Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Guest design slot for Fab 'n' Funky: use beads

This is my second week as a guest designer for Fab 'n' Funky (I'm their guest for the whole of the month of May - and, as there are five Wednesdays in May, that means five challenges).

I have to say that when I knew what today's challenge was I was a little bit worried because I don't often use beads on my cards. I went through a phase a few years ago when I did try to use them, but it didn't last for long - lol!

Fab 'n' Funky challenge 170: 'use beads' is being sponsored by Digi Darla who kindly supplied the image 'night out 2' that I printed out and coloured with copics. I stuck the image on to a piece of birthday sentiment card that was then matted on to some matt silver card.

The beads and hanging flowers are some that I've had for ages - I stapled the thread that was holding them on to the top layers and then used the Craftime flower to cover this up, sticking all the layers on to a white DL card blank.

This is also for:

Facebook a card a day
Aud sentiments 79: birthday
Fashionista 15: shabby or vintage
Inky chicks 3: shabby chic
Ooh-la-la 129: vintage/nostalgic
Heck of a challenge May: fashion
Kaboodle 170: for the ladies
Corrosive 173: mother's day or for a special lady
Love to create 64: for mom or special lady
Whoopsi Daisy: mother's day or for a special lady
Inky impressions 108: mother's day/for a lady
Bloggers challenge: a feminine touch
The stamp spot May: feminine
Let's craft and create 69: one for the girls
The crafter's cafe 16 mother's or for a female
Digistamps4Joy 66: women are special
Squigglefly 1813: it's a monotone kind of day
Mad for markers May: one for the girls (I used copics)
Copic marker Europe 16: girls aloud
Deep ocean 51: let's sparkle
Whimsy 59: anything goes
Papertake: anything goes
Scrappy frogs May: free choice challenge
Catch the bug May: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Glitter n sparkle 31: anything goes
Fussy & fancy 88: anything goes
Inky llinky 14
DL.ART May linky party: anything goes
Make it Monday 139
Inspire me Fridays 101
52 card pick-up 2.18


  1. Absolutely stunning Hazel. Hugs x

  2. Another beautiful feminine card! Gorgeous image, love the all the pinks!

    Thanks so much for joining us at The Stamp Spot for the feminine challenge this month!

  3. Another fantastic card, Hazel! I love the pinks and the beads.
    Thanks for playing along with The Stamp Spot this month!

    TSS DT

  4. Such an elegant card Hazel, love your bead solution!

  5. Beautiful fashion card! Thanks for joining at Heck of a Challenge: Fashion

  6. Very pretty and oh so elegant Hazel! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week!

  7. saw this on the blog earlier - fabulous use of beads Hazel and a great card! Thanks for joining us at whoopsi daisy and good luck x

  8. Beautiful card Hazel - love the elegant image and the bead/flower decoration. Thanks for sharing your card at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
    Helen x (DT)

  9. This is beautiful Hazel huggles Sue xxx

  10. oh wow, this is stunning hazel!!! love the beading!

  11. What a beautiful card! Nice job with the beads! Saw it on MIM139 Make it Monday. I love all your cards! KT

  12. Girly and glam, love it! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy xx

  13. Beautifull. Love the pink and bead strings.
    Thank you for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe


  14. Lovely in pink, beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy.

    Gr. Annerieke
    DT DS4J

  15. elle est très belle, quel chic elle a, biz

  16. This is so pretty, Hazel. Love the pink and silver combo and your colouring is fab. Your beads really make a statement for this special card.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Rachel x
    Fab'n'Funky DT

  17. Such a pretty card Hazel -I love the shade of pink and your hanging beads are very creative! - you have met our challenge so well this week hugs judith x

  18. This is so sweet. I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes May Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  19. Beautiful card Hazel and I love the beads. pat k x

  20. WOW!! Gorgeous Hazel, love the beads and fabulous colouring..

    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  21. What a fantastic wow card Hazel!!! Missing seeing your work!! Beautiful job!

  22. Wow Hazel this is gorgeous. Lovely image and fab layout. I popped over from MIM for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.


  23. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  24. Gorgeous bella!
    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

  25. the soft shades of pink. thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions

  26. Wow! Hazel you were in the pink with this gracious image! Love your beads - so elegant. Beautiful card. hugs, de
    {Creative Smiles}

  27. It's so cute! I'm visiting from MIM.

  28. what a gorgeously girly,elegant card hazel ,congrats of the gdt post...i am popping in from inklings and yarns for a closer look at your fab it
    tracey x

  29. This is a darling card, so cute. I love the colors and the design on this sweet card. Thanks for joining us over at the Corrosive Challenge blog.

  30. Fab card Hazel, love the beads. Thank you for sharing it with us at OLL this time
    Dawn xx

  31. This card is beautiful! I love Thank you for sharing with TTCRD this week.that image.

  32. What a classy card!! beautiful!

    Thank you for entering our challenge over at Fashionista Challenge Blog
    Good luck in the draw! – Hope to see you again next time!

    Eva`s Scraproom
    DT Member at Fashionista Challenge Blog

  33. Very lovely feminine card my dear!
    Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean Challenge!

  34. Beautiful card, lovely delicate pink colours, thanks for sharing at OLLCB x

  35. Very pretty card! I love all the pink. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.


  36. Lovely!! Thank you so much for playing along with us last week at Love to Create Challenge!! Can't wait to see what you'll create this week!!

    Many Blessings,

  37. Great monochromatic card. Love the image coloring
    Thank you so much for joining us at Digistamp4joy. Hope you join us next time too.
    Digistamps4joy (DT member)
    PapillonDigital Designs (Personal blog)

  38. Beautiful card Hazel, love the elegant image and stunning flower. Thanks for joining in with the Fashion challenge this month at A Heck of A Challenge. Hugs, Claire x

  39. Your embellishments are beautiful, love that little chicky! Thanks for joining in with our feminine challenge at The Stamp Spot this month!
    Jess - TSS DT


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