Sunday, 10 January 2016

My Snippets Butterfly

Good Afternoon and I hope your enjoying your weekend.

This card was made a few weeks ago with lots of snippets so I'm taking it over to join in at Di's Snippets Playground Week 211

The background is a page from an old gardening book. I die cut part of a circle and put a piece of paper behind it. The paper is from my stash.

 I used a Memory Box dies for the butterfly.  The top is a scrap of card and the base is cut from some junk mail which was still on my table.  I'd previously used a picture from it for another project.

The little heart was a bit of kraft card which I'd previously stamped on so I put it through my Cuttlebug in an embossing folder and punched out the several hearts.

The sentiment is by Anna Griffin - and I'm still trying to find it!

Have Fun!

28 comments:

  1. Two beautiful butterfly cards. Love the idea of using pages from an old gardening book. Saves the embarrassment of something racy appearing on your card accidentally, mind you some of Alan Titchmarash's books might be too racy!

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  2. Another lovely butterfly card. Like the background very much
    Hugs

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  3. Gorgeous card Barb....love the recycled paper.....lovely design with the heart and butterfly...Joolsx

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  4. I love butterflies and this gorgeous pink die cut one looks fabulous as your focal piece. Love the script background and it's great that you have used up some of your snippets too.
    Lorraine

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  5. What a great way to use up some of that junk mail, Barb! Pretty butterfly!

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  6. Love your page background Barb lovely card

    Anne

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  7. Oh what fun background paper Barb, beautiful butterfly and heart design.

    Hugs diane

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  8. Sweet card, so pretty!! Love so much the old book background with the circle aperture, and the little heart inside is a lovely delicate touch!

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  9. What fabulous card, love how you made the background! Chrisx

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  10. Really lovely card, great idea for the background paper.

    Kath x

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  11. Hello Barb, beautiful card, love the colours and the gorgeous butterfly die, great design too, Kate x

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  12. Happy New Year Barb - hope you had a lovely christmas x you sure have been keeping busy with all your lovely creations x

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  13. Wonderful snippets card, Cathy x

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  14. this looks wonderful Barb - really lovely make and from snippets - amazing! hugs rachel x

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  15. Another gorgeous butterfly Barb! Great snippets too! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  16. I love the texture and colors of this card, and the book page makes such a wonderful background piece! NJ!

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  17. Lovely card Barb! I love the sweet butterfly and embossed heart.

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  18. I love butterflies, and pink is my favourite colour! I like how you used the old book page - I used to do this but then stopped for some reason - must try it again!

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  19. Love both cards in your post Barb the soft colours you used for the butterflies are beautiful with the backgrounds

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  20. Perfect snippets card. CONGRATS on your win on Sunday.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  21. Really pretty card Barb - I love pink so it ticks even more boxes :) And, a great idea to use the page from an old book.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  22. Love this card Barb, gorgeous soft shades and a fabulous idea to use a page from a book!
    Janice x

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  23. I've posted a snippets card too today, great minds think alike. I need to get into more challenges. Mind I say that every year!
    I love your butterfly again and such a great use in the background for junk mail, most of mine ends up on the fire. I shall be rethinking that idea now!

    Hugs Erika. x

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    1. Oh Erika I'd love a proper fire in the winter! x

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  24. Really pretty card Barb and what a great idea to use an old book page for the background xx

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  25. Lots of recycled goodies going on here and I love the pink. Hugs Mrs A.

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  26. This is so very pretty. I love the idea of using the garden page from an old book. Brilliant!

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  27. Beautiful butterfly & love the embossed kraft heart!

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