Friday, 28 December 2012

Last Challenge....ANYTHING GOES!

Hello, and welcome!

Are you still over-stuffed with Christmas cake, turkey and mince pies, and egg-nog?.....oh wait.....that's just me, then.....except for the egg-nog....hahaa!

I really don't want to mention how ill I was on Boxing, I won't burden you with the messy details.....and they were messy.....but, I won't tell you how intimate I became with our really don't need to know.....but, I did count every tile, every join in the tongue-and-groove panels, every tassel on the bath-mat fringe.....but, that's not something you'll want to hear about.....

I'm better, now.

Well, would you believe it's time for the very last challenge of 2012, over at Card Crafter's Circle, and because some of you don't have the stamina and strong constitution that I am blessed with......hahaaaaaaaa!.....Pauline (aka Boss Lady.....who hasn't given any of us a Christmas bonus btw....bah humbug!) .....has chosen to go easy on everyone and given us the chance to have a go at 


Our Sponsor this week is:
We are excited to welcome back a fab sponsor, the awesome... KPM DOODLES!  Our randomly drawn challenge winner will receive their choice of TWO SETS of images from the KPM DOODLES collection... what an awesome prize!

I really had a lot of fun creating this card.........I chose to use the sweet Hens and Roosters Set.....loads of different images, including some lovely recipe cards........

I used a piece of Nitwits paper on a white card base,  and drew faux stitch lines around the edges........

The sweet little hens looked like some of the sticker sets I have in my stash, so I chose to use the ready-coloured version of this little lady, fussy-cut the image, and stuck her onto a K&Co sticker frame.....I think she looks right at home, ha......I tussied-up her wing with a tiny scrap of purple ribbon, and added a teeny spotty button......the frame and image were then put onto a lacy die-cut label......well, even we chicks have to have a bit of fluffery, now don't we?......(another just-made-by-me word...fluffery!).....

I sized down a few more chiclets and added them to the bottom .....a girl has to have her friends nearby, after all......

 I typed up the sentiment.....sorry.......well, I thought it was funny......maybe I've been around too many Christmas Cracker jokes...heehee.......Cut the card into a rough arrow shape, edged with ink, stuck on a knotted bit of ribbon and another teeny button......
DONE!, you need to go over to see all the inspiration that's waiting for you.....our Design Team got no time off, over the holiday....and no Christmas Bonus........did I already mention that?

Anne-Marie x



  1. Well, first off, I hope you're feeling better!!!
    Such a delightful card! I love roosters and I love how you used them for a border on the bottom. Great sentiment and I love the added detail to the one's wing.
    Have a great day my friend!

  2. You poor thing, Anne-Marie! Sounds like you are all better now - I hope so anyway!

    Cute card - I love the little row of chicks!

  3. Oh bummers for you, dear. Mussy tummies are so NOT fun, and this time of year is supposed to be fun. Definitely sending you well wishes!

    This card is so YOU! As soon as I saw the adorable chickens, I knew you'd be grabbing them up and creating something delightfully cute with them. The sentiment is totally brilliant, too -- just chicken on you -- total hoot, that one!

    A happy (and better) new year to you!

  4. Oh dear Anne-Marie, poor you. So sorry to hear that you have been unwell, it sounds really nasty. I hope you are feeling much better now.
    Your card is fabuulous, I love the cute images and fabulous colours
    Take care
    Hugs Sue

  5. Gosh I'm glad to know you are on the mend. Either way, that card is adorable and would look good next to my rooster plates. Just saying ;P

  6. I hope you are feeling much better now! No fun being sick over the holidays...
    Fluffery! LOVE IT!! And your card is so happy and fun! I think your sentiment fits this perfectly!!

  7. This is so fun!! cute little chicks!
    Glad you are recovering from Christmas!!

  8. How fun is this card! Fantastic!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

  9. YUK ..poor you could only get better so hope that you are .
    sweetest card Ive'seen today .
    Love chooks .Love this card design .