Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Button it!

Good morning all you lovely crafters, the sun is shining here, for how long one never knows but it sure looks good!
Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Christmas Cards All Year Round.
The theme for this month is Gingerbread men or women.
I sure scratched my head on this one cos I didn't think I had anything that fit the bill, but in one of my not used so much cupboards out popped this little fellow.
We are also required to include Ribbon and at least 3 Buttons.
Anyone spot the deliberate mistake......Hee Hee.
Got me 3 buttons out to use, finished and photographed the card, loaded up and  'What'  forgot to stick the 3rd one on, should have been on top of the ribbon lol...... so let's just pretend eh!!!
Only got a couple of pics will upload inside later. Not happy with this one at all, just don't like it.

Kraft card for card base.
Stamp - Creative Expressions, Christmas designer Set 2, coloured with distress inks and promarkers, added viva décor as icing to gingerbread man
LOTV, gingerbread stamp and sentiment stamps
Memory Box -  Frostyville border
Marianne snowflakes - LR0185 ,LR0124, CR1227, CR1225
Whimsy - tab die
Dee's Distinctively - holly leaves, wreath builder
Ribbon and poinsettias - stash
Have a super crafty day.
Hugs Sue X


  1. Awww,he is gorgeous Sue, love his icing and sparkle,fabulous it.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  2. I love this one Sue, gorgeous card, fantastic colours and the gingerbread man image is wonderful, kate x

  3. This is gorgeous Sue. Fantastic layout sweetie.


  4. This is gorgeous Sue. I love the gingerbread man with the recipe. The colours and details you have added are so beautiful.
    hugs Sue xx

  5. Absolutely gorgeous Sue, such a cute gingerbread man.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  6. Lovely card the little gingerbread man looks good enough to eat. Love Alison xx

  7. How clever including a gingerbread recipe on the front of the card!

  8. Really cute creation, great layout & I love all the layers!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week, good luck! Hugs Shell xx

  9. What a great idea, the recipe works well with all the diecuts. Thanks for joining in the fun at CSAYL!

  10. I don't know why you don't like it Sue, I love it! Susan x

  11. I agree, the gingerbread challenge has me a bit stumped, too, as I don't think i have anything to fit the bill. I'm glad you discovered this little guy, he fits perfectly. LOVE all your snowflake dies and the recipe is a really fun touch. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

  12. so gorgeous sue.really fab design, i love the added recipe and yummy gingerbread man :D

    xx coops xx

  13. I think your photo is great! And I would never have known about the button...silly girl! ;^)
    Love your design, image & recipe! :^) Also really love those fab die cuts you added! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  14. Great card - love the image and the way you've put it all together.

    Thanks for joining us at The Cutie Pie Challenge.

    Helen x

  15. Don't know why you don't like it - it's gorgeous (had to smile about the third button - that's the kind of thing I do) - thanks for entering my CHNC challenge 122 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for May - I'd love to see it there too. x

  16. Wow Sue, this is one awesome card. I love the design, the recipe and that adorable gingerbread man. "Hugs" Carol

  17. Lovely card it all works well together.
    Thank you for joining the lots of layers challenge over at Cutie Pies and good luck x Susan x

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