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Saturday, 30 July 2011

CES DT & Challenges!


Good morning everyone, its saturday and looks like its going to be a nice day here. I'm in high spirits today as after 9 weeks the landscapers have finished our new garden and it looks wonderful. I will post some piccies next week but cant get on the grass yet. Its a new challenge over at the CES Challenge blog today and this week Vicky has chosen the theme 
"Feeling the Blues".
I have used my first "Molly Bloom" Stamp and coloured her with Copics and Prisma Pencils with Sansador. Prima Papers, Flowers, various Punches and Dies, Stickles, Viva Pearl Pens and the Sentiment is Wild Rose Studio. Alot of these products are available in Crafty Emmas's Store. Do check out what my lovely teamies have made this week, gorgeous cards as always.

 Heres a few challenges;
Allsorts - Free & Easy
Sew Many Challenges - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Photo Inspiration
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. A short and sweet post as a million and one things to do today.
I'm well overdue a good blog hop and hope to be visiting many of you soon
Have a lovely weekend!

Hugs
Clairexx
xxx

57 comments:

arjette said...

Your card is beautifull Claire!!

gr. arjette

Miria said...

Hi, Claire! Such a lovely card! I like the MB image and the colours, hugs, Miria

Janette said...

Morning Claire,What a fab card, love the MollyBloom image, so cute and beautifully coloured......can't wait to see pics of your garden, mainly because I am so nosey...lol...have a good and sun filled week-end...thats my hope anyhow.xx

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Claire! Looks amazing!!
Hugs Kristel

Sarah said...

Beautiful card Claire, love the blue shades and the layout x

Sue said...

Hi hun
a gorgeous card,lovely image & colouring,pretty papers & embelies, have lovely weekend, sue,x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Claire.xxx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Claire,love the image and the blues look beautiful.
Wendy xx

Tracey T said...

This is lovely, Claire - a really cute image and such pretty papers. So pleased to hear that the garden is finished - can't wait to see the photos! Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Tracey x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Dora said...

Awww how sweet and so pretty this is, love the image, so cute xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card hun, love the image she is fab!
Hugs Shell xx
Have a fab weekend

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Gorgeous card - your colouring is perfect and I love those pretty DPs.
Caroline xxx

Teresa said...

Oh what a beauty! Great colouring. hugs Teresa xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is so gorgeous I am loving this shade of blue. A really beautiful card my hunni.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Nana Diana said...

This is just gorgeous, Claire!! I love the flower groupings and the image is adorable.

Tracy said...

Hi Claire,
I love this creation, the design and colouring is fabulous. Cute image too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Deb said...

gorgeous card Claire, enjoy your new garden!
Have a great weekend, Debxx

Cazza said...

What a gorgeous stamp and you've coloured her perfectly! Such a pretty card :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

chrissy xx said...

Fablous Molly Bloom card! LOve this image and LOve your colours.
Chrissyxx
Great news about your garden! Looking forward to seeing pictures.

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Claire - the image is adorable and as always your colouring is amazing!
Looking forward to seeing the pics of the garden.
Enjoy your weekend.
Debs xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Claire, this is such a sweet card!
Hugs Lynsey x

coops said...

gorgeous card claire.your blue colours and details are beautiful and i love the sweet molly bloom ;D

xx coops xx

pinky said...

Claire its just gorgeous. Would you believe thats the only Molly bloom stamp I own too lol. Great job.

Sue said...

Aww this is gorgeous Claire! I love Molly Blooms! Beautiful colouring and those papers, flowers and embellies are stunning!
Have a great weekend!
Sue xx

xxxtglxxx said...

These Molly Bloom stamps are so sweet!! :)

Gorgeous card in fabulous shades of blue Claire, love it :)

Have a great day,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Cindy Haffner said...

PRETTY PRETTY PRETTY!!~

Pinkllilac said...

