Monday, 28 December 2009

Not just for Christmas (I think)

I think I can get away with using this Magnolia stamp all year round - well Christmas has been and gone (I must have blinked!!) and holly is evergreen so I guess I can use this stamp not only for Christmas.

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I have used some beautiful Melissa Frances papers that I got from The Hobby House and some Colour Core card stock which I have distressed with a bit of sandpaper and a distressing tool.  I have coloured the image with distress inks and Twinkling H2O's and added Stickles and Liquid Pearls so lots of shimmer  (talking of distress inks - have you seen the NEW colours that are coming out soon - OMW I so need these!!  The sage is so yummy, so are the two new pinks mmmmm I am drooling here lol).

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A bit of stitching and lots of roses from Wild Orchid Crafts (spritzed with Hydrangea Glimmer Mist) and job done.

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Now I must head back to the grindstone - I have been beavering away on samples using new stamps for the CHA, got two more to do then I can parcel the cards up and get them in the mail.  Then I have another two lots of samples to make for yet another two new releases.  Best get me skates on lol.

Thanks for stopping by,

63 comments:

  1. Just lovely Bev cute image and love the papers and flowers youve used.
    Myrax

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  2. ohhh yes, again in my favorite colors, what a warm, lovely card, and indeed ,you can use this stamp ,the whole year, xxxx

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  3. You need more hours in the day Bev. Hope you had a fabulous Christmas. I agree these stamps can be used all year round. Love what you have done. the colours are gorgoeus. Have a super day.

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  4. hi bev like the card you have done is the girl sat on the stool card, is the image that jill is getting for us. hope you had a nice time not at work is nice, but i suppose you had lots of crafting. card has arived safly, am going to frame it and put it on the hall wall, love from bluebell x.

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  5. This is gorgeous Bev, love those colours and all your details. More distress ink colours!?!?! I haven't got all the existing ones yet, my poor purse LOL! hugs, Jane xx

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  6. Beautiful card, so love the papers and image is so cute! Hope you had fab Christmas! Hugs,Moni

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  7. Как мне правятся ваши открытки в нежных тонах!

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  8. Well Bev, this is just soooo pretty!! Great blues going on there and I just love the way you framed the oval with the gorgeous flowers. I think she will do just fine all year long!
    P.S. I need to check out the new colors, I didn't know they were coming out.
    Hugs, Dena

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  9. Hope you had a great Xmas Bev!!! Love the card the colours are devine xx definitely one to keep out xx

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  10. Hi Bev

    this is gorgeous, all those Blues, I may have to check those papers out! beautiful Tilda. Hope you manage to get the rest of your samples done.

    Joey.x

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  11. What a pretty card, love all the details. And the colours are stunning!

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  12. Realy beatiful. Love the colours.

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  13. Pretty card, love all those roses and sweet image!

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  14. A really beautiful card! Love images that can be used all year round. So sad to hide away all pretty christmas stamps. Hugs

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  15. Bev, gorgeous, as always! And I'd use it all year round too! You are such an expert at embellishing!

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  16. You did a wonderful jog making this card. Wonderful flowers and DP. Your colouring is fabulous. Hugs Marja

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  17. Wow! This is gorgeous, Bev!
    I love this pretty image, the beautiful papers and flowers.

    Hugs,
    Marina

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  18. Such a beautiful card and definitly perfect for any time of year.
    Jo xx

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  19. dear bev,
    again such a lovely card, I wish you a happy Nw Year
    hugs Lia

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  20. Bev this is beautiful, the colours are gorgeous, just so lovely. hugs Jo x

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  21. Gorgeous work again, Bev. Love the colour.

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  22. Gorgeous hun i especially love the papers they go so well with the image, beautifully coloured, big hugs Pops x x x

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  23. Just lovely Bev, beautiful colours.

    xxx

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  24. this is so sweet! Love the colors and sweet details ♥

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  25. Gorgeous card Bev, I love how the flowers look. Definitely a very cute Magnolia stamp.
    Hugs
    Hazel

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  26. So beautiful card Bev,i love your image and colours.
    So gorgeous papers and flowers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  27. Hi Bev,
    I love the colours on this card. the flowers and the image are beautiful.
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

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  28. Bev this card is absolutely gorgeous! Love the blues and Miss Tilda is so adorable!
    Hugs,Connie

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  29. This card needs one word "beautiful".
    I like the colors but I use blue not so much.
    But when i look at your cards it's often blue.I am going to do with it also.hahaha

    Hugs Esther

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  30. WOW,I LOVE THIS CARD- EVERYTHING ABOUT IT.

