Thursday, 1 July 2010

Back in Italy?

Unfortunately I’m not really back in Italy.  However I’m at somewhere just as good.  As I’m off to Cardiff in the morning I’m staying overnight with my fabulous friend Anna.  Not only did she welcome me with a glass of fizz but inspired by Gwyneth she made a fantastic spaghetti carbonarra.  So in the warmth of a July English evening it felt very much like being back in Italy.
 


So what did we do after dinner?  Craft of course!  I'm totally in love with colouring in at the minute and I'd wrestle anyone that tried to get my Copics off me!  My Patchwork Polly stamps haven't had enough of an airing so a couple of them came out to play tonight.

First up is Julie, sitting under the tree (printed from the Cute Companion CD vol,1 ) doing her homework in the sun.  She was inspired by challenges at:

CRAFT challenge  - purple and green with gems
Sir Stampalot Challenge - lazy hazy days of summer

The second card is Oliva, just doing her own thing.  This one was inspired by challenges at:
Cupcake craft  - sketch challenge
Meljen's Designs - red, white and blue

I love the way the red and the blue came together on this card - so thank you for the challenge. 

Goodnight
xxx

19 comments:

brenda said...

Hi Ginger Claire

Two great crds, love the one of the little girl sitting under the tree, very summery.

Carbonarra looks good, one of my favourites as well. Best I ever had was in the most unlikely looking 'dive' waiting for a train at Roma Termini. Just goes to show you can't always judge by appearances.

Thank you for joning us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

B x

Liza said...

A great card and cute image. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Callie said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Meljen's Challenge. Hope to see you again!

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Gorgeous cards! Thank you for your very summery entry into this month's Sir Stampalot challenge.
Clare x

Shana said...

What an adorable image and a cute card! Thank you for joining us at Meljen's Designs for our Red, White, and Blue challenge - we hope to see you again next week!

Rose said...

Two lovely cards,thanks for entering the first one in our C.R.A.F.T challenge, gorgeous image and colours.

Rose xx

pinky said...

Love the scene you have created, I am very into scene myself, tells alittle story. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

PatR said...

Cute cards Claire and yummy food. Enjoy your time in Cardiff. xx

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful cards! Your coloring is amazing!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Red, White & Blue challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

Trimgym said...

Great card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Suzi said...

Two wonderful cards, Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week.
Hugs
Suzi x

June said...

these are all really lovely, i love your colouring
hugs June xxxx

Francesca said...

Wonderful cards
Thank you for joning us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.
Hugs
Francesca

Sally H said...

Beautiful work, Clare! Such sweet images! Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month

Kim Y. said...

Sweet card! Thanks a bunch for playing along with us at Meljen's Designs. Hope to see more of your wonderful creations!

Lucy said...

Love the colours in the Julia card, GL :D
L xx

Lucy said...

Love the colours in the Julia card, GL :D
L xx

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. in our inspirational photo challenge .Lovely cards! Cheers Claire x

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s Challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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