Thursday, 17 March 2016

That 'Perfect' stamp again

Does anyone know if stamps wear out? I'm just wondering how long I have left for this sentiment stamp which is definitely the most used one I possess!

Another card for the stash box and one which I enjoyed colouring.

The bird image is from SU Moon Lake. Because we had a big garden with lots of trees in our old house we were blessed by visits from many blue tits - it has been something I missed since moving here - as we are so open there's not many trees near - hence no visits from these lovely little birds.
So I tried to capture the colours of those that used to visit us when colouring the stamp.

The houndstooth check DP was an old left over piece as was the scrap used for the scalloped frame - I think they were both from Basic Grey. I know I used the papers a lot as they were this lovely lime green with pinks and browns.
I added a sequin and a few teeny gems after stamping the sentiment.

Am still on tour so again hoping that Mr Blogger behaves himself and publishes!
Catch up with you all soon. x


  1. Well I have a take on that Viv, Stampendous P107 Agapanthus Cluster (how sad that the code is fixed firmly in my mind) is my all time favourite stamp and some years ago when they were discontinuing the wood mounted version I bought another one just in case the first wore out. But in my defenece it's been used in class numerous times so you never know what might have happened to it.

    Your card today is a lovely Spring creation and wold fit in at Allsorts a treat.

    Hope you are braced for this evening, I will probably watch from behind the sofa, unless of course I am banished to anther room if I get a tad over exuberant.

    B x

  2. Hi Viv . . . yay . . . Mr Blogger HAS behaved and published your lovely bird card.

    Yes, stamps do wear out . . . especially if they are the clear photopolymer type, so watch out. Red/Grey rubber lasts much longer - I've had some of mine for a couple of decades! But have had probs with the photopolymer either cracking or going all sticky and gungy and tearing when peeled off whatever it's stuck to.

    Hope you're enjoying this latest tour in the sun! xxx

  3. Hi Viv, love this image and the creation looks awesome... {aNNie}

  4. Hi Viv
    Fabulous case card... Love the image... and colours you have used....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  5. Love this card Viv - such a lovely image, beautiful colouring too! And that sentiment stamp is a keep for sure :)


    Di xx

  6. Beautiful and so lovely is the image.

  7. I think this looks absolutely beautiful, a clean design with something extra. This is a card to my taste!

  8. So stunning Viv.I love your bird stamp and fab design and touch of bling ;D

    xx coops xx

  9. Its a beautiful card Viv, the bird image is lovely and so is the words.
    Yvonne xx

  10. Really lovely card and a super image, great colours and colouring.

    Kath x

  11. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and

  12. I LOVE it and those little sparkles are so perfectly placed.


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