Sunday, 12 May 2013
vegetable patch , lili of the valley vintage boy
I went to Happy Stampers in Port Sunlight , Wirral , yesterday , I'm really lucky to have a great stamping fair nearby (about 8 miles away) that's on twice a year. I bought lots as usual but defiantly bagged some bargains. There was another craft sale on over the road with free entry, we popped over there and got some excellent buys . I bought lots of packs of button embellishments (the carrots on my cards where from a pack) for 50p-99p , they are usually 2.99 in hobbycraft. I was showing Dawny P the carrots yesterday,she was working on the Lili of the valley stand, and I said they would be great with this gardening stamp, vegetable patch.
It was lovely to meet up with Beryl , from, Beryls Place , we chatted for about an hour then shopped, we had a real laugh about vinyl, she will know what I mean. Beryl gave me some fabulous stamped images that will no doubt pop up on this blog soon.
I love my crafting/card making hobby and the lovely crafting friends I've met through it.
I had fun making this card, I coloured with flexmarkers and inked with chestnut chalk ink. The sentiment was from a bargain sticker set for 50p along with the carrots , mentioned previously . The wheel barrow and ivy are Marianne design diecuts, I diecut bazil colour core paper , embossed it then sanded . The various layers add detail and texture as does the flower soft in sand on the soil. The paper is from first editions , family ties only £3 a pack at the show.
stamping sensations : May challenge, embossing and texture
fussy and fancy :anything goes
crafty catz : anything goes
dream valley : no squares allowed
well there's no gardening going on around here , only crafting, it's rained nearly all day , and it's cold. Could this be yet another rubbish British Summer!
happy crafting. janex