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26 June 2013

A Bouquet to Say Thank You!

Evening everyone, it's been a lovely day here again in Coventry, which is making a nice change - let's hope it lasts!

My Daughter Megan is off to France with the school in the early hours of tomorrow morning. I'm sure she will have a fabulous time and will look forward to seeing her on Sunday night.

So onto today's card:

Card Ingredients:

The Hobbyhouse Pre-Coloured Image
Dovecraft Cardstock
LOTV Nitwits Bonnets & Bowties Papers
Bouffle Patchwork Embossing Folder
Memory Box Cherry Blossom Die
Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers
Pearl from NEC Stash
Liquid Pearls
Rub on Greeting from Stash

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

Penny's 133 Girl Power
That Craft Place Flowers
Make It Monday 146
Sketch n Stash 116 Sketch & DT Call
Crafty Sentiments Girl Power

Thanks for stopping by - your visits make my day!

Claire x


  1. Gorgeous cards Claire
    Love these wee images
    Hope your daughter has a great time
    Hugs Kelly

  2. stunning card Claire my fav colours, gorgeous here today too, im sure Megan will luv France.
    Chris x

  3. Gorgeous card Claire. I love the image, pretty colour scheme and fabulous embossing.
    I hope your daughter has a wonderful time in France
    hugs Sue xx

  4. Beautiful card Claire,gorgeous image and colours.x

  5. This is so pretty Claire, I love that sweet image and your gorgeous colours - we nearly used the same colours today!!
    Not as sunny here today as yesterday I hope I didn't miss our Summer!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  6. JUst GORgeous! I LOve this image and such pretty colours Claire..
    I'm sure your daughter will have a wonderful time ..Our DIL has just come back from a school trip to France! having taken the children ...they all did!

  7. That's just lovely Claire. I love it. And that embossing folder is one to add to my list.... or maybe I have it already..... ooh I dunno now!

    Susan xx

  8. Ooh love it, love it, love it Claire!! So gorgeous xx

  9. Ooh Claire this is so pretty! Love it very much :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  10. This is gorgeous Claire, love the sweet image.
    Hope your daughter has a fabulous time in France.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  11. a gorgeous card & a super sweet image.... love your colouring technique :) am sure ya daughter will love France too :)

    Thanx for joining in with us over at Sketch N Stash…. good luck :)

    hugz Angie xXx

  12. What a gorgeous card...great take on this sketch.

    Hope your Megan has a lovely weekend xx

  13. Hi Claire, your pretty card took my eye and I just had to pop over here to have a better look. What a sweet image. Hope your daughter has a great time. Jill x

  14. Stunning creation , Claire.
    Love the pre coloured image and the background layers too .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  15. Beautiful, cute card.

  16. Such a pretty card Claire, love the colours and the image is so sweet. I can feel a spend coming on!
    Carole xXx

  17. I love this image. It's sooo cute! And the papers you chose to go with it are perfect. Awesome card! Hugs! xx

  18. gorgeous card Claire - love that embossing folder and your image is so sweet! Big Hugs rachel x

  19. Blooming lovely card Claire! Fab layout the topper is gorgeous and love the embossed panel - I have that folder and never used it - must get it out!! Hope your daughter has a fab time in France! Susan xx

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  21. This is a gorgeous card Claire, such an adorable image and pretty colours.

  22. A really pretty card Claire - the lilac and white look so fresh together & that image is gorgeous. Hope your daughter has a good trip, Jx

  23. Hiya Claire!.. she is sooo pretty.. and I LOVE that embossed card... Mmmm might have to seek that one out...
    Germ laden and feeling sorry for my self today.. but I am only leaving hugs and no germs... xxxxxx

  24. so beautiful Claire.gorgeous image and design and I love your lilac colours :D

    xx coops xx

  25. These Wee images are beautiful love the papers you teamed the image with and LOVE the embossed patchwork card. Hope your daughter enjoys her trip

  26. This is adorable Claire, love the colours.


  27. Hello Claire, this is absolutately gorgeous, what a beautiful job you have done and such pretty paper and stamp

    K x

  28. It's so cute! I saw it on Make it Monday.

  29. Aww this is gorgeous Claire… what a beautiful image… I love the paper you've used with it and the embellies are very pretty - I love the patchwork embossing! :-)
    I hope Megan has a fab time in France!!!… I went with the school when I was 12 and 14 - So glad that I went as I loved it!!
    Hope you're having a good week!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  30. so beautiful card, love the colors
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments


  31. This is so pretty. I love the lilac
    Lisa x

  32. Oh, she is so cute and love the colours!
    Helen x

  33. Gorgeous card Claire, i like the sweet image and the colours, Thanks for joining in with us at Sketch N Stash, Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  34. This is so so adorable Claire ! I love the embossed pannel ! I am sure your daughter will have a fab time in France ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  35. hi Claire - just popping back to say thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments this week and good luck x

  36. what a wonderful and sweet card! thanks so much for joinung us at Sketch N Stash!
    xx, Ally

  37. Stunning card Claire (as always!), love that embossing especially. Thank you for entering at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge this week.
    Good luck with the draw
    Julie Ann x
    (Penny's DT)


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