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Saturday, 9 July 2011

CES DT & Challenges and win some Candy!!



I cant believe its a week since I've posted a card. My camera lead now has a sticky dot on so we know who's who. Its saturday and not only do we have a new challenge for you over at the CES Challenge Blog. Its Crafty Emma's Store 1st Birthday and this week we are offering the challenge winner a £20 Voucher. It is also my 17th Wedding Anniversary. Actually been together 25yrs, met when I was 17.
Todays new theme is a Recipe from the lovely Jenny. We would like to see 1 Image, 2 Papers, Lace or Twine and 2 Ribbon. I have inked up a PB Stamp, coloured with Copics and Prisma's. Listed other ingredients below.
If you pop on over to Crafty Emma's Shop, you'll find looks of new goodies on pre-order with a massive 20% discount, and don't forget the new CES Inspirational Blog where us girls will be posting cards, projects and tutorials and if you would like to win some Candy, theres some of that to.
Our garden is starting to take shape and hopefully completed in the next week or so. Must remember to update piccies. Jessica had her Prom last night and she looked beautiful. She's off to Milawi on Sunday for a Month. Sure gonna be quiet without her but an experience of a lifetime though I bet she will hate living out of a rucksack, only with essentials for a month.

A few challenges;
Allsorts - Free & Easy
Crazy 4 Challenges - Summer Themed Car
2 Sisters - Summer Fun
Totally Gorjuss - Summertime
CardMaking Mama's - Summertime
Dream Valley - Ribbons
Card & Scrap - Punches/Dies
House of Gilli - Lots of Sparkle
Charisma Cardz - All about Flowers
Dutch Dare - SummerFun
Creative Craft - Pretty Blossoms
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Try It On Tuesday - Flower Power
Scrappy Frogs - Summer Flowers
One Stop Craft - Summertime

Thats it from me for now. A hectic weekend no doubt but will be finding some computer time. Need to chill after a busy few days.

Enjoy your weekend and thanks for looking

* Basic Grey Sweet Thread Paper (CES)
*Prima Pearls (CES)
*Memento Ink Pad (CES)
*Smooth Cardstock (CES)
*Gardenia Flower (CES)
*Copics
*PrismaColour Pencils
*Ribbons
*Punches/Dies
*Crystal Stickles
*Lace from Stash
*Chalks

xxx

60 comments:

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Claire! Looks fantastic! Love the details you used!
Hugs Kristel

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Claire
A gorgeous and beautiful card,Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby and my daughter's prom was last Friday and i have a few pics on my blog if you would like a look,have a lovely weeknd,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

angelwhispers said...

Beautiful card Claire just loving the image with these really pretty papers. Hope Jessica has a fabulous time and can't wait to see her prom picture. Have a great weekend Love Chanelle xxx

Doreen said...

Ooh this is just so super cute,I love it.xxx

Faye said...

Another cutie. Your colouring is FANTASTIC. XXX

kaylou said...

Aahhh Gorgeous, super cute Hun.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Claire, love the colours and the image is so cute. Hope your daughter has a fabulous trip and happy anniversary wishes to you, 17 years, wow! xxx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Claire,love the sweet image and pretty papers.Happy Anniversary,hope you have a lovely day,we got married the same year as you in september.
Wendy xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous card hunnie, love the papers you have used!

Happy Anniversary hope you have a fab weekend & get spoilt rotten!
Hugs Shell xx

Cheryl said...

Totally ADORABLE,beautiful papers and colouring!!! It took my hubby 8 years to propose too....lol....!!
Hugs xx

Carissa said...

This is such a beautiful card. Gorgeous layout and papers.
Happy anniversary.
Carissa :)

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Stunning card - the image is adorable and those DP's are lush!
Happy Anniversary.
Caroline xxx

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Claire - the DP's are beautiful and your colourng is stunning!
Thanks for playing Free & Easy with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Kelly Schelske said...

Happy Anniversary!!

Gorgeous card Claire!

Monique said...

What a lovely card Claire. I really must use me pb stamps more often.

Hugs Monique

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Claire, such pretty papers and you always add such amazing detail to your cards...beautiful hun :) Donna x

Tineke's hobby said...

what a stunning card lovely colours and great image.Beautiful papers
Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby
Hugs Tineke

Jannie said...

Beautiful card, Claire! Love the image and all the embellishments you have used.

Hugs Jannie

Nicola said...

Gorgeous creation Claire, love the sweet image!Thanks for entering our Free and Easy challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck!
Love Nicola xxx

karen said...

