Friday, 29 January 2010

NEW 'Lilybean' Preview - Day 1 / Totally Papercrafts 1st Challenge & Hop...

Good Morning...

Blimey its all go today cos I have got lots to share with you....

So to begin with I have the first preview of an amazing and totally gorgeous new release from Pollycraft.

Meet 'Clover - Butterfly Wishes' - she is part of a range called Lilybeans. If you have seen my twinkling blinkie and wondered what it is...well now you know!! Lol

Pop over to the Tales From Pollycraft blog for full details...there are prizes up for grabs too!! We are doing daily previews so be sure to pop back tomorrow...

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Right onto my second shout out....
Today is the start of the blog hop and 1st challenge over on the Totally Papercrafts Challenge Blog.
Here are the details for the hop....its starts over on the challenge blog HERE so you need to go over there to the beginning. If you arrived here from SUE you are going in the right direction :-)
My letter for you to collect is ' E'.
I have some candy for you too....10 8x8 top quality card blanks & envelopes together with a few other gorgeous goodies which will be a surprise but a very nice one!! (See conditions below)
Now hop on over to our lovely and very talented friend LORRAINE to see what she has created, she may have some candy too !!! :-)
You MUST also enter this weeks challenge to be eligible for my candy prize and the lovely challenge prize donated by Heidi at Simon Says Stamp
*****Once you have completed the hop and made your challenge creation please pop back and leave me a comment so I can come and see your creation plus pop you into my candy draw*****
Onto the challenge and the theme is....
"FRIENDS" - here is my card...

(The image is from Pollycrafts - Twiddly Wings Set 2 / Friends and the papers are MME.)
Well I think that's all, I'm sure you will adore the new Lilybean's and have fun with the hop and challenge.
I shall look forward to seeing the entries....
Hugs
Emma x

59 comments:

Sue said...

Hi hun
gorgeous card, fabby image coloured brill, great layout, sue.x

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwwwwwwww how cute!!! I feel a spend coming on lol
Two great cards Emma:)
Anne x

Ann said...

oh Emma this is just gorgeous - I must pop over to Pollycraft too - one of my favourite places. I've not made a card yet but will do asap - so will pop back with another comment another day.
Ann xxx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Emma :-) I love the Lilybean image ,,, soo cute ,, the 'friends' image is cute too :-)

I am on the hop :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

lindyloo said...

awww such lovely little cuties good luck with the new challenge blog huggies lindyloo x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Emma,
I love this colourful card and the image is so cute. Brilliant.
Hugs,
Fiona x

jude said...

Wow stunning cards .Adore the colours fresh and spring like.Have entered your fab challenge and here's wishing you every success with the challenge blog.Thanks for chance to win some candy
hugs judex

Sunnie said...

I am hopping and i have entered the challenge

Sue said...

Hi Emma
luv the fair card gorgeous image fabby papers & embelies, sue.x

Danielle said...

Love your sweet card Emma! The image is gorgeous!
Hugs, Danielle

lalkygirl said...

hi emma .what a beautiful card,i am enjoying the blog hop too
happy crafting
lalkygirl x x

Juls said...

how gorgeous are these cards!! Love the bright colours!! Hugs Juls

Ruthie said...

This is lovely - great colouring!

I have altered a notebook for my entry - such a lovely theme!

http://gedalovitch.blogspot.com/2010/01/altered-notebook.html

Rx

Moni said...

Hi hun, how are you? Sorry for not emailed you I am so busy! Cards you made are stunnign, so love the colours you have used and images are gorgeous! Hope you will have fab weekend! Hugs, moni

Doreenobrn said...

A beautiful card xxx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Congratulations on the start of the Totally Papercrafts Challenge Blog and the first Totally Papercrafts Blog Hop. I shall try and enter as many of the challenges as I can.

What two gorgeous cards Emma. I love the Pollycraft images but also love the Lilybean image as well and the fab colours you have used. I shall have to have a think about my card as I’d love to be in with a chance of winning some blog candy.

Best wishes,

Kym xxx

Chrissie said...

Great card and great candy. I would like to wish you all success with the new blog!
Chrissie

Mary said...
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Angel said...

Hi Hunnie.

WOW, stunning card, all just perfect as always,
Good luck in your new venture, have fun.
Hope your well.
Take Care,
Hugs Angel

Sparkle said...

What pretty cards!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Emma, congratulations on the start of your new Challenge Blog and thanks for the opportunity of the blog hop candy.

Here is my card as an entry into the first challenge and to qualify me for the blog hop entry

Best wishes

Kym xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

How lovely Emma. They are oh so cute, I love the image and the colours. Cathy xxxx

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Emma, this is sucha lovely card hunny loving that image. Good luck with your new challenge blog will be entering over the weekend, big hugs Linda x

Pascale said...

