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“Celebrate This” ….. Strawberries!

I made this card for the “Celebrate This” Card Challenge #21 over on the My Minds Eye Blog..

I absolutely adore strawberries, they are my most favourite fruit in the whole wide world… hence they should be celebrated 😉

Below is the sketch for the challenge…

and here is my interpretation of the card layout 🙂

Supplies List :-

  • Card Base and Die Cut Strawberry are in My Minds Eye Mary Mary “Sweetie Pie” Berry Preserves Paper
  • The Die Cut Strawberry is by Sizzix #655297
  • The Strawberry Paper & Border Strip are from My Minds Eye Mary Mary “Sweetie Pie” Strawberry Paper
  • Merci Stamp is by Sizzix #655731
  • Moss Green Seam Binding with a twisted effect
  • Martha Stewart Cotton Candy Glitter sprinkled on the individually cut strawberries on the border strip
  • Pink Rhinestones from my own stash
  • Papermania Rose Chalk Ink
  • Colorbox Frost White Chalk Ink
  • Tim Holtz Shabby Shutters Distress Ink
  • 2.5″ Circle Punch
  • Corner Chomper & Cuttlebug

I cant wait until it’s strawberry season again, I love eating them, going to the staweberry patch and picking my own, I freeze batches of them for the winter months and make yummy jam

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MME Blog Card Challenge #20 ~ loving you more each day…

Something completely different for me tonight, I’ve entered a blog card challenge!

It is Challenge #20 over at  the My Minds Eye Blog.    I follow them on Twitter you see, that’s how I found out about it,  they posted a wee tweet about it last night and I really fancied trying it out….  This is the sketch…

You have to use at least 80% My Minds Eye Products  Here’s the finished card…

I used My Minds Eye Life Stories A Daily Dose Line by Jen Wilson

The flower is made up of 2 mulberry flowers with the petals twisted and adhered to each other with a thick chipboard circle centre with the edges roughed up and topped off with German Glass Glitter.

I also put some hand dyed/crinkled seam binding in too