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Saturday 31 March 2012

Elegant Primula From Chocolate Baroque

Hi there, whats happened to the weather?? We've had beautiful sunshine all week and  Saturday morning arrives and its grey and drizzly. I hope its a bit better where you are, but i'd better not moan as we do need the rain. My card share today features one of the gorgeous new stamps from Elegant Spring Flowers, one of the new releases from Chocolate Baroque. 

I love this delicate primula with the beautiful script background, I  coloured with image with promarkers and added a little glitter to the centre  of the flowers, unfortunately the sparkle doesn't show up too well in the photo.

I've edged the image with pumice stone distress ink and matted on some dark blue card. To create the corners, I used the bottom die from Shapeabilities Fancy Tags 2 and trimmed the top and bottom of the die cut shape and attached them behind the image. The paper is from one of the Guild paper packs that I've hoarded for ages but I had to cut it as I thought it complemented this image beautifully. to finish off I added some blue ribbon and a little bow

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Lollipop Crafts: anything goes
Wags'n'whiskers: Flowers

Thanks for calling by
Claire xx


  1. I can see why you love this stamp Claire, it is delicate and goes so well with that backing paper. I like the corners that you've used on this, and the way you've used them.

    Sue x

  2. Claire what a fantastic card I love this and that focal image is fantastic well stamped .
    Hugs Elaine

  3. Such a pretty card Claire.
    Have a fabulous weekend.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  4. Beautifully done Claire - and your fancy corners are brill.
    Beryl xx

  5. A wonderful card, love the color scheme.

  6. Beautiful card! I love the soft colors and decorative corners. Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

  7. What a lovely elegant card and such beautiful colours. Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Wednesday.
    Hugs Sue W.


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