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Saturday, 4 September 2010

The Play Date Cafe Challenge ~ 45

Good Evening All!

Phew! I `ve had such a busy day today, only just had time to get on my computer and post this weeks offering to The Play Date Cafe Challenge

I started at 9.30 this morning with grocery shopping. Then Alan dropped me off at the home to see Mum. From there I went on to do some more shopping, I finally got some new shoes for work. I really hope they help with my poor aching feet otherwise I will be serving customers in my socks I think, lol. Then I caught a bus into town to pick up eldest daughters birthday pressie, yes her birthday was yesterday but being the bad mother that I am, I left it until today. Another bus ride to see said daughter and hand over pressie and card, both of which went down very well. I saw all 3 of my gorgeous grandchildren which is a treat in itself. Alan picked me up from daughters house and we finally got home just in time for tea. I`m whacked but happy!!!

Right, time I showed you a card I think. This is the inspiration we were given,
so much nicer than last weeks colours.


And here is my take on it,
I know I use this layout quite a lot and I really am going to have to be more adventurous but in the meantime
here it is.
Square card 5" x 5" top fold.
I ran a piece of burgundy card through the Cuttlebug swiss dots folder and placed it along the bottom of my card.
The orange DP is by Papermania Capsule Collection Sunshine.
I used my last scrap of kraft card last week so I`ve had to go with a biege/ fawn for my scalloped border which is by Martha Stewart.
I`ve added some bright orange ribbon and a bow along the top of the border.
The sentiment is by Papertrey from their Autumn Abundance set, stamped in orange onto white card and cut out with a nestie labels 4 die. I`ve then cut another label 4 in fawn to border it.
I finally got around to buying spellbinders scalloped circles dies and made a burgundy flower with them.

Thats all for now folks, I`m off to watch X factor.
Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Lynne.
    Lovely colors combo.
    Great papers and ribbon.

    Sending you lots of smiles, Irena :)

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  2. Beautiful card Lynn, I adore that background paper and that richly elegant flower! Glad you played along again with the Cafe, this week's choices were, I think, a bit more workable!

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  3. Ooh these are lovely colours to work with, and what a fab job you have done with them Lynne, your card is just stunning.
    Thank you so much for your lovely comment about my stamp Lynne, it means a lot to me.
    Love Sarita xx
    PS: Wasn't X Factor a hoot! I can't actually believe one of the contestants thumped her mate!! Brilliant TV in my view lol!!

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  4. Lovely card, the embossing and pattern paper look wonderful here! Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  5. Gorgeous colours Lynne and lovely to see another of your beautiful flowers and bows!

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  6. You've done it again, what a beautiful card. I bought a bowmaker and don't seem to get the same results as you, just goes to show it must be all down to your talent. xxx

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  7. Beautiful and elegant! Sounds like a lot of running around you did and a well deserved crafty time. Thanks for playing along with the PDCC!

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  8. WOW--this is so pretty! I love that stamping--and that flower:) Beautifully done:) Thanks for playing along and joining in the fun at the PDCC:)

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