Sunday, 31 August 2014

Pixie Snippets Challenge 140

My card for the Snippets challenge this week uses a letterpress technique for the background - a large snippet of watercolour paper was run through the Big Shot with a Special Touch mask which had been inked with Distress ink before making the embossing 'sandwich'.  Four smaller snippets of watercolour paper were then cut using a die from Spellbinders fleur de lis set and arranged on a snippet of black card which was then set on point onto the background.  The smallest dies from the Sue Wilson  Provence die set (French Collection) were used for the central motif with a computer sentiment punched out.  Finally I used some really small snippets of the black card to cut out the fleur de lis corners.  There is a great stamp on offer as a prize to be picked at random this week so well worth having a go I'd say and good luck everyone!


  1. Love your card Val and you've one of my favourite little dies and your letter press background works well wit the dies..


  2. Another gorgeous die cut card Val, it's a great way to use up all of the scraps and leftovers too.

    Sue xx

  3. super card Val, love the colour combo

  4. Another amazing snippet card Val and I love the letterpress technique, so pretty!
    Val x

  5. Very beautiful use of the dies!

    Warm hugs

  6. Hi Val, I hope you had a lovely weekend. Love your card and brilliant use of your snippets. You are so good at using them because they never look like they came out of your snippet box .... they always co-ordinate so beautifully.

    Lesley Xx

  7. Stunning card Val! Gosh the background is just beautiful and I love the die cuts you added.

    Sorry for the late visit - playing catch up here!

    Hugs, Di xx

  8. A beautiful card, Val. Great use of those dies and I love the letter-pressed background. Elizabeth xx

  9. Wow, Val! What a stunning use of snippets! A beautiful card!

  10. Hi Val, your cards are lovely, they don't look like they are made with snippets. Hope you have been having a lovely summer. Love and hugs x CHrisB