Sunday, 3 January 2016

Pixie Snippets Challenge 210

For my Pixie Snippets card this week I've used a fairly large snippet of some Brusho'd watercolour paper, embossed and gilded with gold wax.  I raided the bits box for a piece of paper for the background and also die cut a plaque from scraps for the sentiment; finally adding some Card Candi (have loads of that)!!

I don't really make New Year resolutions but I'm going to try to make much better use of all the 'stuff' I have rather than be tempted to add any more to the stash. The trouble is that there are always so many lovely dies, embossing folders, stamps et al being produced and showcased in ways that try to persuade us that we really NEED them!! I've definitely decided that if I see a particularly nice idea I want to use I will try to adapt it to suit my existing dies/stamps etc - not sure how long this will last!!

Embossing Folder - Tim Holtz Sizzix
Sentiment - computer generated
Dies - Sue Wilson


  1. Love this card! The gilded, embossed panel is just gorgeous. xx

  2. That is BEAUTIFUL! Adding the touch of gold really makes the embossing pop and means you really don't need much more. Happy New Year! Jenny x

  3. Love that embossed backgrpund Val looks lovely highlighted with the gold. Good luck with your resolution!
    Val x

  4. Love it Val - great colours. Good luck with the resolution, i've never managed a similar one for longer than a few weeks.....

  5. Stunning colours on your embossed background Val it makes a lovely card.... Well shall we just see who gets tempted first with buying new crafty things??...that does of exclude glues and sticky pads though!!


  6. Love the embossed and gilded topper Val, it very eye catching. Good luck with the resolution, I've been trying to do that for the last 6 months, I'm not doing to well at the moment.

    Sue xx

  7. What wonderful texture and colours. Very striking. Great resolutions . . . will be interesting to see just how long they last!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  8. Absolutely beautiful card Val - love the texture! I didn't make any resolutions but the idea of using up things I already have is one I truly should go for! :)


    Di xx

  9. This is a really beautiful card. What lovely colours and the gilding wax looks great. Barbxx

  10. Beautiful snippets card, Val. I love what you have done with the Brusho'd paper. I don't make resolutions as such but I do formulate some goals to aim for, for example to use my stuff rather than buy new stuff too. Elizabeth xx