Friday, 30 December 2011

An Xtra Special Occasion and DT Call

Hello all. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas.It goes far too quickly! I am stuck in a bit of a creative rut at the moment having spent the last few months working on nothing but Christmas. I was lucky enough to get a melt pot and kit for Christmas so hopefully that will get the creative juices flowing!


Anyway on to the last challenge for 2011 at The Alphabet Challenge blog. We want to see cards for an Xtra Special occasion - special wedding anniversaries, births, weddings. My parents are celebrating their Ruby Wedding (40 years) next year so I've made a card for that occasion.  I made individual toppers with felt, buttons, beads and wire. I was lucky enough to get a Martha Stewart border punch for £7.99 instead of £18 in my local Hobbycraft sale so I used that to punch the edge of the card.

There is also a DT call at the blog  - open until Friday 13th January. So why not come and join us for 2012!

I'm taking my son to his first Pantomime today, so until later! Happy New Year!

Other challenges I am entering
Charisma Cardz - Anything Goes
Just for Fun - Anything Goes

11 comments:

Brenda Brown said...

This is just perfect for that special occasion Emma. A gorgeous card.
Have a great weekend and Happy New Year.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Von said...

Lovely to see you again Emma :)with a super card for your parents :)
Thank you for sharing with us at just for Fun
Von xx

Zoechaos said...

WOW Emma you got a Hobbycraft Bargain there! Smashing Valentines piece, thank you for sharing with us at Just for Fun XOXO Zoe

Sandra's Spot said...

Gorgeous card; Iam sure your parents will be thrilled with it. hope the panto went down well. Hugs Sandra XX

Shairon said...

Lovely card Emma. I'm sure your parents will love it. The MS border punch is gorgeous, just perfect for weddings and anniversaries.

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Just dropped by to wish you a wonderful New Year ahead. blessings,Kathleen

Cat's sCrap said...

Hi,

Interesting project ! Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

The good end of year !
Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Sheena said...

Great card Emma - I love the country feel of it!
I hope you have a fantastic new year - and enjoy the pantomime tonight too!

Sheena
xxx

Pauline said...

Beautiful card, ready for the season of love! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

Neet said...

Why do I never see such bargains - just read about them?
Great card you have made and what a super idea for the Ruby Wedding.
Thanks for joining us at JFF. Hugs & Happy New Year, Neet

Roxx.T Barnes said...

Fabulous card Emma!

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