Friday, 11 February 2011

House mouse valentines card for my hubby!!!


Hiya Everyone!

I can't believe it's been a whole week since I last blogged anything but I've been away at my mums for a few days and haven't been in too much to be able to make much. I have been making a few DT cards for a guest DT position at the crafty pad which starts on Sunday 13th Feb for 3 weeks which I can't show yet but I have also managed to finish my hubby's valentines card with the house mouse designs which I love. I've made it to a sketch provided by gem of a design and I'm going to enter it into the house mouse monday challenge as they've got a guest DT position up for grabs at the moment which I'd love to get!

Anyway, the card is made with a decoupage set from Joanna Sheen and the papers are from Summer Driggs free fab "freedom" downloadable kit (her link can be found on my sidebar). I must admit I have used this kit a lot but it's just so versatile and not too girly! I have distressed the edges with my Tim Holtz tool and edged them with old paper distress ink. The ruler twill is from the fruit pixie - a haven for the weird and wonderful. All other bits and bobs from my crafty stash. The sentiment I did on the computer - the fab font I got from 1000 free fonts and it's called Home sweet home which suited the card perfectly.

I will enter my card into the following challenges:-

2 sisters - The world is your oyster (optional valentines)
Allsorts - Love, love, love
Catch the bug - Anything goes
Crafty calendar - Love
CES challenge - Red and romance
Crazy for challenges - Valentines
ECP challenge - Love
Ellaphantastic - Love with distressing
Gem of a challenge - Sketch
Little claires - Anything goes
Secret crafter - valentine
Zoe bunnys crafts - Love is in the air
Craft your passion - Anything goes
Crafty cardmakers - Hearts
Crazy challenge - Lots of love
Cupcake challenge - Seeing red
Incy wincy - Love
Kaboodle doodles - Ribbon (velvet ribbon)
Ooh la la - For someone special
Paper playtime - Use cupid or hearts
Pink elephant - Be my valentine
Woodware USA - Ribbon and/or bows
Spoonful of sugar - Show some love
Everybody art - Valentines
Karens doodles netherlands - Valentines
Scrap creations - Animal antics
Creative card crew - For a loved one
Crafts and me - Red
Creative craft world - Love
Fab 'n' funky - Texture
For fun challenges - Heart
Paper pretties - Valentines colours
Penny's challenge - Hearts a flutter
Pixie cottage - Sketch and/or ribbon (I went with ribbon)
Scrapbook sister - Valentine
Sisterhood of crafters - Valentines
Aifactory - Love/valentines
CRAFT - Valentines
Crafty purple frog - Love/romance
Crafty sentiments - Valentines/love
Do you stack up? - Ribbon
Guylous inimitability - Hearts
Pals paper arts - Vintage
Papercrafting journey - Love is in the air
Pixie dust studio - Valentines
Rainbow ladys - It's all about love
House mouse monday challenge - hearts
Wild orchid crafts - Love is....
Cardmadfairy - Romance
Cardmaking mamas - Valentine
Crafty anns - Love is all around
Crafty catz - Love
Fabulous friday - Use the word "love"
Fairy knoll - Hearts
Polka Doodles - That's amore
Sew many cards - Valentine
Crafty ho's - Love
Creative cowgirls - Love

Wow - I think that's a record of challenges for me Lol!

Thanks for looking!!!

Paula. x

107 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! I love the image and the sentiment! :D

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  2. Just gorgeous and fab sentiment too :o)

    hugs Vicky xx

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  3. Wow gorgeous I sew love the distressed look and I love that sentiment
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  4. Oh Paula, every time I visit your blog you have more wonderful creations to share! This is adorable, and what a fab font to match! Thanks for sharing with us at 'For Fun' challenges, and good luck. Hugs, Ali x

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  5. Great project, so cute, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.

    Jo and Tigerlover.

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  6. A beautiful card, I really like your background and the house mice are irresistable.Thank you for joining in with us over at Rainbow Lady's challenge blog this week.
    Jen x

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  7. Your card is so cute and original.
    Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this wek!

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  8. Beautiful creation thank you for sharing it with us at the SCSC this week
    Hugs Kate xx

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  9. Hi Paula.Hope you and Tayla are all ok.Lovely to see you.Love your card it's really gorgeous.Happy Weekend hun.xxx

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  10. Great project. Thanks for joining with our Anything Goes Challenge at Catch The Bug/Bugaboo this week.
    TFS
    Paul
    http://craftyblogocks.blogspot.com

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  11. A gorgeous card - your husband will love it! Thanks for joining us at CES this week! Sheena xx

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  12. This is gorgeous - love the tape embellishment and the sentiment is just perfect!
    Thanks for sharing the love with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  13. Beautiful, love the image and the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  14. Lovely card. 'SEW' cute!!! Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic. Hugs x

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  15. Wow! this image is so pretty and god job clouring it.Love the embellish and d/p. Thanks for playing with us at 2 SC this week, good luck!
    Zulma DT

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  16. What an adorable image and you added such perfect embellishments!

    Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!
    hugs
    kaos

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  17. Paula, so glad you could join us at the Dutch Karens Doodles! Your card is lovely! Love the mice. Hope to see you again next week!

