Sunday, 25 January 2015

OSAAT Challenge # 229 Anything Goes .... With Purple

Good afternoon dear friends and fellow crafters.   Oh boy, I'm getting a bit tired of being cold all the time but it is winter after all and there is still time for worse weather.  Let's hope not though.  Anyway, I hope you are all okay and keeping warm.  Good excuse to keep crafting.

Today it is time for the  OSAAT challenge Anything Goes .... With Purple.  I love purple so it wasn't a hardship for me.  My image is Window Shopping by Stitchy Stamps which you can find at our sponsor Stitchy Bear Digital Outlet

My Project

X Cut - Gift Bag die
Spellbinders - Labels 10
Memory Box - Catalina Wreath
Wild Orchid Crafts - flowers
Hobby House - pearls 
Image coloured with Promarkers

Instead of a card I elected to use my new die and make a gift bag.  Hazel  (Hazels Baskets of Joy)  has been making gift bags with this die for so long now and I have always admired them so I decided to succumb and buy the die.  I keep saying I have enough dies - but then always find another one that I really need!  And how many of us do that!!!!

I do hope you will decide to play along with us this time.  This is the prize pack you have a chance to win and it is a great prize.

Before I go I just wanted to say that I have been having problems with my computer.  It crashed a couple of days ago and I lost some settings. I have been looking at all your blogs but have been unable to publish any comments.  Fortunately John has sussed it out again and I am up and running so watch out for my comments!

Enjoy what's left of the weekend.


  1. Very beautiful Christine, I just love bags :) :) :) (well not proper bags but decorating gift bags :) ) The flowers on this are just to die for and work incredibly well with the digi :) Big hugs, Jane xxxxx

  2. Love your bag Christine it's so pretty with all the flowers. Carol x

  3. Stunning work on your bag. Love the flowers and the colors you used!


    Your Sister OSAAT DT

  4. Love the image,this is

  5. Fab bag Christine I love that image and the flowers lots of huggles Sue xx

  6. This is gorgeous Christine, I love the image and beautiful detailing.
    hugs Sue xx

  7. Good evening Christine,
    Love your beautiful Bag, super colour, image and embellishments.
    Hazel and I have used so many of these with such varying contents. It's a Die that is so useful.

    Patricia xxx

  8. A gorgeous gift bag Christine. Fabulous image and colours.
    Lorraine x

  9. Oh this is beautiful Christine, I love the shape of the bag also the wonderful colour and image, I really like the look of that die cut frame a super super project.
    lorraine x

  10. Christine you will get lots of use out of this bag die, love the colour and the embellishments. Hazel x

  11. Just beautiful Christine, what a lovely vintage image and soft colours, gorgeous embellishments.This would make the gift so special, hugs Kate x

  12. Beautiful vintage look to your bag. Love the image and your amazing coloring. Maggie - DT Teamie

  13. As I am fond of vintage I just LOVE the stamp you used on this beautiful card!
    Over here it's raining, raining and rainingalmost every day. A typical Dutch winter. But it seems there will be snow in the weekend and that's better for a walk in the woods in our village (I hope so).
    Have a nice week,
    Lia xx

  14. Morning Christine,
    This is a beautiful gift bag, love the image too.

  15. Very clever bag design and I love that image :-) I am a bit warmer than you here in Greece but it's been very windy !!! Hope you stay snug x


    IKE x
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  16. This is such a beautiful bag Christine, lovely image and florals...great colours too, hugs Carole Z X

  17. Hi Christine
    A beautifully embellished gift bag and my favourite colour.
    Hope all is well in the Harrop household.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x


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