

Good afternoon. 
Yesterday passed me by in a veil of paracetamol and hot honey and lemon as I've come down with a stinking cold so no crafting was done - and I really need to get these wedding invites finished! All the snow here had completely disappeared by the time I got up, we did have another dusting this morning but that soon disappeared too. I do feel a little better today but I hate having a "muggy head".
Today it's time for a new challenge at CFAS and this time the theme is "Buttons and Bows". We're  looking forward to seeing all your makes. We're being sponsored by Bugaboo and the DT were given images to use.

I've used Sew Sun Button, coloured with promarkers then fussy cut and tied some Inkylicious fibres in a bow through the button. Backing paper is from Webster's Pages; dies from Spellbinders; doily and sentiment from my stash.

Do pop over to the challenge blog to see the rest of the girls inspiration, you won't be disappointed.

Challenges entered:
Moving along with the Times - happy birthday
Anything Goes - buttons and bows
Papertake Weekly - tie up your loose ends
Passion for Promarkers - favourite colour combo (peachy pink and green)
Cheerful Stamp Pad - tickled pink
Use your Stuff - birthdays (doily and fibres)
I Love Promarkers - anything goes

Carol x


  1. Sorry to hear you are not well ,hope you feel better soon .

    your card is gorgeous ,i love the image & backing paper.

    keep wrapped up & take care x

  2. Awww this is so sweet Carol! I love the soft colors and that adorable Bugaboo image! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week.
    Tammy x

  3. Good snowy afternoon, we are still knee deep in the white stuff.
    Love the colours you have used and the beautiful image. The whole thing comes together so well.

    Patricia. xx

  4. Hi Carol hope your free of your cold soon as it does put a dampner on things like your crafting for a start, this is a beautiful card those papers and image you have used are gorgeous and the embellis totally stunning card as always take care xx

  5. Hi Carol! Your card is so sweet! I love the idea how you have create the image with "flowers". xx Bianca

  6. Absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny X

  7. Carol, this is just gorgeous!
    Dawn xx

  8. Such a pretty card Carol, love the image and gorgeous doily, looks fab. Hope the cold doesn't linger for long. Lot of snow here and saying more on Friday. Carolxx

  9. Hi Carol, a wonderful card the colour is gorgeous as is the cute little image.

  10. This is really such a pretty card!! Lovely colours!
    Thanks for joining our 'Tickled Pink' challenge at The cheerful Stamp Pad, hope you will join us again!

  11. Lovely colors!!

    Hugs, Durvina

  12. Carol this is really sweet, love that doily on top of the spellbinders die, and lovely colors too. Great card.

  13. Hi Carol

    So sorry you are a bit under the weather .. .. last thing you need when you have loads to get through.

    I love that cute little image and your colour choices.

    Hope you feel a little better today.

    Love Jules xx

  14. A lovely card Carol, I love the backing paper, very pretty.

    Hope you're soon feeling much better.

    Jo x

  15. Such a pretty card Carol - gorgeous papers.

  16. Lovely colours Carol. Super image too and a really pretty card.
    Thank you for joining us on the Passion for Promarkers challenge this week.
    Hope you feel much better soon!

    Edna x

  17. A beautiful card, love the colour scheme, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

  18. Hi Carol such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us on the use your stuff blog. :)

  19. Lovely Card! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week.

  20. so gorgeous carol.stunning sweet image and i love your pretty colours and design,
    thanks for joining in my challenge this week at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  21. Hi Carol, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  22. This is a lovely card. Thanks for sharing at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

  23. Congratulations Carol
    The random generator picked your card for "Tickled Pink" on The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

    Please send me your email address to vickiromaine@yahoo.com and I will forward your name to the sponsor.


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