11 January 2011

Sir Stampalot Challenge and Blog hop

 Hi all 
Hope you had a wonderful night last night 
and
HAPPY NEW YEAR 

Now as this is the 1st of January it is time
for a new challenge over at Sir Stampalot 

The theme this month is
A winters Tale
take inspiration from queens 1995 hit or shakespeare it is up to you 

Now onto the blog hop 
If you have come here from Clare's blog  then you are on the right track
if not go back to challenge blog and start from the beginning

My clue letter is
I
The next blog on the hop is Brenda

To enter the hop you have to

1) Leave a comment on the challenge blog.
2) Visit all nine listed blogs and leave a comment on each.
3) Collect the remaining nine clues
4) Make the two words and mail your answer to Brenda at brenda@ibas.co.uk

The prize from my blog is this
To be in with a chance of winning this prize
please leave your link in mr linky below

113 comments:

Debs said...

Hi Francesca
WOW this is stunning - I love it!
Happy New Year - hope it brings you love, luck and happiness in abundance.
Have a fab weekend
Debs xx

Margreet said...

happy new year Francesca....the scenery you created looks wonderful....thanks for giving the chance to win that fab prize!
xxx Margreet

papercraftbliss said...

Wow fantastic gatefold card. The whole card tells a wintry story.

Lisa x

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - love the window scene

May 2011 be filled with the best of Health and Happiness for you and your family
Lisa ;)

brenda said...

Super creation

Happy New Year and thanks for all your support in 2010.

B x

Julye said...

Fab card and love the background picture and soft colours, looks like they might be in for some bad weather. Thanks for taking the time to share and a happy new year to you.

Frea said...

Hi Francesca, such a gorgeous card!! Love that 'door' idea and looking out at a scene. Happy New Year!! Greetz, Frea

pinky said...

I love this creation Francesca. Happy New Year to you:)

Netty said...

This is a stunning card, love the idea of the window etc. Happy new year. Netty. xx

Anita said...

Hi! Happy New Year! What a fabulous card and what a great prize to win. Thanks for the chance. X Anita

Linda W said...

Hi Francesca, a very lovely card. Happy New Year to you - thanks for the chance to win a fab prize. Take care! Linda x

Sally H said...

Happy New year Francesca! Love the scene through your window - just beautiful!

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is amazing Francesca. I love the beautiful winter scene behind the windows.
Happy New Year!
Hugs, Clare x

Gina said...

Stunning scenery on your card :D XXX

Tigs said...

Lovely card and happy new year :)

Carina said...

naww that's just lovely! Nice images, nice card! :D

chris said...

Hi Francesca, such a beautiful card it really stands out so beautifully. hugs chris xx

Lynne in NI said...

oh WOW! What a fabulous winter scene!

Debs said...

Gorgeous winter scene and such a fabulous layout, Wishing you a Happy New Year
Debs
xxx

Craftdee said...

Great card, hope you have a lovely New Year filled with health and happiness. Thanks for the chance to win the great candy, Dee

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, and a fab scene and image too.
Happy New Year
Tracy x

anita said...

Most Amazing Card! so beautifully done it is a masterpiece. Its my first blog hop and I hope I,m going in the right way.

anita said...

Most Amazing Card! so beautifully done it is a masterpiece. Its my first blog hop and I hope I,m going in the right way.

Nannieflash said...

Hi Francesca a really gorgeous card love the design of it, and the scene is beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Sarah A said...

Absolutely stunning creation, love it!

Fab prize too!

Happy New year.

Sarah x

Christa said...

Hi ! Happy new year ! This is my first bloghop and I allready like it....love from Holland , Christa.

Esther said...

Your card is beautiful..thanks for the chance to win...happy New Year Esther xx

stamping Sue said...

Hi Francesca happy new year and wow fab prize I have added my link and off to carry on with the blog hop it's my first one wish me luck from sue

Katarina said...

Love your card, it really embodies the theme. Simply stunning.

Μυρτώ said...

Your card is stunning!

Mummylade said...

gorgeous card, what is the backing motif? Looks like Thomas Kinkade, is it? I've collected your letter and will continue my hop now =)

☼ Cheryl* said...

Happy new year, Francesca!

Your card is beautiful, the scene is lovely! x

Juls said...

your card is so stunning and amazing!!! Hugs juls

Monika Reeck said...

woow what a stunning card....happy new year for you too...thanks for a chance to win the lovely prize..hugs, Monika

Shaz said...

