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Monday, 31 August 2009

Clammy Pete - Welcome to the Family!

Today I have for you one of the latest releases from Sunshine’s Stamps. It is Clammy Pete.

We have just had an engagement of a lovely couple at church and when clammy came out this week it inspired me to make a welcome to the family card.

I have combined a couple of challenges to make this card. I have used the sketch from Midnight Madness and also from C.R.A.F.T. challenge this week which was to have some embossing or any kind on your card.

Here is the sketch that I used from Midnight Madness.

And my version of the the sketch:

I have embossed the base of the card with Fiskars texture plate using the filigree design. I thought the swirls would work well with an under water creature. The patterned papers are from Stampin’ Up Urban Garden DSP and also the dotty paper is from Creative Memories Cabana DP. The Base of the card is Night of Navy Card stock from SU and Clammy Pete and the DSP is backed with Bordering Blue card stock from SU. I have also added some dazzling diamonds from Stampin up on Clammy Pete and a couple of little flowers and pearls for embellishments. The colours that I have used for Clammy Pete are Blush Blossom, Cameo Coral, Ruby Red, Bashful Blue, Ballet Blue and Sahara Sand all of which are Stampin’ Up’s Stampin’ Write Markers.
Thanks for stopping by and having a look. Hopefully next week I will have a bit more time to show you some other projects that I have sitting here waiting to show you. I have had a dreadful week with my migraines and nothing seems to be helping.
Hope that you are all having a great day.
Take Care


  1. Sharon, you have done a terrific job....

  2. Well first, let me say a BIG WARM WELCOME to our challenges. Your card is just Fantastic. I just love Sunshine's stamps and this is just too cute.
    Thank you so much for joining us this week and we look forward to many more entries from you

    MMSC Hostess

  3. That is so cute. I just love your take on the sketch this week.

    Thank you so much for playing with us at the MMSC this week. It is such a pleasure to have you, and we hope that you will continue to play with us in the coming weeks.

    If you love blog candy, pop over to my blog and check out some really fun stuff that I have up for grabs right now.

    Carolyn, MMSC DT

  4. A Big Welcome to the Midnight Madness Sketch, Sharon! What a cute glittery clam and pretty papers in the background. :) Thank you so much for taking some of your time to play our challenge. I hope to see more of your MMSC Cards. Also because you played this sketch, you are eligible for my MMSC Candy Prize on my page, feel free to put your name in the pot, xox ~Jeni & MMSC DT

  5. Oooohhh....he 's all sparkly!! Love it hon! :)

  6. Love the crab, such a fun card. Thanks for taking part in the CRAFT challenge. Anesha

  7. Sharon, what a fun and playful card. I love all the glitter on the clam, it looks amazing. Such a pretty card. Thanks for playing the MMSC challenge this week, hope to see your lovely creations again real soon.


  8. super cute! Love the sparkly!

  9. Love the glittery clam! I like Fiskars texture plates too.

  10. Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck! (linked it wrong, but found you anyway)


  11. Clammy Pete is so cute! Love all the glitter. And those red lips are to die for. LOL


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