Saturday, November 9, 2013

Multiple challenges with a purpose...

Hey, bit of a late Saturday evening post. Today I have been busy making OWH cards, finishing off Amy's 18th birthday stuff and mooching around a bit!

I had to make an Anniversary card for friends of mine and decided to combine a couple of cool challenges that I liked this week..

First up is Freshly Made Sketches #111

Love this sketch and the design team cards were very inspiring.

I also loved the colours over at Pals Paper Arts #178 (and Mary Fish is on their DT...I love Mary Fish, she is my craft heroine!)

I didn't quite have Summer Starfruit in my stash, so the greeny colour is a bit darker, but I think it still counts..

I was happy to be able to use another one of my precious Range flowers and my new spotty embossing folder (JT has this set and I have always coveted it). The expresso pearl in the top left corner made me very happy, as I had forgotten I had them! The sentiment is a Hero Arts stamp. All the papers are by Kars.

I think my card came out pretty well, simple but effective :)

I managed to sneak in a little Michael's trip after work yesterday - hence the new folders..I was very restrained and bought mainly essentials (card blanks, stuff for my Niece's advent calendar, etc)

Off to eat curry now with Hubby..yums!



  1. The flower looks great as your focal point and stands out beautifully against the background! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

  2. Great take on that sketch Hunny and I love your colours.
    You are so lucky having a Michaels!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

    1. Laurie, having a Michaels makes missing my friends and family almost ok :) Cx

  3. Great job combining the two challenges. Love the clean, fresh look. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches and Pals Paper Arts!

  4. That flower is fabulous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Pals Paper Arts!

  5. I like your card, Claire! Nice job of combining both challenges!


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