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Saturday, 16 October 2010

1st Sweet Stampin DT Card......

Morning all. Before I start with my card, I'd like to say thanks for all the emails I have received for a card for Daniel. Your generosity means so much and I am truly grateful to each and every one. The post is pinned at the top of my blog for a while yet.

Now back to todays card. This is my first DT card for the Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog. The girls there have been so kind and welcomed me with open arms. This weeks challenge is nice and easy "RIBBONS".
I have used my PB "The Three of Us". Coloured with Promarkers and a little bit of smooch. The papers are K & Co Wild Raspberry. The Bird is Stampers Anonymous. Stamped directly onto the paper and cut out. Other bits include, Prima Flower & Leaves, PaperMania Ribbon, MS Border Punch, Magnolia DooHickey Tag Die, Tattered Angel Glimmer Glaze, TH Bracket Die & a few Pearl Gems to finish. All the papers and image have been distressed with a Chalk Ink Pad.
I am really pleased with how my card turned out, sometime its nice to do your own thing. Could of ended up in the bin I suppose but I'm happy it didn't.
If you like to join in this weeks challenge you can find the link HERE.
The rest of my teams have gorgeous cards to show and we would love it of you could come join us or should I say Moral Support Lol.

Here are my usual list of challenges;
PaperCutz - Anything Goes
Just Inspirational - A Stamped Project
PaperPlay Challenge - Photo Inspiration
Allsorts - Bingo (pearls, stickles, ribbon)
Pennys Paper Challenge - As Long as it Flies
PaperTake Weekly - 3 of a Kind (image has 3 girls, 3 papers, 3 leaves)
City Crafter - Take Flight
OCC - Embellishments, The More the Better
Tuesdays Taggers - More Than 2 Legs
Craftalicious - Anything Goes
DutchDare - Tagalicious
Southern Girls Challenge - Layers of Patterned Paper
Pile It On - Things in 3's. (image has 3 girls, 3 papers, 3 leaves)

Have a great weekend everyone, I'm playing mums taxi today. Zoe has swimming then a birthday party so will be in and put but catching up with your blogs over the weekend.
Thanks for looking and again thanks to all of you lovely peeps who have offered to send Daniel a birthday card. It hasn't been a good end to the week but life goes on.....

TTFN
xxx




83 comments:

Rach said...

A gorgeous card Claire, fabby papers and details.xx

Riet said...

So wonderful card Claire,I love the image and the colours.
So beautiful papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.x

Vicky said...

Such a sweet card Claire. I adore the little bird! Enjoy your weekend!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Faye said...

Claire, this is simply gorgeous, I love the cute image. Have fun being a taxi, hope you get some play time tomorrow. xx

Lisa said...

Hi Claire, Gorgeous card! Such a sweet image and gorgeous papers.

Lisa x

angelique (anlou) said...

your card is amazing hun
just love it all
enjoy the weekend sweetie
good luck with the challenges
hugs angelique

Kristel said...

A wonderfull card Claire! Looks amazing!
Hugs Kristel

Sian said...

Gorgeous card, the image is wonderful aswell as the embellishments.
hugs

pinky said...

Its such a gorgeous card Claire, you will have made a great impression on the other girls! Have a great weekend.
Pinky

BA said...

this is stunning claire!! really adorable, love the images and your colouring overall.
xoxo BA

joey said...

Hiya Claire

this is gorgeous, your colourwork and detail so very pretty, have a loverly weekend. Mart is doing the run around with Syd and dance today phew!

Joey.xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Awwww this is stunning, just love it hun!
hugs shell xx

Tineke's hobby said...

Gorgeous card, the image is wonderful So beautiful papers and the details
Tineke

Lorraine said...

Hi Claire this card is absolutely gorgeous and as i have also just joined the team i look forward to getting to know you and seeing all of your work
hugs
Lorraine xx

Lisa Jane said...

what a delightful image - beautifully coloured
Thanks for joining us at sarah Hurley challenges this week
Lisa ;)

Ying Pang, said...

gorgeous card, I love it so much.Thank you very much for your lovely comments on my blog.

hugs,
ying

xGemmax said...