Lovely card, a great idea. Happy new year.

Maja said...

Happy New Year! It's a great card, love the background.

Tiara Moore said...

Wow! This is beautiful - I love it!!! Happy New Years to you and yours!

Shannin said...

One of the best cards I have ever seen. I love the Thomas Kinkade style. There is something so peaceful about that image. I hope you have a wonderful new year and may it bring you may blessings.
~Shannin~

Wedgie said...

Gorgeous card Francesca! Thanks for the chance to win a fab prize. Happy New Year! Wedgie xxx

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the scene.

Nikki x

mckinkle said...

Oh what a beautiful card youve got here, I really love the window effect.

What a super blog hop it is and so many fabulous candys too!

Keryn x

Маги said...

Happy New Year!Gorgeous card!
Maggi

kitty said...

Hi
I am having great fun on my first blog hop and the chance to see all these wonderful blogs. Yours really stands out I am wowed super inspiration Best wishes Kitty :)Happy New Year

Kleeblatt said...

Happy new Year.
Your card is so beautiful. The window on the card is so great.

Monika

coldwaters2 said...

Awesome card Francesca the window, scene and image look superb.
hugs
Lorraine x

Mona E said...

Fantastic card. It gives me such oldfashioned christmas mood. hugs...Mona

Debra said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for the hop!

Vaktmästarn said...

Your card is really like an entrance into a fairy tale... just lovely!
Hugs, Outi

Marion said...

Stunning card Francesca. Love that background scene and pretty miss anya.
Fabby prize on your blog.
hugs
Marion

jude said...

Your card is absolutely stunning!
Happy New Year!
hugs judex

scrapperjulia said...

I love this winter scene in the window, the girl in her winter clothes is an added bonus! Great card!

Lori said...

That is a BEAUTIFUL scene you've created!!!
Happy New Year :)
Love and hugs ~ Lori

x laura x said...

Beautiful card. Happy New Year.
x laura x

Kathy Rogers said...

just lovely!

Sadilla said...

Wow francesca I like so much your card it is so smart, and such a clever idea! Thanks for the blog hop... I wish you an happy new year...
hugs
sadia

kaos said...

That is such a stunning creation! Love the background image and having it "behind" a window is just perfect!

hugs
kaos

Krisha said...

What a fab card!! LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT

sandiblu said...

Never thought to use my Joanna Sheen images in this way. Thanks for the inspiration!
Happy New Year Francesca.
Hugs, Sandblu xx

Vintage Milly said...

Hi Francesca, what a fun hop, thanks for the chance to win, and a Happy New Year to you,
Em.x

Brubs said...

Hi, great idea !!!
xoxo
Iva

Susan said...

Beautiful, did you recycle A Christmas card for the image behind the window? clever and lovely!
Happy new Francesca! thanks for the opportunity to win something.
Susan

Crafty Granma said...

I love window cards so this really appeals to me Francesca. Happy New Year.

Chrissie said...

Great card Francesca!
Happy New Year!
Chrissie

jellybeanjottings said...

Amazing card, my favourite!
Happy new year and blog hop to you.
Geraldine

Hazeyj said...

Love your card for the Winters Tale challenge - such a good layout! Thanks also for being part of this hop, hugs, Hazel x

Yenni Natalia said...

wow...i do love the scene shown on the card..somekind of vintage look :)
and a lady anya looks gorgeous overthere :)

thanks for the chance to win the prize

hugs
yenni

xGemmax said...

Wow its stunning, just love everything about hunni and Thanks for the chance of winning your gorgeous candy :o)
Happy new year!!
hugs andxxx

Hayley @ funkyfarmscrapbookbarn.co.uk said...

Happy New Year!
Your card is stunning, I love the windows opening out to the beautiful scene.
x

Hayley @ funkyfarmscrapbookbarn.co.uk said...

Happy New Year!
Your card is stunning, I love the windows opening out to the beautiful scene.
x

Divinity said...

oh wow!!!!!! ur card is stunning!!!!!! this is one of the best window cards i've ever seen!!!! happy new year and thanks for the chance at ur candy. :)

sallysbitz said...

This is stunning x

I have seen these cards on display at Alexander Palace and yours is just tops xx

Sandra P said...

Stunning card! That scene and the window? All perfect :)

Thanks for the chance!

