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Sunday, 28 August 2011

Sad day

Morning guys well as you know I have been running the creative inspirations blog now for a while as Jude has been unwell,and we have come to the decision to close the blog so today will be our last challenge.
I want to thank all of you that have supported us for the last 4 years you have all been brilliant and we would not have had such a successful challenge blog without you guys,so thank you all.
I also want to thank all the wonderful DT members past and presant for there amazing talent ,friendship and support,this was not just another challenge blog it was a family of dedicated,crafters and some amazing friends.
So girls bless your hearts for everything you have done and for your support I shall really miss,not posting the challenges ever 2 weeks.
Another massive thank you to our wonderful sponsers too who have given some amazing prizes over the last 4 years thank you all.

So we finish with our final challenge take your pick,
you can choose one of the following,
1. distress,buttons,bows
2. shabby chic,pearls lace
3. Vintage,ribbon flowers.
Please state on your blog which one,you will be using,once again many many thanks for your wonderful support.
so here is my last DT card for our challenge.

I have gone for Distress,buttons bows. Image SK,papers are papermainia,flowers from wild orchid crafts,ribbon,pins,from my stash also the lace which is just behind Sarah.  Tim holtz ticket,button,and some adhesihve stones.
Then used,Distress inks to go around the edges.
Finally I have made this digital piece of art using free images from the internet hope you like it,
So if you would like to play in our final challenge please click HERE to take you to the blog hugs cherylxx

47 comments:

Chrissy said...

Cheryl, this is an amazing piece of art.WOW!! So many beautiful things to look at.Incredible..
Your card is gorgeous, love the colourings and beautiful image.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Margreet said...

Hi Cheryl...so sorry for you that you must stop Creative Inspirations...it always was a pleasure to join...your card is gorgeous with fab colouring and details!
xxx Margreet

Irene said...

Must be hard to come to the decision to stop with something you loved doing for 4 years. Your goodbye card is soooooo lovely with beautiful colouring. Withe your other stunning creation you can go sraight to an art galery Cheryl!

Hug, Irene

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Another wonderful card Cheryl - love the vintage colours, the beautiful layout and the lush flowers.
The digi work of art is superb - totally brilliant!
Hugs, Sylvia xxxxxx

Beryl K said...

Great card Cheryl, as is your digital piece. Stunning work
Beryl x

Dora said...

So sorry to hear about Creative Inspirations closing down, quite a few times that I joined. .. and your card is gorgeous, I love the colouring and style, beautiful flowers and colours. Hugs xx

Von said...

Aww that's such a shame Cheryl :(
Love the colours you have used on your card and the image is coloured beautifully
Von x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie gorgeous card I sooooo love the sweet image. The digital art is awesome hun.
Hope all is ok sweetie, take care.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card sweetie, but oh my that piece of art is breathtaking!!! Fantastic work hon. It's been a real pleasure working with you Cheryl but we are friends and I will always pop in to visit, so make sure the kettle is on. Rofl. xxx
Hugs n Love
Suzi x

Jan said...

These are both beautiful and the upper image is colored so beautifully!

Antoinette said...

Hi Cheryl hun, sorry that you have had to end the challenges after such a long time but you have ended with a whooper of a card...lol!!! It is gorgeous loving the distressed and vintage feel!!
Your 2nd piece is beautiful, love your world of fantasy hun!! Hugs Annie xXx

Padster said...

Stunning hun - love the SK image - has been great working with you even for such a short time - thanks for all you've done xxx

laney said...

A fabulous final card Cheryl!!
wow and your digital art work is truly amazing
I want to thank you Cheryl for looking after us all.. week after week you have done an amazing job my friend, it has been a pleasure to have been working along side such a wonderful team of ladies
You know I pop in as this is the place that gives me so much inspiration..you really are one special lady
hugs
laney

Tracey said...

That's a shame Cheryl! Your card is gorgeous hun & that digital art is amazing :)
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
am sorry to see the challnege blog go, totally gorgeous card as always, awesome colouring,beautiful papers & embelies,lovely design, luv ya digi creation, sue,x

Terry said...

Hi Cheryl! What a gorgeous card, so adorable with that sweet little girl and those lovely embellishments! Your digi art is amazing! Have a lovely Sunday!

Love crafts forever said...

Gorgeous last card for the challenge. And you are soooo good in digital stuff. Hugs Nat

Theresa said...

I'm sorry to hear your sad news. What a gorgeous card. Your image is just fabulous. Lovely card.

Sue said...

