Thursday, September 8, 2011

Annabelle Stamps Birthday Celebrations ~ Challenge # 1

Hi Guys,

Welcome to the start of AnnaBelle Stamps 2nd Birthday Celebrations!

To kick things off, yours truly and the lovely Sue W are holding the very first challenge right here on each of our blogs and we have a fun challenge for you, our challenge is...

'A  1, 2, 3 Recipe'
~ 1 New Stamp(or a stamp you have not inked up from a set, you can use any stamps you have in your stash or head to the AnnaBelle Stamps Blog to claim your FREE exclusive Digi Stamp to use)
~ 2 Die Cuts/Punch Shapes
~ 3 Bling(gems, pearls etc)

So here's my card:

Last Christmas I received a stunning card form Leigh(Cause I'm Me)and I have it on display on my shelve and I LOVE it so much I CASED it but changed it up a little lol, you can check out Leigh's card HERE!

For my card I used two die cuts and two punch shapes(I know naughty, naughty for not quite sticking to the recipe lol)I used AnnaBelle Stamps 'Stamped For Christmas' Stamp Set and I used the gorgeous ornaments stamps as I haven't inked them up yet lol and I placed my three bling(Sprinkles)in my flower centres.
I have glimmer mist my flowers in Pearl and they are so sparkly but don't show well in the photo which is such a shame as they are so pretty lol!

What I love about Leigh's card is that it looks like a Christmas Ornament and you can hang it from your Christmas tree and to personalize it a little more, you could even add a photo on the front or even in the inside with your favourite photo, which I'm so going to try!!!

Supplies Used:
AnnaBelle Stamps:  'Stamped For Christmas' Stamp Set, Rich Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Cord, White Petal Pack, 6mm Olive Sprinkles

Other:  SU! Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla cardstock, DP By SU!  Tab Punch, Spellbinders Dies, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, 3D Foam Mounting Tape

So I do hope you can play along with us, all you need to do is make your creation following our 1, 2, 3 Recipe and link your post back here using the InLinkz below...

We can't wait to see your creations!

But don't forget there will be other challenges during our Birthday celebrations and there are prizes to be won, here's a little bit of info...

All challenges will finish on the 14th September at 12.00pm AEST, so if you miss the first one you can still catch up!

Enter any of the challenges for a chance to win 1  6 x 4 set of your choice and 3 packs 6mm Sprinkles! Winners will be announced on the 14th September on each of the DT blogs.

To be eligible to win the major prize you must :

- Join in ALL three challenges

- Add your name to the inlinkz code on the ABS blog once you've completed all challenges.

The Major Prize!

The entire August release AND 6 packs of 6mm Sprinkles, value $142.20 (RRP)!

The major prize winner will be announced on our birthday - 15th September!!! So be sure to check back in :)

I hope you can play along!!!

Join Sue K and Stephanie on Saturday as they are holding the next Annabelle Stamps Birthday Celebrations Challenge and I can't wait to see what they have in store!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!   Till Next Time, Take Care and Keep Smiling,


  1. Another totally awesome creation! I may have to CASE your CASE LOL!

  2. Wow Kylie. Such a great idea to make a card that doubles as an ornament on the Christmas tree! Love your card!

  3. This is gorgeous Kylie, a definite 'case', and a fantastic first challenge!! I had to change my recipe just a little as well lol!

  4. Wow.....fabulous card Kylie love everthing about it!

  5. Woo Hoo thanks Kylie. So pleased you loved my Ornament card enough to 'case'. lol I love the pretty white flowers with sprinkles in the middle. Beautiful card.

  6. what a fantastic idea making a bauble card with round dies - I think I might borrow that idea if that is okay with you?
    Gorgeous christmas card and I am sure whoever receives it will treasure it.

  7. This is stunning Kylie, a beautiful CAS of Leigh's gorgeous card! I love the colours and the ornaments look so cool embossed in gold- all perfectly frames by the leafy background!! :)

  8. Wonderful ornament card! Your die cuts are perfect to go with your style!

  9. Absolutely beautiful card Kylie...hope I can play!

  10. Wow that's such an amazing bauble card Kylie, the colours are so rich and the christmas balls are just beautiful!

  11. WOW... what a beautiful ornament card.. I just love the colors :) hugs


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