Thursday, 18 July 2013

"A little Shabby Chic"

Hello and welcome, thank you for popping by today.
Wow! it was Hot, Hot, Hot, here today.  It started off quite cool early this morning but Man! did it heat up.  We actually had spells of cloudless skies letting the sun blast its heat.  I sat outside for a while, totally in the shape I may add  (I don`t do sitting in the direct sun). 
Had to retreat to the lovely cool of the house.    Not a lot of crafting done, I think the heat has frazzled my brain a little more than usual.  I did manage to put this card together, not great but it is something.

Base card 6 x 6 white card
Piece of paper that was in my bundle no idea where it came from.  Probably a Freebe from a Magazine
I distressed the edges using a pair of scissors
I found a great tool for Faux Paper Piercing which I used round the edges.  Some more practise needed I feel
Die cut shape using a SB Die by Sue Wilson and SB butterfly
Cheery Lynn leaf and swirl Die cut, one of a few I got from a very generous fellow Blogger as a gift.
Die cut flowers using a Britannia Die.   Centres of the flowers are waste from Die Cuts.
Greeting Banner & Stamp set by Marianne Collectables

That`s it for today
Thank you for taking time in your busy day to come visit I really appreciate it.
Till next time

Patricia   xxx

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  1. Oh so pretty Patricia! I'm not crafting either far too lovely! I took my aunt to Fleetwood for our lunch and I pushed my Aunt up to the beach and we had ice cream it was so lovely, everyone seems so much happier! Susan x

  2. This is gorgeous Patricia. I love the design, beautiful flowers and such pretty colours.
    Sue xx

  3. Good evening Patricia.
    Well, its chic but there's nothing shabby about it at all.
    Pretty card and we're all loving the Britainnia flower dies at the minute aren't we?
    Have a great day tomorrow.
    Ang x

  4. Beautiful card Patricia. The colours are so pretty and of course the lovely flowers too. The heat has altered my sleeping pattern I think, it's so warm. Hugs Rita xxx

  5. Very pretty card Patricia. I love the paper.

    I could not exist these days without my fans going non stop.

  6. All these ladies up so late!! I need my beauty sleep so I was fast a bo bo's when you posted this. After a good night's sleep the second in a row I am raring to go so I go and look at what everyone's done and you are the only one who has done anything bar me! Nobody seems to be crafting at the moment.:(

    Anyway your card is very fresh looking with the colour you have chosen. Cards don't have to be fancy or have loads of embellishments to be nice. Sometimes less is more.

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  7. Pretty card Patricia, love your dies and flowers...I think the heat is getting to everyone a little bit now...


  8. Good Morning Patricia, lovely card as usual of course, beautiful dies and elegant design, Kate xx

  9. Lovely card Patricia loving the colour
    jacqui x

  10. Morning Patricia, I'm loving this weather, I am trying to spend as much time as I can, outside. I had to do my front garden twice last week, at last my weeks and weeks of re-seeding and re-seeding over and over again, and my nightly spraying, has paid off, the grass is lush and the best it has ever been. When Graham comes home for lunch, we eat it under the parasol outside, and he never wants to go back ha ha !!
    Your card is beautiful, as always, the colours are my faves and the flower and foliage is gorgeous, also loving the scroll, idea for a sentiment. Love it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  11. Hi Patricia,
    it was a little bit cooler in the south yesterday, as we had a lovely north wind blowing.
    Fab card as usual. Those Britannia Dies do make some very nice different flowers, don't they.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  12. Hi Patricia, my mojo is definitely still in West Wales where he decided to remain when I returned. Lol! I don't sit in the sun either but we have a huge sun parasol that I can sit under for short times. Lovely card today. It's a while since I did shabby chic. Enjoy your day. Christine xx

  13. Morning Patricia,
    We have a lovey breeze blowing in from the north sea so it's not too warm.
    Love you card very pretty, very pretty flowers.

  14. beautiful card. love the flowers x

  15. Lovely delicate colours, Patricia, and great use of pretty! x

  16. Oh such lovely diecuts... you've made a very elegant card with them Patricia, love the colour combination, too! Hugs, Ira x

  17. Gorgeous card and luv the die cuts and the colour combo xx you must share with us your new found faux paper piercing tool!!! xx GailT xx

  18. So pretty, I love the pretty paper and your die-cuts
    Hugs Mau xx

  19. Hi Patricia, such a pretty card, beautiful use of the dies and love the paper, Carole Z X

  20. Gorgeous card Patricia. I love the colours and dies.
    Lorraine x

  21. so zauberhaft zart....ein herrliches geschenk, womit du sicherlich sehr viel freude bereitest, liebe patricia...
    liebe grüssleins...