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21 August 2012

Oldie But A Goodie: 21st August DT Card

Good morning and welcome to a brand new challenge at an Oldie But A Goodie and this week it's the turn of the lovely Janice who has chosen the theme:


This is the first time I have ever tried this technique (yes I know where have I been LOL) and I have to say I really enjoyed it and will definitely be giving it another go.

Here's my card:

Card Ingredients:

Wild Rose Studio Milton & Co Toby With Bottle Stamp
Papermania Hampstead Papers
Buttons from Stash
Trimcraft Cardstock
Kanban Greeting
String (Joanna Sheen)

This week we are sponsored by Squidgy Digi 

And one lucky winner will receive 5 images of their choice.

To take part in the challenge YOU MUST USE SOMETHING ON YOUR CARD WHICH IS AT LEAST 6 MONTHS OLD - this could be flowers, papers, stamps, etc, however you MUST state on your post which item/s you have used.

Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

A Gem of A Challenge 53 Animals or Teddies
Sweet Stampin' Weddings or Anniversaries
Pile It On 34 Cuddly Critters
Make It Monday 103
Craft Your Passion 124 Power of 3 (3 buttons)
Forever Friends Fortnightly 43 Anything Goes
Lollipop 87 Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss 145 Strings The Thing

Thanks for visiting, I hope you have a lovely day!

Claire x


  1. Lovely card Claire & as you say, I can't believe it's your first time PP - I love it, & really should use it more often, Jx

  2. this is very sweet, welcome to paper piecing lol

  3. First attempt? You're a natural!

  4. This is so sweet Claire ! Love your papers and the cute little Toby ! Have a great day my friend ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  5. Fab card Claire, now you've started paper piecing you will be doing it all the time.

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  7. Gorgeous card with a lovely layout. Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at Forever Friends and good luck.

  8. Ooh, the doggy is so cute! Thanks for joining Craft Your Passion!

  9. This is cute, cute, cute, Mrs D! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  10. Lovely card Claire!! Hugs Frea

  11. Fab card, Claire, love the papers and your cute little doggie celebrating.
    Thanks for linking up with MIM this week
    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Hugs, Sandy

  12. I loved paper piecing can't believe this week we both tried it and loved it.....think I need to practice a bit more with the handmade flowers they seem a little more tricky.

    Kelly x

  13. Really cute, and a fun technique! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion this week! :)

  14. What a pretty card ;o)
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week ...

  15. Hi Claire
    Fabulous paper piecing. Gorgeous creation and design, love your image too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  16. cute and fab!! :) Lovely sweet card Claire and gorgeous papers too hun! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



  17. Such a sweet card Claire, I love the layout and papers :)

    Thanks for joining us at the Forever Friends Challenge Blog Fortnightly Challenge :)

    Tanya xx

  18. Hi Claire, awww so cute! Great paper piecing and papers.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweeet Stampin.


  19. A gorgeous card Claire, love the cute image and design. Thanks for joining us at AGOAC.

    Donna x

  20. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
    My entries are: #165, #189, #217, #227 and #228.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!


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