Sunday, 25 March 2012

A bit of a long one!

I hope you have had the fabulous weather we have had this weekend. Because it was so lovely, we had a walk in the woods yesterday, although there was a bit of mist around, despite the warmth and brightness of the sun. Here are a few photos.



Today I have done some gardening and made a couple of cards using snippets. My first card features some waltzing mouse stamps, a spellbinders border and some Pink Petticoat papers (which you are probably getting bored of by now!)
I used a little distress ink to add colour for the tea and around the stamped frame. I took a photo of it outside and unfortunately there was a bit of shadow that I didn't spot.
For my second card I paper pieced and decoupaged a Woodware singles stamp using lots of snippets. I am rather proud of the little stack I used up with this one!
Again I used some pink petticoat papers, but the other scraps have been hanging around for a very long time! Not the best photo, either I'm afraid. I will try to get a better one in the morning. Here is a close up of the 2 types of stickles and the glazed 'chocolate' and cherries.
I'm entering both of these into Di's Crafty snippets challenge, where I think I may get to be tuck shop monitor this week! Thanks for looking and I hope you have a good week.

18 comments:

  1. Glad you managed to get out to enjoy the sunshine and I especially love the cupcake card. It's stunning all paper pierced up with snippets!

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  2. Super photos Sally - Spring is in the air isn't it!

    Love your snippets cards, both really super and a lot of work I can see. That cupcake look good enough to take a bite out!

    Tuck shop monitor for the week - the job's yours! Don't eat all the Easter eggs though!

    Di
    xx

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  3. Beautiful photos from your walk Sally. Thanks for sharing them and well done on using up your snippets for these two smashing cards. I should take a leaf out of your book as my snippets box(es) just keep growing.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  4. wow what fab pics... it was misty here yesterday , but gorgeous today .
    I love that cupcake card ! Yummy
    Lisa x

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  5. These are lovely cards Sally, very cute. The sun finally managed to get out here, but each day is starting out misty x

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  6. Two gorgeous cards Sally,love the yummy cupcake.xxx

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  7. It was a fab weekend wasn't it?! Lovely to see your photos Sally and love your snippety cards too, especially the cupcake! Vicky x

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  8. I have a feeling there will be trees in this post Sally, but Blogger is not showing me any, seems he's got his normal Monday hissy fit on.

    B x

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  9. Lovely pictures from the woods. Great looking cards too! My fave is the cupcake one which looks delicious.

    xxx

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  10. Hi Sal

    Two gorgeous snippet makes .. .. the cupcake card is "so you"!!!

    Loving your tree photographs very much. Especially the second one.

    Hope you are having a good week.

    Love Jules xx

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  11. So if you don't get trees on your card you show photos instead LOL!
    Love the DP you used, fab card.
    As you are my friend can I have extras from the tuck shop please?
    Lynn x

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  12. Mmmm....tea and cake, I'm on my way, lol. Two super snippet cards. Take care, Lyn x

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  13. Hello Sally,
    Isn't it wonderful seeing so much sun and seeing spring springing in all directions. Thank you for sharing the lovely photos.
    Gorgeous cards too.
    I must have missed your moonlight card - I've just seen it and think it's really beautiful.
    x

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  14. Beautiful photos and gorgeous cards Sally - LOVE that cupcake (does it have Maltesers in I wonder?)!
    Have a happy weekend - hugs, Sylvia xx

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  15. oh gorgeous creation
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some new candy if you are interested :)

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  16. OMGoodness, Tea and a cupcake who could ask for more. Both beautiful cards! Love the photos of your walk. I'd need a LOT of rain gear to take a walk in our woods probably snow shoes up there.
    Hugs

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  17. Boy you have been busy mrs. The photos are beautiful, what a gorgeous area! Love the little cards, very cute cuppa and cupcake!

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  18. Did someone mention easter eggs? Are they all hidden in the playground then? I'm off to have a hunt around. hugs Mrs A.

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