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Saturday, 7 May 2011

CES Challenge DT Card & other challenges...



Finally, another weekend and time for a new challenge over at the CES Challenge Blog. Thanks to all who entered last weeks Photo Inspiration Challenge, pop on over to the Challenge Blog and see if you are the lucky winner or in our Top 3.
This week we would like to see your favourite "Colour Combination". As usual Emma will be giving a £10 voucher to be used in her store.
 I've gone all girly with Pink, Green and Yellow. So summery and pretty.
The stamp is a new realise from The Greeting Farm from the new "Creepy Crew - Syren". She's been coloured with Copics.  Papers are the new BG Sweet Thread which are available from Crafty Emma's Store along with the Flowers and Prima Pearls.
Also on my card are MS Border and Leaf Punches, Ribbon and loads of Crystal Stickles, even in her hair. All paper edges distressed with a Chalk Ink Pad


Heres a list of challenges;
Mami Doodles - Lets Gets Girly
Raise the Bar - 3 Patterned Papers & Flowers
Lets Ink It Up - Embellish It, No Digi Images
Shellys Images - Sugar and Spice
PaperPlay - Show Us Your Style (girly & flowers)
Stampin B's - Use Flower Soft, Liquid Applique or Glitter
Southern Girls - Lets hear it for the Girls
All That Scraps - Anything Goes
My Mums Craft Shop - Cute and Girly
The Paper Shelter - Bling It Up
For Fun Challenge - Card with Lots of Flowers
Stamp with Fun - Lace or Ribbon
Clear It Out - Ribbon/Trim
Kaboodle Doodle - Its the B's Knees (bow and bling)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Tuesday Taggers - Something Old, Something New (new image/papers - old punches)
Wags n Whiskers - Use Die or Punches
Wee Memories - CRAFTS
Pear Tree Designs - Free for All
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Dream Valley - Flowers
One Stop Craft Challenge - Birthdays
By The Cute and Girly - Anything Goes
7 Kids College Fund - April Showers bring May Flowers
Crazy 4 Challenges - April showers Bring may Flowers


Looks like a quiet weekend ahead. Who knows what I'm gonna get up to. Need to get the kids some new bits so maybe some retail therapy.

Have a good weekend and thanks for stopping by my blog today.

My candy is now closed and I will draw the winner after the weekend.
Good luck to all who entered

Hugs
xxx

78 comments:

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Claire
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the image and paper's are gorgeous,have a lovely weekend,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

angelwhispers said...

Claire this is just gorgeous!!! The hair is just fab and looks amazing with these beautiful papers and flowers!!! Love it!

Have a great weekend Love Chanelle xxxx

Kristel said...

That is a stunning card Claire! Love the brigt colours you used!!
Hugs Kristel

Christa said...

hi claire she looks awesome love your card the colors and flowers are great hugs christa

Sally Morgan said...

Hi Claire
Love the way you've coloured the image, really beautiful coordination with the sweet papers. Stunning card!
*hugs* Sal x

Doreen said...

Oooh this is just gorgeous Claire,I love the colours.xxx

Tracey T said...

Now THAT'S what I call hair! What a brilliant colour combo - it works really well. Have a fab weekend love - enjoy your retail therapy! Tracey x

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Claire and such brilliant photography too...I love the colours and detail on this one :) Donna x

Tasha said...

Wow i think this is stunning! Such a beautiful card. The colours are gorgeous and i love your colouring
love tasha xx

Jack said...

Beautiful card. Love this image and the use of that border punch is inspired. Thanks for joining our challenge at Dream Valley. xx

Crafty_Fairie said...

What a great design thanks for sharing it with us at PTD.

Kerry

Juls said...

this is just gorgeous!! I love her pink hair and the little dots of sparkle!!

Hugs Juls

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous love love love the colours hun & the image is fab.
Hope you have a good weekend shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Sue said...

beautiful card, such gorgeous colours, very pretty indeedy

Thank you for joining us at MMCS

Sue
xx

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Brilliant LO for this card! the image is so cute! love your DP :)
Thank you for playing with us at BTC&G and good luck! X

pinky said...

Oh Claire this is sooooo sweet. I love her hair and those gorgeous papers. Hope the garage is looking better lol.

*Vicki* said...

Oh my gosh girl!! I am really loving that pink hair!!! GORGEOUS colors and what a fantastic layout with all of the details!! Wishing you a lovely weekend dear!! Thanks for sharing! *Vicki* from Stamped Smiles

Cor* said...

OH this is so super summery kewl! love your flower arrangement and the bling in her hair! Thanks for sharing your embellie filled creation this fortnight with us at LIIU!

Tineke's hobby said...

whaat a gorgeous card i love the colours the yellow colour is great
Lovely image and papers
Hugs Tineke

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is gorgeous love your colour choice and the design, big hugs love pops x x x

cebelica said...

This is gorgeous! Your coloring is amazing and the paers you used are fab. Fantastic card! Hugs!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, what a fun card. So bright and love the pink hair. Marianne x

Cindy Haffner said...

Super super PRETTY!!~

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow totally gorgeous Claire!
hugs
kim x

Liz, said...

Beautiful Claire, love those flowers,

Lizx

Jo said...

Fab card Claire, love the colours. Jo x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Claire, what a very pretty card, love the gorgeous image and very pretty flowers. Amazing colouring as always especially love her hair.

