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Friday, July 26, 2013

FFC #10 "BLING IT UP" & A special GD!

Hello my bloggy friends!
 Welcome to another Funday Friday Challenge.
This week's Challenge:
"Bling it up"
Starts: Friday, July 26th 12:00AM
Ends: Friday, August 2nd 6:00PM
(central time)
Our sponsor this week is Carri aka Abusybee
and she is offering not 1, not 2 but 3!! bags of skittles!!!
One lucky winner will receive three bags of skittles in the colors:
Watermelon, Slate and Wild Plum!
Carri is also our Guest Designer today!
So let's see what she created!

Carri's card is gorgeous! Look at that fairy wishing
 away some beautiful birthday wishes!
And look how she used her skittles
 on the mushroom!! Darling! I love it!
Thank you so much Carri for being our
 GD and sponsor this week!

Now Here is what I created this week for the challenge:

 I made this card with a special friend on my mind.
 So this will be going to her soon.
My card is a standard A2 size card.
My cardbase is black Bazzill CS.
My first layer is a pretty pink glittery piece of CS by Recollections. The pretty intricate black layer on top was cut from my pazzles machine. I used my trellis punch by Martha Stewart to give the bottom edge of my card
a "girly" lacey look. My sentiment comes from Lawn Fawn's stamp set, " Hello Friend". I stamped it on black CS with versamark, heat embossed it using some light pink embossing powder and cut the
edge into a banner. I used some of Carri's skittles on the ends.
To finish off my card, I added some bling from
Recollections and a cute pink
blossom flower from Bo Bunny which I added
3 skittles for the stamens.
Well that's my card for this Bling it up challenge.
I hope you like it!
Now let's see what the FFC Design Team has created for this Challenge:

Well my friends, it is YOUR turn to show us what
 you can do for this challenge!
Just link up using our link up tool at the bottom of this post for your chance to win top 3 and get entered into our monthly prize drawing.
We have now changed the challenge rules to 3 entries per person per challenge except for the Anything Goes challenges which will be unlimited.
What do you need to do to enter?
Challenge Rules

1. Please post a direct link to your card/project post that includes your challenge,
using the linky tool below.

2. Be sure to include a link back to our challenge

3. 3 entries per person and you must post a separate blog post for each entry.

4. All entries must be NEW and created for the current challenge.

5. You may combine with other challenges as long as you link back to us in your post.

 * All entries that do not meet the challenge requirements
Will not be eligible for top 3 or random/monthly wins.
The monthly prize drawings will only be mailed within the US and Canada only.
You have until August 2nd by 6:00Pm (central) time to link up.
All winners will be announced on Monday, August 5th.
Have fun and we look forward to seeing what you create!
Until next time, enjoy life's blessings~

Thanks for stopping by!
  I am entering my project in the following challenges:
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Penny's Challenge 137 "Bling it on"


  1. Love Carri's card with the skittles. Jo your card is gorgeous and the other DTs have all done a great job bringing it up

  2. OMGosh Jo, I love your beautiful card!!! It's so lacy and girly!! That flower is stunning, love the bling and skittles!!! I also love the color combo, who can resist black and pink?!!! lol Hugs!

  3. Love Carri's card. What a fabulous way to use the skittles.

    Jo, This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the lace, the pink, the bling, the flower. It's all just glorious!

  4. Hi Jo! Thanks for another challenge - I blinged up my ACT card today and entered - and I will be having 2 more to enter as well - LOVE, Love Skittles -whoever wins these are going to be doing the happy dance! You have a lovely card Jo - love your bling! That card is very girly! Pennys Paper Crafting is doing a Bling it on right now if you wish to enter and CRAFT for the girls challenge - enjoy your week -

  5. Hi Jo! The design team knocked it out of the park! Love your card, especially the flower! You are so creative! Hope you have a great weekend!

  6. Beautiful Jo...love all that bling!

  7. Carri your card is AWESOME!! JO, your card is GORGEOUS!!!
    Love! Love! Love!
    Awesome DT projects as ALWAYS!!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

  8. Love your card it is beautiful !! The colors the pattern the flower and of course the bling all came together beautifully !!


  9. Awesome DT projects! This is my first time joining this challenge & I look forward to many more!

    Diana :)
    Leelee Card Designs

  10. Wow, Jo, your card is stunning!! I love the color combo and the intricate black design!! Your friend will adore it!! All of the dt projects are fabulous!! Happy Monday :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  11. Love your card Jo! The colors are so pretty and the bling flourish is gorgeous! I love the beautiful background and the flower is beautiful:)
    The DT rocked!! Great inspiration and hope to be back!
    Sherrie K

  12. Great Dt projects! Happy to be sponsoring! Good Luck to the entries! Carri~Abusybee


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