Sunday, 29 June 2014

Rudolf Day for June with snippets

I am dashing in for June Rudolf Day a little later than I had anticipated! I missed Sarn's posts due to blogger dashboard issues and I don't seem to have a clue what day it is at the moment, lol!
I have gone for two trees again - the small Christmas Tree Flourish from Inkylicious, with a musical background.
Here is the first...
I used the edge of the tree to make the border and Adirondack inks in Aqua and Pool. the sentiment is also from Inkylicious. I did add irridescent glitter, but you can't really see it in the photo.
For my second card I used the same stamps with wild honey distress ink and versafine tuxedo black.
The Dies are all from spellbinders and the red spots are red stickles.
I used snippets for both, so I'll be skipping off to Miss Di's Snippet playground with them too.
Meg and I spent yesterday looking round at Birmingham University. It was definitely worth going to look at possibilities for courses next year, although a little disappointing in how elitist some of them are. I won't have a rant, but I did feel a bit cross at one point and then very proud of how resilient Megan is. 
Thanks for looking!

15 comments:

  1. I really like the aqua colours Sal but I think the second just edges it for me.

    I know just what you mean about the Unis but hope Meg gets what she is after.

    B x

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  2. Lovely colours on these cards - can't decide which us my favourite!
    Hugs
    Debs x

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  3. Oh Wow, two stunning cards Sally, I especially love the second.

    Sue xx

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  4. Two stunning cards, love both of them and what a great tree.

    Kath x
    PS As I type this it is Sunday evening 29 of June, if that is any help to you, lol.

    Kath x

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  5. WOW!! what wodnerful cards Sal, so elegant beautifully done!! I love them. Shaz in Oz.x (hard to pick which like best.. love layouts)

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  6. I like your Christmas cards even though I don't want to think of Christmas right now. Your cards are always very inspiring.

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  7. Two stunning cards Sally! I love them both although the second one is extra stunning! Fat lot of help Kath was with her comment wasn't she :) And I hope that Meg finds a Uni. where she'll be happy and settled.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  8. Two lovely stylish cards.
    Lynn x

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  9. Two very marvelous cards with the same supplies and how different each one turned out. I can't pick a favorite as I love both of them! Really did admire the way you made the blue border on #1, and that was a very elegant layout too. #2 was so dramatic, yet still very vintage with the black and antique cream. The little sentiment was so pretty with the mat...at fist I thought it was an antique brooch. So very pretty. TFS & Hugs.

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  10. Beautiful cards! At first I didn't believe that these were the same tree stamps as they look so different on each card. I love how you created a border with the tree.

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  11. Two super cards Sally, I love how you made two very different looking cards with the same stamp. The second is my favourite, the black die cuts look stunning.
    Jean x

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  12. Two fabulous cards. Both the same image but both so different.
    \Love the elegance and colours of the first and the stunning look of the second!

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  13. Two fabulous cards Sally, love, love them both although the second one goes for me it's the music background and wonderful Christmas tree.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  14. I really love these Christmascards as well!!

    huggs
    Maria

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