Sunday, 16 August 2009

More brown wrapping paper!

Good afternoon to you. What a lovely sunny day, a perfect summer Sunday.
Today I have a card to fit two challenges:-

Secret Crafter - "Fancy Corners", and
Stamptacular Sunday - "Beary Special"

Here's what I used to make this card:

Stamp: from Elzybells
CS: Brown wrapping paper and basic white cardstock
Colour Medium: Polychromos and Sansador
Ribbon: SU
Tools: Various nestabilities, pricking tool and "Bow Easy"

Thank you for visiting today and taking a look at my card

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.


Crafting Joanne said...

Awww this is an adorable card Clare, what a sweet bear ans wonderful colours.

Thanks for joining us this week at SSC.

Joanne x

Sarita said...

I LOVE brown paper!! I stamp on brown wrapping paper when I give out presents and add some ribbon, I just love the look.
Your card is gorgeous, love all your piercing, adds such a fab effect.
Love Sarita xx

Kip's Cards said...

This is so lovely, the bear and flower's are gorg,love the colour's you have used.
I have not used brown paper YET....

Chrissie said...

This is absolutely adorable Clare. Wonderful image, beautifully coloured and perfectly mounted. I love all the piercing!

Jane Carroll said...


Thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Liz, said...

The brown paper matches that cute little bear perfectly, very clever!

Liz x

Kat said...

This is lovely Clare, very effective and the bear is very cute. I'm hoping to enter the Secret Crafters challenge for the first time. I am trying to fit it in with some others.

Kat x

Sam said...

Cute card Clare. Love the stamp you have used.
Sam x

Marcea said...

absolutely gorgeous hunny, that little bear is so cute. You should pop over and check out my blog (you might need to scroll down a bit) .... a nice surprise for you sweetie

Juls said...

such a cute card, love the scallops and the pricking detail!

Julie said...

Hi Clare - what a cuuuute card, I love the image and i'm a huge fan of kraft. I just love it.
Take Care and enjoy your Sunday evening - Ju xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Clare.

Hugs Riet.x

Donna said...

Lovely card Clare, perfect layout and fab fancy corners, love the Kraft card! So pleased you could join us at SCSC this week :) Donna x

Jill said...

beautiful card Claire, I love the cute little bear thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill xx

Larissa said...

Hi Clare,

Very cute card! That image is so cute and I love the brown paper!



Good evening Clare, what a totally stunning card hunny i am loving that image, this looks very sophisticated. Well done on your blog candy win, hope you are having fun playing with it!! hugs Linda x

Emma said...

Aha - do I see polychromos used on this very cute card Clare ;D Gorgeous little card and I still can't get over how crafty you are with the brown paper - genius :D

Thank you so much for your very sweet card too - It has pride of place inmy crafty corner.

Have a good week,

Emma x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Cute card Clare. Love the stamp you have used. Hugs Julie x

Nikki Schmaltz said...

This is absolutely adorable Clare. Thanks for playing at SSC!

Carly said...

Well I am a huge Elzy fan so of course I love that image! Thanks for playing!

Leslie Miller said...

What a cute, cute card! So very sweet. I love how you chose to color orange flowers to go with your browns. Really makes a warm and friendly card!

Jules said...

Hi Clare

What a really sweet card.

Love your colouring and all those gorgeous shapes.

Congratulations on your candy win. Have fun!

Love Jules xx

Katrina said...

Such a lovely card Clare, cute little bear and love your use of brown wrapping paper!

Katrina xx

Anonymous said...

I love your card Clare, so very clever and I love the colours.

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love the sweet image and fab papers.

brenda said...

Hi Clare

First I want to say thank for visiting whilst I was on my hols, much appreciated.

Secondly, what a stunning card, it gorgeous, colour combo, image all lovely.

B x

Danielle said...

Aww, what a beautifully simple card Clare! The brown is brilliant against the white and the pop of orange in the flowers shows everything off beautifully!
Hugs, Danielle

Christine said...

Wow Clare this is so sweet who says less is more?? dead right here its gorgeous...

Hugs Christine xx

Jodi said...

This is so very cute!! Love the colors you used and how you colored your bear!
Jodi =)

Stephanie said...

Hi sweetie - I'm lovin' this cute card - the paper piercing is a fab touch :)

Congrats on your candy win too - lucky you!

Steph xxx

Jacilynn said...

super cute! I Love the brown paper and the edges. Great card Clare! super cute image. Hope your doing good. How is your son?

LINDA said...

Absolutely adorable.. such a sweet little image..Great job..
Hugs, Linda

Liza said...

This is such a sweet card Clare, the image is adorable. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Violets Corner said...

Adorable card Clare!!! I do love all the paper piercing and the sweet image! The bow looks fab!

Hope you get a nice day,


Rach said...

oh Clare, i love this card it is adorable. hugs rachxx

Denise Clark said...

Fabulous corners! Love it! This little guy sure looks guilty of something! Too cute!

Tab said...

oooh gorgeous card, sweetie! Love the sweet image and the colours are delish!
Hugs Tab xxx

Sprytebyrd said...

Such a cute card! I love the scallops and the image is so cute! Thank you so much for joining us at SSC this week! See you again soon!

Cathy said...

Adorable card, and I love those corners.
Thank you for joining in the SCSC this time.
Cathy xx

Paula said...

Love that "pop" of color...great great job!

Thanks for joining us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!



Lilsweetpea said...

Hi Clare~ Your bear card is simply adorable. The paper piecing makes it really pop. Love it!

jannekescreations said...

Awesome card ;0)

Thanks for joining is at SSC this week.

Skraptacular Designs said...

Hi Clare,

Just wanted to take a moment to let you know how much I appreciate you playing along with us at Stamptacular! I truly enjoy being able to see your wonderful creations when you get the chance to join our challenge fun!

Thank you for taking the time to help make our challenge blog as successful as we can be! Without you it wouldn't be as much fun!