    Hugs,
    Renata

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  18. awesome Paula, your colouring is fantastic
    and i just fell in love with the image , it's sooooooooooo cute
    thanks for joining us at the DYSU challenge this week

    hugs
    Miranda

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  19. Hi ya
    aww what a totally gorgeous card, awesome colour work,luv the tape measure & thimble, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends & CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

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  20. Such a fabulous card! Your husband is sure to love this beautiful creation! The image is terrific and the tape measure and thimble add the perfect touches.

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  21. Lovely card, love the added tape measure!!thanks for sharing your creation with us at CRAFT, x Carol

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  22. Hi Paula! Thanks so much for sharing your fabulous ribbon card with us at DYSU this week!! Janna

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  23. Gorgeous, lovely image and the tapestry looks so real. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow lady's Challenge this week. Christine x

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  24. Sew clever Paula lovely. Thanks so much Love Cynthia x

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  25. So very pretty. I love all the sewing embellishments too. Thank you for joining Little Claire in our first blog challenge. xxGaynor LCDT

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  26. beautiful card as always Paula, thank you so much for sharing it with us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week. Hugs Elizabeth xxx

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  27. thanks for joining us on karen doodles nl
    super card

    gr anja kddt-nl

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  28. Such a cute card!
    Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
    Helen x

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  29. Oh wow! That's fabulous! Thanks for taking up our challenge at Creative Craft World.
    Sue x

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  30. A beautiful card and love the background papers. Good luck and thanks for joining us at Little Claire for our first challenge, Carol S. LCDT xx

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  31. ADORABLE and love the embellishments!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood! We hope you'll come back again next challenge for more fun!!

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  32. WOW, you are the challenge queen with this lovely entry! What a great image and you have done such a nice job with the embellishments and papers. Love the addition of the tape measure. Thanks for joining the fun a the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  33. Really pretty card Paula, Expect your DH will love it! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

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  34. Wow Beautiful card, and fabulous design and layout,

    thanks for sharing with us at Secret Crafter: 120 Valentines

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :) x.
    SCSC DT

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  35. Awesome card. Wow, you did hit a lot of challenges. LOL

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew and Sew Many Challenges.

    Mari

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  36. wow gorjuss. so love house mouse. love the tape measure too. ty for joining us at crafty sentiments xx

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  37. Gorgeous card Paula, fabulous colouring of the adorable image and the addition of the twill tape measure and thimble finish it perfectly.

    So glad you could join us at the House Mouse and Friends challenge,
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  38. Gorgeous card, so much detail and it all works beautifully together, that font is perfect too! thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge and good luck
    Claire xx

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  39. This is gorgeous Paula, thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's with it.
    Ann x

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  40. Ah this is so sweet, I love it and sure your Hubby will too. Thanks for playing on Rainbow Lady this week and Ellephatastic this month, Love Hazelxoxo

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  41. Very pretty card! Thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug!

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  42. Stunning card,beautiful image and detail thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
    andrea

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  43. A gorgeous card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World for our Love Challenge.
    Choccy x

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  44. LOVE the image and design. Fantastic HM card. Great take on our HEARTS challenge! Thanks so much for playing along with us at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge & for adding GDT to your link! :)

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  45. VRey pretty card I particularly like the way you have used the measuring tape. Thanks for playing along at Carmadfairy's Digi Days 1st Challenge.
    Carol Ann xx

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  46. Ahhhh such a cute card, love the sentiment and that gorgeous tape ribbon. Thank you so much for joining us at Craft your Passion this week.
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  47. Have my other DT hat on, Just love your card. Thank you so much for joining in at Ellephantastic this month, Good luck in the draw..
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  48. This is such a fun card! Love the decoupage image you selected and the awesome font. The layout is great too. Now I don't think this HM design is an actual stamp yet but maybe us fans can ask them to turn it into one! So cute!

    Thanks for playing in the WoodwareUSA challenge this week. Good luck!

    Kerry
    WWDT

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  49. hi hun i just love it, thanks for playing along at cardmadfairy's digi days xxx

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  50. Beautiful card...Love the image and papers...Great take on my sketch...Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge..
    Mandy x

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  51. Brilliant card!!!
    thanks for playing at the pixie cottage
    hugs
    sadia

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  52. Beautiful card, Paula! Lovely image and I love the measuring tape! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

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  53. This is so sweet and darlin g. your tape measure ribbon is perfect. He is going to love it. Thanks for joinging us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!

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  54. Amazing card and thanks for joining the Digi Days challenge.

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  55. Hi Paula
    A gorgeous card love the image,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz,
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  56. SUPER CUTE! No...ADORABLE!!! :) I just love this stamp...and your design is wonderful! Thanks for playing the challenge with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge Blog!

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  57. That is a sweet card! I love house mouse. Thank you for joining The Pixie Cottage Challenge.

    Hugs,
    Nanda

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  58. Wow, Your use of twill tape ribbon as a design element is beautiful! So glad you joined our challenge on WWUSA blog this week!!

