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Monday, 5 December 2011

Sweet Blossom

Hi there, its the first day of my week off work today and I've had a lovely crafty morning :-)
Its so cold outside Its perfect weather to bunker up and craft. As a change from Christmas cards, todays card share is an 18th birthday card for my son's girlfriend, using Sweet Blossom from Wee stamps


After making so many Christmas projects it was a lovely change to make a flowery card. The bps are all from Raspberry Road Designs, distressed with a craft knife and matted on cream card with a MS punched border. The image was coloured with promarkers and distressed with spun sugar distress ink. I've added paper roses from Wild Orchid Crafts and some silk flowers from my stash. I stamped the '18' using stamps from Crafters Companion using gold stazon on shrink plastic and heated it to shrink before attaching it with silicone glue and adding a rose pink seam binding bow. To finish off I added some faux pearls with a viva pearl pen.

Here's another pic to show the detail a little better


I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday: Its just a number
Daisy Doodles: Something sweet with a digi
Sir Stampalot: Bingo challenge (my line is: punch flowers pearls)

Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx

22 comments:

  1. A really pretty card, Claire. Isn't it lovely not to have to make a Christmas card? You have chosen beautiful colours.

    Janet xx

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  2. Awww what a pretty card it's lovely

    Hugs Jackie x

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  3. Your card is so beautiful!
    I love the sketch!
    Thanks for sharing with us at SFC!
    Hugs, Andrea

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  4. This is so cute, I love that image and the soft colours. Thanks for joining us at SIR STAMPALOT this month.
    Pinky

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  5. Lovely & girlie - super with the pink & cream & just those hints of green. I love the way youi've arranged those flowers too - she'll be thrilled with this.
    Paula (PEP)
    Have a lovely week.

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  6. Fantastic image, so cute! Thank you for playing at Sketch Saturday.xxx

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  7. Oh, this is adorable!!! Such a fabulous image--and the flowers are beautiful! :) LOVE IT!!!

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  8. Gorgeous card Claire, love the image, so pretty, and the colours are lovely.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. How very pretty Clare, totally soft and feminine (would fit the theme over at PB & More as well).

    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Stampalot Challenge this month, good luck and have a wonderful Christmas.

    B x

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  10. A beautiful card, and as much as I like looking at the lovely christmas cards everybody is making at the moment, it's great to see something nice and feminine.

    Sue x

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  11. Great card! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

    Julie

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  12. gorgeous!!! Love the distressed edges and the fabulous floral detail! Hugs Juls

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  13. totally stunning card Claire!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    have a fabulous, creative day, Debxx

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  14. Stunning creation

    Thanks for joining us for our bingo challenge at Sir Stampalot this month
    and good luck !

    Hugs
    Francesca

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  15. Love how you did the edges of your card! Great job! TFS! XXX!DigiDarla.com

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  16. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week.
    Hugs, Bente

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  17. Such a pretty, sweet card Claire. Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Clare x

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  18. This is such a sweet card, Claire!! Love the colours and your colouring. Thanks for joining the challenge at Daisy Doodles.

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  19. A cute and Pretty creation. Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  20. Veru pretty pastels. Thanks for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot, Ruth :)

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