Sunday, November 27, 2016



So it's the last day of the Thanksgiving break (that went quick).

My good friend and her boyfriend are in town this week and so I am excited to be spending some time with them, starting today with brunch.

My Ma arrives tomorrow, along with our Goddaughter, her boyfriend her Mum and other family members to celebrate her 21st birthday. So this week is going to be cray cray.

So let's have a bit of calm first shall we :)

I have been playing along with CASology challenges - I really like the cue cards, they have been really inspiring my creative juices and I have been lucky enough to get two honorable mentions..isn't that lovely.

Here is this week's cue -

I decided to use a great stamp (MFT Knit Happens) given to me recently by a friend. I felt inspired to use it because I am in the midst of crocheting the world's ugliest blanket LOL, but it is also the softest thing ever.

It's ugly because the wool is 'borrowed' from everyone I know who has spare wool, so it doesn't match..I fly a lot for work and I hate to fly and crocheting de-stresses me.

I love wool or yarn as my American friends call it :)

Anyway..back to my card. I coloured the stamp using Distress Inks and an aquabrush and stuck with 'soft' colours. I added a bit of sparkle using Stickles on her hat.

The sentiment is by The Alley Way Stamps..



  1. Nice card man, really like your take on the inspiration. I can't believe how precise you can color with an aquabrush, you are much better at it than I am! I can't wait to see the ugly blanket, I bet it will be wicked cozy. x

  2. Hi Claire! Love the sentiment on your card, the soft watercoloring and the touch of sparkle. I hope you'll share the "world's ugliest blanket" when it's done! :) I like that each different bit of wool has a connection to a friend. Kind of cool. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

  3. Wow, Calire, sounds like you have a lot of fun activities going on these days! Enjoy! I love your CAS card for CASology this week, such a fun image paired with the perfect sentiment! Great soft colors, too. As for the "world's ugliest blanket," it sounds fun to me! Maybe you can share some pics of it on your blog when you are done? I like that it is a mix of wool and yarns from friends all over! Thanks for playing along at CASology again this week!

  4. Well my dear, I didn't see your card until I saw that both of us were chosen as Honorable Mentions.
    As a knitter myself, I love this card, beautiful colors and awesome sentiment.
    I want to see the "World's Ugliest Blanket", I doubt very much it's ugly. Share a picture, will you?

  5. Claire, your card is wonderful! Indeed it does make me think of the softness of the wool yarn I used when I was knitting. I had my stint with the hobby though, and when to papercrafts and never looked back LOL. Congratulations on your Honorable Mention with CASology!


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