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Saturday, 11 September 2010

A little bit of glitter, some autumn colours and Nigella!

Hello everyone..hope you're all having a good Saturday.

I've had a lovely lazy Saturday...had a cheeky lie-in, followed by a wander around the shops and then a little crafting while watching Come Dine With Me (a true guilty pleasure) on the telly. I treated myself to the new book from Nigella's called Kitchen and I'm so pleased I bought it! There are so many different recipes that I'm looking forward to trying out! I love Nigella, she comes across as a normal woman who really enjoys cooking.

Right, so onto my first card....

...this is slightly different to my usual cupcake cards, which always seem to be pink or purple! The reason for this particulat colour scheme is the challenge over at Allsorts this week, where they have called for colours of autumn.

I've also been looking around blogland for some new challenge blogs...I'm so nosey so I love a bit of blog hoppy! This card also fits in with the Birthday challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog and the anything goes challenge over at A Crafty Little Place.

Since I've entered this card into three challenges, I thought I'd also enter it in the Pile It On challenge blog, their theme this week is Layers.

Pop over to all the blogs mentioned to see the gorgeous DT cards.

Since I'm off on my hols tomorrow and won't be posting again until next Saturday I thought I'd add another card too....this time it's my weekly Christmas hit! I have a very sparkly card for you...

...told you it was sparkly! This simple card is for two Christmas challenges...

Bah! Humbug! has asked us crafters to create something using our favourie meduim....whether it be digi images, stamping, embossing...whatever floats your boat! Over this year I've developed quite a passion for stamping....I'm not the best in the world at it, but I really enjoy using my stamps!

The reason this is so simple is because the theme over at Winter Wonderland is "one layer card". They basically want cards that will be easy to bows or embellishments!

These are new stamps that I got in a goodie bag recently...this was the first time I've used them and if I'm honest I found the quite tricky to use. I've used glitter glue to colour the images, picking out the detail in different colours. I'm not really a huge fan of this card.

Right, sorry for the long post....I'll see you next week after a week lying on the beach! I shouldn't show off it'll rain all week now!

Thanks for stopping by today and thank you for all your lovely comments, everyone is so encouraging and supportive.

Wedgie xxx


Ann said...

Have a fabulous holiday and thank you so much for managing to complete a card for our challenge at Bah! Humbug! before you go. A great card too. See you when you get back.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Danielle said...

Wedgie, I think you've done a beautiful job with this one-layer challenge! The glitter glue looks fab and I love all the sparkle! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week!
Hugs, Danielle

brenda said...

Hi Wedgie

Two great cards, looks like your retail therpay did you a power of good yesterday.

Thank you for joining in my Colours of Autumn theme at Allsorts this week and good luck.

B x

Did you know we are looking for new DT members at our sister challenge

downrightcrafty said...

wow what a fabulous job the glitter is really pretty such a classy card, thank you for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland this week
Hugs Kate xx

Irene said...

What a gorgeous card - I love the baubles and all that sparkle - the more the merrier!!!!

Have a fabby holiday.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!


Max said...

Well you can't have Christmas without some sparkle - and this is a real 'bobby-dazzler'!
Thank you for shairng with us at Bah! Humbug!


Courtney said...

Great cards Wedgie! Thanks for playing along with our Birthday Challenge at Penny's. Good Luck!


Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great crad love that cupcake and it works well with the Autumnal colours...

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx