Friday, 27 September 2013

Another card for the playground

After a very hectic week, I am staggering back to blogland with a final entry for Di's snippet playground challenge. 
Is this a bit bright for a Friday night?! I loved the colours in the topper, which is another from Nicecrane designs. You can find this on the colourful nature Collage sheet, which I love! I found a snippet of yellow card that matched the yellow Hammer and the blue snippet was the right shade of stormy sky. To dull down the yellow a little I over stamped it with the worn paint stamp from Inkylicious in Stormy sky DI. Two more snippets to mat and layer and a snippet of ribbon too. This is my third time in the playground in a fortnight - put the flag out Miss Di! Fingers crossed that I am in with a chance of winning that water drops stamp! Thanks for looking!

18 comments:

  1. beautiful image! beautiful whole!

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  2. Hi Sally! Well done on managing three entries - and with a really lovely card too. Now that was a great idea to dull down the background with DI - I learned yet another little trick this evening! Must check our Nicecrane too.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  3. What a beautiful card dear Sally, I really love the image !!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  4. I shall try to remember to dull down a background with DI. Brilliant idea
    The bird image is a keeper that is for sure..It is amazing how the colours of your matting layers make the image pop!

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  5. Great idea for a layout complements the topper beautifully. Think there maybe a fight in the playground for the droplet stamp!
    Lynn x

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  6. This is lovely Sally, nice to see bother example of how to use this nicecrane sheet Tracy xx

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  7. Gorgeous, I think I'll have to have a look at that worn paint stamp!
    Helen

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  8. This is gorgeous,love the design and colours.xxx

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  9. OMG...what a clever idea to showcase my little bird,,,,,,,,,,I am falling in lovw wqith your color combo,,,,and these dice cuts are perfect,,,You are Rock,,,,Sally.

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  10. Super the way you've caught the colours with your matting & your toning down of the yellow is very effective. The softness of the pale yellow in the ribbon in terms of colour & texture adds to the whole too - makes me think of fluffy Easter Chicks (hmm).
    Paula (PEP)

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  11. Lovely card Sally x the background stamping blends the yellow card in so well x good luck with your entry xx

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  12. A beautiful card Sally, and I love the colours. You,ve matched the colours on the card so well with those on this gorgeous topper.

    Sue x

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  13. This is so beautiful Sally - love the image and the colours, and the worn paint background gives a wonderful outdoors/rustic look to the design. Fabulous!
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  14. Hi Sally

    What a gorgeous card.

    Great finished look .. .. and that yellow background is just perfect with your image.

    Hope all is good with you.

    Love Jules xx

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  15. Absolutely stunning and love the colour combo...
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  16. Yellow and blue are perfect color combo for this beautiful image. Love your stamped background. Stunning card, Sally!
    Eret x

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  17. That's a beautiful topper and I think you've accessorised it perfectly. I keep forgetting I bought that worn paint stamp at Donny last time. It works beautifully on your background.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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