Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Thank you for the tea

I love this bird-and-teacup stamp, which was a lovely freebie tucked in with my most recent order from Crafty Individuals, and today is the first time I've used it. I wanted to use it with this vintage teacup paper, which is from an old magazine freebie as I think the two look as if they were made for each other. I also cut the kettle-and-teacup strip from a piece of Dovecraft Curiosity corner paper and used washi tape, a tag and twine from the same range to complete the card.



I'm sharing this with
Make My Monday - Coffee or Tea
and
Shopping Our Stash - Oldest Washi Tape (actually it's also my newest washi tape - in fact it's my ONLY washi tape! I did buy another roll a few months ago, or so I though, but when I got it home and unwrapped it, it was ribbon!)

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous vintage style card. You're right, the image and the papers are perfect together. Lovely design. xx

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  2. Wow! Jane I adore this card, so vintage shabby chic. Caz

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  3. Ohhhh fabulous card! Love all the layers and that bird / teacup stamp! And of course the washi tape!! Thanks for joining the Shopping Our Stash crew for our "Oldest Washi Tape" challenge this week!

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  4. Great motif with the cooking and washi elements! Nicely done! Thanks for accepting the challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana, DT

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  5. Lovely card - such a pretty stamped image!! Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday!

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  6. This is a beautiful card Jane, the image and the gorgeous papers are perfect together! Love design with all the layers and distressing. Thanks for your lovely comment (he is such a hunk, isn't he!!!:)
    Chris
    x

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  7. Love this distressed, quirky card. Right up my alley to use up your stash too!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. The diecuts I roll off ahead are stored in cheap little dollar store photo albums. I have one for each colour of diecuts. I tend to use the same brand of cardstock over and over, so that is what I use when I roll them off. There are only 30 colours in that brand so it is not too hard to match up. I roll off about 10 colours of dies...but I am really low right now and need to go on a diecutting spree myself!

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