What a week for changeable weather in the Playground, sunshine, showers, unrelenting rain, hailstones and even a quick flurry of snow! But, that didn't deter you lovely folk from coming to play. We had 56 entries this week - wahoo!
So, here's my snippets card - a super fast one:
- 6" x 6" square white card blank
- a snippet of pink card from the snippets folder, for both the frame and the speech bubble
- sheet of backing paper from Prima's 'Firefly' paper pad
- Penny Black Stickeroos from the 'Pond-side Celebration' sheet. I flipped the backing paper so it looks a bit like a river bank reflection where the pre-printed swirls are - if you can't visualise that then the fishing frog is levitating as if he's on a magic carpet instead of the lily pad :( Even the little dragonfly came from the Stickeroo sheet
- the sentiment (from LOTV's 'General Greetings - Small' set) was stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' onto another snippet of the pink backing card then die cut using a Docrafts 'Speech Bubble' die
- three little pink pearls to finish off
Onto this week's picks - so many gorgeous entries too - you really are such a clever little bunch!
I just love the clever design of this card made by Pippa
, look at those snippets butterflies fluttering out of the envelope. And the way they graduate in size - perfect!
made this gorgeous card, I do so love the ivy against the brick wall and then popped onto an embossed brick wall.
This card, made by Liz W
, jumped out of the screen at me - LOVE the vibrant flowers against the 'bark' background!
I think Kath
deserves a prize for her tenacity in making
of these darling Christmas cards. AND, probably a huge glass of wine 'cos she's been having real trouble all week uploading photos to Blogger. So much so I thought she was ready to throw the towel in and shut up shop!
WOW, this is just stunning isn't it! Made by Jan
an elegant look to it. Jan was wondering if the piece of ribbon mesh counted as a snippet - YES, it sure does!
How about this for a fabulous piece of mixed media artwork then? Made by Hazel (kbrandy4)
, using lots of snippets - love it!
Ooops, sorry Brenda
, I had to reduce the size to large on here 'cos the image was drifting off the right hand side. However girls, aren't these just adorable? And so clever of Brenda to colour match the little hats on the robins to the snippets of backing paper!
I could happily show each of Sue J's
three entries, but this is the one that tickled me the most and it's beautiful. I can just imagine you lot doing this in the Playground - lights, camera, action!
And here's a fabulous wicker heart, beautifully decorated by Karen P
- absolutely stunning!
Crumbs, that's nine picks this week and believe me each and every entry in the Playground is wonderful so if you aren't a pick just remember that we all love your work and get so, so much inspiration from you.
And we have one new playmate this week:
I love this Spring card Maarit
- hope you come back to play again soon!
And the winner of last week's prize (the 'Wyanet' stamp and the Memory Box 'Wild Feathers' die - just like the ones I used on my snippets card last week) is:
Well done Carol, peeking at your comment on the 'Wyanet' card I made, my guess is that you'll be happy with this win :) I have your address still and will post the prize off to you this week.
And this coming week's prize is - Penny Black Stickeroos of course:
Eight sheets in total, four are fun and funky (including those frogs of course!) and four are floral. Many thank to Kim
for sending me some, and I added a few others as well. These are just great for quick cards!
A quick word about the Playground toy box - we have lots of prizes waiting there so if you sent me anything and it hasn't been offered yet don't worry. I have a Playground notebook and everything is written down, along with the names of senders, before being tucked into the toy box to await its turn!
As usual, the snippets challenge will run for one week and the Playground gates will close at 11am UK time
on Saturday 5th April and will open again at
midnight UK time on the same day. Maximum of three entries and please
say 'No thank you' in a comment if you wish to still play but not be the
winner of the prize
Mr Linky is below - please
let me know if you have any problems linking, I can sort it out for you
quite quickly and am always happy to do so.
Have a great week - the forecast is good for us in the UK this weekend, yippee!! If you're in the UK, hope you remembered to change the clocks - Spring = forward :)
Di (and a wave from Parsnip)