Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Surfing & sunshine

How I wish for some lovely sunshine! We had a brief respite on Sunday here in the south, with a lovely clear sunny day, but then straight back to rain & gloom :-(

Anyhoo - this card was made for a friend who likes nothing better than taking her camper van out so her sons can surf & kayak - and she has a doggy too - perfect!

This was a very simple card made using snippets leftover from LOTV Country Gent & First Edition New Leaf pads, plus a decoupaged topper from the lovely Hot Diggity Dog Papermania collection. It was a big hit!

Linking this to Pixies Snippet Playground as I used.....snippets :-)

Thanks for stopping by

Debs x

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Karaoke card

Couldn't sleep so was in the craft room at 7 this morning making this card for a male friend who loves karaoke. Bit hard to photograph under my table lamp!

Men's cards can be a real challenge, but this one came together really quickly :-)

At a craft fair ages ago I bought some die cut toppers which were seconds, because the silver foiling had been cut off one edge of the sheet. The headphones Image in the centre was one of these, think I managed to disguise it quite well!

Background is stamped, 3 black panels embossed, dusted with mica & mounted on mirri - all from my snippets box - was finally able to use the sheet of mirri with a big crack in it. Then the die cuts & a few card candi to finish. 

Linking this to Pixies Snippets Playground & will hopefully manage to visit more playground pals than last week!

Thanks for stopping by

Debs x

Saturday, 1 February 2014

Grandpa card

I was asked recently to make something for a Grandpa, not too fussy, and when I asked about what he likes to do the answer was 'not a lot!' Lol :-). So I decided this cute little guy would fit the bill!

The striped background is an offcuts of a 12x12 sheet, and the border at the bottom was rescued from another project that was destined for the bin! He is stamped on a snippet of watercolour card and painted with distress Inks.

It's been a bit gloomy here lately, but today I see (drum roll please) SUNSHINE!! Ta da! May have to leave the craft projects & get out there. Maybe not quite dancing around the garden cos its still pretty soggy, but a lovely walk would be nice :-)

As I used lots of snippets for this one I'm linking to Pixies Snippets Playground - haven't visited for a while cos crafting has not been happening at the Willis house. Must try harder!

Have a lovely weekend everyone, & thanks for stopping by

Debs x