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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A bit of what you fancy

Hi,

Well, it's Tuesday and time for another challenge at Creative Craft. The theme is anything goes and as usual runs for two weeks, so I hope you will have a chance to join in. This week, we are sponsored by:




who are giving a $10 voucher for their store, and also by:


who are giving away an everyday selection of ribbons.



Now, onto my makes. The first is a gift bag, which uses the image Bah Humbug by Stitchy bear.



Isn't the image great? I think Santa must have delivered most of his presents as he is looking
rather fed up and as though he wants to go home.


I also made this card:



I was a bit self indulgent with this one, as I used a lot of my favourite things at the moment (no doubt they will change soon!) - purple, wild orchid flowers, lace and my distress inks. The images and sentiment are by Penny Black and I inked the lace to tie in with the colour scheme.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges: Allsorts - Anything goes and Penny black at Allsorts - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (I have many of my favourite things here and so beautiful to me).

I still have a horrible cold, so I'm hoping I'm not going to give it to anyone else as it won't be fun being ill over Christmas. Daisy is starting to get excited and wants the Christmas tree lights on all day, which is fine but as it is sunny here, you can't see them very well. It's quite hard for her to understand that there won't be snow here on Christmas Day and that we may go swimming. Even I can't quite get my head around that!

10 comments:

Julye said...

Fab projects Nikki and congrats on being a winner at ladybug too.

brenda said...

Hi there Nikki

Sorry about the pasting...............

I am thrilled you have joined in my "Free and Easy" theme at Allsorts this fortnight and confess to being astounded by the huge response .

I usually like to visit every entry and say a few words about their creations, but the sheer volume so far along with the Christmas preparations we all have to juggle means this is a "copied and pasted" message, for which I apologise.

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and wonderful holiday time

B x

Have you entered my candy

dragonllew said...

Fab cards hope you have a lovely Christmas.
Jenny x

chris said...

HI Nikki, wow what a gorgeous bag, and I just love easel cards and this is SPECIAL. hugs chris xx

Ellie said...

These are both gorgeous. Love all of the details you added!
Thanks so much for sharing them with us at penny black at all sorts!

Shirley said...

What a gorgeous card Nikki. I love all the the colours and co-ordinated card and embellishments. I love the distressing too. I have the stamp you have used (not used mine yet )and you have given me a great idea for it's use. I don't mean throw it out, I mean dust it off and put it to good use. You have made the image look so nice with your inking.
Thank you so much for playing along in our challenge this month at Penny Black at Allsorts and we do hope you will join us next month.

Shirley

Violets Corner said...

What a wonderful card! Love the gorgeous lace you used.

Thanks for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts.

Hugs
Maarit

Mervi said...

Beautiful card, love these colours and lace.

Thanks for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts,
Happy Holidays;-))m

sandra's crafty corner said...

great card hun xxxx

Jules said...

Hi Nikki

I agree .. .. lots of beautiful things on your Penny Black creation .. .. and it has turned out beautiful. You made me smile because my favourites change daily too!!!

I hope that you have a wonderful Christmas with your family Nikki and that your cold has now gone.

Thank you for sharing with Penny Black at Allsorts this month.

Love Jules xx