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Thursday, 8 July 2010

LOTV DT Card (its a sneak peek) & Challenges!

Today we start a new challenge over at the Lili of The Valley Challenge Blog. We have another fab sketch for you to play with and the added option of Something Girlie.
Not seen this image before? Yep, LOTV have a new launch coming out next week (14th July)and us lucky girls have had the privilege to play with the new images. We are also giving the winner of this challenge 2 of the new stamps!

This is called "Christmas Candle" and I have coloured her with Copics, Black Glaze Pen and tons of Stickles. Papers are a mix of Imaginisec and Forever Friends.

Here is a list of other challenges my card fits into;

Pile It On - My Favourite Things (has to be LOTV)
Fussy & Fancy Friday - Christmas in July
Prairie Fairy Designs - Anything Goes
Challenge Up Your Life - Candle Holder/Outdoor Lantern
Corrosive Challenge Blog - Christmas Time
Stampavie & More - Sparkling
Alys Sunday Sketch - Red, White or Blue (mostly red)
Daring Cardmakers - Rubys for July

Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog and HERE is the link to the LOTV Shop. The rest of the DT will be showing sneak peeks throughout the coming week to.
Remember to Bookmark 14th July, Christmas starts with People & Nativity!!!



Irena said...

Very beatiful card.

Jannie said...

What a stunning card Claire.
The papers and colours are beautiful.
I love this sweet image, I love this fabulous card.
Have a nice day.

hugs Jannie.

debby4000 said...

Such a gorgeous card Claire, sweet image and fab papers.

cheryl said...

oh just love this hun that image,is wonderful great detail on this too hun hugs cheryl xxxxx

Jackie said...

Oh wow! This is soooooooo gorgeous :o)
Jackie xx

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous card. Lovely colours and deatil. Oh dear! I can feel a spend coming on...xx Jenny xx

Shazza said...

gorgeous card Claire

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Claire,

This is pretty, very very cute stamp! Love the way she's holding the candle. The paper in the back, the white with red details is really lovely as well! Beautifully made!

Hugs, Wendy

pinky said...

Totally gorgeous Claire, love how you coloured her.

Random Acts of Krafting said...

So very pretty. Love Christmas in July.

Deb said...

oh wow, I love it Claire, so love this sweet image! hugs Debx

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Nicki said...

Oh, how adorable is this stamp - I love it! Your colouring is as wonderful as always, and the touch of sparkle is gorgeous.

I've been trying sooooo hard not to think about Christmas yet but I bought a new bauble stamp at the weekend so that's it, I'll just have to get into the festive mood!

Hugs, Nicki, xx

Lou said...

Hi! Claire your card is just so lovely,what a sweetie and love your colours.
Very pretty...
To think we have all those gorgeous stamps to look forward to-how fab.
hugs Lou.xx

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card Claire!!

Lynda said...

It's gorgeous! Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

Lynda xxx

Unknown said...

This is just darling!

Anna said...

Such a sweet card! Loving seeing Christmas cards in July! Thanks for joining us at Pile It On.

Cor* said...

Cute image & I was admiring the sketch then you told me where to find it! SO weird! Great coloring and the DP is TDF!!! Thanks for joining in at Fussy & Fancy & Fairy Fun Friday . Good luck.

Unknown said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining the fairies this week!


Alex said...

Wonderful card! And I can´t wait to order the new stamps ;O)
Hugs, Alex

angelwhispers said...

Wow loving these new stamps already!!! Great colouring as always and perfect papers love it Chanelle xx

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card Claire. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Claire,
This is a fabulous card in wonderful traditional colours. The image is gorgeous.
Fiona x

Shelly said...

Hi Claire! Oh how brave of you doing a christmas card, I just can't get in the mood it's so hot! Love your card and the cute image, I'm a big fan of LOTV! Hugs Shelly ;)

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire, wow love this image not seen it before shes so cute. The design and papers are fabulous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Anonymous said...

Loving the new images Claire!
Your card is gorgeous :)
Carole x

Alina said...

very pretty card, Claire!
hugs, Alina

Tracy said...

wow this is really beautiful that image is just so sweet and i love the papers you have used. Tracy x

Mina said...

ooooohhhhhhh I have to have this one Claire, shes beautiful and your colouring is spectacular
Mina xxx

Gry-Beate said...

What a lovely card!!!


Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a lovely christmascard Claire, wonderful and so sweet!
Hugs Jacqueline

Mary said...

Beautiful card! Your coloring is lovely and it is an adorable image to work with! Thanks for playing at Corrosive Challenges!

Kim Piggott said...

So super sweet Claire!
Beautiful card!
kim x

Vanja said...

Beautiful card, Claire! The image is adorable.
Hugs, Vanja

chrissy xx said...

This is Gorgeous! Love the image.

Angela said...

Claire, these is so gorgeous!! Love the snow you added and your coloring looks great!! Thanks for all your sweet comments you have let me on my blog!!

Poppet said...

Beautiful card Claire I love all the stickles, you can't get too much on a Christmas card me thinks. :-) xx

Stephanie said...

Wonderful card - it's put me in the mood for Xmas & it's 30 degrees outside at the moment! haha xxx

Macpurp said...

what a beautiful card and such a sweet wee image.

I am ignoring Xmas still. yes I may regret that later...LOL

love teen xx

Scrappy said...

Everything is simply perfect! Fab card! Thanks for joining us this week at PIO! Hope you’ll be back to join us again soon!

Tiets said...

what a fabulous card !!!Love the image!
Hugs Tiets

Sarpreet said...

hi, this is gorgeous. Love the colours.

HappyCrafter said...

Wow, so gorgeous!!! I hadn't seen that image before, now I want to shop LOL! Great colouring, and the finished product is wonderful.

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous hun i love the colours that you have used and the papers are fab too, big hugs Pops x x x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous card, love the papers and sweet image. I'm a bit worried about the new stamps coming out, I'm bound to want loads of them! Lisa x

Lynsey said...

Wow Claire what a stunning Christmas card. Love the image and all the beautiful sparkle you have added.
Hugs Lynsey x

Donna said...

Beautiful card Claire and lucky you getting to play with them firsthand. Can't wait for the release date, love your coloring and choice of papers too.
Hope you are keeping well.
Donna xx

Anonymous said...

hi, i love the christmas candle card, that is the most precious christmas card i have seen, i would love to order that one if possible, im in the united states and if i call on monday the time here would be 9;30 to 1;30 or is the time different if i call in my order. i love the glamorous gardening and the tea party , these are the 3 i would love to order. they are on my top list to order for stamps. all the lotv cards i have sen on here are wonderful and precious .

Poppy said...

aww so cute.
Thanks for joining in my blog candy give away,
Good Luck.

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh Claire, she's so beautiful! I love the way you colored her, and your design is beautiful! I love it!

Unknown said...

OH...Claire, your card is very fantastic!!!!
I love it and the colours are beautiful!!!
Adorable image
Have a good Week
Hugs, Murielle

DeeDee said...

So cute!

Thank you for joining us at Stampavie and More!

Hugs from Germany,

Stampin Mindy said...

This is lovely, great layout and flowers.

Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy's Christmas in July Challenge!

Alice said...

this is so sweet!! lovely card!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Claire

You are so lucky being able to work with these gorgeous images before everyone else. Love your card and the glitter.

Hugs Ali x


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