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Thursday, 15 December 2011

A red bow and a stamp three ways.



Not a very inspiring title but it fits what I have been making.
This tag,  I think is one  the last Christmas items  I will be making this year.
The background is shaded with tumbled glass distress inks, stamped with a  few snowflakes,   before running through the crimper.  Words are from a Hero Arts set and the deer by Stamper Anonymous.
Challenge
The Seasonal theme this week at Make My Monday is  to add a ' Red Bow'.




My next bow is on a Birthday card for a friend.
 I was wondering what to make when I saw   the new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers is 'Use it Three Times, to show how versatile a stamp can be.
The rose stamp, is old, well loved and used.
Here are my three ways-
Base layer, random stamping using Adirondak Expresso
Next layer, a resist technique, dusting with  Heirloom Gold Perfect Pearls after stamping from a clear embossing pad.
Topper, heat embossed  with Lava Black embossing powder. Then coloured with watercolour paints.

Again, it was hard to get good photos and I wished I hadn't added a layer of miri to the card. The shadows make it look as if it wasn't layered properly [it is in real life].

Thankyou for stopping by to take a look, I realy appreciate you calling.

21 comments:

  1. Lovely card and tag. Like how you have used the rose 3 times! Hugs,
    Valerie

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  2. Two wonderful creations, love your bows.

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  3. What gorgeous creations! LOVE that tag--wonderful use of red ribbon!!! And the crimping is an amazing idea! :) Thanks for joining us again at MMM! :)

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  4. Thanks for your continued support at MMM. Your tag is fabulous, love everything about it.
    I also love your card for the stamp 3 ways challenge. Sending hugs. Caz

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  5. Hi Yvonne. Two beautiful projects.
    Regards Florence x

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  6. Pretty tag, and love the stamp 3 ways card! Great to see how versatile one stamp can be!!
    Pam

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  7. Two fabulouse projects Yvonne :)
    Von x

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  8. Lovely creations. I'm so impressed with the different looks you've created with the one stamp in the second card. It's a great way of showing the stamps versatility.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafy Cardmakers.

    Feebsy
    xx

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  9. Lovely tag Yvonne, I like the crimped effect. I bet you're glad now all your Christmas creations are complete.

    The birthday card is beautiful, I love how you used the same stamp 3 ways x

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  10. I love this tag withs red ribbon and the card is very pretty too. thanks for joining in at MMM

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  11. lovely card and tag Yvonne
    hugs

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  12. This is just gorgeous Yvonne, so glad to be catching up with you and I hope to be popping back for a couple of weeks before term starts again.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxoxox

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  13. Love your Tag Yvonne. Great choice of colour with the red bow.
    Fabulous card, love the three different layers.
    Avril x

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  14. Love the tag and a very pretty card as well.

    Thanks so much for entering your tag in the MMM challenge this week.
    Hugs
    Valxx

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  15. Lovely card and tag Yvonne, enjoy the weekend, Annette x

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  16. Two beautiful creations - thanks for entering your tag into our challenge at Make My Monday - Jacqueline xx

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  17. Love your Christmas tag and the background looks wonderful crimped! Your friend will love her elegant birthday card! Have a lovely weekend!

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  18. That is a lovely tag with beautiful soft colors, and the card is wonderful too!

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  19. Thank you for joinig in at MMM with your lovely tag .. I like the B/D card too :)

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  20. Two fabulous project, great to see how you used your stamp 3 times on the birthday card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers challenge.
    Jenni x

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  21. A gorgeous tag Yvonne and so love that reindeer.
    Beautiful card too with lovely vintage tones.
    Thanks for playing along at MMM this week and lovely to see you.
    Fliss xx

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