Sunday, 5 January 2014


Happy New Year Peeps!

Can you believe we are at the start of a New Year...oh well, soon be Christmas! ;-)

So, to start off our new challenge over at Feeling Crafty Challenge we have chosen the theme


And, our sponsor for this months challenge is 

Hayley Gillie

Stampin' Up Demonstrator

 And the prize for the winner is
a very generous
£20 stampin' up voucher!

Your project must be butterfly themed, it can be a card, a scrapbook page or a 3D project.

 Please check out our blog Feeling Crafty challenge to see the beautiful crafty inspirations from the Design Team. 

Here is my project:

Ingredients used:

Centura Pearl card stock - Pink & white
Foundation coconut white card
Black card from my stash
Acetate (for butterfly)
Kanban butterfly & border clear acrylic stamps
Versamark stamp
Black embossing powder
Die'sire Floral Frenzy 6" x 6" embossing folder
Pink Sekura Jelly Roll pen
Black ribbon


So, to join in with our challenge, please visit the Feeling Crafty challenge blog for more info & for inspiration from our very talented Design Team members.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenge(s):

Through the craft room door ~ Anything goes
Allsorts  ~ Free & Easy
Creative Moments ch33 ~ Anything goes
Simply Create Too ~ Anything goes
Crafty Creations Challenges ~ Anything goes
C.R.A.F.T Challenge ~ Anything goes
The Crafting Cafe ~ Anything goes

See you there!

Until next time,


Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous colours and love the embossed background. Happy New Year to you too.

Linda xxx

Roberta Swisher said...

So elegant. I love the black and white with that pop of bright pink!!
Thanks so much for sharing at TTCRD. We hope to see you back very soon!
Through the Craft Room Door DT
Queen Bee Paper Crafts

Trimgym said...

Lovely creation, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and Happy New Year!


Nicky Wilcox said...

Beautiful card love the cols xxx

Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Hi, Mandy: I love your entry--pretty colors combo. Thanks for entering our Challenge #52 - "Anything Goes"

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Mary said...

What a lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations for our "Anything Goes" challenge. I hope you had an opportunity to hop over to the other blogs for a chance to win prizes there too. We are looking forward to seeing you in 2014.

Samantha K said...

What a great card Mandy. Love the butterfly and the bottom section of the card looks so elegant. I love the random pink dots over the top section too, it looks so effective and adds a beautiful pop of colour xx

Helen said...

Beautiful - very elegant in the pink and black.

Thanks for joining us at The CRAFT Challenge.

Helen x

Dawn Lancaster said...

Mandy, this is just gorgeous! I love the colour combo & the embossing!
Thanks for playing in the Anything Goes Challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month.
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Debbie Fisher said...

Morning Mandy Loving your card fab colours & design Have a great day xxx

Samantha K said...

Hey Mandy, I'm back :P This time with a DT hat on :)
I still think this is fab, hugs x Thanks for joining us over at The Crafting Cafe x

Little Pear Tree

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Angie A said...

Pretty card love the butterfly in the corner! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too! Angie-DT

Gerda said...

Beautiful card! I love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

DT-Member SCT

Cards by Ziggy said...

What a gorgeous make, thanks for sharing with us this fortnight at creative moments

Zoe DT