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Sunday, 7 March 2010

More notecards.

Yesterday i was toying with the idea of nipping to Hobbycraft (just to have a look you understand),but I managed to resist and decided to go to Abakhan instead. It's only a short walk fom home and far less dangerous as they don't have much card stash, mainly ribbon and a few embellies etc. So there i was mooching around with a couple of spools of ribbon in my hand and i spotted a few clear stamp sets plonked in a pile on a shelf in true Abakhan style. They weren't much cop except for three Kanban sets.Up to now i've always associated Kanban with "topper" style kits on shopping channels. I bought this one and another one which i'll show you another time. I made another quickie notelet set but my big mistake was to stamp my tree in olive green.I have absolutely NO paper or card in olive green so i spent ages trawling through my stash and ended up with dark red.Next time i think i'll do the trees in grey to give me more scope.Ichalked the edges of the images,2 in green and the other 2 in dark red.Now.....,i wonder how long i'll be able to resist that third set of stamps........Hmmmm.....

4 comments:

  1. wow these are gorgeous.looked at these stamps too but have resisted so far but you are seriously tempting me now.luv coops.xx

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  2. A beautiful set of notecards, love the stamp to!
    Clairex

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  3. I've had my eye on these stamps in my local craft shop - must admit the kanban name has sort of put me off up to now, but I really LOVE that tree! Might give in the next time I'm in the shop lol. Lisa x

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  4. Borders Crafter4 April 2010 at 18:13

    That's a gorgeous tree Diane - I don't think the olive green looks too bad with the red you have chosen. Very classy looking cards Linda xxx

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