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Friday 14 February 2014

Time for Play

Hi Folks
Happy Valentines Day to you all.  I have had a busy week at work and am now looking forward to my three day weekend.  So nice not having to work Mondays anymore.

Tonight I managed to sit down and have a good play with my new Brother Scan and Cut machine.  I decided that I was going to make a card using the shapes and designs preloaded into the machine.  Here is what I came up with.  

The paper, sentiment and die cut butterfly are from the Time Flies collection from Craftwork Cards.  I cut the shape of the backing paper on the Scan and Cut.  The decorative frame was also cut using my machine along with the butterfly border.  I added some gilding flakes to the border and the frame.  Some inking of the edges, some gems and stickles completed the project.  

It is quite basic but pleased with my first full project.  I must say the Scan and Cut has not disappointed so far.  It has cut out everything beautifully and I have found it really easy to use.  

Thanks for popping by and would love to know what you think.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Stamping Sensations - Wings, Fantasy and Fiction
Crafting By Designs - Anything goes
TTCRD - Anything goes
A Creative Romance - Lets get sentimental


Debs said...

Gorgeous card Mags - love the design and fabulous gilding flakes.
I too had a first good play with my Scan n Cut and I love it!
Debs xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Mags. I love the papers and beautiful design.
I hope you have a good weekend.
Sue xx

Jennifer Johnston said...

A gorgeous card Mags. So glad you love your Scan and Cut machine. I'm so jealous lol !! Love the layout and the gilding flakes. Hope you've had a great Valentine's Day. Enjoy your lo.....ng weekend lol!! Hugs Jennifer xx

Sally H said...

Wow, Mags! This s gorgeous! What a fabulous card for our wings, fantasy and fiction theme! Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month and good luck!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Mags a fabulous project with your new machine! Love the butterfly border. I got a Silhouette Cameo for my birthday last year and I find that really easy to use unlike the Cricut! Have a lovely three days off. Susan xx

rachel said...

wonderful result from your playtime Mags - looks like a fab machine - enjoy xx

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Mags, I am envious I would love the scan and cut,
Hugs Julie xxx

Carole Pollard said...

Gorgeous card so different love the gilding flakes Love and Happy rafting Carole x

lady jasmine crafts said...

Gorgeous card xxx

Francesca said...

Very pretty, thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations

Francesca x

brenda said...

I am running very late here Mags, but I was wondering over the weekend how that new machine was going to pleased to see this post.

It's a great card with all those butterflies, thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Eret said...

Very beautiful card. Love the colors and these pretty butterflies. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful card with us at Stamping Sensation. I hope you join us again in our new challenge.
Eret x