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Wednesday 18 August 2010

Christmas Fairy

I just got some gorgeous new sweet pea stamps and as I'd already coloured  Ching Chou Kuiks's lovely Holly Fairy, i thought she would be perfect for this weeks challenge at Bah Humbug which is... Angels and Fairies,

Sorry for the dogdy photo, my new camera is still totally baffling me lol. Holly Fairy is coloured with promarkers and I embossed the holly berries and her wings with clear sparkle EP. I used scraps of some Anna Griffin papers and followed the layout from the sketch at ABC Christmas Challenge which is also to make a quick and easy card.

 I stamped the Sweet Pea sentiment on a red tag and embossed with gold EP. I also embossed a couple of swirly flourishes cut on my cricut with some gold EP. When my mojo was missing the other week I cut loads of swirls, leaves etc out of white card on my cricut so when I need them I just have to colour them. I'm so pleased I did this as when I'm making a card, I'm usually too lazy to cut out little embellies so I'm ahead of the game now lol.

To finish the card off I added scraps of ribbon and lace, some red gems and a little poinsetta flower from my stash.

I'm also entering this card in the following challenges:
Sweet Pea Stampers: Swirls and flourishes (they also have a fab monthly candy too!!
Paper Jewels Ribbon and Flowers
Die cut Dreams Christmas: Poinsetta
Sentimental Sundays: Ribbon and Lace 
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: What are little girls made of?

Thanks for looking
Claire xx


  1. She`s gorgeous Claire.Love the papers.

  2. Very nice Claire, love this image, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas Club.

  3. Gorgeous

    Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

    Hugs Jane x

  4. Hi Claire! What a great creation! Love the image and the DPS! Thanks for playing at DCD Christmas Challenge! Swing by my site if you're interested in some blog candy! xoxo Trisha

  5. Hi Claire this is totally gorgeous i love the easel design. Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Pea Stampers. Hugs Pascale

  6. Hello Claire

    Oh this is just gorgeous, I love your mix and match of papers. The stamped image is perfect for our challange and wonderfully coloured in.

    Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!


  7. Gorgeous card - love the touch of gold!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge & the SCSC!
    Helen x

  8. WoW! Even with dodgy photo. :)

  9. Wow Claire this is so beautiful the colours, design and image are wonderful to see.
    Lorraine x

  10. The slightly blurry photo doesn't take away from your beautiful card - love the colours which really catch the eye! Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

    Max's Craft Creations
    Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

  11. Great card Claire, love the traditional Christmas colours.

    Thanks for joining us over on Sweet Pea stampers this week!

    Sarah x

  12. This is a very lovely card! Thanks for playing along at Paper Jewels :)

  13. Simply gorgeous! Thank you for joining us for the Sentimental Sundays “Ribbons or Lace” challenge. I hope you will join us for our new challenge on Sunday.


  14. beautiful card Claire :-) the image is lovely and the papers and all the details you used are fab :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  15. It doesn't look like it was quick or easy hun, but so gorgeous. thanks for playing ABC CC with us. Sxx

  16. A fantastic card and a very worthy winner Claire I love Sweetpea images and this one is stunning and you coloured it beautifully
    Thanks for playing the DCD Christmas club challenge we are always pleased to see you
    Hugs Susie xx

  17. lovely card. thanks for joining in the fun, Samantha ABC Christmas Challenge :0)


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