Thursday, 17 September 2020

Yellow Poppy

 I don't think I've ever seen a yellow poppy, not that I can remember anyway but this die set came with a  CD for printing out a selection of colours and this was one of the choices.  I quite like the look of it anyway even if it isn't true to life.  The dies and CD were given away with a magazine a few years ago so I doubt they are still available.  I die cut a fancy shape in ivory pearl card, backed with some toning yellow card before layering up the flowers and leaves.  The print gives several to a page so I was able to cut into the images to use bits and pieces for decoupage.  The background paper also came from the CD and I over stamped this with a poppy image from a set of stamps which I seem to have had forever.  Because I'm unable to get out and about to look for new craft goodies (probably not a bad thing really I suppose) I've been looking through what I have stacked up in my craft room with the aim of using items which have been neglected.and sometimes even forgotten 🙂🙂

Flowers and Background - Charisma Dies and CD given free with Tattered lace Magazine 

Fancy Shape - Creative Expressions dies Caribbean Collection St Kitts
Words - from Clarity Word Stickers book on punched shape by Stampin' Up
Overstamping on Background - stamp from Chocolate Baroque

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Playground Challenge #386

 I'm a bit later than usual checking into the Playground this time but I'm here now with a card which has used a selection of snippets from my 'mountain' of scraps.. I started with a piece of background paper from a pad I've had for ages and this was over stamped with feathers.  Next layer is a scrap of white card which had been embossed and I brushed this over with some purple ink to match the die cut feather (cut from a snippet of mauve) and layered onto a shape die cut from another snippet of card.  Finally added a couple of cogs which were lurking on my desk just waiting to be used up and a banner die cut from a purple snippet with a punched sentiment.  There is still time for you to catch up with this challenge before it closes and to be in for an opportunity of being in the draw for a prize. Well worth popping along to see what the clever Di has done with some of her snippets this time 

Feather stamp - from a free set by Phill Martin
Embossing folder - from Tim Holtz, Sizzix
Feather - Sizzix die
Backing for feather - die from a Tonic set
Cogs - dies from Sizzix
Banner - Creative Expressions die
Sentiment - computer generated, punch from Stampin' Up