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Monday, 4 October 2010

Vintage Lizzie and exciting news!!

Hi everyone, I have some very exciting news!! Linda from Jazzlins Designs has asked me to be a member of her DT!! How chuffed am I? Linda is a really wonderful person, and has the most fab selection of goodies in her shop. I've been ordering from Linda by mail order and I'm so happy with her prices and fantastic service. Jazzlins webshop will be opening soon too :-)

I've used Lizzie with Muff from Whiff of Joy and the beautiful Designer Doiley Marianne die (both from Jazzlins) as my starting point for this card. Lizzie is coloured with promarkers and cut out. The bp is one I made with Elusive images snowflake stamps - i stamped them with a sparkly EP onto cream card and then sprayed with some aqua spray ink. It looked a bit drab so I gave it a generous blast of gold firework ink to bling it up.

I used the Marianne die to cut and emboss 3 doileys from cream pearl card and then inked them with an aqua dye inkpad. The cream ribbon is from my stash and the gorgeous flowers, heart shaped pearls and sprays of pearls are from Jazzlins. The flowers take ink beautifully so the white ones can be matched to what ever ink/markers you've used. The sentiment is from Elusive images, cut out with a nestie and again inked with aqua ink around the edges.

I'm entering Lizzie in the following challenges:

Charisma Cardz: Christmas Crafting
Passion 4 Promarkers: Vintage/Shabby chic
I love promarkers: Pearls and swirls
Daring Cardmakers: Christmas card
Stamptacular: Layer it on (use at least 5 layers - bp, ribbon, 3 doileys and Lizzie!!)
Lots to do: Vintage
There's Magic in the Air: Christmas card with snowflakes

Thanks for calling by today,
Claire xx


  1. ooooh this is just gorgeous! Hugs Juls

  2. claire this is gorgeous! Thanks for joining in this week at Charisma! Gemma :)

  3. Lovely card/ Thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers' WCMD special challenge - I hope you'll also take a look at our regular challenge for this week!

  4. Hi Claire, what a pretty card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  5. Wow, claire, congratulations on this fabulous moment. What an honor to be asked to join a DT Team! You are such an amazing and wonderful crafter! You deserve it!!! I wish you lots of joy and fun in that team.
    And I love the card that you made! It's stunning as usual.

  6. Well done Claire but no more than you deserve, hope you enjoy being on the design team. The card is a stunner as usual, so well done all round.

    Jenny xx

  7. Gorgeous card Claire. Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
    Hugs Tracy x

  8. Really pretty card Claire. Thanks for joining us at PfP. Sue C x

  9. AWW this is so gorgeous :0)...thanks for joining us at PFP...Debs x

  10. Lovely card Claire coloured and laid out with your usual style and fabulous touch. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do. xx Zoe

  11. I forgot to congratulate you on your new DT role, they are lucky to get you, have fun xx Zoe

  12. FAbulous card, Claire!! Great design and colour scheme! Thanks for playing along with us at PFP this week. Juliexx

  13. lovely card
    Kyla (LTD Challenge)

  14. Hi Claire. It obviously took a good while to create your fab card this week. Gorgeous colourway too. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers and congrats on your new DT position.
    Tine :)

  15. Congrats my friend well deserved I say. Hugs Suzanne

  16. Oooooh gorgeous, love what you've done with the doilies and the colours are very pretty, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

  17. Hi Claire,
    This looks gorgeous. Such a lovely image & I love the colour scheme. Your backing paper looks fabulous. Congrats on your DT appointment. Thanks for joining us at PFP.
    Andie xx

  18. Oh, Claire that is so beautiful. I love the color!
    Shelley :)

  19. Such a gorgeous card Claire. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  20. Pretty card, lovely colours and love the sparkle.

  21. I really need to get me some Marianne dies, this card is fantastic, love the blue, and the layers, and the image, and all of it!thank you for joining us at I ♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

  22. Your card is gorgeous Claire. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers and congrats on your new DT position.
    Julie W x

  23. This is just lovely - thanks for joining in with the WCMD fun over at Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

  24. Simply gorgeous - love the doyleys and your colouring is perfect

    Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

  25. beautiful card, and congratulations on becoming a member of the design team. The chair on your blog header is beautiful.

  26. Absolutely stunning card. I just love the design and image. The colors are gorgeous. Thanks so much for sharing such a fabulous creation with us for our Layer It On Challenge at SSC.
    Hugs xx

  27. Beautiful card! I love the cute image and the colors!
    Thanks for joining our fun at Stamptacular this week! Hope to see you again soon :-)
    Hugs, Marianne

  28. This is such a gorgeous card

    jo x


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