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Saturday, 23 April 2011

CES DT & Challenges!


Hello everyone, what fantastic weather we are having here in England and after spending time yesterday with my hubby and children during the school holidays I got a really good suntan when visiting Leeds Castle. This weeks challenge reflects the weather and today over at the CES Challenge Blog, we would like to see your Spring Colours/Image themed cards. Most of my products are available over at Crafty Emma's Store who is having an Easter sale till the 26th April. She is offering a whopping 15% discount (use code EASTER).
The papers are from the new Echo Park 6x6 Springtime Pad. Other embellishments are WIld Orchid Flowers, LOTV Corners, MS Border Punch, Whimsy Stamp Circular Sentiment, Stickles and SU Scallop Punch. The stamp is Wild Rose Studio, coloured with Copics, also available from Crafty Emma's Store. This weeks prize is a £10 voucher to be spent in store.

Heres a list of challenges;
Prairie Fairy - April Showers bring may Flowers
Creative Friday - Open Theme
Polka Doodles - 3 Patterned Papers
Shellys Images- Show us What you Got - Anything Goes
CRAFT Challenge - Flowers
Ai Factory - Flowers in Bloom
Everybody Art - Pearls
ABC Challenge - S for Sparkle
Kaboodle Doodle - Thought of Spring/Easter
ASFOS - Lets Celebrate
Card makin Mama's - Spring Colours
Whoopsi Daisy - Free and Easy

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. A few more days with the children and husband before all back to normal. Not sure what we've planned for the next few days yet, but we'll think of something.
Had a good month with the challenges, 2 x Winners and 3 x Top 3/5, all displayed on my sidebar.

TTFN and thanks for looking

Happy Easter

Hugs

xxx

61 comments:

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww gorgeous card, fab colouring as always, luv the design, fab flowers,have lovely weekend, sue,x

angelwhispers said...

Claire this is just beautiful and such a cute image and perfect colours!!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend Love Chanelle xxx

Crea Astrid said...

What a sweetie. Nice stamp and nice colors.

Hugs Astrid.

Donna said...

Gorgeously pretty card Claire and again such fab photography...this little dragon image is so sweet and love your pretty added detail! :) Donna x

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Claire,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Clare said...

Awww what a little cutie Claire!!! gorgeous colours, limes and pinks are so bright and summery. Love the papers, nice and funky and love the way you have arranges the lovely roses. Have a wonderful Easter darlin and enjoy the rest of the hols with hubster and kids. Big hugs Clare xxx

Joey said...

Claire this is gorgeous, just love the striking colours. Have a lovely weekend. Joey xxx

Maria Therese said...

Such a cute card!

Aloesaloes said...

Gorgeous card Claire! I love the colours and the beautiful embellishments.

Happy Easter,
Loes

Nikbee said...

A beautiful card. I love your colouring os the cute image.

Nikki x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire I hope you and the family are enjoying a lovely Easter weekend. I love your card its bright and so vibrant. With hugs Shirleyx

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous card, great layout and colouring, Happy St Georges Day and Happy easter, have a fab weekend with this weather

Pinkllilac said...

What gorgeous card Claire and in such beautiful colours, love the design.
Oh I love Leeds castle.
Hugs Linda

Doreen said...

Such a gorgeous card.love it.xxx

Kristel said...

This is really a stunning card dear Claire! Looks amazing in these bright colours!
Hugs Kristel

Carrie said...

This is adorable hun.. Love fergus he is ssoo cute!! x

Janiel/ janny said...

Hello CLaire sweetie, LOVE LOVE LOVE this adorable little card!! VERY CUTE!!!

Hey Happy Birthday to you dear!!
and a very Happy and safe Easter..
hugs, Janiel

cebelica said...

Such a sweet card. I love all the details and the colours you chose. Fab work! Hugs!

~ Kendra ~ said...

Such a cute card, love the image! Pretty colors used! Thanks for joining us at Fairy Fun Friday's!

Kendra

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Beautiful work as always Claire. Loving the colors you chose and your coloring is stunning. Great use of the flowers too!!! Thanks so much for playing along this week at WHOOPSI DAISY and KABOODLE DOODLES:)

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Claire, I love the colours x

Lynsey said...

