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Monday, 31 August 2009

Cupcake Craft Challenge DT Card - A Recipe - Challenge Card

I've had this stamp quite a while and couldn't wait to ink her up. This weeks challenge over at The Cupcake Craft Challenge is a Recipe of 3 Buttons, 2 Papers and 2 Ribbon. This is one of those cards that just fell into place and the stamp Inca Stamps) was a pleasure to colour. Papers are BG June Bug, MS Doily Punch, Shapabilities Die, and Woodware Inverted Corner Punch. All the other bits are from my stash. I've coloured the image with Promarkers and added Crystal Stickles and a Gold Spica Pen to hightlight, then edges the image with a stitched effect tape runner pen from DaisyD. This card also fits in with this weeks Crafts 4 Eternity which is "Buttons".
As usual, the rest of the Cupcake DT, have come up with stunning creations. Hope you can join in with this weeks challenge. Quixotic paperie are sponsoring this weeks challenge with a £10 gift voucher.
I'm going to pretty quiet in blogland this next week. Its the last few days before the children go back to school but whats really sad is that Daniel will be starting Senior School and will be boarding at a Special Needs school in Margate from Thursday. So I am intending on spending the next few days with him. So apologies in advance it I dont get round to visiting you all.
That all for now, TFL
Clairexx

33 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Oh Claire, your card is absolutely gorgeous, beautifully coloured and the design and details are quite stunning. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxx

pinky said...

Smashing card Claire, really cute image and I love the way the red just keeps it all fruity.
Pinky

Juls said...

gorgeous!! Love the strawberry buttons!

Marley said...

Hi Claire..
How are you? Hope you are doing well.. Your card is just lovely, as always! nice done with the buttons, matches perfectly! xxx Marley

Nancy said...

What a cute image, Claire:O) Your colouring is wonderful. Love the cute buttons and pretty papers.
Hope you are all well, Sweetie:O)
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Cindy Haffner said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! I love those buttons, and all your layers.

Carole said...

Super card, love the buttons!
Hope all goes well with the new school.
Hugs
Carole x

Frazzled Crafts said...

Love the card Claire, especially the image it's just so cute and the papers and layout are perfect! Liz x

alina said...

Lovely card, Claire, you're right, it's such a sweet image!
I wish you a wonderful week , enjoy it, I will do exactly the same, next week the school starts here too! I hope Daniel will have a lovely schoolyear, I wish him the best !
Many hugs, Alina

Jill said...

beautiful card Claire, what a fab image hugs Jill xx

crafting diva said...

Hi Claire thank so much for talking the time to vist my blog. Stunning card you have made your so right it is a really sweet image you have used.

Donna said...

Lovely card Claire and such a fab colour combo! Good luck to Daniel at his new school, I'm sure he'll be fine :) Donna x

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous!!! Beautiful papers and love this image!!
Hugs xx

Beata Ewa said...

So lovely!! Beautiful color combo! Wonderful colouring!

Hugs, Beata

Suzette said...

Fab card claire, image coloured in beautifully and the papers are lovely. Thanks for joining us at C4E, hope to see you again next week.

Suzette xx

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh Claire!! This is just adorable!! What a fun layout and beautiful coloring details!! HUGS

Kim Piggott said...

Oh such a fabulous card!
Love those buttons!
Be thinking of you and Daniel on Thursday.
hugs
kim x

Clare (Littlebear) said...

Claire, this is totally gorgeous! Love those strawberry buttons!
Clare x

Sharon Caudle said...

Claire, this is soooo beautiful! What a gorgeous image and your coloring is spectacular!! hugs!

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Your card is beautiful, really cute!
Hugs Jacqueline

Erin said...

Gorgeous card, love all the beautiful details.
Stunning.
Hugs,
Erin x

Andie's Space said...

Chris, this is adorable. Love your colouring. The faux stitching is really cool. This is a gorgeous card & a fab interpretation of the sketch. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
Hugs,
Andie xx

Caryn said...

Aw, I hope you are ok when Daniel goes to school. That must be a bit day for you. Hugs xxx

Your card is stunning Claire - the strawberry buttons are fab.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Claire,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, cute image and love the colours and those sweet strawberry buttons.
luv
Debby

Paula said...

Another fabulous card Claire i just love the colours and fantastic detail.
Paula xxxx

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, I love those buttons :o)
Jackie xx

She said...

Great card and a lovely stamp. I hope Daniel is ok. xxxx

Emma said...

Beautiful card....gorgeous image.
Emma x

mrsspook said...

This card looks almost good enough to eat...the strawberries remind me of summer (not that we had much of one lol)
June x

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card Claire and you have coloured this image beautifully. Your papers and layout are super and I do love your strawberry buttons.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

michele said...

gorgeous card! thanks for joining us at c4e this week hugs mx

Anesha said...

Adorable card, love the pretty image. ANesha

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