Saturday, 11 August 2012

SU New Home card

On Wednesday I burbled on about the 'pre-loved' SU sets on my desk - this was made using one of them:
I used:

- 5" x 7" white card stock

- SU's 'Good Neighbours' stamp set - stamped using Brilliance DewDrops, as I didn't have browns in the SU ink pads here. I think the fine detail in the set really does need less 'gloopy' ink pads than the Brilliance ones though, or a quick tap first onto scrap paper before stamping onto the card

- sentiment also stamped using a Brilliance DewDrop and a confession - it 'glooped' big time, and that was right at the end of making the card!! So, I re-did it onto white card and die-cut a pennant shape then firmly stuck it over the smudged sentiment, no way was the card going in the bin after all that positioning and stamping :( The sentiment stamp came free with a magazine BTW

The SU set is so flipping cute, it comes with little houses and separate roofs so you can mix and match, as well as the trees and clouds - I love it! I see there are some other fabby mix and match sets in the current SU Main and Summer catalogues too :)

Busy day for me here writing up the snippets roll call, I've just closed the playground for fear of a last minute scamper of feet which I just couldn't cope with - send wine later, I might be ready for it! Err, perhaps add a funnel to the order :)

Di
x

13 comments:

  1. Sweet little houses Di and love the mix and match ability you mention. Typical SU, wonderful versatility.

    Sending a nice Rioja and a straw your way :)

    Hugs Rach xx

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  2. Lovely card, those houses are s cute too. I thought it was just me that found the brilliance inkpads a bit temperamental. Hugs, amanda x

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  3. Lovely card there Di! Why do you fess up? I doubt people would know unless you told us!
    Do you want the wine introvenously then?
    I hope you are sat outside doing the roll call with your sun cream and sun brolly up!

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  4. Morning Di, Hope you have a lovely day, this is gorgeous l can see why you like them they are gorgeous, xx

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  5. Great new home card!

    Sending you a drip line and a box of Shiraz xxx

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  6. Fabulous new home card Di. Love it.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  7. Super card, Di, love those houses, so perfect. Zo xx

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  8. A brilliant card Di, I love it. the little houses are just perfect. Off to take a peek at my catalogue.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  9. I have just found your blog after looking at Sandra's blog (Stamping for Pleasure) - the Pasty recipe did it for me!!!!!

    I do love this card Di - I have yet to stamp straight onto a card base - I am such a wuss! Stamping is my main 'thing' with crafting though and I just love the colours you have used. The whole design looks clean and elegant.

    Lovely card.

    Hugs Sue P xxx

    http://susiesplanet.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. Aww, really sweet card Di, looks like you got some great stamps on the cheap there! I came to link up to the Playground at the last minute but found the gates well and truly locked!! Hope you're "enjoying" the wine, purely medicinal of course!!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  11. Would send you some wine but we drunk it all. Love the little houses. That fact that you can change their roofs around sounds like fun . Hugs mrs a.

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  12. Lovely card, Di - those SU stamps are cute. I had a similar inking mishap today - dropped the stamp on to the card after stamping :( Like how you saved the situation here. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  13. I missed this one and it is a lovely one. Those houses are great.

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