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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Recycled easter egg foils

Hi folks
I had my crafty afternoon yesterday and couldnt wait to get stuck in, after my hubby and boys had made a start on thier easter eggs i had an idea to save the coloured foils,
A month or two back i bought some chipboard shapes (on board)from Stampin up and had opened them but didnt know what to do with them, so when the thought entered my mind i couldnt wait to get started,
it was quite fiddly as the foil is so thin but i managed to get it on well in the end,
 I tore the patterned papers up for the back ground and used a papermakup sentiment stamp, and the birdies is a stamp from unity,
the card blank is DL in size, i used my greens and white ink pad an blenders to the dp papers to give more effect
What do you think???
i know its different for me but i quite like this, im thinking recycling sweet wrappers is my next task lol.
id like to enter this card into a few challenges if i may;
1.Crafts and me - were going 3d
2.Crafty creations - flower power
3.Crafty sentiments - spring
4.Cupcake craft challenges - spring is in the air
5.lollipop crafts - easter (i used easter egg foils if that still counts lol)
6.Stamp scrap and doodle - things with wings (my little dickie birds)
7.Charisma - chipboard or stickers (chipboard is under foils)
8. C.R.A.F.T  - easter or spring (both spring inspired, used easter egg foils lol)

have a lovely day xxxx
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12 comments:

Judith said...

Very creative card Sandra - love the idea, glad you enjoyed your crafty afternoon hugs Judith x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fabulous colours and design.Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafty Sentiments.xxx

Bunny said...

Gorgous card thanx for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck.

Caz CS DT

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! Your use of foil is amazing, Sandra! I'm so grateful to have stumbled upon your blog. Thanks for sharing your inspiration!

Catherine said...

What a fab idea to use all the foil...

Brodders said...

Great Spring card :) Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Crafts and good luck - Jane x

carol said...

super creation, thanks for sharing wit us at CRAFT X carol

Aunty Sue said...

stunning card and thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week.

coops said...

wow this is brilliant sandra.great recycling and gorgeous design :D

xx coops xx

Louise said...

Gorgeous spring themed card,thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week and good luck.
Louise xx

scrap joanny said...

interesting card - perfect for us challenge -thank so much for playing with
Lollipop Crafts challenges - hugs Joanna

Wiola said...

Absolutely gorgeous!