Sunday, 5 February 2017

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 267 and 268

And here we go again with a fresh fortnight in the Snippets Playground! Thank you so much to everyone who came to play and also for making life so much easier here.

This is my snippets card for the fortnight, but my use of snippets isn't at all imaginative. In fairness I was a bit limited by the stripy snippet of paper which I wanted to use as a link to this week's prize:
I used:

- 6" x 6" square white card blank

- LOTV stamp called 'All our Dreams', which comes with the sentiment 'in situ', stamped onto a snippet of white card using Memento 'London Fog' ink

- coloured the image using Faber Castell Polychromos pencils

- die cut the image panel using a Lil' Inkers 'Stitched Rectangles' die (I need more of these wonderful dies, in more shapes!) and backed it with ochre coloured card, from a snippet

- then cut the little snippet of stripy paper (found in the snippets folder and almost matching a paper in part of the prize) I wanted to use to suit the card and backed it with ochre coloured card, from the rest of the snippt I used in the step above

- popped both panels onto the card front using Collall All Purpose glue and left it at that

As I said, not my finest snippets creation by any stretch of the imagination. But, in real life at least the colours I used for the image are much softer and all match the stripy paper and the ochre frames!

This coming fortnight's prize is:
A LOTV 'All our Dreams' rubber stamp from me, same as the one I used. Plus lots of lovely pastel/baby coloured goodies by Papermania from the Spots and Stripes Pastel range - kindly donated by Donna. There's a paper pack, box of flowers, packet of bows and a packet of buttons - all beautifully co-ordinating.

If you sent a prize for the Playground and it hasn't yet appeared, I'm trying to work my way through them and they are still here safe and sound in the toy box! The lovely Darnell sent a prize over a year ago so I think that one's top of my list for two weeks time!

The Snippets Challenge will run for two weeks from now on and the Playground gates will close at 11am UK time on Saturday 18th February. The gates will open again at midnight UK time on the same day.

It's still a maximum of ONE entry and please say in a comment if you wish to play and be a possible winner of the prize. I won't be splitting the prize this time. Please also link back to the Playground in your blog post to be eligible for the draw.

Mr Linky is below - please let me know if you have any problems linking, it's easy for me to sort out so don't struggle on alone :)

We have a nice little list of Playmates who are happy to be Guest Designers - our first one will make her appearance next week. I thought it would be good to have a GD on the interim week to give you more inspiration then I can with my snippets make.

Be sure to call back next week to see the winner of last fortnight's prize (the VW Campervan die set and the set of sentiments stamps) and my picks from the past two weeks as well!

AND, the wonderful Loll has kindly made up a Gold Star Award badge and it's on my right hand sidebar. So if you were a Gold Star Pick last week (Heather) or are awarded a Gold Star in the future then do please take the badge for your own blog.

Look forward to seeing what you come up with this fortnight, possibly a few Valentines cards?! Love from Parsnip and me,

65 comments:

scrAPpamondo said...

Adorable card for a new baby, so soft and delicate! Love this LOTV stamp, it's very sweet!

MaryH said...

I think your soft snippety card is just perfect for a new baby. Love the way you've arranged the DP rectangles, and that is just the most adorable image and the sentiment makes my heart weak! Babies are the best, and it's so wonderful when they come to a home that is ready to love & care for them. TFS & Hugs.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Oooh gorgeous snippety make, Niss, love this card and yesss please to the prize, what a great combination very generous all around.

Trust you're keeping well, Di, I've been bit bad popping over and commenting things are very busy here for our summer, quite hot and sleeping not well, so very enervating.

I think I forgot to email you re GDT for snippets, if you need one more on list of victims 😄 for the role, I'll add mine happily.
Hugs Shaz.x
ps did read post on duckies and couple others, I totally cracked up on the wheels/ eyes confusion 😝

vinita jain said...

Such adorable image, love the softness, beautiful layering!
Big yes for this prize!

Kathyk said...

Hey there, can't believe I'm second! Fab make and prize but I'm just playing for fun this week - Happy Sunday

Kathyk

Jane said...

Hi Di...a very sweet card...so pretty.I too am a fan of LOTV and I have got this stamp so when I come back to link up I'd just like to play for the papers and embellies if that's OK.Hugs xxx

Jane said...

Ooops just seen you can't split the prize...so sorry Di. I'll be back for fun this fortnight. Hugs xxx

Jane Willis said...

