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Monday, 11 July 2011

DT Pieces for Stamp Addicts

Hi again ... here I am doing something I have NEVER done before!!! Never, ever... and what is that??? I am making Christmas cards!!!!!!! OUCH!!! In the post last weekend, came some pretty ickle new stamps from Stamp Addicts, and yes, they are for Christmas... So I have been making some cards as samples for the next show... That will be July 25th at 4pm.

 They have designed some new roundels and I used these to create baubles... the background is silver card, but it looks grey here. There are a lot of these ickle penguins, and I printed one inside an empty roundel, as well as doing the same thing with the star in another...

This one is made of several images, collaged on the scene. I created the background using two of the texture stamps - large and small dots...They are VERY useful... I stamped them in white acrylic paint and dried them, then smooched the whole thing in distress inks - when don't I??!! I tried for some fun pictures in this set of cards, and this is one of them - I just wonder where that ickle skiing guy is going to land!!???

So that's it for now... had some fun doing these and I have some more to show you later in the week... The stamps will not be available until the show later in the month... Off to get inky now, and finish my "Project Tim Holtz" for TIO on Wednesday and Stampman on Friday... it's a biggy again, with a tag attached... Hope you will come back soon to see the next installment and please leave a comment, as I love to know what you are thinking...
Love and light
Frankie
xx

4 comments:

Sam said...

May I be the first to congratulate you on treading in unknown waters!!!! From someone who never buys cards it is easy once you have got over the first few!!! Those stamps are pretty "cool" too!

Beryl K said...

There's always a first time for something Frankie lol. Love these two cards
Beryl x

Esther said...

Lovely cards Frankie - I too am trying to get to grips with Christmas in July and Mr MOJO is not co-operating !! Esther xx

Claireliz said...

Congrats on the Christmas cards (especially in July lol), they are lovely.
C
xx