On the eighth day...

...a new card for the new year!
Made it for the Simon Says Stamp challenge (new pearls), CAS-ual Friday challenge and the 10 Minute Craft Dash challenge...

I didn't think I could do it, but hey, it's the new year! Time to try new things. ;)

And I finished under ten minutes! 9:21, to be precise. I videotaped it, but I'm having problems uploading it, so maybe later. ;)

If you'd like to win a large flat rate box stocked full of papercrafting goodies, you can participate in the my twelve days of Christmas challenge by checking out THIS post, or linking up your card on the sidebar!

Thanks for stopping in and happy new year!

Cardstock: Strathamore
Patterned paper: Crate Paper "Story Teller"
Stamp: PTI
Ink: Staz-on
Other: pearls (Michaels)

Tools: sewing machine, flower punch, scissors, scoring board, trimmer


  1. This is so pretty! I love those patterned paper pennants and the stitching! The saying "less is more" is SO true for this beauty.

    So thrilled you were able to join in the 10 Minute Craft Dash, Clare. I hope you can play in my challenge again!

  2. Very cute card Clare, love the simplicity of this card... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  3. This is so cute! I'm impressed that you got stitching in under the 10 minute mark! Great design! Thanks for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

  4. Love your CAS card! The banners are perfect! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  5. I love this CAS card; great way to use pattern paper!

  6. I love the touch of stitching and those sweet little banners! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  7. Oh my goodness Clare, this is perfect for the Dash challenge! Love those banners and sewing. So glad you joined us at CAS-ual Fridays this week:)

  8. How can simple be so darn cute? I love it..and I know I am going to use my sewing machine this year on cards...I have before but it's been awhile...thanks for the reminder...and oh...all those scraps I have...:)

  9. What a wonderful design and happy feel to your card, Clare. Happy 2013.


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