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Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Quintiles for March

Well - so much for my idea of blogging more regularly!  I see it is a week ago I last posted something but I really will try harder.  It is geting towards time to post off my Quintiles for this month's swap at Chocolate Baroque and the theme this time is 'spring' - I do wish someone would tell the weather that it should be warmer though as it still feels very much like the depths of winter with the biting cold winds.

I decided to use one of the CB Build a Tree stamps and added pink blossom with a couple of the smaller stamps in the set.  The background was done with distress inks and I've added a word from another set of CB stamps called Flora Bella, set into a bookplate from a Tim Holtz Sizzix  tag die. I'm off now to produce something for the second piece of work so watch this space.


8 comments:

  1. Good Morning Val, Love this card, great stamping and background. It was perishingly cold yesterday, I went to Street with my eldest but didn't stay very long. Do stay warm and safe. xx Flora

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  2. Great stamping here Val. Now all we need is the real thing!! Hugs, Jenny x

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  3. Love the way you outlined the bookplate with the same colour as those blossoms & it’s extra effective with the brads. Your matting colour is especially effective with the colours used for the tree & the whole is a delightful little scene. Snow here the past few days. You’re doing better than I am with blogging – major downsizing of my craft stash taking place…………
    Paula (PEP)

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  4. Love Quintile Val..love the tree and your pink blossom it makes looks like spring has sprung...oh I wish!


    Anne

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  5. A beautiful Quintile Val, at the end of last week the blossom was beginning to appear on the trees. I don't know what the weather this week has done to it, I've been hibernating.

    Sue x

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  6. This is a lovely pretty quintile I love your pink blossom tree

    Jackie x

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  7. Great to be reminded that the blossom will soon be with us! Love the colours and stamps you have used. ikki x

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