Sunday, 5 May 2013

Two Floral Cards - Sunday Snippet Makes

Afternoon Everyone,

I hope you are all having an enjoyable Sunday and even taking it easy :)

I have a couple of cards for Di over at Pixie's Crafty Snippets Playground - Week 71.

Although these two cards were, in fact, made quite a few weeks ago, what with one thing and another I didn't get around to sharing them here. I've used just a couple of snippets of gold card and the front of one of the beautiful cards I received for one of my, oh so many, birthdays!

As you can see the floral and butterfly illustration was just too pretty to be consigned to a drawer and be forgotten! I split it in half and created two very simple cards, one landscape and the other portrait.

Materials used:

  • two white A6 card bases
  • gold mirri card cut to size and a scalloped edge punch (for the landscape version)
  • two greeting stamps from goodness knows where ... I have a few useful stamps that are conveniently out on the desktop all the time ... VersaMark and Heat-It-Up gold embossing powder
I've had a very lazy day today and not much has been done on the crafting front. There's an unfinished scrap page I'm guilt-tripping over and I've a head buzzing with ideas but somehow it's not transferring from brain to project. I think it is true to say we all have days like this and I've decided not to fight it but just go with the flow ... there's always tomorrow :)

Let's see what tomorrow brings :)

Happy crafting,

15 comments:

  1. They are both beautiful Elizabeth. What a great way to recycle old cards :o)
    Jackie xx

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  2. How pretty they both are. The card split in two perfectly. Hugs Mrs A
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    p.s. As it's bank holiday there is nibbles round the back of the shed + a flask or two. Don't tell miss though.

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  3. Totally stunning Elizabeth and so creative are your card great for Di's snippets xx

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  4. Hi Elizabeth,

    Am I slow on the take? Did you change your blog header? Anyway, I love it!!!

    Also, lovin' the cards. I'm sure you'll have fun in the playground!

    Peace,
    Kay

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  5. Very pretty Elizabeth. Anne x

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  6. ah Elizabeth have paper like that and like you like to show it off very lovely and cant beat CAS thanks for popping over, Shaz in oz.x

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  7. Hi Elizabeth, these cards are beautiful, what a great idea to reuse the patterned cardstock, so pretty :) Cathy x

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  8. Great upcycle...the addition of the gold paper trim is spot on!

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  9. Brilliant Elizabeth! I love both cards and how clever to get two from the one - that's what I call upcycling!

    Err, spotted Mrs A's comments about nibbles and a flask round the back of the shed. Sigh :(

    Hope you're having a great Bank Holiday!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  10. gorgeous cards elizabeth.i love the pretty floral papers :D

    xx coops xx

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  11. Fantastic way to upcycle a card into two other fantastic cards! I love both the vertical and the horizontal versions! Well done, Elizabeth!!

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  12. Both cards are lovely. The paper is smashing and, like you say, too good not to be shown off.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  13. Beautiful cards, and it would have been a shame to waste the beautiful images - good recycling! Lynn x

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  14. fab cards!! great use of snippits!! Hugs Juls

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  15. Love these ones too. Great use of snippets

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