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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WOW ......Right out of my comfort zone


Yes you wont find anything else like this on my blog.
It has taken me 3 days to make as we are going through a heat wave
and I am hopeless when it gets above 25 degrees.
Then of course the tennis is on and that is such a time waster.
how they are playing in 40 degrees beats me.

I am afraid of strong colours so it was with a lot of trepidation
that I started with this card.


Funnily I am now quite happy with how it looks.
The colours came from 52 CCCT who wanted us to use 3.


I have added touches of more colour which I think has added a balance.
What do you think?
The stamp is brand new and I have been waiting a long time for it.
Of course it arrived too late for 2013 but just in time for a new beginning in 2014.


I reverted to one of my EK punches for the border.
It is a lace one that I cut through the middle and just popped the scallop
border out from the edge of the card.
I added the ribbon and then realized I had hidden it behind my image so
added a bow for good measure.
There is lots of glitter and liquid pearls for snow.

Challenges:
52 CCCT - Colours
CHNC - Christmas weather
CHNC Extra - Anything goes
Penny Black Saturday Challenge- New Beginnings 
Make it Monday - Anything goes
613 Avenue create - Anything goes


Thank you for dropping in and leaving me such lovely comments.

Margaret M

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9 comments:

  1. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

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  2. So very cute and adorable..love her fur trim and gorgeous colouring Margaret..
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. Such a darling card, Margaret!!! LOVE that sweet image--so bright and cheerful! Thanks for joining us at 52CC! HUGS and have a great rest of the week! :) Mynn xx

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  4. I love your card and Mimi is one of my favorites, You did a great job with the colors. Thanks for joining us this week at 613 Avenue Create.
    Nancy,DT

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  5. Such a delightful creation! Always good to step outside our comfort zone! Nicely Done. Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  6. Absolutely adorable! I think the image is very sweet. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

    BTW - I'll swap you some of the heat for our snow :)

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  7. You should use bold colors more often Margaret as this turned out wonderfully and you got a great balance! I love the bright yellow against the purple. Yes, I agree, that stamp is just too cute. Worth waiting for I'd say :o) Hugs D

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  8. I love the strong colours in this card. I am a great fan of yellow anyway but love how you have used to make the other colours pop. Thanks for sharing your card with us at CHNC Extra for January.

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  9. Good morning sweetie this is gorgeous hugs Pops x

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