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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Challenge #24 at Christmas Challenges {with Sketches}

Where did the last two weeks go?? At this rate it will soon be Christmas lol. But my Christmas card box is filling up nicely and here's another card for our new challenge at Christmas Challenges {with Sketches} where my lovely teamie Renata has designed a gorgeous sketch to inspire us, we also have a twist to go with the sketch - use traditional Christmas colours - so pop over to the challenge blog and find out more

As always we've got a fabby prize up for grabs, this time our challenge is sponsored by Elizabeth Bell

For my DT card I've used the beautiful Pine Cone Fairy, a very old stamp from Joanna Sheen, she's coloured with derwent pencils and has a little glamour dust for some sparkle. The papers are from GCD and the pine cones were made with my new Tattered pine cones die. Ribbon, lace, pearls and buttons from my stash.

Its a bit of a short post from me today as i'm still not feeling well and the doctor says I've got shingles, ouch. Hopefully it will clear up soon and I'll be able to catch up with all my blogging buddies
Claire xx


  1. Claire, a really adorable card! Beautiful stamp and lovely papers. Pine cone Fairy is just gorgous. Love your card. Hope you feel better soon, Claire, take it easy, OK?


  2. A gorgeous card Claire, I love the pinecone fairy coloured so delicatly against the richness of the background papers. The tattered pinecones look really good.

    Sue x

  3. Beautiful card Claire - love the vintage colours for Christmas. Hugs, Claire x

  4. It's a lovely card Claire!
    hugs Nicolet

  5. Such a lovely card, Claire!!

    San x

  6. What a great card Claire, lovely image ..
    love the pine in the left corner ..

    Janneke XO

  7. Love your card Claire, the pine cones look great. Hope you're feeling better soon. Carol x

  8. Lovely card Claire, I have that stamp lurking somewhere, love the colouring, it's gorgeous. The pine cones go so well with it. So sorry to hear about the shingles, you take care. Sounds like an excuse to stay home and do some extra crafting if you are feeling up to it. Big hugs, glad they are virtual though, Judith xx

  9. what a lovely card Claire!!

    Hugs Betina

  10. What a lovely card!
    What a great stamp!!
    Hugs Wilma

  11. Ooh Claire it's gorgeous. Lovely papers and the fairy looks so dimensional. Wish I could colour images like that.
    Beryl xx

  12. A fabulous decorated Christmas card.

  13. That is a very beautiful card, Claire. Love the way you coloured the image.
    Love, Wilma

  14. Lovely card Clair, I love the way you used my sketch! Renata, xx


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