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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Thursday, 18 February 2016


Hey lovelies, hope you're all well. 
Well, what a difference a day we've had sunshine so bright I had to close the blind in my craft room......and it was still too bright......typical British weather!
I did manage a little crafty playtime though.....a background created with my caran d'Ache water colours & my new stamp. I LOVE this stamp, it's from Woodware & I think I'm going to use it lots. I actually cut the stamp into 3 to make it easier to work with then stamped onto some snippets of paper, (the flower middle is book print) then cut each piece out leaving a small border. I then placed it all together & added a stamped sentiment to finish.....job done. 
Rightio, off to go catch up with the goings on in Emmerdale....thanks for calling & enjoy the rest of your evening......see you tomorrow.

clean & simple at Sweet Stampin'
anything goes at Craft Your Passion
anything goes at Inspiration Destination


  1. I love this card Jo. The paper piecing looks great and it's a lovely stamp. I'm glad you enjoyed your day. Barbxx

  2. Beautiful stamping and lovely paper piecing colours Jo.
    Pam x

  3. The fruits of your play session are very pretty Jo, love the stamp and how you have paper pieced it.

  4. Absolutely gorgeous Jo I love the flower it's fab.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  5. Love your background, and the beautiful paper pieced flower

  6. Gorgeous card Jo, fab stamp, beautifully paper pieced and a lovely background!
    Great to have you play along at Sweet Stampin' this week too!
    Have a lovely weekend, hope the sun keeps shining!

  7. Fabulous paper piecing, Jo, and the watercoloured background looks very sweet!
    Also in Italy the spring seems to be here...!:D

  8. A gorgeous card Jo, your flower is beautiful - I love all of the different papers you have stamped it on.

  9. Super looking card. Thanks for coming over to the SNIPPETS PLAYGROUND with it.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  10. Love the simple design of this Jo...brilliant xx

  11. Beautiful!

    Thank you for participating in the CAS Sweet Stampin’ Challenge!

  12. Really pretty card I love the CAS look and the sentiment is cool the way it is framed in. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination.

  13. Hi Jo, it sounds as if you are going to have a busy birthday week coming.
    I love this stamp too, a great flower and super paper piecing.

    Hugs Erika. x

  14. I really like this gorgeous card Jo the background is fabulous so is that lovely paper pieced flower a smashing make
    lorraine x

  15. Awesome. Thank you for joining us over at Craft Your Passion Challenge. Look forward to seeing you again.

    lots of hugs
    CYP, DT

  16. Beautiful Card and LOVE the coloring! Thank you for playing with us at Craft Your Passion!
    Carolyn, DT


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