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Saturday, 12 February 2011

CES DT Card & Challenges




Hello everyone, another saturday and a little warmer. Today we have a new challenge for you over at the CES Challenge Blog. Kaylou has set the challenge and she has gone with the theme Cute & Cuddly. I don't usually do mens cards, find them really hard as I love my embellishments but been wanting to colour my Popcorn Bear from Crafters Companion for ages now and this fitted in perfectly with this weeks theme. Its not my favourite card but I'm not a bear person so something different. I've taken a few photo's as the light is really bad atm and I hate posting rubbish shots. Role on spring!!!!
I have coloured him with Copics and Prisma Pencils. The papers are HOTP - School and the Ribbon are both available from Crafty Emma's Store. She has had lots of new goodies added and loads of scrummy papers so pop on over and take a look for yourself.


Here are a few challenges that my card fits into;

Totally Papercrafts - Clean & Simple
Crafty Creations - Three Little Words
Scrap Creations - Animal Antics

I'll be back later today with my Sweet Stampin DT Card. Couldn't get it to upload all the piccies in one go, so I'll add this later today as need to take Zoe for her swimming lesson shortly.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog and all the lovely comments about my blue hair in the card below. Made and nice change to try something different, maybe I'll try this again soon. After all there are no rules and each to there own aye!!
TTFN

Hugs


xxx

23 comments:

Marlena said...

Totally gorgeous claire, perfect mens card :)

Hugs Marlene x

p.s. what is that font you use on your blog? it's lovely!! x

Lisa said...

Hi Claire, Gorgeous card! I love this cute Popcorn image and fab CAS layout.

Hope you have a great weekend :-)

Lisa x

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous Claire, Popcorn makes a great male card, your colouring is super and I love your papers. Hugs, Sxx

Carrie said...

Oh I just wanna give him a cuddle!! so cute hunni xx

kaylou said...

Hi Claire
aaahh this is sweet and coloured perfectly.. super cute Hun.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Claire!
Hugs Kristel

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire hope you managed to get Zoe to her swimming class, I love your image youve done a brilliant job on the colouring it looks so real. Fabulous card, with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

gina g said...

Hi Claire Gorgeous card, as for the lighting and spring I'm with you there hun.
Have a lovely weekend. luv gina xx

Andrea said...

what a cute card, love it
hugs andrea

Tracey T said...

I find men's cards really hard but this is absolutely perfect - your colouring is lovely! Have a fabulous weekend, Tracey xx

Georgia said...

This is so adorable! The image is so sweet and I love the fabulous papers! :) Love, Georgia xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Real cute card hun, he is a cuddly little thing!!
Hope you have a fab weekend
hugs shell xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww gorgeous card, fab colouring, lovely papers & design, sue,x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Claire,
This card is so cute and cuddly. I love it - gorgeous image.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous I'm the same with mens cards I miss all my flowers & stuff lol. You have done an awesome job here I so love the image.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Donna said...

Super cute card Claire, love the scalloped corner :) Donna x

Delphine said...

Hello Claire! I totally love your card! The image is adorable and beautifully coloured, and the clean layout is just perfect! Hugs Delphine xx

Rainmac said...

Gorgeous card Claire, your colouring is stunning xxx

Abi said...

So cute, I feel all warm & lovely! Just love it xx

Julie said...

Super card, Claire - fab colouring and layout!! Hugs, Juliexx

coops said...

gorgeous card claire.i love the sweet bear and the cas layout really shows of your fabulous colouring :D

xx coops xx

Nicki (LittleTed) said...

Aww, this is so cute hun - needless to say, I am a bear person and I think this image is adorable.

Nicki, xx

Michele said...

I actually really like this card, Claire! Is that metal in the background? It's perfect!!

Thanks so much!!
Michele R.(CA)
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