Saturday, 18 April 2015

Anything but a card

Morning Folks!

Hope everyone is well and looking forward to the weekend??
It's time for a new challenge over at Sweet Stampin' and this time it's 
ANYTHING BUT A CARD
We are sponsored this week by 
I have to admit I struggled a bit with this one, my mojo left the building as sinusitis arrived! I haven't made anything apart from cards for yonks but after much dithering eventually settled on decorating a kraft gift bag:

The Forever Friends stamp has been in my stash for ages, it came from the Glitter Pot sale at least 3 years ago for about £1.25, bargain!! The papers are a mixture of odds and ends from my folders. The banner die cut is by Poppy stamps.
Here's the close up views:


I also paper pieced the little parcel:


Thanks for visiting and for any comments you leave!
I'd like to enter the following challenges:
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything goes
The ABC Challenge - H for Happy Birthday
I love promarkers - Many Happy Returns
Crafty Calendar - Add a sentiment
Aud Sentiments - Birthday Sentiment or number 5
MAWTT - Anything but a square card
Polkadoodles - pink and pretty

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19 comments:

  1. It's a challenge that fills me with dread, Team Jacky have come up trumps! Love this gift bag - the colours are gorgeous xx

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  2. Oh my! What a sweet gift bag! Perfect!

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  3. A lovely gift bag, gorgeous papers and such a cute image.
    Chris
    x

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  4. One would never know you were not in top shape as your bag is beautiful. Thank you for joining us at THE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE! Good luck and please join us again!

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  5. Thank you for sharing your lovely make with us for the Pink and Pretty challenge over at Polkadoodles this time.

    Jenny x
    Polkadoodles DT

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  6. Oh it looks really gorgeous! thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

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  7. A super Birthday creation for our theme this month Jackie, thanks so much for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

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  8. such a lovely bag
    Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles challenge - Pink and Pretty
    xx

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  9. Just love the pastel colour scheme and the cute image on your fabulously decorated gift bag. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this fortnight and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

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  10. Stunning creation thanks for joining the fun in the pink and pretty challenge over at Polkadoodles and good luck.
    Anita (DT)
    http://www.polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. Super cute. Adorable creation. Thanks for joining us over at AUD sentiments this time.
    Love n hugs
    MArie
    PS. A new fun challenge will soon be up and running. :)

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  12. Love these Forever Friends Bears. One of my early stamps and still a fav'. Love the decorated bag, it looks fabulous, especially with those sparkly pink accents. Gorgeous. Hugs, Wends x

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  13. A fantastic project, thanks so much for joining us at MAWTT this week.

    Kelly x

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  14. Hi, Jacky! Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I had to come tell you that I really like the name of your blog! Paddington is wonderful! You're bag is beautiful too! :o)

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  15. Congrats on winning at I Love Promarkers Jacky! Mwah x

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  16. I've got a few of those "bargains" I need to use to LOL! glad you got to use yours on this lovely bag.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
    Lynn x

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  17. This is beautiful Jacky, someone's going to be very happy when they receive this.

    Thanks for joining our latest challenge at Crafty Calendar.

    Jo x

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  18. Gorgeous gift bag, sweetie.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  19. What a fabulous gift bag. It's simply adorable! Thanks so much for participating in our Party Time Tuesday Anything Goes Challenge.I am now your newest follower and would love it if you visited my Make Time To Craft Blog and became a follower too.

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