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Thursday, September 1, 2011

"Hen Night" Card for CropStop

Anyone familiar with what a "Hen Night" is?  I hail from an Asian tropical country, thus, I'm not familiar with the term.  My research from ArticlesBase came up with this description / definition:

"Hen nights are a common theme party for many women. There are many to be married women who get a hen night party from their friends and associates. A hen night is the female version of the stag night for men and is completely restricted to women.

The term hen night is most popular in countries like the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia although the concept is popular all over the world. In the United States, hen nights are more commonly known as bachelorette parties. The term stagette is more popular in Canada. In some other English speaking countries, the terms girls’ night out and kitchen tea is used for describing hen nights.

Hen nights make one of the best surprise parties for women who are about to get married. Unlike the bachelor parties that most often end up in drinking sessions and orgies, the hen nights are seen more as an occasion to build female bonding. The organizers are typically one or more of the women who have been invited to the wedding ceremony and they decide what to do on the hen night that they have chosen for the bride."

I guess we Filipinos, have these all along.  It's what we call "Shower Party" or "Despedida de Soltera"

Anyway, without further ado, here's my September project for CropStop's Challenge #35 - Template Week:

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: Star Paper Corp., Pattern Paper: Daisy D’s, Die Cut Image: Ling Designs, Ink: All About Scrapbooking, Thread: DMC, Adhesives:  Polar Bear, Mounting Squares, TOOLS: Punch & Stamp Butterfly: Martha Stewart, Glue Shot: Stanley, Craft Pick: Tim Holtz, Rubber Stamping Mat: Darice

DESIGN NOTES:  Techniques used - sewing & pattern paper ribbon

CropStop's Inspiration Sketch by Gloria Stengel
I would like to share with you a CropStop 10% off with no min purchase required discount code: CTCH-2Use the discount code when checking out your puchases.  To shop at CropStop, click here.

Winner of the Sketch Challenge #35 will be announced Fri., September 9, 2011 at US timezone (EST).  

Come & join in on the fun! Good luck!!

1.  Card Makin Mamas Challenge #27 – Pink   
2.  Digi’s With Attitude Challenge #32 – Anything Goes  
3.  Phindy’s Place Challenge #70 – Make Your Own Embellishments  
4.  Poodle’s Parlour – Anything Goes  
5.  Sweet n’ Sassy Digis SNSDC17 – Your Fave Color Combo  
6.  Squiggle Stamps Challenge – Glam & Glitz  
7.  Totally Gorjuss Challenge 95 – As You Like It!  
8.  Card Cupids – Cards with Stitching  
9.  Pile It On #35 – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun  
10. Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge #41 – Anything Goes  
11. Heart Songs Inspiration #13 – Anything Goes / Fave Color Combo  
12. KB Cute Monday Challenge 27 – Include a Butterfly  
13. My Craft Spot Monday Challenge #23 – “Sew” much Fun!  
14. Stamp R Us Challenge – Anything Goes  
15.  The Ribbon Reel Challenge #9 – ‘Sugar Plum’ with Photo Inspiration

16.  Little Miss Muffet Challenge #17 - Purples, Blues & Greens 
17.  Truly Scrumptious Challenge 64 – Rocked Up Pink  


  1. Beautiful card Kath, great colour tone just right for our Challenge at Little Miss Muffet Stamps.

    Hugs Shirley x x

  2. Thanks for playing along at SNSDC =)

  3. Very pretty card. I love your stitching. Thanks for joining the Heart Song challenge this week. Good Luck. Hope to see you again next week.

    Debbie HSI DT

  4. This is lovely, a very pretty card, i do like your paper bow and fab stitching. Thanks for joiningus at The Ribbon Reel this week!

  5. Wow this is lovely Kath. Love those colours and design. Neat with the sewing details as well. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss this week and good luck. Hugs Bettina - fella KD teammember

  6. Love the stitching....pretty card !Thanks for playing along with us this week, at My Craft Spot !

  7. Cute! Love the stitching and the colors. Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges this week!

    DT Member

  8. Love the sewing around the edges, beautiful. The butterflies give a nice touch too. thanks for sharing this with us at Squiggle Stamps Glam and Glitz challenge, hope to see you soon, maybe even for the next challenge which starts later to day. hugs heidi x

  9. What a great idea for a card! We have Hens Nights here in Australia, but I've never thought of giving a card! You've made a fabulously sweet card!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Heart Song Inspirations this week!
    Hugs, Shannah xox HSI-DT

  10. Fabulous, love the stitching! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel!

  11. So pretty! Your stitching looks wonderful and is the perfect touch on this card.
    Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Small Bits of Paper

  12. such a pretty card thank you so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
    hugs sara x

  13. Amazing girl! I love all the details and I'm so glad you are part of our CropStop team!! Hugs, Rosie

  14. This card is stunning!!! Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges this week!

    Katja (Katzz)
    DT Member