Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Are you all singing! (xmas5)

Thank you all for your wonderful encouragement, you are such special pals. I thought it may be time for a sing-a-long, lol. 
Well this stamp is even older. It is a wood mounted Penny Black and I have again paired it up with a great LoTV sentiment. I am really enjoying my play with my older stash. As this stamp is quite intricate I did use some of my old Marvy pens alongside my pencils. 
Now a Question - has anybody else got Christmas brads in their cupboard? I have used one!!! to attach my ribbon. 
Today I spent some time clearing weeds from the garden, they do like this "bit" of rain. Also moved some plants, while I can recognise them to make way for our next delivery of building materials. After a bit of a break we will soon be starting on the next floor. Do hope we have the roof on before the end of the year. Anyway hugs to all. xx Flora
Image - Penny Black Forest Friends' Xmas Tree  855J coloured with 
polychromos pencils and Marvy & Sakura pens also
a LoTV sentiment,
Paper  and card - card blank is a 7x5 card, 
red card from the Papermill,
backing  from an old Papermania Colossal Pack,
 Dies used :- Lifestyle Nesting Lace Squares and
ribbon from my must use stash. 

31 comments:

  1. Lovely card Flora great image and layout
    jacqui x

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  2. Lovely card Flora sweet image and great baking paper

    Anne

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  3. Lovely card Flora,great image & love the sentiment stamp
    hugs Jo x

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  4. Love your card Flora, that image is gorgeous and you have coloured it beautifully. Wish I could colour in as well as you have. Hope you get the roof on before the end of the year.

    Wilma x x x

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  5. Sorry forgot to say yes, I have Christmas brads in the shape of Christmas trees and in red and green. I have had them for a few years.

    Wilma x x

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  6. Oh my gorgeous card!! i do love the ribbons!

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  7. OMG! You have Christmas Brads! I haven't got any! I shall book myself into therapy straight away Lol!

    Love the card you are on a roll now Flora! Great card
    keep going you are doing so well


    You obviously have things to contend with I admire you immensely.
    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx



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  8. Great card Flora, love the image and you've coloured it beautifully. Great layout too, hugs Kate x

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  9. This is lovely Flora and I have two christmas brads!! LOL that I have had for years hopefully I will remember to use them on something this year huggles hun Sue xxx

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  10. Gorgeous,love the image and what fab colours.xxx

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  11. This is gorgeous Flora. I love the cute image and the way you have added the ribbon looks fabulous.
    Sue xx

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  12. gorgeous card Flora, love that image and layout.
    Yes I have containers full of brads, with Christmas ones..
    pam

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  13. Hi Flora! What lovely Christmas cards you've been making - and with ribbon too! I love ribbon on cards of course.

    And yup, I do have some Christmas brads as well - thanks for the reminder!

    Thank you for calling by - do come and play with us in the Snippets Playground soon!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  14. Hi Flora
    Well, until now, the only Brad I had any interest in has the surname Pitt lol!
    Fab card and colouring. Will have to keep an eye out for these Christmas brads.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  15. This is fabulous Flora, I love your Penny Black image and your pretty die cut frame. I have loads of Christmas brads and always forget to use them.
    It has been rather cloudy here today so I took the opportunity to have a clear out in my Green House, everything had become rather overgrown.
    Take care.
    Pauline
    x

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  16. I must say, you've got quite a collection of sweet Christmas stamps! This is such a cute Christmas make!

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  17. A lovely card Flora, it's good to get out the old stamps and equipment sometimes :o)
    Jackie xx

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  18. Flora another cute image Christmas card. Love how you have put it together.

    Hazel xxx

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  19. Another great card Flora. Well done for giving your 'older' stamps an outing. This one is brill and coloured beautifully.
    Beryl xx

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  20. You are certainly on a roll with seasonal cards. Love this image - great colouring too.

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  21. Fabulous card Flora, I love the PB images! Thanks for visiting my blog, I really appreciate it! Susan x

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  22. Hi Flora,
    sorry I wasn't about yesterday to see this posted.
    superb card, and such a fabulous stamp again. Love the design and that paper, you have used.
    Yes I have a big box of Christmas brads, and thank you you have just reminded me of them.
    Good luck with renovations.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  23. Hi Flora a cute image and super card for Christmas. I do have Christmas brads favouring snowflakes over everything else.
    Have fun with your crafting, hugs Erika.

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  24. This is beautiful Flora, Love the cute image..and your Christmas brad :) I am sure I have some left from last year..or is the year before...or before....lol oh I so hate Christmas card making!!!
    Funny when I love Christmas so much :) its my favourite time of the year with all the family.
    Huge Hugs Mau xx

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  25. Gorgeous Flora. Love that image. I have to admit that I probably have Christmas brads. I have lots of brads and haven't used any kind of brad for ages!

    Kat xx

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  26. so gorgeous flora.really fab design and i love the image :D

    xx coops xx

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  27. Another stunner Flora! And yes I have to hold my hands up, I've got Xmas brads as well as Xmas eyelets - must try to use them up Karen x

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  28. Hi Flora, I've just spent a while checking out your posts, I've missed a few! I have seen some Lovely cards and a trip to Glastonbury, glad to see you are having fun! Thank you for visiting me also, Gay x

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  29. Hi Flora, Love this card such a cute image...Love the die-cuts... Great colours & Fabulous design... Hugs May x x x

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  30. Hi Flora, great card (love that background)1 Hugs, Jenny x

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  31. Such a lovely bright and cheerful Christmas card, Flora. Love your image and layout x

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Thank you very much for taking the time to comment. I enjoy reading them and knowing that I have company. Crafty hugs. xx Flora