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Thursday 30 July 2020

Build Your Stash Holiday Hop

What is happening with this new blogger?
Things keep disappearing from my post...?
I am having to put the links in several times before they will stick....
Now the links are just going straight back to my blog...
This is frustrating - I thought issues like this were sorted a couple of weeks ago...

I only recently noticed
which is running between July 25th and August 1st

I have another card to add to this today:

I saw this image by Angie Blom and I just couldn't resist it!
I coloured it with a selection of pens, trimmed it to size and added faux stitching around the edges with a fineliner.

Yesterday I mentioned that I was trying different things with stencils - today I used metallic cream chalks through a stencil from Creative Expressions.

This is a little section of the background I created - straight onto the card blank.

I added faux stitching round the card blank too.

As well as the

I am also adding this card to
the Thursday Christmas Card Challenge
I actually remembered that it was Thursday today (!) so I can join in!!

will you join us?

I will also add this card to Leigh's Linky. 

Christmas in July Blog Hop 2020
hosted by
LeighSBDesigns Art Stamps

Happy Crafting!


  1. what a beautiful card you've made love the digi it's give me a big smile
    hugs ellen

  2. What a lovely card did you make Susan and thanks for joining 52 weeks to Christmas.
    Greetings Miranda dt-52 WTC

  3. What a lovely card with a cute digi.
    Thanks for joining us at 52WTC.
    Liefs Annemarie en Merit DT52WTC

  4. Such a beautiful card, the image is so cute ! Enny

  5. Beautiful card like the snowman on top of the car.

  6. Such a great card!! Thanks for sharing for the BYSHH

  7. Fabulous card Susan, love the snowmen going for a ride too!! I have that stencil too which I forgot about!!!

    Val S - LeighSBDesigns DT

  8. Beautiful card, Susan!! I adore this digi from Angie Blom Digital Designs, too!! Thanks so much for playing along with our Christmas in July 2020 Hop!

  9. What a lovely card, Susan! Such a cute image and a beautiful background. So glad you remembered it’s thursday! Thanks for joining us at 52WTC!
    Jantine DT 52WTC

  10. This is a lovely card, not seen that stencil before. Do you have to “fix” the chalks?

    1. These are 'cream chalks' so no... They set in place

  11. So nice you joined in with this adoreble winter card , thanks and we hope to see you again next time at 52WTC
    Hugs Epie. DT52WTC

  12. I LOVE the image! Such happy traveling mates! The stencil background turned out fabulously! Another gorgeous make!

  13. Great image and stencil combo!!! love the stitching trimming the card!

  14. Great design and wonderful coloring. Love Angie's digi's. Wonderful card! Love it!

  15. Lovely card! Great image. Marjolein

  16. Fabulous festive little scene, love it! Thank you for playing along in LeighSBDesigns’s Christmas in July blog hop, see you in August for Stay Crafty @ Home ;0)


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