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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Challenge 42 Distressing

Hello and welcome to the first challenge of 2010 here at Creative Card Crew we hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and a great start to the New Year.

First of all wow wow wow and thank you to all of your entry's into our last challenge and thank you to all of you who have entered our DT Call i really was blown away with the response we got and all your entry's are fabulous thank you.

I must apologise if we haven't got around to commenting on your entry's Christmas has been a mad dash for us all so i'm going to try and catch up today so for that reason i will announce the winners of the DT Call later this afternoon.

Now onto the winner of our last challenge of the $20 gift certificate kindly donated from Simon Says Stamp and the winner is :

Congratulation's Chris please can you email us at CreativeCardCrew@gmx.co.uk to collect your prize.


Right one more piece of news and that is that we have a new DT member so please give a warm welcome to Maria Matter i asked Maria to join our team a good few weeks ago now but silly me forgot to introduce her to you all on our last challenge. Maria's work is fabulous and i know her work will inspire you all.

Right onto the challenge which from now on will run for 2 week'

So this fortnights challenge as been set by me Paula and i have chosen the theme of:


Distressing


The prize for this fortnight is a set of Doodlebug Stamps




Here's some inspiration from the Design Team


Victoria


Linda C

Sam



Linda

Don't forget we now run every 2 weeks so the next Challenge will be set on the 19th January

Please leave a comment with a direct link to your work

Good Luck

Don't forget to check back later this afternoon to find out who our 2 new DT members are.

The Creative Card Crew

xxxx

202 comments:

  1. I love distressing ... wonderful DT Cards :)

    Here is my Project.

    TFL! Hugs Tanja

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  2. Hi girls, brilliant Challenge and dt cards are fab this week,
    Here's mine!

    take care, love emma xxx

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  3. Fab DT cards and a great challenge !
    Distressing is fun :)
    Here is my card

    hugs
    Berit

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  4. Love distressing so this is a fab challenge Happy new year to you all here is my card thanks for looking

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  5. Here is my contribution :)

    http://creations-blog.blogspot.com/2010/01/arch-snow.html

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  6. Wonderful challenge and great DT samples. Congratulations Maria !!

    Here is my card

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  7. Congratulations Maria! Woo hoo! Wow - great samples from the DT - you ladies are simply amazing! I love distressing as a challenge; makes me get into that technique a little more and these are all fabulous! ;D

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  8. Beautiful creations! I love the distress so this challenge was perfect for me! Thanks for looking! :)

    my card

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  9. WOW!!! Everyone's samples are out of this world. I just love all of the different takes a challenge can produce...LOVE LOVE LOVE em' all!

    HERE IS MY CARD

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  10. Oh I am so excited about my win. Thanks! I have emailed you. Congrats to Maria!! I just love her work and I can't wait to see her creations for this challenge!!

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  11. Hi ladies...i love distressing so this is just the new year tonic lol..

    Great cards!!

    Here's mine!

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  12. Hi - Great inspiration from the DT!!

    Here's my entry.

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  13. Fun Challenge, I like to distress! Here's my card

    http://inkeepaws.blogspot.com/2010/01/baby-boy-blue.html

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  14. Beautiful job by the DT members! Loved them all! My card is here

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  15. Great challenge and fab DT's work.
    my card is here.

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  16. I don't often use distressing on my cards but it was such an easy technique to incorporate, I couldn't resist. This was a fun card. My card can be found at I SPI Thanks!

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  17. Great Dt cards! Here is my card.
    Thanks for the lovely challenge.

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  18. Awesome DT work.
    Here is a link to my card.
    http://sarahspapertray.blogspot.com/2010/01/mojo-card.html
    Great challenge.

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  19. Thank you for setting a wonderful theme. DT cards are GREAT!
    Here is my card.

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  20. brilliant cards by the team you can see my card
    distressing here love cheryl xx

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  21. gorgeous examples ladies,

    here is mine
    hugs Rach.xx

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  22. Happy New Year! I hope a little chalk distressing on the edges counts. My card is here
    hugs, annie x

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  23. Oh my!!These creations are so inspiring!! Thanks for the fun!! Here's my distressed card!

