Friday 21 March 2014


Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Today is the next challenge at the 

Where Team Icicles are showcasing their beautiful creations, with little old me hosting with the theme of

Paint the Town Red
(Use lots of red on your card)

we have two fabulous sponsors this week, which means yes

Two winners

One winner will win
A prize 
Crafty Ribbons


One will win
3 Digital images
Crafty Sentiments

So here is my take on the theme but don't forget to hop over to the main challenge blog to check out the wonderful inspiration there for you.

Another quick make for me, using the

The base layer and contrast of course is red
Those papers are Kanban
In the main the embellishments are from the Hobby House however a few are from Clickit4Crafts.
So those Hobby House products are the charms, button, stickles, pearls and mulberry roses, see the link in my side bar for the Hobby House.

and remember I still have that Wild Rose Studio New Release Candy

As always I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for their inspiring comments, which encourage me and allow me to hop over in return to see their gorgeous work and welcome my new followers.

I would like to enter the following challenges
Shopping our Stash - buttons and bows (fancy button on top of bow)
Crafting by Design - Use Ribbon
Digi Stamp 4 Joy - Vintage
The Paper Shelter - More than 5 flowers
Simon Wednesday - Glitter it


Catherine said...

Totally awesome Kate ! The image is beautiful and your embellies are as always stunning ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Unknown said...

Another gorgeous creation Kate. Love the image and all those luscious layers and flowers.


Karen xxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Kate, adorable image and beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

rachel said...

what a stunner Kate - wonderful image and a beautiful card xx

KandA said...

Wonderful card Kate. Love the richness of the colours and ribbon and of course the super topper xx

Carol S. said...

Hi Kate, this is a stunning work of art. The topper is lovely and love all the embellies. Hugs, Carol S.xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Another real stunner Kate with a gorgeous image and layout. Your flower arrangement is awesome.

Have a super weekend.


KarinsArtScrap said...

this is stunning Kate.

gr karin

Jane said...

What a fun topper Kate on this lovely card. Your rich reds are really lush. The flowers look so festive with the leaves around them.It's Friday, yippee have a lovely weekend, hugs xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

still stunning Kate.
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}


Nicecrane Designs said...

Absolutely incredible, Kate,,,,, you are always surprising me,,,,,,looooooooveeeeeee it..

sallysbitz2 said...

This is Gorgeous. Love the deep colours x

hugs sally x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab

cuilliesocks said...

Wow Kate this is so gorgeous, I love your design and the rich reds and what a lovely image, hugs Kate x

Whisper said...

Aaah simply adorable, Luv Sam x

*Vicki* said...

So breath-taking Kate!! One of my fave images from EB!! :) The added sparkle on your circle is fabulous! Enjoy the weekend my friend! HUGS

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate
This is a gorgeous card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sandra H said...

Aww this is so pretty what a gorgeous image too!! so beautiful is your card x

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the cute image and the pretty roses.

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Kate and the topper is adorable x Susan x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Kate, such a lovely image and fabulous details.

cebelica said...

Gorgeous Christmas card. I love all the details! Hugs! xx

Julie-Ann said...

such a beautiful card, any one who receives would feel very special. Thank you for joining our vintage challenge at DS4J.
crafty hugs Julie Ann
Digi Stamps 4 Joy DT member

Hand crafted by charlies nanny

Donna said...

Beautiful card!! Love the colours, the button and bow and all the extra embellishments! Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash!

mags said...

A beautiful card Kate. Lovely image and great detail.

coops said...

so stunning kate.gorgeous image and details and i love your rich colours ;D

xx coops xx

Sally said...

You never cease to maze me how you get your embellishments to look just right :)
Another gorgeous card Kate.
Hope you are OK.
Hugs Sally xx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous, beautiful card Kate, sweet Christmas image.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge.



Cards By MI said...

Very lovely. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter.
Love n hugs

Rosie said...

Oh my goodness, your card is fabulous!! I LOVE it!! Thank you for playing along in our challenge at The Paper Shelter! Hugs, Rosie

Merkkari said...

Oh my your coloring is simple stunning :) Lovely card indeed! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Shelter. Hugs, Merkkari

ursula Uphof said...

Gorgeous vintage card Kate. Love the detail
Thank you for joining our challenge at
Digistamps4Joy this week and good luck..
Ursula Uphof DT member

Julie Odil said...

This is beautiful! I'm so glad you joined the vintage challenge with us. Thanks for joining! Julie O {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

America said...

Gorgeous use of image, luscious ribbon, love the rich colors and those amazing lovely florals. Fantastic work!

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