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Monday, 12 February 2018

Daffodils for a Happy Easter

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends

How was you weekend? I hope you did something nice and that the weather didn't interfere with your plans too much. We had a lovely time at the party to celebrate the 70th Wedding Anniversary of my parents in-law. It is a fantastic achievement and it was lovely for them to be surrounded by their family and friends. The actual anniversary is on Wednesday and I will share the card I made for them then.

I have made a start on my Easter cards. Usually I start them a bit sooner than this. I think because the weather has been so dull I just haven't thought about it.


When I make card with apertures I am  left with all the inners of the circles (in this case). Well being me they all match and they are too good to not put on a card. I have also found that I can use the Double Pierced Square dies to make mats that completely cover my card blank. 


So in the middle of the circle I added a mat of the backing paper I had chosen. To this I added die cuts of the Spring Daffodils by Creative Expressions. The bow is one from Crafter's Companion. 


The sentiment came from a different die set from Creative Expressions. 


This is definitely a one off I won't be making another card like this one. I do like using up the left over bits from other cards.  I now have the artwork for the wedding invitations I am making for a nephew and his fiancee so I can begin work on those soon. 


Have a great week. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie


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13 comments:

  1. Lovely card Jackie, and a great way to use up left overs. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  2. Beautiful card Jackie, love the daffodils xx

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  3. Such lovley die cut detail Jackie.
    Laine
    x

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  4. so many great die cuts on this card Jackie and lovely layout

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  5. This is gorgeous Jackie.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Hi Jackie,
    what a super card and a wonderful way to use up your snippets.
    Love all the wonderful layers and the gorgeous Daffs .
    That die cut sentiment is so lovely too.
    I was born in Wales so Daffs are definitly one of my fave flowers.
    I also have a big blow up Daff that I put on my front door on St David's Day.
    Just to celebrate the day.
    My 3 children were born in Wales also, and their Dad used to play rugby.
    So glad all went well with the party on the weekend.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  7. Gorgeous card Jackie, love the flowers x

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  8. Lovely card Jackie and great use of snippets as well. You reminded me of a daffodil die I hardly ever use - I think mine's a Joanna Sheen one. One the other hand, I don't really send out Easter cards - perhaps I should make one just to celebrate the promise of Spring!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Very nice Easter card! I love all the layers. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Hugs... Janie
    DT
    Crafter's Castle
    crafterscastle.blogspot.com

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