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  59. Gorgeous card, love that ribbon. Thanks for taking part in our challenge this month and good luck.
    Michelle
    Ellephantastic DT
    xx

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  60. Gorgeous cute HM creation stunning image great distressing lovely DPs great take on the chall. thanks for sharing with us at HM & Friends monday chall. thanks for showing an interest in the GD spot..


    smiles Christine xx

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  61. Sew cute, Thank you for joining House Mouse challenge
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x
    House Mouse GD for January

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  62. your house mouse is adorable, your hubby is going to love it. Thanks for playing with us at the Paper Pretties challenge, your card is perfect for it.

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  63. Great card -- perfect embellies! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!

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  64. totally gorgeous! love the image! thanks for playing at AIF this week and don't forget about our DT call, we'd love to have you apply
    Tammy
    http://aifactorychallenges.blogspot.com/2011/02/we-are-looking-for-few-new-dt-members.html

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  65. Super cute card! I love how you distressed it and did all the layering.

    Thanks for taking the challenge this week at Frosted Designs!

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  66. Such a sweet card! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!

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  67. Great card! Wish house mouses were always that busy in the right way!;-)

    Thanks for playing along at creative cowgirls challenge!
    Marianne

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  68. Gorgeous work, I love the colours. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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  69. Wow wath a cute beauty! Thanks for joining us! Jolanda guestdesinger from KD NL.

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  70. Gorgeous card, love the extra touches like the tape measure and thimble. Thanks so much for joining in with our first ever challenge at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days. Hope you will join us again next time.
    Jenni x

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  71. Oh, very sweet valentine. Thank you for participating in this week's challenge at The Crazy Challenge. Hugs

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  72. Ooooh, this is gorgeous - of course I love the image and I'm a fan of SummerD so I love everything about this card.
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    x

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  73. Fabulous card!
    Thabks for joining us at Karen's Doodles NL.

    Groetjes Ellen

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  74. Hi,

    Fab card, i really love it. Thank you for joining us at Little Claire.

    missyb x

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  75. Absolutely adorable. I really like the cross stitching mice. Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs.

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  76. Beautiful Valentines card, such a cute image! Thank you for joining us at this weeks Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge
    Sue xx

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  77. Gorgeous card. Love the image and the sentiment. Thanks for joinging us at the Sisterhood. Hope you will play again.

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  78. what a gorgeous card! its really wonderful!
    Thanks for joining EAC!
    Hugs, Alex

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  79. Gorgeous, love it.
    thanks for joining us at a Gem of a Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  80. what a darling - love it

    kitten DYSU team

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  81. This is absolutely gorgeous Paula! Thanks for playing along with our “Hearts a Flutter” Challenge this week at Penny’s. Good Luck!

    Courtney~

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  82. I love all things House Mouse, so your card gave me a big smile today. Great sentiment and such a sweet card! Love it! Thanks for playing along at Guylou's Inimitability!

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  83. Wow this is fabulous. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafts and Me for our challenge. luv gina xx

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  84. Simply adorable.
    Thanks for joining us at Fab 'n' Funky this time, hope to see you again for the next challenge.
    Sharon x

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  85. This is absolutely gorgeous. I love the image and the papers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cazt and Fab n Funky challenges x

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  86. Wonderful card! Love the measuring tape accent!
    Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin' Mamas on our Valentine Challenge! Good Luck!
    Hugs! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

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  87. What a lovely card, I realy do like the fun details!

    Liefs, Karen's Doodles NL!

    Renata

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  88. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
    hugs, Sharon

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  89. Super card!
    Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage :)

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  90. Wonderful card!
    Thanks for joining us at A Gem of A Challenge :)

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  91. Super fun card. Thanks for joining us at Going Grey with scrap-creations!

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  92. Love this image!! This card is beautiful!! Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's.
    Cheers!
    Guylou

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  93. Such a gorgeous card. Didn't know about HM decoupage. Thank you! And thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges.

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  94. I simply adore your card! love the shabby chic look! and your tape measure is such a cute touch! thanks for sharing with us at The Pink Elephant this week! xx

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  95. Lovely card.The tape,thimble and sentiment are perfect additions.Thanks for joining us at AIFactory :D
    Lisa x

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  96. oh my this card is amazing! thanks so much for joining us at paper crafting journey and good luck!

    sarabeth

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  97. Gorgeous! Thank you for playing along at Sew Many Challenges this week!

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  98. This is just beautiful. Thanks for playing along at For Fun, however please remember you can only combine our challenge with 10 others.

    Hugs Meera x

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  99. Lovely card ! thanks for joining the pixies this week ! Joyce

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  100. This is so great! Love House Mouse. You picked the perfect embellies to go with it too. Love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Guylou's.

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  101. This is awesome and I love your ribbon! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at DYSU! Hope to see you again next time.

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  102. What a great project! I love the ribbon, it's the perfect touch. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime this week. Hope to see you back soon :)

    michelle
    http://mumoftwoblog.blogspot.com

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  103. Oh my gosh I love it! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

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  104. Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

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  105. what a great card, Love the little tape measure accent. Thanks for joining us over at PolkaDoodles. Be sure to read the rules to ensure you are elligable to be a prize winner.
    Hugs Ashley

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