Saturday, 2 June 2012

Sweet Stampin' - favourite stamp

Our challenge at Sweet Stampin' this week is to 'use your favourite stamp'... eek, impossible to choose!  We're sponsored by Letraset who have a set of pens for one lucky winner and Joanna Sheen is our monthly sponsor with a £10 voucher prize.

Well, I couldn't choose between all the 'cute' stamps, so I thought I'd use one of my most used silhouette stamps instead....



This is a Hero Arts stamp called 'blooming meadow', and I've used my favourite technique again - I can't remember which colours I used (apart from the purple, which is 'seedless preserves' from the Autumn limited edition distress inks), but I just inked up the stamp with the lightest colour, dabbed on the other colours randomly, then sprayed the stamp with water before stamping.

The papers are from Raspberry Rd, printed onto linen card from Papermill Direct, purple card is core'dinations.  The sentiment tag is stamped and cut out, but I'm not sure what the make is.  Whimsy corner dies and seam binding (dyed with 'seedless preserves' distress ink) are from The Stamp Basket, pearls and card candy from my stash.

I'm really sorry if I haven't managed to visit you for a couple of days, I've got a horrible rattly cough and sore throat and I'm just wiped out... it would've been nice if we could all be well for the Jubilee weekend, and I could really do with getting some crafting and commenting done.  Don't these yucky bugs know I don't have time to be ill?!

Hope you all have a lovely weekend :o)

44 comments:

emma mitchell said...

Oh wow love this beautiful colour combo , and your fab image on this gorgeous card. Hugs Emma xx

s4rah said...

Oh Lisa this is beautiful, I love your colour combo. Thanks for replying to my question, I am off to the Papermill Direct website now to treat myself :) Hope you feel better soon!

Denise and Louise said...

Stunning card Lisa - love the colours you have chosen.
Hope you feel better soon and are able to enjoy the Jubilee weekend.
Take care
Hugs
Denise xx

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Lisa, and I love your stamping technique - I'll have to give that a try. Love your colour combo too.

Sorry your are feeling poorly - I was the same last week, it rotten. Make sure you drink plenty and don't feel guilty for taking a bit of time out. xx

Janette said...

Beautiful card Lisa, i luv the colour combination, and your stamped flowers are lovely, the colours go so well. Janette xx

rosie said...

gorgeous card Lisa. love the colours. love the stamp too. fab layout. great little tag.
perfect x

Fleur said...

Wow this is just so pretty.
HUGZ Fleur xXx

M said...

This is a gorgeous technique, will have to give it a try! M x

Rose Petal said...

Hello Lisa. Oh wow, this is so striking. Love the stamp and the colours you have used are just perfect.
Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Love Sandra xxx

heidy said...

Oh wow what a beaty Lisa,love it!!
Sorry to hear your not feeling wellhun,I really hope you can enjoy your long weekend!
Sending big cyber hugs your way!!!
XXXX Heidy

Donna said...

Gorgeously pretty card Lisa, love these colours together and your fab design :) Donna ♥ x

Catherine said...

This is beautiful and I love the colours in the image...

Alyce said...

Oh wow Lisa! I absolutely love the tones of your stamped image...it looks so pretty! Beautiful colours and layout too :)

The Little Stamper said...

Your card is just stunning Lisa and I love that stamp.

Sorry to hear you aren't feeling to well - hope you will son be on the mend!

Sharon x

Claire said...

WOW this is absolutely gorgeous - love the stamp and those colours work so well together - stunning card. Hugs, Claire x

mixamatoasties said...

This is beautiful Lisa. I must admit I shy away from trying something like this but it's fab!

Hope you're feeling better hun.

Susan x

Debs M said...

fave stamp is a tough one! love the colours you used and your card is stunning, hope you feel better soon x

Olivia said...

Love the way this came out...great job. Hope you are feeling better soon.

Olivia
Ormcraftynights.blogspot.com

Abi said...

I think it's a stunner Lisa! Absolutely gorgeous colours & a lovely layout too! Hope you're feeling better soon & enjoy your weekend xx

Wendy said...

So beautiful Lisa, love the image and the colours are gorgeous.
Wendy xx

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Lisa...and I hope you feel better soon...we are a right pair...lol...:o)

have a lovely weekend sweetie...big hugs Vicky xx

Tracey T said...

This is absolutely stunning, Lisa. It's so stylish and elegant and the colours are beautiful. Hope you're feeling better. Hugs, xx

Christine L said...

Gorgeous card Lisa.... always love those Hero Arts flowers...

Hope you feel better soon!

Hugs
Christine x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous colour scheme Lisa! Love this.

Hope you feel better soon
xx

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

fabulous stamping Lisa K x

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Lisa. Love the effect you've achieved here. Must try this technique soon.

Hope you feel better soon.

Kat xx

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Lisa, love the image and fab colours. Hope you feel better soon hun.

Donna x

jo said...

Fab card, Lisa, love your colour combo. Hope you feel better real soon!
Hugs Jo x

Sarah said...

Hi Lisa, it's a beautiful card - love the colours and the stamp is perfect.

It's so elegant and the bow is gorgeous.

Sorry to hear you aren't feeling so good - I hope you feel better soon.

Sarah

Jenny said...

I love this stamp too, such wonderful colours and a fabulous bow too :0)
Jenny x

Jackie said...

Wonderful card and beautiful colours, love that stamp :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous card, beautiful colours.
luv
Debby

Anonymous said...

Hi Lisa, this is so beautiful, love the colours! Hope you feel better soon!
Helen x

coops said...

so stunning lisa.really beautiful stamp and i love your colours.
i hope you are feeling better soon hun.

xx coops xx

Kim said...

Love this, the colors are amazing!

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card Lisa. I love these colours sooo much!

You know we are never satisfied...I was showing my hubby your cards and how amazing your colouring is, and why oh why can't I get the hang of colouring with promarkers!!!
I have tried but the results are just awful!
Maybe I need you to give me some lessons :)

Hugs Elaine xx

Lyndsey Marie said...

fabulous card, love the image and the colours are just gorgeous. Love the papers and layout and fabby bow detail. Hope your feeling better soon.
Lyndsey xx

Flowergirl said...

This is gorgeous! Love the colours you've used on that stamp x
Wendy x

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous Lisa, I love how you stamped the flowers...beautiful colors!
blessings

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Lisa this is totally gorgeous I love that wonderful image also the colours and design, super card.
hugs
Lorraine x

MARY B said...

Fabulous card I can see why you love that stamp, Mary x

Natali said...

Beautiful card. This tehnique for me like high school.. I really love it but cannot do it myself... Gorgeous colours and bow.
Hugs
Natali

Aileen said...

So pretty. The flowers are very pretty and gorgeous colours. Hope you feel better soon. x

Victoria said...

Simply beautiful! I hope you are feeling a bit better by now.