Friday, 7 July 2017

Making Memories Crafting Challenge #7 - Anything Goes/Anything but Square

Today, sees the start of another challenge over at
Making Memories Challenge

The challenges are held on the 1st Friday of every month,
all the challenge details on the blog HERE
Today, you can see Design Team A's fabulous projects for the challenge,
then come back again on the 15th of the month to see Design Team B's.

Why not enter the challenge yourself to be in with a chance of winning.
This month's challenge is Anything Goes/Anything but Square

Our sponsors this month are:-

The Cutting Cafe - Prize is 3 Cutting Files

Cute As A Button  - Prize is 3 Digi Images.

Here is my card:-
Poor Fred....I gave him a pink bow without thinking!
I have a friend in the U.S. who just loves giraffes, so when I chose this digi image
I had her in mind to make a card for.
I'm hoping she will have received this card by the time she's reading this post!

The products I have used are:-
Cute as a Button Digi Stamp - Fred the Giraffe
Docrafts - Xcut Embossing Folder - Wicker
Spellbinders Decorative Elements - Lacy Squares
Die'Sire - Thank You
Glimmer Dust

Challenges entered:-
The Paper Shelter - Going Digital
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
Sunny Day Crafting - A is for Animals
Watercooler Wednesday - Feminine Anything Goes
Digi Chooseday Challenge - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Animals
Addicted to Stamps and More - CAS

Thanks for stopping by.
Janice x


  1. Your card is adorable Janice and I think your pink bow looks perfect


  2. A gorgeous card Janice, such a cute image of the giraffe.

    Sue xx

  3. Super cute card! I love Fred with the pink bow. We could just change the name to Fredricka. lol Beautifully done!

  4. Janice, this card is too adorable! Beautiful embossed background and coloring on your Fred image! Perfect for Ms. Donna!!

  5. Cute little card with a lovely feminine Giraffe. Thanks for joining in with my challenge at Watercooler Wednesday

  6. I did, I did, I did!!!! I love Fred all dolled up in Pink....perfect for our sweet (one and only) grand daughter Penelope Joy arriving in early November! Janice, this card is absolutely GORGEOUS! Your design and coloring are perfect! Your texture really offsets the giraffe like print! Her sparkle and shine is so pretty! And let me talk about your lovely words. Your are so kind and thoughtful and generous! And even though we have never met, I think of you as a dear, dear friend, even if you are all the way across the pond! THANK YOU SO MUCH! xoxo

    1. You're very welcome Donna, I'm so pleased you liked it! Agree with you 100% about our friendship 😊 xx

  7. This is so cute Janice! Fred could pass as Fredrika with her pretty pink bow. Such a sweet image and sweet, sweet card!!

  8. So cute! Thanks for sharing at Sunny Day Crafting.
    ~Owner/DT Janis

  9. A super card Janice, such an adorable Giraffe and great embossed background.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  10. That Fred is a cutie, Janice. I love the embossing and die cuts you added to show him off. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

  11. Oh my, Janice, I'm in love with that sweet giraffe! What a lovely card you've created using this adorable image. Your colours, the background embossing, the scalloped details...all combine to add so much interest and to make the image pop. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

  12. Janice thanks so much for joining us for Fiona's Feminine Anything Goes WWC126 Challenge this week over at Watercooler Wednesday. Your cute little giraffe is sure to bring a big smile to your friend's face and brighten her day when she receives this wonderful card. Love the colouring, love the details.

  13. This is really beautiful Janice, love this gorgeous giraffe, with a pretty pink bow.
    Pam x

  14. Cuteness!!! I love it, thank u so much for sharing it with us at Digi Chooseday crafty hugs Julia xx

  15. Oh this is adorable, what a great card, Love the pretty dolled up Giraffe!!! Thanks for playing on Passion for Promarkers this week, Hazelxx

  16. Oh, Janice! That is just the sweetest card! I love that adorable giraffe! :o)

  17. What a cute giraffe card, Janice! Thanks for joining us this week at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.

  18. What an adorable giraffe, Janice! Gorgeous card. xx

  19. that is so very adorable, I think he will forgive you for putting a pink bow on him :) Love the texture and framing too!

  20. Aaaw, this is so sweet! I love your adorable giraffe and your coloring is awesome!
    Thanks so much for joining us in the Scrapy Land challenge!
    Sherrie K
    Scrapy Land DT Member

  21. Just love giraffes! Fred looks absolutely adorable. Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for  http://

  22. Such fabby looking card. A great one that is really sweet. Thanks for joining us over at PFP this week.
    Love n hugs

  23. Such a pretty card Janice. I love the image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  24. OMG I love this card! The image is fabulous and I love how you have put this card together! Fabulous job! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday!

  25. Hi Janice,
    Just popping by wearing my PFP design team badge. I love how you have coloured Fred and actually I think the pink bow tie really suits him, The embossed background really makes him stand out - a fabulous card! Thanks for joining us over at PFP this week and I hope we'll see you again soon,
    love Jacky x

  26. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.

  27. Oh my stars! How adorable is your little giraffe! Cuteness to the nth degree! So glad you shared this gem in the ATSM CAS challenge!

  28. Aww he is so cute, fabulous card and lovely colours!

    Nicola ♥


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