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9 February 2012

Willow Sketchie Challenge: 9th February DT Card

Hello lovelies, it's Thursday and time for a new challenge at Willow Sketchie.

A big thank you to all of you who played along with our last challenge, again an fab amount of entries.

This week it's my turn to host the challenge and I have come up with this sketch for you to follow:

Here's my card (which I hasten to add I don't actually like! - Not one of my better makes - hey ho!):

Card Ingredients:

Willow Designs Polly Pickleberry CD
(Papers, Greeting & Digi Image from CD)
Hobbycraft Card Stock
Gems & Pearls - NEC Stash
Die Cut Leaves

One lucky winner will receive a voucher to spend in the on-line store HERE!

If you want to get hold of a copy of the NEW Polly Pickleberry CD, then you can obtain your copy HERE priced at £11.99.

We look forward to seeing you join in with us this week and remember you don't have to use a Willow Designs image to enter, although it would be lovely if you did.

 Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations using this brilliant new CD.

Sharon @ Willow Designs is having a sale here alot of her stamps are just £1.00, so take a browse and see if there is something you fancy.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

The Crafty Pad 156 Fresh Spring Colours
Stampalot February In The Garden 

  Thanks for stopping by.

   Claire xx


  1. Claire, your card is lovely - don't be so hard on yourself! Great sketch too so if I've time I think I'll play along, Jx

  2. Oh don't we all have cards like that hun, lol! I think it is very pretty - cute image and lovely papers, and a brilliant use of the sketch. Be kinder to yourself sweetie, your work is fabulous. Hugs Sxx

  3. Morning sweetie this is stunning love your colour choices huggles Pops x x x

  4. Pretty card Claire, I love the die cut leaves.

  5. Great card hun, love those leaves!
    Hugs Shell xx

  6. Very pretty card Claire, don't be so hard on yourself. Great sketch too. Carol x

  7. I think you're your own worst critic! I love how the green of the papers complements the leaves and then the image. Fab!

  8. It's beautiful, your your own worst enemy!!!

    Anne-Marie x x

  9. Oh Claire its lovely, Stop being hard on yourself!!! I really like the colours and your sketch was great to work with too, Love Hazelxoxo

  10. Hi Claire
    Love your card, when I first saw the sketch I thought it looked really difficult but seeing your and the DT's cards made it seem so simple. Hpoe you are well.

    hugs Meg

  11. Simply stunning hun...and I so love the colours too...

    big hugs Vicky xx

  12. I love your card! It's sooo pretty!
    Thanks for palying at The Crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  13. This is gorgeous,love the image you have used.Pretty

  14. Love the leaves and little gems.Awww Claire,but it's so pretty.
    Lisa x

  15. Stunning card Claire the die cut leaves are fab! And lots of green which is my favourite colour and as far as I'm concerned not used enough in card making!
    Big hugs Laurie xx

  16. Fabulous creation--LOVE those branches hanging over your image! Beautiful work! :)

  17. Absolutely beautiful, thanks for joining us for our IN THE GARDEN challenge
    over at Sir Stampalot this month
    and good luck !


  18. I am loving your gorgeous, fresh and springlike creations Claire - you make a card feel so light and fresh.

    cute image and fab layout and dies too hun!



  19. Hi Claire

    Oh this is just gorgeous, what great colours, just love the whole thing.

    Congrats on your design team position.

    glad to see you are getting on with your Xmas cards...

    not long now until the big day

    k x

  20. Claire it's lovely and fresh, the papers are gorgeous and love the green leaves you have added. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.

  21. Aww how can you not like this!! I Love it Claire!! what a sweet image and you've coloured her beautifully!! I love those papers with the gorgeous leaves - I think it's stunning!
    Big Hugs!
    Sue xx

  22. Beautiful card Claire that image is so cute and what a gorgeous design, I do like those leaves hanging over the image, super card.
    Lorraine x

  23. Wow Claire this is amazing! I love the DP! And the image is so cute with the little cupcake :) Thank you so much for sharing and playing along in the Spring Colors challenge at The Crafty Pad this week. We also have a DT call on the moment if you are interested in applying :)

  24. Gorgeous creation, Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  25. Oh! Claire, this so pretty, love the sweet image and the gorgeous papers. What a fab sketch too hun. Hope you have a really great week off. :o)

    Donna x

  26. Such a pretty card. A beautiful image and love the colours. Great take on the sketch.
    Diane xx

  27. the card is lovely, we are our own worst critics!

  28. Beautiful garden scene card. Thanks for joining the Sir Stampalot Challenge, Ruth :)


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