Thursday, 30 January 2014

My Style

Hello everybody. I hope you are all well today. I can hardly believe it's Thursday again, almost the weekend and more importantly another new challenge at


We would like you to share a project showcasing your "style" be it Clean and Simple, Steampunk, Vintage, Fussy...whatever denotes YOUR style (and don't forget to let us know WHY).

I don't mind admitting I struggled to define my style. I tend to avoid bulky embellishments due to the postal charges these days, so that's "fussy" out. I'm not "C&S" because I LOVE patterned papers far too much to leave acres of white space, although the absence of embellies could make me lean a little that way. My images tend to be cute but I don't do the sweet, girly shabby chic thing either but I do like to use dies...Oh pants...I really don't know!! HELP!! 

I know...my style is just "me"!! Here's an example...


I thought it was about time I coloured a Barry image so matched him to some papers from a free paper pad. 
I stamped the sentiment on to a die cut tab. I pierced holes and used a letraset fineliner to created the illusion of stitching. Oh yes...that's definitely my style!!

I am taking Barry to play along here

Sweet Stampin' - In stitches
Creative Fingers #21 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #255 - Seasonal (Summer...wishful thinking)

Have a super duper day whatever you are up to and thanks for sharing a little bit of it with me!! xx

29 comments:

  1. Very sweet and nice fresh colours Sarah.

    Told hubby what you said and he thought we might give rice a try as well, the paddocks look about ready for it.

    B x

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  2. Let's just say your style is stylish! Another amazing make, Sarah. Great layout and I thought, "hey up, she's got the sewing machine out!" your 'stitching' looks so real. Amazing colouring too. Fan-dabby-dozy!! :) xx

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  3. Even if you can't identify your style hun, we love it. Gorgeous card too, little Barry is super cute, and the colours are fab. Hugs xx

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  4. Lovely card and fab layout, have a great weekend cheers Sue N x

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  5. I love this card Sarah. the image is adorable and the papers so pretty. great layout too. I think you summed your style up by saying its just you. that's how I would describe my style "just me". Michelle x

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  6. Sweet card and lovely teddy image :) Thanks for playing along this time at Creative Fingers! Hope to see you next time too! ♥ Tindaloo

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  7. Hi Sarah, I know what you mean, I don't think I could define my style either! Recently I have seen cards referred to as 'Clean and Layered', which I think may apply quite well. Anyway, your card is gorgeous, adorable image and pretty papers too.
    Sue xx

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  8. Super cute ME style Sarah. Lovely and fresh. So sweet.. Carolxx

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  9. Lovely card, beautifully coloured and I am glad you are just sticking to "your style " as I think that's how we all should be. Hazel x

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  10. Such a sweet card sarah and we love your style ;)
    Hugs
    Vic x

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  11. Awww such a cute card love the image and the layout. Love Alison xx

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  12. Isn't that image adorable Sarah and your cards are always gorgeous whatever your style is keep it up girl because I love it!!! I have no style either as you know if it wasn't for my liquid pearls I'd be lost hahahahaha huggles Sue xxx

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  13. Lovely card , thank you for joining us at Creative fingers with our stitching/ anything goes challenge Hugs Tania (DT)xx

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  14. Wow, your card is crammed full of style hun. It's lovely, and I love Barry bear.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  15. Your 'Style' is lovely Sarah, gorgeous image and beautifully coloured x Susan x

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  16. Lovely colours and Barry is gorgeous... I really must get him coloured in again. I don't think I really have one style - mine jumps around all over the place! Hugs, Lisa x

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  17. Perfect card and love the sweet ted. What great papers too! TFS

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  18. Super cute :) Thanks for joining our challenge at Creative Fingers. Good luck!
    ~ Anne Lise ~

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  19. Love 'your style' of card Sarah - uber cute image and super pretty DP's
    That faux stitching is amazing!!!
    I defo don't have a clear defined style - I just enjoy all sorts of designs and techniques.
    Debs xx

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  20. What a fab card. And I love your idea of stitching, I always always end up drawing mine, so I might try your idea next time!

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'

    Susan x

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  21. OMGOSH, Sarah, he's so adorable! Love that little bit of black stitching you have on there - adds the perfect touch! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week xoxoxo

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  22. oh it looks soooooo pretty! gorgeous image!! hugs! Mojca

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  23. You have really done yourself proud this is just perfect! love it hunny hugs me xx

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  24. This card is adorable, you colored the bear very well!
    Thank you for joining us over at Crafting For All Seasons, good luck and hope to see you again.

    Hugs,
    Milnie DT

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  25. A beautiful creation. Thank you for making "One for the Girls" with us at CFAS, good luck and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

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  26. Aaaaaw! He's soooo cute! Sorry I haven't been visiting much...looks like I've missed quite a few goodies from you.
    hugs, Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

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  27. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Hope to see you back soon again.
    Hugs Anna-Karin

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  28. Love your style Sarah, pretty papers and the cutest image. Carolxx

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