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12 August 2011

A Happy Birthday

Hello, I can't believe we are at the end of week 3 of the holidays already .... still another 3 to go LOL.

This card is made for my friend - it's her Birthday today, so I know I am now safe to show it.

Card Ingredients:

Penny Black Hill Flowers
Decor Colour Glitter Pen in Magenta
DCWV Paper
Pearl Paper from Stash
PM Gems
Rub-On Greeting
Kanban Mirri Card
American Crafts Ribbon

I am entering this into the following challenges:

Penny Black 163 Anything Goes 
A Spoonful of Sugar 162 Happy Birthday 
Anything Goes 47 Happy Birthday 
Divas By Design 8 Birthdays 
Southern Girls Black & White With A Pop of Colour

Before I go, I just want to say hello and welcome to my new followers and glad you chose to follow me ..... I hope you enjoy your visits here and like what you see.  I would also like to say a BIG thank you to everyone else who finds the time to comment on my work, it truly does mean alot to me - thank you!


  1. Oh this is fabulous Claire.

  2. Hi Claire,
    This is a very elegant card. I love the stamped image and papers. The bow just sets it off. Beautiful.
    Fiona x

  3. So beautiful Claire.
    Hugs Emma x

  4. oh this is beautiful.. i love the silhouette stamp and the fancy edge of the card
    Lisa x

  5. Oooh love your use of the limited colours - gorgeous! Jill x

  6. Wow this is stunning, Luv Sam x

  7. Your friend will be delighted, this is such a beautiful card ! Love the border at the bottom ! Hugs x

  8. Beautiful card Claire,love the border....have a lovely weekend...
    Mandy x

  9. beautiful card claire..your friend will love it....thanks for joining in the fun at Penny Black Saturday...hugs kath xxx

  10. So gorgeous Claire...and fabulous colour combo too hun...

    thanks for joining us at Divas...and good luck..!

    have a lovely weekend..hugs Vicky xx

  11. Ooh what a lovely image Claire, gorgeous colours too :o) Lisa x

  12. HI sweetie this is stunning i LOVE these colours, gorgeous image too hugs pops x xx

  13. Beautiful card Claire, really striking.
    Wow look at your Crimbo card total creeping up, I'm lagging behind by a fair few so I'll have to start inking up all those new LOTV's me thinks.
    Have a lovely weekend hun :)
    hugs Mandy xx

  14. Hi Claire, can't believe 3 weeks gone already either. Love this stunning card, a fab image and I love the colour combo.

    Donna x

  15. This is gorgeous claire, I love it!
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  16. That is so lovely, thanks for sharing!
    Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!

  17. Gorgeous Claire, I love the hint of colour, I'm sure your friend will love this

    Hugs Laurie x

  18. oh just love this hun its brilliant amazing colors and love the layout hugs cherylxxxx

  19. Oh Claire I really like this. Very stylish and elegant. xxx

  20. Really stylish monochrome card with a dash of colour, and great layout.

    PS, Im always checking on your xmas card ticker! (I have made 5!) lol.



  21. Wow, what a gorgeous card, love it.

  22. Very pretty! Amazing how a few dots of sparkly colour can really make a card pop! Thanks for playing at southern girls!

  23. oops forgot to say
    Thanks for joining us at Diva's by Design this fortnight
    Lisa x

  24. beautiful card Claire!!
    Thanks for joining us at diva's hope to see you next time too

  25. Very elegant! Love your colour combo, I'm sure your friend will love it. Thanks for playing at Southern Girls. Viv x

  26. Gorgeous card. Really elegant and dramatic colours! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, hope to see you again next time! x

  27. This is lovely! Thank you so much for joining in our Southern Girls challenge this fortnight! I have candy on my blog if you are interested.
    Alicia xx

  28. This is so beautiful. Nice design. I have worked for the plastic business cards and this card inspire me so much. I like it.


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