Saturday, 14 July 2018

Back To Samples. . . . . . . . .


Good morning all. Hope you are all well and still enjoying the clement weather.

I love the heat but not at night when you I'm trying to sleep. There was a moment yesterday when the sky turned black so I had to leg it outside to get the washing in but there were about 3 drops and that was it.

At the risk of turning into my parents, I will say that the garden needs it. Thank goodness we have in irrigation system so we don't have to stand for ages with a hosepipe. Its now primed with smart water in case there is a WART or TART raid. 

Now, thank you for your kind comments about Andy's clock but its back to John's last show samples and still running with the a stamp is not just for Christmas theme.
I managed to get a few samples done with Christmas stamps that were not Christmas cards.
When I saw the palm trees, I immediately thought "tropical beach".


Ingredients
White, black and orange card
JND While Shepherds Watched stamps
JND sentiment
Various distress inks


I created the Sunset scene with various distress inks and drew in the hammock and birds. I stamped the shepherd without his staff and and used the shack too.

Something else that's different to use your Christmas stamps for...............everyone loves a bit of value for money.

Off out with Davey, Nesta and another friend today for lunch in Birmingham (Yes Kate, I do have a voucher lol!!!).

Sadly, no Three Lions in the World Cup Final, which is a shame, as they did well until the last game. No doubt, Mr D will still want to watch the final so I will probably have a tinker in the craft room doing some more new samples for Mr L and The Girls lay on the floor chewing ribbon.
To be fair, they have been doing a splendid job protecting my radishes from any potential Forage And Radish Team (FART) attack.


Don't be fooled into think they are sleeping, They can spring into attack before you can say "Wiskas".

Have a great weekend.

TTFN
Ang x





17 comments:

  1. Morning Ang, what a brilliant tropical card and all using the Christmas stamps, I bet Mr L is very proud of this one, well done ingenious idea.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  2. Hello Ang, what a fabulous card, very inspiring to use stamps for other occasions than they were designed for. Love the pic of the girls guarding the plants. Have to laugh at the acronyms you are coming up with. Have a great day everyone. Bx

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  3. Wonderful card Ang, you are very clever.
    xxxx

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  4. Morning Ang,
    A gorgeous card.
    Lydia
    X

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  5. As ever a cheerful comment on o kick off the day! I wish it would rain too as I’m fed up with watering. Mind you pots need it anyway.
    I love this card. I’m hoping to try out my new goodies whilst watching tennis this weekend. Several birthday cards to do and loads of things I’ve prepared to mount.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  6. Hi Ang this is a stunning card I just love it. That is such a clever way to use the stamps. Well done you. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  7. Hi Mrs D, Great card and clever use of the stamps.We had overnight rain yesterday and the grass is already turning green again.Love the pic of the girls.Have a great day,stay well,Love Barbara D xxx

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  8. Great card Ang and thanks for making me laugh!
    I love your sense of humour! xxx

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  9. A very smart idea
    Like you’ Said we all like value for money

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  10. Brilliant card Ang. Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

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  11. Hello Ang,
    Clever use of the Christmas stamps and worth remembering.
    Had a fantastic day with Myra and hubby, of course I don't know how long it will take them to recover ha ha.
    I've been called an Old Fart many a time, but didn't realise the news had travelled so far south!
    Hope you enjoyed your lunch out today and didn't forget to take your voucher!
    love Maureen xx

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    1. I have no idea why I've come up as unknown but it's me!! Killen ha ha.
      xx

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  12. Well of course you do dear 😊 hope you enjoyed your lunch.
    Wonderful card, the colours are amazing, could be Christmas down under, mind you I do love the spruce trees in Bethlehem lol,Kate x x

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  13. I saw John's show on Hochanda and I had a good laugh over this card! I adore it! Beautiful and quirky at once.
    The girls must be chilling so they can catch any varmints (or ribbon) when needed.
    Have a lovely Sunday,
    Stephanie K

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  15. You sure can feel the heat from this card - I need some water!
    I have two cats - I must admit I do love cats!! I love your cat picture - I am particularly fond of black cats.
    I watched the World Cup Games. I am starting to find soccer very exciting!
    Sandy xx

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  16. Hi Ang

    Fantastic card and use of John's goodies, clever lady

    Rest assured hubby and I are not part of the FART Team as we don't like radishes!

    Take care....

    June x

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