Monday, September 21, 2009

Simon Says All Stitched Up ! :-) AND Fabulous news !!

It seems many of you like a recipe, thanks to everyone who joined us last week ,,I really enjoyed coming to see all your creations,, now do you like sewing as much as 'cooking' ?? The theme this week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge is 'Sewing= Faux or Real ,, the choice is yours :-)
We have someone very special in our designer Spotlight this week ,, her name is Greta and she has recently celebrated her 11 th birthday :-) She has made a card for our challenge almost every week and her talent is amazing. Please pop over and leave her a comment,, am sure she will appreciate them :-)She shares a blog with her mum Lisa and you can see her work here :-)

We also have some BIG news to tell you ;-) Kim Piggot has agreed to join us on the DT :-) I am sure you have all visited Cards By Kim
she is the most amazingly talented designer and we are all looking forward to working with her :-) Welcome aboard Kim :-) x x

I have just downloaded this template from Papertrey Inc
this one is called Card Couture. I must admit I found it a bit tricky to make as the pieces didn't seem to fit very well so I did have to make some adjustments ,,, hope it will be easier next time !
I cut the pieces out of plain white card and used Funky Fairys Papercrafts Gorjuss Gingham and It's so Distressing Vol 5. I chickened out of using real sewing and went for the easy option of Faux ! :-)

I used some images from the Yummy in my tummy magnolia set. Chef Edwin is lovely eh :-) I coloured him with copics and sat him on the cutlery,, not very comfy is it :-/ !! I used my new Martha Stewart borgder punch for the fancy edge . This one is called
Martha Stewart ARCH LATTICE Edge Punch

The DT have made some amazing creations for you this week so pop over to the Challenge blog to see them and please don't forget to leave them a comment :-) You may find candy along the way so it is worth the hop :-)
As usual Heidi from Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 shopping spree and she will pay for the shipping too !! :-)

I am entering this into the Roses on Paper Challenge whose theme this week is also Stitching :-) this is the first time I am entering this one :-) I am also entering it into the new Simon Says Stamp competition on the Papercrafts Planet site too :-) There is a fab prize of a Simon says Stamp Exclusives set AND a 2 week invitation to be in our Designer Spotlight :-)
I am also entering it into the Magnolia Down Under Challenge whose theme is anything but a card :-) This is my first time there too :-)

OK now for some candy :-) This Chef Edwin will be available soon in the Simon Says Stamp store but I am not sure when it will be available ,,, sooo this week the winner will get to choose the Magnolia stamp of their choice :-) For further details see the post at the top of my blog :-)


Anesha said...

Stunning project!!!! Anesha

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Wow, this is amazing Lols, just love how its all been made and those papers are just the job ! Just need some receipes to put in it now !


Jo xxx

Kary Sol said...

wow!!! Amazing project!!!!! Just love it!!!!!!!!!

JanJ said...

Ooh this is stunning Lorraine, really fantastic!

Jan x

JanJ said...

Ooh this is stunning Lorraine, really fantastic!

Jan x

Emma said...

I love this...really gorgeous & stunning.
Hugs Emma x

Mephisto said...

WOW, your Work is brilliant!
Great Colors on it!


Pascale said...

Wow Lorraine I am loving this project and I have just had a little browse over your blog some fantastic inspiration since i have been away. I am gonna join in laters just off to have a think. Yes since i have not crafted for a while I need to think!!! Hugs Pascale

ribenaruby said...

Absolutely love this recipe folder, will have to look up the temlate. What a fab border punch, so apt for the theme! Havea nice day Lorraine.

Michele said...

Gorgeous creation Lorraine. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Iris said...

This is a brilliant project! Absolutely amazing! Thanks for playing with us at Roses on Paper!

Iris said...


Oh my gosh, I want one! It looks like the perfect holder for all those special 'Yummy in your Tummy' recipes! ;) I really like the gingham and buttons..very pretty!

Thanks so much for continuing to inspire others and being an awesome addition to our Simon Family! :)


Kim Piggott said...

Wowzers Lols this is stunning!
What a wonderful idea and your image is so super cute and I love your paper and detail!
kim x
ps thank you so much for the lovely welcome.

Timcsoca said...

Gorgeous project Lorraine!I love it the form and the gingham paper!:)

Hugs, Tímea

debby4000 said...

This is gorgeous and brilliant colours and a perfect Edwin.

Sue said...

Hey Lorraine, welcome in to the MDU Challenge! Your little recipe holder is wonderful. Love the colors and that little chef Edwin is adorable, especialy sitting atop the fork and spoon. Really great project. Hope you can join us again soon.

stephanne said...

Yay, so glad you've come to share your talent with us over at MDUC!! This project is the bee's knee's. Edwin doesn't get nearly enough love, but then you come and make something this perfect and kind of make up for all of us Edwin slackers. He looks fantastic on top of the silverware and this template looks like the perfect recipe folder, or just your masterful hand using it? Will have to see for myself, lol. Thanks for playing with us at MDUC, hope to see you play along next time around!!

Debbie Pamment said...

Am sooo glad you decided to come along and play at MDUC - or I wouldn't have seen this little beauty. Fantastic job - love the colours and Chef Edwin sitting there! Gorgeous!! Hope you come along again and play!

Tracey Feeger said...

Oh gosh you did an fabulous job with this file. I really need to give it a try and you have spurred me on. Thanks so much for joining us at MDUC. Hope to see you next challenge.

Kristy Young said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous! I love seeing gorgeous Edwin used! So glad you joined us your work is amazing! Thanks for joining in with Magnolia down under challenges.

Norma said...

This is simply fantastic. Chef Edwin is adorable. Love the colours and beautifully coloured. Thanks for the inspiration. I'd love to make one of these to one day. And thanks for playing with us at MDUC.

Rosette said...

What a lovely project Lols!! It's brilliant and fun! Tat Edwin is a charme, don't you think?! :) Thanks for playing i my challenge at rOP, good luck! :)