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Stars, a Scarf and Chocolate Brownies...

Yay! I've made a card! It's for the 'Less is More' challenge 'Stars'. Can't believe I've only just come across this challenge blog - I'm definitely a less is more kind of girl!  I'm experimenting with using non-traditional Christmas colours this year and I love this Bubblegum pink.  What do you think?

I've had a few requests to share my knitting and baking so here goes.

While I was at the Knitting and Stitching Show last month.  I bought this fantastic loopy yarn from the lovely girls at Crafty Yarn.  All you need is one ball of yarn, the pattern is on the ball band, and in no time you've got a pretty lacy scarf.
Chocolate brownies, it's a Nigella recipe from her last TV series.  I've tried various brownie recipes and find this one is the easiest, quickest and tastiest!

It's going to be a Pink Petticoat Christmas for me this year, and the production line is in full swing, I'll be back to share some more Christmas designs very soon.  Enjoy your Monday :)

Pink Petticoat Downloads:  Handwritten Sentiments and Sprinkle of Twinkles
Fiskars Squeeze Punch - Star
Berisfords Satin Ribbon in Shocking Pink from The Ribbon Girl


  1. I'm so glad you found us Vicky... this is a fabulous card and the vibrant pink is awesome!
    Thanks so much for joining us and we hope to see you again next time.
    If you would care to visit some of the other 'LIMettes' and leave comment that would be wonderful!
    "Less is More"

  2. Perfectly made! Just adorable :)

  3. How beautiful! Love the vibrant pop of pink, and the brownie looks yummy, must google that recipe!

  4. Stunning card Vicky and the brownie doesn't look bad either!

  5. Fab!! fab and ...... yummmy .... LOL all beautiful Vicky, loving that loopy scarf xx

  6. Hola Vicky, welcome to LIM, diferent and vibrant card for christmas time, great idea!.
    Take care and eat cake(brownies).
    A hug from Palma de Mallorca

  7. Stunning card Vicky, what a FAB idea to have the paper hidden beneath and only showing through a punch out! Thanks for the great inspiration!

    Im drooling over your chocolate brownie too! How cruel is that!! lol!

    Keryn x

  8. love your pink design! fabulous!
    dee x

  9. This is a real stunner! You've made the pink perfect for Christmas! Vx

  10. Oh I love it! Glad you found us LIMettes
    Jen x

  11. Super Christmas card! Love the pink. The chocolate brownies looks so yummy!

  12. Welcome to LIM! I love your card. Those bright pink stars are wonderful, and the ribbon a perfect finishing touch. :) Ann

  13. I feel like I'm reading about myself Vicky! Same name,and I too love card making (CAS is my favourite style), love knitting and baking!! I too have just made a loopy scarf. Have you tried the Rio can can as well?? As for Brownies... they're my favourite, although I have been making Parkin the last few weeks, being festive for this time of the year an all!!
    Love your CAS chrisrmas card. Alternative colours can work really well for christmas, especially when it's just being mixed with white!
    Love your blog too!!
    Hugs, Victoria ~x~

  14. Just love your vibrant coloured card, I sooo love pink too so it's a winner already. Mmmm that brownie looks most tempting too...I also made a scarf similar to that...several in fact lol :O) Viv xx

  15. Love the stunning card, love that scarf and OMG...LOVE that brownie!! Yum...yum!! I'm with you on the Nigella recipe, it's my favourite too and always works a treat!!
    Enjoy that little slice of chocolate heaven!
    Love Emma xxx

  16. Great you joined us Vicky, your card is stunning....I've just had a little spend at Pink Petticoat so thanks for the inspiration :)
    Jenny x

  17. More stunning creations...your brownies look absolutely yummy!

  18. hI vICKY
    Gorgeous modern Xmas card and Hot it .....and the Brownie.....Yummy....
    Hugs sylvie
    I have now become a follower

  19. Love the card and that brownie recipe is my favourite too, everyone gets them off me for gifts and they are never disappointed, it works everytime :-)

  20. Not keen on brownies,but I love your card! Crisp, colourful but very elegant! Mary G x

  21. WOW beautiful card and the cookies look brill too, Gay xx

  22. Your card made me the pink!!!! Your brownie made me hungry...looks delish:)!!!

  23. Such a beautiful card Vicky..
    cake???hmm `delicious`
    eNJOy the rest of your weekend:) x


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