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This is a blog I use to share my papercraft projects. I make them for friends and family, as well as selling them to fund my craft stash. You can get in touch with me at loumac03@gmail.com if you have any questions or would like to place a commissioned order.

Monday, 10 January 2011

PTD - Challenge #31 - Circles

First of all, let me introduce myself to any Pear Tree Designs followers who aren't familiar with me - I'm Lou (Lou Mac), and I'm one of the new DT members for Donna. :)

This is my first ever DT creation for Donna, so I'm very excited to be able to share it with you. The challenge over at PTD this week is 'Circles', we would like to see you incorporate circles somewhere on your creation.

The prize up for grabs this week will be a GOODIE BAG from Pear Tree Designs very own DT member - Donna.

Here is my card to share with you:

This demonstrates the inside
of the card.

Solid card stock: Bazzil - Kraft
Patterned paper: Basic Grey - Origins
Stamp:  Hero Arts - Everyday Sayings
Sentiment: Basic Grey - Capella Chip Stickers
Ink: ColorBox - Chestnut Roan, Distress Ink - Tea Dye
Rub on: Basic Grey - Origins
Brad: Basic Grey - Origins Glazed Brad
Flower: Jillibean Soup - Canvas Flowers [Brown Letters]
Tools: Martha Stewart - Circle Cutter, Basic Grey - Precision File set, Fiskars - 1/16" circle punch, Basic Grey - Rub on Roller
Miscellaneous: white gel pen, brown fineliner, Papermania - Black shimmer dots, SU! - Linen Thread

So why not head on over to PTD and have a go yourself, I look forward to seeing your creations.

Here is a list of the challenges I would like to enter:
× Let's Ink It Up - Challenge #8 Anything Goes
× If The Shoes Fits - Fashionista Friday #61 - Ribbons & Bows
× PDCC - Challenge #63
× Paper Sundaes - Challenge #51 - Circles



  1. What a funky circle card Lou! Love it :)

  2. Love your card hunny, hugs Aly xx

  3. Lovely card hun, love the flower on the front! xx

  4. what a fab design, i love it
    hugs rozzy xx

  5. I just LOVE circle cards, and this one is simply fab! LOVE it! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

  6. What a cute card, thanks for sharing with us and thanks for playing with us at "The Shoe"


  7. Very clever use of circles, well done. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, Suzanne x

  8. Perfect! You really rocked our circle challenge! Love the papers too!
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

  9. Love all those circles! It is such an artistic card, and we're glad you played at the Play Date Cafe this week!

  10. What a fun card! Love the funky flower you've created with those darling patterns!

  11. Wow this is fab hun...the flower is gorgeous and I love those BG papers...looks like you can use the MS circle cutter better than me...I had a first go with mine yesterday and I made a right mess!! Hugs....Shelly x

  12. Oh my gosh this is so much fun!!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe! :-)

  13. Gorgeous circle card! Love that flower and the delightful papers you used! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

  14. LOOOOOOOVE this! Love that circle--and the faux stitching on the letters! LOVE the layers-everything is AWESOME! Thanks so much for playing along and joining in the fun at the PDCC:}

  15. Beautiful card!That flower is just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck :-)
    Claire xx

  16. AMAZING! I love this card from the inside out!

  17. fantastic! love the colors! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

  18. Beautiful card, love the flower! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!


I would love to hear what you think. Thanks for taking the time to look. xo Lou.

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