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Monday, 15 March 2010

Cardvaarks Paperplay Stamp Something Challenge

There is an absolutely gorgeous photo for inspiration over at Cardvaarks this week and I am only just going to make it in time.  I am a little confused as to whether or not Cardvaarks allows one to enter multiple challenges.  If anyone knows the answer - do tell!  In the hope that it is OK, I also want to enter this card into Stamp Something which wants green and cream and also Paperplay's "seeing double" challenge.
I started this card on Saturday and didn't really like it much but it has grown on me now and I know just the recipient for it (even though she hasn't done anything yet to be thanked for). 
The paper is a mix of Me & My Big Ideas and something Julie (just about) let me have on Saturday.  Main images of the lamp and bird cages are Papermania Chatsworth.  I used some corner stamps for the "table" and "tablecloth" decoration and I made the sentiment myself in about two hours!!!

14 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Wow! This is really pretty! Love all the images and fun elements you've add to this! :) Thanks for joining with us at Stamp Something! HUGS

Amy said...

Great card!! I love the birdcages and the colors you used. Thanks for joining us at Caardvarks!!

Julie said...

Very elegant, Lesley - I loved your table idea and it looks fab here!! My new pad of Green at Heart by Basic Grey and I let you have a piece - that is true friendship!! (You were testing my love if you thought you were gonna get another piece!!!) Juliexx

dolcreations said...

This is so elegant...and so well done as usual Leslie. I love how you use your punches for the table cloth. You always think out of the box to come up with such unique and clever ideas! Thank-you for sharing!!!!!

Deirdre said...

Lesley, stunning, love the scene you created.

Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week. ♥

Eisbärin said...

I was so lucky to watch you in action on this card and it is true, you are so good at thinking outside the box! Love how it all came together! Thanks again for a fabulous day!
Love, Alex
P.S. Don't listen to Julie, I am sure you could have gotten a second piece of that paper! *lol*

Eva said...

What a beautiful card! Great take on the photo inspiration! Thanks for joining us at Caardvarks!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
Such a beautiful card!
Love your gorgeous design and wonderful detail!
hugs
kim x

Dawn B. said...

This is a terrific card.. It has a vintage feel to it.. Great job...Great stamps..

Inger said...

Wowwww, your card looks sooo elegant and beautiful Lesley!!!
Love it! :o)

♥ Hugs, Inger

Deb said...

wow, fantastic stamping Lesley, love this!
have a great weekend, hugs Debx

Faye said...

I see you are still making fabulous cards! xxx

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Great work - I love this creation.

So much interesting detail to look at and gret colour choice and images.

Thanks for the inspiration.

Love Jules xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Lesley
love your card's, I took a peek at your craft room, you lucky girl. My husband made me a lovely craft room, from one of the bedrooms,(at the time I thought I would never fill all the cupboards, drawers etc) lol, but I have now run out of space to put all of my stash. As we have 6 grandchildren that stay with us regularly, we are going to buy a cabin for the garden, and I am going to have my craft room in there. Summer it will be great, but I'm not so sure about the winter lol.

Hugs
Sandra (craftynan)