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Saturday, 3 December 2011

Scalloped Green Stripes

Hello Dear Readers,

I'm back again with a card that's eligible for two challenges this week. The lovely ladies at LIM have been very thoughtful and given us a challenge that will help us catch up with our xmas cards,(only another 30 to go!) the theme is Green. While over at CAS-ual Friday's they have a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge where you must pick three elements from their grid. See the title of this post for my choice.

So here is my card.





I cut out varying sizes of scalloped circles with my nesties on some DP by Doodlebug Design, then it was just a matter of cutting them to shape, layering up and adding some glitter. I added a Kraft trunk and a Hero Arts sentiment. I am annoyingly short of xmas sentiments and would have liked to have added a CG one but I am rather challenged in that area!

I've had a busy but good week. On Tuesday I went shopping and got myself some charity shop bargains. I found two blouses and a 100% pure new wool jacket in one shop, total price £1.50 and in another CS I found a groovy suede belt-good as new for £1.50. I also found myself some GORGEOUS new boots (this time M&S not CS) I was so excited as I have not been able to find any boots that will zip up my fat old legs since about 1979! That night I went to a pub gig wearing new boots and belt, (and other clothes I hasten to add! Jodie Marsh I'm not.) met some old friends and had a good bop, unfortunately I was driving so I had to stay off the cider. On Wednesday morning I was up early and very bleary eyed shot off to an auction. I didn't get anything that I went for, but successfully bid for a storage unit that I thought would come in useful for the craft stash.





Not bad for nine quid! What did you do this week?

Thanks again for all your lovely comments and for stopping to look.
ttfn,
Fiona x



18 comments:

  1. Seen scallop circles used a bt for trees [all in different ways] Loosk FAB Fion
    What a great buy too!

    Thank you
    mandi LIM

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  2. Your card is fab and your storage unit looks awesome!
    What a bargain!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. Love your card, it is so fun and festive!

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  4. What a great way of making trees, might have to borrow that idea :) and what a fab shopping spree, got a few of those storage units myself from Ikea but they are holding dvd's hmmm think one of em might find it's way into my craft room :)

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  5. so sweet! such a clever use of nesties!

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  6. What a clever way to make your tree, lovely card
    Anne
    x

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  7. Love your card Fiona and the way you did the tree from the circles is very clever, love the fresh green too.

    You've had a good week for bargains too and I love the storage unit, perfect and for that money even more perfect :).

    Love, Chris x

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  8. What a fabby tree you`ve made. Love it. Well done on the bargain front too.
    Lynne xxx

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  9. This is such a fabulous card Fiona - I love the clean and simple design and the Christmas tree is so gorgeous and striking! Wow, sounds like you got some great bargains - I love bargain hunting! Hope you had a nice week. :) Love, Georgia xx

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  10. Great card, the tree is fab.
    Jo x

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  11. Yummy tree! Love it. (And I never get bargains like that storage unit!)

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  12. What a clever Christmas tree Fiona! I'm impressed with the shopping too - you are Queen of the bargains! I have trouble getting boots over my calves too and found some in Clarks this year - nearly fell over when they zipped up! Vx

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  13. Your sentiment goes so well with your tree, I have not see this idea before and really fancy trying it out. The crown card for the last challenge was beautiful as well.

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  14. Loving the layered scallops for your tree I think your stripes are definitely more fitting for the challenge than mine!!
    Great storage bargain too, could squeeze it in anywhere :)
    Jenny x

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  15. Hi Fiona
    Fabulous take on the Challenge .....very stylish....
    Hugs sylvie
    x

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  16. Seen a few of these tic tac toe trees - yours is very good! Nice, fresh design. Wonderful charity finds - well done! Wish we had some good shops here for that! Spent my weekend, like most of us, making Xmas cards Karen x

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  17. Darling!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  18. Great tree! I love it. And I think you did very well on your bidding. Storage for craft is never enough.

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