Wednesday, 22 April 2009

"I Love Tea"!!

Ok calm is resumed, after burning my toast twice and numerous
cups of my beloved T..............
Ooh I do love a nice cup of Rosie Lea - Tea!! I am definitely a
teapot. I don't think there is anything better than a nice cup
of tea especially when it's shared with friends and of course a
nice cream cake!!! mmm...So I decided to give this little stamp
an airing yesterday.............when I saw this beautiful stamp
from Leanne Ellis it took me back to my mum's kitchen where
we would sit and have numerous cups of tea putting the world
to rights! My mum used to love her tea too, so I thought I
would make this stamp into a wall hanging plaque for my kitchen!
The papers I have used are from K & Co and the decoupage
flowers are from a 12 x 12 sheet of making memories, vintage
rose crackle which is quite old! To colour the image I have used
my water colour palette. The border stamp around the outside is
from a clear set of Laura Ashley Connemara (this set is full of
beautiful filigree shapes). The green paper is punched with my
Fiskars border punch and I have also punched the heart shape.
For the "I Love Tea" sentiment I have used my Hero Arts
alphabet and the heart stamp is from Funstamps, I have also
placed three little pink rhinestones in the top right corner.
Ribbons and lace from stash. Once complete I mounted it onto
a thick piece of card.

Here you can see before the decoupage flowers and hearts
were in place..I used this old emery board to file down the
rough edges of the thick card, I also use it for distressing
my papers, it is so handy! I hope you like it, TFL Sue xx


Melly said...

Another wee comment here! Its just stunning! Love the colours and the image too! Fab work Melxxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is stunning, I love the colours and all the roses. Are they Tea Roses?? LOL Hope you have a good day and you don't smell burnt toast the rest of it like I do once I have had a toaster incident!! Hazelxo

sassy said...

fabulosly and teatotally brilliant card......sorry couldnt resist the pun hugs sassyxxxx

Pascale said...

Amazing wall plaque I love it and the image is coloured beautifully! Hugs Pascale

gina g said...

wow sue this is stunning love the image and the colours are just gorgeous. luv gina xx

Desire Fourie said...

Sue, this is just down right gorgeous. Love all the decoupaged flowers and I especially love the flowery border stamping you did around the edges of the image. Hugs from Desire

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Hi Sue, I was just over at Sassy's blog and took a wee peek at yours's fab. I love your cards, so, so pretty!! Milton reminds me of my cat Harley, they could be twins...I need to get a pickie of Harley up on my blog too!! I've become a follower so now I can check back to see your lovely works of heart!!
Best wishes,

Ila said...

Wow!! this is a work of Art!!..your coloring and image is Fabulous...but the way you added the elements is Wonderful!!..Hugs, Ila

Pascale said...

My grammer is terrible isn't it!!! No I used good old fashioned card and paper. Yay it was me the stamps are on their way!!!

Peggy said...

This is stunning !!!!
your colouring is amazing, and love all the deails you used !!!

Hugs, Peggy

katy said...

Oh i love tea too :) Cant function till i've had my morning cuppa :) This is gorgeous Sue...what a lovely idea, love Katy x

Aija said...

Wow, I like the way you have added those fab flowers. Looks so outstanding!

Alison said...

I can't function without a cup of tea either! Love this hanging- your shading and highlights are gorgeous. The detail and embellishments are perfect.
Hugs, Alison x

June said...

Thought this was absolutely fabulous sue, I commented on docrafts too, hope you have alovely day im off to work now, huggies for thursday xxxx

carol said...

its a stunning card, x carol