Congrats on your DT position and gorgeous card too!
hugs and xxx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Claire,
Wow this card is a beautiful creation. I lov ethe colours and image and the large bird is awesome.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Vicky said...

Hellooooo my lovely jubbly teamie twice over he he hee. I bet you dont ind playing taxi really espec as you have your nice new shiny motor varoooooom lol. This card is stunning I love the bird it looks fab. Your colouring on the fab image is as fantastic as always. You should be pleased with your card hun its amazing Hope you have a good weekend hunni.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire, that looks stunning, I love that image of those three what a pretty three they are, the papers and design is gorgeous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx
The card is on its way.

Kahvinpapu said...

This really is stunning! I love it!
Have great weekend!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Claire :-) the image is very cute and the papers and all the deatils are just beautiful :-)

thanks for joining us on the PTW Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Juls said...

fabulous!!! Love the bird you have added in the corner!! Hugs Juls!!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Claire
A gorgeous card
hugs Dianne xx :)

Tracy said...

Wow this is really fabulous, I love the image and your finishing touches are just perfect.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Mummylade said...

wow, that is so supercute! Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts bingo challenge this week and good luck.

Kerry said...

Gorgeous card Claire, really pretty image and so beautifully coloured.

Thanks for joining us at "anything goes" this week.

Love Kerry xxx

Georgia said...

This is so gorgeous Claire - the bird and image are so cute and I love the pretty colours you've picked! :) Love, Georgia xx

Tracey said...

Hi Claire, I love this card it is so pretty & that image is really sweet :)

Hope you're having a great weekend.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

mforquer said...

Claire - SO wonderful - love all those details! Thanks for playign at Paper Cutz!
melissa

Lindsey said...

Oh my goodness! This is GORGEOUS! Love the image and the layout, infact love everything about it!
Linds x

Rivien said...

Such a sweet card Claire!
Enjoy the weekend and good luck with the challenges! LOL

LG Britta

amanda stokes said...

Gorgeous card Claire!Love the image and fab details :)
hugs amanda xx

Dorcas said...

Love this, Claire! Such a pretty layout and colors. The tag is a sweet addition too. Thanks so much for joining in on the challenge at DDCC!

sue said...

A really lovely card! Love the image colouring and layering! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge :)

Kleeblatt said...

Beautiful card. I like your image and the colors. Thanks for the playing by CSSC. I hope, we see you in the next week again.
Good luck.
Hugs Monika

Abi said...

It's lovely Claire, so much detail & sooo pretty x

Viv said...

Beautiful card! Love these papers and the layering you've done. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. Viv x

Love crafts forever said...

OMG! This card is gorgeous. Thanks for playing with Stampin with the Dragon. Hugs, Nataliya.

Tracy said...

That image is just so cute! I love the softness of this card. So girly! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Just Inspirational!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Perfectly darling! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Very pretty! sweet image! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card, Claire! Such wonderful coloring and I love the layout!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Tags challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥
Sprytebyrds Spot

Patricia said...

Very pretty, I love the flower emblishments, Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls, Good Luck.
~Patricia
SGC DT

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

So adorable Claire! What a sweet and wonderful card, super!
Hugs Jacqueline

*Vicki* said...

AWW!! What a super sweet image and so beautiful done up on this creation!!! Love it!! :)

Sammibug said...

Claire, this is absolutely gorgeous, wow! So many wonderful elements!! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Stamping With The Dragon.

Scrapmumur said...

OH...Your card is very gorgeous, Claire!!!
Beautiful colour and your image is adorable.
I love it!!!
Big hugs, Murielle

Doreen said...

This is stunning Claire,what a gorgeous image.xxx

Jeannie said...

Absolutely cute and gorgeous all rolled into one! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Paper Play Challenges.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Carrie said...

I love this card hun...simply stunning...thats for joining my team xxx

Alie de Vrij-Venema said...

