Sunday, 22 January 2017

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 265 and 266

We're baaaaack, safe and sound and fully refreshed for the rest of the Winter. Had clear blue skies and sunshine all the way - until it clouded over on Thursday morning, just  before we left for the flight back home. How lucky was that then?! This is to prove we weren't just sitting in front of the fire at home - not good enough to be a post card but hopefully good enough to show part of the Old Town of Albufeira and one of the fabulous wide beaches :

And here's my snippets card for this fortnight - thankfully I found time to make it before we zoomed off on holiday:
I used:

- 4.25" x 5.5" white card blank

- snippet of deep pink card from the snippets folder trimmed to an eighth of an inch all round less than the card front

- at the same time I die cut an oval out of the pink card (a neat way of gutting it as I wanted to use some of the pink card for the camper van)

- glued the panel in place on the card front then die cut another oval from white card and popped that into the place I'd 'gutted'. As the next layer was to be paper rather than card it made sense to level the surface off :)

- added a snippet of Pink Petticoat's 'Wild Blossoms' collection paper on top of the deep pink layer. Love this paper pad as it really is so 'retro'

- then stamped the sentiment onto a snippet of white card using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink and stamps from the fabulous and very quirky Avery Elle 'Handwritten Notes' stamp set

- I had huge fun making the 'camper van' using snippets of pink, grey and blue card along with a Sizzix die set called 'Let's Travel'

- added a tickle of clear 'Wink of Stella' to all the 'glass'

- die cut the white panel from a snippet, using a Lil' Inkers 'Stitched Rectangles' die and glued it onto the card front

- used a pale grey Pro marker to 'ground' where the van would sit

- glued the camper van onto the panel and called it done!

One tip - the die set comes in four pieces. I die cut an additional 'full' back panel in grey to sit behind the pale pink panel. First I stuck the front bumper in place onto the pale pink panel and then I trimmed the pale pink tyres off before adding the grey panel behind. Pink tyres just did not look right to me - the way it was shown on the packet!

I'm entering this into Darnell's current NBUS (Never Before Used Schtuff) challenge #8 - by the skin of my teeth. I haven't had time to go with the possible themes so hope this is OK?!

As I explained last Sunday, I'm keeping my picks back for a week to make life easier for me - the same with the Random draw for the prize.

This coming fortnight's prize is:
A Sizzix 'Let's Travel' die set (see those pink tyres?!) plus an Avery Elle 'Handwritten Notes' sentiments stamp set. Not the best of photos I'm afraid though. To see the sentiments properly try looking HERE. If you run the mouse over the image then the words become quite clear - great fun to play with and they do stamp absolutely beautifully in real life as well!

The Snippets Challenge will run for two weeks from now on (as I explained a week ago) and the Playground gates will close at 11am UK time on Saturday 4th 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 will split the prize if anyone has a burning desire for just one of the items but truly think it would make a good pairing. 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 :)

Important note: if you would like to be a Snippets Guest Designer at some point in the future then please put GD after your name when you link up your entry. If you're too shy to do it publicly, then email me putting GD in the subject line - my email addy is on the RH sidebar. Mind you, I hope the Playground is such a happy and friendly place that no-one will feel shy at openly coming forward.

Be sure to call back next week to see the winner of last fortnight's prize (the shoe die and embossing folder) and my picks from the past two weeks as well!

And can I please finish with one really important and massive observation. Today as I type and finish this (already partly written) post, I cannot even begin to explain the feeling of relief and lack of (self inflicted!!) pressure. The Playground gates have closed, Parsnip is out there in the frost sweeping up and looking for empties (snigger, and wanting a hot chocolate drink when he comes in!). We have 71 entries (hooray for loyalty!) and I can actually breathe properly. I now have a whole week to write up the picks and do the draw for the prize (EF and shoe die) - this is how life really should be, I promise you! :) Thank you all so much for your love and support - MWAH!!

Speaking of bears, we flew with BA on holiday and on the return flight the lady (not a kid either!) sitting in front of Len had the most well loved ancient teddy bear with her. He got to visit the cockpit and all the crew signed a BA post card for him as well as his bear passport! 'Mr Martin', the bear, was very laid back about it all and sat demurely throughout the flight - at one point his paw flopped back between the seats onto Len's knee............ and Len didn't dare move! Snort :)

Have a lovely week! Cold here innit!!??!! Big hugs from Parsnip, who is was out of the sulks already and seemed to have an extra spring in his step which is why I sent him out into the Playground, and of course me..........

