Friday 5 August 2011

Hello Again birthday - again!

Last week I got my Hello Again stamp set out for the first time in a long while. Well, I fell in love with it all over again and had a lovely time experimenting with it. Here's another of the cards I made when I was coming up with a design for my niece:

The Happy Birthday stamp from the level 1 hostess set Afterthoughts makes a great bold anchor in the corner of this card and I liked the idea that the coloured hearts had just blown in from the right!

Let's zoom in on those hearts. I love the little bit of texture on this heart stamp!

Now, here's a thought: You may have noticed that there's a fabulous free gift up for grabs this month with an order of £75... but make it an order for £150 and you'll not only get the free gift (worth over £18) but also a free level 1 hostess set (for example the Afterthoughts set that today's sentiment comes from) AND £15 to spend in any of the current catalogues! Definitely worth thinking about!

Supplies needed for this card:
Stamps: Hello Again, Afterthoughts (hostess)
Ink: Assorted
Card stock: Whisper White, Melon Mambo
Other: Stamp-a-majig
You can buy any of these supplies from me and I can have them delivered to your address in the UK. Just send me an email or give me a call on 01280 820593.

I do apologise if you've been thinking I've been a bit lax about commenting on your blogs this week but I'm currently away in Northern Ireland visiting some of my lovely relatives there. I've scheduled my posts this week but next week you'll notice that posts will be a little random to say the least! Don't worry though, I'm still answering email enquiries, taking orders and offering my usual high standard of customer service.

Have a great weekend and I shall see you back here very soon.


  1. That's so bright and cheery. Love all those colourfull hearts!

  2. OOh you little tinker wish I could schedule my posts !!!blogger wont let me it just publishes them straight away ! Hope you are having a fabulous holiday with your family Irish eh that explains the wicked sense of humour lol. Oh love the card by the way.


  3. Lovely card Vicky. Hope you're having a great time, that your workshop went brilliantly and you're feeling better!!!!
    M x

  4. Hi Vicky

    This is gorgeous .. .. I found the heart LOL!!!

    Such a happy and colourful card .. ..I love it!!!

    I hope you are having a good time away.

    Love Jules xx

  5. Ooh - bright and cheerful! Lovely.

    Hope you're enjoying yourself on your hols.

    Hugs, Sandra

  6. Lovely card Vicky. Love seeing how you use stamp sets I dont have. I just placed an order arriving today inspired by a card I saw on your blog a couple of weeks ago. Hope you are having a lovely trip ;0) xx

  7. Lovely card, as always Vicky!
    Have a great break away.
    Luv Lynney

  8. Fabulous as always Vicky. Love the vibrant colours on this card. Enjoy your break.
    Lynne xxx

  9. The hearts look great in the different colours blown into the corner. i was thinking this would also make a great autumn card in the appropriate colours. Have a nice break. x

  10. Vicky I love your card and how you've laid it out, it's a great idea ( I may have to CASE it one day!).

    Enjoy your well deserved Irish break away, and I hope that you're feeling much better now, (I'm sure a few pints of the black nectar will help get you back on your feet!!)


  11. Very colourful Vicky, I too love the texture on the heart stamp. Hope your enjoying your hols in N Ireland, please don't bring any of there rain back with you!!
    Jenny x

  12. Fun bright card. Enjoy your hols. A xx

  13. I love the effect of the hearts blowing in - and the colors are fabulous!

  14. Love the multi colour effect ... such a fun and summery looking card. Hugs xxaxx

  15. Gorgeous card, love all the brightly coloured hearts. Hope you're having a lovely time! Lisa x

  16. FAB YOU LUS, LOVE all the bright colours, this would brighten anyones day up :)

  17. A very bright and cheery Birthday card lovely make sure you enjoy your holls Luv Sue x

  18. love your bright cheery birthday card... sorry I have been away.. just too busy at work. Thanks for always dropping by and for your wonderful support and encouragement.. muaks..

    have a good hols :) hugs...

  19. A happy bright fun card with those cheerful coloured stamps!

  20. Such a vivid birthday card Vicky, it makes me smile!


    Lins :)

  21. Hello Vicky

    Wow a fabulous card with such vibrant colours.
    I love the heats and your sentiment stamp.


  22. Oh, I'm totally in love with this, Vicky! I love all those hearts in different colours!!

  23. Those colorful hearts are so bright and fun. What a happy card!

  24. This is brilliant - love the vibrant, cheerful colours in the hearts! Don't how I missed this one!!


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