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Sunday, 15 April 2012

Tea with Mrs Tiggywinkle

Hi everyone and welcome to my newest followers...

I've been wanting to make a Tiggywinkle card ever since we saw a hedgehog in our garden for the first time the other day...haven't seen it since so it could be a one off...Anyway, here is my card.
 The stamp is by Crafters Companion and the backing papers have been printed on my laser printer from the Crafters Companion Mrs Tiggywinkle cd. The die cut is Spellbinders labels six.  I've added a charm which is a teapot. This originated on a necklace which one of my daughters got years ago free with a magazine...why any kid would want to wear a teapot round their neck is beyond me but at least it came in useful eventually. I knew I hoarded things for a reason. I've added ribbon and flowers from my stash and a Daisy and Dandelion message tag sentiment which I've layered up with some of the gingham backing paper.
It was my birthday yesterday and I got an absolutely brilliant pressie from my bestest buddy Sue. A new toy! Here it is..
It's a heated gem setter. It's fab, no more faffing about trying to glue gems on. I've used it to add some pink gems to the corners of my card..

I would like to enter the following challenges:-
Craft your days away - metal (the charm)
Joanna Sheen - Someone special
Stamptacular Sunday challenge - Freebie Week
Divas by design - Charmed I'm sure
Crafters Companion - 4 legged friends

Thank you for reading my blog and can I thank those of you who leave me wonderful words of encouragement. Your comments mean a lot to me.

Happy crafting
Helen xx
 

12 comments:

  1. Oh Happy Birthday for yesterday Helen,hope it was a good day.Your card is gorgeous,love the image.xxx

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  2. Hi Helen

    What a lovely present - I have one of those too - they're fab!

    Lovely card - love the image, such a fab design and it looks great with those colours too.

    Be back to see you soon.

    Toodle pip.

    Hazel x

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  3. this is so cute, love that little charm, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week, hugs, martina

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  4. So glad you made your hedgehog card and loving the mathching backing paper. Glad you like your pressie - you deserve it for always being there - thanks xxxx

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  5. This is lovely sweetie. Belated Happy Birthday. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Day's Away this week and good luck.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  6. What a lovely card, love the LO and the image and the sweet little teapot charm, thanks for joining our add Metal challenge at Craft your days away, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT xx

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  7. Oh wow, such a beautiful card!! Lovely colors and a sweet image!!Thanks for playing along with us at SSC this week! Hope you'll join us again soon for some more challenge fun!
    Greetings Elise

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  8. Hi Helen, such a sweet image and a lovely card! Wonderful paper and the gem is just perfect.

    Have fun with your new toy!

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.

    Sarah

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  9. Helen this is a beautiful card and I just love the charm, pink is one of my favourite colours.

    Thanks for joining us over on the Crafters Companion challenge this month

    Pam x

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  10. Gorgeous card and beautiful papers !
    Love your litle charm.
    Thanks for joining our challenge at Craft Your Day's Away !
    Hugs Berit

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  11. A fantastic card hun! Thanks for playing at Joanna Sheen this week! xxx

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  12. Too cute! I love the gingham and patterned paper together, and that little charm is pretty darned adorable. Thanks so much for joining us at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!

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