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Tuesday, 14 April 2009

Remember this card?

This is the card I entered into the "Stamp with Us" challenge which was a simple sketch. But everytime I looked at it, it was bugging me as it lacked something.

So this is the edited version, amazing how a few more simple embellishments can lift a card. Just thought I'd share with you.

Hope you had a lovely Easter, the weather was pretty good to us. BIL and family came down for the day yesterday and they went home 2 short, I've now got my niece and nephew staying for a few days and with 5 kiddies, doubt I'll be around as much this week either.
Hope you all have a lovely Easter Break and the Easter Bunny was good to you and the children.
Take Care!


Riet said...

what a gorgeous card ,l love the image.

hugs Riet.x

Anonymous said...

This card is fab., love the colours and all the flowers.!

Thank you so much for your birthday card, it arrived today, absolutley wonderful!


margaret said...

It was a pretty card before but now it looks really pretty. What a difference just a little more can do.xx

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, you are so right. The flower arrangements really finishes the creation off beautifully. Hugs from Desire

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous,love the bright colours and your sweet little image!!!

Anonymous said...

OH wow!! You've really done some awesome changes to your creation!! Love what you did Claire!! :)

stampinfrog said...

GORGEOUS! Love the additional flowers! Have fun with all those kiddos!TFS
Hugs, Connie

Cindy Haffner said...

Yes it's perfect with the added flowers.

DawnMarie said...

Hi Claire, both versions of your card are lovely however the 2nd one with the added embellishments is beautiful, I'm always a bit scared incase I use to many embellishments and it drowns the image but this is perfect. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

nessy said...

liked the card before ~but you are right it now looks fab ~gosh good luck with all those children ~i have problems with two!!
vanessa xx

Karen said...

Hi Claire,
I loved it the first time around, but now it is even better. I am a huge fan of flowers and the more the better!!
Karen x

Janny said...

oooh what a lovely card and what a little embellishment can do!

Sharon said...

It looked great before Claire but I love it with the flowers and leaves. I'd like to pass on a blog award - just pop over to my blog to pick it up.

June said...

YOu have a busy few days ahead of you with so many kids around, I am having a quiet week as mine as with my parents so lots of cardmaking to be done :)
The extra embellishments really do finish off the card, I love the little flourish on the little strip is that a rub on or a stamp...details please so I can add to my ever growing wish list
June x

Anonymous said...

That card is far too sweet!

Peet said...

Gorgeous Claire!!! beautiful colors.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card! You're right, there is a difference. I love to see lots of embellishments on a card.

Hugs, Vanja

Emma said...

Lol at editing your card. Looks fantastic.
Emma x

Carole said...

Stunning Claire, such a pretty card, love the flowers detail.
Carole x


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