Wednesday, 15 September 2010


Good morning to you all well it is Wednesday again and that can only mean one thing. “COOKING IT UP WITH KATIE” The recipe today is

1 Embossing

2 Autumn

3 Fancy Fold

Today we are being sponsored by Fairy Knoll


I have decided to make a gatefold card for today’s challenge My image is Ching-chou kuiks “Pick a Pumpkin”I have coloured her with Promarkers .For my backing paper I have used Basic Grey Archaic and a piece of plain beige card that I have embossed. I have distressed the edges .I have used a Martha Stewart punch down the sides of my card. I have then added some flowers and a ribbon to the front. I do hope you like 
Image-Ching-chou kuiks “Pick a Pumpkin”
Backing Paper-Basic Grey "Archiaic"
Punch- Martha Stewart
Flowers-"Crafty Feeling"
Ribbon- "My stash"

I am entering this into
GINGERLOFT Challenge 1"Anything Goes"
PAPER PLAY "Autumn is comin"
CHARISMA CARDZ "Try Something New"  (A gatefold card)
RAISE THE BAR "Orange Brown Green"
THE PAPER PLAYERS "Ann's colour challenge"
STEMPEL MAGIC"Autumn Colours"
ABC CHALLENGE "D is for Distressing"
IN A SWEET PEA DREAM "Show us your Dream"



Jackie said...

Oh this is so gorgeous Doreen, Autumn is my fave time of year because of the colours :o)
Jackie xx

Rose Petal said...

Absolutely stunning Doreen. I love it. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Crafty Chris said...

The best time of the year love the colours in autumn and your card its gorgeous, love the punch detail.
Chris x

Cori88 said...

wooow very very great.

Thanks for joinig us at Stempel-Magie.


Babs said...

WoW Doreen, this is so gorgeous, love all the colours, those papers are so yummy and the image is just perfect.

Babs x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Gorgeous hun. Love it.


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PatR said...

Wonderful card Doreen, such fabulous detail.

Lau W said...

This card is a beauty ! love autumn colors ! Perfect card !

Vee said...

A really lovely design, thanks for playing with Charisma this week. Good Luck!
xx Vee

Lynne said...

This is gorgeous Doreen - love it, love it, love it!!!! xx Lynne xx

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous layout to your card and love the embossed opening Doreen, love the papers and colours and gorgeous image. nnalorac.x

Netty said...

Wow to this one as well Doreen, what a fab design. Everything about it is terrific. x

Heidi said...

Holy Cow! This is just gorgeous! Love the fold you used, amazing card!

Bianca said...

This is a really very pritty card! I love the hidden image! Thanks for playing with us at Stempel Magie! xx Bianca

Rainmac said...

Wow this is amazing, so much detail x

Carla aka scrappypug said...

How lovely! Love the papers and the design... just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar!

coldwaters2 said...

WOWWWWWWWW Doreen this is truly a gorgeous creation it is beautiful, the colours, design and the image are just pure perfection.
Lorraine x

Ann Schach said...

Absolutely beautiful! So many wonderful details! Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

Nadine said...


wow, ein Traum.
Das stimmt einfach alles.
Vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei

Liebe Grüße Nadine

Victoria said...

This is a very pretty car dlove how you have the card opening to the image.

thank you for joining us on abc for the d is for distressing challenge.


Cathy said...

Beautiful card and I love the colours.
Thank you for joining in the ABC challenge this time.
Cathy x

KymKreates said...

Oh my this is so very tantalizing. Love the gate fold. I just made one of those too. You should add this one to the blog too. Give you more chances to win!


KymKreates said...

PS if you look we almost colored her the exact same!

Lauren said...

Adorable! I love the gate fold! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!