There is a guest designer this time in the Playground - none other than the lovely Mrs A of Butterfly Challenge fame. Well worth checking out her blog to see the tutorial explaining how she made her pretty card and to see the great prize on offer for a lucky winner. It so happens that I've also used lots of snippets for my background this time - coincidence really and I can't claim credit for the idea because I saw Julia Watts demonstrating something similar on The Craftstore channel and thought it would be just right for a Snippets challenge card. I've cut a selection of squares from some of my snippets and arranged them Bargello style onto a piece of paper and glued them down before over stamping with several different stamps to make an interesting background effect.. I didn't really want to cover up too much of this background so simply added a couple of label shapes with a greeting. This was a fun technique and one which I may well repeat in the hopes that my snippets mountain might diminish, although I imagine that is a vain hope 😀.
If you've not heard of Bargello it is a patchwork technique where strips of fabric are stitched together before being cut into further strips and reassembled to form interesting pattern effects - lots of information to be found on the internet.
Stamps used - various freebies which came with a Phill Martin magazine some time ago
Sentiment - another freebie stamp from a magazine gift, again from a while back
Labels - Stitched so Sweetly dies Stampin' Up