Sunday 23 June 2024

Sunday Snippets - Especially For You

I initially made this snippets card with Christmas in mind but I don't have a small enough long Christmas sentiment die that would look right - so it's now for a Birthday, a Thank You or similar:

I remembered to take a photo of the leftover pieces of snippet for once!
I used:

- 5.75" x 5.75" square white card blank, side opening

- a snippet of white card for the background

- a snippet of Tonic 'Inca Gold' mirror card, backed with a snippet of Stick It adhesive sheet then die cut using a Gummiapan die called 'Doodled Gifts'

- peeled off the backing paper and popped it straight onto the snippet of white card for the background

- then covered a piece of white card with Altenew 'Gold Splatter - Blush' washi tape - it's 4.25" wide, very pretty and has been unopened for ages

- die cut a 4" x 4" square from the washi tape covered card, using a die from Heffy Doodle's 'Stitched Squares' set of dies and set it to one side

- used a piece of leftover washi tape covered card to die cut the little pile of gifts - after covering the back with Stick It sheet

- popped the pink washi pieces into the apertures in the pile of gifts - some of them were teeny tiny!

- die cut the white image panel using a smaller Heffy Doodle 2.5" x 2.5" 'Stitched Squares' die

- trimmed a piece of Tonic 'Inca Gold' to just leave a narrow margin around the pink panel and glued them together

- glued the image panel onto the pink washi covered panel

- added the whole panel to the front of the card using thin sticky foam strips and the 'glue stick' trick

- finally, covered the back of another snippet of Tonic 'inca Gold' mirror card with 'Stick It' adhesive sheet and die cut it using a die from Tattered Lace's 'Sentiment Borders' set of dies

- snipped the sentiment down to the three words 'Especially For You', which are repeated along the die several times, peeled off the Stick It backing and stuck it in place - finished!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:

- Darnell's NBUS Challenge #63 HERE, the Altenew pink washi tape, Gummiapan 'Doodled Gifts' die, Tattered Lace set of 'Sentiment Borders' dies and also the Heffy Doodle 'Stitched Squares' dies set were all having a first outing! Four NBUS items in one go - whoopie!

- Creations in Pink - Challenge #71 HERE

Dudley Pupdate: Just in time for some hot weather here, Len trimmed Dudley this past week. He's like a little newborn lamb right now - looks so small with delicate little feet and legs now that his 'Ugg boots' have been shorn off. His hair grows back really fast so it's only a couple of weeks before he's all fluffed up again.

Sarn has just kicked off challenge #483 over in the Snippets Playground HERE  Hope to see you there - the paddling pool has a very slow puncture so I'm afraid there's a 'rota' for us all do a stint on topping the air up! Dudley is 'excused boots' as he would take forever to add even the slightest bit of air! 

Love as always, Dudley Dog and me,


  1. I simply LOVE this card. It’s so pretty in pink with the gold splatters - what a fabulous Washi tape! Haven’t played with my own Gummiapan presents die for a while - thanks for the inspiration. Well done on using so many NBUS items.

    Bet Dudley is pleased to get a haircut in this heat!!! Xxx

  2. Such a pretty card Di, that washi tape is so glam with the gold layer too, a pink perfection! Hope we can all keep cool xxx

  3. Great work with that parcels die and you are right, there are definitely some really TINY pieces to infill. Love that washi tape with the gold splatters. My parcels die hasn't had an airing for a while either but you've certainly done well with the NBUS this time 😉

  4. Wonderful card Di, so pretty in pink and gold.
    Liz xx

  5. Just caught up with all your beautiful cards Di, I've been so lax in commenting. Gorgeous work in all of them. xx

  6. How lovely that this card turned into something other than Christmas with sentiment restrictions. It's a beautiful snippets creation with the pink and gold.

  7. Its a lovely card Di l like the layout and the beautiful pink card and golden background paper used another of your stunning makes x

  8. Oh, how sweet and delicate card Di! Love so much the pink splattered washi tape you used to make the frame! Gold and pink is a fabulous palette!
    I can image Dudley little with the short fur as a newborn lamb, how cute and yes, it could bring all the cuddles I send him!
    Love and hugs - and lots of cuddles! :)

    1. Dudley now knows the name Alice!! Each time I cuddle him from you it's imprinting in his memory and his ears prick up. 'Alice is special and likes me!!' xx

  9. What a beautiful and elegant card Di and the pink and gold is just gorgeous and love the little parcels over the gold splattered paper, and a lovely sentiment to finish. Glad to hear that Dudley is now ready for summer with his lighter coat must feel quite freeing when the weather warms up..perhaps he'll be doing even faster zoomies x

  10. Such a pretty, feminine card Di - love it! The pink washi is gorgeous, and well done on getting all the fiddly bits back into the gift pile!!
    Look out world - here comes Dudley, all cool and unhindered in his zoomies!!

  11. Beautiful inlaid card, the pink and gold is a great combo! Enjoy your Dudley updates.

  12. So beautiful and CAS. Love that washi tape. Glad Dudley has been shorn, sure is hot! I think I might be on extra foot pump duties as Sarn told me no splashing!

    1. Oooer, no splashing imdeed! Dudley is such a wimp about water and he would kick up stink! Yup, sure is hot right now.


  13. Such a pretty card in that gorgeous pink and gold! I was amazed that the splatters were washi tape too! Dudley is probably much more comfortable in the heat with a trim. Goldens aren't supposed to be trimmed but they keep cool by swimming so look out for the blondes being all splashy in the paddling pool!! Hugs, Vicky xx


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