A really sweet card, it's got me singing "Rock a bye baby". I'm just playing for fun this week
Jane

Kath said...

A lovely card and such a sweet image. I'll be in the playground later in the week and would love a chance to win this super prize.
Kath x

Sandra H said...

So sweet Di is your card lovely image and great layout too! good luck to who wins this prize its fab enjoy your day xx

Aquarius said...

What a lovely baby stamp. My card has been added but just playing for fun this fortnight

Elizabeth said...

I love the new baby stamp, Di, and the sentiment is perfect to so it's a smashing card even if you don't think so! What fun to have a Gold Star Award to aim for - I'll enjoy spotting them on the playmates blogs from now on :) Will be back some time in the fortnight with a snippet make but until then hope you are having a lovely weekend. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

KandA said...

Gorgeous baby card Miss Di and I love that LOTV stamp. Fabulous prize but I'm only playing for fun this week. Oh and the 'gold star' badge is super - I'll have to try a lot harder to get one of those xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Di your new baby card is gorgeous I love that stamp so a big yes please to the prize. Have a great fortnight. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Pat said...

This is such a cute LOTV baby image Di and the striped paper looks great with it. If you are willing to split the prize I would like to play for just for the stamp, but I understand if you prefer to keep it as one prize and in that case I will be playing for fun. x

Viv's Visuals said...

Scrummy card Miss. I need/have to have a gold star so am thinking of ways I can lay in wait for the other Playgrounders and steal their entries - there's far far too many clever people coming through these gates in my opinion !!!! LOL xx

SARN said...

Cute Snippets baby card Di and another great prize sweetly donated by Donna.

Will be playing along tomorrow with the Monday post, but just for fun. Well, that's if Viv doesn't steal it of course!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Amanda said...

Lovely card and prize. Definitely going to play x Amanda x thank you for your kind comment on my post

scrAPpamondo said...

I entered with my last work. Yes for the prize, thanks!

LesleyG said...

lovely soft and cute card for a new baby, I'm just playing for fun this time thanks. xxx

Lady Joyful said...

Very sweet new baby card, Di! Yes please to the prize :)

Donna said...

Well... I need to try and get a star so I'm up for being inventive. Just working on making my tags into cards... Who knew I had so many! Playing for fun (ha ha)!!! X

Heidi Stamps said...

Your baby card is SO SWEET! Love it!

Jenny L said...

Hi Miss Di and the lovely Parsnip,
just popped by to say how lovely your card is, and what a very lovely image,and it is so sweet.
Just very fab the prize for this fortnight challenge as always.
Glad all is working out well with the new system.
Will pop back later in the week when I have my snippets make.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Nicky said...

Love your card it is so clean and neat and perfect. Playing just for fun love Nicky

Robin said...

Such an adorable card! Love the image! Fabulous prize! I just love all the baby stuff...my niece & hubby are expecting their second child so I have baby on the brain. I just did another baby card(no snippets though). Thanks for having these challenges! Hugs, Robin

Kathleen said...

Finally here, I knew I should have commented this morning, great card and lovely image and papers but I am "playing for fun" as I am at the age when Baby cards are very few and far between and I would rather the prize go to someone who would benefit by it. Get me, sound as if I think I should it. No I don't.

Kath xxx

Mrs A. said...

Lovely baby card with super soft colours. Playing for fun as I have just done the card for the neighbour and can't think of any other babies I will need to make a card for so like Kathleen would rather it went to someone else who can use it. Hugs Mrs A.

Fiki said...

your card is so nice!
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scrappymo! said...

Your card is adorable! The image is sweet and the stripey paper is good with this image and looks like the prize!

Will be back with a card soon. I like this 2 week window as I can now look thru the ideas I have pinned before I make my card. I want to make cards completely from snippets for your challenge.

Eemeli said...

Awwwwwwwwwwww....what a cutie! Love the soft pastel color scheme.

YES please for the prize/s. Will be back with my card later today.

Hugs,
Eemeli

Lia said...

I love your card because the image is so cute! And yes: I am in for the prize!
Lia xx

KT Fit Kitty said...

AW, such a cute Snippets card this week! Hope you're feeling better these days, Di! Thank you for a new linky! Awesome prize - thank you to Donna! Please count me in - I would love to win! Have a great week!

Swissie said...

