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Sunday, 18 September 2011


As promised, I'm back again with my 2nd post of the day, and some exciting news. A while back, during the summer hols I applied to a DT call at THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE. I didn't expect to hear anything, there were over 30 applicants, so was thrilled when I discovered I had been chosen as one of the lucky ones to join Tracey and the girls!

I love the images Tracey creates and am in my element choosing whichever ones I want to create with! Here's a card I made using the fabulous Nesting Doll #2

Isn't she adorable! I used some freebie papers from a magazine, brown and cream card for matting & layering, some card candy dots and some die cut snowflakes (quickutz.) I die-cut the layers behind the doll with my labels nesties, embossed the cream layer with a cuttlebug snowflakes folder and rubbed over it with Tim Holtz distress ink.

If you want to see more of Tracey's fab designs then head on over to The Stamping Boutique Shop.

I am going to enter my card into the following challenges:
Before I go, I would like to send a big smile and warm welcome to my latest follwers: Melissa, Rebekah, Sandy, Rene, and Diane. I am thrilled you decided to join me! Please pop over to visit their wonderful blogs and see their fab work.   

Thanks for popping in this evening, and I hope to see you again soon!


Catherine said...

Congrats on the design team! Fab unusual image for Christmas. Thanks for joining us this week at Phindy's Place...

jackid said...

well deserved Ali congrats to you love the card you have made
Jacki xx

Lorraine said...

Oh WTG Ali. Congratulations hun. I'm well chuffed for you. Don't you be leaving us mind....grrrrrr!!!! pmsl.

Miranda said...

Hi Ali, welcome to the TSB family, I'm looking forward working with you

Barbara said...

Now that's a different kind of Christmas card! Very nice.

Dawn said...

Congratulations on the new DT spot! Thrilled for you!
I love this card! Very different & very beautiful!
Well done hun!
Dawn xx

purpleprincess2007 said...

Hi Ali, I've just read your "intro" on the stamping boutique blog, firstly I love your card! My eldest daughter is 7 and is also autistic - she adores Russian dolls, I have 3 children so I know how challenging life can be for you, therefor I just had to leave you a comment xx cara xx

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our embossing challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! WTG!

Tamie said...

Love how you highlighted your embossed portion of your card. Your whole card is wonderful and you used awesome colors. Thanks for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

lauren bergold said...

what a totally fun and completely ♥FESTIVE♥ holiday card! i love that digi image of the russian doll and the palette you have used to color her... totally FAB!!!

SmilynStef said...

Love that sweet little doll ... what a fun image for the holidays... so glad you joined our jingle belles fun.

Lori said...

I like the embossed panel and how you inked it to make it stand out! Thanks for playing at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Helen Dooley said...

Congrats on the DT!

Sandy said...

Great card! Congrats on the DT with TSB!