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Sunday, 22 September 2013

Anything goes at PanPastel UK

Good morning my lovelies, I hope you're enjoying a lovely lazy Sunday morning. Its my favourite time of the week (well it is once the ironing is done lol) as I can potter around and don't have to think about rushing off to work. As its Sunday morning, we've got a new challenge starting at PanPastel UK and this week our theme is a nice easy one, 'Anything Goes'. As always there's a fab prize up for grabs from our lovely sponsor Berni at Your Creativity Store 

For my project i've made an 8x8 canvas (a real bargain from the Works). I've used PanPastels and one of the new masks which will be released very soon for the background. I've added a lots of die cut leaves,  and flowers coloured with PanPastels, I've used the new metallic Pans for this project but its so hard to get a decent pic of the lovely shimmer. I popped in some little red berries from the Ribbon Girl and then decided to add some ivy leaves to break up all the coppers and golds. I used a Marianne die to cut these and coloured with green PanPastels. The sentiment is from Chocolate Baroque and to finish off I've edged the canvas with gold acrylic paint and added a little die cut butterfly with a pearl body.

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Craft your Passion: autumn colours
Fab'n'Funky: Leaves
Lexis Creations: autumn colours
Oldie but Goodie: dies/punches
(my oldies are my dies)
Paper Nest Dolls: autumn/fall

Thanks so much for visiting today,
Claire xx
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  1. Gorgeous, love those autumnal colours!

  2. This is so beautiful Claire. Love the gorgeous colours. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

    Cathy DT

  3. Gorgeous autumnal colours and fabulous flowers Claire. It's beautiful.
    Beryl xx

  4. Gorgeous Claire, I love your Autumn design! I hope you've had a great weekend, Shirleyxx

  5. Absolutely stunning colors! The green ivy pops out of the coppers and golds and contributes beautifully to your composition Claire. Thanks for sharing your project in the “Autumn” Challenge at Aud Sentiments.
    Aud Sentiments Design Team
    RubberMAD at

  6. wow! very fantastic and striking!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

  7. This is a beautiful card Claire, I really love the colours x

  8. Wow Claire, another stunner, you never cease to amaze me. TFS Hugs xx

  9. Hi Claire
    Stunning canvas. Love that mask so look forward to its release.
    Ang x

  10. Beautiful Fall card, I love all your foliage, so stunning! Thanks for joining our Fall challenge over at The Paper Nest Doll Challenge Blog!

  11. Lovely project! Thank you for joining us this week at the Fab'n'Funky Challenge. I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Fab'n'Funky DT

  12. This is super. Love the ivy trailing thru the leaves
    Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments.

  13. Gorgeous canvas and your dies really make it special. I love the background and tones of green too.

    Thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Rachel x

  14. Such a beautiful creation, love the little falls of ivy leaves in amongst the larger Autumn leaves reminds me of the woodlands near my parents home. Thanks for joining us at Fab N Funky this week.

    Alli x

  15. What a beautiful project, I love the colours and design of your card....... Thank you for joining us over at The Paper Nest Dolls, Keeley DT x x

  16. Claire, you have made a stunning card here. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

  17. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Paper Nest Dolls "Fall Challenge” with us! Just loved your card, and hope to see you back here next week!

    Paper Nest Dolls DT
    Jenn Zeeb

  18. What an absolutely gorgeous canvas, great use of dies. Thank you so much for entering my challenge theme on an Oldie But A Goodie, and good luck!

  19. Beautiful card - love the colours!
    Thanks for playing at Oldie but a Goodie!
    Helen x

  20. Fabulous Autumnal card, great design and I love how you've used your dies. Thank you for joining us at Marianne Design Divas with your adorable creation.
    Suzi x


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