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17 August 2013

A Bubbly Thank you

Morning lovely people - what a miserable day we have today.

I am thinking it might be a good day for some crafting.

So today's make is a card I made for the Staff on Ward 32 of Coventry University Hospital to say a big "thank you" for all their help and support during Mark's 2 week stay.

Card Ingredients:

Woodware Bubble Bloom Felicity Stamp
Nitwit LOTV Petal Fresh Papers
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch
Craftwork Cards Card Candi
Gems, Organza Ribbon & Pearls from Stash
Kanban Mirri Card
Memory Box Thank You Script Die
Arctic Blue Ice Stickles

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Cutie Pie 50 Thank You
As You Like It 8 Favourite Ribbon & Why? (Organza because it looks so softt and pretty and is really versatile)
Penny's 140 Lace and/or Ribbon
Stampin' For The Weekend Butterflies
Alphabet N For Newest Stamp
Daring Cardmakers Colours of the Sea
Sweet Stampin' Bold & Beautiful

Thanks for popping in today, always to lovely to have you stop by.

Claire x


  1. Gosh, this is really beautiful Claire..simple,elegant, and very it.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous Claire. I want that image.

    Carole xXx

  3. Gorgeous card Claire and I'm sure the staff really appreciated it x

  4. This is really beautiful Claire. Wonderful design, colour and detail.

  5. This is gorgeous Claire. I am sure the staff will think so too. It really shows your appreciation for what they have done for Mark.

    Have a good weekend.


  6. This is gorgeous Claire, I like the image with the candi and the gems and the butterfly.
    Kevin xx

  7. absolutely creative and fabulous! love it!

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

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  8. Claire, I've been sat here for a good five minutes just staring at this card! I love how you've worked the pearls and gems and candi in.....absolute wow xx

  9. Gorgeous card Claire. Beautiful colours and I love the design. I'm sure it will be really appreciated. hugs, xx

  10. What a beautiful card - love the effect of the mirri card with the cool colours. Hope Mark is recovering well. Hugs, Tracey xx PS Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin'! x

  11. Aaah what a lovely thought, and i so love those Woodware Bubble stamps too. Hoping Mark is recovering well, Luv Sam x

  12. Oh wow this is so creative. Love how did the flower.
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  13. Oh Claire this is just gorgeous.....I think that woodware stamp is going to be bought !....thinking of you both with fingers and toes crossed for a speedy recovery hugs Margaret

  14. Beautiful card, lovely image love all the details you have added. Thanks for sharing at Alphabet Challenge this fortnight.

    Pat xx

  15. Hi Claire, Love this card, and such a fabulous image, haven't seen it before, looks beautiful embellished like that.
    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge
    Avril xx

  16. Saw your card on Facebook and just thought I must popover and leave a comment to say what a gorgeous card and a great thought to thank the staff. People are so quick to criticise when things go wrong but you can never beat a thank you! Hope Mark is ok. Jill x

  17. Gorgeous...lovely image and

  18. Hi Claire

    What a totally gorgeous card indeed. Love how you have done it.

    Nice to say thank you isnt it.

    Think I might have to get that stamp as i love what you have done with it.

    Its miserable here to,pouring down all day!!!

    Hope you get lots of crafting done.


  19. Gorgeous as always hun...and I hope you are having a lovely weekend too...:o)

    biggest of hugs Vicky xx

  20. what a great card, so different
    hugs x

  21. Oh this is super , what a fabby card, Love the bubbly bits on it. Hope that Mark is on the road to recovery. Love Hazelx x

  22. This is a really elegant card, love the effect of the candi and gems.
    So glad Mark is well enough to be home now.
    Kim xXx

  23. Awesome design, so creative. Thanks for sharing with us this week and good luck with the challenge. Hugz Suzanne Sweet Stamping DT

  24. This is stunning Claire! I'm sure the staff will appreciate it! Hope Mark's convalescence is going well! Susan x

  25. Very striking and beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  26. So beautiful Claire, love the colours and design.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  27. Oh WOW, what a stunner! Love all your candi and gems! I'm sure the staff will be delighted with it

  28. Glad hubby is home and has been so well looked after. Fab card, love that stamp x

  29. What a beautiful and elegant card Claire ! They will surely appreciate it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  30. so gorgeous claire.beautiful colours and design and i love this stunning image ;D

    xx coops xx

  31. This is beautiful Claire and thanks for joining us at Sweet stampin this week
    x catherine

  32. Gorgeous card Claire! I love that image and all of your beautiful candies! A big thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Hugs, Tammy

  33. Hi Claire, this is gorgeous. Bet it's taking pride of place on the staff noticeboard,

    Liz x

  34. i bet they loved it ... its so pretty
    Hope Mark is ok now .. and recuperating at home with his very own nurse maiden
    sorry not been around much - making the most of the good weather and my new caravan
    Lisa x

  35. Hi Claire
    Hope your hubby's getting on ok hun :) This is such a pretty card, lovely soft colours and such a fab stamp too!

  36. This is beautiful Claire, love it. Hope Mark is doing okay. Carol x

  37. Hi Claire,
    Wow this is stunning. So simple & so beautifully elegant. I am positive they would have loved receiving your thank you :) Awesome job hun. I love it :) Hugs, Lisa.

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  38. Good morning sweetie, this is really gorgeous, fabulous design, hugs Pops x x x

  39. This is stunning hun - love it!!! So beautiful and elegant.
    Hope Mark is doing ok?
    Will email later.
    Enjoy the rest of the day.
    Debs xx

  40. Your card is very pretty. I like the diamond covered flower a lot!

  41. This is gorgeous Claire, I'm sure it will be really appreciated. I hope Mark is doing OK.

  42. This is gorgeous Claire. Do love these bubble stamps. With my DT hat on thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

  43. Very pretty! I love the variety of embellishments :)

    Best crafty wishes!
    Staying Crafty

  44. I love that stamp and your beautiful card Claire, I'm sure it was appreciated by the hospital staff. Hope Mark is doing well, Jx

  45. Wow! this is gorgeous Claire… I love the image and the candi, pearls and gems look so good on it… it's a very pretty and elegant card… I'm sure the staff loved this! :-))
    Hope you and family are all well
    Take care hun
    Big hugs
    Sue xxx

  46. A lovely card thanks for joining us at as you like it challeneg. Suzette x

  47. Hi Claire, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  48. This is gorgeous Claire... really love that stamp, think I might need it! Hugs, Lisa x

  49. A lovely thought to show your appreciation, and a really beautiful card Clair. I love the clever use of embellishments, very effective.

    Anne x

  50. so very pretty, I love how the flower is all bling. thanks for playing with us at Stampin' for the Weekend.


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