A big welcome to all of my lovely followers and visitors to my little space in the crafting world of blogland! I love colouring, drool over every embellishment and love to 'look' at papers (never mind using them) - some are just TOO good to use lol. I hope you enjoy your little wander through my creative world and would love to feel that I may have inspired some of you in some small way. Happy Crafting to you all and I hope you will stop by again soon!

Saturday, 5 October 2013

The Hobby House Challenge 5 - Roses

Happy Saturday Everyone!! 

It's the start of a new challenge at the Hobby House and this month we'd like to see 

You have until 30 October at 5pm to enter and the winner will receive a fabulous

(postage paid by winner)

Well, like lots of you lovely crafters out there, I do have a little HUGE thing for embellishments - flowers being most definitely one of my favourite embellies, so this challenge is the perfect one for me ..... and here's my little rose-filled creation

I used another one of Elisabeth Bell's wonderful toppers called Snow Fun - I absolutely adore the image and the non-traditional colours are so right up my street! 

The Hobby House have an array of these beautiful mulberry roses ranging from 15mm to 25mm in size and the colour choices are out of this world gorgeous!!

Hobby House items used:

Other items used:
8" x 8" Promises Paper Pad - Lili of the Valley
Xmas Bella Papers - Wild Rose Studio
Memory Box Winterberry Sprig die
Memory Box Peaceful Snowflake frame die
Marianne Designs Snowflakes die

I do hope you'll join us in our fabulous challenge this month and I really can't wait to see what you all create for your rose theme this time!

I would like to enter into the following:
Cards Galore Challenge - Oct Challenge - Flowers
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Oct Challenge - Getting Ready For Christmas 
Inky Chicks #14 - Use two different die cuts
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #147 - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge #111 - Flowers
Twisted Tuesday Challenge - Lots of Layers/Use Metal

Thanks so much for popping by today! Happy Weekend to All


  1. ooooooooo just gorgeous Tracey do love the soft colours so special
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Beautiful card; love the metal joy embellishment. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  3. This is so pretty! Love the colours, beautiful flowers and gorgeous design!

    Gina x

  4. Hi Tracy, what a really beautiful card, I love the colour combinations, and your embellishments, all framing the most gorgeous image.
    Thank you for joining us at CCAYR, and good luck with the challenge, Kate x

  5. What a sweet image. I loved the purple and aqua colors together. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  6. Tracey this is beautiful. The layers you've created and the dies and image are wonderful x

  7. This is utterly gorgeous - what a sweet image. Thanks for sharing your lovely Christmas card for CCAYR 'getting ready for Christmas' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too. x

  8. Beautiful card Tracey, I love your colouring of the image and the flowers.

  9. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for participating in our TWISTED TUESDAY challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  10. ooooooh! this is ADORABLE!!! So cute and the colours are so sweet. I want to give this card a hug! Great job! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

  11. Such a lovely card! So many beautiful details. Just perfect for our "Flowers" challenge at CC&CC. Thanx so much for playing along with us. Joanne

  12. so cute! hi thanks for joining penny's challenge. Steph DT www.cardmakingpassion.com

  13. Way too cute! Love all your flowers! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

  14. So tallented, it's beautiful xx

  15. This is absolutely gorgeous.Love the wintery scene with the flowers and snowflakes. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx

  16. Gorgeous Tracey! Love that image and those toppers are awesome! I have a few and should use more. Thanks for the great inspiration. Your creativity is incredible!

    I am your newest follower and would love to have you follow my blog also.

    Please join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Gloria


  17. Your card is soooooo sweet! Lovely flowers, adorable image, great layout. Perfect!

    Thank you for participating in the Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

  18. Stunning card!! Fabulous coloring!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!


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