From the Heart

I have just got time to squeeze in with my entry for this month’s From the Heart Stamps progressive challenge.

Materials used:SAM_1285 (watermarked)
From the Heart – Christmas spirit Birdbrain
Happy Christmas stamp
rectangle die
Memento Tuxedo Black ink pat
White stamping card
snippets of Christmas design papers
Spectrum Noir pens

I printed out the image a couple of times onto white card and coloured them in with Spectrum Noir pens. One image I cut with the die. I cut Birdbrain’s body from the second image and layered it onto the base image. I matted the topper onto purple paper from an old paper bag, then attached the whole thing to an A5 card blank. I used snippets from 3 designer papers to make rolls in different widths and stuck them to the card in a ‘tree’shape. I added a star at the top and a greeting at the bottom.

As far as I know at the moment From the Heart stamps are continuing trading to EU countries which is a blessing. I was beginning to think my dalliance into the world of digi stamping was going to be very short lived as many of my favourite companies are giving up as a result of the new EU vat laws. I am still waiting for a response from my local MP but not really holding out much hope that things will change.

Thank you for visiting.


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
From the Heart Stamp of the Month
Pixie’s Snippets Playground – Week 156 & 157


About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, have recently retired from being a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, both married and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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5 Responses to From the Heart

  1. Imke says:

    Interesting technique, Pippa ! Thanks for sharing your fun card !

    Thanks for joining our SOTM December Challenge @ From the Heart Stamps !!

  2. Love the depth in your colouring *claps*
    Thank you for joining in our SOTM challenge at FTHS, good luck!
    Jo xx

  3. Di says:

    Oh what a fun card Pippa – and the rolls of paper to amke a tree are so clever!


    Di xx

  4. Di says:

    amke? Of course that should have been make 🙂

  5. stephanie S. says:

    Very cute card and great colors, thanks for playing along in our SOTM challenge at From The Heart Stamps.

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