Thursday 15 March 2018

Time Out Guest Designer

Hello again,

I was thrilled that my card was given top pick in Time Out's recent photo challenge and Sandie has kindly asked me to be guest designer for the next couple of challenges. I've had a few guest designer gigs in the last few weeks...they all seemed to happen at once so forgive me if you're getting a bit bored of my cards!

Challenge #105 is 'inspired by words' - it's a special one as it's also Time Out's 4th birthday:

This little fella from Your Next Stamp always puts a smile on my face - I thought he fitted the theme of the words perfectly. I sponged a sunny background using distress inks and coloured everything else with Copics. The bubbles were embossed using a stencil and the woodgrain flag is stamped with MFT's Wood Plank Background.

The Design Team over at Time Out are a talented lot so check out how they've been inspired - the challenge is also being sponsored by Concord and 9th so there's a chance to win a prize... no excuses for not joining in!

Thanks for calling by!

Claire x


  1. We could never be bored with your cards! Great to have you as GD on our Birthday. Super colouring and love how the little fish pops over the edge of the panel and those shiny bubbles are a lovely touch x

  2. This little guy has me smiling too, Claire ... what a fantastic scene ... brilliantly coloured and so beautifully detailed. The googly eyed fish and the shiny bubbles are such fun! Nope, never bored with your creativity! Thanks so much for inspiring our players once again as our Guest Designer at our 4th Birthday Celebrations at Time Out! Hugs, Anita :)

  3. Oh this is fabulous Claire! And we could never get bored with your cards - they're all wonderful!

  4. This card is so fun, Claire. I love all the little details - the plank, the bubbles, the stitched edges, the off-the-edge fish... So wonderful to have you as our Guest Designer for this special occasion. It's a joy to have you with us.

  5. What a fantastic card this is. I love the scene you set up, and every single detail is perfect. Thanks so much for being our Guest Designer at Time Out.

  6. Congratulations on guest designing at TIME OUT, Claire! This card is impeccably made with so much attention to detail, as always! The fisherman is perfection, but adding that stream with the little fish and those glossified bubbles takes this to another WOW level!! Hugs, Darnell

  7. Wow, Claire! What a wonderful idea to build a small scene to a large fishtail shape -I'm so going to steal this idea! :) Love, love, love it! As always your copic coloring looks amazing and so do all the small details and dimension in the card. Thanks for being such an inspiring GD at Time Out!


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