Hi Claire what a sweet card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Erika said...

ohhh
gorgeous card!

coops said...

aw wow.this is gorgeous claire.i love your beautiful colours and details and the image is really sweet :D

xx coops xx

pinky said...

Claire thats just gorgeous, a real splash of happy colours and what a little cutie:) Happy Easter to you:)
Pinky

kaylou said...

awww I love it, gorgeous image and papers.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Fuchsia said...

Lovely colours and the little flowers are perfect !

Cindy Haffner said...

SWEET and GORGEOUS!!~

Emma said...

Such a gorgeous card Claire, love the colours and embellies.
Hugs Emma x

Debbie Pamment said...

Once again I'm playing catch up - have been having a wonderful time strolling through your past few posts - I just LOVE your fabulous creations!
xXx

Saskia said...

So cute! Lovely to see your work at Polka Doodles! Thanks for joining us!

Saskia :)

xxxtglxxx said...

Aww, this is gorgeous Claire :)

Love this little dragon image, and your card just looks fabulous. Great details, so many wonderful touches to look at. Beautiful and cheery.

have a great easter sunday,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Debbie said...

Hi Claire, I love this image its so cute. I bought it a while back, I'm so glad I'm not the only one who coloured the dragon pink...just found your blog and feel really inspired.
Debbie x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie gorgeous card lush colours I love the green & the image is fabulous.
Enjoy your weekend hunni.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Princess4Wiz said...

What a wonderful card! No-one could be scared of such a cute dragon. Your colouring is just delightful. Beth. xxx

Nadell said...

Your card is so sweet. I love your coloring! Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a sweet and wonderful card Claire. The image is so cute!
Hugs Jaccqueline

Macpurp said...

cracking card! Love the colour combos. Well done on all your challenge wins.

love Teen x

Gemma said...

a lovely creation! Thanks for taking part in our Flowers challenge this week over at CRAFT! Gemma :)

spikesbitch said...

I love the colouring effect on this card. His little belly virtually shines. Fab.

Grenouille Greetings said...

Yup! When I think of the image of Spring, I automatically conjure up pink and green dragons! Tee hee! Actually - this card really does have a spring feel. Fabby image, pretty flowers and lovely bright colours! Happy Easter! Hugs, Lesley

kathr said...

love the vibrant colours in this card and the image is soooooo cute....hugs Kath...

Tanya R said...

Oh how super sweet. Love the pink.
Hugs
Tanya

Annika said...

oh, it's been ages since I've had a chance to blog-wander. It's a joy to come to see your work again - wonderfully vibrant, strong and creative..gonna spend some happy time here!
Hugs
Annika

Delphine said...

Hello Claire! Your card is gorgeous! The image is adorable and the colours are absolutely fantastic! Congratulations on your wins too:-)! I hope you have had a lovely weekend! Hugs Delphine xx

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! Claire, this is absolutely stunning. Very cute image and love the amazing colour combo. Love the yummy flowers.

Donna x

Amy Ackley said...

Your cards are just beautiful. I love the little dragon and the colors.
Amy

Tracy Johnson said...

What an adorable pink dragon. Loved the card, pink-a-licious!

Jules said...

Great card Claire.

Really bright and beautiful ... love the image very much.

I hope you had a good Easter.

Love Jules xx

Monique said...

That's so cute Claire !

Hugs Monique

Ria said...

A gorgeous Card !
Beautiful colours.
Ria

Julie said...

FAb card, Claire - love your colouring. love your layout and love all your embellies! Just gorgeous. Hope you got some peace and quiet now the rugrats are back at school! Hugs, Juliexx

Paddington fan said...

Cute dragon,great colouring & such a pretty card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week for our Flower challenge & good luck, love Jacky x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is totally fabulous Claire!
hugs
kim x

Sue said...

hi claire, your card is absolutely gorgeous, beautiful colours and fabulous colouring, i love it:)

Sue
xx

Pia said...

woooow what a beautiful card, love all great colors
hugs pia

Sue said...

Aww this is a gorgeous card. Love the bright colours and the image is SO sweet!

Sue xx

Patricia Garcia said...

Love the colors and the cute image too!! Thanks for sharing!

Hugs,
Patricia

Fot said...

Love this card the colors are just amazing! So sweet & bright

Tip Top said...

Cute dragon! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

Stampin Mindy said...

AWE! That little gal is SUPER cute! Love the pink!
Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy!

Hugs, Mindy

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