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20 November 2008

Magenta Holly Tag!!!

I decided to have one last session with this stamp before I consign it to the 'stamps to rehome' box.
I've had it for a few years but haven't used it quite as much as I should have.
Here I have stamped it twice in black Ancient Page onto water colour paper and used pencils and low odour thinners with a blending stump for the colouring.
After colouring I layered one tag onto gold card and threaded it with gold thread to hang from the top of the card. The other I attached as a border.

I'm off for three days now to gather my strength ready for our Open Evening at the shop on Tuesday. It will be a combination of our first birthday celebrations and the start of our winter sale. If everyone comes who has said they will it is going to be quite a busy day.

Need to do a bit of catching up now as I fell asleep on the sofa after tea and I have a couple of jobs I promised myself I would get done tonight.

Bye for now
Sheila-x-

6 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful tag, Sheila!

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  2. I love that stamp Sheila, a beautiful card.
    See you Tuesday
    Christine x

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  3. Beautiful card, love the use of non-traditional colors :)

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  4. Interesting layout and great job coloring your images too!

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  5. Just beautiful, love the way you made the holly sprig pop with the gentle shading in the background.

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  6. Beautiful card, Im normally a non trad colour kinda gal but I love this xx

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