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Saturday, 22 November 2008

Challenge Me!!!

I have been creating a couple of cards this afternoon, its too cold to go outside and I have the heating on high...sod the expense, and hot chocolate in hand, makes a change from a glass of wine!!!

So the first card I have created is using my gorgeous girly Penny Black stamp, I bought her last year and I still love her this year, I have embossed the "fluffy bits" with liquid applique. This fits in nicely with the Funky Christmas challenge on the Penny Black challenge blog I stumbled across this week.
And the next card I have made combines three challenges in one, sometimes that just happens!!!
The sketch is taken from the sketch Saturday blog, The latest dare over on Daring Cardmakers is Cafe Chic...featuring coffee on your card and I have found a lovely Basic Grey challenge site and this weeks challenge is to use embossing on your card, along with a Basic Grey product, so I have used some scrummy paper and embossed the liquid applique.
Really enjoyed making these cards too, and working to the challenges!!!
Off now to find more challenge sites!!!


Kathy said...

Great cards Est - love your Latte one!

Kath said...

gorgeous card for the challenge Est and yes very funky...love the image and it looks great in red..thanks for playing along this week at PBSC and hope to see you often now that you have found us

Liza said...

Great cards, I love that funky PB stamp.

Liza x

Lythan said...

Super cards Est. I love that colour blocking (think that is what it is called) on the coffee one

Kristen said...

Those are just beautiful cards! Aren't challenge sites so fun. They stir your creativity. Thanks for playing at Basic Grey Challenges.

Pascalebrad said...

Love both cards and you like me combined DCM and Basic Grey, What can I say Great minds... and all that. Pascale:)

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards Est, I love both of them. Great images and fab paper. Debbie x

tracie said...

Hi Est and welcome the PB challenge, oh I love this card - perfect for the challenge, very funky !! Great card for SS - love the image and papers. Great work.
Thanks for joining us this week :)x

Gill said...

Gorgeous card, love the papers and the image, with matching sentiment, thanks for joining us this week at SS
gill x

Lyn said...

Both great cards, love the PB stamp

Pauline C said...

Hiya Est ... glad you found us!! Love the funky PB girly and the latte card is also gorgeous. Thanks for joining in the PBSC this week and hope to see you again soon
Pauline x

Rica said...

Two wonder ful cards. Love the BG papers.
hugs Heather xx

Anonymous said...

Fab cards, thanks for taking part in the DCM challenge. :)


Cathy said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the latte one, great papers.
Cathy xx

Jenny said...

gorgeous coffee card,

Jenny said...

what's liquid applique? love the froth on the coffee

Shirl said...

Just gorgeous Est. But your work always is... love the latte card!!

xo xo xo

Boots the Monkey (Jo) said...

What a great card. I could do with that cuppa right now ! Thank you for joining us in the BasicGrey Challenge this week. Hope to see you back again soon.

Take care,

Jo x

Beth said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the PB card you've made with the santa girl! Thanks for joining in this week! xx