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Sunday, 12 August 2012

Summer Vacation

Good Morning folks, welcome to Sunday and challenge #183 at The Crafty Pad.

This week our newest recruit, RACHEL has chosen the theme, which is


Here's my card:

Images from TCP - Summer Seaside Bucket & Shell, & Sand Castle, coloured with Promarkers.

 Sentiment from TCP - Imprints.

Side View
Base card: Papermania Kraft.
Papers - Summer Driggs ~ Flipflopsicle Kit.
Images - The Crafty Pad.
Die Cut - Memory Box Elegant Flourish.
Flowers - Dovecraft.
Extras: Black card (for layering,) handmade posh pins, ice-cream button from stash.

Our sponsor this week is CRAFTY INDIVIDUALS
With this very generous prize

 Prize is 1 A4 sheet Glossy Nostalagia Toppers,
1 Set of Red Rubber Stamps
1 6x6 Book of Backing Papers
Pop over to the challenge blog and see what Team B have created: ALL images are available from

We do hope you will join us this week. Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see who our lucky winner and Top 5 picks are from the Show Us Some Metal challenge.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Thanks for looking, see you soon.


debbi taylor said...

great card as always Ali
Debbi x

Ani said...

What a lovely idea! I love your easel card! Ani
P.S. We have a candy over at Card Mania Challenges, if you're interested...

Catherine said...

Your card is fantastic Ali ! I love all the different elements ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Dawn said...

Great little Summer vacation Card! I love the colours you've used!
Good Luck in your challenges!
Dawn xx

s4rah said...

There's so much going on here! thanks for joining us at Craft Punked this week!

Tinkerella said...

Thanks so much for entering this wonderful project to this week's Challenge over at the Creative Card Crew Blog!

I wish you good luck!

Hugs, Elisa (DT)

Joey said...

Gorgeous card hunny, love the bright colours and great mix of images :) Joey x

Francesca said...

Great card , Thanks for joining us at One Stop Craft this week and good luck!


Sue said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Ali ! what a fab design and layout… so many wonderful details… love the ticket sentiment and the Beach sign… and the bead pins… and the little ice cream… it's all just perfect for a Summer Card!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for my 'Summer' theme and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Ali, I love the little panels you have created and your papers are fab, such a great 'Summer Vacation' card in every way.
Thank you so much for joining us at Willow Sketchie this week.

cotnob said...

Hi Ali, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous.Thanks for sharing with us at Anything

Kibbi said...

What a fantastically intricate card!

rachel said...

brilliant card Ali - so clever - love it to bits! Big hugs Rachel p.s. I'm following now!!! xx

Judith said...

How gorgeous is this! - love the sentiment thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week hugs Judith x

Kellylouj said...

Gorgeous card love the colours, thanks for sharing at WSC XX

Margreet said...

Gorgeous the warm coloured papers....thanks for playing with Willow Sketchie!
xxx Margreet

Twinkle Star said...

Fab card Ali, really love the colours!

Hugs, Estelle xx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card.The images,papers and elements you've chosen go together beautifully.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

paperfun said...

Terrific, fun card. The bright colors add so much fun into this step card.

Thanks so much for joining in our challenge at Creative Card Crew.


Holly Young said...

great card annd fantastic sentiment!

Thanks for sharing with us at PTT!

Holly PTT DT

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hiya oh this is a great card, Thanks for playing on Willow Sketchie This week, Hazelxox

DesignerDiva said...

Perfect summer card!
great job
Thanks for playing at MAWTT this week for our Summer challenge, hope you will join us again soon
Hugs Laurie xx

Steph L said...

Great card. Love the layout and the colours. Super work.
Thanks for joining Craftpunked and good luck!!
Steph xx

CraftyNess said...

Great card and I love the papers and image you have used - the stepper works really well x

daisylou said...

Great work am loving the flip flops.
Thanks for joining us at Craft Punked this week xxx

Bianca said...

What a fab card! I love your coloration! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

nwilliams6 said...

What fun these beach icons are and your card has sooo many cool details on it. I could have used a few of these on my Sandy Beaches card. Thanks for you sweet comment about it.