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Friday, 8 October 2010

Bah! Humbug! 39

I missed last week's Bah! Humbug! Challenge as I wasn't feeling too great ... okay I was feeling sorry for myself and a wee bit bleurgh ... but my fellow 'Humbuggers' were very understanding and let me have the week off - thanks ladies mwah xx.
Didn't want to push my luck with them though, so made a little bit of an effort this week for the 'Cutie' Challenge.  (Emphasis on the 'LITTLE')
I have a gazillion different cuties in my stash so was a little spoiled for choice to be honest.  However I opted for these cute Forever Friends characters for 2 reasons.
* They were close at hand - didn't have to go delving 
AND 
* They are stickers - no effort required at all
PEEL AND PLACE ... job done!
The red foiled card is from Kanban and already beautifully embossed, so nothing to do there.  It was a left over strip from a previous project but was a smidgen too narrow, so to make it fit a DL card blank, I matted it onto gold mirri.  Clever huh?  The stickers were then popped onto scraps of gold mirri and cut around to give them a wee border before popping them, across the front with silicon glue, varying the height slightly 
Then I grabbed some Star Dust Stickles and 'sparkled up' the letters, added the sentiment and ... FINALLY came the hard part - waiting for it all to dry!  
I have also 'sparkled up' their furry hat trims since taking these photos so they're even cuter.
Ann, Irene and our Guest Designer Jenny have put far more effort into their gorgeous Cute Creations, so you must visit and drool.  We also named the winner to last week's prize draw so pop over to see if it was you ... but if it wasn't,  don't despair.  We still have one more Monthly Prize to award in November and there may be a couple of random spot prizes making their way to surprise winners before 2010 closes.  There'll also be the winner of our Loyalty Prize Draw to announce in December for those who have managed to complete 30 of our 2010 challenges.  So all still very exciting!

Now I wonder if Mr. Blogger has reduced my followers list to a decent size yet so I can go visiting.   The thumbnails were absolutely humungous this morning (maybe been taking growth hormone?) so I could only see about 4 posts before the page ran out.  NOT good.

11 comments:

Tasha said...

Max you are so putting me to shame,, i think i have only done 3 christmas cards so far lol!
Love the bears holding the sentiment. The embossed card looks so luxurious
love tasha xx

Aquarius said...

Great card even if it was hard work waiting foe the glue to dry!! I noticed a change in the followers pics too this morning. Glad you're feeling better this week.

Casper said...

Hiya Max,Casper here.

Pleased to meet you,thank you for your lovely comment about my Bah! Humbug! entry.

Just been looking at your entry,love Kanban card it is so lush.Love all things to do with Teddy Bears.Teddy bears are so sweet & cute.
Your care is amazing & oh so cute!

Your other cards have such a sense of colour & dimension.So unique & professional looking!

Ooops,there seems to be confusion as Casper was a boy ghostie - but me a girl!Married & have a little doggie too.

Have a great week end
Big Hugs
Casper
xxx

tracy said...

lovely card, like that kanban red card, must look out for some. good to see your feeling better
xxx

jackiescrafts said...

Love your card Max, sorry I haven't visited for a while but we were away then I've not been so good since coming home and it's taken me all my time to go to work and keep up with my DT stuff. Anyhow I'm starting to feel better now so hopefully I should be back to blog hopping properly again

Hugs Jackie x

Ann said...

Max with your talent it doesn't matter how little time you spend - you can weave magic into stickers and quick tricks so that the finished result is one anyone would be proud of.
Wish I had that knack - I have two card making speeds SLOW AND STOP!
Working all weekend and Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday - oh my!
Ann xxx

Twiggy said...

Soooooo cute, well done
Twiggy x

Irene said...

Hello Max

What a gorgeous card - I love the embossed card and the adorable cutie bears. Max, you certainly know how to work magic!!!!

luv
irene
xxxx

Deb said...

this is stunning, love the gorgeous foiled card and the stickers are so cute! hugs Debx

Annie said...

ooo they are certainly cute! a fabulous festive card.
hugs, annie x

pinkpuppy said...

O what a cute, beatiful card, i so love the forever friends x