Thursday, 11 February 2016

Favourite Shape or Fold

Hello friends hope you are well today.

It's time for a new challenge at As You Like It Challenge

and we are looking forward to seeing your favourite card shape or fold.

Here's mine...a stepper


I bought this Presscut Stepper die last year and I am so glad I did as I have had so much use from it. Stamping Mad Janice is a huge fan too!! My good friend Kim asked me to make a Birthday card for her Mum and wanted it fairly flat for posting so the stepper fold was just right. Equally it can be made really fancy dancy and elaborate!! It was also another chance to get out my Neat and Tangled "Hand Stitched" stamp set and use my long awaited accompanying Hoop die too. The card base and patterned paper were free with magazines a while back and the image was coloured with Promarkers to suit. The little Best Mum stamp was also free. All it needed was some pearls as finishing touches.

I am going to play at these challenges

Cardz 4 Galz #15 - Fantastic florals
Penny Black and More - Anything Goes + Stamp and dies
Lil patch of crafty friends #27 - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion #298 - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart #98 - Anything Goes
Seven Hills Crafts February Challenge - Fancy folds

Thank you for stopping by today, it's much appreciated xx



40 comments:

Squirrel x said...

So pretty Sarah! Love stepper cards, and the tapestry look is just gorgeous. Brilliant. Hugs xx

Laine said...

I agree Sarah, such a fabulous die and so useful! A really pretty card and sure to be loved.
Laine
xx

Jane Savage said...

A stepper card is one of my faves too, Sarah (note to self: must get my die set out)! Love that uber pretty paper and that embroidery hoop looks fab! xxx

Gerrie's kaarten said...

Prachtige kaart Sarah .Vrolijke kleuren heb je gebruikt
Groetjes Gerrie

Pamellia Johnson said...

This is beautiful Sarah!Love those papers, I've never purchased a magazine that had free stuff in it...I'm obviously buying the wrong magazines!! tee hee

Lucy Woods said...

Oh your steppers are always so awesome Sarah!! And I love that hoop image! So gorgeous!
Lucy x

Jenny L said...

Hi Sarah,
what a brilliant card, and such lovely papers too.
Super image and brilliant design.
So glad you are getting good use of the stepper die.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card, love the delicate image and pastel colours. Elaine

*Vicki* said...

Wow! This is so pretty!! I love your design with the folds, papers and especially the theme!! I used to do so much cross-stitch back in the day!! :) I have missed it!! HUGS

Patricia said...

Wow! that's a really pretty card, great colours.
I forgot about my Stepper Die, must get it out again and use.
Have a great weekend
Patricia x

Chrissy said...

So very pretty Sarah..love the softness in the colours and love the stepper design..beautiful.

Luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

This is so pretty Sarah, a fabulous design and lovely image.
Pauline
x

Veerle said...

Such a sweet lovely card Sarah. Love the shape.
Hugs, Veerle

Carol S. said...

Pretty card and love the papers and dies. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Brenda said...

This is GORGEOUS! Going to bring a smile to Mum's face definitely. Thanks for sharing your story about Mog, it made me smile imagining the planning he must have done to carry out the escape of the bunnies:). Thanks for your visits!

brenda said...

Loving the shape of your card Sarah and very pretty colours and paper which has a real homely feel to it.

Many thanks for joining in with our February theme at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliantly designed card...enjoy your weekend.xx
 {aNNie}

Janice said...

Lol, and I'm just making my card for this challenge now...using said die!
Love your card Sarah and I love your choice of fold! Jx

nnalorac said...

Love your pretty card, Sarah. Lovely papers and image. Have ready made ones lurking in a drawer somewhere! Have a great weekend. Carol xx

Debs said...

Beautiful card Sarah - love the stepper design and that fabulous hoop die.
Super pretty DP's too.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

Liz McGuire, said...

This is so pretty, love those stamps, Liz x

Annette said...

Oh dear, I think I may need that die. Argh!!!! Gorgeous Sarah.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh that's gorgeous Sarah. Love the card design and pretty papers and that tapestry ring die is so fab! Gorgeous card hun. Hugs, Wends x

linda said...

the papers are so pretty and i love the tiny scallop edges on this beautiful card! the step style suits it perfectly. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more.
linda

MaryH said...

This has been a very versatile die for you for certain, as you've made so many pretty cards with it. Love this one, with the delicate & cheery patterns of the papers. Really love the embroidery hoop die with the tiny crosstitch motif. Gosh, I've never seen this image before, and it is so pretty, and just exactly right for a sweet Mom's birthday.

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Very pretty card Sarah, you made great use of the hoop die. Have a lovely weekend!

Love and hugs
Maarit

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh what a fab card Sarah! Love that stitched image too, bet your friend's mum loved it!

Wendy said...

So beautiful Sarah, love the design... Still got that stepper die on my wish list.
Wendy xx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Sarah...Lovely card....love the shape and the pretty papers and image....Joolsx

Pollard Carole said...

Love this great shape and what pretty stamps and ides gorgeous love and hugs Carole x

Pamela said...

Beautiful card, so pretty.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart.

Pam x

Lynsey said...

Hi Sarah, this is a beautiful card! I love the hoop and stitched sentiment stamps they are so pretty!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sharon said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz this week, hope to see you again soon
Hugs Sharon DT

Karon said...

This is a beautiful step card! Love love the papers!

Sue said...

Hi Sarah, this is a gorgeous card. I love your pretty Stepper card design - such a beautiful combination of colours and elements. The image is so charming - old fashioned word I know but it just seems to suit it - gorgeous.
Sue...xxx

Asha said...

Oh wow! A stitchy step card. It's gorgeous and I it... big time!
hugs Asha

Helen said...

Great card - thanks for sharing it with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and we hope to see you again soon.

Helen x

Lena's Creations said...

So very pretty. You always have the most gorgeous papers! Fun card fold, perfect for this lovely image!
Hugs,
Lena

Jill Neary said...

Oh my goodness I LOVE this die!!! Such a pretty & sweet card, perfect for Spring! Thanks so much for playing along with Seven Hills Crafts this month!

Keren Baker said...

How pretty- I did not know you could get a stepper die; such a great idea. Really lovely card and love the main focal point! Thanks for joining with the Seven Hills Craft Challenge xx