Monday, 13 November 2017

Nordic Christmas. . . . . . . .


Good morning everyone. Hope all is ok with you.

Been an up and down few days here but I just try and get on with things. Also, my friend's Dad has declined quite markedly so I'm trying to support her as best as I can. Poor thing is exhausted and not sleeping very well with the worry of it all.

Now, today's card is another from John's last shows featuring his latest stamp releases.
Its just John's kind of thing so he has already asked for this as his Christmas card for this year lol!!!


Ingredients
White and red card
John Next Door Festive Silhouette stamp set
John Next Door Christmas Scene stamp set
John Next Door Christmas Textures stamp set
Versamark
White detail embossing powder


It was a bit time consuming but made easier by using the Press To Impress. It really is a useful addition to my craft tools.

I hope the gals who joined John up at Swainby over the weekend had a great time and came away with new tips and techniques. I send best wishes to the ladies who couldn't make it as they were not too well.
We are in the process of sorting another workshop at Ansty for February so watch this space.

That's it for today folks as Mr D doesn't like me spending too long on the laptop when I'm not feeling great but Blogger doesn't like the tablet.
He's not thrilled that I was staying up until stupid o'clock last night to watch the Brazilian GP highlights.
When I started up my website, I registered for tax with HMRC so I was thinking of offering help to Lewis Hamilton on how to pay your taxes...........😉😉😉

Hope this week is kind to you all.

TTFN
Ang x

P.s...........all of the above stamp sets are available at www.theducksdoodahs.com.



19 comments:

  1. Can imagine all that stamping took a while but certainly worth it. Great card. Have posted the Puddle duck photos come over if you have time and meet my daughter Angela.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  2. Hi there Ang, what a super card, brilliantly designed and love the colour theme.
    We are almost back to normal have ha ha! What an exhausting time decorating is. Hope you are feeling much better, and so pleased we managed our chat up, take care Kate x

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  3. Hi Ang. What a show stopper but guess it took ages. Maybe you need to listen to Mr Duck.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  4. Beautiful card Ang. Well said about Lewis Hamilton!!
    Look after yourself. Gill xx

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  5. I think you should offer H some help too!
    Sorry to hear about your friend’s dad Not an easy time for her
    Hope you’re feeling better too
    Lovely card Having just invested in a press I now need to buy stamps! Well, build up my meagre stash!

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  6. Morning Ang,
    Great card. Take care.
    Lydia
    X

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  7. Sorry Ang, but I am with Mr Duck on this one. You need to take care.

    This is a fabulous card - everything lined up so perfectly.

    Anne (Northmpton)

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  8. Lovely card Ang , you do as Mr D tells you ,sending hugs and prayers to your friend and her Dad.
    Take care
    Elaine H X

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  9. Lovely card Ang. Not surprised that John wants it as his Christmas card this year. Hope you are feeling a bit better today. Take carex

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  10. Hi Ang

    Firstly, thank you so much for the lovely card, I was so touched and actually had 'happy tears', it's now taking pride of place in my 'happy room'. Totally gutted not being able to make John's workshop :(

    I'm sorry to hear you've not been too good and also your friend's dad... take heed from Mr D!

    Lovely card no wonder John's asked for this!

    Take care

    June x

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  11. Awesome card. Please take care of yourself. I pray you have a better week.

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  12. Hello Ang,
    Fabulous Scandi card - you clever, patient thing!!
    We had a great time yesterday at John's workshop, he's a star but I want to say that there is absolutely no truth in the rumour that Yorkshire Butterfly and myself are planning a night time ninja raid on the Wisty, so you can remove your security cameras ha ha.
    Sorry to read that you are still a bit iffy and hope that things sort themselves out soon.
    Take care, do as Mr D says, and I'd like a ride in your private jet when you get one!
    Maureen xx

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  13. A great Nordic style card. You have lots of patience I think I need a stamping platform too if this is what it enables you to do. Take care of yourself Ang. xxx

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  14. This is a stunning card with so much work in it. Sorry to hear that you have been struggling health wise again x

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  15. A real labour of love with all the stamping Ang but looks wonderful. Love from Jackie xx

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  16. Hello Ang,
    This is a really lovely card! It almost looks as it it has been printed - it’s so good! Lots of patience but well worth the effort! So pleased both John and you are going to get a surprise when you open the Christmas Cards! Lol!
    Sorry to read about your friend. Please be careful and don’t overdo things!
    Love Myra xx

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  17. This is fabulous Ang! I love the patterns on this, it so reminds me of a Christmas sweater I had when I was young. Funny how we go full circle. I loved those designs when I was a kid, then I hit a certain age and I wouldn't be caught dead in a Christmas sweater. Now I've searched every store and I'm so disappointed I can't find a sweater with reindeer and Santa on it! haha!!

    Thanks for all your sweet comments on my blog, it was nice to see you 'out and about'. Hope your up days are outnumbering your down days! sending hugs :)

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  18. What an attractive card - perfect for winter and Christmas. I would love to have a sweater with that pattern. Red is one of my most favorite colors.
    Sandy xx

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  19. Hello Ang, what a great card, very Nordic and modern looking. You made me laugh about the Tax. Take care. Bx

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