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I'm a winner!

Me a winner I can't believe it! Last weekend was Pencil Lines 3rd birthday so I threw myself into helping them celebrate. I didn't manage to complete all of the challenges but I promise I had a really good go at trying. What have I won, well I'm not too sure but I'll post pictures when the prizes arrive.The first one I entered was Blog hop and I was picked out by Jessica Jo, I also entered her sketch challenge this was the page I entered.

The second challenge was a mini book challenge set by the UK founder of Pencil Lines herself Anna Bowkiss. I had the pleasure of attending a couple of Anna's workshops last year at the Scrapping Angels retreat. Anna is also the lady who took the photo I use on my blog profile, so now I am very pleased to have been chosen as a winner for the mini book. I haven't finished it yet but it will get finished and will be posted in all it's final glory. I'm filling it with favourite things or things I love. I had it in mind to do this project for a while and Anna's challenge has given me the inspiration to get on with it.

Today I'm working on the promised tutorial, look out for the finished article tommorrow. I'm hoping for some decent light to take the photos of each stage.

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