Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Let's go camping


After all the fun of house moves, we have gotten back into the habit of camping. It's fun to get a way for a few days (usually no cell service), and to just hike and read and enjoy ourselves. We have a small pop-up camper. (I'm not sure what they are called, or if they exist, in Europe, Here's a photo).

So, inspired by my camping and the Sweet Pea Mix It Up Challenge this month, I made this card.  The camper image is from Scribbles Designs, with paper-piecing and colored pencils.  The somewhat playful sentiment was stamped on a snippet and cut into a flag. Also used a border punch along the bottom of the green snippet panel. A bunch of coordinating ribbon flags finish it off.

This card is for these challenges:
Sweet Pea Mix It Up Challenge #35 -- photo inspiration
NBUS Challenge #12 -- both stamps and all the ribbons are NBUS
Pixie's Snippet Playground -#299/300- everything but the card base was a snippet
Word Art Wednesday #300-- anything goes
Crafty Sentiments -- anything goes

6 comments:

  1. Adorable!! I love this, and that's my kind of roughing it. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

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  2. Fabulous card Sandy, I just love the paper piecing! And those little banners/flags are a sweet touch as well.

    Yes, we do have very similar camper trailers here in Europe. However, we tend to have such a lot of rain in UK Summers that many people go for the full hard shell caravan like on your lovely card. Basically - we're a bunch of wimps! :)


    Hugs

    Di xx

    Snippets Playground

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  3. I meant to add, at Leeds Castle they had 'glamping' - which is a sort of 'glamour camping'. A field of already set up medieval striped tents with even a four poster bed and a wood burning stove! We stuck to indoors though! xx

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  4. This is adorable! Love the fresh colours! Thanks for joining us at SugarPea!

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  5. I'm glad you are settled enough now that you can go back to enjoying your pop-up trailer, Sandy! We had one for years and have lots of happy memories of those times! I just love your sweet green and pink colors for this darling card! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #12!! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. I'd love a weekend in there, it's so cute. Pink and green go so well together.

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