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26 July 2013

Getting Lacy @ Totally Papercrafts

Good morning, hope you are all well - I am absolutely full of cold! Typical it's end of term and probably as I'm a bit run down - let's hope it goes as quickly as it arrived!!

So, it's Friday and time for a new challenge at Totally Papercrafts.

This week it's the turn of Team B and it's Cathy's turn to host the challenge and she has chosen:


And it must be proper lace, not punched.

Here's my card (picture heavy - be warned LOL)

Card Ingredients:

Saturated Canary Jules Digi Stamp
LOTV Nitwit Bonnets & Bowties Papers
Lace from Stash
Label Die from Stash
Dovecraft Cardstock
Pearls - NEC Stash
Memory Box Pippi Butterfly & Cherry Blossom Dies
Rub-on Greeting

We have a fabulous sponsor this week:

Saturated Canary

Prize: 2 digital images of the winner's choice

To take part in the challenge you can make anything as long as it's paper craft and fits in with the current challenge theme.

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

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

As You Like It 7 Favourite Fold & Why (Love stepper cards, great to decorate and give dimension too)
Crafty Cardmakers 96 Birthday
Saturated Canary 48 Glamour & Glitz
Alphabet L For Lace
A Gem Of A Challenge 89 Anything But Square
That Craft Place It's A Girl Thing
Craft Your Passion 172 Happy Birthday
Papertake Weekly Die-ing For A Punch
CRAFT 217 For The Girks
Dream Valley 61 Fancy Folds

Thanks for popping in today - have a lovely day.

Claire x


  1. Great card Claire, love the shape and all the bling!
    Hope all is well
    Big Hugs
    Carole xXx

  2. Fab side stepper claire. Love it. Have a wonderful day x

  3. A great card Claire - so love the stamp - must use it one day soon. Jx

  4. Hi Claire, fab card shape. Love the papers and image, she's one of my faves and love your colouring of her. Gorgeous lace.
    Have a super weekend. Hope your cold clears up soon.
    Hugs Sue W.

  5. Hi Claire
    Fabulous card ... Love the image.....
    Hope you are ok.....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  6. What a beautiful card Claire ! Love the shape and the delightful image ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  7. This is gorgeous Claire. Lovely image and colouring and your layout is fabulous. I do hope you feel better soon sweetie.

    Have a good weekend.


  8. Beautiful card Claire. Love the shape, cute image and gingham papers are one of my fav. Hope you shake that cold soon. hugs, Pat K x

  9. Stunning image and design Claire. Feel better soon.

  10. This is wonderful Claire. I love the pretty image, pretty papers and such gorgeous detailing.
    I hope you feel better soon
    Take care
    hugs Sue xx

  11. Whoops! Forgot to say - thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge this week
    hugs Sue xx

  12. Great step card! What pretty lace embellishment!

  13. so gorgeous Claire.fabulous shape and I love the pretty sc image and stunning paper and lace :D

    xx coops xx

  14. Ohhh what a lovely card. Love the colours xx

  15. Love your card Clare.

    Great stepper card.

    Nice image and great use of lace


  16. This is gorgeous Claire, love the sweet image and pretty lace.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  17. Beautiful card Claire, I love that adorable image and your fabulous design! I hope you feel better soon. Also, a big thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Hugs, Tammy

  18. Poor you Claire, hope you are better soon. Jill x

  19. an awesome and very beautiful card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  20. Oh this is sooooo beautiful Claire - love the gorgeous image and the fabulous card shape and all the pretty details.
    The lace is stunning.
    Sorry to hear you're not feeling too well hun - hope you make a speedy recovery - get out in the sun and relax :o)
    Have a wonderful evening.
    Debs xx

  21. Lovely card, great design, hope your cold is soon better, thanks for sharing your card at Alphabet challenge.

    Pat xx

  22. This is gorgeous Claire… I love the stepper design and pretty colours… and the image is very sweet!
    Hope you get rid of your cold soon and have a lovely weekend hun!
    Big hugs
    Sue xx

  23. Hope you feel better soon. Gorgeous card, love the image and shape

  24. Such a pretty card. Love your image and the background paper is lovely. would you call that Tartan I wonder!

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Lin xx
    Crafty Cardmakers

  25. This is a fabulous card Claire, gorgeous image and great design.
    I hope you feel better soon.
    Take care.

  26. Thank you for sharing your wonderful stepper card with us at CCM this time, its a lovely image.

  27. such a pretty touch of lace and a cutie image on your fabulous card.
    enjoy your weekend,
    hugs, annie x

  28. Lovely creation and colouring. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week.


  29. Beautiful,love the design and fab

  30. Gorgeous card Claire. Love the design and pretty papers.

    Donna x

  31. This is beautiful Claire. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Judy x

  32. A beautiful creation hun! I love this image and a fabulous design too!

  33. Hi Claire this is such a pretty card!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  34. Fab image and design, a lovely card Claire! Hope you feel better soon hun xx Hugs, Lisa x

  35. Beautiful card. Hope you get better soon. Jeanette

  36. Gorgeous card Claire :-) the whole design is fabulous and I love the lace trim :-)

    Hope you're feeling better xx

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge
    Lols x x x

  37. Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous, love your creation, hugs Pops x x x

  38. Very pretty in sweet lovely colours. Thanks for joining us over at CCM this time. A new challenge will be tomorrow!
    Love n hugs

  39. Beautiful card hun, thanks for joining us at That Craft Place this time xx

  40. Hi Claire, Gorgeous card, love the design.
    Thanks for linking up to Alphabet Challenge
    Avril xx

  41. Just gorgeous. I think I have that image and I don't think she's even been printed off yet!

    Susan xx

  42. Your stepper card is lovely. I love the papers too.
    Thank you so much for joining in with our ‘Favourite Fancy Fold’ challenge at the As You Like It Challenge.
    Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    As You Like It Challenge,
    ABC Christmas Challenge,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    The Stamp Basket, and
    Stamp Fairy.


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