Monday, 18 November 2013


I've been working from home today as I'm still coughing and spluttering so rather than spread my germs at the office I kept myself to myself. No time for crafting though so I've just finished off a card I started yesterday which is to enter the Less is More Challenge where the theme is 'use DP in a CAS way' and the Paper Players Challenge where the theme is 'Leaves.'

Not sure if my card is entirely CAS because I can't help myself with a bit of bling! On the plus side my DP does have a beautiful leaf design so hoping it'll slot in nicely with the Paper Players.

And as it's made up of plenty of odds and sods of papers I'm heading down to Pixies Playground for a turn on the swings and to show my card to my friends there too. In fact I've had this paper for so long I'm surprised it's not gone yellow! It's one of those buys where it ends up in your basket at the checkout and you've no idea how it landed there!!!! Then when you get it home you can't stop touching and admiring it to the point that it's simply toooooo gorgeous to part with even a little snippet on a card!

Anyway the day has come to 'cut' into it! My card is going to my friend's mum who has been in hospital for 3 weeks so hoping she'll love it.

Card Recipe:

Butterflies: Stamps & Dies from Clearly Besotted
Papers: The Paper Mill Shop & Pink Petticoat
Sentiment: Sorry unknown FREEBIE
Sparkling brad from Stampin Up and gems from my stash

Right off to catch up on some TV and chill time and may tootle around your blogs too.



  1. Gorgeous card Sarah. Love all the different bits you have used while still keeping it CAS

  2. stunning card hun and love the colour you have used...
    hugs and xxx

  3. Hi Sarah

    A great finished look .. .. and what a fabby free sentiment stamp! Very useful.

    Love your colour and pattern combinations.

    Hope you feel a bit better today.

    Love Jules xx

  4. Hi Sarah, what a gorgeous card. Love the paper and can see why you hung onto it!

    And how thoughtful not to wander around spreading your germs, wish more folk would do that! Hope you feel better really soon.

    Hugs, Di xx

  5. Beautiful card Sarah... feel better soon!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  6. This card is very elegant and I'm sure your bling is CAS. Hugs Mrs A.

  7. Great snippets is very pretty.

  8. Simply beautiful!

    Sarn xxx

  9. Very pretty...I love that you used the sparkly leaves for your butterfly background! A nice change from fall colors, too! Thanks for playing with the Players this week!


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