Monday, February 1, 2010

Totally Papercrafts First 'Friends' Challenge and a Blog Hop :-)

Ooh isn't this exciting :-) A BRAND NEW Challenge bog and I am on the DT with some lovely old friends,,I have met 3 of them IRL and would so love to meet Sue and Anne too :-)

Welcome to our first challenge and BLOGHOP

We (6 friends) have started a brand new challenge blog and we want everybody to have fun with papercrafting. So whatever kind of papercraft your doing you are free to join our challenges.
We will list a new challenge every Friday and announce a winner.

We would like to see the theme FRIENDS coming back into your papercraft creation.
You can make whatever you want as long as it is made with Paper and has the theme Friends on it.

We are being sponsored by the lovely Heidi at Simon Says Stamp :) she is offering the winner of this challenge a Hero Arts Cling stamp and some lovely sparkly crystals to complete your card with. Thanks SSS :)


For my card I used this gorgeous new Mo Manning stamp called Bella and Bronte which is now available in the Simon Says Stamp Store :-)
I coloured them with copics and added a little lace stickles to ger skirt I also added diamond stickles in various places :-) I can't remember the name of the papers so if anyone knows please tell me :-) the flower was made using a spellbinders die :-)The sentiment is from a Simon Says Stamp exclusives set

The blog hop starts on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge Blog so if you came here first you may wish to go to the beginning :-) If you arrived here from Emma's Blog you're going in the right direction :-)

My letter for you to collect is 'F'

Now hop on over to the our lovely and very talented friend Anne to see what she made,,, she may have some candy too !!! :-)

This is the candy you could win here :-) Hope you like it :-)

You MUST also enter this weeks challenge to be eligible for my candy prize and the lovely challenge prize donated by Heidi at Simon Says Stamp

Add a direct link to THE CARD MADE FOR THE TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS CHALLENGE any other links will be removed to make it fair for everyone :-) You have until 8pm GMT on Thursday 5th Feb to enter :-) I will announce a winner on my blog on Friday and the list of winners will be published on the challenge blog too :-)


Sue said...

Hi hun
aww gorgeous card, fabby image coloured perfect,luv the embelies, sue.x

lalkygirl said...

fab carndy ,thanks for the chance to win,lovely blog ,off to post my friennds card
lalkygirl x

Anne said...

Morning Lols
We're off and running:)
#Gorgeous card, I love that image of Mo's too
Anne x

Annie said...

Just gorgeous Lorraine and I hadn't realised Simon Says Stamp had those stamps - hmmmmmm must go look.
Will be back with a card asap.
Ann xxx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Lorraine,
great card and fabulous image. I love it.
Fiona x

Sunnie said...

great cards thanks for the bloghop

Off to the next site

Danielle said...

Beautiful card Lorraine! I love this image of Mo's and you've done a fabulous job with your colouring! That flower is gorgeous! Congrats on the blog hop and the new challenge - looking forward to creating a card!
Hugs, Danielle

Doreen said...

Gorgeous xxx

Crystal said...

Lorraine soooo beautiful, LOVE this image and these colors!

lindyloo said...

hi what a fabby image just love it
and great colours you have used god luck with the new challenge blog huggies lindyloo x

Mary said...

Gorgeous card and candy. I'm on my way to finish up the hop and then make my card. I'll be back later to add a second post with my card's link


Anonymous said...

Ahh very pretty card, love the mauve flower..
Good luck in your new venture,
Hugs Angel

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Congratulations on the start of your new Challenge Blog and thanks for the opportunity of the blog hop candy.

Here is my card as an entry into the first challenge and to qualify me for the blog hop entry

Best wishes

Kym xxx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous, beautiful image.

Julye said...

Good luck with your challenge blog and now am off to get things sorted so I have time to make a card and completely join in the fun thanks for sharing Julye

Victoria said...

very nice will try and remember to play - good luck with the new challenge blog x

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Good luck with your new challenge blog hunny, what a gorgeous card! i will definitely get a card made for your challenge this week, hugs Linda x

Powerful Search Engine said...

Hi Lorraine I love the image coloured beautifully and gorgeous papers, good luck with your new challenge hugs Pascale x

Christine said...

Ho Lorraine great image & colouring brill card have enterd my card..thanks for the chance to win..wishing you all great sucess on your new ch. blog...

Hugs Christine xx

ps. the DP I have some Papertrey Ink just like whats on your card..

Crafting Queen said...

Wonderful card, adorable image. Left something on my blog for you. Anesha

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully coloured. I love Mo's images.

