Monday 11 September 2017

New stamps...

Good evening friends and visitors! Seems like ages since I've posted on my blog...the last few were scheduled as I've been on holiday. We had a lovely peaceful week in Norfolk...just Hubby, our dog and me. So lucky with the weather, warm and dry, it's been really changeable since we got back home...Autumn is definitely on it's way! 
I chanced upon (Ok I looked it up before I went...) a fabulous little craft shop, Aldridge Crafts, with a great range of stamps I gave in to temptation and treated myself! After all it is important to support the (few) craft shops that remain, isn't it?
Today I've caught up with everything so had time for a little play, here's one of the cards I made using some of my new acquisitions, a set of Paper Artsy stamps. A bit outside my comfort zone this is a one layer design coloured with Zig Clean Colour pens. The border is stamped using a stamp that was a magazine freebie a few months ago also coloured with the Zig pens. The flower stems are part of the same set of border stamps. I forgot how long it takes me to make a CAS card!!!
Thank you for calling by, have a lovely evening.

Challenges entered:
heartfulstamping atg + a stamp
LIM #345 OLC colouring in
theartisticstamper take a little colour
naughtyornice #43 framed
theflowerchallenge....white, watercolour, sentiment


Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful vibrant blooms and a perfect sentiment to match. Gorgeous neat lines and a super CAS design. Thanks for joining us at Less is More this week.

Diana said...

I love it! Yeah autumn is already in the Netherlands.
Love your creation!

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Izzy Scrap said...

A beautiful new acquisition for a gorgeous card ! Love these flowers and even more the quote ! A beautiful colouring work and an awesome CAS take on our challenge. Thanks for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous creation Chris, a super one layer card and your mojo certainly hasn't suffered from the holiday, glad you had a lovely time. I will be scheduling from the 30th.

Kath x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Pretty card, glad you had a nice holiday x

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the gorgeous flowers and the quote!! What a fabulous card!! I'm glad you had a wonderful holiday!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful stamp Chris, and gorgeous quote.xx [aNNie]

Oh You Made Me Ink said...

What a pretty card! I love that sentiment!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Naughty or Nice Challenge! Cyndi, DT

Claudia said...

HI Chris, what a great CAS-Card. Love the colours you used and repeated in a floating in the border.
Hugs Claudia

Dotty Jo said...

Such a sweet CAS card! I love how you have framed the main images with an ombre frame! Thanks so much for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges, Jo x

Jenny L said...

Hi Chris,
sounds like you had a wonderful holiday.
Your card is brillantly created and those stamps are wonderful.
beautiful colouring in also.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Nonni said...

Oh how I love you design! That border looks amazing and adds so much interest to a one layer card. Great coloring and wonderful sentiment too. Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

Julie B said...

Love that sentiment, great OLC. :)

Chrissy said...

Beautiful CAS card the sentiment and the flowers..perfect.


Karen Dunbrook said...

sweet card...great cas, love the sentiment!
Thanks so much for playing along with The Flower Challenge!