Sunday, 11 January 2009

A tag (for a change...!!) and a couple of cards

Over at Tag, you're it! this week the theme is "Lets Go Stripey". So that's what I did! I loved this striped cardstock which is from the DCWV "Pets" stack and I'm starting to manage to get away from Christmas colours at last!! LOL! The stamp is one of my current favourites from Gallery Textiles and there's more of those to come in the coming weeks so watch out for them! The flower and leaves are punched from my new Woodware punches, and at nearly £10 each, you can bet your life I'm going to get my money's worth out of them!!! LOL!!

This card was a forum sketch challenge and the perfect opportunity for me to use one of my new Sugar Nellie stamps by Leanne Ellis. I love her stamps and used the "Wish" one on a number of my Christmas cards - but wouldn't you know, I didn't photograph any of them!!! That's what you get for being so last minute!! tut!

This card was a challenge I set myself - stamping directly to card and using no papers whatsoever. No matting and layering although I did cut out the heart from another stamped image, but it fitted with the text so it had to be done! Again I used one of Leanne Ellis's stamps along with a Papermania stamp, a bit of bling and some Twinkling H20's. It was trickier doing this than I expected, but as it's not bound for anywhere, I figured I got away with it! LOL!!
I hope everyone is having a great weekend and looking forward to the week ahead. Thanks for dropping by!


  1. Hiya Anne
    Oooh wow now this is my kinda card - it is stunning - love the swirl!
    AND your tag is beautiful too!
    Couldn't believe that yummy paper came from a pet stack and not a paw in site!!! LOL
    It's so great to see your tags again! Inspires me....

    Happy Sunday!!

  2. all these cards are fab!!
    i love your tag too great colours..
    thanks for visiting my blog!

    Emma xxx

  3. I really enjoyed looking at your latest creations Anne. They are all wonderful. I love the tag with those punched flowers and leaves, very stylish! That LE stamp with the hearts is one of my favourites and you have coloured it beautifully, making a very striking card. I have often thought of just stamping onto card to make a card, as you have done in the 3rd picture but always chicken out so I am very impressed with what you did here.

  4. I am chuckling at that sentiment! I love the embellishments too. I love, love, love your two cards. I adore these stamps. So tempted to buy more. Not until at least spring now though! He He Pascale :)

  5. beautiful card, luv the swirl n sentiment, sue.x

  6. The cards are adorable but Im a sucker for tags, I love it!!!

    I must check out the tag your it site.

  7. I am wondering to myself where my subscription to your blog went?? Ack! Well, now I'm here I've missed a lot I see. I love this one layer card, they are not easy to do but this is perfect!


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