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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Pretty petticoat

Good morning, Peeps!

Here's hoping you are all fab & having a good start to the day!

Today's cards are created from papers from Pink Petticoat - I just love Liz Armstrong's designs - so clear, clean & simply beautiful!  And, if you are in a hurry, these papers are quick to use and you've created a beauty in no time!  Obviously, if you have more time, you can add to enhance to your heart's content!

So, on to my first card - from Pretty Printemps  Pattern Paper Pack-Spring Bouquet - this set includes little chicks, bunnies, tulips & daffodils & you have a choice of printing onto a white background or a soft dust background. They really are very subtle & beautiful designs. 

Card front
 Side view
 Card & matching envelope

I printed off my tulip design onto a white background - added a ribbon from stash, 2 peel off flowers, placed on acetate & cut around, then coloured (on reverse)with gel pens & then added to ribbon on outside of card, and larger flower added to inside of right side corner.  I then added a sentiment from Pinkpetticoats 'tiny everyday sentiments'. Once I had my card how I wanted it, I then created a matching envelope (using the same backing papers) with my 'we r memory keepers envelope punch board   Finished the card of nicely!

My second card was created for my Son's father...one of those..' Oh I haven't got Dad a Father's day card, can you quickly 'THROW' one together requests! Well, it wasn't hard to do, considering it was lastminute.com - I turned to Pink Petticoat again as I already had their Mr Moustache images, papers & sentiments ready to print off & use...

Here's the quick card creation!

 Card front

Side view

Card & matching envelope

Hope you like?

until next time,

9 comments:

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Certainly do like Mandy great projects - loving the shape and the great designs - fab colour ocmbo too have a great day hugs Judith xxx

Linda Simpson said...

These are fabulous and loving the beautiful delicate colours on the first card. Enjoy your day.
Hugs
Linda xxx

jane stillman said...

lovely design and colours on the first and the second is a real fun card

Kate M said...

Love the soft subtle colours on the first card - and the Fathers day card is great too.
xx

Laine said...

Fabulous card and envelope sets Mandy. So varied. Love them both but the male themed one really made me smile.
Laine
xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous hun....:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

2 beautiful cards Mandy.

gr karin

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

These are both brilliant inside and out. You always finish your makes to the highest possible standards. I love them both, but the pastel colours in the first make are gorgeous!the subtle embellishments allow the paper to shine through

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxx

Samantha K said...

Love the pretty pastel colours and that CAS mustache card is amazing, really striking for a CAS card. Hugs xx