What a sweet card, Di! Love it!
This time I only want to play.
Hugs, Liv

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful snippets card, Di! I finally got to use my prize, so will say yes please to this week's.
Hugs,
Em xxx

Pen Sunshinepen said...

Great snippet card Di, hope you are well. Yes please to this weeks prize if I am lucky.
x

Megan J said...

Hi Miss Di, a beautiful card for a new little one, love the little bunny tucked in with the baby and the lovely soft stripey paper... playing just for fun this week... have a lovely week... Megan

Janice said...

A really pretty card Di, perfect for a new baby. Playing just for fun this week.
Janice x

brenda said...

Just adorable Di, perfect for the new baby.

Sunday's post and only just realised I forgot to link, but better late than never. It's a biggie so blasting is out - you know what I mean.

B x

Lynne in NI said...

Awww super cute card Di! Yes please to be in the draw for your goodies :)

Helen said...

Awww...love your adorable snippets card...I'm a sucker for stripes!
I'm a 'yes please' for the fabby prize :0)
Helen x

Barb said...

Your card is a real cutie Di and what a sweet stamp. I love this paper and although I bought the pad a couple of times just literally have snippets left so yes I'd love to be in for the prize. Barbxx

Greta said...

Such a sweet card, Di! I'll play just for fun.

JennyH said...

Your card is lovely Di, that LOTV image is so sweet. I've got the toppers but not the stamp so would love for a chance to win, so Yes Please to the prize draw : )

Sandy said...

Super sweet card Di.
I'm just playing for fun this go-round.

NanaConnie said...

Love the baby card, Di! That little snippet of stripes really worked. I'll be posting tomorrow, but I'm playing just for fun this time around. :-D

Janis said...

Such a very sweet baby card!! The colors are just perfect. Yes, please to putting my name in the hat for the prize drawing this fortnight. Hope you continue to be feeling better and less stressed. Hugs.
<3 J

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Darnell said...

Anyone remember me?! It seems like ages since I've been here between making uber CAS cards, the holidays, my surgery, and NBUS Challenges! Hopefully now things will settle down and I can come play with my Playmates more often! Love your snippets make, Di!! Hugs, Darnell

Jenny L said...

Hi Miss Di, and the lovely Parsnip.
Yes please if I am lucky enough.
Just popped back to say I now have my card for this forthnights challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Preety said...

super cute baby card!! love it :)
would love to play along for the prize so yes please
thanks a lot!
cheers
preety

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Really sweet baby card, Di. I too have entered a baby card this round. Must be something in the water! Yes please for the prize, and thank you for offering it.

Tina Z. said...

ooo, this is so beautiful card, Di, so soft and gentle ... I love this sweet stamp and I love your gold star badge, absolutely glamorous, wow ..
yes for the prize, please, it is too lovely to resist, uf ;)
hugs xx

Valerija said...

Wonderful card. Love the cute image.
Yes for the prize, please.
Valerija xx

Heather said...

Very cute! Such a sweet image and I love the bit of striped paper. Would love to play for the prize this week.

scrappymo! said...

Finally back with my card. Still sticking to my goal of actually using all snippets to make my cards...other than the base card and envelope.
Luckily I still scrapbook so always have snippets of 12x12 Dp...thank goodness.
I am on a mission this year to use up snippets and NBUS!!!

Chantal said...

Nice card, love the image. Yes for the prize, please.
Hugs, chantal S

meg said...

love the fresh colours in the baby card, would love to be included inthe draw this week

NinaS said...

Wonderful card. Baby cards are my favorite to make.
Yes for the prize, please.

Majda said...

Wonderful card Di :) Love the cute image.
Yes for the prize, please - my card I will added in a day or two:-)
hugs, Majda

Craftychris said...

Gorgeously cute card! I love that stamp - I have it already so am just playing for fun this time! Of course, its always fun!!! xxxxx

Carol L said...

What a sweet baby card Di, love the striped paper too! Playing just for fun this week, but thanks for the challenge/prize as always :)

Linby said...

Such a sweet card! Playing along for fun. L x

kbrandy4 said...

Cute card Di and thank you for the chance to win the gorgeous prize!
Hugs, Hazel x

Wanda said...

Beautiful card Di! I would love to play along this week for the prize.

Karen P said...

Beautiful card Di and a lovely prize so yes please, I love LOTV stamps too! Good luck everyone xx