Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Double D Challenge Time ...


Hello Dear Friends!

It's time once again for a new challenge over on the Double D Challenge Blog!
I'm happy to say I am hosting today's challenge and our theme is:
 Blue & White Winter
and here's an inspiration board I've created to help get you started . . .


 Pulling this card together was made quite easy with the use of The Paper Boutique 'Winter Wonders' 8x8 paper pack,

The Paper Boutique - Winter Wonders Collection - 8 x 8 Paper Pad

 the Scalloped Stitched Nesting Circle Dies by Tutti Designs and

TUTTI-419 Scalloped Stitched Nesting Circles

 'Winter Cheer' die sentiment by Penny Black.

 Penny Black Creative Metal die, 51-255,Winter Cheer


I hope you've found inspiration from today's creation!
 The prize that you'll be playing for this time around is:

 Remember, it's a random draw for the winner so it could be YOU!!

Challenges to share in:

You'll want to be sure to pop over to the Double D Challenge Blog to see all the details and amazing samples offered up by our VERY TALENTED design team ladies!!

 Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hope to see you at Double D! 

  As always . . .


  1. Beautiful Designer Paper, makes for a fab card! Love that icicle die too! Brrrrr

  2. Beautiful way to showcase that gorgeous designer paper (I have it too), you make me want to get out my pretty papers and use them!

  3. Love the pretty colors. The splash of browns is really nice!

  4. You're amazing. You seem to have a lot of the same paper pads I have except that you're amazing at using them and awesome inspiration too! Thanks so much for sharing. I'm going to case your beautiful card and definitely play along.
    Enjoy your day. Lena xx

  5. Adorable card! How sweet! Love the papers and the design!!

  6. What a great way to use the papers. I agree with Lena... I just don't have the knack of putting papers together like you do. Such a great design.

  7. Beautiful blue and white winter design! I love that woodland animal paper. The icicle border is the bomb!

  8. Lovely display and papers, love this card. xxxx

  9. Great use of those beautiful papers, and I love the gingham along with the icicles. Well done!

  10. Oh my that is too cute, those papers have some great images in them, like your icicle border with it!

  11. Oh Dar, I just love this card so much! The papers are beautiful and I'm now going to scout around to see if I can find this paper pack. What a beautiful card!!

  12. Beautifully put together - those icicles finish the card perfectly.

    Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

    Helen x

  13. I loved your mood board for this challenge. There were so many ways to inspire cards. I love the design paper that you choose for your card. The blues are my favorite and I like how you spotlighted those critters.

  14. Such a beautiful card Darlene. Hugs Zowie x

  15. Oooh, look at that paper! I think I need it, right? Sheesh. You're always doing this to me. Seriously, Darlene, your card is soooo pretty and great use of the mood board!

  16. Wonderful design. Thanks for joining us at A Place to Start this month for our "Anything Goes" challenge

  17. Good to see you at DRU again, Dar. Love your design.
    DRU DT

  18. Fairy tale are the result of your beautiful creation, thanks for the inspiration dear Darlene.
    Hugs, Majda

    Are you aware of the new challenge that began just this month in Vesela hiška? It’s called Winter … I hope you’ll come share this beauty with us.

    1. Thank you so much for joining our Vesela hiška Challenge/Happy House Challenge :)
      Hope you have a lovely day : )
      Hugs, Majda

  19. Oh that paper is so pretty! Lovely card my friend. I hope you are staying warm... I can't wait for summer!

  20. Beautiful wintery card. Thanks for joining us at LTCCB
    Tina DT

  21. Lovely winter creation! I love the cool blues and your frosty canopy! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Place To Start!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  22. Beautiful card. I love the icicle die at the top. What a versatile die; I'm seeing all kinds of uses for it in my head. Thanks for playing along with my theme for the Make My Monday challenge! Hope to see you in the gallery again soon.

  23. Your creation is so lovely witery. Thank you for visiting us at Vesela hiška blog. Hope to see you again. Have a great, crafty day. Janja DT

  24. Wonderful card. Thank you for joining our challenge at Vesela hiška.
    Valerija DT

  25. Congratulations! You were selected as A Rising Star for the week of January 17-22, 2022 at A Place To Start! !Please stop by our blog and grab your badge!


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