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9 July 2013

In The Garden @ An Oldie But A Goodie and Goodbye!

Hello and good morning on another glorious day!

So, it is time for a new fortnightly challenge at an Oldie But A Goodie but before I get onto the challenge details, I am sad to say that this is my final post for this DT as after just over two years, it's time for me to say goodbye and move on to other things.  I have had a great time on the challenge and made lots of lovely new friends along the way and would like to thank Francesca for giving me the opportunity all those years ago.

So this week sees the turn of the lovely Janice to host the challenge and she has chosen the theme:


Here's my card:


Digi Stamp Boutique BBQ Jim Digi Image
Vintage Papers
Buttons from Stash
Twine - Joanna Sheen
Bazzil Basics Cardstock
Kanban Pearlescent Cardstock
Rub-on Greeting

We are sponsored this fortnight by Ivanovachest

To take part in the challenge YOU MUST USE SOMETHING ON YOUR CARD WHICH IS AT LEAST 6 MONTHS OLD - this could be flowers, papers, stamps, etc, however you MUST state on your post which item/s you have used and of course it must fit 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:

Pile It On 27 Food
Creatalicious 52 All About Summer
Here Come The Boys 55 Use A Digi Stamp
Without Words July Summer Picnic
Crafty Sentiments 6 Summer
One Stop Craft 223 Anything Goes

Thanks for popping in today - hope you have a lovely day and enjoy that sunshine!

Claire x


  1. Fab card hun. Perfect 'in the garden' image and I love the DP's
    Have a wonderful day.
    Debs xx

    ps Did you get my reply to your email last night?

  2. oh this is one super fun image hun and love the papers,and super layout as always hope you are okay,my friend love hugs Cherylxxxx

  3. great male card Claire.fab papers and design and I love the image :D

    xx coops xx

  4. This is so cute Claire ! I love your papers and the image ! Just perfect for the summer ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  5. Great card Claire, I like the image, the papers and the buttons.
    Kevin xx

  6. This is gorgeous, fab image,love

  7. Another great card Claire, great design and a super image. Now am I doing dottled or did you not say you were leaving in Sept??? Your prompt departure has taken me by complete surprise, that's why I never really commented before as I thought you were with us through Summer. So sorry you too are leaving, this blog will not be the same without all my chums. Missing you already, Jx

  8. A perfect card for this glorious weather, Claire! Hope you're managing to get out in the sunshine. Hugs, Tracey xx

  9. Fabulous card Claire, such a great image and I love the layout
    hugs Sue xx

  10. Fab card and design Claire - just perfect for this weather! Susan x

  11. This is a fab male card Claire, just right for the pesty men. Lol!!! Love your design.


  12. Fab male card Claire, would suit several I know! Carol x

  13. Brilliant card for a male .. love it
    Lisa x

  14. Gorgeous hun...:o)

    biggest of hugs Vicky xx

  15. great card Claire - perfect for this weather we're having xx

  16. Hi Claire, great male card!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  17. A cutie of a card Claire...FABulous colours too.
    Funny how it's always the men outside cooking lol...

  18. great card thanks for joining us at here come the boys x

  19. Hi Claire, love the image and super papers. Wonder how many of us crack up the bbq when the sun shines, must get my hubby one of those pinnies though lol.
    Hugs Sue W.

  20. That's a great male card Claire, the muted colours are great!

  21. Love this image and your papers are fab too. Great card Claire. Thanks for joining in at Without Words hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  22. Oh what a very apt image at the moment, - came home at midnight on saturday and the air smelt of the day after the 5th November !!, great papers and layout too, luv Sam x

  23. Fabulous male card Claire, great image and very appropriate for our weather at the moment.

  24. This is such a cute image Claire and we are having the perfect barbeque weather too! Love the button - the perfect detail for this card
    Hugs Laurie xx

  25. Fabulous card Claire,I love the image and your design...
    Mandy x

  26. What a fun image, great layout too!

  27. Such a fabulous and fun creation Claire. It is so sad when you move on from a DT you have belonged to for a period of time. Every good wish.

  28. Great card Claire, love the cute image and gorgeous design.

    Donna x

  29. Love this card Claire - great summer card - just right for our sunny days just now! Hope you have a great weekend hugs Judith x

  30. Your card is beautiful Claire. I love your cute image and layout.

  31. Brilliant card. perfect for the "Use a Digi" challenge at Here Come The Boys
    Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺

  32. Love it! That's such a great digi and I love the way you've put the card together.

    Thanks for joining us at Here Come the Boys.

    Helen x

  33. A fabulous card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "All about summer” challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge.

    (DT Creatalicious Challenges)

  34. This is just fabulous hun, and fits so well with our July theme. Thanks for playing at Without Words this month. Hugs Squirrel xx

  35. Fantastic card Claire, this is a fab image, thanks for joining us at without words. Joey xx


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