Friday, 7 June 2013

Patchwork Parade

Hello again, sorry about the rather naff title, it's the best my poor tired brain could come up with at the moment!
We have a new challenge for you today at Polka Doodles which was chosen by our head doodler Nikky and it's actually a theme close to my heart as Nikky has challenged us to create a Birthday Card Using Scraps.
I do love to use up my scraps in various ways and decided on squares this time. Hope you like it!


I used a variety of papers most of which (I think) came from the Cherryblossom Lane CD and cut them into 3cm squares. I cut a square of scrap card to fit my kraft card blank and covered this with double sided tape then stuck the squares on having first decided on the placement.
I embossed a kraft card tag with the Cuttlebug daisies folder and then added the cute Molly gypsy pre-coloured image from the Fredericka CD - these are really handy if you're short on time as I've been lately.
I finished off with one of the lovely sentiments from the CD which I trimmed to a panel and then inked the edges with VersaColor orange and marigold inks.

Have a great day and a lovely weekend.
Hugs,
Fliss xx

Some challenges for my card:
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Use Sentiments

9 comments:

  1. Your patchwork background is beautiful, Fliss
    Rosie x

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  2. Beautiful card and great patchwork background. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge and hope to see you again in our challenges.

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  3. Gorgeous card Fliss, the background is lovely, I really like the image too.

    Hope you're having a great weekend.

    Rose x

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  4. Sweet card. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.
    /Pillan

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  5. This is so pretty and I love the mix of design paper and colouring.
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  6. oh this is great hun love the background you have created hugs Cherylxxxxx

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  7. Oh thats so lovely Fliss. Love the sweet girl and the patchwork. I wanted to say thank you too for your lovely comment on my blog. its so nice to be back
    hugs June xxx

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  8. Beautiful card and image. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

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  9. What a darling card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments. We are having a DT call and there is still time to apply
    Hugs,
    Julie T

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Fliss xx