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Saturday, 1 June 2013

Buttons and Bows

  Hi everyone, thanks for dropping by.  BBrrrrrr, bit cold here in East Yorkshire this morning, I'm sat here with the heating on AND I'm wearing one of Pete's really thick jumpers!!!
We have a new monthly challenge for you starting today over at

  Chosen by our lovely leader Shaz, our theme is
Button and Bows

Don't forget and of course as we are a multi craft challenge blog you can make what ever you like so long as it's for Christmas and you make sure you are completing the theme each month.

I've used a fabulously fun image from Sassy Cheryl for my card............

Our Sponsor for this month is the fabulous Fantastic Ribbons and thank them enormously for their generosity

The prize is £10 of Fantastic Ribbons - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE their ribbons!!!

I do hope you can join us and can't wait to see you Ribbon and Bow creations!!
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges................
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Photo Inspiration (snowman)
 Totally Papercrafts - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes, With Ribbon
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
PartyTime Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - Ribbon, Lace or Twine


I have some rather exciting news to share with you today,  the fabulous multi craft forum, Simply Personalised, have met their initital member target and have now set another one!!  This time we're building up to 100 members - how magical is that!!!! 


1. You must be an active member, if you join and run, you will NOT be entered.

2. Leave you name in this thread if you want to be entered.

3. Share this on your FB page, blogs, Twitter, where ever you can, at least ONE share to qualify as entered.

That's IT!!!!!!!
 Thanks for stopping by.  Enjoy your weekend and happy crafting.

Mel X


Sandra H said...

Fab card Mel x

Anonymous said...

Hi Mel..

As always your cards are stunning hun!!!!

Thankyou for the plug too, forum is doing really well..

Huggies Angel xxx

Laura said...

Lovely creation
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card hun, love the look on the snowman's face!

Have a great weekend
hugs shell xx

Debbie said...

Hope you've warmed up now dearie.It's been lovely in sunny Gilberdyke.Fantastic card.Love this image and papers.Hugs Debbie x

Lisa Carroll said...

This is adorable! Love the shimmery snowman.. bet he is amazing in person! :) Thanks for playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

Jo said...

Gorgeous....fab colours & love that sparkly snowman!
Hugs Jo x

Sue said...

This is fabulous Mel. I love that fun image, brilliant colouring and gorgeous papers.
Thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week
Sue xx

downrightcrafty said...

great interpretation and a gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

jackiescrafts said...

Gorgeous card Mel that's a fun image

Hugs Jackie x

Pat said...

Great card Mel, super image.

Pat xx

Lesley said...

Great card Mel! I love the expression on the snowman's face! xx

Pysselfröken said...

Beautiful Card! I like the colours. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week.
Hugs Frida

Anke said...

Beautiful creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck and hope to see you again.
hugs Anke

Sally said...

Great card and such a fab image. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Hugs Sally xxx