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Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Friday Sketcher


Afternoon all, dont know where the times go but have just managed to finish this card for the 
Friday Sketcher and get a piccie (sorry about the quality, dont know what happend there, but it looks alot better IRL). Bought these stamps at Ally Pally, (Clear Art Stamps). Love my cute cards to bits but every now and then I like to stray. I actually started my crafting off with vintage/altered cards, that was a few years ago now. It was only once I bought a few cute stamps that I found I was most comfy with them. So nice to do something different for a change. The papers are My Minds Eye and have coloured the image with Derwent ColourSoft Pencils and Sansodor. A piece of rafia, button, assorted flowers and button and L-Em punch. Distressed the edges using Tims nifty gadget and stippled with chalk ink pads. Had to get the food shop out of the way today, now I really must do the chores and hope to sit down and craft again this evening. Think I'm going to be excited tonight as I rarely go to bed before midnight. I have quite a handful of cards from crafters to open so the big kid in me is starting to rear LOL. Enjoy the rest of the day
TTFN
Clairexx

32 comments:

rachel said...

It's lovely!!:)

Kim Piggott said...

Claire this is fabulous!
Love your gorgeous design and your colours are fabulous!
Love that sentiment!
hugs
kim x

Donna said...

Cracking little card Claire and such a lovely stamp :) Donna x

Nicola said...

Such a dreamy card Claire - I so love this sweet image and all your wonderful detail.
Nicola -x-

Fern said...

Fab card Claire.
Grreat image, and i love those flowers! :O)

Fern xx

dawnmarieg said...

This is beautiful Claire.x

stampingheaven said...

Oh I remember when you were a vintage queen PML I mean your cards and things were vintage. You were converted very quickly lol. This is fab nice to see your fabby vintage stuff again. Have a super evening

Lil Sis said...

Great card claire - love the sentiment.x

Sandie said...

Gorgeous card, and that sentiment is soooo sweet.

Nancy said...

Beautiful!! Love the "old look", and the cute image goes well with the sentimen;O)

pinky said...

Beautiful, just like a vintage postcard, love all the detail.
Pinky

Sharon said...

This is so gorgeous Claire. Love that new stamp; it's a real beauty. Great use of the buttons too.
Sharon xx

lilacanglia said...

Lovely card,
super colours,
Happy Birthday for tom,
Hugs
Angie

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Claire! Love the vintage style and the beautiful floral accents. Lovely image too. :)

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Claire.

Hugs Riet.x

Wendy said...

Great card Claire
Wendy x

sugarplum said...

Lovely card and enjoyed browsing your blog. Thanks for leaving me a comment on mine as a novice blogger its really emcouraging.

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Really sweet card...nice to try something different for a change.
Hugs
Carole x

angeljakki said...

what great natural colours,
they all combine together so well.
Its lovely x

Donna said...

Lovely card Claire, you've certainly worked a lot on this card and your flowers are great.
hugs
Donna

Tammi said...

Beautiful, and love the flowers/button on the bottom, so pretty! x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Claire.
So vintage looking.
I love it!!

Karen x

Scrapmumur said...

OH...Claire, your card is Fabulous!!!
I love your composition, the papers, details and colours are wonderful.
Your image is adorable.
You have beautifully interpreted my sketch.
Thanks for your participation FS.
Hugs, Mumur

Jodi said...

This is a cute card Claire!! Love the embellishments, you did a great card for the sketch!! Love the saying too.
Hugs,
Jodi =)

Cheryl Joshua said...

Beautiful,love the earthy colours and all of your embellishments!!!
xx

Rach said...

a brilliant card Claire. love how you have added the flowers and buttons. hugs rachxx

cats whiskers said...

Hi Hun this is carmin just love it, so soft. Hope you have a fabuous birthday Hun
Hugs Jacqui x

Poppy said...

lovely card.
Happy birthday.
poppy

Joy said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Claire hope your having a great day lol

Fab card as always lovely image, brilliantly coloured and love all the detail etc. xx xx

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card Claire, I love the image, and youve coloured it up beautifully. Well done love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Valems said...

Fabulous card! The image is beautiful and I love all the details.
Hugs, Vanja

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

What a fun scenery!! I really love those flowers too!! TFS! :)

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