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Sunday, 10 August 2014

Tea Time Cards

Hello all!  Hope you're all enjoying a lovely weekend - however you choose to spend it.  I really hope to be able to catch up on a bit of visiting in Craftyblogland!  I've got a quick sneak peek for you today for some cards - yes, cards - over at The Artistic Stamper.


I've been at the tea and coffee again - purely for crafting purposes, you understand - so do hop over to see some of the results at Artistic Stamper.  Have a lovely Sunday!

Tea is quiet, and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.
James Norwood Pratt

And another line from the same poem as yesterday's orchard thoughts...
I intend to learn how to make coffee, at least as well
As the Portuguese lay-sister in the kitchen
You can read the whole thing here - it's wonderful!

34 comments:

  1. Stunning cards very CAS in design yet so vintage in colour, love them!

    Would have used the smaller tag to add a name/address to the envelope but like your idea very much.

    Fab inspiration TY:-) xxx

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  2. Off to check them out...sorry haven't been by in a while. Life is too busy with the gardens and the lake...and rushing back and forth between the house and there.

    In between I am lazing by the pool having a cold drink!

    Love the quote and popped over and read the whole thing. Your blog with your wonderful quotes always reminds me of when I was younger. I used to love to hand pick quotes for each person at the holiday supper table. Such fun matching the perfect quote to each person!

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  3. Beautiful and simplicity with a fabulous result. Love the whole neutral feel of this set.
    Love
    Amanda x

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  4. Great set if cards, fit for any occasion. Love all the neutrality and splatters! You say simple, but lots of technique and very effective. Nikki x

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  5. Great set of cards love them ALOT XX

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  6. Fantastic cards and I love the idea for the inside :)

    Off to get the coffee pot on and see what I can stain.

    Thanks for the inspiration

    Love Chrissie x

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  7. Gorgeous set of cards Alison. Love how you've used tea and coffee to colour they card. Sue C x

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  8. Wow...I love your tea and coffee cards, they are beautiful!!

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  9. Gorgeous Tea & Coffee cards....Beautiful work as always... Hugs May x x

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  10. Hi Alison, Hope you are enjoying the Summer. Gorgeous cards. Really love the natural look. The stamped images look fabulous on the second photo down on the ATS blog. tfs. Take care and have a great weekend.
    Florence xx

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  11. Kraft card, botanicals, lovely browns and old book pages. Just perfect. X

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  12. Great cards, love the browns and layers,the stamps...the look in total!
    Have a nice Sunday, Alie :-)

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  13. A fantastic set, love how you use the tea and coffee.
    Yvonne

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  14. Fantastic Tea and Coffee cards, Alison! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Gaby xo

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  15. So elegant in their simplicity! xo

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  16. Such gorgeous cards, they are so beautiful, in their sepia tones, and with the lovely stamps.
    Hope your weekend is lovely dear Alison.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  17. Great "tag team" approach to these cards, Alison! Love them all!

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  18. Gorgeous images and colours and I love the idea of the smaller tag inside the card.
    Avril xx

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  19. Lovely set of cards, Alison!! Fantastic DT posting over at The Artistic Stamper!! XOXO-Shari T.

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  20. I saw them there, and these are gorgeous! Lovely distress, vintage feeling!

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  21. off to take a closer look. Hope you are having fun xx

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  22. As lovely as I thought after seeing your sneaky peek! Hope everything is going well! Chrisx

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  23. A really beautiful set of note cards Alison, I love the way the archival ink works so well with the kraft. Anne xx

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  24. Alison
    You know I only use tea and coffee for staining and not to drink so of course I love your card collection.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  25. SQUAWK, now these are my kind of cards, there is nothing you do, that I don't love, I ADORE those cards, freaking gorgeous they are, I think these are what my Christmas card, did I really say that ^-^, yup, yup, yup, ideas are running around my head, your the BOMB Miss Alison, thanks for always inspiring me, I have lots on the go on my desk, your help is greatly appreciated, hope you have a wonderful week, ((( HUGE HUGS )))...I'm off to bed it was a long ride home 6 hrs shesh.. XXOO

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  26. Yes I went over there and slobbered all over you tea time cards.
    Wonderful art work I would say!
    Sandy xx

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  27. I have already looked at these but just had to come and tell you how much I like them.
    Happy crafting, Angela x

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  28. Been over and lovely as always, Alison. Enjoy the week!

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  29. Gorgeous tag cards! Love the vintage neutral palette!

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  30. Just popped back from having a look and the cards are fantastic Alison. Fabulous subtle inking as usual sweets.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  31. I saw the whole project , amazing cards !!!! BArbarayaya

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  32. Wow really loving your cards, I wish I could do them like this, they are awesome. I am mega late in commenting, been spending time all of August and September sorting out my craft room, a complete overhaul that has took ages, still have a few bits to do lol. Happy Creating :-) Kezzy xxx

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Thank so much for taking the time to stop by. It's lovely to hear what you think - every comment is so much appreciated.