Hi Claire!
This is so lovely! You did a great job!!
xx Alie

Daniele said...

gorgeous card good luck with your first card thanks for joining us at Just Inspirational
hugs

gina g said...

Hi Claire i love this fab image papers and embellies. Thanks for joining us at the Craftalicious challenge this time. luv gina xx

Beth said...

This card is beyond cute. Thanks for playing with us at Stamping With Dragon Challenge Blog.
Beth

Autumn said...

Fabulous! Love your layout! Awesome, beautifully colored image! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls!
xxAutumn

Alicia said...

This is a very sweet card. I love the sentiment. Thanks for joining in our layers challenge at Southern Girls.
Alicia xx

angelwhispers said...

Claire this is wonderful and such a gorgeous 1st dt card!! Love the image it's just beautiful and the colours and detail perfect!!! Love Chanelle xxx

louise said...

Wow gorgeous card, love it so much.
Louise xx

Pops x said...

Gorgeous honey i love your colours on this one so cute hugs Pops x

Michelle Singer said...

Beautiful card and such a sweet image. I'm so glad you entered it into our challenge at Southern Girls. Thank you! I hope you'll join us again for our next challenge.
Hugz,
Michelle

Kim Piggott said...

Such a beautiful card Claire!
Gorgeous work!
hugs
kim x

Ros said...

Absolutely beautiful! thanks for joining us at CCCB

Christine Riley said...

What a gorgeous card, that image is so precious!
Hugs, Christine

Bernadet said...

beautiful card Claire!!

Sandra's scrapsels said...

What a sweet and lovely card you've made Claire!!

Greetz, Sandra

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Oh this is so adorable. What a wonderfully sweet image. I love the pretty borders and that gorgeous dove.
Caroline xxx

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous so so pretty thank you for playing along with us at Stamping With The Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

Cindy Haffner said...

STUNNING!

Pat (mspfd) said...

What a gorgeous creation! Superb design and a beautifully colored image... it is precious and your details are amazing.

Ila said...

This card is Absolutley Gorgeous!!..love the image, your coloring and details are Fabulous!!..Hugs, Ila

Heather Maria said...

This is such an adorable card, Claire! Wonderful colouring and details! Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week!

Chelsea said...

Hi Claire, this is just stunning! Lovely colors and so beautiful.
Love,
Chelsea

Tara said...

This is adorable Claire, I LOVE this image, so sweet!! Beautifully put together as always! ;o)
Hugs Tara xx

Delphine said...

Here I am, at last... Your card is gorgeous, Claire! The image is really sweet, the papers are beautiful, and I love all the details that work really well together! Enjoy the rest of your evening:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

dragonllew said...

Fab card thanks for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon.
Jenny x

Mazz said...

great card, great take on the challenge at Southern Girls xx

Cheryl said...

Oh this is just gorgeous! Thank you for joining the Tags challenge at Meljen’s Designs. We hope you will join us again next week.

--Cheryl--

MommaJess said...

This is too pretty. I love the tag peeking out from the image. Thanks for joining the Tag challenge at Meljens.

Jess

Grenouille Greetings said...

Hi Claire. Welcome to Sweet Stampin! I am one of your teamies (on Faye's team) and I'm sorry for not saying "hi" earlier but I was on holiday. This card is so pretty! Love your double border punch and how some of your design elements are outside the square of the card (makes putting it in an envelope tricky though, huh!). Anyway - I have been away for nearly four weeks so I have lots of catching up to do and need to get started. I'm sure to drop by from time to time though! Warmest wishes, Lesley

Dragons Lair Designs said...

Great cvard thank you for joining us here at the Stampin with the Dragon Challenge Blog.

Hugs Janette
Stamping Dragon Designs

Dragons Lair Designs said...

Great cvard thank you for joining us here at the Stampin with the Dragon Challenge Blog.

Hugs Janette
Stamping Dragon Designs

Princess Scary said...

Cute Card!

Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges :o)

Sarah x

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