Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Last Papertake Weekly Challenge

It is a sad day for us at the Papertake weekly Challenge, after running for 8 years it's time to pull down the shutters and close it up.

I was a GD in October 2009 and was thrilled when Dawny invited me to stay on the DT! It has been a lot of fun and it was so lovely to get to meet Dawny at the NEC too, we did have fun ;-)

It has been a real pleasure being on the team, we are all good friends and I know that we will keep in touch, it is a sad day but when one door closes another generally opens, so we will see what 2016 has to bring :-)

So for our last challenge the theme is 

Choose Any Previous Challenge Theme!
so that is pretty much Anything Goes, that is a theme too! :-)

Simon Says Stamp is sponsoring with a $25 Gift Certificate 

The DT have lots of prizes on their blogs too, so you need to hope around, leave comments AND enter the challenge in order to be eligible for our blog prizes

I chose the Let It Snow theme and made a shaker card using my new Fuse Tool, LOVE it :-)

I used a Falling Snow Stencil, some White Embossing Paste and a sprinkling or Prisma Glitter for the front, it doesn't show up too well in the photos, but it is lovely and sparkly IRL.

If you like making shakers and hate it when they leak the bits everywhere, then the Fuse Tool is definitely for you! It's so fun to use!! :-D

Thanks for looking. I hope you will join in the challenge and hope around the DT to say goodbye, it is the end of an era!

I will also give away a $25 to Simon Says Stamp

For a chance to win my $25 Gift Certificate to Simon Says Stamp you need to join in with the challenge AND leave me a comment on this post.

Thanks and I hope you all have a Very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Year's :-)


Crafty Boots   Snow and Sparkle
Crafty Cardmakers    Snow
Addicted to Stamps   Winter
Cards Und More   Christmas
Creative Card Crew   Anything Goes
Paper Minutes    Snow

Merry Christmas
Luv Lols x x x


Marianne's Craftroom said...

So adorable,mlove those foxes x

Rosie said...

A wonderful card

Sharon Caudle said...

Beautiful card, Lols!!! So sad it's all coming to an end now. It's been an awesome ride and I've loved working along side you for so many years!! Merry Christmas to you and your family! big hugs!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is fab, what a great card,m Love it. Ive got my image all picked and partly coloured for the challenge. Papertake Weekly was my first challenge I ever entered in 2008!!! So Im going way back to that one and using the sketch from it!!! Hope you and yours have a wonderful Festive Season, Much Love Hazelxx

Furrbster said...

Love this shaker card! Let it snow seems to be a popular theme at the moment - is it wishful thinking lol?

Hugz Tinz

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such an adorable shaker card. It is so generous of the Papertakeweekly DT to offer such awesome prizes on their blogs! Keeping fingers crossed I win your giveaway ! I have entered the challenge!

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine. The foxes are so cute and love the design.
I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and best withes for a happy and healthy 2016.
Hugs Sharon. x

Fikreta said...

your card is wonderful!
love it!
merry Christmas!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Liz's creative corner said...

Oh Lols, i love this card, fab shaker, must check out these fuse tools!!! lol
thank you for all your comments on my blog hunny, here i must grovel and say sorry I am so bad at replying, it's going to be one of my New Year resolutions, so watch this space ha ha!!

I have loved being on a DT with you, Have a Lovely Christmas and a Fabulous New Year too,
Hugs Liz xx

KT Fit Kitty said...

I was very sad to see that this challenge is closing - it's one of my favourites! I knew you had been there a long time - since 2009? That's awesome! Your shaker card is super cute! I loe the adorable foxes! I am hoping for the fuse tool from Santa! I like to make shaker cards too! Wishing you the happiest of holidays, Lols!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I love shaker cards and those sequins make for a beautiful sparkly effect. Such an adorable image and a wonderful Christmas card.

janecrisci said...

Such a sweet card!

Helen said...

So cute! Love all these shaker cards you've been making!
Merry Christmas!
Helen x

Alba said...

I need to put my fuse tool to good use, haven't been able to use it yet, thanks for sharing your card and for the challenge, Merry Christmas and don't worry next year will bring you new opportunities.

ThePurplePlace said...

Sweet as can be and I'm so excited to see how much you are using your Fuse tool!! ENJOY!!

Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for a wonderful New Year!!!


ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card ,love it.Thanks for the chance.
Merry Christmas.

Janeen said...

Such a cute card. I love when other people make shakers but it is so not something I enjoy doing. Merry Christmas, Lols!

Dorte said...

This is just super cute, Lols, love it. So sad to say goodbye to Papertake weekly, I have enjoyed playing along. My final entry is number 22, wishing you a very Merry Christmas.
Dorte x

Anonymous said...

what a lovely ca Lorraine I will miss seeing PTW and the cards you make for that challenge but I will still see all yourp great creations,
the challenge will be sadly missed by many..! thanks for the challenge and all the great themes too!
hugs n love me xx'

Lucy Patrick said...

Wow, Lols, this is such a cute card, I love the shaker aspect and the little foxes, sequins and the trees are also fabulous!

Thanks so much for giving me some inspiration to go and create a card or two for the PTW final challenge (sob sob), very sad news. That is so very generous of you to also put up a $25 Simon Says voucher, wow! I hope good karma comes right back to you!

I hope you had a lovely Christmas and all the very best for a happy and healthy 2016.
XOX Lucy

Valerija said...

Wonderful card. Foxes are so cute.
Wishing you and your family a happy Christmas and all the best for 2016.
Valerija xx

Lynne in NI said...

Awww gorgeous shaker card, those foxes are so cute!

Sabrina said...

Such an adorable shaker card!!! I love your image!!!

Céline said...

cute card
thanks for playing with us at addicted to stamps

Daniela said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at cards and more and good luck.
I hope you had a lovely Christmas.
Hugs, Daniela

Christine said...

Hi Lols awww so sad when a blog closes, you have made a super cute creation for your last PTW post..must check out your links me thinks I need to kick start my card making..

luv n hugs Christine xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fabulous shaker card, cute fox image and all of the embellishments look great. I can just about make out the embossing paste in the background.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


KandA said...

Fabulous shaker card Lols and such an adorable image. so sad that the challenge is closing xx

cm said...

Such a darling card with NN's darling foxes cuddling inside the shaker and the 'wintry wonderland' scene on the outside! The trees, snowflakes and patterned border are perfect special touches! Gorgeous! Sorry to hear that the challenge is closing, but we know you'll still be creating here! Thank you for brightening this snowy Monday morning!

Svenja said...

I like shaker cards very much. Your one is so beautiful. Thanks for showing it on Paperminutes.

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

Your shaker card is SO cute! I joined in with the last challenge too, I am really going to miss them. It is my favourite challenge to play along with each week.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Awesome shaker card Lols. Love the patterned paper edge. So sad that this is goodbye to Papertake Weekly. Loved this challenge blog. Good luck and have fun with your next crafty adventure. Hugs, Wends x

jenndub71 said...

The foxes are so cute! Love the shaker snow idea! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Cardmakers and more!

Mrs Beez said...

Great card, those foxes are adorable and I love the shaker element.Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Jennifer Jackson said...

So adorable! I love the fun shaker scene you created!
--Jen {Newton's Nook Designs}

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