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24 June 2013

I Like Driving In My Car ..... Beep Beep

Evening everyone - hope you had a lovely weekend?

Be warned, next part of post picture heavy LOL!

I had a fabulous weekend.  On Friday, I spent the afternoon with my ex work colleagues at Coombe Abbey having afternoon Pimms, tea and scones in the garden room to celebrate Jenny's retirement.

Coombe Abbey Hotel

The Garden Room


On Saturday evening, as you know I went out for a family meal @ Ego in Kenilworth.

This it Tom with his cake!

My Mum & Dad Cutting their cake

Anyways onto today's card which I have made for my Brother-in-Law's Birthday tomorrow.

Card Ingredients:

LOTV Stamp
Spellbinders Die
Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Card from NEC
Buttons from Stash
Kanban Die Cut Greeting

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Totally Gorjuss 189 Happy Birthday
Without Words June Hot Colours
Cards For Men 12 Boys Will Be Boys
Southern Girls Punches or Diecuts
Here Come The Boys 54 Going For A Song
Crafts 4 Eternity 129 Spots & Stripes
Stampin' For The Weekend Anything Goes
My Time To Craft 227 Spots & Stripes
A Gem of A Challenge 85 Male Birthday With Sentiment

Thanks for popping in today - lovely to have you here.

Claire x


  1. What FABulous photo's Claire..I LOve the look of Coombe Abby Hotel..Mmmmm. Bet, it would be lovely to go once a month now keep celebrating!
    Glad you enjoyed your family party too..
    Great card Claire...LOve this cute image..LOve your colours too.

  2. Gorgeous photos Claire - looks like you had a wonderful weekend.
    Your card is adorable - love that fabulous LOTV image and great DP's
    Have a super week hun.
    Debs xx

  3. Lovely photo's Claire of what looks like a wonderful weekend!
    and your card is just super!! My favourite of the LOTV new boy images and like Debs said - Fab papers!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  4. Looks like you had a great weekend then Claire! Super card too - aren't those new boy LOTV stamps super. Jx

  5. Coombe Abbey looks fabulous Claire and it looks like you all had a great time.
    Love your card, great image and papers.

  6. Looks like you have been having a fabulous time Claire! Your card is brilliant, love it! Susan x

  7. What a busy weekend you've had! Love the card, sure your BIL will love it! X

  8. Super card, love the cute image and fab papers too. Looks like you had a brilliant weekend! Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

  9. what a lot of cake to eat in a week lol, hope you all enjoyed your celebrations, a fab card for your BIL, he will love it

  10. Fabulous photos Claire, it looks like you had a wonderful weekend! Love your card, what a perfect masculine card and it's colored beautifully!
    Hugs, Tammy

  11. Looks like you really did have a fun weekend Claire! Jill x

  12. Such a sweet the combination of papers you've used! Smashing photos too....looks like you've been a busy bee!!

  13. Gorgeous card and LOTV stamp! Thanks for playing and sharing your lovely work with us at Here Come The Boys 'Lets Go Dotty' Challenge, Woo, Teresa & Donna xxx

  14. What great photo's Claire and lovely to look back on. Adorable card as well today, I am sure your B.I.L. will love it as much as I do.


  15. Thank you for sharing your photos Sweetie !
    I love your card ! Your papers are so beautiful and this image is so sweet ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  16. stunning card Claire.gorgeous image and I love your fab papers :D
    fabulous photos too hun ;D

    xx coops xx

  17. Wow what a fabby weekend, it looks like you had.

    Great man's card, love the adorable image and fabby papers, luv Sam x

  18. Such wonderful photos, it looks like everyone had a fabulous time.

    Your card is gorgeous, I love the image and such beautiful colourful papers.

    Thank you, also, for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge this week
    hugs Sue xx

  19. A wonderful card; great male design and lovely colours.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week.
    Kat W x

  20. Great car, great image. Thanks for joining us at C4E this week

  21. Looks like you've had a wonderful weekend, I love all your photos.

    Your card is gorgeous, I love the colours. Thank you for sharing with us at My Time to Craft this week, Wedgie xxx

  22. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  23. Ooh these are lovely piccies Claire… Coombe Abbey looks SO beautiful… I would love it there…
    and such a fab photo of your mum and dad cutting the cake… they look really happy and the cake looks very scrummy! :-)
    I love your BIL's card.. it's a fab image and you've coloured it beautifully… Love the colour combo and buttons!!
    Sorry I am bad blogger at the moment!! I am so behind with commenting!!
    Take Care
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  24. Great card Claire, love the LOTV stamp and the papers are perfect for our challenge over at HCTB, thanks for joining us!! Also love the photos, I love afternoon tea!! Love Jacky x

  25. Lovely pics, this card makes me smile, great image, thanks for joining us at Without Words. Joey xx


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