Saturday, 28 April 2012

My New Stamps

My lovely friend Mynnette and I recently did a stamp swap - I ordered some stamps from the UK Stampin' Up catalogue and instead of keeping them for myself I re-packaged them and posted them off to Mynnette in the USA. She in turn ordered me some stamps from her catalogue and sent them over to me - and they've arrived!!
Now it would have been an insult to Mynnette if I hadn't immediately played with them and so I made a card.
I had the sketch in mind that's this week's Less is More challenge - however I think I've got my proportions wrong 'cos I didn't read the rules correctly. So even if I'm not entering the challenge I shall show you the card.

This set is called Fabulous Florets and I have stamped the stem in old Olive and the flower in Melon Mambo. The flower has been stamped separately, cut out and attached with 3D foam pads. There is a frame embossed around it although that's a little difficult to see in the photo.
I also took the time to decorate the inside too - take a look

I shall have to do another card for Less is More hee hee - see you soon - Jacqueline xx


  1. Gorgeous stamps! Hope these come over to us in the UK!

  2. Okay, dear, this is GORGEOUS!!! The bright colors of the flower and stem on the white are absolutely phenomenal! I haven't received my package yet, but I know things are a bit crazy this side because our postal service is in a bind financially. Will let you know ASAP when I get them! :)

  3. Just gorgeous. This looks a super set and what a fab idea to do a swap. x

  4. Wow! Jacqueline this is gorgeous - and you always have the best ideas! Vicky x