Monday, 7 January 2013

Little Claire Likes ......... Bonny Westie's

Good morning, each Monday from today, we will be featuring one of our favourite stamps sharing a small project using one of the super-gorgeous stamp sets and products available on our website. This will include card, papers, dies and embellishments (subject to availability).

Our first project is a card and little tag using 'Bonny Westies', a cute little set of inchy stamps that can be used together or seperated as shown.

Bonnie Westies

Inside of Card

 These stamps are very easy to colour in and make a really cute story on your card.  The card is also decorated inside to as shown above.
Bonnie Westie Stamp

Here are the products used and instructions for the card featured.
Products used :
'Mum' Sentiment from 'Dictionary Definition's' - £12.99
'Sweetheart' Pink Bazzill Cardstock - £0.50p - (pack of four 6x6" card)
 'Pink Tartan Pattern' Paper - £0.50p - (pack of four 6x6" papers)
White Fanciful Shaped Card (pack of 10) - £2.50
Cottage Cutz 'Flower # 1 - Layered (3x3) Die - £11.50
White Organza Spot Ribbon - £1.99 reel
Promarkers : Blossom, Rose Pink, Bright Green and Ice Grey I (£1.70) each
Scraps of green cardstock for leaves and bling stones from stash
(Items not available on our website) Scallop circle punch, Magnolia Tag Die and circle cutting dies.
 Instructions for the card :

(1) Stamp out the 'Bonny Westie' image and colour with Promarkers, cut out all squares leaving a slight edge around each square. Stick them onto cardstock and cut around.
(2) Cut out one large and one smaller circle in Pink Tartan paper and one scalloped circle in 'Sweetheart' cardstock.  Using Cottage Cutz dies, cut two flowers out including leaves.
(3) Tie a large bow using ribbon, add small piece of baker's twine and tie a small knot. Tuck ends over scallop and stick down.
(4) Centralise the sentiment and stick squares/embellishments down as shown, around edge of card using some on sticky pads and some with tape.
(5) Add a small bling stone to center of flower.
(6) Stick last scallop card and circle shape down inside card, add remaining two little images and a bling stone.

And if that's not enough - here are the instructions to make yourself a little tag with one of the images from this set:

Bonnie Westies - Tag

Instructions for Tag :

(1) Die-cut any tag shape in card and the circle in paper. Stick small hole down. Thread through ribbon and twine, tie as shown.
(2) Colour-in and stick down 'Westie' image.
(3) Add small bling stone to edge.

We do hope you like the little 'Westies' as much as we do. If you would like to purchase any of the items listed, you can find them via the link here.  If you have any problems finding any of the items featured on the website, please call us at our Barn on 0844 800 4376 or if you are local, please do pop in to see us at our 18th Century Barn where you can browse and grab yourself a cuppa!

We will share another 'Little Claire likes' ..... with you again next Monday, hope you can join us.

The Little Claire Team



  1. gorgeous card and tag - not seen the westies before so thankyou xx

  2. Lovely stamp set and card sample x

  3. Fabulous cards and Tag....
    Hugs Sylvie

  4. Lovely project, so effective.
    Toni xx