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  24. Here is my QUIET QUILTED MOMENTS created using this fun challenge. Thanks, Neva

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  25. Fab DT Creations
    here is my card
    Thanks for looking
    Genevieve

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  26. Here is my card
    Thanks for the inspiration ;-)
    SuzyX

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  27. This is my card and lovely DT creations

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  28. Hi Girls
    happy new year
    stunning cards xxxx
    hugs Dawnxxx
    here’s mine.

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  29. Happy New Year. Great DT cards once again. My card is here x

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  30. Wonderful cards from the Designteam.

    Here is my Card

    Thanks for looking.

    Hugs
    Heike

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  31. One of my favourites themes here

    my card

    B x

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  32. Great challenge and wonderful work from the DT. COngrats to all the new DT members.

    Here's my card

    Thanks for looking.

    Hugs

    Joanne xx

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  33. <a href="http://annakarinspyssel.blogspot.com/2010/01/challenge-time.html>Here is my card</a>

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  34. Distressing is my favourite technique, really enjoyed this challenge ! Here's my card Sue C x

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  35. Fab challenge and great DT cards - here's mine.

    And YAY!! I have just found out i have been picked for your DT call. Woo Hoo! Thanks so much ... I'll be emaiiling you shortly :-)

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  36. Well done to the new DT ladies

    love the DT inspiration

    here ismy card

    hugs kate x

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  37. Gorgeous DT creations as always, loved this challenge my card can be found, HERE. thank you for looking big hugs Pops x x x

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  38. I loved this sketch... and great inspiration from the DT.
    Here's my card

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  39. Gorgeous cards! Love the clock, too! WOW! Here is my card!

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  40. I love distressing .. Heres' my card.
    Thanks for looking,
    Cathyxx

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  41. Gorgeous cards again girls! Thank you for being so inspiring!

    Here's mine!

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  42. Happy New Year! I don`t know how to make those fancy links.. But here is my entry: http://sol-solveigshobbyblogg.blogspot.com/2010/01/big-hug-from-me.html

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  43. GREAT challenge and DT cards!
    Here is my entry. :)
    Check out my blog candy give-a-way while you are there! ;)
    Hugs,
    "True :D"

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  44. Thanks for the fun challenge!!

    Here's my card.... Sweet Lulla-bear

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  45. Fab DT cards. My card is HERE
    Julie x

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  46. Hi ladies - your DT cards are gorgeous - I love distressing! Here is my card:

    http://lovelylindascraftcentral.blogspot.com/2010/01/mmtpt75-flown-economy-lately.html

    Thanks for having me!!

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  47. This time I distressed with my tool ... Love Distressing :)

    Here is my Project.

    TFL! Hugs Tanja

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  48. I don't do distressing very often so it was nice to have a real challenge.
    here's mine

    Yvonne

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  49. Gorgeous creations,my entry is here HappNew

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  50. My comment got published so quickly but I wanted to say 'Happy New Year'.

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  51. Great challenge, Happy New Year ladies, the DT work is lovely , you can view my entry Here
    Hugs Susie xx

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  52. I think I'm getting better at distressing, I'm not so heavy handed like I used to be. The DT cards are amazing.

    Here's my offering Mandy's Card

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  53. I just love that clock!!

    Here is my CARD.

    Susie xx

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  54. Love the DT cards. Hope my distressing is ok.

    Here's mine.

    Kat x

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  55. Great examples here is my card http://kymkreations.blogspot.com/2010/01/birthday-wishes.html

    KymKreates

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  56. This is my entry into the distressing challenge...
    http://craftalicious-caper.blogspot.com/2010/01/cards.html

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  57. Wonderful cards and clock....thank you for all the inspiration!!

    Here’s my card.

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  58. Great challenge and beautiful DT cards!
    Here is my card

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  59. Thanks ladies. Great challenge.

