Saturday, 24 February 2018

Snippets and B's

Hello to you all on this very cold but sunny day. I'm planning on having a restful weekend with the heating switched up and a bit of crafting to amuse myself.

I've made a card using snippets of ribbon, card and paper and the last three of my larger flowers. I started with the flowers and the snippet of ribbon - it was a case of use them or bin them - then I found the piece of green spotty paper and I'd already cut my new TH background die from a snippet of card when I first got it to see what it looked like, and after a tiny bit of cutting to size and sticking in place I'd got the start of the card. Next up was trying different nesting dies (they'd already been cut from snippets and kept in a box for when they were needed) and I settled on a TH stitched oval and also a Cheery Lyn butterfly with a couple of gems added. So after stamping the Clearly besotted sentiment I stuck the last two bits in place to finish the card. I know it was a very back to front way of doing things but it's just the way things happen sometimes!

I'm heading over to the following challenges with this

Pixie's Snippets Playground challenge 'use your snippets'

Allsorts challenge 'I spy something beginning with B'  Blooms, Bow, Butterfly

Let's Craft and Create challenge 'anything goes + option mother's day/mother'

Thanks for popping by today and I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend.


  1. Lovely Spring colours and your flowers look really pretty. It sounds like you've got the right idea in having a restful weekend, that's what they should be for, Enjoy! Crafty hugs, Sandra x

  2. Well it might be cold outside Andrea but there's lots of Spring promise in your card, loving the fresh greens and great for our 'I sky' theme, well done on there 'B's', many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.


  3. Another B for beautiful Kanda, love the colours and layout.

  4. Lovely fresh card your background and congrats on using your flowers too! xx

  5. This is such a lovely design...come planned it like that all along didn't you!!?? I am going to borrow the layout if I may, I have some similar corner dies (that were an impulse buy) and have never known what to do with them!! xx

  6. Such a lovely card Andrea love the design huggles Sue xx

  7. This is beautiful Andrea, such a pretty die and lovely colours - a fabulous card.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  8. Really lovely card, super background, love the daisies and the design.
    Thank you for joining our 'Something beginning with B' challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath x

  9. And a very nice way of doing things too. I like the way your card came together and the colours are nice and Spring like even if our weather is saying the opposite. Hugs Mrs A.

  10. Fabulous card, Andrea. I love the finished layout of the card and the colours are beautiful. xx

  11. Sweet card andrea, the colours are stunning.x[aNNie' blog]

  12. Beautiful,a lovely

  13. Hi Andrea,
    what a very wonderful card and such a pretty design too.
    Love that colour green and the spotty papers looks brill.
    Beautiful blooms too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  14. Gorgeous card Andrea, beautiful design.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

  15. Beautiful card Andrea, I love how you've used the background die. I have a couple of those and never quite know what to do with them!

    Anne x

  16. Gorgeous card Andrea - I do so love those greens! Ha, and I have boxes and boxes of flowers I never get round to using any longer - time for a blitz I think!

    Lovely to see you in the Snippets Playground.


    Di xx

  17. Hi Andrea

    A really beautiful card .. .. love it!

    That green ribbon is super scrummy alongside your flowers.

    Hope all is well with you.

    Love Jules xx

  18. This is lovely! I love your colour combination and those flowers really pop! Thanks for joining us at Let's Craft and Create! - Sonya DT

  19. Simply gorgeous hun and such a lovely design too, Luv Sam x


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