Tuesday 28 December 2010

Papertake Weekly GDT!!!!!

Hi Everyone. I hope you all had wonderful Christmases (is that a word!?!?) and that you were thoroughly spoilt - not just with material goods but with time spent with family and friends and those that you love - that's what I think Christmas is all about. It seemed over all too quickly - I said to Sam last night - 'can you believe that Christmas was only two days ago' and both of us felt like it was days away. You go through months of preparation and then it's all over.......oh well, I've got Sam's 10th birthday on the 30th to look forward to - and he's looking forward to picking a winner for the candy - and New Year!! What are your resolution's going to be this year?
OK - my card for today is very exciting!! Before Christmas, the lovely Dawny (aka Pink Piggy) asked for people to contact her if they were interested in taking part in a very special GDT (that's Guest Design Team for those of you who don't like talking in acronyms!!) over at the Papertake Weekly Challenge blog. As it's one of my favourite challenge blogs, I thought I'd get in touch and guess who was picked to take part - yes, lil ole me!!!! So - this week, the regular DT have got the week off and the GDTs have taken over (mwah, ha, ha). Here's my card:

I've used Magnolia's Tilda with Bee and Beehive, which I coloured with distress inks. I've mounted it onto DCWV card (which I've sanded) and Magnolia peachy dots paper. Then I've added a doily cut with my new MFT die, rolled flowers (another MFT die), flowers cut with a marianne design die, buttons, ribbon and bow - all from Papermania, a sentiment using Hobbycraft lettering and a Bee charm from Bunny Zoe's. I'm loving my new MFT dies - and I've got some others too - so expect to see a fair bit of them in the near future!!!!
You really must pop over to Papertake and check out the other GDT's projects - man, there's some talented people out there!!!! And join in with the challenge, which is 'Be Thankful', it's sponsored by 'Simon Says Stamp'. Hope you likey.......please leave me a comment, it's make me sooooooo happy when you do! TTFN.....


  1. Hi sweetie hope you had a fabbylicious crimbo with your family. Your card is delicious hunni I luuurrrvvvve your Tilda she looks awesome & I love the colours. My eldest son Ben is 20 on 31st so I've also got a birthday get ready for....its so hard as well when its just after crimbo I always end up running out of ideas of what to get him lol. Luckily now he has money so its pretty easy lol.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  2. Aww well done honey and such a gorgeous card too! Glad to hear you had a fabby Christmas and can't believe you now have a Birthday too to sort. I hope Sam has a fabby 10th Birthday! Hugs, Claire x

  3. Hiya Marie!

    Wow, wow, wow hun!, fabulous card, great colour combo and the sweetest image, just perfection!! Congrats on you GDT, well and truly deserved :o)

    Glad you had a great Xmas sweetie, and yes it goes sooooo quickly and all those months of preparation lol!. Hope Sam has a lovely 10th b'day :o)

    Big hugs Vicky xx

  4. Congratulations on your GDT position Marie.
    I love your Tilda card, the MFT dies are fab, and the colours are so nice and cheerful.

    Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left me today, it really meant a lot to me.

    Love Elaine xx

  5. This is gorgeous Marie,I love the warm colours Boy you've got some great punches,maybe just a tincey bit envious.;) Have a great week,Julie.x

  6. aw stunning card marie.the image is gorgous and i love the warm honey colours and fabulous layout :D

    xx coops xx

  7. Such a precious card. Your embellishments are perfect. Love all the honey bees.

  8. Congratulations on being a GD... how exciting! Love your card, it's super adorable!

  9. That is absolutely a fabulous card! I just love all your details!


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