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Monthly Challenge

Oh dear the blogging is slipping again, but with the gorgeous weather we are having this weekend I'm sure I can be let off. It seems a bit odd to be making Christmas cards with the sun shining but it will be here in no time at all. There are also some really good challenges going in and they are sparking my interest. This week I completed my next Scrap Whispers challenge but that can't be revealed until the last participant has completed their page. I have a few goodies that I have made all photographed now so hopefully i can catch up with the posts.
Today's card is for Lili of the Valleys monthly challenge, they want to see ribbon and lace on the card. So I  made this little card for my stash. I coloured the image a couple of weeks ago, it is from one the latest release of stamps from LOTV. The snowflakes die is from Memory Box and I bought in a sale, it has lay around and I think I've only cut it once but now it has been discovered again I love it.


Helen in the UK said…
I saw your card on the LOTV challenge. Love the shaped card and the music piece behind the image. Lovely :)
Erica said…
Hi Kathy,

Such a gorgeous card! I love the snowflakes and those nice bright colours are fantastic!

Thanks for joining our Lili of the Valley 'Ribbon and Lace' challenge.

Good Luck!


Erica x

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