It's been another busy day for me with clothes shopping the order of the day. We are preparing for our road trip in June, not long to go now, so the EM dragged me of to the shops to buy holiday clothes. Unfortunately, I consider shopping, especially for clothes, a complete waste of precious time ... time I could spend doing something, anything, much more interesting :( However, I discovered that M&S are having a sale so I hit the racks and found a few nice tops ... I'm happy and the EM is delighted ... result!
It's polling day for us, we are electing our local councillors, so we popped into the station and did our duty. This year sees the introduction of the proportional representation system of single transferable vote, meaning we had to number candidates in order of preference. Our votes will be counted electronically - we live in interesting times :)
Enough of that, on to the card.
I really love this DP from The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady collection ... wild roses always remind me of childhood times ... a very long time ago now ... walking daily to and from school through country lanes lined with hedgerows that consisted of hawthorns, honeysuckle, ivy and, of course, wild roses. I'm ashamed to say that both the paper and the coordinating tag, came free with Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine some time last year ... I've been hoarding it ever since. But in true Use-It-Up spirit I've finally cracked open the pack :) The lace decorated panel is made from a snippet of card left from a previous cardmaking session. The vintage cream lace is from Etsy shop.
The pretty floral card candy was part of a package won from Mandy - thanks again for that - but, sadly, the source of the ribbon has long been forgotten, ditto the butterfly. Offcuts of the DP decorate the inside and back.
- Square white base card
- Leftover brown card for matting
- Paper and tag, The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
- Snippet of white card for panel
- Martha Stewart butterfly edge punch
- Vintage lace, Fiona Jennings Etsy Shop
- Embellishments - ribbon, butterfly, card candy from stash
I'm entering this card for the following challenges:
Paper Crafting Journey #8 - Vintage
Joanna Sheen Challenge Blog - Flower Power
and because a fair proportion of the materials are from the snippets drawer, this is one for Di again over at:
Right, I'm off to keep the EM company for an hour or so, crochet a granny square or two whilst watching a bit of telly, so I'll bid you goodnight and see you again some time tomorrow.