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Friday, 4 July 2014

Red white and blue at Polkadoodles

Good morning folks, hasn't this week flown by? I can't believe its Friday already but I'm not complaining lol. Today's card is my DT project for our Red White and Blue challenge at Polkadoodles, you've got lots of time to enter and as always there's a fab prize for our lucky winner so hop on over to the challenge blog for all the details.

I've used my favourite image and some of the gorgeous backing papers from the Polkadoodles Work and Play 3 collection (you can find it here). I've coloured the image with my Graph'It markers and added a PanPastel background with some glitter on the waves.

I've used kraft card for matting and layering and added some bunting and flowers made with scraps of the polkadot backing paper. To finish off i've added some lace, gingham ribbon and pearls. 
I'm entering this in the following challenges:
City Crafter: lets go to the beach
Crafters Cafe: red white and blue
Crafty Ribbons: anything goes with ribbon
Lexi's Creations: at the beach
Moving along with the times: girls just want to have fun
Shopping our Stash: red white and blue
Sparkles Forum: at the beach/ summer fun

As usual i'm rushing off to work so a big thank you for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. I love the gorgeous image and the use of the Red White and Blue, a beautiful card.

    Sue xx

  2. She is just gorgeous Claire...fabulous colouring and love the papers and sparkle on the waves..fabulous

    luv CHRISSYxx

  3. Adorable Claire and you've coloured her beautifully x

  4. Adorable Claire and you've coloured her beautifully.

  5. Oh Claire this is just so sweet. Love the cute image. Thanks for sharing with us in our current challenge at Crafty Ribbons.
    Dawn Crafty Ribbons DT xxx

  6. Fab work with the pan pastels, totally perfect for the great image you picked. I love the Work & Play collections!! Great card!! Yvonne x

  7. Beautiful card, Claire! I love the layers and the image is coloured in beautifully! Ingrid x

  8. Love this Claire!

  9. I love this, your colouring is as usual fab and the composition is awesome.
    Jenny x

  10. What a sweet card, love that beach babe and your great beach scene, perfect, Jx

  11. Lovely card hun, have a good day xx Katie xx

  12. What a super card!! I love the design! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  13. She is adorable!!! Great design!!Thanks for playing this week at CCCB :-)

  14. Adorable!!! Thanks for joining us this week at CCCB!

  15. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing this week at CCCB :-)

  16. Utterly totally adorable, Claire!
    hugs, Asha

  17. Gorgeous the sparkly waves detail! Many thanks for playing at The Crafter's Cafe challenge blog.
    Fiona DT xx

  18. Hi Fab card! Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles!

    Love from Rebecca xx


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