Saturday, 28 October 2017

Christmas Stamps. . . . . . .Birthday Card


Good morning everyone..................me again.

No further developments to report about the snogging neighbour and The Family Flash. The problem with being home most days is that you see all this strange activity. Its far more interesting than TV lol!!!

Now, today I am back with one of John's show samples. I, like John, like a bit of value out of the old craft gear so I looked at John's new stamps and thought "can I get another occasion out of them other than Christmas?"
So, I ended up with birthday card.


Ingredients
Cream, beige, brown and ginger card
John Next Door Confetti Embossing Folder
John Next Door Build a Wreath stamp set
John Next Door Spring Flowers stamp set (sentiment)
Presscut Circle die 
Memento Dewdrop inks in Rich Cocoa, Desert Sand and Peanut Brittle
Cosmic Shimmer Berry Red Pearl PVA Glue
Gold coloured pearlage


To do the centre, I used a craft knife to cut around the sprigs and popped the circle die under the flaps and then cut the circle out.
Would make a nice Autumn or even male birthday card methinks.

Well, busy day today putting new stock onto the website and pricing stock for the pop up shop at John and my workshop at Ansty.
There are still some spaces available so if you decide to pop along, that's fine. Details are on mine and John's sidebars.

Have a great weekend everyone.

TTFN
Ang x







23 comments:

  1. That is just beautiful Ang. As you say, you need to use things all the year, not just Christmas.
    Hope the workshop goes well. I know it will be fun.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  2. Hi Ang, great card, love the fact that you can use these stamps for different occasions.
    Wendyx

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  3. Hi Ang
    So clever are you ,i totally agree to getting everything you can out of your dies and this is a beautiful sample and lovely colours used.
    Have a good time at the workshop.
    Elaine H X

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  4. Morning Ang,
    Lovely card, like the circle cut out.
    Lydia
    X

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  5. Lovely card Ang and a very detailed explanation of how it was made. Would love to do a workshop at Coventry but rather a long journey and I did two workshops with John last week which I throughly enjoyed. I am sure all who are going will enjoy it. Take care.

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  6. Lovely card Ang. Loving his new stamps. Xxx

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  7. Beautiful card Ang! Love the wreath in the middle and the window peeking to show the sentiment. The neutrals are so soft and elegant and I adore that embossing pattern! Wonderful!!

    So I found out that my neighbour who screamed at me about the leaves is a schizophrenic! Great, so I'm living above someone who is paranoid and hears voices! That's not unsettling at all! lol. Hope all is well, sending hugs :)

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  8. Lovely card Ang and great colours you have used so thank you for the idea. As you haven't mentioned it I guess like me you won't be watching Mexico with the crazy time it is on!! I'll just listen for the result when I get up on Monday. Off on a mystery cruise on Tuesdy so will catch up when I get back. Love from Jackie xx

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  9. Hi Ang, what a wonderful card, loving your colours, and the stamps do indeed lend themselves to other occasions, brilliant design and love how you've made the appature, have a lovely weekend, Kate x

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  10. Hi Mrs D, Love this and just adore the colours used,a card for many occasions,well done you. Stay healthy and happy,Love Barbara D xx

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  11. Hello Ang,
    Gorgeous Autumn or male card, as you've said - and I've just realised!!!
    Pity the neighbours aren't entertaining you lately, the days must drag ha ha.
    Hope you are keeping well.
    Maureen x

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  12. What a gorgeous card. Hope all goes well tomorrow. Hopefully I will be able to make the next workshop.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  13. Very pretty and it’s lovely to see Christmas stamps being used differently

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  14. Hi Ang,
    what a wonderful card, and the design is brilliantly created.
    Love the wonderful stamped wreath and your colour choices.
    It is very clever of your creating this out of some Christmas stamps that way as you say you get excellent value for money.
    Are you having troubles with Win 10 mine is driving me nuts.
    Tone looked it up and there is a problem since updates.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  15. Great idea to use the stamp like this. Love that embossing folder x

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  16. Hello Ang,
    A very clever use of the stamps! It makes a lovely Birthday Card.
    Hope you are having a lovely day at Ansty!
    I’m hoping to get along to one at some stage! Couldn’t do this one as we have a lot of family things on just now.
    Love Myra xx

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  17. a stunning card and i love the colors you have used xx

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  18. Well done for thinking outside the box Mrs D. Great card. Hope you had a great workshop today. Christine xx

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  19. Hi Ang, this card is just fab, love the colours, very autumnal, and the way the berries go into the circle is a brilliant idea. Hope the workshops went well. Have a good day everyone. Bx

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  20. Good Morning Mrs D. What a gorgeous card. I too have purchased all John new embossing folders and hope I can start using them soon. Hugs Rita xxxx

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  21. Hi Ang, great selection of cards. Hope the shop is going well. Janice xx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  22. Another very clever and beautiful make, Ang!! What a cool fall birthday card this is!! Hugs, Darnell

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  23. Hi Ang

    Lovely use of John's stamps and I think the colours are so pretty

    June x

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