And please, don't tell 'himself' about Martin the Bear!


91 comments:

  1. Welcome back Di, it seems that you had a Super Holiday in Portugal and a so lovely weather!! Fabulous beach in your photo!
    Your card is so appropriate even if you haven't travel on a camper :)
    It looks delicious, love those pink tones and the sweet dp. Awesome big sentiment, too!

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  2. Hurray--warm weather for vacation & already feeling less stress! Totally delightful card, Ms Di--good idea not going with the pink tires--haha! I'm playing just for the sentiments--something I actually can use more of even with my huge collection of stamps! Hugs, Greta

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  3. Looks like wonderful weather and beautiful scenery for your holidays! Glad you had this time away together,

    Your card is a true snippets card! Love it...I think dies are the best way to use snippets and I have been busy (since your last couple of posts about upcoming changes) pinning these types of cards under a snippets file. I have so many pinned that there is no excuse to not try them or be out of ideas!!!

    Wonderful dp and I think your van is better than the one on the package! Yes please for the prizes!

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  4. Gorgeous photo and that van is fabulous! I love it! The stamps have wonderful sayings and I would love to win. I'll be back later with a card. Hugs, Robin

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  5. Hi Di, Thanks for sharing your picture of 'teacher training' you had better hope that Parsnip doesn't see this post or he'll be after a Bear passport for your next getaway! Love the VW, I adore the old fashioned Bugs, I even have a large VW Bug glass jar hiding in a cupboard... Have a great week.. Megan

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    1. Hi Di, I meant to add GDT after my entry above, I even have some extra lollies to share.... Have a great week... Megan

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  6. Welcome back dear Di. What a wonderful and well deserved holiday you obviously enjoyed. I'm so glad to hear that this 2 week change to the playground has made such a difference to you. Fancy even having time to sweep up too. Your card is terrific, what a fun camper van and stamps. Please count me in on the prize when I come back to enter. Keep warm it's been freezing at home but the sun has been shining. Huge hugs xxx

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    1. I forgot to put GD with my card Di....I'm more than happy to do a card for the playground...I can barter extra sweets for it ;-) xxx

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  7. Welcome back to the playground, it's been a bit parky so a nice pic of some sunshine is nice to look at! Hope you had a fantastic time.

    Just uploaded my entry - just playing for fun this challenge

    Kathyk

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  8. WElcome back Di! And I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time. I will be back later this week to play with you.
    Lia xx

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  9. Welcome back Di, and so glad you had a lovely time. Made me smile about Mr Martin. Will be back later to play. Fantastic site such fun and thank for your blog.....

    x

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    1. There we are have entered my card today using up snippets and yes please to the prize, Di.
      Have a great day x

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  10. Welcome back Di l believe it's an artic week ahead so l'm glad you got some much needed sunshine while away.........l reconise that beach did many a dip in the sea too with the children while they where young l loved Albufeira we walked from where we stayed to the old town and back took a few hours got soaked but by the time we got to our holiday resort we where born dry it was soooooo hot! your card is gorgeous and the adorable die is so sweet sending lots of love xx

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  11. Yippee you're home safe & sound. Good 2have u back. V welcome photo of sunshine & sand.

    Loving your pink & girly camper van card with the floral bg paper.

    How about any future GD person or team being called Parsnip's Prefect(s)?
    Xxxx

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  12. Lovely photo - glad you had a good time and are back safe xxx
    Smashing card with that great VW :-D xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  13. A great photo of the sand and the sea Di, glad you had a great holiday. I love your gorgeous card and the great VW die. I'm playing just for fun this week.

