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Saturday, 19 October 2013

Take One Woodware Christmas stamp......

Howdy Campers n Crafters!

Sheesh! Saturday has sneaked back around Muy Rapido this week lol!  
It is a glorious day here in Cheshire - Hope it is the same with you :-)

Today I am going to share some of those dreaded C word cards with you as there are only 10 Saturdays til it is upon us!  

Yesterday Mum and I took a trip to High Legh Garden centre for coffee and the craft shop. While we there Mum espied a card made using this stamp from Woodware

She isn't a stamper but is beginning to fancy a go. While unpacking our purchases I decided to have a practice with it.........and oops if I didn't get carried away!!

So here is my take on the one stamp challenge I gave myself last night :-)

These first two cards were coloured using the Gorjayous Wink of Stella pens - I really have fallen head over heals for their subtle glimmer factor!
To add more interest the card on the left is decoupaged - it's an ideal stamp for this as it's easy to see where needs cutting.

After this I decided to go for a slightly more glamour-unge style

This time I used Distress Inks and Distress stains to create the backgrounds (I particularly love the metallic stains for adding Christamssey shimmer :-) ) and chose to ink the stamp in parts rather than as a whole.

I hope you like my first Christmas offering - I am sure there will be more to follow - I guess it's inevitable with the silly season bearing down on us!! 

Have a good weekend and I will see you all soon

Crafty Cheers for now





  1. These are fabbie Rae, I am loving all the ' Carol ' themed stamps this year and will be making quite a few myself .... Would you mind if I used some of your ideas ??

  2. Not at all Doreen - sharing is what they are there for ;-) x

  3. Fabulous card, love the stamp.

    Crafty Bloggers Network DT

  4. Fab cards Rae. Love the vibrant one! Wink of Stella are wonderful aren't they. Happy Christmas (too early?????)

  5. Ha ha lol :-) i am in Love with them :-) xx

  6. That stamp is super and you have coloured it so beautifully - three stunnimg cards - love all of them.

  7. Very nice....and look at the variation you can get out of just one stamp....amazing. x

  8. Loved all of your cards Rae. May just need to purchase that stamp myself. Mary

  9. Its a great little stamp. Good value at around a fiver xx

  10. Oh lovely Rae ! They are gorgeous, well done :) x

  11. WOW Rae these are all stunning! Love them all.

    Linda xxx

  12. Rae these are all fabulous. Love those stamps.

    Hugs Erin x

  13. Wow! These are all stunning Xmas cards! The bottom 2 are my fave but I do love how you've coloured in the top 2! Never heard of the pens you've used. xxx

  14. Woodware are the unsung heros of the stamp world. thats my opinion anyway and so reasonably priced. Love the cards Rae.x

  15. Lovely cards Rae - I love this stamp but have far lol x

  16. These are gorgeous Rae. The bottom two should be my favourites as they are 'my' colours but I find that I absolutely love the top orange ones :-) xxx

  17. Wonderful Rae, love you colour themes.

  18. I agree Kay! Will your will power hold out Linda? aw sorry to confuse you Jane lol!! Thanks Naomi and everyone :-) Thought it was time to unveil Christmas! xx