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Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Ally Pally and a little Visible Image......

Good Morning all :-)

Happy Tuesday!!! 

Apologies I have been away a little longer than planned - Last week proved a chaotic one to say the least. Lots of hospitals appts and errands, crafty days away, unplanned overnight in hospital.....and then the weekend arrived and I shuffled off to Ally Pally!!

What a fabulous weekend it was - a chance to catch up with old friends and make lots and lots of new ones!!

Among the lovely people I got to meet were Mark and Helen from Visible Image. An exciting stamp company from my Welsh homeland......Well I got a little bit carried away......


...I love the simplicity of these stamps......makes them UBER versatile :-)

So I grabbed a spare 15 mins this evening and had a quick play....


The background above was created with a simple watercolour wash (another fab new portable paint set I purchased around the corner from my hotel in London!) and I adore this sentiment - it's going to get a lot of use I think!! Below the butterflies have been embossed and water-coloured ....


What I learned doing these quick cards was that not thinking (well not over thinking!!!) really does free your creativity

I will be making up for last weeks absence with several posts from my AP stash this week and a couple of extras thrown in......

Thanks for stopping by -I hope you like today's offering! 

Crafty cheers for now

Love

Rae

xxx



14 comments:

  1. Morning Rae, these are fabulous, love the designs on both of them. It sounds like you have had a ball in London. I look forward to seeing more of your creations this week.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Hi Rae what a week you had, glad you`ve now got some time to craft, gorgeous creations they look amazing xxx

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  3. fabulous stash Rae - and a wonderful card - so glad you enjoyed it and had fun! Hugs rachel xx

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  4. These are 2 fabulous cards Rae! Looks like you've fallen in love with VI just like I did, hehe!! I've got the butterfly stamps a few week ago and haven't used them yet but I have had an idea in mind. Happy to see you back in the land of craft and can't wait to see what you do next, xxx

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  5. Oh these are both beautiful Hun, I love VI stamps too, great quality and what lovely people Mark and Helen are. Loving the summery colours you've used, their butterflies are one of my favourites xx Zoe xx

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  6. You were quick I am still ploughing through the washing.....Both stunning stamps I love both of these cards Rae must get butt into gear and have a play. x The stamps are fab to use and I LOVE your water colour wash background with what looks to me like the FOLLYFOOT Tree now who is old enough to remember that?

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  7. Fantastic card Rae, the colour wash is gorgeous !! x

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  8. totally awesome projects you have made using your new stamps and paints


    Hugs Kerrie x

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  9. Great cards. Not overthinking is my new mantra x

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  10. Ooo your new stash is fab.. As are your cards.. I especially like the tree... Fabulous, Px

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  11. Both are beautiful, I especially love the tree stamp and how you've done the background , very effective xx

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  12. lovely creations Rae. and i bought 3 sets of stamps from them too as Massimo really liked them. now i have something to use for boy cards xx

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