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Saturday, 11 June 2011

BasicGrey Challenges - Colour Combo - Hot Pink, Lime Green and Brown/Kraft



Good morning ! Beautiful sunny morning here today and I've been up with the lark as Mollie is having fun day out with Brownies today and we had to be with Brown Owl by 8am !

I can't believe the time has flown by so quickly and this challenge at BasicGrey Challenges took me completely unawares, I was convinced it was next week this challenge was going live. I ended up making my card very late yesterday but the good thing was, I knew exactly what I wanted to do, I just had to bring the making of it forward by a few days !!

We have a lovely colour combo for you this challenge, HOT PINK, LIME GREEN and BROWN/KRAFT.

There are lots of BasicGrey papers in these colours and for your inspiration, the DT have made some terrific cards for you again this challenge and listed what they have used and there is a good mix there of various BG products in these colours. Of course, you don't have to use BG papers, you can use any papers you like but YOU MUST use at least one item of BG to qualify for the prize !

We are of course being sponsored by Simon Says Stamp again and the lucky winner will win a spending spree in their store of $25.



The DP's I used are BasicGrey "Sweet Threads". I have machine stitched these.


The sentiment in the centre is a set from My Favorite Things called "Four Point Frame". At the time of buying this I thought it was expensive but you do get a metal die in the pack (to make the jigsaw shape) and about 22 different clear stamps in the set which can be used with or without the die.


The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts


The lace and gems are from my stash.


We hope you can join us in our challenge and we look forward to seeing your amazing creations again !


I am entering my card into the following challenges :


Crafts and Me - Stamp Something


Fabulous Friday - Stitching


Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes


Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes


Crafty Sentiments - Add some sparkle


Thank you for your visit and for any comments you may leave. Hope you have a terrific weekend.


12 comments:

  1. Hi Jo, hope you're well Sweetie even though I see you've had a very early start :). I love your card and the colour combo is gorgeous too. Hope we have a catch up soon, hugs, Chris xx

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  2. Hi Jo,
    Gorgeous creation!!! Love the sentiment you've used, the dp's, the colour scheme is just gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments look fab too.Thanks for joining us at The Poodles Parlour and Good Luck.
    Hugs Jacqui xxxxxx

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  3. Hi Jo, you know what they say - times flies when you're having fun!!
    Your card is gorgeous, love the design and paper combo - beautiful flowers and fabulous sentiment!!
    speak soon, love
    Heather xx

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  4. Stunning card Jo, The sentiment is perfect
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  5. Great card jo thanks for joining us over at poodle parlour for our first challenge hope to see you again
    Jacki xx

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  6. This is sooo pretty Jo, I love it! The colours look stunning together and I really like the verse with the gorgeous flowers around it! :) Love, Georgia xx

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  7. very pretty. TFS with us at Frosted Designs.

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  8. I just love the colors! Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Frosted Designs!

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  9. Beautiful card Jo, I bought these papers with the challenge in mind but then went with another BG set!! These papers are gorgeous and I love the layering with the sentiment stamped on Kraft - looks fabulous and I like the sound of that set too!! Hugs, Juliexx

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  10. Great card Jo......:) Sandra H

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  11. Hi Jo, I haven't popped in for a while - don't know why not but apologies! I had to drop by to tell you how much I LOVE your card. It's just adorable! I got my Sweet Threads in the mail yesterday morning and I'm too awed to use it LOL

    Have a great week,
    Rosey x

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  12. Beautiful! Love the papers and the colors you used!
    Thanks for playing with us at The Poodles Parlour!

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Thanks !

Jo x

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