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Monday, 1 August 2011

GDT Spot at Penny Black@Allsorts

 Good morning. Can you believe that it's August already????!!!! 
Before you know it - it will be the 'C' word - yay!!! 
So as it's the first of the month that means it's time for a new challenge theme at  
 and I am honoured to join the lovely ladies as GDT for this month.
So the new challenge is 
 FREE & EASY
couldn't get any easier than that now could it?

And here's what I decided to make:
and here's how I did it:
I started by creating my own Design Paper - using a Creative Expressions floral mask and inking through it with Victorian Velvet and Bundled Sage Distress Inks. I also inked the edges of the cardstock after I removed the mask  - with the same inks - to soften the edges.

Image - Betsy Bluebell - coloured with Distress Inks
Bazzill Cardstock - punched with Martha Stewart Scroll Lace border punch
Two matching lengths of silky seam binding
Flowers from stash and a couple of gorgeous crystal pins to finish it off
Challenges I would like to enter:

Sir Stampalot - Whatever you Fancy
Colour Create -  Pink Green & White
Craft us Crazy - Anything Goes
PaperPlay - In the Garden
Papercraft Star - Anything Goes
Anything Goes - Pick of the Bunch - Flowers

Please pop over to the main challenge blog and take a look at the fabulous inspiration from the DT and to see all the wonderful prizes that the sponsors have donated this month - wowzers!!!!

Thanks foe popping by.
Have a fabulous day.
TTFN

17 comments:

Linda said...

Hi Debs I love your card that back ground is gorgeous love Linda

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty.. and i love the gorgeous colours .. that green punched border is fab
Lisa x

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous hun just love love it,gorgeous detail hun hugs cheryl xxx

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Debs,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is adorable Debs!
Thank you for sharing with us at Sir Stampalot.
Clare x

Tracy said...

Where do I start Debs?
Thank you for joining us at Penny Black @ Allsorts

Thank you for joining in with Sir Stampalot challenge and good luck.

Gorgeous creation and cute image, love the colours.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Claire x said...

Beautiful card Debs, lovely image and those colours are lush. Your background is just fab. Hugs, Claire x

Katina said...

Absolutely gorgeous Debs! I love the DP you created. x

coldwaters2 said...

This is one gorgeous card Debs what a super cute image and adore the colours.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Debs...and great colour combo too...!

hugs Vicky xx

pinky said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Pop's Cards said...

Beautiful work sweetie ♥ Pops ♥

debby4000 said...

Oh fabulous card Debs, what a great image and colours.
luv
Debby

Julie M said...

Lovely card, Debs - the image is so sweet, and I'm seriously impressed by your designer paper!

Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)

Mervi said...

Hei Debs,
so sweet card, lovely!

Thanks for being our GDT this month at Penny Black @ Allsorts;-))m

Sylvia said...

What a gorgeous card.
Love the colours and fabulous design.
Thanks for playing along with us over at Colour Create.
Sylvia

Sally H said...

Just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Sir S this month and good luck!