Thursday, 5 July 2018

When is Christmas Not Christmas? . . . . . . .


Good morning everyone. Hope you are all hunkydory.

This is a quickie post today as I am scheduling and typing this at silly o'clock due to a dicky tum which I think is due to a dodgy KFC yesterday lunchtime. . . . . . .I now realise why they call it fast food lol!!!

Now, just when I was still in the throws of showing you the other samples I made for John, another show comes along so the virtual pile is ever growing.
Hope you managed to catch last night's shows. I'm going to catch up with the 8pm one this morning.
I set myself a challenge of creating non-Christmas cards out of the Christmas stamps so that you can get more bang for your buck so this is one that I came up with using the Snowflake set, which can just pass for a pretty pattern.
Needless to say, the new stamp sets and media plates are available on my website.


Ingredients
White, black and teal card
JND Media Dies (Rectangle)
JND Snowflake stamp set
JND Star Stream embossing folder
SB Labels 4 dies
JND Sentiment
Teal Zeal Memento Dew Drop (First and second generation stamping)
Teal bling


Well, better go feed the pussy cats and try to get some sleep.
Hope this gives you some idea of how to get more out of your stamps. Stay tuned for more ideas coming to a blog near you soon.

TTFN
Ang x

Ps........Here's a quick snap of the mutant tomato plant that is now standing at 6 feet tall.


There is also a grape vine next to it and some basil in the foreground so I expect the TART members will be trying to munch bruscettas whilst trying to make their own wine lol!!!






16 comments:

  1. Morning Ang, hope you are feeling a little bit better, nothing worse then a dickie tum especially in this heat.

    Am loving this sample, the stamp creation looks brilliant on here.

    I managed to catch some of John's first show last night but like you will be watching the 8pm one this morning on catch up.

    Take it easy, oh and the tom's look good.

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

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  2. Hello Ang, this card is really beautiful, and very inspiring to try make up non Christmas cards with your festive stash. Love the colours. And wow that tomato plant is amazing. Have a good day everyone. Bx

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  3. What a clever card. Hope it gets shown on a show. Trust you’re feeling a bit better this am. Tomatoes etc look good. I picked my first one and cucumber yesterday.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  4. Gorgeous card Ang, didn't catch the shows but recorded, xxx

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  5. Hi Ang this is a stunning card. I just love how you manage to make different things with the dies and stamps. I do hope you are starting to feel better. I watched John's shows yesterday on catch up. I am hoping to watch live today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  6. Gorgeous card Ang and good use of a Christmas stamp

    Wonderful array of plants Mrs D, love a bit of bruscetta with a cheeky red, even white lol

    Hope the tum is now behaving itself too!

    June x

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  7. Morning Ang,
    Hope you are feeling better this morning.
    Love the card.
    Lydia
    x

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  8. Lovely card Ang and clever use of the Christmas stamps. Thank you. Hope you feel better soon. Take carex

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  9. Hi Mrs D, Just love this idea,and it looks so good.Hope the tum has improved by now and you are feeling better.That tomato plant looks incredible bit jack and the beanstalkish !!!Have a good day and stay well Love Barbara D xx

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  10. Hello Ang,
    Clever you and what a good way to disguise Christmas stamps. As for your plants - if you'd like me to come and tread the grapes my feet are very clean, they were washed for Christmas lol. Do you actually have any tomatoes on that plant?
    How are our Wisties managing in this heat, I hope you are looking after them as we will be over your way shortly.
    Take care of you tum, it's the only one you've got.
    love Maureen xxx

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  11. Loving this stamp , i have an awful lot of catching up to do Ang really dont know where to start .
    Take care
    Elaine H X

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  12. Hello Ang,
    Another very clever card. Can Cards be clever? I doubt it but you know what I mean. You have made the snowflakes look like lace . Sorry about your tummy and the KFC!! It’s hayfever that’s causing bother here.
    That’s a big tomato plant! Which Christmas Maureen!! ?
    Love Myra xx

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  13. A great way of using the stamps, Ang. We had our first tomato yesterday but it was grown in the greenhouse.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  14. Absolutely beautiful Ang, love the design, and colours, so clever.
    Exhausted today! Kate xx

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  15. That is so clever Beautiful card Very stylish I am not enjoying this heat It creates havoc with my diabetes
    But your plants seem to be thriving on it I need som of their energy

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  16. Very sharp of you to use these lovely Christmas stamps for other fun projects. We should all try to use more of our stamps year round. I think your card is beautiful.
    The mutant tomatoes are growing quickly...England has good soil for gardening I assume seeing all the beautiful gradens. We have hard red clay here which is like planting in a brick walk (and bugs that eat what manages to grow). Can't wait to see these special tomatoes.
    Stephanie K
    SC/USA

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