    Here is my card at PAPER FLOURISH

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  60. Fun challenge- Here is my take on it:
    http://shellymc2.blogspot.com/2010/01/bloggers-challenge-sketch-challenge.html
    Shellymc2@comcast dot net

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  61. Love getting the chance to deSTRESS lol. Thanks for the lovely inspiration. My card is here
    Pinky

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  62. The DT's cards are STUNNING! Wow, what talent on this team! Here is a link to mine:
    http://crissysartnheart.blogspot.com/2010/01/kraftin-kimmie-sneak-peek.html

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  64. Wonderful challenge and great DT cards.
    Here is my card
    Love Sarah XXX

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  65. So many talented ladies!
    You can find my card
    HERE

    Thank you for looking!
    Hugs xx
    Pat

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  66. Great challenge another entry for me:

    http://kymkreations.blogspot.com/2010/01/searching-for-love.html

    KymKreates

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  67. Gorgeous cards from the design team. I love seeing the different distressing styles. Here is my card Thank you for looking!

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  68. HERE IS MY SECOND CARD= LOVE DISTRESSING
    HERE IT IS

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  69. Great Challenge! It got me using a technique I have not used in a while. Here is my card

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  70. DT projects are gorgeous as always, Here is my card.

    Hugs Suzi x

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  71. My entry is here
    Thank you for looking and for providing the challenge and DT inspiration

    Sarah x

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  72. Aloha everyone!
    I'm so glad to be back joining your fabulous challenge. I love all the beautiful cards from the DT. Thanks for the inspirations and thanks for sharing!
    Here is my card for this challenge.
    Have a great day!
    Hugs,
    Rleen

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  73. Great inspiration!

    My card can be found HERE!

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  74. Thanks for the challenge! Here's mine! (It's Card #2)

    Aloha, Kim

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  75. Hi there

    Fantastic DT cards. Here is my entry

    Hugs Ali x

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  76. A great challenge this week and fab DT cards. My card can been seen here

    Debz

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  77. Sorry my link didn't work.......try again

    here's mine

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  78. Happy New Year to you all.

    What a lovely challenge and what lovely DT cards.

    Here is my card for this challenge

    Best wishes

    Kym xxx

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  79. Fantastic Challenge ladies and the DT work is so excellent You can view my 2nd entry Here
    Hugs Susie xx

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  80. Always enjoy a bit of distressing, you'll find my entry here
    Jenni x

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  81. The DT have made so many gorgeous cards! Thank you for these inspirations!
    My cards are here.
    Simone

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  82. Love a bit of distressing! Great challenge. </a href="http://madmooo.blogspot.com/2010/01/3-in-1-challenges.html> Here is my entry </a>

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  83. Got the link wrong Here it is again Sorry Caroline x
    Here

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  84. Gorgeous cards ladies and congrats to the new team members.
    My entry is here
    Emma x

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  85. Lovely DT cards, I'm new to this challenge blog and here is my entry. Ang x

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  86. Fab creations from the DT. This is my first time joining your challenge, my entry is here

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  87. Hello ladies! This is my first enrty to this challenge blog and I am super excited! Here is my entry...
    http://ceceliablanco.blogspot.com/2010/01/corrosive-challenge-46.html.

    Thanks ladies!!xoxo

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  89. Hello ladies! This is my first entry to this challenge blog and I am super excited! Here is my entry...


    http://ceceliablanco.blogspot.com/2010/01/corrosive-challenge-46.html

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  90. Gorgeous creations girls
    Mine's here
    hugs Mandy xx

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  91. Fab DT projects!
    <a href="http://craftheadcase.blogspot.com/2010/01/magical-crafts-fortnightly-challenge-6.html>Here's my entry</a>
    Hugs Donna x

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  92. I love this Distressing Challenge! Great sample cards. This is my card..."It's Your Birthday...Enjoy!"
    :)Chelsea

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  93. Fantastic DT cards! Thanks for the fun challenge, ladies :)

    Here's my card

    - Ann

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  94. Great challenge - I love a bit of distressing!
    Gorgeous DT cards!
    Helen x

    Here's my card

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  95. Excellent work from the Dt, loved this challenge. You can see my distressing here
    Pinky

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  96. thanks for a fun challenge!
    here's mine thanks for looking!

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  97. Great challenge and wonderful DT-projects.

    Here's my entry.

