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26 April 2014

Dancing Queen

Good afternoon on this mixed Saturday - we have rain, sun and wind today!

I have been busy painting doors this morning - not the most enjoyable job, but it's all done and I can now spend the afternoon chilling and crafting!

I am trying to get round to inking up all my new stamps - well some of them are months old now LOL, don't know about you, but I have a whole basket full of them!!

So today's onto card using one of them:

Card Ingredients:

LOTV Dancing Queen Stamp
LOTV & Nitwits Petal Fresh Papers
Crafty Ribbons Ribbon
Gems & Embellishments from Stash
Rub on Greeting
Kanban Pearlescent Card
Tim Holt Peeled Paint Distress Ink
Joy Crafts Square Frame Die

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Passion 210 Pretty Pastels
Creative Card Crew 60 Girly
Scrapper's Delights 21 Pretty Pastels
Cute Card Thursday 318 Blue & Green
Simply Create Too 60 Stack Um Up

Thanks for popping in.  Have a great Saturday, whatever you are up to.

Claire x


  1. Gorgeous card Claire....great coloring of the lovely image...have a great weekend!
    xxx Margreet

  2. So pretty and super-cute. Love those colours together. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Tracey xx

  3. This is so pretty Claire, I love your adorable image and fabulous design.
    I'm glad I'm not the only one that has lots of neglected stash!

  4. a beautiful card....... a basket full of stamps not even inked????
    hope you get some time soon to try them out lol

  5. Aaah what a little sweetie and it's lovely to see you inking up your new stamps too, Luv Sam x

  6. This is just beautiful,lovely image and

  7. oh this is adorable, such a sweet image and the colours are so pretty

    have a lovely weekend xx

  8. Love that frame Claire and your gorgeous card. Super soft colouring too. Very pretty. Glad you got your doors painted, there can't be much more of your house left to do? Jx

  9. Adorable and gorgeous Claire ... I too have lots of LOTV stamps waiting to be inked up.
    Wendy xx

  10. Beautiful soft colour and stunning image and detail Claire. Hope you are well.

  11. Adorable card hun - love the pretty LOTV image and that gorgeous square frame die - I have only used mine a couple of times so must use it again soon.
    I totally know what you mean about un-inked stamps and as you know I too have a basket full!!!
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Speak soon.
    Debs xx

  12. your card is absolutely beautiful Claire - a wonderful die and a great stamp. I too have a basket full of as yet unused stamps - there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in a day! Take care - hugs rachel x

  13. A gorgeous card Claire. I love the image, she looks fabulous, fab design and colours too. I'm another one with a basket of uninked stamps!lol!!
    Hope you're enjoying the weekend
    Lorraine x

  14. This is gorgeous Claire. I love the sweet image and such a fabulous frame die. Some of my favourite papers too.
    I am glad that I am not the only one who has uninked stamps!
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    hugs Sue xx

  15. Gorgeous card Claire....same here stamps I so need, then they go uninked for ages!
    Sue x

  16. Very pretty card Claire, love the the sweet image and gorgeous frame.

    Donna x

  17. Great to be back blogging and seeing all your beautiful creations I missed Claire and wow have you been busy!!! This is so pretty, I love that frame and the Golf card is fab!!
    If you're finished all your decorating feel free to come and start mine when the builders have done!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

  18. Hi Claire, love this pretty card! The image is so sweet!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  19. Just beautiful Claire x I love it


  20. Gorgeous card Claire, I like the adorable image the frame and the colours.
    Kevin xx

  21. Your card is so pretty! Love the soft colors, pretty image & your coloring is amazing!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us @ Simply Create Too & hope to see you back again for our next challenge!!!

  22. Great card thanks for joining us at Scrappers Delights and good luck x

  23. Beautiful card Claire love the soft colours and fantastic stamp.

  24. What a pretty card!
    Hope your weather picks up ... we've had a lovely weekend so far here :)

  25. This is gorgeous Claire ! Love the sweet image and the die you have chosen to frame it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  26. This is so beautiful Claire. Gorgeous colours and awesome layout.


  27. Such a pretty card Claire, love the frame.
    I also have a lot of stamps that have never seen an ink pad!
    Carole xXx

  28. A gorgeous card, love the image and that die looks great!
    Helen x

  29. Sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges! :)

    Petya DT

  30. Lovely card Claire, those LOTV stamps are just so cute. I dusted off some of mine the other day, although only coloured one up to make a wedding card a friend ordered. 4 weeks to go!!!

  31. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion -Randi

  32. What a pretty layered card. And a sweet little fairy radiating from the gorgeous frame. Thanks for joining the fun at Simply Create Too!

  33. Oh what a fab image Claire… she's adorable! this stamp reminds me of my childhood… I was always dancing and singing like this! Lol ... the frame and gems are really beautiful !!
    I have so many beautiful uninked stamps and unused stash... mainly because of lack of time! I'm trying to get around to using some of it now... :-))
    Hope you are well hun!
    Big Hugs Sue xx

  34. beautiful card claire! i love the image!thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew girlie challenge! Irene DT xx

  35. This is so beautiful, love the cute image and your lovely colour scheme. The frame looks so pretty too!

  36. Your card is so cute. That image is perfect for our girly challenge :)
    Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
    ~ Crystal (DT)


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