Gorgeous card Emma and good luck with the new challenge blog Hugs Pascale

Christine said...

Hi Emma wow love these images soooo cute great colours & layouts thanks for the chance to win some candy..ch. card on blog & entered..

Hugs Christine xx

Suzanne said...

Just beautfiful, your colouring is fabulous.

Susie Sugar said...

Very cute card Emma good luck with the new challenge I have just been over and entered my card
Hugs Susie xx

Mel X said...

Hi Emma, love your card. The papers and colours are fab as always - don't know how you do it!! I've joined in this first challenge particularly as wanted to show my support to both you and JO! Good luck, I'm sure it will be a MASSIVE hit! Hope your ok, we really should get together the 3 of us sometime for that brew!!lol

Mel X

Samantha said...

fab new challenge blog and beautiful DT card you have made, thanks 4 the chance to win your lovely surprise candy! and I have entered my card too! have fun with the new blog Samantha :0)

Debs said...

Hi Emma
This is gorgeous - stunning colouring. Congrats on new challenge and good luck. Thanks for the blog hop too.
I'm off to get creative with my entry this week.
Have a lovely day.
Take care
Debs xx

JulyeB said...

Hi Emma, hope the challenge blog is a sucess here's my entry thanks for the fun Julye

agapanthus said...

Lovely Card and great inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win your lovely candy! Here is my card - http://scrappydoodledoo.blogspot.com/2010/01/popcorn-and-souffle.html
Best wishes Karen x

Sheila said...

fabulous card Emma & good luck with the new challenge blog, It's sure to be a huge success.
Hugs
Sheila xx

Alison said...

Gorgeous cards
have entered my card thanks for the chance to win the lovely candy

Alison xx

Georgie said...

Stunning cards Thanks for the blog hop

Anne said...

Gorgeous colours for your card and great theme, Here's my card

Lorraine said...

Aw this card is really cute. I love the image. I have entered the challenge. Good luck with the challenge blog.

Wilfreda said...

Both cards are so cute. Love the orange in the first one.

Mary Lou said...

Hi Emma~~ love the pic on your header--FUN FUN FUN!! Your cards are super adorable :) Sweet sweet images they are!! Thanks for blog hop and I did enter my card :)
Blessings of thanks
Mary Lou

Crafting Joanne said...

Both gorgeous hun, love the bright fresh colours.

Hugs

Joanne xx

ribenaruby said...

Lovely cards, so fresh and I thinks those lilybeans are super gorgeous! Will be joining in the challenge, thanks for the inspirations.

Linda said...

Beautiful card....you do a fabulous job with the coloring!!

I have entered a card in the challenge.

joey said...

Hi Emma

your card is gorgeous, you have done a gorgeous job on your colourwork! Best of luck with the new challenge blog.

Joey.x

Margreet said...

Such a stunning card.....thanks for giving the chance to win your candy.......I also entered the challenge!
xxx Margreet

Piali said...

Love them both...Gorgeous cards. TFS!!

Mary said...

Hi Emma. I deleted out my first post as I missed part of the rules. And now I'm back with the link to my card and wanted to leave only one post. Your card is gorgeous by the way!!! Thanks for taking a look at my card for the challenge.

hugs
Mary

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Beautiful card, I just love the image you have used and those gorgeous papers. I have entered the challenge !

Off to hop !

Hugs,

Jo x

Cheryl said...

Adorable - love this image

Andrea said...

Wow, great cards! Good luck with the new challenge blog!

Hugs,
AndreaM

Linda aka backroads girl said...

Love your card. I'm sorry about your brother and dad. I like the way you remember them on your blog. Very nice.

Hugs, Linda

Linda aka backroads girl said...

Love your card. And your candy looks delicious!

Hugs, Linda

Ann said...

yeah finally got my card done!!
I think friendship is a fantastic theme for the first challenge especially as you are all friends.
MY CARD IS HERE

Looking forward to challenge no. 2
Ann xxx

Carrie said...

Hi Emma

I have entered the challenge..what a fab idea (friends!!)

Love your card

Thanks for the chance to win xx

☼ Cheryl* said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous!!! I have entered the challenge. I thought i'd do the card 1st incase I didn't have time :)

pinky said...

Two gorgeous cards Emma, loving the orange colours in the first, can't wait for those fairies. The two little friends look totally pooped lol. Hugs
Pinky

Jessie said...

Beautiful cards! I've entered the challenge and thanks for the chance to win!

charlene aka scrappygma said...

Cute cute cards I have entered your challenge you can see my card
HERE
Hugs

Mina said...

stunning cards Emma...Here’s my challenge entry
Mina xxx

Angela Weimer said...

Adorable card. BTW I love the Lilybean stamps. thanks for sharing.

http://pagesbythesea.blogspot.com/2010/02/totally-papercrafts-challenge-1.