Tuesday, June 7, 2011

SOS - #2 - Oldies but Goodies!

Hello Everybody!

Well this has to be the longest I have ever spent on a card trying to get it just right!  Shopping Our Stash - #2 challenge was to use one of your oldest stamps/digi's on your project.

So I went under my craft desk in search of my wooden stamp drawer unit and way way over the back I found these little beauties......


Being cow mad as I am - when I saw these stamps I just had to have them.  They were the first stamps I ever brought. Mind you I only ended up making a handful of Christmas cards with them as I never liked the way they stamped - I could never get the images to come out clear all over. I just put it down to being "yucky" stamps....... but with some more stamping knowledge under my belt this time, things were a little different.




At the same time I started to think of how I was going to use my Christmas Cow Stamps - The Splitcoast Stampers Weekly Inkling arrived in my inbox with the instructions to a make a Center Step Card. Perfect!
Don't get me wrong I am really happy with the final result of this card - but as for my precious Christma Cow Stamps - I think they can go back to the drawers they were hiding in, as much as I love the cute comical cow thing, its not really my style!

Cheers!
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PS - This card brings my 50 Christmas Cards by Dec 1st Challenge with Shirley-Anne up to 35!

9 comments:

  1. This is so adorable, Kelly!! You did such a great job with the stamps! I love the cute cow :D So awesome!!

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  2. I absolutely LOVE this!!!

    How can you not love cute comical cow things!? methinks thou doth protest too much!

    Awesome style of card you did, and really love the stamps, fabulous!

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  3. HA!! Loooove that Christmas cow! It's so cute! I also love that you made a center step card, too. I still haven't made one of these. (Maybe I should, huh? :) ) Great card!!

    Thanks for playing along with the SOS crew this week. :)

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  4. SO cool! Never seen a Christmas cow before! Love the fold too!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash this week!

    Hugs,
    Alica ;)

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  5. A Christmas Moose, yes, but a Christmas COW?! HAHA! And I love how you went under your desk to the way-back to find your old stamps.

    Thanks for joining us at SOS this week!

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  6. Too cute! And I spent yesterday attempting one of those stair step cards myself! I LOVE THAT COW! Love it!

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  7. This card is so excellent - love the cow so much it is so cute. Another great card from you Kelly

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  8. this card is great...i always looove the humoorous ones (i know...that was bad, but what can i say..it's early in the morning)...i do like the way you masked the holly stamp to make a border out of it ...thanks for playing at SOS this week!

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  9. LOVING the Christmas Cow! I have a house full of cows (not real ones - hubby won't allow it lol)!

    I love what you did with him and I don't think you should put him at the back of your drawer again - ANY cow is a good cow lol!

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