Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Top Tip Tuesday #31

Goooooood Top Tip Tuesday Morning Everyone!

What an amazing number of entries we had into last weeks challenge
 - over 300 - 
Thank you so much to all that took part as well as those of you who left your tips.

Please forgive us if we did not get around you all - please rest assured I did take HOURS & HOURS looking at ALL of the cards to come up with my Top 3 ...and that was sooooo hard - there was at least 50 I wanted to shout from the rooftops about!!!

On to this week......

This weeks tutorial is a very easy Envelope Box by our wonderful Leanne

Pop over to Top Tip Tuesday for information on this week's Challenege..............

Square cards, square 'non' cards, squares on your card..... if it's a square or got a square it can go in the square challenge!

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This weeks fabulous sponsors, who are giving away AMAZING prizes are:

Stash Books

celebrate handmade

who are offering our winner an amazing book:
Fanciful Felties from Mummysam

A bit about Stash Books: Stash Books is an imprint of C&T Publishing located in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you’re craving beautiful authenticity in a time of mass-production…Stash Books is for you. Stash Books is a new line of how-to books celebrating fabric arts for a handmade lifestyle. Backed by C&T Publishing’s solid reputation for quality, Stash Books will inspire you with contemporary designs, clear and simple instructions, and engaging photography.

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This weeks featured tipper will win this wonderful prize collection from

Pizzazz Aplenty is run by Judy Bennet,
and she is offering our Top Tipper this fabulous stack of goodies...

Judy's Bio: Pizzazz Aplenty began with only a bit of bling and some ribbon, but over the past few months, we've added so much more. . . from cardstock to cellophane bags, as well as a variety of embellishments for your cardmaking or scrapbooking projects. , , stick pins, brads, buttons, cords, twines, laces, lots of ribbon, and over 20 choices of colors in our flatback pearls and rhinestones. Our two newest additions to the inventory are The Best Glue Ever, and the Embellie Gellie - tools to make your crafting sooo much easier! Please stop by and take a look at our store: Pizzazz Aplenty. Remember, there's no such thing, as too much bling! Judy Bennett.


 Here's my take on 'Squares'

I got the inspiration for the 'Faux Quilting'  from a card I commented on last week - But I can't remember who! It was amazing - if it was you PLEASE shout!

The 'patchwork quilting' (squares) are sewn onto a piece of gingham look DP (squares) and is then covered in pieces of shiny mesh (more squares) before being adorned with a few more squares and one or 2 circles!


  1. Oh how clever faux quilting! love that idea will have to do a tutorial on that wont you! thheheee Great card hunny :0) hugs Samantha :0)

  2. This is gorgeous Carol love that cute image and the papers and design look awesome.
    Lorraine x

  3. gorgeous card carol.your design is fabulous and i love the sweet image :D

    xx coops xx