Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Claire Blog Hop

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This month's Blog Hop features the Claire paperpack.  I just love the colors of this pack!!  I decorated the bracket frame using an inspirational theme rather than a picture.  The flowers were made using the Art Philosophy Cartridge (inspiration courtesy of Cathy Derouche, a fellow Damask Diva).  The balloons, bird, and sun were cut out with the Artiste Cartridge. The sentiment is computer-printed on White Daisy cardstock in dark blue ink and matted with Outdoor Denim cardstock.

I used the following products:

My Creations Bracket Frame
Claire paperpack
April Stamp of the Month: My Sunshine
Honey cardstock
Hollyhock cardstock
Crystal Blue cardstock
Cocoa cardstock
White Daisy cardstock
Art Philosophy Cartridge
Artiste Cartridge
Silver Shimmer Trim
Exclusive Inks: Hollyhock, Sunset, Outdoor Denim
All of the above items are available from Close To My Heart

I also used adhesive pearls & a glitter pen on the balloons; Glimmer Mist was sprayed on the flowers (those particular products are not CTMH but CTMH does carry adhesive pearls).

Thanks for checking out all of our projects using the Claire paperpack.  We hope you can find some inspiration!

Jamie Blades
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant
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  1. Really pretty frame, I like the idea of not using a photo :) Perfect for little girls

  2. Oh my... Fabulous artwork - very creative!

  3. Love the way you decorated the frame! The addition of the balloons is perfect. Great job.

  4. Lovely artistic decoration to have. Well done!

  5. This is a beautiful frame!! Love the flowers, the bird on top and the balloons!! Great job!!

  6. This is just beautiful! Bright, cheery and welcoming!

  7. I love your use of the frame. I have not had a chance to the frame yet, but you have inspired me with some ideas! Great job!

  8. I love the sentiment you used with the combo of elements, Jamie! I haven't seen the balloons done like that before either! Beautiful work!