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26 May 2011

Is That Snow?

Good evening everyone - It's a windy and wet day today here in the Midlands and feels very much like an October/November evening!  I do hope the weather improves for next week as I have a week off from work - half term! Woohoo!

Right onto my card for today which I am entering into the following challenges:

Papertake Weekly Pale, Pretty Pastels
Oldie But A Goodie Teddy Bear's Picnic & DT Call
Crafty Hazel's Christmas 21 Let's See Some Scallops
Creative Card Crew Anything Goes
Fab n Funky 74 Let's All Go Cute & Cuddly

Card Ingredients:

LOTV James Bear - In The Snow Stamp
Dovecraft Christmas Fancy Papers
PM Classic Christmas Papers
PM Gems
Stickles - Crystal Ice
Kanban Swiss Dots Cardstock & Mirri Card
Sizzix Texture Plate - Tween Vines

Hope you like what you see.  Enjoy the rest of your evening.


  1. Wow, you really are getting a head start for Christmas, I should make some chrimbo cards early - I ALWAYS end up coming unstuck!! You'd think I'd learn by now, eh!! This is a fab one - I do love that image and I really like pink for christmas (for the right person obviously LOL!!) Hugs, Marie xx

  2. Super Claire! so love this wee bear and so beautifully coloured too hun...great use of the mirri too and I love the layout sweetie...

    hugs Vicky xx

  3. Absolutely gorgeous Claire, such a sweet bear! Jill x

  4. Oh hun, I never thought I would see James in pink, lol. But ... he looks stunning! Love the combination of the pink and grey, it truly is gorgeous. And well done for making a start - my Christmas planning this year is .... well, yeah, it isn't. Hugs Sxxx

  5. Cute card Claire. Well done you for making a start on your Xmas cards. Wish I could get motivated but with the delivery of a new quilting book yesterday its looking even less likely !!
    Sam x

  6. Fab card love the image and the colours thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly
    Angie x

  7. Love James he is so cute and looks good in pink too.
    You are going to be so organised for Christmas :) great card.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  8. This is so gorgeous and very cute! Thanks for playing at F'n'F xx Jenny xx

  9. oh what a a pretty card . LOve the sparkle
    Thanks for joining us at Oldie bit a goodie this fortnight
    Lisa x

  10. That is a gorgeous card Claire!!!
    Hugs Kristel

  11. Oh gorgeous Claire, love it.

  12. This is adorable Claire ! I love those colours and this little bear is too cute ! Hugs x

  13. Hi Claire....lovely card I really like that image and you have made a really smashing card...take care Margaret

  14. Hi Claire, great card I love that stamp and the mirror board embossing.. That's it for me half term week here I come!! Yippee


  15. Hi Claire what a fantastic card! Love the colour scheme!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  16. This is a gorgeous card - love the colour and also the silver embossing as well as the scallops - thanks for joining in my CHNC challene 21 - hope to see you again next time. x

  17. Just popping by to say HI, Love the little teddy in the snow, hugs Tracyxx

  18. Hi Claire! Wow, love your card - the pink is fabulous and the little bear looks brilliant in grey.

    Hugs, Nicki, xx

  19. ooooh, what a pretty card Claire, I love it!

    That LotV ted is just perfect and looks great with all of that beautiful soft pink!

    I was cold last night too, ever since I got diabetes Ive struggled with freezing toes, nose and fingers and I had to get my sox on again yesterday!!

    Have a SUPER week!

    Keryn x

  20. WOW Claire I love this teddy and paired with pink its adorable! Great layers too.
    Thanks for sharing it with us this challenge at Oldie But A Goodie and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x

  21. Nearly missed this one, so glad I didn't it bloomin' marvellous!! xx

  22. Awww, isn't he gorgeous in pink! Bet it's even nicer IRL with the mirri card and sparkle!
    Enjoy your week off, you lucky duck ... though it sounds like you're getting the same rubbish weather as us!

  23. Hi Claire, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and papers you've used. Thanks for joining our sketch challenge over at stamp with fun this week. Hugs, Denise x

  24. Oooh James does look good in pink! Fab card.
    Kaz xx

  25. Oh so sweet and that bear is the cutest! Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky this week!


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