Susie Sugar said...

Fantastic card Lorraine love the colours too.
Goodluck with the new challenge I have just been over and entered me card
Hugs Susie xx

Susie Sugar said...

Sorry Lorrain my first go at mr linky is to my blog and not my entry Sorry xx

Mel X said...

Hi Lorraine, lovely card, fab papers and gorgeous image - perfect for this chalenge and coloured perfectly. Good luck to you and the other girls with your new challenge, am sure it will be a huge hit! I could not miss out on this one!

Mel X

Anonymous said...

hi guys so happy to be between you yayaay love the blog soo much ^^

Debs said...

Hi Lorraine
Firstly congrats on new challenge blog and good luck. Secondly - your card is gorgeous - love the colour choice and your colouring of the adorable image.
Great theme for the first challenge - I'm off to get started on mine now.
Thanks for the blog hop too.
Have a lovely day.
Debs xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a beautiful card and oh so cute. Your cards are always so lovely so wouldn't have expected anything else. Lol!!!
Cathy xxxx

agapanthus said...

Another great card! Good luck with the new challenge blog and thanks for the inspiration! Best wishes Karen x

Alison said...

Beautiful card
have entered my card thanks for the chance to win the lovely candy

Alison xx

Georgie said...

Thanks for the blog hop.Superb card

Lorraine said...

Love the colours on this card. Thanks for the chance of winning blog candy. I enjoyed doing the challenge

Mary Lou said...

Hi Lorraine~~wow Mo Manning has such fabby images and your talent adorns them!! Thanks for the great blog hop and chance at gifts!
Mary Lou

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, and I love the image so sweet, great colours too.


Joanne xx

ribenaruby said...

Hi Lorraine, all the best, this is so fab, will be joining in and the image just says it all!

Linda said...

Your card is just fabulous!! Very cute image and love the way you have done the coloring!!

I have entered a card for this challenge.

Rosette said...

Wowee Lorraine, thnks for entering my blog candy :) I'll be sure to make some time to visit the blog hop and enter in yours :) Tc

Joey said...

Hiya Lorraine hun

gorgeous card love your colourchice for this image! I love Mo's!!!

Wishing you every success with this new challenge blog!


ps: sure you are going to meet Sue soon enough.x

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh how exciting! LOVE your card, Lols!! Fabulous colors and love that image and your coloring!! And the theme for your challenge is perfect. Will really try to join in! Now I'm off to hop around! hugs!

Margreet said...

Such a stunning card.....thanks for giving the chance to win your candy.......I also entered the challenge!
xxx Margreet

Piali said...

Lovely coloring with Mo's image!!! Love the shades.Thanks for sharing the fab candy..that stamp set is suuuuuuuuuper cute..yeah! I love owl stamps :)

Mina said...

stunning card Lorraine, I love Belle and Bronte and they look fantatstic with lilac
Mina xxx

Anonymous said...

YAY Challenge YAY candy!! YAY go girl! te hehehee :)

ribenaruby said...

I'm back with a card, it's with mr linky, hope it's ok to combine with other challenges.

Jo Nevill said...

Super duper card Lols, just love the image which is so "Lols" !! Looks fabulous with those scrummy papers.

I've entered the challenge and hopping to the next !


Jo x

Cheryl said...

Adorable card! You are my first stop on the hop but I am not going to jump back to the beginning.

Elenka8791 said...

very cute kit!

strawberry fields said...

Sweet card lols!
fiona x

Annie said...

I think blogger is playing up so this blog hop is proving really tough. I visited earlier in the week but now want to add my card - and I can't for the life in my see Mr LInky
My card is HERE
Great challenge - looking forward to challenge no 2.
Ann xxx

☼ Cheryl* said...

Aww thats such a nice card. I am really starting to love Mo's stamps, they are wonderful.

Jill said...

gorgeous card Lols, I love the mo image and the little charm hugs Jill xx

pinky said...

Ah what a perfect combination, a girl and her dog! Just so nice for this challenge. Hugs

Becky said...

What a gorgeous card you've made Lols! Good luck with the challenge!!
Love Becky xx

Jessie said...

Fab card Lorraine and thanks for the chance to win!

charlene said...

cute card thanks for the fun !

Angela Weimer said...

Beautiful Card. I simply love the doggie. thanks for sharing.

Martine said...

oo congrats on the new DT position sweetie :), such a pretty card darlin, wonderful papers and embellies and such a lovely image which you have coloured wonderfully :)



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