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Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Creative Cottage Challenge Blog Week 2 - Flowers

Happy Wednesday morning, Wednesday again, can you believe that? where did Monday and Tuesday go? It was a gorgeous spring day yesterday, with lovely sunshine and no need to wear a coat! unfortunately today hasn't started off so well, its much cooler, and as yet the sun has yet to make an appearance.
I have to do the grocery shopping this morning, lucky me - NOT!!! why does everyone eat so much??? Might have to treat myself to some nice cream cakes, to lift my otherwise low mood. Comforting eating isn't good for you - but it tastes nice!!!
I can not believe we are half way through March already, and i have lost my urge to get ahead with my christmas cards, i must find some inspiration somewhere, please help!!! otherwise i can see it being another mad dash in December, with me having to buy some ready made brought cards - gasp, horror!!!
Right im rambling, onto business,

Its week 2 at the Creative Cottage Challenge Blog, we are thrilled with the response that we have had so far to our new challenge. Becky has done a marvelous job at getting this blog up and running and we hope to see you join in with us each week. As you know you do not have to use the Creative Cottage products, but of course it would be a bonus if you do!

I have used one of my favourite Creative Cottage Kits called Bags of Style. Available to buy here.

These papers are just great, in tones of pink and black! my favourite combination.
I have made this card for my friend Sally's birthday which was yesterday. She loves bags and shoes, this card has a bit of a twist!

As you know i love these easel cards, who doesn't?


If you life the handle of the bag, you pull out another small bag/purse.

The first bag has been put on 3d pads to give dimension and to take the additional bag/purse!


This purse opens and has been embossed with my cuttlebug embossing folder to make it look like leather!


And although i havn't shown it here, ive added a Marks and spencers voucher inside.




I hope you like my card this week, and will join us with week 2 at our challenge blog.

I look forward to visiting you and seeing what you come up with this week, enjoy your week, hugs Linda x











14 comments:

Pretty-In-Ink said...

It's fabulous Linda! I love the fun idea of the purse inside the bag!
Very cool!
Hugs
Nicola

Cheryl said...

WOW this is fantastic and so very clever!!! Love it!!
Hugs xx

Crystal said...

This is soooooo awesome LOVE LOVE IT!

stampinfrog said...

Oh Linda this is fantastic easel card!Fab papers!
Hugs,Connie

Marlene said...

Gorgeousness, Linda! Gorgeousness! Love the easel card....I still haven't made one.

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Such a fabulous card Linda!
Hope you got your cream cake!
hugs
kim x

wandykj said...

This is soooo darn cute!!! What a great idea! Cream cake-YUMMY! Have a bite for me too:)

~Hugs~
Wanda

Donna said...

Hi Linda, your card is absolutekly stunning and I love the wya you have created the purse...genus idea hun :) Donna x

Rleen said...

WOW! Linda, your creations are gorgeous as always. I love the color combo and the papers.
Have a great day!
Hugs, Arlene

Cami said...

OMGosh Linda, I just love, love, love your card with the double surprise with a purse within the bag! How clever! I want to make one like this. You put so much details in your card and the DP kit is fab! Pink and black is always beautiful! Your whole layout makes great use of these DPs. Hugs, Cami

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jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

a fabulous creation, love the colours. janex

Emma said...

Stunning and so pretty...
Hugs Emma x

Maria Matter said...

WOWZA Linda this is fantastic! I love what you did with this kit! the purse is brilliant!!!
Your blog is always filled with so much great inspiration hun!
take care!
Blessings, Maria