Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Our New Addition and another card!

Hi Again!

Today I wanted to take the opportunity to formally introduce you to the newest member of the Curd Family.

His name is Darren and we've had him for four weeks now. To say that he has been a racing Greyhound for all of his life {a Champion, no less!} he has settled into family life so very well. He is gentle, loving, sometimes playful but usually very lazy! He has the most softest fur especially around his neck and head, and I like nothing better than snuggling up to him for a love. He definitely has a calming influence!

He's four years old now, and ran his last race on the 18th June this year. His registered racing name was Rosewood Mike , and he was a champion in the very first race he ran and won three additional races, a fact I'm very proud of. He's quite large, even for a greyhound, and boy when he sees a cat, don't I know it!

I absolutely love him to death and now, I can't imagine life without him. Joseph is besotted with him too, and Darren is very patient with him.

I also have a card to share. Well, it would be rude not to!

Again it was made with one of the spellbinder border dies, and a Cuttlebug embossing folder, which was inked with white ink before going through my bog shot. The red grid paper is an old Doodlebug design from my stash, embellished with We R Memory Keepers rub ons.

Once I'd cut and embossed the edgeabilities die, I pricked the holes around the swirl and star, and sanded the cardstock to reveal the coloured core. I added mote definition with a white gel pen. One of my all time fave techniques! I hope you like it!

Just a cheeky reminder, I will be on Create & Craft tonight at 7pm with another hour of Tim Holtz!

Well, that's all folks! See you soon! x


Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Gorgeous card, lovely colours
Lindsay xx

Sarpreet said...

gorgeous card -love the layout and papers. I think i have that paper, must dig around for that paper pack. need to use it up!

tilly said...

Darrren looks completely chilled out lol, lovely card, like the pricking out

The Craft Bucket said...

Darren looks lovely, great pic. We took the plunge to get a pup a couple of years ago now, a Westie and I agree they are very calming and an absolute pleasure to be with. I agree can't imagine life without dogs! Jane x

Lana Clarke said...

Really looking forward to working with you Clare xx

Sarpreet said...

hi Clare, I loved the cards you made when you did the Dawn Bibby Show and created your Me To You Winter Wonderland cards. I went to play it, to show my friend, that the Kraft card blanks are great. However I inadvertently deleted it, Would love to see your A6 cards from the show on ur blog