I am loving these bright, sunny and slightly longer days. Yes there is still a chill in the air, but the sunshine more than makes up for it.
We spent the weekend in a beautiful area of Devon at a friends 40th Birthday hosted in a lovely big farmhouse. The property was fantastic, really rustic but with the inclusion of a very modern hot tub and surrounded by open fields and with a host of animal friends for the children to enjoy. Four lovely alpacas, a couple of friendly goats, horses, loads of chickens (thanks for the eggs ladies!), beautiful peacocks and a couple of pecky and not so friendly ostriches!! We had a brilliant time and are looking forward to returning to Wadden Farm one day, hopefully soon!
It's a little while since I had my Open House but I realised I hadn't posted my make and takes so here they are:
The first one uses the Fresh Vintage Sale a bration stamp set and the Everyday Enchantment Designer papers either of these is free with a purchase of £45 until March 31st. The ribbon and card stock is Whisper White and the card base and accents are Calypso Coral and Pool Party from the In-Colours. The texture is created using the Embossing Folder -Square Lattice and the sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes and punched with the Large oval and edged with the Scalloped Oval. The Scallop Trim border features under the main focal image, and the little butterfly is from the Embosslit Dies Beautiful Wings.
The second make and take uses the Embossed Resist technique. Whisper White card stock stamped with the Delicate Doilies stamp set in Versamark ink, then embossed with clear embossing powder and heated. Then Wisteria Wonder ink applied over using the sponge dauber, and a rhinestone added to the centre of the doily.
Two different styles of card, one more basic with stamping and the other more technique based, but both make really nice cards - well I think so and my guests seemed to agree!
Labels: embossed, Open House, Sale a bration