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Friday, December 31, 2010

The last challenge of the year...

This is the last challege held by www.scrapbooking.gr A card with wishes for the new year 2011. It took me a lot of time to complete it. But I believe that this is the best I have ever made...

Enjoy...












Supplies:
Paper: Eskimo Kisses paper pad by Basic Grey
A gift of love by Bo Bunny
Glitzmas by S E I

Happy New Year...

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Christmas decoration

This is the decoration at the entrance of our house...


A challenge...

This is the third (if I am not wrong) challenge held by www.scrapbooking.gr for the last month of the year. A layout based on our favourite Christmas story / movie / fairy tale...

Mine is "The Christmas Carol". My project was fourth out of seven... not bad!

Enjoy...

Saturday, December 25, 2010

We have an emergency...

Good morning everybody and Merry Christmas!

Today we had an emergency. My mum wanted two gift tags for some presents. So I made two really quickly which turned quite cute.

Here they are...



















Thank you for passing by...

Have a wonderful day...

Supplies:

Ink: Timber Brown by Stazon
Papers: Red paper / White paper / Mellow Paper Pad by BasicGrey
Decorative glue: Christmas Red glitter glue by Stickles
Stamps: from the local bookshop
2" Scalop by Friskars
1.5" punch by Fiskars
Border punch by Fiskars
White opaque pen by Inkssentials

Merry Christmas to everybody...

Welcome to my blog wishing you... a very Merry Christmas!!!

I'm so excited because this is the FIRST Christmas for my blog!!!



That's why I want to share this photo.
These are some "cookies" I made this afternoon. We call them κουραμπιέδες (kourambiedes). These are some of the traditional Greek Christmas sweets we make before or during the holidays. They are pretty sweet, filled with almonds and lots of caster sugar. I hope you like them.

Thank you for visiting my blog. My warmest wishes for a joyful Christmas Day...

x x x

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

PDCC50

This is my card for this week's challenge.





Enjoy...

Monday, October 11, 2010

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Laura's sketch #60

Hello everyone...

I'm finally back!!!
This is my card for for this week's challenge...
I hope you enjoy!

xxx






Supplies:
Paper: Paper pad Mellow by Basic Grey
Super Assortments - So med! by Core'dinations
Stamp: Rubberstamp by Magnolia

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Laura's Sketch #56

Hello... (once more)

A card for Laura's challenge #56 combines masking, stamping, trimming,stickers and ribbons(lots of them)

Enjoy...





Byeeee...

Helen

Supplies:
Clear stamps: Documentary by Prima Marketing
Chatworth Vintage collection by Papermania
Papers: Queen bee paper pad by Pink Paislee
Stickers: Title sticker - brook collection by Crate Paper
Inks: Timber Brown by Stazon
Extras: Ribbons

The Play Date Cafe Challenge #37

Hello everybody...

Today is Tuesday the 13th... brrrrr
It is considered the most unlucky day of the year... like Friday the 13th...

Anyway, this is my card for today's challenge. Something really simple that took me some time to finish ( I had to be really careful with the drawing...)

I hope you enjoy...




Thank you for stopping by.

Helen

Supplies:

Clear stamps: Mouse with sunflower by Tina Wenke
Papers: Kioshi paper pad by Basic Grey
Inks: Chalk inks by Color Box
Timber Brown by Stazon
Extras: buttons

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Scrapbook mania and more - Summer challenge

Finally a summer challenge...

A card that represents summer...

Well, here in Greece we ALL strongly believe that summer is represented by our beautiful sea...

I hope you enjoy - even though the photos are not so fine this is an open window with a nice view...

I hope you enjoy...





Thank you for visiting my blog...

Helen

Embellish magazine Color challenge - Invitation

Hello everyone,

this is my card for Embellish magazine's Color Challenge -Invitation...

Enjoy...







Supplies: Christmas Mint - clear stamps by SEI
Chatworth vintage collection - clear stamps by Papermania
Scarlet chalk ink
Versamark
Green ribbon

Thank you for visiting my blog..

Helen...

Sunday, July 4, 2010

The Play Date Cafe with Julie Ranae Challenge #36

Pink, white and red..
So here it is...




Supplies: Friendship-specialty cardstock paper pack 12x12 by Ki Memories
Self-adhesive jewels strass adhesifs

Bye

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Laura's Sketch #55 Inspiration Challenge

Good morning everyone.

This is my card for Laura's Sketch #55 Inspiration Challenge.
This is specially for a young couple which is getting married on 10th July.

I wish you all the best Christine and John...






Supplies:
Lullaby Lane and Life's Portrait 6x6 by Webster's pages
Rub on Quote Stack Colored (Love) by DCWV

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Christmas????

These are the Christmas cards I made for some relatives... (my first ones)





Let's start...

Here are some of my creations so far...
I hope you enjoy...

P.S. Please be lenient...