Hugs,
Sandra P

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Hi Francesca - what a wonderful winter scene you've created - love the windows and the cute little image - Fabulous! I am popping over to see Brenda now!! Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Jackie said...

What a fab card, happy new year.

Cazro said...

this is a beautiful card, I love the concept of it being a window card, with an interesting front and equally interesting inside. Happy new year. Hugs Caz

Ida H said...

Then I jump around all the DT blogs!
What a wonderful wintry window cards you have done!
Thank you for your letter. We'll see what I can do with it!
Hugs Scrappida

anne said...

what a beautiful card.. love the window look.. very creative..
-anne-

Josephine said...

I love those Kinkade images, and you've made a lovely card - so pretty.

Marta said...

Beautiful picture!
Happy New Year!!!
//Marta

rozzy said...

Happy New Year and thanks for a great blog hop with such inspiring cards
Hugs rozzy xx

Tiiti said...

Wow! What a view :) So beautiful and moody card!

V.S. said...

I love Kinkade's fairy tales - you made a beautiful card using the magic of his paintings. Love your window ;)))

Nikki said...

What a beautiful card
thanks for the chance
hugs Nikki

Minnamanna said...

This is perfect,
really love it!

Craftnut said...

great card. Tracy x

Theresa said...

Great gatefold ...love you card. TFS

butlersabroad said...

Amazing card, really beautiful.

Hugs
Brenda

nnalorac said...

Stunning card,ove the window framed card. Carolxx

Randi WS said...

Happy new year Francesca!
WOOOOW, this card is STUNNING, I love it!!
Thank you for the chance to win your fab prize, and thank you so much for sharing your fantastic creation!!

Lots of love, Randi WS

Lauren Colless said...

I LOVE this card, I have never seen windows used so effectively on a card :) Beautiful!
Happy new year!
Lauren

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Super stunning card!!!

Lorraine said...

This card is amazing. Thanks for the blog hop and have a very Happy New Year

Laurie said...

Hi I love your blog and all your creations, I'm just starting to build mine! Happy new year and keep crafting! Laurie x

Inger said...

Such a wonderful card!!!
Love it! :)

Inger

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Stunning card and great blog.
Hugs
Tamara

Suzi said...

This is stunning Francesca, love the doors you've created onto your lovely scene. That is a sweet image.
Hugs
Suzi x

Dora said...

Hi Francesca, I'm so glad I decided to hop along today, it's really fun, and so inspirational. I love your scene card, it's beautiful and it's been some time since I done a gatefold card too, you've reminded me how beautiful they are. Thanks too for the chance to win your awesome prize, wow that's a fabby one. Hugs xxx

ona_i_ja said...

Francesca, your project is adorable!
Hugs
Agnieszka

ona_i_ja said...

Francesca, your project is adorable!
Hugs
Agnieszka

tracy said...

I love your striking card that you have created and like how it opens to reveal the winters scene.
tracy x

Linby said...

what a fab idea to use anya against this scencic background and the addition of the open doors is just awesome.
thanks for the chance to win.
Linbyx

Pinkcoke said...

Ooh I think there are some surprises in that pink bag!!

Kat said...

Fantastic card Francesca. Love how you can see the scene through the door.

Thanks for the chance to win candy.

Kat x

Vicky said...

I really adore the winter scene, your design is fabulous...

Beautiful work, thanks for the inspiration and Happy New Year
x
Vicky

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Francesca, happy New Year. What a lovely card you have made for the Challenge/Blog Hop. I love the Thomas Kincade images. I'd love to be in with a chance of winning your prize. Well off for further snooping on the Blog Hop. Best wishes, Kym xxx

Ann said...

Happy New Year. Love your card - that window effect is stunning.
Ann xxx

Miria said...

Fab creation, Francesca! Thank you! Miria xx

Edith said...

Francesca, your creation is stunning! Great art work!
Have a nice week!
Edith

xxxtglxxx said...

wow, this is stunning! :) I love the window onto the Kincade picture - its fab! Great stamped image and a wonderful creation.

Happy New Year

hugs

xxalisonxx

Love crafts forever said...

What a fun card. I love gate fold, fantastic job.
Thanks for the Blog Hop.
Hugs Nataliya

Jocelyn said...

I love your card, what a great idea.

'The Crafting Owl' said...

Love your card and would love to win the prize too!

Yvette said...

A lovely card Francesca, it fits the theme so well. Very pretty x