    Sue xx

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  14. Oooh how I wish I was on that beach!!
    And I absolutely love your card!! Love that pretty paper and I'm a big fan of vw campers!
    Lucy x

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  15. Welcome back and I hope you feel relaxed and refreshed. I love your card! We're buying a campervan this year (although not one of the original VW classics) so would love a chance to win this fabulous prize.
    Kath x

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  16. Bet your not so happy to come back to this English weather but we're glad to have you back in charge... that little Parsnip is getting a bit too expensive in bribes since you told him he's worth his weight in gold! Super photo and I walked along that very beach on christmas eve a good few years ago.
    Love your super snippets card and the campervan does look so much better with the grey tyres. Will be back later with my snippet make and would love to go in the hat but just for the sentiment stamps xx

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    1. Just popped back with my card.... and thank goodness you're giving us longer to get our homework done! I forgot to add GD after my name 'cos I'd love the chance to be one of Parsnip's Prefects xx

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  17. Welcome back, it makes me so happy to read that you are less stressed about the playground. Love your card - your version does look much nicer than the packet.

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  18. I love your snippets card Di, that combi van is so cute : )
    Yes please to the prize draw.
    Glad to hear you're well and refreshed from your holiday : )

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  19. Glad you had a lovely time and are refreshed. My blogging break did that for me, also. As for you're Hippie van....I can almost smell the gasoline. PU, they are such stinky beasts. My neighbor has a dark gold VW van that has the pop up camper on the lid. They keep trying to restore it. That is such a great die, and your card is adorable. Wish I did not have to admit that I grew up during it's time. LOL!

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  20. What a fabulous card Di and I adore the camper van and your grey tyres do look much better and a great background and sentiment too. I'm so pleased you had a good holiday and I love the photo and it looks beautiful, not somewhere I have been but maybe one day. Glad the new playground arrangments are giving you more time for yourself too. Hubby's brother has a van a bit like this and I am always stuck for a card for him and also other chaps when it is difficult to think of a theme, so with this in mind I am a 'yes please' for the prize this time. x

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  21. I love that bus! What a cute card. I'm so glad you had a nice relaxing time away and the picture is beautiful. Health is so very important and I'm so glad you were able to make that decision to slow down and I think we all aplaud you for it. Hugs to you.

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  22. Glad you enjoyed Portugal - I hope you left some wine there for when we go later this year!
    That camper van is absolutely adorable! Gorgeous card! I'd love to go into the hat for the die and stamps.
    And finally, I forgot to put GD after my name but I'm sure you know I'm always happy to help and I'll try very hard to remember to put it next time just in case you don't notice that I've put it here
    Jane

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  23. Hello Di! I'm glad your holiday was relaxing!

    Good for you to adjust the Playground schedule so it won't cause stress. Your Volkswagen card is so adorable! I agree about the pink tires. And I know exactly how much you love pink!!

    I'm slowly (very) settling in my new place. All the walls are plaster so I haven't hung hardly anything on the walls yet. I'm moving around some furniture today from the living room to my bedroom. Last weekend I rearranged the living room furniture to accommodate the dogs. Humph.

    I'm making my second Hello Fresh meal tonight and I hope it's just as easy and taste just as well as the first one.

    Hugs,
    Kay

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  24. Entered! And Yes please for the wonderful prizes :)

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  25. It sounds lovely Di, the beach is wonderful! Great new arrangements for the Playground too, I've so thought about you, it takes a lot of time to run a challenge.
    Love the cute card and I'm saying yes please for the gorgeous prize.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  26. Welcome home, my friend! You didn't mention anything untoward (another word that makes me want to go look up the origin!) so I'm hoping that means the hols was just what the doctor ordered and you are in the pink of health again! You do sound so happy and relieved about the Playground, which makes us all happy! You should have done it ages ago, but better now than never! Thank you so much for linking your very fun snippets card over at my NBUS Challenge #8! No worries, of course, about not using the optional theme! Mwah! Hugs, Darnell

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  27. Welcome back Di, glad you had a good time. That beach is a bit emptier looking than when I was there in September! Hope your hotel was better than ours, it was a total dive! Mind you, it was a cheapie holiday so I can't really complain. Gorgeous card by the way, yes please to that fabby prize :)

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  28. Well you know what they say "the sun shines on the righteous" Glad you had good weather and have come back refreshed.
    Super card and image, pretty flowery background, think that you will benefit greatly from the new way of running the challenge and my biggest hope is that your health benefits even more.
    Have a good week, hope the change in temperature has not affected you too much.

