Saturday, 10 February 2018

Lovebird Snippets

Hi everyone, Sorry I've been such a bad blogger this past fortnight, I really don't know where the days are going to.... we're well into February and I've only made one card and not even managed to get time to hop around Blogland to visit you all. Hopefully the clocks will slow down a bit next week and I'll be able to catch up with everyone.

Anyway here's my card using some of my very old stash and snippets of card, paper and ribbon. I had 3 strips of the paper so matted the widest onto a strip of white card and then stuck it to the base card with the thinner strips tucked underneath. The image is a Sylvia Zet Hobby House topper cut with a Tim Holtz oval die matted onto the next size up oval and from a snippet of ribbon I made a bow and wrapped the leftover bit around the larger oval and under the image. Then to finish I added some flowers. So my new resolution is to use up all my old toppers and flowers as well as all the tiny lengths of ribbon I have lying around.

I'm entering this in the following challenges

Pixie's Snippets Playground challenge 'use your snippets'

Allsorts challenge 'love is in the air'

Die Cut Divas challenge 'love is in the air'

Thanks for popping by today and I hope you all have a super weekend


Kathleen said...

Gorgeous image and a really lovely design, love those dies.
Thank you for joining our 'Love is in the Air' challenge this week at Allsorts.

Kath x

cotnob said...

This is beautiful Andrea, such a sweet image and pretty design - a fabulous card.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

aussie aNNie said...

Gorgeous card Andrea, love this image coloured like this too. [aNNie]

Darnell said...

This is so sweet and loving, Andrea! I love the soft colors and, wow, that ribbon treatment offset with the flowers is so pretty!! Hugs, Darnell

brenda said...

A really delightful romantic creation Andrea and really like the soft colours, many thanks for joining in with our 'Love is in the air' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Jenny L said...

Hi Andrea,
oh what a super card and your design is brillantly created.
Love that image and the oval die cuts are super.
Beautiful use of snippets also.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Ellibelle said...

What a pretty card, the image is so perfect for our love is in the air theme at Allsorts, thank you so much for playing along with us!

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

I know just what you mean about the time slipping away, the days are just flying by. Your card is lovely and the little birds look so sweet. The matching ribbon looks lovely too. Wishing you a happy week ahead. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

Sarah said...

This is gorgeous Andrea, such a cute image and I love the delicate colours and the seambinding ribbon. I cannot believe that we are almost half way through will soon be Christmas again!! xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Andrea, the topper is soooo cute.
Lorraine x

Di said...

What a fabulous card Andrea - and the image is just so sweet! Love that you're being a good girl and using up ribbons and flowers - oddly enough I was just eyeing up my huge box of flwers and thinking I could probably ditch them!


Di xx

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your card is super sweet, Andrea! I'm always wanting more hours in the day too!

Mia said...

It is a beautiful card with paper snippets, Andrea. The birds are so pretty and I like the colour of the ribbon. Kisses, my friend.

Carole said...

Very pretty card Andrea....I like your use of your strips of paper...ingenious! Hope all well with you. Hugs xx

Arlene said...

This is a card that I just said to myself "ahh" so cute. The lovebirds are so cute. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Mrs A. said...

How pretty. I love the design paper and that super bow looks grand.
Cute love birds. Hugs Mrs A.

Whisper said...

Aaaah absolutely delightful, Luv Sam x

scrappymo! said...

Ithink I have these sme toppers but have not used them as . I hope your pretty card inspires me to do so!