5.11.2011

Thinking of you

Long time, no blogging! ;)

I enjoyed my break, and made some nice little pretties in the process - I'll show you them sometime, once I get caught up in the 73 drafts I have gathering dust in Blogger right now. It's ridonkuluos how much I have to share with you!

This post was quite an old draft - all the way from August, when CARDS asked me to be their featured designer for April '11 (a BIG thanks to CARDS!)
I was expecting lots of new CHA products and stamps to come in so I could make cards with new product for the issue, but wouldn't you know it, nothing arrived until the day after I submitted my cards. :P haha



I had to stamp onto the reverse of some patterned paper I had because I was all out of quality white cardstock - this substitute works really well, unless you need white cardstock for a base...than, not often.

Anyways, I have a lot to catch up on - hope to stop by all my friends blogs as soon as I can find the time.

Thank you for popping in! :)

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Card recipe
Cardstock: Bazzil
Patterned paper: Girls Paperie, Basic Grey, DCWV
Stamps: Hero Arts "Tree, Birds and Messages", and "Thinking of You messages"
Ink: Colorbox
Ribbon: American Crafts
Other: thread

Tools: trimmer, adhesive, sewing machine, scissors

11 comments:

  1. That card is so cute! Welcome back from your break! I too took a break but only because we moved in April and I had no computer, no internet, nothing for a whole month and so I just took the time to get settled in our new house. But I'm back now too, and hope to be posting some projects I'm starting soon!

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  2. Good to hear from you again Clare! Can't wait to see some of your creative treats - this one's a beauty. I love that cutie-pie squirrel ;)
    Hugs, Ruth S

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  3. Adore this card, Clare! So cute! Love that ribbon and it's nice to know you have a lot to share. . . can't wait for more! :)

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  4. This is so pretty, love the flowers and the cute little squirrel on the branch!

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  5. What a gorgeous and sweet card!! I'm always challenged when it comes to the large flower ribbons...this is so very inspiring, Clare! Love it!

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  6. glad to see you back. Love what you have done here Clare. Your cards are always so elegant and romantic.

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  7. Fun card, Clare! Congrats on being featured!

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  8. You're so inventive and resourceful! This card is truly beautiful, that trim just shines!

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  9. This is cute! I'm loving that trim- must find some!!

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  10. Holy mackerel...you have 73 posts in draft? Wowsers! This card is so sweet and I love the stamps. The trim is so beautiful!

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  11. such a beauty! love this! and congrats on the feature. wow! so excited for you. now i'll have to find that issue!! =) you ROCK, girl!

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