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Hi, my name is Jill. I am a stay at home Mummy, born in Scotland and living in Dubai. I love to scrapbook, make hand-crafted cards and paper projects. I am a full-time mummy to Adam and have a wonderful husband and great family. I love stamping and being creative. I lie awake at night thinking up new designs! Does everyone do this or is it just me? :) Thanks for stopping by. Jill x

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Cosy Winter Mailbox

Good morning all,
I hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend.  We have had a long weekend holiday here (
Thurs, Fri and Sat) because it is the Islamic New Year. Yay! 
Anyway, i am here to tell you about the fab new challenge over at 2 Sisters Challenge blog
This week the theme is: a SKETCH
There are two fabulous sponsors too! How cool is that?
This is the card i made using the Meljens 'Cosy Winter mailbox' image.
Paper: Authentique ' Festive' collection
Sentiment - The Greeting Farm
Punches: Martha Stewart snowflake punch
Inks: Copics & Tim Holtz distress ink - walnut stain
Ranger embossing tinsel
Pearls & button
Challenges i am entering:
One Stop Craft challenge - Challenge 205  - Monochrome Tones
Divas By Design Challenge 61 - Anything goes
Paper Creator's Crafts Challenge #1 - All about Christmas
In The Pink Challenge #8 - Punches and/or Dies (I used a MS snowflake punch) 
Simply Create Linky Party #10
Crafts And Me #110 - Untraditional Christmas colours
It would be great if you joined us in this challenge and if you pop on over to 2 Sisters Challenge blog you can view the beautiful inspiration from my DT sisters.
Will be back later with something else to share.
Take care
Big hugs,
Jill x


  1. so gorgeous jill.really fab image and i love your pretty colours :D

    xx coops xx

  2. Love the card and choice of colours :)
    Thanks for joining is at Paper Creator's Crafts.

  3. Pretty card, great image and papers. Thanks for playing along at Paper Creator, good luck, Colette xx

  4. Your card is fabulous... I almost feel sorry for that mailbox left out in the cold... but he has that nice scarf to keep him warm! The snowflake is a perfect embellishment for him!

    Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink.... hope to see you again soon!

    Christine x

  5. Hi Jill - a lovely combination of papers and shades of Pink. Love the mailbox image - it's great fun!
    Thank you for joining us at ITP - hope we will see you again!
    Sylvia xxx

  6. A great card. I love the image and design.

    Thanks for joining us at the One Stop Craft Challenge.

    Hugs Sarahxx


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