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26 February 2013

A Basket of Roses

Good morning everyone - hope you are all well and those who are not, get better soon!

A quick post before I head off to work!

I don't know about you, but I have a huge basket of stamped and printed digi images that are crying out to be used.  You know what's it like, you stamp or print it out then change your mind and in the basket it goes, so I am determined to start whittling that basket down and also make an effort to use so many of my unused stamps too - I keep buying and never using!! 

So here is a card I made over the weekend using one from the basket!

Card Ingredients:

The Greeting Farm Stamp
Papermania Red Hot Capsule Collection Papers
Kanban Ribbon, Cardstock & Die Cut Greeting
Scallop Oval & Oval Nesties
Memorby Box Corner Bow Die
Pearls & Gems - NEC Stash
Liquid Pearls

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Thanks for stopping by today - always a pleasure to have you here.

Claire x


  1. So sweet fab colours and that die cut bow is TDF
    Hugs Susie xx

  2. oh hun,this is gorgeous love those colours,and love,that bow hugs Cheryl xxxxxx

  3. Such a cute card hunny, love this! Hugs Sxx

  4. She's so pretty Claire love the colours and papers
    jacqui x

  5. Glad it's not just me Claire ....lots of unused stamps! love the card that backing papers so vibrant and a real cute image...great combo. hugs Margaret

  6. This is such a darling card Claire ! I love the shape and the beautiful papers ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  7. snap Claire at the weekend I sorted out and have 28 0n ebay and another 28 to go, absolutely gorgeous luv the image and the design is beautiful.
    Chris x

  8. This is gorgeous Claire. I love the image and the colours are so pretty.
    Hugs Sue

  9. So pretty! Love the swirl that you used. What a great shape for this card too. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  10. What a beauty Claire - love the gorgeous colours and of course my favourite bow :o)
    You're watermark looks perfect :o)
    Hope you've had a better day today.
    Debs xx

    ps Thanks for playing along with us at SAM and AGOAC - good luck xx

  11. This is adorable Claire! Beautiful shape, adorable image and I LOVE that die cut bow!!
    Hugs, Tammy

  12. Hey sweetie, this is just gorgeous....

    I love what you have done here, a really gorgeous creation...

    Hugs Pops x x x

  13. I have masses of images too, so man stamps, so little time. This is a very sweet card

  14. oh i never have any images stamped or printed .. i must try and be more organisd .
    LOve this .. the colours , the shape, the die cut
    Lisa x

  15. A lovely card Claire love the Liquid Pearls around the image and gorgeous papers. Well done on using one of your stamped images. I am afraid I'm like you and have lots hanging around and even more that have never been used! I have a huge pile of new stuff on my worktop that I don't want to put away until I have used them at least once. Hugs Susan x

  16. What a great shape, colours, layout and image, luv Sam x

  17. A beautiful card Claire, love the gorgeous image and design.

    Donna x

  18. This is lovely Claire. The image is adorable and love the papers and design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  19. This is gorgeous Claire, I love your fab papers and the liquid pearls around the image.

  20. so gorgeous claire.stunning shape and colours and i love your fab papers and image :D

    xx coops xx

  21. Lovely card Claire, I love those Anya images. I know that feeling well, I have so many boxes of half finished stuff on my desk that I am running out of space to craft and ended up using the breakfast bar at the weekend! X

  22. Such a sweet card Claire, love it
    Thanks for joining us at a gem of a challenge
    Hugs Kelly

  23. Goegeous card. I love your iamge and color scheme. I love the added swirl along the side. It really adds a nice touch. Thanks for joining us this week.
    Nancy SSW-DT

  24. What a pretty swirl die. Lovely card. Thanks so much for joining in the sketch fun over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

  25. She's so adorable and I love the shape of the card and the pretty white scroll! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Peace & Luv,

  26. How beautiful! Love your image and lovely embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


  27. You and me both Claire - I too have a box of images awaiting colour & use - in fact I think I could go the rest of the year without stamping and still not run out of images!

    Love your card, a sweet image & that die cut bow is delightful, Jx

  28. This is lovely Claire and I am so glad you retrieved it from your box and made this lovely creation.


  29. Ohhh lovely card Claire, great image and gorgeous colour combo too!

  30. Gorgeous, I spotted it on MIM!

  31. Yes me too - LOADS of stamped and printed images waiting to be used, plus loads of uninked stamps... I still keep buying though!

    Gorgeous card, such lovely colours and fab image - I've got this one, and have used it but not for a very long time! Hugs, Lisa x

  32. Love how you colored this image Claire. The corner bow die is a fab touch too! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

  33. Oh Claire I know that feeling to well, I too have a whole box of uncoloured images.
    Love this card, great choice from the basket and lovely papers too.
    Kim xXx

  34. This is so pretty! This is one of my favourite Anyas, and I love how you've coloured her! What a fab shape to your card, too! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

    love Mags B x


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