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Saturday, 7 January 2017

My Friend, Enjoy Life Sip by Sip


Yes I know there is no 'My' yet!!!. I forgot to do it before I took the photo so
you will just have to believe me. I added it after which of course balanced the words
up. Love this stamp. I have only one other and thats a Stamping Bella with two girls
with the coffee mug and felt I needed some cups on their own.
Saw this stamp and fell in love with it so I ordered and I did that old trick of not checking size again, oops. Its a very large stamp so it fills the card. I was a bit surprised when it arrived but once coloured I was wrapped. Its perfect. I copic coloured. Added a bit of gold pen finish over the black ink.


Then added some paper piercing for the table cloth, stamped the sentiment and added
the die cut 'friend' word that I layered just once. I love how it looks. Brand new stamp
used for the first time. Its from  Catherine Scanlon Designs and called Stacked.

Challenges:

A new stamp for todays challenge




The stamp was fresh out of the packet and used new today



Brand new out of the packet stamp




New Stamp




New Stamp



Thank you so much for coming to visit and I hope you come again soon.












21 comments:

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant friendship card Aileen love the gorgeous colours you have used for the cups, super, super make
hugs
lorraine x

Viv said...

It's fabulous Aileen, just love those pretty patterned cups!so beautifully coloured of course too ;) hugs Viv xx

Florence said...

Happy New Year! Wishing you and your family all the best for 2017. Wonderful card. Love those tea cups.
Hugs Flo x

Viv's Visuals said...

Great job here Aileen!

Bobby said...

Those are lovely cups that you colored beautifully, Aileen. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Just Us Girls.

Kim Heggins said...

Lovely card...just love your wonderful collection of stacked tea cups, just amazing. Love all those beautiful and amazing colors.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love your coloring! Thanks for joining in at JUGS!

Emma Williams said...

Such a pretty card and I love those stacked tea cups, they look fabulous! Thank you so much for playing along and for sharing your project with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

Maria A. said...

Aileen, I adore those cups staked like that, such bright, pretty colors, very Spring like.
Fabulous coloring as always my friend and the detail of the "table cloth" is perfect, love Gingham paper.
Beautifully done.
XO
Maria.

JanR said...

Fab card! I really like the sentiment (even without the "my"). Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Darnell said...

You are such a pro at coloring, Aileen! This is a brilliant card designed, finished off with perfect paper piecing, friend!! :) Hugs, Darnell

Lynne in NI said...

Oh I'm lovin your fab new stamp Aileen! Love the colours too :)

Ruth said...

It's a beautiful card Aileen. I love that it does fill the whole card and when it's coloured in like you have done and added the gold touches, it's just perfect! A very Happy New Year to you my friend! xx

Joyce said...

I just love how bright and colorful this card is. What a fun stack of tea cups. Be careful--wouldn't want one to drop off and break.

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! This is just stunning!! Really love your coloring my friend! That sentiment just makes the whole thing pop even more!! Love love love it! :) Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Cute Card Thursday! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

cm said...

WOW! Your tower of teacups and saucers is definitely eye-catching. How much fun you must have had while colouring them...so pretty! Your sentiment, whether with or without the 'my', is charming, as is your gingham tablecloth! A perfect friend card in every way!
Hugs~c

Karren said...

Gorgeous image and so beautifully coloured, Aileen! Fabulous card!

Virginia Lu said...

Fabulous colors! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “New Something” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Mm funny re size of stamps and dies isn't it, same thing happened to me,,Aileen, except too small. Wonderful card!!
Thanks for sharing your inspiration,
Shaz in Oz.x

{Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

Bożena Adamusińska said...

They look like real British cup. Beautiful colours!
Hugs,
BozenA

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Enjoying my tea right now while I admire your wonderful card!