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Pound Shop Pretties

The challenge over at DCM this week is:
Pound Shop Pretties. 

search out those pound shops or dollar stores and find new things to add to your stash - then create a card using your new found bargains!!

My crafty bargain was an embroidery kit from TK Maxx.  Loads of Anchor embroidery floss all in lovely pinks, reds and creams, a large rectangle of embroidery fabric and a stitching chart (won't be needing that lol!) all for £1. 

Another crafty find was this zip trim from John Lewis.  I wouldn't say that was a bargain though!

Images and Sentiment: Pink Petticoat - Material Girl
Cardstock:  Pink Petticoat - Organics Kraft Pack
Chalks and Promarkers
Seam Binding
Ribbon Rose and Press Stud fastener
Machine Stitching
Glamour Dust glitter


  1. Love, love, love these cards!! Totally perfect. I love the nick out of the paper in the first card and the stitching around it all. That mini rose is just perfect.

    That length of zip is fab too - it looks really effective as a bow! Thanks for sharing.

    Lou Mac. xo

  2. Hi Vicky

    Gorgeous makes. Love your fabby embellishments.

    I bought this download last week and had a play yesterday.

    Hope all is good with you.

    Love Jules xx

  3. love your beautiful card Vicky, do you know if Pink Petticoat are bringing out stamps? as I dont have a printer and their images are gorg!! especially loving this sweet sewing machine :) x

  4. These are fabulous cards Vicky, love all the little extras like the uneven sewing and the cut in the paper.

  5. wonderful cards and what fab bargains you found thanks for joining in with The Daring
    Poundshop challenge this week

  6. 2 fab and funky cards Vicky and I did giggle at the comment about the John lewis zip!! lol!

    Keryn x

  7. Two fab designs Vicky and great poundshop bargains! Really like how you've used the zip.


  8. Fantastic cards Vicky. Love the stitching and the zip knot! Thanks for being a Poundshop Princess with Daring Cardmakers this week :)

  9. These are fantastic! I love that image and your stitching is just yummy! Brilliant bargain from TKMaxx :D I have some of that (not so cheap!) zip trim too :D

    jo xx

  10. Beautiful Beautiful cards Vicky:) x

  11. Love these pretty, they're absolutely adorable!
    Hope you had a good weekend..
    Love Emma x

  12. Love it Vicky, I love the way you put a little notch in the panel and stitched around's all in the detail!
    big hugs
    En xx


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