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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Sizzix Shaped Challenge Card!


I had seen this gorgeous Sizzix Die a while back and just had to have it. I love the shape and its just so sweet. I used Bazzill cardstock and backed paper from MME onto it, edging with a Chalk Ink Pad. The roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts, lace from stash and the image is LOTV coloured with Copic Markers and punched with a circle and scallop from SU.


I'm so sorry that I have been so quiet. Dont know where the days go. Took Daniel to the doctors yesterday as his temperature has been between 100 - 102c over the last few days. He has an ear infection and a stomach bug so wont be returning to school this week. Lucky me has him at home for 3 weeks then, and my eldest broke up today for the week.
I'm trying to get back into the swing of crafting and hope to be blogging alot more now.
These are the challenges that my card meets and will be using this die again very soon;

Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
My Time to Craft - New Baby
A Spoonful of Sugar - Shapes Galore
Stamptacular - Flower Power
Crazy Challenge - Spring (colours & flowers)
Charisma - Spring has Sprung (colours & flowers)
Colour Create - Choice of Pastels
Cute Card Thursday - Dimension
Crafty Cardmakers - Spring into Spring (colours & flowers)
Quirky Crafts - Flowers
Crafty Calendar - Flower Power

Back tomorrow with a new LOTV Challenge Card!

TTFN
Clairexx

42 comments:

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Claire,
This is fantastic. What a cute shape. The flowers are beautiful. It's fabulous.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Spyder said...

What a lovely keepsake, fabulous flowers!! and I do love those LOLV images!! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's 'Flower' challenge this time round!! (new challenge starts tis weekend!)
((Lyn))

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Beautiful and so sweet Claire, really wonderful!
Hugs Jacqueline

Christine Riley said...

Oh my goodness, this is too cute! Love the shape of the card and that image is just too cute. Love the flowers too.
Hugs, Christine

Jack said...

I can see why you NEEDED this die, so cute.
Jack (Crafty Cardmakers)

Gry-Beate said...

Just marvelous!!

;0)Gry-Beate

joey said...

Hi Claire

wishing Daniel well.x

This is stunning, such a cool idea and looks so effective.Hope you got my thankyou email :O)

xxx

6 wacky women said...

Beautiful card, Claire
Love the shape, beautiful details.

Karen x

Rosie said...

What a great card, love how you have used the roses and the cute lotv image. Sorry to hear you son is so ill, but I always find they have to get ill just before a school hol begins!!! Hugs Rosie x

Andrea said...

This is adorable!!

Tanya Rudd said...

Oh how precious.
Hugs
Tanya

Beryl said...

Oh this is gorgeous - I haven't seen this die or anything like it. Love the way you've decorated it too.
Beryl xx

Beryl said...

Oh this is gorgeous - I haven't seen this die or anything like it. Love the way you've decorated it too.
Beryl xx

nessy said...

stunning creation claire ~ so very pretty!!
sending daniel big hugs from me, poor lad having such a rough time ~had aaron home for over a month ~because of the bullying/being beaten up ~just feel so protective of them don`t you???~really not sure what i am going to do for aaron ~thought about home ed ~not so easy with our boys is it???
sending you hugs
vanessa xx

Littleted62 said...

Aww, this is so adorable Claire, love the fab shape and the gorgeous little stamp you've used. I'm trying to be good but am so tempted by the baby boy and girl from LOTV!

Nicki, xx

Sparkle said...

This is just adorable! I love the flowers all around.

Debbie said...

This is fabulous Claire, such a nice change to see a shaped card...I love the cute baby image and all the little rosebuds.
I do hope Daniel will be feeling better really soon...and good luck with the Easter Hols!;)
Hugs
Debs

Victoria said...

fantastic card x

Vee said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow this is so utterly gorgeous I love it!
So sorry that Daniel is suffering hope he feels better soon.
hugs
kim x

Kerry said...

Cute card Claire. It's really different xx

POPPET said...

This is really gorgeous love the sweet image and the colours that you have used, big hugs Pops x x x

Kirsten Aune said...

This is adorable, Claire. The image is so cute.
Have a wonderful Easter.
Hugs, Kirsten

Cheryl said...

OMG this is so adorable,such beautiul colours and embellishments!!! I hope Daniel feels better soon!!
xx

Pia said...

wow just so beauyiful card.
hugs Piaxx

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

What an absolutely stunning card my friend i am adoring the shaped template here, what a great card for a new baby, fabulous detail as always! hugs Linda x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

What an absolutely stunning card my friend i am adoring the shaped template here, what a great card for a new baby, fabulous detail as always! hugs Linda x

Sharon said...

Wow Claire this is just tooo cute!
You've done an amazing job on this card. So gorgeous.

Sharon x

Sprytebyrd said...

what a wonderful card! such a cute idea!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday! ♥
Dee (Spryte)

Nana said...

Totaly adorable. Such a cutie! Thank you for joining us at Crazy challenge this week!

angelwhispers said...

What a fabulous die!!! perfect for the new baby card, love what you created with it!! Enjoy your time with the kids and I hope you manage some me time!!! lol Love Chanelle xx

Michele said...

Oh such a gorgeous card Claire. Love the sweet image you've used and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Juls said...

Just too gorgeous!! Hugs Juls

judie said...

oh I really like this, so different, well done, its stunning, thanks for playin with us at crafty cardmakers xx

Vixykins said...

Oh wow Claire how clever is that! Fantastic :D


Thanks for coming to play at Crafty Cardmakers x

Paula said...

How adorable...the baby is just the tops! Great take on this weeks challenge at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
Pleasantly,
Paula

Tasha said...

So cute what a fantastic design
love tasha xx

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Wow - this is fantastic! What a fabulous idea. Thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

Bunny Zoe's Crafts said...

Such a pretty card Claire, lov ethe shape.Happy Easter, Hugs Nikki x

Carolyn said...

Fabulous card. Love your flowers. Thanks for joining in at SSC.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

~Christina~ said...

What a great card!!

Sharon said...

Hi Claire. This is sensational hunni. Such a superb shape and the embellishments are beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

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