Saturday, 5 January 2013

Kraftyhands January Challenge - New Beginnings

Its the start of a new month and a new year, so its time for a new challenge over at Kraftyhands.

This month the theme is NEW BEGINNINGS - so a card suitable for a new baby, new job, wedding, a new chapter in life like retirement... So come on over to and show us your interpretation of the theme.

Anyone can enter the monthly challenges, the only criteria is that you must be a follower of the challenge blog. You can use any products you like, but to be the monthly winner of the £20 Kraftyhands voucher, you must use at least one Kraftyhands or Crafter's Companion product in the creation of your challenge project.

Each month there will be 3 winners, the No1 winner will receive a £20 voucher to spend on the Kraftyhands
webshop and the No1 winner's "blinkie", the other two winners will get a winner's "blinkie" for their blogs! So pop on over and join in the fun!

I am adding this card to:
Make It Monday - Linky Party #121
Sugar Creek Hollow - Celebrate Something New

Materials Used:
Kraftyhands - Stampography Stork rubber stamp
Ranger - Faded jeans distress ink
Memory Box - elegant scrollwork die
Spellbinder - classic circles
Anna Griffin - backing paper
Waco - cream pearl maker pen


  1. This is just gorgeous! Love the decorative swirl, and the pearls look lovely on this beautiful DP! I came over from MIM to visit.

  2. Gorgeous card Mandy, I love the gorgeous paper and the swirls.

    Linda xxx

  3. A wonderful card Mandy, I love the stamped image and all the pearls x

  4. Hi Mandy , Exquisite creation , love the sentiment tag and swirl . The background paper and bling has vintage feel and that image is divine .

  5. oops finger quicker than brain ...meant to say thanks for sharing on Make it Monday and good luck .

  6. I love this Mandy - it is so elegant. Image, paper, pearls and die-cut swirls are gorgeous.

    Jennifer. x

  7. This is beautiful,lovely details and

  8. Saw your card on MIM. Love the colors and for a boy perfect. Love the silver swirl. Great touch. Beautiful card

  9. Ab fab card, Mandy. Lovely and CAS and a really great image which you've used beautifully.

  10. Cute image and love that you've kept it simple. Thanks for visiting me, and remember as my follower you're half way to winning the candy. All you need to do is tell me what you did for Valentine's last year! Good luck!


  11. This is such a beautiful vintage card Mandy. Lovely image and colour. The pearls on the background paper make it so fantastic. Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow this week.
    Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)


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Mandy x