Sunday, 15 January 2017

This blooming weather!

It's such a dark, gloomy, wet, miserable day here, and I've tried to introduce a breath of spring with this card in fresh, spring pastels, but having to take the photo in electric light has made all the colours look horribly garish!

The flowers are from Craftwork Cards, they have been hanging round for ages as I thought they looked rather flat and uninteresting, but by curving them with the scissor blades, layering them up and finishing them with Stickles, I've given them a bit mote character. The die cuts have used up lots of my snippets - pink swirly vellum for the butterfly and pink and white for the rest - the dragonfly panel and sentiment are Tattered Lace dies and the stitched oval dies are Gummiapan ones out of a gorgeous goody bag I won from Swedish House Crafts. I used  Hologram Stickles to fill in the wings of the large dragonfly in the die cut panel.

I am sharing this with
Shopping our stash - Stickle me Elmo
Pixie's Snippets Playground - weeks 263/264
Watercooler Wednesday - Colour challenge


  1. Great snippets card Jane! I remember those Craftwork Cards flowers well :) Love the colours you used and the dragonfly panel is just beautiful! Ha, on my wish list now :)

    It's sunny enough here for folk to be sunbathing down by the pool! Ha, I doubt if any of them will be going in for a dip though.

    You'll like Portugal I'm sure - so far we've found the people are really friendly, more so than in Spain in fact, and of course a smile goes a long way!


    Di xx

  2. Jane thanks so much for sharing your lovely card at the Watercooler Wednesday Colour Challenge this week. I love that dragonfly panel pretty.

  3. Very nicely crafted! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Shopping Our Stash!
    Chana, DT

  4. These are perfect colours to combat any gloom. A very happy-looking card. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

  5. What a bright and happy card, Jane. I especially love that wonderful die-cut dragonfly panel. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

  6. it's grey and dark here in new jersey, as well, so this lovely card is like a breat of spring. not to mention a fab addition to the "stickle me elmo" gallery at SHOPPING OUR STASH! :)

  7. This bright and cheery card makes me smile on a dark, dreary, rainy Tuesday afternoon here in Southern Ontario!
    Fab job sistah and thanks for joining in the fun at SHOPPING OUR STASH!


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