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Sunday 28 April 2013

Dreams at PanPastel UK

Good morning folks, hope you're having a good weekend. I'm having a lazy one as I tripped over the puppy yesterday and twisted my knee, ouch! Still its a good excuse not to tackle the weeding lol. We've got a new challenge over at PanPastel UK and this week our theme is 'Dreams'.  As usual our lucky winner will receive a fab PanPastel Starter set from our lovely sponsor Berni over at Your Creativity Store.

I've used this gorgeous digi from Sweet Pea Stamps, she's by Ching Chou Kuik and she's called 'Poppy from the Mist', I think she looks like she's day dreaming - perfect for our challenge so I've created a dream of fairyland in the background. The background was created with PanPastels, Memento inks and Lavinia Stamps. The image was coloured with Graph'It Markers and PanPastels, the flowers look a bluey shade but in real life they are much more purple. Why can't I take pictures of purple? Answers on a postcard please lol :-)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Addicted to stamps: make your mark
Alphabet Challenge: F is for Fantasy
CRAFT: Land of make believe
Crafty Catz: Purple
Just Add Ink: Fun background
Simon Says Stamp and Show: colouring mediums
Sweet Pea Stamps: your favourite charity
( I work for a mental health charity so this is an easy one for me lol)
Tuesday Throwdown: Make your own background

I've got a ginormous pile of ironing to tackle and Sunday lunch to prepare then I can put my feet up and do some colouring. 
Have a lovely day and thanks for popping by
Claire xx


  1. Beautiful colours and colouring Claire and a very dreamy card. Love it.
    Enjoy your Sunday.
    Hugs Brenda xox

  2. An absolutely beautiful creation Claire. Wonderful texture and colour.
    Sorry to hear of your mishap and hope your knee feels better quickly.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

  3. This is very pretty Claire, I haven't used my Sweet Pea stamps for quite a while, must get them out again.
    Jenny xx

  4. A beautiful scenic background Claire and a gorgeous image for the topper. Hope your knee gets better soon and you enjoy your reasonably lazy day.
    Beryl xx

  5. This is just stunning Claire,,beautiful colouring and love the background..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  6. WOW stunning card, love the background you created and your image is so beautifully coloured, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  7. Wow, this one really pops, amazing colours and specially love the dreamy background!
    Hope that knee gets better soon, sound painful but a great excuse to keep crafting...

  8. As I just said to Lindsay, what a different and interesting theme and your card is a super take on it.

    Rest that knee won't you.

    B x

  9. Oh my goodness Claire, this is stunning. The image is gorgeous, your have coloured her so beautifully and the background scene looks amazing.
    I have trouble photographing purple too, I wonder why?
    Sorry to hear about your twisted knee, I hope it isn't too painful for you and that you have a good Sunday
    hugs Sue xx

  10. Wowzer!! This is just stunning!!! Hugs Juls xxx

  11. Very nicely done! Love all the details and the wonderland background.

  12. Claire, you have made a wonderful card here. Perfect. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “support your favourite charity” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team

  13. Beautiful card, fantastic scene and wonderful use of colour. I love the foliage in the background and your image in the foreground is coloured so beautifully. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  14. Gorgeous card, love the scene in the background.
    Yvonne x

  15. A beautiful card, and a beautiful dream to have too.

    Sue x

  16. a magnificent and striking card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  17. Oh my this is coloured beautifully and fab layout. Hugs Suzanne xx

  18. Beautiful stamped background. Thanks for joining the Tuesday Throwdown.
    Kim L. DT

  19. That image is just beautifull coloured. I love your layout too. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

  20. Stunning card! The image, the colours, the papers - everything is gorgeous!

    Thank you for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge Blog!


  21. A gorgeous dreamy card Claire, love the background and the beautifully coloured image.
    Thanks for sharing at Alphabet Challenge.
    Avril xx

  22. oh wow i am loving this and thanks for sharing with us at craft this week

  23. Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT challenges this week with your super duper project. What a cutie she is.

    Good luck with the challenge



  24. Gorgeous and beautiful Claire thank you for joining us this week ay Crafty Catz
    Hugs Dianne xx

  25. What a Beautiful card!! I love everything about it! Thanks for joining us at sweet pea stampers this month

  26. Brilliant card, such gorgeous colouring and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges F - Fantasy. Caz DT


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