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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Just having fun...

Grabbing the odd half hour to play is a necessity for me....
as is grabbing a bargain, so when I got the chance to
 buy 4 sets of X-cut shadow box dies for under £36 I didn't
even try to resist(normal price £19.99 each)
I find theses sets are so useful as they cut apertures 
and can be used individually as well as to make scenes.
I like to make my own background card using inks on plain paper... 
 cos it's messy...and I love messy :D

 I cut the layers I wanted out of plan black card...
 I only used 3, and made the "sky" around the distant trees wider
 before sticking a bit of the "sky" backing card behind the windows 
to give the effect of reflection(or house lights).
 I also sent for some SO SUZY sentiment stamps last week....
*though postage charges from US made them twice the price*
worth every penny lol
 They even added a sweet freebie "Spring Time Hugs"
*what a lovely thing to do*
I will definitely be buying more...struggled to only choose 3 lol
and arrived in perfect time to have fun with a few challenges.
Combining:
 Made using 
Tattered Lace dies 
My Paper Stash "Rosie's Delight"
So Suzy sentiment stamp

Enjoy :D XXX

15 comments:

  1. Intricate yumminess (in my favorite colors!).

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    1. I think I was thinking of you with regard to colour comb*not the sentiment lol*

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  2. If you've got the spade I'll have the dead body soon if OH carries on. ;-)

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  3. I love both your cards - really beautiful. I really must get some of those So Suzy stamps - I think she was doing free international postage over Easter weekend but I couldn't get my act together and decide which to buy, I want them all! Thanks for sharing your second card, both elegant and snarky, at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers.
    Jane

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  4. Gorgeous cards!
    Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew for our Rose challenge and for joining the SISTERHOOD OF SNARKY STAMPERS for our E is for Elegant challenge!

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  5. So happy you treated yourself to some new goodies! Your card is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.
    Amy-DT

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  6. You did a great job with your playtime and those stamp quotes look very ginafied, sorry new word but I'm sure you get the gist. Have a great weekend xxx

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  7. Oh they are fabulous, I've seen this sort of die before a few times but never bought - tempted now!

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  8. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers, great work! Jo x

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  9. I love the card and I love the quote!! Excellent Gina! Big Hugs!

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  10. Fabulous! Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

    Majo - DT ♥

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  11. Beautiful cards, Thanks for being Elegant at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers.

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  12. Your rose card is so pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Shopping Our Stash! Cyndi, DT

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  13. Such a beautiful card - I love the sentiment with that gorgeous rose beside it. Thank you for joining us at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

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