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Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Let's Go Scalloped!

Hello friends

Firstly congratulations to Lynn who had the winning number for last month's
Charity Kit - your goodie box is winging its way to you.

Today I've gone all scalloped!
This card features the new A2 Scalloped Borders Two -
they are so pretty! 

They vary from A2 Scalloped Borders One in that the bottom edge
is less curved.  My card is pretty simple, I wanted to show off the scallops and keep
that as the main focus.  I've used white card and salmon pink cardstock.
The embossed centre panel is Enchanted M-Bossabilities 
and the tag is Back to Basics Tags.
I am able to pre-order these as well as any other new dies,
just drop me an email.  
(I know so frustrating - we don't want to wait, we want them now!)

Plans for February's Charity Kit is under way...I'm a little excited about this kit!
I am at huge risk of giving away too many details too early. 
(Elliott is watching me type this and giving me a warning look!)
But I am going to say that it is a larger kit than normal so it will 
actually be the kit for February and March.
And .....it contains something that no-one else in the world is going to get 
their hands on just yet... 
Okay he's definitely getting cross with me now! 

Valerie has been making up her kits and has kindly sent me some photos.
The December Kit with some pretty additions of flowers, hearts and butterfly.
 January's Kit - inking the Carnation Creations looks wonderful.
The carnation is often two tone...

Over on the website there is a new section - Pre-Loved Spellbinders.
This is where I am able to offer dies greatly reduced.
They have been used for designing or in classes but still in perfect condition.
It is worth keeping your eye on this category as more will be added each
time I do my 'die housekeeping'.

Wednesday already, it is supposed to be my day off,
that was a silly idea, I've still got a studio/shop to clean! :)
Take care friends.

25 comments:

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, this card is gorgeous. I love the way you use these dies: I don't go much for cards that are overly fussy and detailed, but you always get the balance just right. Looking at the lovely makes from the kits, I am feeling so bad that I am all behind in making mine up :(..looking forward to the next one though! Hugs Carole Z X

Chris said...

Morning Christine,
Well done to Lynne, and Valerie's kits look beautiful. Love your card Christine, just Pink and White is a lovely combination. You are such a tease, I am looking forward to seeing your next Charity Kit.

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Congratulations Lynn : ) I love the card, the new border dies are so pretty. Feb/Marchs kit sounds very interesting! Valeries work is great. Will be watching the pre loved Spellbinders. Thank you for offering them to us, I'm off to have a look now : ) I hope you can squeeze a little bit of "me" time in today after cleaning the studio/shop! Take care.

Elizabeth said...

Hi Christine, simple but very effective card - very you. Will keep popping over to see the pre-loved spellbinders, I am certain you will be able to tempt me.
Happy studio cleaning today.
Elizabeth x

Maggie Phillips said...

Morning Christine.Today's card is a real beauty,I love every thing about it.The sale of pre loved dies is a brilliant idea~I'll be keeping a watch there. I'm really looking forward to the new kit too.Well done to Lynn and Valerie.Take care, hugs to you all,
Maggie x

baconbits said...

Morning Christine
Fantastic card today, I do think that the border dies are often forgotten but they look amazing.
On tender hooks for the new kit - you are a tease.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Really pretty Christine I have just taken ownership of this die and its beautiful! Susan x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, Congratulations to Lynn the very lucky Winner.
Valerie your designs from the kits are gorgeous, well done you.
Christine, your card is truly beautiful, I'm loving the new border die it is really pretty and showcased here in your card, with the beautiful embossing folder and the colours, are so very pretty.
Looking forward to the next kits, you have piqued my interest, you tease !!
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Christine

I love todays card and its great to see the dies used as I have had real trouble using the border dies

The kit sounds very interesting

Hope the clean up at the shop goes well

xxxx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine ,
I love your card today.
Valerie's kits are really pretty.
I am looking forward to your next kit you have us all wondering what it can be.
Your pre loved dies sound great,I will pop over now and have a look. Take care. x.

Ella's Design said...

Such a pretty card, Christine! Those scalloped borders are just stunning...do I need these?! Have a great day! Hugs, Lisa x

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, I love all these curved and scalloped borders, so useful, beautiful card. I look forward to seeing what the new kit is. Emma x

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, Very pretty card I love these borders they are so pretty just wish they would make them a little longer love Jean Z xxx

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Christine, I like the finish when these borders are used on a card, they look very special, plus its nice to see finished kits off, as i haven't started mime still!!!
X Ros

Rosie said...

What a lovely, soft card that is.

SusanP, Kent said...

Lovely card Christine. I prefer fairly simple cards especially when the die is so pretty. It's also nice to see some of the completed kits. I think it's a great idea having a 'pre-loved' section on the website. My list of 'wanted' Spellbinders grows by the day and I'm very much afraid that I'm going to need a lottery win to get them all!
Sue

Wendy L said...

Love those borders, but, alas cannot afford any more. xxxx

lydia jordan said...

Hi Christine,
Love your card, I had this set for Christmas and they are so lovely can be used in so many different ways.
Will be looking a t your pre-loved dies.
Lydia
X

Laura O said...

well done to Lynn,these border dies are fantastic ,will check out the well loved dies ,Laura O

hazel young said...

Lovely card Christine and lovely projects from your kits. Love your pre-loved section of the website will be watching that. Hope you manage to get all your to do list done as well as some time off for good behaviour. Looking forward to hearing about the next kit xx hazel

Janice said...

Lovely card today Christine, very elegant. I really must use my border dies more often!
I'm also very intrigued about the next charity kit, can't wait to hear about it. It's so nice to see the it's made up by others, they're lovely.
Janice x

LoraineC said...

Such a pretty card Christine, getting excited for the next charity kit!!!!! X

Carolyn H. said...

Christine, I really like your scalloped card.
Congrats to Lynn for having the winning ticket.
Valerie, your kit ideas are lovely.
Best wishes, Carolyn

AnneRD said...

A very pretty card Christine, lovely colour combination and design.
Congratulations Lynn, and well done Valerie, you are putting me to shame, I still have to get started with my kits. Anne x

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card. I think I need to start using my dies more as you do such lovely things - mine just sit in storage lol
The new kit sounds amazing hope you are not going to keep us in suspense for long xx

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