Monday 11 June 2012

I always knew I was cute -

it's just no-one else could see it ;-)

Hello blogworld

I've got some good news and now I'm sure you must be thinking you've stumbled on the wrong blog - good news, moi?  Never!!  Well in actual fact - yes!!

I put my my name forward for the recent Cutie Pies DT call and you'll never guess what - I only went and got a place!  I'm really happy as I've been joining in with the challenges since the blog started and it's so nice to be on the other side of the fence, as it were, so thank you ladies for picking me, I hope you know you've let yourselves in for a lot of chaos with me!!!

So here we go, my official first post as a member of the DT at The Cutie Pie Challenge, it's challenge number 20 and the theme is 'Real or Faux Stitching'.

The great prize on offer is from:


The random prize is sponsored by:

- why not pop over, take a peek and pop an entry in - go on, you know you want to!!

And here is the card!  My first one as a Cutie Pie.

Front shot:

Detail of image:

I used:

Digi Stamp Boutique - Lil Pops, coloured with my Promarkers

Nestie oval
Memory Box - Macarena Corner (new!)

(are a real mis-mash)
Do Crafts - Tulip: the blue birds
Prima - Annalee: the red panel
First Edition Papers - Boho chic: the bluey/red/green panel

Anything else?
Ribbon - my stuff
Sentiment - Do Crafts, Forever Friends
Craftwork Cards Candy

And that's it folks!  Looking forward to seeing all your cute projects and real (or fake - like mine) stitching - see you at the Cutie Pies!


A challenge, or two:

Sketch N Stash: Challenge 89 - the new is the image, die, some of the papers and my stash is the ribbon, sentiment, other papers and candy

Cupcake Craft Challenges: Challenge 196 - Red, White and Blue

Quirky Crafts Challenges: Challenge 12 2012 - Up, up and away

The Ribbon Girl: Card challenge - use ribbon or lace


Doreen said...

Gorgeous card,beautifully coloured... the layout, colours and embelishments used are fab.

Christine L said...

Gorgeous card Sarah.... well done on your DT post too!

Christine x

Sarah-Jane said...

Fab card Sarah. I like the cute image. Congratulations on your new DT post.
Sarah-Jane xx

Sue said...

gorgeous card Sarah, fabulous colours and love the image
Congratulations on the new DT position and well deserved too!!
Hope you have a good day

Wendy said...

Congratulations Sarah, that's fabulous news, so pleased for you and very well deserved..have fun.

Gorgeous card, love the fab image and beautiful corner die.(must remember I have this one too and only used once I think so far ooops )

Wendy xx

Kathleen said...

Congratulations!! Well done Sarah, I am so pleased for, very well deserved.
Love the card, sweet image and great design.
Kat xx

Brenda Brown said...

Congrats Sarah and what a really pretty card for your first showing, I love it.
Have a good week.
hugs {brenda} xox

Spyder said...

Very cutie-pie! lovely fun card, thank you for joining Quirky Crafts this time, hope to see you again for our next challenge, starting this coming Sunday evening!!
((Lyn)) QuirkyDT

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the sweet image, Thanks for joining in with us at Sketch N Stash, Good luck.
Kevin xx

Lisa xx said...

Sarah, we are chuffed to have you with us! super first dt card xx

Sarah-Jane said...

I'm back to say 'thank you for joining us at Sketch n Stash'.
Sarah-Jane xx

coops said...

Huge congrats on your new DT Sarah.I love your card, great fun image and really stunning colour combo :D

xx Coops xx

Faye said...

Hey Cutie, this is fabbo news. Well done and well deserved too. Fabb debut card, cutesome imageio. Boo sends his love. xx

catherine said...

Well done to you for your DT spot and why shouldn't you have got one!! this is a fantastic way to start and love the colours and images. Hope all went ok at the party yestrday
x catherine

Karen P said...

Congrats Sarah - another super cute project from you. I'm not surprised you got it your work is very good! Karen x

Vicky said...

Simply adorable Sarah...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card Sarah.

Well done on your new DT position! Proud of ya.

Susan xx

Rachel said...

Congratulations Sarah - you make a fab cutie! Gorgeous card too, its very sweet! Wedgie xxx

Sue B said...

Aww this is really cute Sarah!! what a wonderful image!! I love your colouring and the balloons look fab! gorgeous papers and faux stitching!!
Well done on your new DT position!!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Jo said...

You go, girl!!You'll be a fab cutie pie lol!Gorgeous card, too. Hope alls well with you!
Hugs Jo x

An Occasional Genius said...

Well I always knew you were a cutie...and fabulously talented! Congrats on your new spot hon & fabby card xx

Ribbon Girl said...

Congratulations on your DT position - your card is lovely - thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge to add lace or ribbon. Mary G x T

Jenny said...

Well, you definitely are a Cutie Pie especially since you have made a fab and 'cute' card - love it! xoxo

xxxtglxxx said...

Congrats on your DT Sarah, thats awesome news, and you will be BRILLIANT! :)

Love your cute R, W & Blue card, sweet image and great papers! :)



Kim said...

Congrats Sarah, very exciting! This card is fantastic, love the image and your colors are perfect! They are lucky to have you on their team!

Anita said...

Hi Sarah, congrats on your new DT! I love that challenge blog! Your card is gorgeous, love that cute image.

debby4000 said...

Oh this is soooo cute Sarah

Doreen said...

absolutely stunning Sarah. The image is so cute and your colour combo amazing. Love it.
Many thanks for your lovely comment
Doreen xx

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

Sarah this is adorable! I love the cute image and the colours are so pretty :)

Huny said...

Seems congratulations is in order and also a fantastic card.

Wendy Fraser said...

Stunning card, you are such a welcome addition to Cutie Pie xx

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Sarah, love your fabulous card, that image is great!
Helen x

Caro said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge at Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog

Unknown said...

Oh, what a cute card! Thanks for joining us over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine!