Sew nice

Just quickly popping in to share a March CARDS pub...

I was made this when I was on a run where I kinda stuck a bunch of pretty stuff together, and hoped it looked pretty! Ha! Actually....I'm still in that phase. Lol, oh well, moving on...

Instructions: Stick pretty stuff together. 
How 'bout those instructions? Gotta be my shortest ever. ;) But seriously, those are the instructions!

Thanks for all the sweet comments the last few postings - still trying to catch up today! Thank goodness Lent will be over next week! This no blogging thing is driving me nuts! ;)

Thanks so much for stopping in today, and I hope you enjoy your weekend!

Card recipe
Cardstock: Bazzil
Patterned paper: Girls Paperie, Basic Grey, Tim Holtz
Stamps: Hero Arts "Sew Artsy"
Ink: Colorbox, Staz-on, Studio G
Ribbon: American Crafts lace, seam binding available HERE
Half pearls: Hero Hues
Button: Joann Fabrics

Tools: trimmer, scissors, adhesive


  1. Love all the sewing elements on this beautiful card! Pretty colors too!

  2. love how you stick things together Clare and amazing things happen!!!!! This is sooo pretty

  3. Очень интересная и приятная открыточка!!!

  4. Gorgeous!! You are a bright rising young star in the paper crafting world! So happy for you, Clare!

  5. so pretty! really love the details and soft colors. you are a fresh breath of air, Clare! love it!

  6. Eeee! This is *so* adorable claire! I love how you 'just stuck it all together' and it works so wonderfully ;)
    I do so wish I could get CARDS here in the UK. It is no longer distributed over here and the subscription is too pricey for me, so I really miss it! It's great to see your pub previews online instead! TFS, hugs, Ruth S

  7. Claire, I love this!! So pretty, love the colors and the collage-y feel!

  8. This is sew neat!! ( he he) TFS, Mary M

  9. LOL! That would be a great title for a blog: "I stick pretty stuff together!"

    Nothing better than HA stamps and The Girls' Paperie, love it!

  10. I love it! I really like how you can embellish a card without it looking overdone and cluttered. This is beautiful!
    I really enjoyed seeing you featured in the April issue of Cards. Your creations were fantastic and I liked the little bio. Keep it coming, you're awesome!

  11. LOL Just LOVE your instructions here. They made me chuckle.


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