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Sunday 8 December 2013

All about paper at Premium Craft Brands

Good morning my lovelies, time for a new challenge at Premium Craft Brands PanPastel UK Challenge and this week its all about paper and card, so its a nice easy challenge. As always there is a fab prize from our generous sponsor Premium Art Brands and of course my teamies have created some gorgeous projects to inspire you so pop along to the challenge blog to find all the deets. I've created a little wall hanging:

The little birdie is stamp from Stampendous, I stamped him on to grey Pastel Board and coloured him with PanPastels and a paper stump. This is one of my all time favourite stamps, he is soooo cute isn't he?

I keeping with our Paper/Card theme I did lots of die cutting with sizzix dies and coloured them up with PanPastels, adding lots of the metallic PanPastels and a little clear crackle paint.

I popped them all on some corrugated card from some packaging which I dry brushed with Maimeri Gesso and sprinkled with a little glitter.
I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Charisma: Distressed
CRAFT: Christmas
Craft room challenge: vintage Christmas
Crafting with Dragonflies: christmas decor
Crafty Catz: two or more dies
Delicious Doodles: christmas/new year
Southern Girls: embrace your lumps and bumps
Totally Papercrafts: anything Christmas but a card

Eeeeeeeek Christmas seems to coming so quickly, I'm hoping to get the Christmas decorations out today so hopefully we'll be looking very festive before the day is out
thanks so much for popping by, 
Claire xx


  1. Only you could say a little wall hanging Claire, nothing little about it.

    Huge in techniques, texture and creativity is what I see. Gorgeous.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  2. Adore, adore, adore this Claire. Love all the recycled elments and you are right, that bird image is adorable. Lou x

  3. I love your hanging Claire and you are right that Robin is really cute

    Jackie x

  4. Wow this is stunning Claire. I love the bird stamp (think I'll have to add this to my ever growing wishlist) and the decor around the edge.

    Sue x

  5. this is just beautiful - love the corrugated card and the picture - well everything really - stunning xx

  6. Wow Claire, gorgeous creation! The bird is sweet and I also love your die cut 'wreath'. Happy Sunday, Shirleyxx

  7. Wow! What a gorgeous Wallhanging Claire, so pretty xx Zoe xx

  8. Wow! Stunning wall hanging, that bird stamp is adorable, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  9. What an original project ! Funny bird. Magnificent frame with these all embellishments. Great work !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.

  10. Beautiful, so creative, TFS Hugs xx

  11. Just gorgeous and my fave stamp!

  12. This is a wonderful creation. I love everything about it. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with dragonflies this week.
    Hugs Wynn DT xx

  13. Stunning Claire, I like everything about it!!
    Kevin xx

  14. Clare this is stunning - love the whole idea of it. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies this fortnight - I might just have to investigate these pan pastels now!

  15. Thank you so much for joining us at Delicious Doodles for our Christmas/New Year challenge and Good Luck!

    Karen. DT.xx

  16. Beautiful project! That is one of my all time favourite bird stamps too, super cute. Gorgeous design. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

  17. Hi Claire, stunning Christmas decoration, loved to put this on my wall, beautiful details, and the stamp is really lovely.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge, welcome again;-))m

  18. Hi Claire - he sure is super cute can see why he's a favourite, beautifully coloured and gorgeous embellishments..thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room...Esther xx

  19. Hi Claire, This is so beautiful...I had to zoom in for a closer look. I can see why this is a favourite stamp. Wonderful colouring and detail. Thanks so much for playing along with us at TPC this week. Pat K xx

  20. oh my goodness this is stunning! I t stopped me in my tracks when I clicked onto your blog.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Delicious Doodles
    Shell (DD DT)

  21. stunning and just adore this thanks for sharing at craft and crafty catz


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