My shining star

My shining star

Sunday, 6 May 2012

getting patriotic

Morning all! I hope Sunday's looking as good for you as it is for me?! I think we'd better make the most of it though - sounds like we'll have rain back tomorrow!!!

I'd like to share my patriotic beach hut with you today! Not literally you understand!!! Although if I had one you'd be more than welcome to come along for a cup of tea!!

I've loosely used a sketch from digi makeover challenge 34 and digital images from the crafty pad. I wanted to make a summery card with a british feel and using papermania papers (free with creativity magazine this issue) I think thats what I've achieved!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenge: The best of British: cupcakecraftchallenges
CYPC: Lots of Texture craftyourpassionchallenges
Digi Makeover Challenge 34: Sketch papermakeupstamps
The Crafty Pad: May Showcase thecraftypad may-tcp-showcase
Crafters Companion: Here comes Summer ccmonthlychallenge
DYSU #70 Circles. doyoustackup

Got to go and make the packed lunches now - we're off to Blackpool Zoo today!

Have a lovely Sunday

Rachel xx


  1. Oh gosh Hun,this is brilliant all the detail and layers on this are just amazing,super card Hun,hugs Cherylxxxxxxxx

  2. Fab card, great use of the Portobello Road papers xx

  3. This is gorgeous ,very

  4. Brilliant card Rachel! How more British could you get, with Red White and Blue Beach Huts :)

    Dawn xxx

  5. Fab card great for this summer I just love the colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafter's Companion Challenge. Gemma x

  6. Oh, what a beautiful creation. I live all the colors and paper piecing. A wonderful card. Thanks for entering in the Crafty Pad Monthly Challenge.

    Hugs Joanie

  7. Fantastic card Rachel - it is very patriotic! Love the added banner at the top. Glad you joined us for the sketch challenge at Paper Makeup Stamps' Digi Makeover Challenge this week.

  8. Fantastic as I live on the Sussex coast it is very much by the sea side. Hugs Ginny

  9. Great card Rachel I love what you did with the Beach Hut image! So very patriotic!
    Thanks for playing in the TCP Monthly Showcase at The Crafty Pad this month!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  10. Fantastic and vary patriotic Rachel , great design, I have these papers they are so pretty, fab shaped card well done Hugs Elaine

  11. Gorgeous card! Very British... perfect for my challenge at Cupcake! Thanks for joining in, Shelly x

  12. Aww what a fabulous card Rachael - love the whole design and I would think I was sitting at my local beach looking at the beach huts there - brilliant. :)
    Thanks for joining in with our TCP monthly showcase - good luck. :)

    Debbie The Crafty Pad Designs

  13. Love the red, white and blue and banners on your easel card! Thanks for using our sketch at the Digi Makeover Challenge by Paper Makeup Stamps.

  14. Such a beautiful card Rachel. Easel cards are so fun to make. Fabulous card!
    Thanks so much for joining Digi Makeover Challenge at PMS.
    Eret xx

  15. Fantastic card Rachel...

    Thanks stopping by mine & leaving such kinds words about my card...much appreciated!!
    hugs and xxx

  16. Very British! Fab card, Rachel, love them papers....i've just got the mag too!Hope you're well and have had a fab weekend so far!
    Hugs Jo x

  17. Very cool. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  18. Lots of color! Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

  19. Gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing with us at DYSU this week!

  20. Fun and unique! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

  21. Hi Rachel my name is Debbie and I own The Crafty Pad Designs shop - would you please email me at

    Thanks Debbiexxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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