Aww so sad about Creative Inspirations Cheryl.
Wow, this is stunning! love the monochromatic look and the layout is gorgeous! The flowers are divine! love everything about this card - it is perfect!
Love your digital project - makes you feel like you could walk into that forest - ooh and just seen the witch!! Fabulous - Love it all !!!
Have a lovely weekend!
Big Hugs Sue xx

Kim Piggott said...

So sad about Creative Inspirations Cheryl.
Utterly gorgeous creations hun!
hugs
kim x

Netty said...

Sorry to hear the blog has to close, its so sad to hear.
Loving your beautiful card and your great digi. Have a wonderful week, Annette x

Vintage Milly said...

Hi Cheryl, oh I am really sad about CI I have really loved being part of the team and you have always been so kind to me a lovely friend, thank you for that. Don't be a stranger and please make sure you keep in touch, take care for now,
hugs,
Em.x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

awwww, i'm sorry to hear that and wish you all well.

cheryl... please don't ever apologize for not coming round everyday. life happens and we do not need to check up everyday. i do appreciate all your visits and you know i worry about you.

thank you so, so much for your wonderful support and friendship. we are friends to the end, my dear.... so you're stuck with me.

hugs & smiles.

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl, Your card is wonderful I love it. Sorry I have not left many comments lately blogger is still being a pain. Hugs Lynne xx

Brenda Brown said...

Another of your beautiful cards Cheryl, love the colours and that gorgeous image.
You are really loving your digital art and creating some great pieces - well done.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Cindy Haffner said...

So Sorry Cheryl. Your work is AMAZING!!~

Tracy said...

Your work is amazing, I love the Sarah Kay and your digital piece is magical.

So sorry to hear the challenge is closing
Happy crafting
Tracy x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Cheryl it really is a sad day saying goodbye to a fantastic challenge blog and some wonderful DT. I love your card it is vintage and beautiful so is that Digital scene, wow it looks amazing.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lorraine said...

So sorry to hear about the challenge closing, Cheryl. Your card is gorgeous and your digital art piece is simply amazing!

wearestampers said...

Sorry to hear about the blog. It must have been quite an experience, and you'll never forget it. And you have left with many new friends! Love the card and the digi work!

Sherryn said...

What a shame to lose your challenge blog. your card is awesome. love the colours you used. your digi work is fab. xx

Debs said...

So sorry to hear that the blog is closing down Cheryl, but I'll still get to see all your fabulous creations on your blog and the other fab DT ladies. This creation is gorgeous, I love your flowers and the super coloring on such a sweet image
Big Hugs
Debs
xxx

Dragonlady said...

Hi Cheryl

Thank you for your visit, shame my box didn't fit into the last challenge.
Fabulous page, love the bits and peices you have used. Very effective.

Hugs Ali x

Davi said...

Cheryl sorry to hear you all are shutting down...As always your cards are both wonderful. That sweet Sarah Kay is so very pretty and your altered one is awesome. :)

Anesha said...

Sorry the challenge is closing. Lovely creations. Hugs

Lori said...

Amazing pieces, Cheryl! Sad about the blog, but good luck in future endeavors!

Teresa said...

So sad to say goodbye to another fabulous challenge blog, I hope maybe it can be reopened in the future. I love your card Cheryl and the artwork too. Take care, hugs Teresa xx

Kat said...

Sorry to hear Creative Inspirations is ending. I must try to enter this time! Love your card. That image is gorgeous and I love the DP and the colour combo you've used. And another great piece of digital art. Just stunning Cheryl.

Kat xx

Rebekah said...

Gosh utterly beautiful work Cheryl so sad to see the challenge blog go you will all be missed! Hugs Rebekah xx

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Cheryl....and so sad to see the challenge blog go...

big hugs Vicky xx

Mina said...

oh no I will miss creative inspirations, I always joined in the challenge when I could...your work as always is beautiful Cheryl, so inspirational
Mina xxx

Cheryl said...

So sad to hear CI will be closing. Your projects here are beautiful. What a way to go out with a bang.

jude said...

Hunni im here to say a huge THANKYOU for all youve done with creative Inspirations over the past months whilst ive been unable to run.Thanks you for being one of my senior design teanm from the start.Tis a sad day but the challenge and all loving messages are wonderful.
So big thanks yet another gorgeous creation or 2 .
Love n hugs always
judex

Curlybear said...

Hello lady, and wow I am loving your digital scrapbooking its truly amazing, I love your Sarah Kay card too its gorgeous you really know how you use those gorgeous Prismas,

have a lovely day hun
Take care of yourself,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Fantastic card and your digital piece is really breathtaking.

Маги said...

Beautiful final card Cheryl!It was a pleasure working with you and all the talented girls from the team.
Hugs
Maggie

Lynn Stevens said...

Darling cards Cheryl, and such a great job on coloring!
hugs Lynn