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  31. Another gorgeous card Bev. Love the colours you have used on your card, and that magnolia image is so nice. Thanks for replying to my email query yesterday Yola x

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  32. Hi Sweetie I so agree with you she is not just for Christmas, I love the colour scheme no one does blues like you sweetie
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  33. Yep, you can certainly get away with using this Maggie all year, especially when all of your work is so incredible!! Love the colours and those beautiful roses!!
    Take Care,
    Stephanne

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  34. Really pretty. Suck a lovely "soft" look. Love it to bits!
    xMarie

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  35. Fabulous card Bev. Love the cool colours and of course the fabulous image.
    Sounds like you're gonna be busy but then what's new?
    Happy New Year,
    Pat x

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  36. Hi Bev,
    So sweet again,I think its very pretty
    Hugs Heidy

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  37. Wow beautiful Bev - this is a totally gorgeous Magnolia image and the coloru scheme is really lush :-)
    Pauline x

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  38. Your card is so beautiful :)
    The paper and flowers are fabulous.
    Still wish you a Merry Christmas.
    Hugs from Inger Marie

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  39. ohhh wow Bev, you're right, she's not just for Christmas, this is absolutely breath taking!
    Big Hugs
    Lynda

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  40. Hi Bev!

    beautiful card! Really love your cards! Nice soft colors!

    Hugs corrie

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  41. Another stunning card,I love the flowers you use,just lovely.x

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  42. very very very beautiful card,i LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE it
    warm hugs
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    may i ask how you do that with your name?

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  43. This is such a beautiful card, them papers are lush! I too love this stamp, there are a few from the christmas collection I think can be used year round! I love the shade of blue cardstock used too :) xxx

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  44. So beautiful Bev, I agree you could use her all year round. Can't wait for the new ink colours......stampede coming up I think!
    Barbara
    xx

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  45. Bev, I was very busy, so i was not blogging. But your cards from the last weeks are gorgeous and very beautiful.
    I wish you and your family a good and healty 2010.
    See you on the blog in the new year
    Hugs Paula.

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  46. Beautiful card Bev, everything is just perfect, love it
    hugs Mandy xx

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  47. Aw, Bev, she's gorgeous and I love those papers- very shabby chic!- and how you've treated your flowers. I wish mine would look like that :)

    Hope you were well and had a lovely Christmas.

    Alice (beemer)

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  48. Very stunning. I think a lot of this year's magnolias can be used all year and I love them for their versitility.

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  49. Hi Bev, I think this is one of the most beautiful cards I have yet seen! Just love everything about it.
    Hugs Marisa xx

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  50. Bev, she's beautiful! And you are so right this Tilda can be used all year long! GORGEOUS work hun!!! I just adore it!
    Hugs~ Kim

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  51. Oh hon this is just beautiful!!!! I so love the papers you have used and Tilda Oh I just ordered her the other day, I thought she would be great for any occasion also.
    Gorgeous flowers too hon. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas dear. Hugs

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  52. Ohhh how lovely yes you could use it any time of the year .
    Margaret xx

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  53. Oh Bev, what a beautiful card, I love the way youve machined around the edge it really is gorgeous, and the colouring and roses are stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxx

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  54. What a pretty card, love all the details. And the colours are stunning!
    Hugs Trudy

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  55. beautiful card!!!!great colors

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  56. Lovely card i like the colors i like the paper and the stamp is great
    GR Tineke

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  57. stunning card Bev, love the image
    x

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  58. She's gorgeous Bev! Definitely not just a Christmas image!

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  59. Oh Bev she is just fabulous!!!! She is way too cute and so useable any time. The colors you used are some of my favorites.
    Hugs
    Lana

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Bev x

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