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The Shabby Tea Room Challenge

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Hey there - I hope you're having a lovely weekend:)
I'm delighted to share with you tonight a card for this week's challenge over at 
It's been a while since I've had time to play in a challenge and I do miss them.
So glad I got time to play today:)
Tracey is hosting this week and SHABBY SUNSHINE is the theme.
We have to use the colours Aqua, Yellow and White/Cream and add!
Here's the sweet inspiration pic....
Photo Inspiration #168

.....and here's my card......
Shabby Sunshine card
Papers are from Authentique-Blissful paper pad and MME Mabel.
The swirly die cut is Hero Arts Flourish die and the flower spray is new from Manor House Creations.
Shabby Sunshine card b'fly

Wish I knew where this chipboard butterfly came from - it was in a prize pack I won -
let me know if you do and I'll add the details:)
Shabby Sunshine card flowers
So glad you popped in tonight to see what I've been up to.
I'll be back tomorrow with my June CARD KIT for SHOP and CROP.....
it's a fun one :)

Scrapbook Boutique July Blog Hop and Challenge

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Hey there!

Welcome to the Scrapbook Boutique July Blog Hop and Challenge

There are two fun things for you to do -  the Blog Hop and the Challenge - 



  • Here's the fab prize you could win - just for hopping.....a totally cute Penny Black stamp set -


 You have one week....the hop closes midday July 17 and the winner will be announced on the Scrapbook Boutique Blog on July 18. Good Luck!

(Head back to the SB Blog if you lose your way - you'll find the complete Blog Hop list....hop and challenge open to Australian residents only.)


  • Next - pull out your craft supplies and get busy with this month's Inspiration Challenge - this month it's ONE FOR THE BOYS !


SBB July One for the Boys

Be inspired by these cool cupcakes and make sure your project is "One for the boys".

Here's my card.....

You Rock Card

I've used Authentique's Genuine 6x6 paper bundle; Papertrey Ink Stamps and MFT Star Dies for my boy card.

You Rock Card music notes

You have until July 31 to get your entry in.

The randomly chosen winner will receive a $30 Gift Voucher to Scrapbook Boutique - what a generous prize!

Full details and linking instructions over  on the blog.

Can't wait to check out your creations.....have fun!








Shop and Crop May Card Kit

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Hey there - I hope you've had a great week!

It's been busy busy here - I'm soooo glad it's Friday - and a loooong weekend to boot - yaaaay!

It's time for another card kit over at Shop and Crop and this month we play with the very vintage Authentique Genuine range....

"Genuine" has this lovely aged, roughed up look about it which I just looooove :)

Here's a look at the cards you'll get step-by-step instructions to make -

A friend loveth...

Friendship is....

Genuine single

Flower close up

Tried and True

Here's what you get in your kit....

  • Authentique  "Genuine" 6x6  36page paper pad
  • Authentique Alphabet and Mini Words Elements
  • Authentique Images and Stickers
  • Prima Vintage Trinkets
  • Prima Lace
  • Co ordinating Coredinations Cardstock
  • Envelopes

Hop on over to Shop and Crop and get all the details :)

I'll be back with more to share soon - including a gift box for Mother's Day and my Manor House Creations blog hop creation - the blog hop kicks off Sunday morning  :)