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Sunday, 26 February 2012

Less is More...Don't scrap it!

Happy Sunday Morning..
Hope yours is Easy...so far mine is.
Although I do have a few dilemmas with my cardmaking today...
I'm a very organised kind of gal...and a bit of a perfectionist and sometimes crafting pushes the limits...
My craft room for example starts off nice and tidy and then turns chaotic and messy quite quickly.
 
It becomes the dumping ground for all the things that the family don't know what to do with..sports bags, shopping bags and this week...an old tv turned up on my sofa from DD2 bedroom, so it's now on my desk cos it still works and I can't just get rid of it!
 
This now follows into my cardmaking...as I am trying to have more CAS style but also love using up all my stash!
The Less is More challenge this week is to use your SCRAPS!
 

How many bags, boxes of those do we all have?
I have quite a few and I must say I do love using them...
So from out of some of this lot I decided to start on an Easter/Spring card...
 

and it turned out quite pretty....
 
I used 2 flower punches and an egg punch and cut slithers of green card for stems.



 I even used a scrap that had little bird/chicks on and cut them out...(not so simple...bit fiddley)

 So it did start out as Less is more...but I had to stop myself as I could have added more....
I do hope the Lovely Limettes think this still qualifies!

Allsorts Challenge Blog have an Anything Goes...so that maybe the real mantra for the crafting day....
Thanks for stopping by...TTFN...xxxxx




21 comments:

  1. Hola Sally, FANTASTIC!!spring card, beautiful design, great idea for scarps, well done.
    a hug from Palma de Mallorca

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  2. Great way to use up your scraps,Sally.I have a mega amount of them as well.

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  3. Lovely card - those tiny birds are seriously cute!

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  4. You have more patience than I do too! Fab card and gr8 use of scraps

    Kathyk

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  5. This is gorgeous Sally
    Margaret x

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  6. Those little flowers look so pretty Sally... those papers look really delicate.
    Super card.
    Thanks so much for joining us.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Hi Sally

    What a gorgeous card love it! Thought I recognised your face and then when I read your profile it must be because I used to buy Beautiful Cards all those years ago!!

    Take care

    Tina
    X

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  8. Aww this is just so lovely and springlike Sally...so pretty!
    Lizy x

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  9. Aww SO pretty Sally
    What a super use of those little bits and pieces
    Love the little birdie
    I tend to do that, punch a smaller area before I cut
    a small shape
    Thank you very much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  10. wow... what a pretty card!! definitely speaks of spring!!!

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  11. So pretty Sally and so cleverly put together.
    xx

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  12. Fabulous card Sally and what a wonderful way to use up some scraps.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

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  13. Sally, what a unique and creative card you've made! LOVE all handmade blooms!!

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  14. I love it Sally & a fab idea to use up your scraps. Love all the little daisies & the teeny little birds.
    Sally M x

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  15. Great use of your scraps, I like the flowers and the little birds.
    You can view my card here

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  16. This is sooo pretty Sally , I have so many odd bits in my room and it's untidy atm., why do we all make so much mess lol :) Viv xx

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  17. Lovely project!
    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

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