    Kath x

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  29. I'm so glad that you had a wonderful holiday and that the changes you've made to the Playground are going to work much better for you. Isn't it funny how we sometimes get all caught up in rush, rush, rush, until we feel like we're a spinning top? I have to say that I would love to have seen that stuffed bear visiting the cockpit on your flight over! I just love your adorable card and I agree completely about the pink tires. Your version is MUCH better and yes please to that fun prize!

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  30. Your vacation spot looks picture perfect! Look at the brightness in the sky! I've heard that is caused by something called the son. How interesting to see a photo of it. Maybe I'll experience in person some day. Love the retro VW van. So cool! But yeah, good thinking to ditch the pink tires.

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  31. Welcome back and so glad you enjoyed your trip, what a beautiful place! We just returned ourselves from a 4 day 'break' nowhere special we went to 'outhouse' races..lol!! I needed the break from my creative room and now feel all refreshed and ready to dig in again, I was just having no desire to do anything! Your card is too, too cute, what a fun, fun die set and I say yes of course to both, but really just wanted to come over and join in the fun as I haven't been around much lately anywhere during all that holiday rush rush! Have a wonderful week and am very glad the pressure is off as I sure know how that is!!

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  32. Back to play . . . meeting up with the other rebels behind the bike sheds. xxx

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  33. Hope you're feeling better, sweet lady! Glad you had a nice trip. Yes, please to the fab prize!

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  34. Welcome back Di, looks like you had a fab time! I love the card, I have SO many friends in the VDub world who would love to get something like that. I'm about to write my snippets post - more of a guide on 'how not to' to be honest ;-) xxx

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  35. I have managed to stagger in today. Life is no easier but trying to keep things as normal as possible. Thank goodness for crafting my little bit of sanity.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  36. Hello Di, just stopped by the playground to give you a masculine birthday card. I would love to be in the draw for this weeks prize..."Yes"...

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  37. Welcome back Di! So pleased you had a great time away, it looks and sounds wonderful. Oh for some w sunshine!
    Super card this week and yes please to the prize. I'll be popping my card on a bit later.
    Janice x

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  38. Hello dear Di,
    So good to read that you have had a good time. Welcome back!
    Great card and a great prize! I would like to be in the draw, so "Yes, please" ;)

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  39. Beautiful snippet card Diane.
    Thanks for the challenge and the great prize,for me a YES please.

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  40. So happy to hear that you're feeling relaxed & refreshed after your 'teacher training'! ;0)
    Love your snippets card...so I'm a 'yes please' for the prize.
    I'm also happy to be a guest designer any time if needed...totally forgot to add 'GD' after my name on the linky...oops!
    Helen x

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  41. Your holiday looks like it was lots of fun Diane! I love the picture you took of the beach and town, oh my, so gorgeous there!!!! I think this could definitely be a post card! Now I am totally in love with your card Diane!! That van is just to cute!!!!! I love it! No, I don't think it would have looked good with pink tires, so glad you made them grey-much cuter in my humble opinion. I'm glad Parsnips has has a spring to his step once again! And I am very happy to say that I am glad to be playing along this go around! Yay!!! So yes, please enter me in for the drawling as well, gotta go for that cute van. lol And I would love to be a guest designer sometime if you think I am good enough! But if not, I totally understand! Welcome home!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  42. Me again, sorry Di, I didn't follow directions very well! So sorry! And I also wanted to say I love the new look of your blog, of course I'm always late to the party, but it is new to me. It looks fabulous!!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  43. WB from your wonderful looking getaway which included that beautiful, relaxing beach! So glad you took this time for yourself and had a good time! I hope your health has improved since the trip! Loving that cute VW bus on your card, and I'd love to be entered in the draw! Have a wonderful week ahead and thanks always for all you do to keep this playground running and fun for all of us :)

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  44. I absolutely love your photograph of that wide, gorgeous beach, Di, and I think it does look like a postcard! Wonderful card which would also be a fab travel or vacation card. I'm definitely going to be playing for the prize this week since that VW bus just brings back such wonderful memories of my early adulthood. :-D

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  45. I'm glad you both enjoyed a lovely holiday Di. The beach looks beautiful. Lucky you getting away for some winter sun. So pleased that you're feeling happy now you've made your decision about the Playground.

    Your card is a cracker. I love the colours you've used for your camper van. I would love to be included in the prize draw. Barbxx

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  46. Fun, fun, fun card, Di!!! Oh, my....that pink VW bus and flowery background just take me back to the 60s!! Love it! Yes, please to the fun prizes on deck this time.

