Monday, 12 December 2011

A little Play time!

When I saw the challenge at Simon says Stamp this week
I just had to find some ME time to play!

Just look at this Simon says Christmas Photo-montage Inspiration photo!
AWESOME isn't it!

Now I just have had the best time creating this one! and with a certain friend in mind!
a Bind it all Christmas gift note book.....

Distress inks, liquid pearls, dotty tape, Chipboard swirl, Marianne Dies,
Echo park music paper, Bind It All machine, Ribbons.....
Challenges I would also like to play as well as Simon Says Stamp are:
2 Sisters - Christmas
Just Some Lines Hand made gifts
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Gingerloft - Winter OR Christmas
Paper Sundaes - Anything Christmas

The Squirrel & the Fox - Christmas
Allsorts - It takes 2 - 2 colours plus white allowed - Shades of Cream and Green
Secret Crafter - All Creatures great and small
hugs Samantha :0)


  1. Just gorgeous, love how all the elements fit together nicely, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

  2. Love your gorgeous tag and the wonderful detail:)
    Thankyou for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges:)
    PS: I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very happy 2012
    Lynn xx

  3. Samantha,
    I'm loving this!!! Yes, the inspirational photo is fantastic, but what you've done with it is WOW!!!! My gosh, all that gorgeous ribbon and the papers and textures and embellies...AMAZING!! :D
    I want more pictures though..LOL.
    Thank you SO much for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox for our challenge.
    Good luck to you and we hope you come back next week to play along again.
    Lisa xx

  4. Hi Samantha
    WOW!The picture really inspired you,didn't it? The gift note book you created for your friend is amazing. Lucky friend! Congratulations on being picked as a DT member.
    Michaela xx

  5. Beautiful note book Samantha, so very pretty, everything is just perfect, lucky friend :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our photo inspiration challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  6. Samantha this is like an I spy project. I can see so many elements from the photo incorporated into this book. I love how it stands up for a displayed piece of art and has the note pages for all those crafty ideas!

  7. what a gorgeous choice of a little creature, and beautiful creation, thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. Hi Samantha
    Thank you for your lovely comment I would love to enter my card into the challenges you suggested but one challenge I entered my card into doesn't allow more than 10 entries with the card . I have got one card in "ABC Christmas Challenge" anyway.
    Michaela xx

  9. Your notebook is gorgeous, Samantha! I love the colours and papers, gorgeous details, and I think somebody is VERY lucky! Hugs Delphine xx

  10. Just beautiful! Thanks so much for joining in at Paper Sundaes this week
    Hugs Julie P

  11. This is lovely. Your friend will adore it. Hugs, Carissa

  12. Absolutely beautiful Samantha.

  13. What a fabulous project Samantha and a wonderful take on the inspirational photo.

    Thank you so much for joining my ‘It Takes Two’ theme at Allsorts Challenge this week and good luck.

    B x

  14. Wow! Just wow! This is so beautiful!

    Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley Challenges!

    love MagsB x

  15. Very pretty! Thanks for joining us at Just Some Lines! :)

  16. This is stunning Samantha, fantastic design and with somany beautiful details - a perfect notebook .

    Thanks so much for joining us the Simon Says Stamp challenge
    Heather xx

  17. What a fantastic notebook! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

  18. Great card love the white and green together look lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week for our it takes two challenge!!

    Emma xxx

  19. Hi Samantha,
    What a gorgeous creation. Love all the wonderful embellishment. Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter's Saturday Challenge this week.
    Big Hugs,
    Andie xx

  20. Cute notebook. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley challenges.

    Liv xxx

  21. Wow - this is stunning it!
    Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  22. Thanks for joining in with the secret crafters Saturday challenge this week.
    Hugs Sonia x

  23. Ooh, gorgeous notebook- I love the shabby chic style and colour tones!! :)
    Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley this time!! :)
    hugs, Rachel x


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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