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Sunday 12 January 2014

Guest Designer at Craft a Scene!

Woooo hooo how excited am I? I was so happy when I received an email from Nancy with an invitation to be a Guest Designer at Craft A Scene, one of my very favourite challenges!! Of course I said yes, what an honour!! I love to create scenic cards, its so satisfying to start with a sheet of white card and make a picture with stamps and ink. This months theme at Craft a Scene is to make your own theme so I've chosen a theme of 'Sea and Sand'

I've used lots of different stamp to make this card, all from Sheena Douglass. I stamped them with Memento ink onto the reverse side of Centura Pearl card and simply watercoloured with distress markers. To create the clouds I just sloshed on some water and leave for a minute or two and then blot with kitchen roll. Once it was dry I stamped in the sentiment and matted it on kraft card and then dark brown card.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Crafting for all seasons: all things bright and beautiful
Creative Moments: anything goes
Inky Chicks: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps: anything goes
Papertake Weekly: anything goes
Sister Act: anything goes

thanks so much for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. Oh wow, this is a little work of art, so beautifully crafted and coloured. Just stunning.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  2. Wow Claire, this is such a beautiful scene! Great work and I can see you've enjoyed it! hugs, Mirandaxx

  3. Congrats on your GDT spot Claire, your card is stunning, the scene you have created is so beautiful.
    Sue xx

  4. Congratulations on the Guest Designer spot.
    Wow! You certainly have created a terrific scene on the this little "masterpiece"

    Patricia xx

  5. If those clouds are just sloshed water, I need lessons in sloshing. they are brilliant. It is a beautiful scene altogether. Thank you for your visit and your lovely comments. I love Clarity Stamps. In my humble opinion, they are the best you can get, standing up t anything you can throw at them, including ironing with a hot iron and angelina fibres. xx Maggie

  6. Fantastic scene Claire. I think you should def be on Sheena's team. Love the clouds. Not sure if I splodged on water and then blotted it would look so realistic.
    Beryl xx

  7. A true work of art, this is just stunning, thank you for playing at Creative Moments
    Alex x

  8. Beautiful card! I love the whole scene you created and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a beautiful week! Laura

  9. This is gorgeous. A real work of art. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


  10. awesome card, loved this super cute, Thanks so much for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Loves Rubber Stamps, I hope to see more of your amazingly wonder projects in future events and challenges. Hugs Larelle-Susanne DT

  11. OMGosh this is so beautiful. I love your coloring! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  12. WOW!!!!! I am not really into scenerys, but this is just so beautiful!

  13. Beautiful! Really love this. Thanks for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Fiona x

  14. Claire, your work is always breathtaking and this one out shines them all. It is spectacular, even for you. My all time favorite of everything that you have done.



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