Thursday, December 19, 2013

8 Maids a Milking.

Day 8 of my 12 days of Christmas challenge to myself. Getting to be a tad complicated  now putting all the images onto one card so this called for my thinking cap to go on and to come up with a multipage card design.
This one is a combination of an accordian style from splitcoast stampers and one I found on You Tube by SuzanneLily.
So I give you:

On the Eighth day of Christmas my True love gave to me Eight Maids a Milking.

I used (4) 120cm square card blanks and scored 2 at 60cm opposite fold to card.
Die is Spellbinders  'Majestic Elements'.
Sentiment generated in word.
Ribbon and pearls from stash.


The first accordian fold .
Digi from Cuddly Buddly by Barbara Anne Williams
Coloured using Graph'it pens & pearlescent chalks.
Papers are from  Hot Off The Press 'Forever Christmas cards paper stack ' a mag freebie.
Green check paper a snippet left over from a Nov 2011 project.

2nd accordian fold.
and
Aerial shot showing how the cards are attached to one another.

I know you are going to ask me

So on the back is:...............

 
Entering into the following challenges:
Crafty Boots: Christmas creations.
Eureka Stamps challenge #70: It's starting to look.
Kaboodle Doodles #102: Christmas colours.
Crafty Creations #253: Anything goes.
Addicted To Stamps #76: Anything goes.
Crafty Catz #211: Anything goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #103: Use up your snippets. (Yes Miss).
Whoopsi Daisy: Anything Christmas.
That Craft Place: Christmas.
Christmas Card Challenge #3: Make words the focal point.

28 comments:

  1. Oh my heavens you have outdone yourself with this one. The cream on the top is the cow. Creative Joy Dear...

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  2. Wow....did I say WOW! You captured it! What will tomorrow bring? Great job!

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  3. You always come up with clever solutions. Fabulous work, Val. It is getting more difficult, isn't it, as the numbers increase! ? Your little maids are so pretty.
    Sue xxx
    Really great project Val!

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  4. BRILLIANT Mrs A!! Love the maids and the cow is just the perfect surprise.

    Make mine a milk shake please :)

    Hugs, Di xx

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  5. This is so clever Mrs A, fantastic card and the cow is a brilliant addition! Cathy x

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  6. Wow, what a fabulous card, great shape. Thank you for sharing your Christmas project with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  7. Wow! I can see how the accordian fold is needed now!
    Great card...and I love that you added the cow!

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  8. Gorgeous creation...
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.x

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  9. Only one word: brilliant...x 100000! You are rocking your self-imposed challenge!!
    c

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  10. This is getting more and more amazing! Love that you didn't forget the cow!

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  11. Fabulous card and I love how you've coloured your milk maids. Thank you for joining us at ATSM.

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  12. Clever, very clever. You do realise you're going to be well and truly round the twist by the time you finish this little self imposed challenge! Bwaahaaahaaa!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  13. You are amazing! The Spellbinder is beautiful--I love this one!

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  14. This is just genius!! I love the way you put this together and the cow was just too flippin' cute! Brilliant creation!

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  15. Wow! That is brilliant, what fabulous details. It's so pristine and not what I was expecting but that is why it is so good! xx

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  16. Lovely take on our challenge this week!
    Thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles!

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  17. That's a really clever way to get all the maids on. And I love the cow idea too. I can see where I get my brilliant problem solving and mad humour skillz from! ;-) xx

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  18. Great card!
    Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards Challenges this week and Merry Christmas!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  19. This is awesome, what a great idea! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  20. Oh, my, this is my most favorite one yet, Mrs. A. You are really clever and artistic, in case no one has ever told you!! Holiday Hugs! Darnell

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  21. You are so very clever.....love this design. This certainly gave me a smile.

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  22. Beautiful !! Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge.
    Hugs, Marjan

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  23. Beautiful creation! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations for our "Anything Goes" challenge. I hope you had an opportunity to hop over to the other blogs for a chance to win prizes there too. Happy New Year and we are looking forward to seeing you in 2014.

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  24. What an incredible card! Such beautiful work. Thanks for playing along with the Eureka! Stamps Challenge.

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