    So glad you are refreshed and ready with a newly-revamped playground. We all SOOOO want this to be enjoyable to you and not a chore!! Take care of yourself!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  47. Glad you had a wonderful holiday Di. So beautiful ... love that beach!! And sunny weather the whole time ... it was meant to be!

    Great changes to the Snippets challenge. I'm so happy that you don't have all that pressure on you. xx

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  48. Oh Miss how i love the pickies ... both your first sunshiny one.. and your snippety card ... oh isn't it soooo cute so yes please to the prize.


    Mm, er, its late here and I can't recall if I had to put GD in comment or only name of link over to will just email as remember that bit.. sigh cotton wool brain.
    Anyway better go get off this thing so will email tomorrow too tired now.
    Thanks so much for keeping the playground open and think the new regime is good, I pray t works well for you.
    Thanks so much for the inspiration.
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

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  49. Just entered my card Di only entering for fun xx

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  50. Welcome, I am very happy visit you again xxx Anna Karasiowa

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  51. Looks like you have had a very nice scenery on your holiday. I am actually waiting for my parents to arrive from their 2-week holiday at the Canary Islands. I will be picking up them in couple of hours and the evening will be spend watching all the photos they have taken. And they also had their golf clubs with them so I am more than green (let's call it greener) from envy.

    Love your snippets make. I will try my best to have something made for this challenge (should be alright because there is a generous two weeks time). Yes please for the prize/s.

    Hugs,
    Eemeli

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  52. Hello. First time here. What fun your site and challenges are. I've been lurking! A prize would be wonderful. I appreciate the chance.

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  53. Beautiful photo and wonderful card.
    Yes please for the prize.
    Valerija xx

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  54. Just come back to enter my card. I know I wrote a comment on this post a few days ago, but I can't see it now. I must have had a Senior Moment and forgot to press 'Publish'! Glad you had a good break and that the weather was kind to you.
    Love your card, super camper van and the patterned paper is makes a perfect frame around the image. I'm a Yes Please for the prize this week. xx

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  55. Just wanted to drop in and say I love your card, that camper van VW brings back so many memories..... oooops no I never hung out in one of those Miss I swear. I was just joking!!! No snippets for a card yet so thought Id just say hi and love your card.

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  56. Welcome back to the playground, Di :) Looks like you have had a very fun and relaxed and lovely holiday in Portugal.
    Great changes to the challenge - I'm so happy that you don't have all that pressure on you.
    Loving that cute VW bus on your card, and I'd love to be entered in the draw!
    Hugs,
    Majda

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  57. I think we could definitely do with some of that sunshine today Di! I love your card and I would love to be in with a chance to win the prize for this challenge, thank you. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

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  58. I would love to have my name in the hat for this one, thanks

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  59. Yes please to the prize Di - that sentiment set has been on my wishlist for a while!

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  60. Awesome card Di! The beach is beautiful too. Yes please to the prize Di. Thank you for wonderful chance.

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  61. Hello, Di! I'm back! Looks like you were having lots more fun that I was! Beautiful beach and beautiful weather! At least all of our snow has been rained away (for now)! Your card is A-MAZING! I love, love, love that van die - reminds me of the '60s. Although I was born in mid-'60s, I have a love of all things retro! Please count me in for the prize! Those sentiments are awesome too! A 2-week playground sounds great to me and I'm glad it takes some of the pressure off. I don't know how you do it all! Thanks so much for your playgrounds and I'm glad you are able to keep them going! Hope you're feeling much better!

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  62. "Here Miss", hope I don't get detention for being missing for a while.

    B x

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  63. Beautiful card!! I love the lil van and the sentiments on the stamp set are so versatile. Yes please for the prizes. Had fun playing along as always!! I'm a newbie and would be great to be a GD sometime :)
    cheers
    preety

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  64. glad you had a good holiday, you deserve it! sun is shining today, but yes, still cold. just playing for fun thanks xxx

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  65. Yes, please! This is my first week playing here. I have to say, I have seen other people playing but just now with the urging of some crafty friends, came to visit and I am glad I did. I do love to use up scraps, I have a whole pile of them!