Love your card Claire,the image is so sweet and love the colours, the papers are delish.Can not wait to see you garden.
Hugs Linda

Emma said...

An adorable card Claire, loveall the details.
Hugs Emma x

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card :o)
Jackie xx

Pia said...

Your card is beautifull Claire
Have a nice day
hugs Pia

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is one stunning card your coloring is amazing and your detail is just brilliant hugs cherylxxxxxxx

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a beautiful card. I love the cute stamp and the bleu colours.
Hugs Jacqueline

Delphine said...

Such a beautiful card, Claire! I love the image you have used and the DP is so pretty! Congratulations on your new garden:-)! Have a great Sunday! Hugs Delphine xx

Arline said...

This is stunning! Beautiful card and love the image!xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Claire, stunning colouring on this little cutie, Love the papers and gorgeous sparkly details. :o)

Donna x

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card, love the Molly image and the blue's all look great.
Kim xXx

Mau xx said...

This is lovely Claire, love Blue and this image is so cute she brings a smile to your face the minute you see her xx

Nicki (LT) said...

Lovely card Claire, your Molly image is adorable and I love the sparkle on all the flowers.

Nicki, xx

Annika said...

OK, you totally made me yearn to make something in blue and pink! It's a combo that NEVER works for me and yet I find it soooo appealing - you're darn good, girl!
Hugs
Annika

Jill said...

Oh Claire, this is gorgeous :)
Great colouring and a supersweet MB image
Thanks for joining us at Allsorts for the last free and easy july challenge and good luck!
Hugs, Jill

karenw said...

Very cute card - love the colours and beautifully coloured.
Thanks for playing with us at southern girls x

Jennifer said...

Hiya Claire. Another stunning make! xx Jenny xx

Jules said...

What a beautiful make Claire.

Love all the lovely details and the backing paper with all its hearts is right up my street!! LOL!!!

Fabulous colouring of your cute image.

Hope you caught up with those "million and one" things.

Love Jules xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claire what a gorgeous card such beautiful colour choice to. Hope youve got your garden back now. hugs Shirleyxxx

Debs said...

Great card, love the stamp and colours, thanks for joining us at TPS
Hugs Debs

*Vicki* said...

Oh Claire!! This is absolutely adorable!! Love your coloring and design!! Good to see you my dear! :)

Chris said...

Absolutely beautiful Claire! Such a cute image and I love your colouring and gorgeous design. The papers are so pretty too. Glad to hear your garden is finished and you still have a bit of the summer left to enjoy it. Look forward to the photo's :). Hugs, Chris xxx

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Fantastic card!!!

Thanks so much for joining in our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck in the draw.....

Emma xxx

Sharon Caudle said...

Gorgeous card, Claire! I love the colors and papers you used and she's so adorable! Your garden looks amazing too!!! Hope you're doing well!
hugs, Sharon

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Claire, such a pretty image and gorgeous added detail, love your choice of 'blues'. your garden is looking fantastic and well worth the wait...enjoy :) Donna x

Faye said...

Soooooo pretty. I'm loving all the blue, I know that's the point, but I'm loving it anyway. And your colouring - wow! xxx

Pop's Cards said...

Stunning creation sweetie big hugs ♥ Pops ♥ x x x

Julie said...

Fabulous card, Claire!! Love the colours and papers and the image is so sweet!! Juliexx

Tasha said...

Wow what a gorgeous card, love the colours and the DP - fabulous embellishing too
love tasha xx

Julie said...

Oh Claire,I love Molly Blooms and this is one gorgeous card! Thankyou for joining the Southern Girls challenge so that I was able to see your lovely work. Hope you join us again next challenge,Julie.x
p.s. I live in Kent too,small world lol!

Alicia said...

Wow! This is such a lovely card. Thank you for joining in with us at Southern Girls this fortnight. I have some candy on my blog if you are interested in joining in.
Alicia xx
http://alicia-timetocreate.blogspot.com/

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