Sunday 18 June 2023

Sunday Snippets - dancing in the rain

Here's my Sunday Snippets card:

It's a super quick and simple card this week - not even a photo of the two snippets I used!

I used:

- 5" x 5" square white card blank, side opening

- a snippet of black textured card stock for the backing, trimmed to 4.25" square and set aside

- a snippet of blue patterned card stock - found lurking in the front of my snippets concertina file - trimmed down to 4" square

- used a NBUS stamp set that I've had for absolutely ages - called 'Dance in The Rain' by Inkylicious - to stamp the girl and a sentiment onto the blue patterned card, using a VersaFine Clair 'Nocturne' ink pad

- glued the black layer then the image layer onto the card front

- final touch - a few Memory Box self-adhesive clear Fairy Drops

I really love the sentiment I used for this card - just a few words, but very wise advice. 

I'd like to enter this into Darnell's NBUS Challenge #51 HERE. The Inkylicious stamp set was having its first outing.

Sarn has posted the results of Challenge #455 over in the Snippets Playground HERE. As always, we had some really great entries - and numbers were good. We're well down in the current challenge but, given the current heat we're all trying to cope with, it isn't surprising!

Dudley Pupdate: First of all, thank you so much for your sweet comments about 'our Boy Dudley' and his photos last week. He's so difficult to catch on camera - basically he looks anywhere but at the flipping lens! Remember he took a tumble the other week when trying to leap onto our bed via a footstool placed there specifically for him? We've noticed that if he has his beloved Honka Duck in his mouth (most likely obscuring his view as he carries it sideways) - now and then (but not every time) he will stop and wait for help to get him and his 'Bestie' up onto the bed. It isn't that he's hurting - he's just got a very good memory and at times we think the memory of his tumble seems to stop him in his tracks. Wise little guy! Other than that - the pavements around here are way too hot for him to go out and about for daytime walkies so he's spending his time happily in the back garden or lying flat on his back indoors ..... in typical 'guard duty' pose!

There's still one week of the current Snippets Challenge to go, hope to see you in the Playground but we fully understand that this heat is deterring many from spending time crafting.

Love, as always, from myself and Dudley,


  1. This is such a lovely card with that pretty blue color, but that sentiment just touched my heart! Beautiful! I'm glad too Dudley is doing well :)

  2. What a lovely card Di, beautiful stamp, and the blue paper and fairy drops are so pretty xxx

  3. What a fabulous card Di - love it - your blue background is perfect, and I love the wee gems. Can you swap some of your heat for our cold, pretty please.

  4. A wonderful card. Love the silhouette girl dancing in the rain with her umbrella and the lovely sentiment compliments the image perfectly.
    Keep on dancing in the rain! Could’ve done that in last night’s thunderstorm! 😁 xxx

  5. Maybe I'll lend you a Lab for camera work, they court it all the time. A very stylish card, they little dewdrops really add a lovely finish.

    B x

  6. It may be a simple card but it is gorgeous and you are so right about the words - the 'raindrops' are the perfect finishing touch..

  7. Ooh wow Di your card is gorgeous lovely background with a touch of fairy drops with that gorgeous image and the sentiment is a stunner x

  8. That's a lovely inspirational card Di, I have always admired that sentiment when Brenda uses it xx

  9. Oh this is perfect, Di! The sentiment is brilliant!
    love Mags B x

  10. Beautiful card Di, I too really love that sentiment, it's so true and sage. Love the detail of clear drops too.
    Bravo Dudley when asks for help about climbing on the bed with Honka Duck! Learning from experiences is a sign of big intelligence! Happy five to him and big hugs to you!

  11. This Lavinia stamp is really pretty together with the wonderful sentiment Di, and the blue paper is the little clear gems like drops of water too. I assume with the present hot weather Dudley's garden 'zoomies' have been suspended for now x

  12. Beautifully done and the fairy drops are the perfect finishing touch.

  13. A great card Di. Wish I could be like Dudley in this weather!

  14. Awww such a sweet little fairy and perfect sentiment too!


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