Sunday 6 April 2014

Peel-off fun

Hiya folks,

The weather has not been so nice this weekend - but I have still managed to do some of the allotment. The parsnips are now in, the pond is partially in and is awaiting a raised bed to go around it and the shallot bed has been cleared ready to have the seeds sown tomorrow - assuming the weather allows it.
The first of the broad beans are now coming up in the cell trays - the mizuna is doing well as are the peas - the first of the sweetcorn is up - and the first of the second planting of brassicas are coming up! Next to be planted into seed trays will be the peppers and second sowing of aubergines (if I have space) as well as some of the flower seeds, such as marigolds and nasturtiums.

I have made two cards today, using peel-offs and mirror card to create the whole design. It was good fun actually, although for the anniversary card I was finding it difficult to get some suitable stickers out of my stash. I do think the final design works quite well though.

Simply 1st Anniversary:

The border and sentiment peel-offs were coloured with black permanent marker before being stuck onto white card, along with the main sticker. The card was trimmed quite close to the peel-offs and then mounted separately onto gold mirror card. They were then stuck onto a white card blank for a simple but stylish card.

This card will be entered into the following challenges:
MIM challenge - one for the boys (this is for a male anniversary)
Allsorts challenge - No flowers
Anything goes at Simon Says MondaySuzy Beecrafting by designs

Poppy Birthday:

This time the peel-offs were stuck onto red mirror card and then mounted onto gold mirror card, with the 40 being bordered with a silver square. These were then attached to a pink card blank with a gold bordered red strip peel-off between the two sets of stickers. A poppy border was added to the right-hand edge of the card to finish.

This card will be entered into the following challenges:
Love to create - Photo inspiration- Poppy
Simon Says Wednesday - Happy Birthday
Delightful Challenges - Hip to be Square (the square 40)
Craftycatz - Springtime
A creative romance - spring flowers
Anything goes at Divas by Designscatch the bugavenue613 - spring

Hugz Tinz


  1. Two fabulous cards.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge, good luck;-))m

  2. They are both super cards. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 23: anything goes - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  3. Lovely cards!
    Thank you for joining our Color Inspired Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  4. fab cards! Thank you so much for joining us in our Spring time challenge at Crafty Catz !
    Mirella DK
    DT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

  5. these are both awesome.

    So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  6. you have been busy in the garden and beautiful cards as well, for our challenge, thank you for joining in at Crafty Catz

  7. Great cards! You used thost stickers in a wonderful way. Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

  8. Fab cards! Thank you for joining us at Allsorts for our 'No Flowers' challenge x

  9. Fabulous cards, I especially love the image and beautiful poppy border!!

    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

  10. Cute. Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's "Anything Goes" challenge.

  11. You have made an awesome spring creation, perfect for our challenge at Crafty Catz. Thank you so much for joining us and don't forget to check the next challenge starting today.

  12. Pure elegance! Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo Stamps for our ANYTHING GOES challenge. Good luck in the draw!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang


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