Thursday, 1 August 2013

Lavender Wishes

Hi Folks

I'm still following through on my decision to use the leftovers up immediately, instead of chucking them on to the snippet mountain to be used some day, never ... so here's a card made from the bits left over from the lavender card and bookmark set posted a couple of days ago. This is definitely one for Pixie's Crafty Snippets Playground :)
The topper sheet printed from the Pamela West CD has enough images for two cards - this is the second, layered up on to some snippets of background paper, and simply added to a white scalloped edge card base. A few embellishments for the finishing touch, et voila! we have a card.

Inside and back were decorated with leftovers too.
Material used: 
  • white scalloped edged base card
  • leftover images and papers printed from Pamela West CD
  • black ProMarker - run round the edges of the layers to add definition
  • Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad and Greeting stamp from a Docrafts set, name unknown
  • lilac organza ribbon, purple Vintage Berries card candi from stash 
Weather update - it's been dreadful! Lots of heavy showers and the temperature is definitely a few degrees less than it was.

Garden update - everything is looking a bit sorry for itself after the deluge :(

Project life album update - it's coming along nicely, definitely a speedier option than trying to scrap every photo in my collection. And I like the flexibility of the process, e.g. important documents can be put in page protectors and slipped in close to relevant photos and 12 x 12 scrap pages can be created and also be inserted alongside the photos. It's going to provide a comprehensive family history once it's complete.

Aha! The EM has just brewed so I'm off to have a cuppa. 

Hope you are enjoying better weather wherever you are. Take care and happy crafting,


  1. Just beautiful Elizabeth. Gorgeous image and paper.

  2. Gorgeous Elizabeth its been so hot here today I wish it would rain huggles Sue xx

  3. This is absolutely stunning! Love the colors and technique design! Lovely card!

  4. Gorgeous card, wonderful use of snippets :o)
    Last night was the stickiest of the year here for me, I think I've had about 2 hours fitful sleep and have to go to work this morning!
    Jackie xx

  5. so stunning elizabeth.the lavender is gorgeous and i love your design :D

    xx coops xx

  6. Another really pretty lavender card Elizabeth. I love the way you decorate the insides and back of your cards too - looks so professional.

    We had a very hot day here yesterday followed by little sleep. Hope today is better!

    Hugs, Di xx

  7. So so beautiful Elizabeth is your wonderful card x

  8. What a fun idea to use up your snippets IMMEDIATELY. That's very impressive Elizabeth.

    Love the results too . . . great card.

    Sarn xxx

  9. Such a beautiful card. Hugs, Jenny x

  10. Stunning card Elizabeth...Love the purple's & Gorgeous image...Hugs May x x x

  11. Just beautiful love the framed panels.

    Regards diane

  12. Super leftover card, I'd have thought it was the main thing! BJ


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