Bit of a mixed batch today...

Today's cards are a bit of a mixture of different challenges from this week.

The first one is for Stacey's Curtain Call #51 to use So Saffron, Marina Mist, Whisper White, Basic Black and Crumb Cake. I so needed to use my new Notably Ornate set and came up with this design!


Stamps: Notably Ornate

Papers: So Saffron cs & DSP from Subtles pack, Marina Mist, Whisper White, Love Letter DSP

Inks: Marina Mist, Basic Black, So Saffron

Accessories: Marina Mist 1/8" Taffeta ribbon, Modern Label Punch

My next card is for Sweet Sunday Sketch #88 and Totally Tilda's #7 to make a traditional red and green Christmas card. I decided to make my little Elf Tilda into a Christmas fairy/elf and prop her up on a bauble!


Stamps: Elf Tilda, Big Christmas Ornament both from Magnolia, Tiny Tags from SU

Papers: Old Olive, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Christmas Jingle Scrapping Kit all from SU

Inks: Real Red, Old Olive from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Scallop Edge Punch, Real Red Grosgrain ribbon, Jewelry Tag Punch, Diamond Stickles

My next card is a very pink one for the Hope You Can Cling To Challenge #9 to make a pink square card with at least 4 other squares on it, Just Add Ink's #38 to add bling and pink,  an altered version of Mojo #147 and Sweet Stampin's #47 Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend. I did actually use diamonds on this card, Dazzling Diamonds that is!


Stamps: Just Believe

Papers: Pretty in Pink cs & DSP from the Subtles pack, Regal Rose, Very Vanilla

Inks: Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, Versamark

Accessories: Very Vanilla grosgrain ribbon, Circle Nestabilities, Pink gems from stash, Heat 'n' Stick Powder, Dazzling Diamonds

And my final card today is what I'm calling a non-traditional Hallowe'en card in that it doesn't use my usual colours of purple, black, orange and green! This one is for A Passion for Papertrey's Awesomely Autumnal challenge to make an Autumn card. Well Autumn is all about Hallowe'en for me! It's also for Papertrey Posse's Petite Challenge #8 to make a Hallowe'en card using Plum Pudding, Hawaiian Shores, Raspberry Fizz and Black! I loved this combo - so bright and funky and would be great for a bright flowers card too. I also used Mojo #27 for the layout but changed where the ribbon went as it would have covered up too much of my image!


Stamps: Friendship Jar, Fall Fillers, Tiny Treats: Halloween all from PTI

Papers: Raspberry Fizz, Plum Pudding, Hawaiian Shores, Stampers Select white cs all from PTI, Basic Black from SU

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Purple embroidery thread from stash, Raspberry Fizz ribbon

And I made a little tote bag to go with the birthday card I made for my friend Jayne yesterday. I used the small All Around Tote template from PTI and it was the perfect size to fit her jewellery gift in that my friend Michele and I bought for her. Just hope she likes it all.


Stamps: Embellishments, Dot Spot

Papers: Blushing Bride from SU, Stampers Select White from PTI

Inks: Basic Black, Blushing Bride both from SU

Accessories: Large and small tag punches, Oval and Scallop Oval punches, Basic Black 1/8" Taffeta ribbon all from SU, All Around Tote template from PTI

And this is the card and tote bag together - don't they look pretty?!

And that's all for this weekend folks. Mini VSN next weekend so make sure you come and join in. 5 fab challenges on Friday night! I'm going to be a hostess for the main event in November again - you know how much I love doing these.


  1. beautiful projects, Vannessa! love your take on the Curtain Call colors this week:) thanks for playing!

  2. What gorgeous projects, so many different styles and all beautiful! Thanks for joinng us at Sweet Stampi' this week x

  3. What fab projects, Vannessa! I so wished you could have been with us today at our make and take; maybe next time eh?!
    I adore your halloween card - the non-traditional colours look super!
    Thanks so much for joining us on A Passion for Papertrey!

  4. Oh my Vanessa...what awesome eye candy!!! Each card is beautiful...thank you for making a card for the Curtain Call! Hugs ~S~

  5. wow, these are all great cards....super...have a fantastic day!

    enjoy *~*

  6. You've been one busy stamper! These are all fantastic cards. So glad you could join us at the Curtain Call this week!

  7. Fabulous use of the non-traditional colors for the Papertrey Posse challenge! Thanks for playing along!-Erica

  8. Love these projects Vannessa, particularly like the little tote bag and card.... gorgeous.

  9. What beautiful cards. I love what you've done with the colour challenge.

  10. Oh what fabulous projects you have here, I love your 'Diamonds' project, great layout. Your Halloween card is one of the best i've seen. Also the tote & card is gorgeous. Thanks so much for playing along with the Sweet Stampin challenge x

  11. These are all gorgeous projects.
    Your little Tilda card is adorable, so sweet.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda for our red & green Christmas challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  12. Lovely set of cards (and pink bag)... love the great colors and the fabulous images you used. Great use of the Curtain Call colors. Thank you for playing along with us. :o)

  13. Fantastic idea using the fairy Tilda on the bauble, it's a great Christmas card, thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda, we're happy to have you. Hope you'll be back for our next challenge!

  14. What a great selection Vanessa. I particularly love the pink card but they are all so good you clever lady!.
    Carol x


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