Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Something New

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Morning lovely peepers and hope you are all OK today and not too blown away by the terrible weather we had yesterday.

Chester got away lightly although there was really heavy rain first thing but when I saw the news and saw what other places had been like, it was nothing at all. Hope all is well for you anyway xxx

So over to the jolly old US of A today and time to catch up with the Simon Says Stamp Challenge. Our theme today is

Something New

and as this is quite a common theme this week, it’s a great opportunity to bit of challenge combining :)

Talking of new, do you like this …..

… it’s our brand new voucher design and I think it’s so sweet.

And of course the lucky winner will get to spend it ….

Simon Says Stamp

… in the store :)

This week, the DT are showcasing Cuttlebug products but of course you don't have to. But if you have them, why not get them out and have a go:)

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So this is my card and I went for a Magnolia image – this is Lace Jeans Tilda (I think she’s a bit of a cheeky monkey this one!!) and coloured her with these Copics -

E000, E00, E11, E21, R11 – R20 - skin

E41, E42, E43, E50 - hair

C00, C1, C5, C7, R05, R17, R27, R59 – clothes etc

The papers I used are these ….

  

.. and they are from a Basic Grey Little Black Dress  6 x 6 Paper Pack

*Basic Grey LITTLE BLACK DRESS 6 x 6 Cardstock Paper Pack 3494

Verrry delish me thinks!!!

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I had a little fiddle here – just to do something different really, and I cut one of Lord Tim of Holtz’s Tattered Florals Dies, topped it with a white Prima Flower then made a rolled flower from a small Nestie circle. Oh and I popped a little Hero Arts Gem which I’d coloured  in the centre to cover up the Glossy Accents I’d used to stick it together (that stuff is AMAZING – even Moses couldn't part it once it’s stuck !!!)

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The Cuttlebug Folder I used is I think one that most of us have cos it is so useful and it is of course the Swiss Dots Folder. I like this one because it isn't too fussy and the pattern goes with just about everything really.

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So there we are done for today.

I’ll be back tommorow with a card that I literally have just finished so no sneakie peekies to share,  but it’s one of those cards that I am quite pleased with - it doesn’t happen THAT often – AND I did something I never did before as well (no, it wasn't that I didn’t make an mistakes cos there’s bound to be one or two lol!!). 

So tune in tomoz and all will be revealed.

Till then, have the fabbiest of January days, stay warm and dry, and huggiest of hugs to all xxx

13 comments:

Elly P said...

Gorgeous card and loving the colours and layout.

hugs
Elly P
xox

Gemma said...

Absolutely stunning..such fantastic colours you have used & your flower is lush!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Loopylou. said...

hiyah Dawny!
oooh she is gorgeous, i loooove those papers too!
have a fab day hun
hugs Lou xxx

Becky said...

oh how sweet is this card? I love it, fab colours and that Tilda image is so sweet.
Becky x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Dawny :-) very cute Tilda and the colours and details are all so pretty :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Donalda said...

Oh hon this is just gorgeous. Love your papers and yes Tilda is a doll.
Stay warm!! Hugs

Ribbon Girl said...

Faulous card Dawny - love the red and black - and Tilda is lovely. Stay warm, Mary G x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Gorgeous card Dawny. Love the colours you have used.

Hugs

Jo xxx

Ankie vd Polder said...

Gorgeous card and lovely colors. Hugs, Ankie

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Beautiful work, Dawny! I just love the punch of red to a black & white palette...and this Tilda is just oh so cute! :)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Helen said...

what a beautiful card. Regards, Helen

Elena Semenuk said...

Какая прелесть! Смотрю каждый день ваши работы и восхищаюсь! Такие милые картинки и само оформление!

Denise and Louise said...

Love this card - the red, white and black combo is stunning.
Hugs
Denise xx