Sunday, 24 February 2013

Snippets

I have been visiting Pixies Crafty Workshop for ages, but never joined in with the Snippets (been a 'lurker' in the playground lol) - so here goes!



This was made using papers from a Pink Paislee 6x6 pad 'Spring Jubilee' - 1 full sheet mounted on black card, then the snippet I had left over with the bird on the corner, artfully torn to fit :-)

The white base card is overstamped with a tiny rose and butterfly in distress inks - Victorian Velvet and Spun Sugar.  The main image of the cottage is a Stampendous stamp 'Cottage Path' -  retired but I love it so much!  This stamped and coloured image was a sample from a recent Pro markers workshop, so I die cut it into a tag shape and mounted it on a snippet of black card (I have a whole box of black & white card snippets!)

The 'Home Sweet Home' stamp was a freebie as part of a collection in a recent cardmaking & Papercraft mag and is really cute! coloured with Pro Markers to match the papers.  the paper flowers are from a big pack I bought years ago, and the colours are quite bold, so they tend to sit in the bottom of the embellies box - a great chance to use them up!

I added pink gems to the centre of all the flowers, and the final 'snippet' was the little shrink plastic butterfly which was mistakenly stamped in a dark grey and when shrunk looked almost black - could be a bat I suppose (!) but actually looks more silver grey on the card than in the pic - was found languishing with the paper flowers in the embellies soup at the bottom of the box lol!

so, as a newbie to the playground, will there be a swing free for me, or will I end up being the one pushing the roundabout [sigh]

Happy crafting

Debs x


9 comments:

  1. Hi Debs! Yay - you made it to the Playground - and with such a fabulous card too. it's gorgeous!!

    I dunno about you pushing the roundabout 'cos there doesn't seem to be anyone on it right now - if you creep over to behind the bike shed I just bet Mrs A and Co. will be there, hiding and passing a bottle of wine round. And, they think I don't know!!

    Do keep coming back to play - good to see you!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  2. Gorgeous cards Debs, love the colours. Great use of your snippets. Carol x

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  3. Great use of snippets on this lovely card. That image is really pretty...I can see why you lpve it!

    The Home weet home is a treasure...I am working on a housewarming card right now...who knew wtampslike that are so hard to find? teehee

    I think i have that same package of flowers...you did a fabulous job of using some of them up! I am on a use my flowers kick at the moment so I may just have to steal your idea to use them in a lovely cluster.

    OH yeah, I will take a turn pushing the roundabout too!

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  4. Brilliant use of snippets, I love the Home Sweet Home embellishment, and gorgeous flowers.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  5. AHA! We wondered who it was lurking behind the bushes, too shy to come and play . . . but now we know!

    Hi there, and welcome to the Snippets Playground. Nah . . . you don't have to stand there pushing the roundabout come and play on the swings . . . there's one free now!

    I really have NO IDEA what Miss Di is talking about with drinking behind the bike shed. Honest! She has a suspicious mind!

    Your homework looks smashing. I love how you used your snippets. And such cute little tags too! FAB!

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  6. Lovely snippet card - I like the torn paper background. Elizabeth xx

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  7. Gorgeous card and welcome to the playground, it is very addictive too. Hugs, Amanda x

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  8. Love the card and so glad you decided to come and play in the playground.

    Come and join me on the slide, much better than being stuck pushing the roundabout

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  9. I just love your cheerful colors and beautiful design! Great card!

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