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Sunday 2 September 2012

Crafting when we Can #26 "123 Recipe"

It's time for a new challenge at CWWC and this time we have a 123 Recipe - 1 large image, 2 sentiments and 3 colours. We're being sponsored by Crafty Ribbons.

I've made a gift bag for Christmas this time. The decoupage image is a recent win from Fred she Said and the papers were from a candy win. Dies are from Spellbinders and punch from Martha Stewart. Ribbon is from my stash and I've used lots of glamour dust to give it some sparkle. My three colours are red, blue and green.

Crafty Ribbons

Do pop over to the challenge blog to see the creations of my team mates.

Challenges entered:
Little Claire's - best friends
Christmas Stampin - anything but a card
Winter Wonderland - walking in a winter wonderland
Penny's Paper Crafty - sparkle and shine
Bearly Mine - anything that glitters
Joanna Sheen - going dotty

Carol x


  1. oh love this hun its just gorgeous and such a brilliant idea too and so beautifully done,hugs Cherylxxxx

  2. This is lovely Carol, beautifully crafted.

    Jo x

  3. Love this carol the colours on the white back look great xx Jan

  4. Gorgeous! The image is so sweet and the colours are beautiful. Great idea to make a gift bag. Michelle x

  5. This is gorgeous Carol. I love the design and the image is so cute.

  6. This is just gorgeous....a fabulous image and design.xxx

  7. Morning Carol, this is gorgeous. I love the cute image and another superb gift bag.

    Linda xxx

  8. Hi Carol, love the image and the glittery snowflakes. This is a gift in itself, I wouldn't want to use it.
    Hugs Sue W.

  9. Your card is adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at CSAYL!

  10. This is beautiful Carol, Gorgeous layout too and image so beautifully sounded with lovely backing papers and ribbon xx

  11. This is such a wonderful bag! Love it. And now you are ahead for the Christmas time!

  12. This is a lovely gift bag Carol, gorgeous image.

  13. Carol this is just so cute and adorable. I love the sentiment. Your coloring is lovely. Hugs, Robin

  14. Absolutely Beautiful. Love that image and the colors are perfect.

  15. what a beautiful image choice for our theme this week at the Winter Wonderland thank you for playing along
    hugs Kate xx

  16. this Christmas gift bag is just gorgeous, a gift in itself :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your card at Christmas is just around the corner at Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along :)

  17. A beautiful gift bag. A lovely image and colour combinations. Thank you for joining Little Claire's blog challenge.

  18. Gorgeous image and beautifully decorated bag. Thank you for joining us on the JS Challenge this time.

    Edna x

  19. OH, this is too cute!!! LOVE the soft and subtle colors paired with all the white! Thanks for joining us at CSAYL! :)

  20. Gorgeous project , love the image , thanks for joining us at Pennys paper-crafty challenge , good luck , hope to see you for the next challenge ...Hugs Sue DT xx

  21. beautiful gift bag!
    Thank You for sharing with us at Christmas Stampin All Year Long Challenge!
    Good luck;-))m

  22. hello Carol, thanks to play with us at CSAYL this week, what a sweet and nice creation you made, hope to see you next time, biz

  23. This is such a cute gift bag! I want my Christmas gift to come in this!! Whoever receives this might not even need to open it to see what is inside. That image is adorable. thanks for playing with CSAYL.

  24. Beautiful gift bag!!! Thanks for participating in CSAYL's challenge! Hope to see you again!!!

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