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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Crafting for all Seasons #105 "Cute and Summery"

Good morning all.

Many thanks for all your lovely comments on yesterday's post, I think I've managed to scrape myself off the ceiling!

Time once again for a new challenge at CFAS, sadly this will be our final challenge as I have decided to step down as Co-Ordinator and none of the team are able to take over. Our theme this time is "Cute and Summery", we're being sponsored by That Craft Place who gave the DT images to work with.

I've opted not to use a sponsor image this time. My card uses the bonus papers from the current Quick Cards Made Easy magazine. I've used a Poppy Stamps background die to make the background, using the inlaid die technique, added some twine and a topper along with a sentiment tag.

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

Challenges entered:
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes with a touch of  summer
Craft-Dee BowZ - anything goes with a handmade bow
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Great Impressions - anything goes
Bloggers - summertime
Sister Act Card Challenge - anything goes


  1. Beautifully designed card Carol those papers are lush I really love the amazing design, superb make.
    lorraine x

  2. A brilliant card Carol, I love this technique and your design is fabulous.

  3. Brilliant card, love the technique and design
    Patricia x

  4. This is gorgeous Carol, I love the colourful papers and fabulous design.
    Sue xx

  5. A lovely array of patterned papers Carol, looking great through that circle die background too.

  6. A lovely colourful card Carol, shame about the design team. Sometimes life just gets in the way of all our fun!

    Hugs Erika. x

  7. Gorgeous colours and images on this one Carol, love the circles die and how you have used it, hugs Kate x

  8. Oh so cute! I love how you used this thin ribbon to tie the tag on! Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ for our June challenge! Hugs, Gail

  9. Gorgeous! I love the beautiful design and papers.
    Linda xxx

  10. Gorgeous card Carol! I love the technique!
    So sorry to hear that CFAS is closing! You've done a marvelous job as coordinator!
    Dawn xx

  11. A lovely card Carol, I love the design and the papers are so pretty.
    Hugs Jennifer xx.

  12. super make - love this Carol xx

  13. This is gorgeous,fab design.xxx

  14. such a lovely card. The papers look so good.
    Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

  15. This is awesome with the circles and that paper is fabulous. Sorry to hear about the blog closing and you've done a wonderful time keeping it going and having great sponsors. Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ for our June challenge and even though you won't be running the challenge blog, hope you'll continue to craft and enter our monthly challenge! Hugs, Gail

  16. Fabulous, once again, with that gorgeous paper. Sorry to hear that because CFAS was one of the original challenges I found, LIM, CFAS and SOS. Will be sad to see it go but I've not followed along much recently, still sad though. Hope you have a better weekend, and I am going to have to see if I can buy those papers and images - they're gorgeous xx

  17. Fabulous card love it and thank you for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday crafty hugs Judith DT x

  18. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions.

  19. This is totally fabulous! LOVE the great use of the die and patterned paper! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx


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