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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

PIXIE COTTAGE CHALLENGE



One of my most favorite challenges this week at The Pixie Cottage. It is flowers and we also have a great sketch for you to use if you choose. The team has some fabulous creations so be sure to stop by and leave them some love and joi
n us.
My Pixie Cottage image is a very versatile one called Stump & Bench by Sandra Hammer. You can use it alone or perch whatever you choose on the bench. I used a cute Tilda.Something I really enjoy making are paper bag albums.They are so much fun with all the irregularities and possibilites. Mine are usually pretty funky and grungy but I made this one pretty clean and simple. I stitched a green and dotted lavender dp to matt my image on. The stripe was stitched and attached to the album. My flowers and leaves were made from a variety of papers.
I cut out and shaped the petals and leaves then attached as a spray around the image. The sentiments were cut out with a nestie and foam mounted. Finished it off with a flourish and mix of ribbons and fibers.

Supplies: Paper bags, scraps of dp, misc ribbons & fibers, foam dots and Spellbinders Label #14.

Entering Challenges:
Pennys Papers: Anything goes
Crafty Cardmakes: Floral
The Crazy Challenge: Dots & Stripes
Everbody Art: MY favorite thing...flowers
Tip Top Tuesday: Fabulous Flowers
Lets Ink It Up: Anything goes
The Corrosive: Reuse, Recycle, Reduce..Paper bag, papers from scrap box
Paper Cutz: Anything goes
If the Shoe Fits: Friendship
Creative Belli: P...paperbag album
Crafty Creations: Heat it up...summer scene
Thee Paper Variety: Friendship

22 comments:

  1. oh davi hun this is just gorouges really adore those flowers hugs cheryl xxxx

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  2. Stunning, Love those flowers!
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  3. love the cascading ribbons! would love to see how you decorated the "pages" gorgeous cover!

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  4. Davi, this is gorgeous. I love your fibers and ribbons.The flowers are gorgeous. The stitching adds so much, also. Just a beauty!

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  5. Gorgeous, gorgeous card Davi! I love the colors and all of your beautiful flowers!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  6. Wow! Your flowers are so beautiful Davi. I really like the way you teamed up the two images too. A gorgeous card.
    Hugs,
    Sharon xx

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  7. How gorgeous Davi! I had no idea you did these albums...wonderful! I have not made one of these yet, but will have to try soon. :)

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  8. You know, even though I have not made one in awhile, I love paper bag albums as well! Think I am going to start one real soon! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for joining us at "The Shoe" this week!

    -Tanisha

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  9. Stunning creation, fantastic colours. I too love creating mini paper bag albums. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, good luck, Suzanne x

    Check out my blog for my minis and flowers here

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  10. Beautiful card! Love the florals. Thanks for sharing at The Paper Variety :)

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  11. Aww Davi this is gorgeous I love your stamping and totally love those flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Let's Ink It Up.
    Hugs Shirley x x

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  12. This is a beautiful card. I love making flowers but haven't attempted the type of centre you have done - they are fabulous. thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. xx

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  13. Beautiful card lovely colouring and those flowers are stunning! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
    Claire xx

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  14. oooh how pretty thanks for entering it into the challenge at crafty cardmakers
    gill

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  15. What a pretty card! Those flowers are jst beautiful! Thanks for sharing yourcard with us at The Paper Variety!

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  16. Oh this is adorable and gorgeous flowers.
    Thank you for joining us at EAC this week.
    luv
    Debby

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  17. what a great card, the flowers are so lush

    thank you for getting crafty with us at Crafty Cardmakers xx

    hugs
    Judie xx

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  18. amazing flowers! they take my breath away! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

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  19. This is really pretty, love that purple!!! Hugs, Karen

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  20. This is so sweet.. love the flower bunch! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Variety!

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  21. Very pretty :). Thanks for joining us at The Paper Variety!

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