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Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Papertake Weekly GDT!!

Hiya Everyone!

I hope you're all having a fab Christmas?  I do love this time of year, although it can be very stressful in the run up to it it's so nice spending time with your loved ones.  And even though there were some sad moments thinking of those that are no longer with us, on the whole this year was a Happy Christmas  :o)  How nice it is now in the aftermath being able to fully chill out and make plans for the coming year too - all these plans with so little time lol!!

So, onto pressies - what did you get, what did you get??  I was completely spoiled and Hubby bought me a new super duper turbo power Hairdryer, bass boosting earphones for my iPhone and.....wait for it.....(so spoilt!).....a.....

CRICUT CREATE ELECTRONIC CUTTING MACHINE!!!!!

Wow, wow and wow again - how happy was I Christmas morning when I got to have a little play!!  I absolutely love it already and only have the one cartridge so far, lol!  Although I did get on eBay last night and order a couple more, shhhhhhh - can't wait for them to arrive so I can play some more!!  :o))  Very, very happy!!

Right, enough waffle and onto my card.  And yes, I think the title gave it away but I am, for this week, a GDT member for PAPERTAKE WEEKLY , wahooooooooo!!  See I told you I was having a Happy Christmas!!  I love this challenge blog, there's such a good mix of challenges - sketches, themes, colours, recipes etc.  I always try to play along when time allows me too so to be chosen as a GDT member was an absolute honour - THANK YOU SO MUCH!!  :o)) 

This week the challenge is Be Thankful - very apt at this time of year don't you think!  And here is my Thank You card...



Close up of Magnolia's Cherry Tilda...



Inside - a bit boring I know, can you believe I don't own a 'Thank You' stamp!!



Side view...



This week they are sponsored by the fantastic Simon Says Stamp and I'm sure you all have plenty of Thank You cards to make so why not come and play along too?

Right, I'm off now to sort out the craft room - I need to make some room for my new baby, lol!!

See you all soon,
Lots of love 


Challenges I'm entering my card in:
Magnolia Down Under ~ Challenge #77 ~ A Gift For You (Tilda has baked a Thank You Cherry Muffin!)

Card Ingredients:
Papers and Card ~ Core d'inations Heartfelt, Craft Creations Red Gingham, Wild Rose Studio Polka Dot Paper Stack, Magnolia 50's Cherries
Stamps and Images ~ Magnolia Cherry Tilda and Muffin
Dies and Punches ~ Nesties Standard Ovals, X-Cut Retro Flowers
Embellishments ~ Ribbon and Pearl Gems from Hobbycraft, Sentiment is Craftwork Cards Oh My Words!, Charm and Bale from Bunny Zoes
Colour Mediums ~ Copic Markers
Other ~ Glamour Dust


14 comments:

jules said...

Hi I just saw this on the PTW blog, it is just stunning!!!!!! i love everything about it!

Mervi said...

So lovely and pretty card!
Happy New Year;-))m

Anne said...

Wow a Cricut you lucky beggar!
What a pretty Tilda card, love that DP.
Phindys Place has a Thank You challenge running too at the moment, do please pop by and enter:)
Happy New Year
Anne
x

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is super, I love the colours you have used they are so nice and bright. Hope you haver fun with your new toy!!! Hazelxoxo

KraftyKoolKat said...

Gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at CES this time.

Hugs
Cathy GD.

Vixx handmade cards said...

Hiya Cazza!
Gorgeous card hun!, super image, just love the colour combo and such a sweet cahrm too. And lucky you!, enjoy playing with your new toy sweetie and Congrats with the GDT, well and truly deserved :o)
Big hugs Vicky xx

Wishcraft said...

Ooh this is lovely hun - gorgeous colours and super sweet image :o) Congrats on the GDT post, very well deserved!

I'm excited to hear you got a Cricut - it's my birthday in a few weeks and I'm putting Christmas and birthday money together to buy an Expression, can't wait! So I'll be very interested to see what you make with yours :o) Lisa x

coops said...

fantastic card cazza.i love the tilda and your colours and papers are gorgeous.great layout too hun :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable and gorgeous too.
luv
Debby

Katina said...

An absolutely FABULOUS card Cazza! I love the image, the papers and the layout - lovely and sweet and summery in the wintery gloom! xxx

Kylie said...

Sooooo cute! I love the beautiful red checked paper.
Thanks for playing at MDUC.
Hugs
Kylie

Stampin'Piper said...

This is so lovely, wonderful box! I love this Tilda!

Thanks for joining us at MDUC, happy new year, Hugs Tanja

Jane said...

This is gorgeous! lovely colours and details! thanks for joining us at MDUC, hugs, Jane xxx

Emma said...

Wow such a gorgeous card, Tilda looks beautiful and love the papers.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
Hugs Emma x