Pinch Punch its the first of the month

Card by Clare Charvill 
Morning and a Happy April Fools day to you all.  Spring should really be with us good and proper nw. It was on Sunday but definitely not today down here by the sea.  The ships fog horns have been blasting out in the bay and its looking a bit grim across the water.  Seagulls are happy though making a racket.  Heres a couple of pics I took in Sundays sunshine.

I thought I'd share a spring themed card with you from my IndigoBlu belle days this morn. I found it when I was sorting through my archives the other day and had completely forgotten I'd done it.  Love the Anemones, and the versatility of the stamp too.  You can't really tell from the photo but there are three layers of flowers that curl out to give the card dimension.  I haven't made too many cards recently so think I'll rifle through my boxes of stamps when I get home and see what jumps out at me :-)

Am travelling back home today to sunshine in the Midlands.  Enjoy your day too and catch up again :-) C


  1. This is beautiful Clare, I love the flowers and the gorgeous sentiment.
    Linda xxx

  2. fabulous Claire love it hun hugs xxx

  3. Stunning! Love the colors and sentiment.

  4. I really like this card, thanks for sharing as always!! Hope you are having a lovely change of scenery!!!
    Talk to you soon!!!

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  6. Beautiful card Clare. I have just ordered it yesterday. Hugs Rita xxx

  7. this is gorgeous Clare.
    fab colours and stamping.

    gr karin

  8. This is such a pretty card. I love the colour combination and the sentiment x

  9. Gorgeous card Claire, love the colour scheme.
    Happy crafting, Angela x

  10. Such a pretty card Claire. Love the 3d effect. Hope you enjoyed your break with your sister. Pouring here in the NE too. Hugs Pauline A x

  11. Morning Clare, A stunning, stunning, card. I love the colours, love the stamped and decoupaged flowers, and also the torn edges to the sentiment are gorgeous. Absolutely stunning !!
    The piccies of the swans and flowers are so lovely.
    I hope you got home safely, we had a fabulously sunny day yesterday, but today we have already had lots of rain, and bits of thunder are forecast, yucky !!!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Just stopped by to see your amazing work, it's been months since I had a min to do so as my mom passed away. I know I was having withdrawals from all your great work. No piece is better than another, they are all wonderful. Hugs from Minneapolis, Sheila Miller ( I hope all is well and your boys are good as well) best regards