Saturday, 21 June 2014

VOS Card 31

This is another card from that ancient Daisy D 12x12 card making pad They have a heavy weight card base, oval diecuts, strips of patterned paper in different widths and matching teensy treat boxes. The card bases themselves are already printed with a pattern. I must say they are handy to use.

As part of my commitment to use up my older stash, I decided to get them all made up. I had been avoiding that, as I have always thought they are a bit old lady looking. But...they were perfect to take to the lake as everything was there to make simple cards.

The lilac sentiment mat is a left over from the purple series of cards I made for my girlfriend. The butterfly was part of that series as well...good to use up those pesky little leftover bits of a package...now the packet can be thrown away and that is a good thing!

I managed to find a snippet of a pale pink pompom style ribbon that I tucked under the gingham strip.
A few pearl gems, and I was done!

Sorry the photo is so out of focus...here is a close up to show you it is my lack of photography skills... not my stamping.


****************This is card #31 of 50. I am on a consumables spending freeze until I have made 50 cards (Sook Wang tape and heavy weight card stock are exempt).***************

If you remember my post Card 29, where I waffled about some changes...well here they are...
I added 3 diamonds and pink circles behind the buttons as I found the view through the buttonholes too distracting.

Recipe
Card base - Daisy D from my stash
Envelope - from my stash
DP - came with card kit
Card Stock - snippets of white for sentiment and lilac for horizontal strip, from my stash
Dies - Spellbinders petite circles; Marianne doily die
Butterfly - chipboard butterfly from my stash
Pearls - from my stash

I am entering this card in the following challenges
1. Pixies Crafty Workshop - must use snippets

22 comments:

  1. Very cute creations, images are darling oh and awesome colour combo used.xx
    aNNie ♥The Journey is the Start

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  2. Stunning card Mo that paper makes my mouth water the frame, butterfly, sentiment and the lace and pearls are so beautiful.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  3. Gorgeous card and not little old ladyish at all, but I can see how there is the potential for that with the patterns. Kudos to you for using up those pre-printed bases. I should do that myself. I have a box or four of them. *sigh* Stash that never ends! I love card #29 too although I didn't see the before picture. It came out wonderful!

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  4. Gorgeous snippet makes! Love the elegance of the first particularly. See you in the playground x

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  5. Hi Maureen a beautiful card love the gorgeous paper and beautiful butterfly! Susan xx

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  6. This is such a pretty card, your ribbon and lilac sentiment mat go beautifully with the lovely card base.
    Pauline
    x

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  7. Love your snippets cards ...... it is butterflies, YAY!

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  8. Aw Mo. Two beautiful cards here. My favourite is actually the second one as it is so tweet! Sorry about the pun!
    I did giggle at your comment left on fb! I thought that the packet was a birthday card and gift as it arrived in perfect time! Thank you anyway Honey.
    Hugs
    xx

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  9. Both of these cards are just lovely. I love the butterfly in the first one and wow the colors in the second one are beautiful. Wonderful job...Hugs, joann

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  10. I think those pattern card bases are really pretty and I loved what you did with them.

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  11. Hi Mo, definitely not old lady ish, and must feel great to be using up an old kit. I feel quite virtuous if I can do that!
    Debs x

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  12. Beautiful card, the lace and pearls are so pretty and that glittery butterfly is gorgeous :)

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  13. Great card Maureen. The choice of colours and papers is great. Hope you and your mum are well. Hugs Christine xx

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  14. Loving these cards. Those printed card bases are fab.
    Lynne xxx

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  15. Such a cute card Mo! I'm playing catch up again hahaha but the weather has been too nice to stay indoors..lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  16. Super card Mo - love that everything matches so beautifully.

    And well done you on the linking - I only worked it out the other week and felt so pleased. See, we CAN do these things if we Percy Veer :)

    Hugs, Di xx

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  17. Your card is very pretty, I love the colours and your lovely ribbons and pearls are perfect embellishments.
    Jean x

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  18. This card is not at all old lady looking. I love the gentle colours. hugs Mrs A.

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  19. Well, if this is an ole lady card, maybe that's why I loved it so much. I am really pleased with the pretty background & if that's a card form, oh did you luck out. I love the way you used the pretty gingham & pink ribbon and the lilac doily over the lovely florals - so very pretty. This one's A+ IMHO. Now you know I love birds too, so #2 is also a winner for me. Super diecuts, against that delicate white doily. Really love the other papers and the design layout. You're doing such a fantastic job on shopping your stash. WTGo. TFS & Hugs

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  20. Two more beautiful cards, but I'm partial to the purple one, as purple is my favorite color! NJ on both!

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  21. Both cards are lovely Mo.

    Sorry for quick comment. Lots on.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  22. You are certainly using up your snippets, great results too! Two very lovely cards!
    hugs
    Glenda

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