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Thursday, 15 April 2010

Pure Innocence - Happy Mail


Last night was crafting night well, apart from the night before which I had set aside and was determined to make a card and have a little bit of "me time" but it all went horribly wrong and I ended up throwing my efforts in the bin and stomping off to watch the TV !!

My efforts last night were successful so successful in fact, I made 2 cards AND I got my sewing machine out !

Steph at Simon Says Stamp emailed me to say that "Pure Innocence" had landed on their doorstep and she had featured the card I made a while ago on the Simon Says Stamp Blog - how fantastic is that ? Well, I am on their DT but its still nice to be "showcased" isn't it ? If you want to see that card, then see it on their blog just here !!

Anyway, I was dying to make another card with one of these cutie patooties ! You can see and buy the full range at Simon Says Stamp right now !!




The DP's are BoBunny Double Dot "Shittake Dot" (very unfortunate name !!).

My Mind's Eye, Quite Contrary, Little Miss Muffett "Isn't She Lovely" - Lovely Lines paper - phew !!

The postcard is from the lovely Tammy's blog.

The image is Pure Innocence "Happy Mail" and you can buy it here at Simon Says Stamp. She has been coloured with ProMarkers.

The ribbon is from my stash and the button I bought from the NEC last year.

As you can see, I also stitched all the layers. I really enjoyed myself and couldn't stop !

I've had a hop around blogland and I can enter my card for the following challenges :

Cute Card Thursday - Touchy Feely - I think the wooden button and silky ribbon are touchy feely

Papertake Weekly - Cutie Pie


Stamp Something - Stitching


Crafty Angels - My Favourite Things - I love receiving post !


Our Creative Corner - Bows


Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog - Anything Goes.


Thank you for your visit and for any comments you may leave, its so kind of you and always means so much.

Don't forget to enter my BasicGrey Blog Candy. Just click on the picture on my sidebar which will take you directly to the post.

Take care and see you soon.


18 comments:

  1. well done jo on the 2 cards. this is gorgeous, love the post card in the background.. brilliant.x

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  2. LOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLL! Love the name of that dp, hee hee! Such a sweet card Jo and I lurve the image, she really is a cutie patoutie!!
    Huge congrats on being showcased, YAY! Oh and I'm glad you got over your strop and managed to create something more successful..... and you got your sewing machine out, show off! ROFL!
    Have a great day matey, big huggles, Tara xx

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  3. Hi Jo, I just love your card, it is so sweet! Love all of the stitching and the background. hugs Heidi xx

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  4. Hi Jo, I just love your card, it is so sweet! Love all of the stitching and the background. hugs Heidi xx

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  5. Always the same right? One day it works.. next it just won't happen.. lol
    Gorgeous card, supercute image and lovely papers!
    Hugs, Marlene x

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  6. hiya hunny, oh how sweet....you know i love them!!!

    your card is just adorable, how very clever are you using the post card ***claps*** it looks perfect
    love emma xxx

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  7. Hello darling,Jo...I am such a delinquent blogger!!! shame on me for not visiting sooner! There aren't enough hours in the day, are there?! Thanks for the lovely comment, hun! MWAH! I am totally in love with your PI card...such a beautiful card. Love the touchy feely accents, your pretty paper and your PI Happy Mail girl is soooo sweet and coloured beautifully, as always! Good for you for getting the sewing machine out! I only attempted it once and it didn't go so well! Fabby card, hun...love it!
    Big Big, Big, Hugs,t

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  8. Oh wow, love this card! I saw your Pure Innocence card on the SSS blog and had to go order a set of cutey stamps ;-)

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  9. Aww! This is super sweet! I love the paper, the coloring, and of course that fabulous stitching. What a perfect way to finish your card! I have that PI stamp, but I haven't used it yet (can you believe it?). Looking at your card now makes me wonder why! I better get cracking.

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  10. What an adorable card! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again next week too!
    hugs!
    Sharon

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  11. love the name of the papers Jo lol...fabulous card and the postcard in the background is brilliant
    Mina xxx

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  12. Hi Jo,

    I haven`t yet tried to use stiching on my cards, but now I really want to try! Thanks for yor inspiration. Lovely cards. I`ll be back here to visit.

    bye,
    fliki

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  13. Jo, ADORABLE! These really are very sweet stamps and you have a knack with them!!!! Love how you did the postcard look in the back ground, how fitting!!! Great card!
    Big hugs, Dena

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  14. Oh Jo...you're so lovely!! This card is super brill! I love the fun bright colors...it really makes me in the mood for summer!

    *mwah*
    Steph

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  15. Of course SS would want to showcase your card Jo it is stunning and so is this little cutie!
    Love your beautiful colouring and your paper and detail so divine!
    Beautiful card!
    hugs
    kim x

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  16. this is gorgeous Jo, so love that sweet image and fab layout, many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge, have a great weekend, hugs Debx

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  17. All the detail on the card is beautiful and love the stitching.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Angels and good luck with the top 3.
    Hugs Shirley x x x

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Jo x

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