Donna x

Kellylouj said...

Wowee this is fantastic!!

Nannieflash said...

Wow Claire thats certainly bright and vibrant, love that image and your papers are gorgeous. with hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

karen said...

Hello Claire, wowser what a gorgeous card, beautiful image and colours! hugs, Karenx

Mary J said...

Wow, wow, wow!! You are the master of layouts, Claire!!

coops said...

wow!! fantastic card claire.i love the image and your colours and details are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Sandra said...

Beautiful card Claire....such a lovely image and perfect finishing touches....thanks for joining us this week at TPS.

Take care
San x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just gorgeous hun, love the LO those flowers look fab!
hugs shell xx

Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion this week, good luck!

Fleur said...

Wow what a cheerful card ~ I adore her hair
Hugz Fleur xXx

Angela Weimer said...

Lovely card and such beautiful colours. Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday and have a wonderful week. Angela

cgl1539 said...

Her hair is gorgeous! I fell in love with this image. You did a wonderful job on this card.

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, adorable card, such a sweet image.
luv
Debby

Debs said...

Oh wow Claire this is stunning - love the image and the DP's are beautiful!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
{{Debs}} xx

Sarah said...

Stunning card Claire, I love the colours and details x

louise said...

Wow what a bright and cheerful card love the colours and image
Louise xx

KarenB said...

Your card is stunning! The hot pink / yellow combo is just perfect. And the colouring... wow.

Sarpreet said...

gorgeous card

hi, I have launched some blog candy in aid of charity, would appreciate any shout outs, please
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xxxtglxxx said...

Wow claire - this is a stunner!

Love the glorious papers and your colouring of the image is fab.

hugs

xxalisonxx

nessy said...

gorgeous girly card claire ~love the bright colours and love all those scrummy flowers ~ stunning!
vanessa xx

melsanford said...

Beautiful card - love the pretty colours! The flowers and border punch are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Claire said...

Wow beautiful card, the colours are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Claire

Beautiful card - thanks so much for joining us this week over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.

Tina

Liz's creative corner said...

Thanks for joining us at paper play with this beautiful card showing us your lovely style, love the hints of glitter in her hair, hugs Liz xx

La Vikinga said...

WOW there's an amazing amount of coments already but let me just say I admire cards like this; full of colours and joy!!!

Charlotta / La Vikinga

Sharon said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Claire. I love the fab colours.

Sparkle said...

Such a gorgeous card!

Clare said...

I knew you were a bright & funky chick before i saw the colour combo on your card Claire!!!. What a fun colour scheme hun and a real cutie of an image. Gorgeous card. Big hugs Clare xxx

Kazza said...

Such a gorgeously colourful card!! She is quite adorable! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. Karenxx

Faye said...

Hi Claire, it's lovely to be a teamie with you again, even if only for a few weeks! This is super, I love the zingy, summery colours. Very nice indeedy. xxx

Francy said...

Gorgeous card. I love the colors are very funnies.
Francy

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is just stunning love love that image and the colors are amazing hugs cheryl xxxx

Faye said...

Oh this is a lovely pretty card. Thanks for playing at MMCS this week. xxx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….. Thanks for joining us at TPS…

Hugs
Judith

Kirsten said...

such a pretty card. love the design and the bright colours. Thanks for playing along with us at Southern Girls. Kirsten

Cheryl said...

Cute card! I love the colors you used.


~Cheryl~

Mau xx said...

This is just amazing....lol I love her hair colour :)) could do with that to cover my grey. What a fab happy, bright card..Love it xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

WOW ... this certainly SCREAMS Sugar & Spice!! Awesome creation!
Thanks so much for joining in our Sugar & Spice Challenge at Shelly's Images!

Darlene
Shelly's Images DT

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, love the vibrant colours :o)
Jackie xx

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic Card! Great take on the die cuts and punches challenge! Thanks for playing along with the Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge!
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps

Sammibug said...

Gorgeous card! Fabulous colors! Thank you for joining us in our Sugar and Spice challenge at Shelly's Images!

Delphine said...

I was sure I had commented on your card, but now it seems I haven't, ooops! I love it, love it, love it! The image is fantastic, beautifully coloured, and the papers and flowers are gorgeous! Hugs Delphine xx

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful card Claire! Fab image, love the bright colours and all your gorgeous details :o) Lisa x

Scrapmumur said...

OH...Claire, I love your card!!!
The combination of colors is very fantastic!!!
Your image is adorable.
Big hugs, Murielle

Sue said...

Ooh this is stunning! great colour combo and it is so beautiful with the image and the flowers. Gorgeous!

Sue xx

Anita Hovey said...

Fabulous card! My fav color combo :) Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar this week.

Trinh said...

Such a pretty design! So glad you joined us for a Mami Doodles challenge!

Cheryl said...

WOW this is beautiful and such a pretty colour combo......love it!!!
xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Gorgeous pink, yellow and green colour combo. Delightfully coloured image and beautiful floral decoration. Love it! Hugs, Lesley

Christine - Cndn Stamper said...

Love your bright colours. I so need to experiment with non-traditional hair colours. Love the effect it gave on your card. Thanks for playing at For Fun Challenges.

bora said...

This is just magical! Amazing paper! (:

rachel said...

beautiful and very sweet card!:)

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