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13 January 2013

A Gift For You

Evening everyone, hope you have all had a lovely weekend.

Tomorrow sees the start of the bathroom demolition .... oh joy!

So, I have had some crafty time in my haven this afternoon and here's one of my creations:

Card Ingredients:

Wild Rose Studio Tilly With Present Stamp
Wild Rose Studio Strawberry Picnic Papers
Memory Box Simple Banner Die
Kanban Cardstock
Pearls - NEC Stash
Kanban Greeting
Tim Holtz Salty Ocean Distress Ink

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Whoopsidaisy Die Cuts & Punches
Ooh La La 121 Happy Birthday
Tuesday Throwdown 129 Shiny & New (New Stash - Dies & Stamp)
Papertake Weekly Happy New .... Stash
Divas by Design Anything Goes
Charisma Cards 1 Happy Birthday
Kathy's Waffle Sketch January

Thank you for popping in - enjoy your evening.

Claire x


  1. Aww, he's cute! Lovely cheery card :) Hope the bathroom renovations go well! X

  2. Awww what a cutie, love your wee banner die and gorgeous frame too. Good luck with your bathroom :)

  3. Awww such a sweetie love little doggies x

    Kelly x

  4. Gorgeous Claire, love Tilly she's so cute

    jacqui x

  5. Beautiful Claire luv that die and the cute dog, good luck for tomorrow you will be busy.
    Chris x

  6. That doggy is so cute. I love your layout and colours. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week and good luck

  7. So gorgeous hun! Love the pup, and your Nestie frame is fab - what a bright and cheery card, brilliant! Good luck with the demolition hun, will be thinking of you. Hugs Sxx

  8. Hiya Claire
    What a gorgeous image, looks lovely to colour.
    I have this little bunting die, isn't it gorgeous, yours looks lovely with the little pearls on.

  9. This is just adorable Claire, love the image, fab papers and a great layout too. Hope the renovations go well! have a great week.
    Carole xXx

  10. Beautiful card Claire, love the gorgeous image and the papers & details are so pretty. Hope the bathroom work goes well hun, ooh! I really don't envy you. Good thing is it will be worth it when it's done. :o)

    Donna x

  11. oh sweetie this is one gorgeous card just love the image and the papers,and detail are fab as always hugs Cherylxxxx

  12. This is a lovely, cheery colour combination and the puppy is a real cutie! A fabulous card for all sorts of occasions! Good luck with the bathroom renovation - remember to post some piccies! Hugs, Tracey x

  13. Cute card Claire. Good luck with the bathroom renovations. X

  14. Aaah what an adorable image, great layout and am loving the banner too.

    Good luck with the bathroom renovations, we are thinking about having ours done, but when we are on holiday !!, Luv Sam x

  15. Hi Claire, awww such a sweet image and an adorable card! Love that nestie die as well, do you mind if I ask which one it is?

    Best of luck with the bathroom re-fit - we're going down that road too soon!!!


  16. Love your cheerful take on Kathy's sketch.

  17. Hello lovely, what a super cute little card, that image is DEVINE!! Love that nestie frame too, looks like Santa was good to you!!
    Good luck with the bathroom - so exciting, I love home improvements and decorating!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  18. I love this stamp and you've made a gorgeous card using it. Lovely use of dies too.

    Jo x

  19. Its adorable Claire. What a cute image he is a real cutie pie! Hope the bathroom goes ok xx

  20. Wowzers!! This is just gorgeous sweetie, hugs Pops xxx

  21. This is such a delicious card Claire ! The little bunting is so cute ! Love the die cut frame too ! Have a lovely week Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  22. He's so cute Claire & coloured so lovely! I want/need those die cut frames, so gorgeous! Have a great week xx

  23. Too cute. Funny dog. Beautiful composition. Congratulations !

    Thank you for having answered our invitation for the fourth birthday of Charisma Cardz this week !

    Hugs from France.

  24. Aww this is So sweet Claire! Love the cute little pup with his pressie! the papers are gorgeous and love the bunting! :-)
    Hope you have a good week!
    and hope all goes smoothly with the bathroom!!
    Love and hugs
    Sue xx

  25. A wonderful creation! Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

  26. Great card! Thank you for sharing with us at Charisma Cardz Challenge and good luck!



  27. Love the colourful papers and image. Thanks for joining our Birthday challenge at Charisma this week.
    xx Vee

  28. Great card is fab Claire and I so love all the die cuts. Bath night tonight I guess! Hope the refit goes to plan. Jx

  29. This is so cute Claire, lovely touch to add the pearls to the bunting I've not seen that done before x

  30. so gorgeous claire.adorable image and i love your fab colours and bunting ;D

    xx coops xx

  31. Superb work thanks for entering our DT call at Divas and good luck hugs Rebekah xx

  32. This is a lovely card, such a sweet image.
    Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations.

  33. Me again on duty!! Everything I said before +
    Thanks for playing along at Diva's this week and good luck and I hope you mke the DT!!
    Hugs Laurie x

  34. A beautiful image brought to life perfectly by your colouring.
    Great to have you with us at CHARISMA this week I hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

  35. A nice "twist" on the sketch ;)
    Thanks for playing along with The Sketch File for January


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