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Sunday, 29 May 2011

Jules Crafty Snippet Challenge # 21

Good Afternoon folks.

Well my mojo seems to have reappeared so I`ve getting down to some serious crafting this afternoon.

Before I show my make for Jules challenge, can I just say thank you for your comments on my Justin post. I knew I couldn`t be the only one with mad crushes on pop stars and you lot opened up brilliantly. The memories came flooding back and I was transported back to my well behaved ( cough cough) youth. I think David Essex came out tops in that one...

It`s going to be Alan`s sister Janices birthday in a couple of weeks so I`ve made her a card nice and early. Janice is a no clutter, no fuss type of girl so I`ve kept it nice and simple. Also, it being Sunday, I`ve used only snippets to make it. Y`know all those tiny pieces of paper that we can`t bear to part with, well with inspiration from Jules we can make something with them.

Here is todays make,

I found an almost full piece of card that I`d stamped on in one corner, cut it down to make a 5x5 card.
I scored two lines with the score board about 2" apart.
I had a small piece of patterned paper from Dovecrafts Retro Floral Prints pack that fit nicely into the space.
I stamped a Waltzing Mouse Vintage Frame in Versacolour Magenta and used Waltzing Mouse Victorian Alphabet letters for her name. I cut the frame out with a nestie labels 4 die.
A tiny scrap of pink paper made the Chinese rose and an even tinier scrap of green to punch the leaves.
The Happy Birthday sentiment is by Papertrey.

I`m really pleased with this one. Just goes to show what you can do with just a few teeny bits. Don`t forget to check out Jules blog will you, she has some gorgeous things to see.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx


  1. Hi Lynne

    Thank you for keeping me company again this week .. .. how gorgeous is this?

    I love your strip of backing paper .. such lovely colours .. .. and what a great idea to fit it inside an embossed frame .. mmmm.. must remember that one for future reference LOL!!

    Your flower is beautiful and I am sure your Sister in Law will love her card.

    A great make.

    Love Jules xx

  2. Great card Lynne, I love that WM frame and the name inside looks fab.

  3. Just gorgeous Lynne! The strip of backing paper is so pretty and I love the whole CAS layout. xx

  4. This is soooo elegant! Love it!

    luv, Mags x

  5. Such a lovely card Lynne very pretty backing paper across the middle. Yes Mr blogger seems to be behaving himself at the moment


  6. Brilliant card - love the idea of hte challenge too - I spend ages last night tidying my scrap drawers into sizes too so have some scraps to play with :-)

  7. Just love this card, it caught my eye straight away. So pretty. Think i have that paper somewhere . Watch this space. lol xx

  8. I bet you're pleased - and I'm sure your SiL will be too! It's always lovely to receive something personalised. Vx

  9. LOVE IT! Great layout and your DP is beautiful as is your rose/flower.
    Great snippets card.
    Kaz xx

  10. Brilliant card - love the paper.
    x Tricia

  11. Very beautiful Lynne. I love the clean layout and how it's personalized. Well done with the snippets. :)



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