Sunday, 24 January 2016

Snippets Playground - Week 213

Hello and thanks for calling

I really enjoyed making this card and while I had my heat gun  out decided to make a few similar cards in different colours.

I cut the embossed background to size then into strips and mounted onto the pink card.

I made quite a lot of the little flowers from offcut of parchment paper so that I could make a batch of cards.

They were heat embossed onto vellum and fussy cut and I used a Sakura pen to colour the stamens.

The sentiments are from a set by Paula Pascal that I use a great deal and the banner is a Sue Wilson die.

I 'm popping this card over to join in at Pixie's Snippets Playground Week 213

27 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. Love those flower heads.

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  2. Great snippets make Barb. Need to get my skates on for this week - but that rocket fuel that Sarn said was Hooch has given me a headache!!

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  3. Very pretty card Barb and love your different colour flowers they really pop out of the card

    Anne

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  4. Lovely use of snippets there Barbara. Very pretty looking vellum flowers.

    It's Hooch o'clock at the Tree house later!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  5. This is very pretty. I like the embossed panels behind your vellum flowers.

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  6. Hi Barb....Pretty card....like the embossed panels.....and the flowers in vellum....Joolsx

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  7. I am a sucker for vellum embossed flowers and I love yours, Barb!! What a great idea to make up a bunch of them. I've got drawers and drawers of store-bought flowers that don't "speak" to me so they just hide away there unloved, but these vellum beauties sure make me smile! Great use of snippets, too!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. hi Barb - this card is so pretty. I love your vellum flowers and such a clever way of using up the small pieces we all end up with. Annie xxx

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  9. I really like the embossed panels, such a nice background for the beautiful flowers.
    Hugs Lisa

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  10. This is lovely Barb, I love your design and the little flowers are beautiful, Kate x

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  11. The embossed flowers are really pretty and that's an idea I've never thought of, so thanks for the inspiration!

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  12. Fabulous. This card is beautiful. I like your technique of cutting the embossed layer, and then mounting them on a different color. Beautiful. You might see that idea soon in one of my cards.. I hope you don't mind ☺

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  13. A very pretty card Barb and lovely vellum flowers.
    Lorraine

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  14. great embossing barb - and fab use of snippets! Hugs Rachel x

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  15. Love the flowers and especially like the way you have used the EF for the background, great idear with the three strips, breaks it nicely.

    Kath x

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  16. This is gorgeous, Barb! Love the embossed vellum flowers and embossed cardstock!

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  17. A wonderful card for this specific occasion (or any other that you needed by changing up the sentiment). It has a very light hearted & cheery feel with the panels of embossing behind those delicate gold outline posies. A most feminine design, and so very pretty. I really like this layout and it's perfect with the flowers. TFS & Hugs

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  18. Oh, how lovely is it??!! Very sweet card, with this embossed background and the vellum flowers! Adorable colours combo! Love so much the clean design and the details!

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  19. Love how you used the ef & made the background--beautiful card!

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  20. Oh Barb, I just love this card!

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  21. This is so retty. I love the idea of batch baking the flowers so they are to hand when you need them!

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  22. Absolutely beautiful Barb - I love those flowers and the embossed strips look stunning. I wonder why it's only recently I've been noticing this idea - it's so clever and really does make such a difference.

    Hope that Friday went off OK and that perhaps this week will be less stressful.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  23. Gosh, you've been busy since I last had a chance to visit you! What an amazing selection of cards. I love the flowers stamped on parchment, what a great use for it, so delicate and effective. Cara x

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  24. Such a lovely card Barb. Fabulous design and I love those flowers xx

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  25. Your flowers are so pretty on this card.

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  26. A super card Barb I love how you've embossed the flowers on parchment.

    Hugs Erika. x

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  27. Lovely card Barb you are using up lots of snippets of card as well as vellum, the flowers are beautiful.

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