    I love your card, it is fun and sweet and clean!

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  66. Great card, love that van and sentiments. I would love to play for the prize. Thanks!

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  67. Hi Miss Di and the lovely Parsnip.
    Yes if I'm lucky.
    Forgot to put GD on my entry.
    Lovely to have you backfrom your hols I bet Parsnip was glad to have you back too.
    I nearly forgot that I had used snippets of card for my letters spelling out Granson, so I am so happy that I could come and play this fortnight.
    I quite often forget that I have used some snippets on my cards as it's such a very usual thing to do now since joining in the snippets playground.
    Love your wonderful card and it's so very gorgeous, and as usual superbly designed too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  68. Hello Di, so glad you enjoyed your trip, and that all is going well with the new rooles. Lynn x

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  69. Love the cards you picked from last challenge - glad the new way is better for you. Love your snippets card with the camper van

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  70. Finally got to play and it's a yes please for prize.
    Hugs,
    Em xxx

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  71. I just posted my card then wondered if I'd already entered! I can't remember what happened last week. I'm so glad the new rools are working out for you and it's more relaxed. I'd be very happy to try guest designing sometime, that would exercise my brain. Yes please to the prize. x

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  72. Absolutely gorgeous card! Love the camper van! Fab photo and I would love to be in the draw please! Thank you so much! xxx

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  73. Welcome back, Glad you had a lovely holiday.

    Love the card.

    Lilian B

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  74. Love your camper van card! Just uplaoded a snippets card for the first time for ages! I spend a lot of time round at Mum and Dad's these days (both in their 80s) and seem to have less time in my craft room...I would love to be a GD some time but I have forgotten to put it on the linky - and I would love to win a prize!! Hope to hop by again soon...

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  75. Hi Di, so happy to see and hear you had a lovely holiday, I am so over winter right now and craving warm sunshine lol! Beautiful picks as always and yes please for the prize. I hate camping but I love VW camper vans! Wish we owned one - just pack up the camper and go and because you can sleep in then you don't have to worry about the rain or wind xx

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  76. Just entered - don't think I have already but only playing for fun anyway. L x

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  77. Back again with a card to enter. Just a tiny snippet but I wanted to be here. I'm not playing for the prize but it is a very cute set.

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  78. Hi Di, so glad you had a lovely holiday! I forgot to put GD, but I am very happy to be one of Parsnip's Prefects if the opportunity arises :-) Gorgeous picks as ever! Just playing for fun this week. Hugs to you and P. Xx

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  79. Whew! I had a snippety card, and just checked to see if I might sneak in the Playground. I was fearful Parsnip wouldn't know me, it's been so long. Yay! Still open, and additionally got to enjoy a sunshine beach picture, and hear that you all had a holiday. Do hope that Parsnip didn't get any sunburns, and I'm sure he had a grand vacation. Lovely to see so many of my old friends here, and realize, Hey, I've seen their cards in my blog surfing! Hope the warm sunshine will get all of you through the remainder of the cold nasty of winter! TFS & Big hugs - and I HOPE Mr. P. got his chocolate.

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  80. I'll go and sit on the naughty step with Brenda. Just for fun this week.
    Hugs Mrs A.

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  81. I wasn't sure if I had time to make a snippets card this week but my mother came to visit for the weekend and we made cards together, while she babysat my two girls. Yes please to this very fun prize and I'm so glad that you had a great holiday.

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  82. Hi Di, the holiday looks fabulous, i haven't been away for years, so jealous, lol!
    Love your card and the chance to win the fab prize!
    Hugs, Hazel x

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  83. So glad you had a good holiday Di, bet you wish you were still there now, as I look out of my window at the gloom and the rain I'm dreaming of some winter sunshine. Had to laugh about Mr Martin Bear on the flight back. Do you think I'd get the same treatment if I took my very elderly and well worn Big Ted onto my next flight??? Perhaps not ...
    Great card and fabulous prize, I'd like to join in again please,
    Love Jacky x

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  84. Hello Di! So happy to hear that you enjoyed your Holidays!
    Awesome card in pink with lovely sentiment!
    Yes for the prize, it's so cute with stamp set!

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  85. great vacation pic, love the VW van :)

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  86. Beep, Beep..!
    Great card.
    Love these pretty colours. X

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