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15 August 2013

August Midway Reminder @ Christmas Cards All Year Round

Good morning, today is a good day as Mark is being discharged from hospital this afternoon - woohoo - it's been a long and stressful couple of weeks whilst he has been in hospital, so I will be glad to get him home so he can begin a proper recovery.  Again, thank you to everyone who has sent their best wishes and support, you are all truly amazing.

So, it's midway reminder time at Christmas Cards All Year Round and a reminder of the theme for August is:


Make it fussy and fancy!

Here's my card:

Card Ingredients:

Kanban Die Cut Image
Dovecraft Papers from Stash
Gems - NEC Stash
Kanban Mirri Card & Die Cut Greeting
Memory Box Beaded Snowflake Die

The prize this month is 2 Christmas cling stamps from Platypus Creek Stamping & Craft.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Bearly Mine 99 Anything Goes
ABC Christmas P is for Present
Make It Monday

Thanks for popping in, always lovely to have you here - your comments make my day.

Claire x


  1. So glad to hear Mark is being discharged....Your card is

  2. Hope all goes well with mark coming home Claire. Wishing Nima speedy recovery. Hope you get some rest too, big hugs to both of you.
    Gorgeous Christmas card, love that cute teddy
    Hugs Kelly

  3. Gorgeous card Claire. I love the cute image and fabulous design
    I am glad Mark is coming home today, it will lovely for you to be together again. I hope all goes well.
    sending you both big hugs Sue xx

  4. Such a sweet creation Claire. So glad your husband is coming home. Take card.

  5. great card Claire - mine's not due on until later today!! I always have a clash!!! Hope you and yours are okay - big hugs Rachel x

  6. lovely card, sooooooo pleased to hear Mark is on his way home, you must both be so excited
    Hugs Tilly

  7. Good news that Mark is on his way home to you. I hope he has a speedy recovery.

    Your card is gorgeous sweetie. I love the rich colours.


  8. so gorgeous claire.i love the adorable bear and really fab design.
    so pleased your hubby is coming home today, wishing him a speedy recovery.

    xx coops xx

  9. So happy to hear that your husband is coming home today ! I wish him a speedy recovery...
    Your card is so delightful Claire ! Love the cute image and the snowflake ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  10. Love theses colours for a Christmas card ...great card fab design
    Hugs Susie xx

  11. So cute Claire, gorgeous card.
    Hugs Wendy xx

  12. Great Christmas card Claire. Great layout and lovely details. Judy x

  13. Super Xmas card and so pleased for you both that Mark has come home today, Luv Sam x

  14. Wonderful Christmas card ..Love the image and the background paper . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  15. Sorry to hear that you've had a stressful time - hope things improve now. Love your card - my favourite colours - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too. x

  16. This is a lovely Christmas card Claire, fabulous non traditional colours.
    I'm so pleased Mark is back home with you, I hope his recovery is progressing speedily - it must be such a relief to have him at home.

  17. Great news that Mark is home, hope he's on the road to recovery now :)
    Beautiful card, such a sweet image and I LOVE your big snowflake

  18. Claire, this is gorjuss. Love the lilac colors and the silver touches! So glad you joined us for our Pick a P challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

  19. Another gorgeous creation. Love the colours.

  20. FAb card, Claire. I love the colours and that image is very cute.
    Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

  21. I love the colours on this card. The image is lovely and coloured brilliantly. The satin ribbon adds a touch of sparkle to the card. And Thanks for joining the discount ribbon Challenge :) Hope to see again next week and good luck.
    Hugs sandy X


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