    Hugs,
    AndreaM

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  98. Sympathy Card

    I am so thrilled for Maria! she is such a sweetie! I love to distress and do it on almost every one of my cards.

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  99. Here is another card- I almost always distress my cards!

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  100. Here is a card I did for the challege...thanks for letting me play

    Here is my card

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  101. Sorry let's try that one more time

    Here ismy card

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  102. Fantastic theme and DT cards

    Here is my card

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  103. Great Challenge ladies and the DT work is fabby You can view my entry Here
    Hugs Susie xx

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  104. I love distressing...great challenge! Your DT is awesome. My layout is at:

    http://kimskraft-e-korner-kim.blogspot.com/2010/01/sous-challenge-1810.html

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  105. Great challenge and lovely DT-work! Thanks!

    Here is my card!

    Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

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  106. Ooh, this is fun! This card is my first try at distressing - love it!

    http://killamcreative.blogspot.com/2010/01/ready-aim-love.html

    Cheers,
    Susan

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  107. Distressing...yey...
    heres mine
    http://peterjdan.blogspot.com/2010/01/my-wallpaper-tutorial.html
    fantastic challenge and gorgeous DT work

    X
    Vicky

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  108. Fab DT work here's mine thanks for looking Juls

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  109. I'm feeling a bit distressed myself with all this snow and the kids being off school because of the weather !!! lol I think I'm taking it out on my cards !! he he
    You can view my 3rd entry Here
    Hugs Susie xx

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  110. I couldn't let this challenge pass me by! Love your cards ladies. You can see my card here
    Sharon xx

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  111. I've tried a different distressing technique on this card inspired by Victoria's DT card

    Mandy's Card

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  112. Fun challenge and awesome DT creations!
    Here is my entry. :)
    Check out my Verve blog candy give-a-way while you are there! ;)
    Hugs,
    "True :D"

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  113. Loving this challenge ladies - congrat's to the New DT's - can't wait to see your work!! Here is an altered project which is distressed and was DISTRESSING! LOL!

    http://lovelylindascraftcentral.blogspot.com/2010/01/altered-art.html

    Thanks for having me!

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  114. Great challenge! Here is mine:
    http://kd-creations.blogspot.com/2010/01/rudolph-was-here.html

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  115. Great Dt cards, Great challenge, Here's my card
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  116. All the DT creations are beautiful! Great challenge too.

    Here is my entry.

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  117. Great challenge... lovely DT creations
    Here’s mine.
    Sandra x

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  118. Great Challenge and I'm still distressed !!!Here another
    Hugs Susie xx

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  119. Hi girls
    Another great challenge, my entry is here
    hugs
    Anne x

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  120. Hi
    Back with my 2nd card.

    You can see it at
    PAPER FLOURISH

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  121. hiya
    fab cards and challenge! here is my card
    Rachel xx

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  122. Hi,

    Great DT examples!
    Here is my card

    Thanks

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  123. Love the DT cards.

    Here's mine:
    http://daillyg.blogspot.com/2010/01/seeing-stars.html

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  125. OK, lets try that again with a link that works...Here is another for me.

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  126. I just posted my card for the challenge this week on my blog at http://ihaveprettierstuff.blogspot.com/2010/01/just-friendly-little-challenge.html I don't know if that will work when yo click on it. I hope so. I had fun with the bling but then it is one of my Favorite things.

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  127. Here is my entry. Thanks for looking.

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  128. Here is my second entry...I love distressing! Thanks for the challenges.

    http://kimskraft-e-korner-kim.blogspot.com/2010/01/musical-valentines-day-card.html

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  129. Great DT cards & challenge heres mine

    Thanks Christine xx

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  130. Wow! So many entries! Everyone loves to distress I see! Me too... here is my card.
    Thanks for looking.
    Alicia xx

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  131. WOW look at all the entries, WOW! Thank you for a fun challenge and amazing DT inspiration. I have my card here.... http://www.kelliewinnell.com.au/?p=4079

    Hugs Kel

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  132. The DT have made some stunning cards.

    Here's my card.

    Thanks for looking,

    Kat x

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  133. Here's mine
    Thanks for a wonderful challenge!!

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