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Saturday, 27 July 2013

Fun, fun, fun

It was the Exeter Scrapaholix meeting today and Moya and I had a great day.  I didn’t get a lot done, but I did manage to complete this LO and a couple of cards made out of the scraps of this months kit.  I already had photos printed out from last months crop and I always try and work with just the monthly kit and whatever photos I have left to scrap from previous months (if any).  Now the photos were quite bright colours but the kit had more subdued colours so it took me a while to figure out how to make them work together.  I did swap out the grey/brown cardstock in the kit with a sheet of black cardstock and added the ruffled border with some adhesive ribbon tape that I have had in my stash bag for some time.  A few punched borders to give a few decorative edges, one a Martha Stewart and the other an EK Success.  The tags and journalling block also came from my stash bag, but the alphabet stickers and gems came with the monthly kit.
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With the pieces I had left over I decided to make a couple of cards.  This time I used the grey/brown cardstock and some of the white cardstock from the kit.  A decorative border again with the EK Success punch and a ribbon from my stash.  The owl stamp and sentiment is from the Clearly Besotted stamp set I bought earlier in the month and the leaf stamp is from an SU border stamp set.
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We had some rain and thunder while we were at the crop and it was raining most of the way home but stopped once we were just outside of Plymouth – normally it’s the other way round!

3 comments:

Kate said...

Lovely cards, Linda.

cucki said...

So sweet x

Julie said...

Lots of lovely crafting gong on for you, they are wonderful.