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Hi I'm Clare, I live in the South West of England in the seaside town of Torquay. I adore playing with inks, paints and generally getting messy. It is the calm place which fits in between my hectic life whilst working as a teaching assistant, looking after my son, daughter and hubby Gary. Not forgetting our two mad springer spaniels, Suzi and Jess.

Monday, 7 July 2014

An unexpected blog!

A bit unusual for me to blog so soon but I'm back again.  I had a crafty afternoon despite feeling a little groggy after a fun filled Saturday night ;-).  My son asked me to make a card for one of his friends and of course I rose to the challenge.


In this card I have used the lovely fairy stamp and various other foliage stamps all available from Lavinia stamps.

The background is made by using distress inks.  I added pearly dots to give a magical feel, a sprinkling of glitter and painted the flings with mica powder.





I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:  http://laviniastamps.com/blog/lavinia-stamps-challenge-7-summer-colours/


Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog, happy crafting!

Clare x x x x 


11 comments:

  1. Wow! Clare this is stunning, loving all the little pearly dots, thank you for sharing with us at Lavinia Stamps Challenge, good luck, Zoe DT xx

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  2. Lovely. The p ink to yellow is so pretty. I love the wind on that fairy.

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  3. This is gorgeous and your son is so lucky to have such beautiful creations on tap.

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  4. Gorgeous Clare, love the colours and layout.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. Absolutely fabulous.....love the colours and design. Mmmmmmm a card for Will's friend.......a girlfriend?? So pleased you are entering the Lavinia Stamps challenges now....good luck.
    Auntie B xx

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    1. Lol, he won't admit to her being his girlfriend. Will always insists that she is just a friend but it's the first time EVER that he has asked me to make him a card. Probably won't say as he'll get too much stick from Gary x x x x

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    2. Oh yes, I can imagine......good luck to him xx

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  6. so beautiful - love the colours xx

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  7. Wow she is gorgeous. Great card z

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  8. Stunning card love the background you created xx Jan

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  9. nice to see a fairy with some height :) love the way her head pops our beyond the boarder and the colours are scrummy. Many thanks for joining the Lavinia Stamps challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

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