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Sunday, 2 December 2012

DT post for the crafty pad: stitching - real or faux

Today - at thecraftypad we have a new challenge called 'Stitching - real or faux'. Our sponsor this week is.. 
Prize is 3 digi images of winner's choice. 

Wish I could join in - would love to win this prize!!!

My DT card has used the crafty pad image - butterflies and verse that you can get here  - in store at the moment the prices are all 25% off - but be quick!

I'd like to enter my card for the following challenges:

MAWTTmovingalongwiththetimes: (butterfles, blooms, birthday wishes)
Crafting for all seasonscraftingforallseasons: Use flowers
Fab and funkyfabnfunkychallenges: 3 gems
Crafts and mecraftsandmechallenges: ribbon or trim
Tuesday throwdown:tuesdaythrowdown Layers
Pin and Tackpinandtack: anything goes.

I've also got a picture to show you of our Christmas tree that we put up yesterday - twice - it fell down when it was virtually trimmed - but fingers crossed is all safe and secure now.

I couldn't get Lucy to look at the camera - she was watching Shaun the sheep!!!!
Thats all for today - I hope you have a great one - thanks for visiting and I look forward to seeing you again soon!
Rachel xx


  1. Morning Rachel I love your card the butterflies are gorgeous and the colours are beautiful. I love the flower ribbon and I love the sentiment. The Christmas tree looks fabulous and I LOVE Shaun the sheep. Have a good day. Caroline xxx

  2. Your card is gorgeous Rachel, such pretty colours, and your tree is looking smashing too......doing the deccies and tree next weekend

  3. Your card is gorgeous Rachel. I love the butterflies and pretty colours.
    Your tree looks wonderful, a nice big one and beautifully decorated!!

    Well done on winning the LOTV candy yesterday, I am really pleased for you.

    I hope you have a good Sunday
    Hugs Sue

  4. Love your butterfly card and the colours are gorgeous. Your tree looks beautiful you lucky girl

  5. gorgeous stamping and colouring, have you stamped onto fabric? lovely tree and mummy should not pester the wee one's when they are watching movies. no tree up yet, hopefully weekend before Christmas provided all the chores are done xx

  6. Beautiful butterfly card and wonderful color choices. Your tree is lovely too.

  7. A great card ! Lvethe butterflies..
    Your tree looks great!!! Trace x

  8. Aww this is really sweet! what a beautiful verse and the butterflies are so pretty… love the layout and the rose trim! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Hugs Sue xx

  9. Beautiful card and wonderful verse! Love the stitching! Lovely tree hope it doesn't fall over again, once is enough!

  10. Hi Rachel, this card is stunning, I love butterflies and yours are so beautiful, love the verse too, so appropriate. Wow, what a fabulous tree, beautifully decorated too, hope it stays up for you... Hugs, Anne x

  11. A really beautiful card, I love the colours and those butterflies look gorgeous. Your tree is stunning too and you can't really blame Lucy for not wanting to turn away Shaun the sheen is pretty cute lol
    Lindsay xx

  12. Beautiful butterfly card

  13. Beautiful Christmas tree and hope it stays up for you!
    Lovely butterfly card and the sentiment is wonderful.


  14. Absolutely beautiful card Rachel and love your fab tree.

  15. I love this card Rachel, you've used my favourite TCP image and I love your flowers. Great looking Christmas Tree.

  16. Such a beautiful card, love all the butterflies and your tree looks lovely too.
    Thanks for joining in with our 3rd birthday celebrations at Fab'n'Funky and good luck.
    Wendy xx

  17. Hello again Rachel.
    Just popping back to say thank you for entering this gorgeous card into the Fab and Funky Challenge this week

    Hugs Sue

  18. This is a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
    <3 Emily L.-DT

  19. This is so pretty! Thank you for joining us in our Birthday Celebration this week at Fab'n'Funky!

  20. What a fantastic card Rachel .
    Thank you for joining us this time for our FLOWERS Challenge at Crafting for all Seasons .
    Good Luck Hugs Elaine

  21. Love the tree how fab , your card is gorgeous


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