What a gorgeous card, so pretty and love the image. Happy Anniversary, hope you have a great day, Karenxx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Claire, love this very pretty and super cute creation. Very sweet image, stunning colouring and beautiful embellies. Happy Anniversary to you both, hope you're enjoying a lovely day.

Donna x

pinky said...

Beautiful card Claire, love all the pretty little embellishments and cute image. Dying to see that garden when its done.
Pinky

Pinkllilac said...

Congratulations on your annivesary Claire and what a way to celebrate with this beautiful card, love the image.
Hugs Linda

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card sweetie loving the sweet image & the papers are lush.
My boys would never survive a month living out of a rucksack lol......they would miss their consoles, internet & home cooking....it would kill 'em lol. My eldest went away for a week once....came back & said 'Never again' & he hasnt lol....god help him when he moves out lol.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer said...

Hi Claire! Adore this...the colours are lush! xx Jenny xx

Sparkle said...

Such a darling card!

Jodie from Oz said...

Claire, Beautiful card, the image is adorable, I love the pretty papers and your colouring and embellies are gorgeous. Congrats on your Anniversary. Thanks for stopping by and leaving such sweet comments. Have a great weekend. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Basslady said...

i love the combination of this adorable image and the fab dp's...great look!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

coops said...

absolutely gorgeous card claire.i love your scrummy papers and stunning embellies and the image is so sweet :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous Claire.
luv
Debby

Nicki (LittleTed) said...

Ahh, sweet little mousie, and gorgeous papers!

Nicki, xx

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colours, cute image

Mary Lou said...

Hi Claire~~Cute cute cute!!! Mousy is so cutely colored:)
Happy Anniversary Dear and hopes for many many more!!!
Thanks for visiting
Hugz

Sue said...

Hi hun
gorgeous card, awesome colouring, pretty papers & design, sue,x

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the papers.
Happy anniversary.
Nikki x

Lisa said...

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

Congratulations on your Wedding Anniversary. Hope your daughter enjoys her trip ... Chloe has just got back from a school trip with a case of wet smelly clothes lol!

Lisa x

BA said...

claire this is adorable!!!
send you xoxo and wish you a wonderful week
xoxo BA

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a pretty card Claire, so cute and so wonderful!
Hugs Jacqueline

Julie said...

Beautiful card Claire! So pretty and gorgeous floral papers - love them and they're so perfect with this cute little image!! Hugs, Juliexx

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So cute! Love the papers & the flowers! A perfect summer card! Thank you so much for joining us at Dutch Dare this week. If you have not done so already, you may want to hop over to my blog, as I am hosting a no strings attached blog candy with several prizes to win. I apologize if I have already given you this invitation.

Jules said...

Hi Claire

Oh this is gorgeous.

I love your cute image and all of those gorgeous background papers. What a beautiful mix.

I know what you mean about all the leads etc. We have far too many of then too .. ... and remote controls!!!!!

Have a good week.

Love Jules xx

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Claire...Love all of your papers and the image is so sweet...
Mandy x

Dobra said...

This is so gorgeous. I love how you made this one look here. Really beautiful workl as usual. I just sooo love your work.

PatR said...

Adorable card, I love it. Thanks for sharing with us over at TioT. xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire what a gorgeous card, love that mouse hes so cute. hugs Shirleyx

Kim Piggott said...

Such a super gorgeous creation Claire!
hugs
kim x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Marion said...

Hi Claire, Gorgeous card and a beautiful image. Great colour combo and delish papers and flowers.
hugs
Marion

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card I love the super cute image!
hugs, Marlies

Satu K said...

What a gorgeous card, I love it!

Kobie's Crafty Corner said...

Super Card Hun! Thank you for sharing with us!
Hugs Kobie - OSCC

Dora said...

Awww what a gorgeous card, love the colours and super cute image :) xx

Sharon Caudle said...

Gorgeous card, Claire! That image is so precious and love your papers and details! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

**Isa** said...

Hi Sweetie! been a while, hope you are good and I can see you still make gorgeous cards!!! Good to be back! *big hugs*

melsanford said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colours and sweet image :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Vanja said...

This is beautiful, Claire! Such an adorable image! I love your colouring and the papers. Congrats on your anniversary!
hugs
Vanja

Pia said...

oh what a wonderful image, love the card
hugs Pia

Julie said...

Cute, cute, cute! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

Julie

Elise said...

HI Claire! This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors of this sweet image and you did a FABULOUS job! Love it!

I've been trying to leave a comment on your blog for about 5 minutes now .. and I hope this works! lol!

Hugs,
Elise

dragonllew said...

Great card thanks for joining our Pretty Blossoms challenge at Creative Craft Challenge hope to see you again next time.
Jenny x

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