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Monday, 25 July 2011

New Stamp

I went to the Craft Barn yesterday, had fun at a Jenny Mayes class.  While I was in the shop I had to buy this HUGE Impression Obsession background stamp, I've made a couple of quick cards with it already, isn't it brilliant!  This is a fairly simple card, the sentiment is from a Jenny Mayes Scene-It set and the main image is Stampin' Up, coloured with Copics.  The embossing folder is Tim Holtz and ribbon from stash.  I used a technique I'd forgotten all about for the sentiment:  I cut two sides with the Nestie then moved it along and cut again to cut a long thin shape.
My card is for the following challenges:
Simon Says - use newspaper
Creative Stamp Friends - monochrome
The Crafty Pad - embossing
Paper Sundaes - beachy or summer
Craft Your Days Away - summertime
Fairy Fun Fridays - on holiday
Mami Doodles - at the beach
Off the Wall Craftiness - beachy
CASE Study - backgrounds

18 comments:

  1. oh just love this hun,that image is,great and that background is just brilliant hugs cheryl xx

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  2. Hi Anne, just love that background, it's great. A lovely card. Hugs x ChrisB

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  3. Fabulous Anne. Hope you had a lovely holiday.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  4. Wonderful card!!! Thanks for playing at OTWC!!!

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  5. Wow gorgeous card! Love the dark rich color combo and the awesome background DP!

    Thanks for joining us at "Fairy Fun Fridays" for our 'On Holiday' challenge! Good luck! :D

    Hugz,
    xx Tracey xx

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  6. I thought I recognized that stamp as a SU one!That background stamp is perfect too! very nicely pulled together !Thanks so much for being on holidays with us at FFF this fortnight!

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  7. Woof quite a wonderful map simply wonderfully.


    Thank you for your participation with creative stamp friends.
    GLG Nicole

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  8. oh anne this is just gorgeous ~love your new background stamp ~the card looks lovely in the neutral tones!
    thanks for joinig us on CREATIVE STAMP FRIENDS!!
    vanessa xx

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  9. Anne, this is a beautiful card - and I LOVE the background stamp!

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  10. A gorgeous card Anne, I love the texture in the embossing teamed up beautifully with the print background!
    Thanks for sharing at CASE study this week! :)

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  11. Beautiful card, I haven't seen this stamp for some time, so glad you used it, it's lovely, thanks for joining us at Prairie Fairy Fridays!

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  12. Such a lovely card! Thanks for the tip too!
    Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Embossing Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  13. This is lovely Anne,I love the image and sentiment and that background stamp is really versatile I'm sure you'll use it loads.
    xx Vee

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  14. What a lovely image, colored so beautifully! Love the texture and print backgrounds...they highlight your image wonderfully! Thanks for playing along with us at CASE Study!

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  15. So pretty! Love the background print and the embossing is great too!
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

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  16. This is just delicious! I love the background and the image is so peaceful too! Thank you for sharing and playing with us at The Crafty Pad!

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  17. Really lovely card, love that image and the colours are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at CYDA this time.
    Donna x

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  18. Beautiful card, lovely image! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

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