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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Imagination iin bloom: Fuchsias

Good morning my lovelies, I'm rushing off to work as usual but before I go I just wanted to share this card made for the March challenge at Imagination Crafts Challenge where the theme is Imagination in Bloom

The main image is one of my favourite stamps from Imagination Crafts, fuchsias are one of my favourite flowers and I adore this stamp. I've coloured the image with my Graph'It marrkers and distressed the edges with shabby shutters Distress ink. 

I've layered it up over a shaped card front from Craftwork cards, I've used an Imagination Crafts stencil with Sparkle medium on that layer, distressing the edges again with shabby shutters. The card blank was stamped with some of the little stamps from the Fuchsia stamp set and again distressed with more shabby shutters distress ink. 
I've added some ribbon,lace, pearls and a die cut butterfly to finish off.
I'm also entering this card in the following challenges:
Cards Galore Encore: use a stamp or digi
Cut it up: green or Spring
Open Minded Challenges: something green
Penny's Paper Crafty: anything but square
Totally Gorjuss: pink and green

Thanks for visiting, have a great day and hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. stunningly beautiful Claire - thanks so much for joining us at Imagination Crafts this month and good luck in the draw xx

  2. Such a gorgeous stamp Claire. I love Fushias and this stamp will have to go onto my wishlist. I love the card you've made with it.

    Sue xx

  3. I love fuchsias and these are gorgeous. TFS Hugs xx

  4. The die cut butterfly is Beautiful!!! You did an AMAZING job on this beautiful card!
    Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  5. Gorgeous card, I love the flower image and the super colours.
    Yvonne x

  6. Gorgeous design Claire! Cheers, Shirleyxx

  7. This is gorgeous Claire, I like the colours and the design.
    Kevin xx

  8. Absolutely gorgeous card Claire, so pretty xx Zoe xx

  9. This is just stunning Claire.
    hugs Kimx

  10. Wow, that's gorgeous. Lots of beautiful, feminine layers!

    Thanks for joining our Green challenge at Cut it Up!

  11. This is stunning!! Love the shape.. that image is gorgeous!! What die is that butterfly? Its amazing!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  12. Gorgeous, Claire! Love the coloring on those flowers. So glad you chose to play along in our "Something Green" challenge at Open-Minded Crafting Fun this fortnight. Good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  13. Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Crafts Galore Encore!

  14. Wonderful Card! Fantastic Detail! Thank you for sharing with us at Open Minded Crafting Fun, Amy A.,DT

  15. oh wow this is so pretty and elegant! love the shape and the layering!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

  16. Thanks for joining the Imagination Crafts Challenge. I love the way you have used this lovely stamp. It's one of my favourites too. Chris x

  17. WOW, Claire, this is stunning, I love the shape, colours and all the fabulous detail, many thanks for playing along with us at Imagination Crafts, this month, best of luck xxx


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