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Friday 27 September 2013

A new challenge at Polkadoodles!

Good morning folks, as always I've got a smile on my face as its Friday at long last and we've got a brand new challenge starting at Polkadoodles so pop on over and check out the fabby prize and all the gorgeous projects to inspire you from  my very talented teamies! 

For my DT project I've used papers, some of the precoloured elements, sentiments and a digistamp coloured from the fabulous Angelberry Christmas CD. This cd is absolutely crammed full of gorgeous goodies and I've used some of my favourites on this card. I've used a shaped card from Which Craft? and two of the backing papers from the cd, all distressed with a craft knife, distress ink and  some faux stitching around the edges. 

For the front  I made some little rolled paper roses and added some precoloured holly leaves from the cd.. I made a wrap to hold the card closed edged with a MS punch I die cut the sentiment and distressed with distress ink, and added some more holly, gingham ribbon and a button from my stash.

here's a pic of the inside, all the little embellies are coated with glossy accents.

The beautiful Angel is coloured with Graph'It Markers. I've added some faux pearls to the front to finish off

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz: decorate the inside of the card
Creative Belli: ribbon and pearls
Creative Card Crew: Christmas
Designed to Colour: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet: We wish you a merry Christmas
Paper Shelter: stitching 

Thanks so much for visiting, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx
PS IF you're quick there is still time to enter my blog candy, lots of yummy Polkadoodles goodies up for grabs! you can find it here


  1. Wow what a fabulous design this is Claire,I love the angel on the inside and all the details.
    Kevin xx

  2. Claire - this is stunning! Fabulous creation!

  3. Love it! Fab and fun. Take care Zo xx

  4. Oh wow this is stunning! Hugs xx

  5. WOW! This is amazing Claire! Such a gorgeous project! Hugs, xxxx

  6. What an amazing card, those steps and everything look so complicated and clever! Anybody would love to receive something like that I'm sure!
    Enjoy your weekend!! Big congrats on your anniversary also!

  7. Wow, what a neat project! I love this! Thank you for joining us this week at the Fab'n'Funky Challenge Blog! I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Fab'n'Funky DT

  8. Hello!

    What a lovely and exciting card!
    Truly something special :-)

    Thank you for participating in the TPS challenge this week!
    Good Luck!

    Hug Lena

  9. Stunning!!Great Christmas card thank you so much for joining us at Creative Card Crew on our Christmas Challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

  10. Love this Claire. The front is fabulous until you open it and then it is just wow.

    Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  11. WOW seriously i dont know what else to say I LOVE it,
    Thanks for joining us this week over at Charisma Cardz challenge blog.
    Good Luck with the challenge
    Marie (A Charisma Gal)

  12. Fabulous design Claire.....I love it all.
    Thanks for playing along with us at the Belli Challenge. Pat K xx

  13. Oh WOW, your card looks so amazing! I love it! Thanks for playing with us at the Paper Shelter. Hugs Merkkari

  14. This is simply stunning, I love all the details that have gone into making this Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week

  15. What a creation! This must have been a labour of love and worth every second! I love the design and gorgeous colours. The images are fab too.

    Thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Rachel x

  16. Great card! Lovely colors and design. Thank for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

  17. This is absolutely stunning and awesome Christmas wishes! I soooo love your creativity! The colors, designs, layout, everything are soo perfect. Thanks for the inspiration.


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