Sunday, 21 August 2016

Lucky, lucky Me!

Hello there my crafty friends,

I've followed the blog over at 'Crafty Individuals' for a long while now as I love their stamp range and art work.  A couple of weeks ago, I was just browsing through their latest blog posts when I noticed that they had a new stamp release and a blog candy give away. All you had to do was to leave a comment about the new stamps and then two very lucky winners would be selected at random. Much to my surprise, I turned out to be one of the winners and Dora was the other.  I have to say a really big 'Thank you' to Dora, as I had actually missed the post saying that I'd won and it was Dora who so very kindly let me know so that I wouldn't miss out on the prize, what a lovely lady! If you get a chance, then pop over and take a look at Dora's blog as she make some fabulous cards and has her own range of Digi stamps.

Right then, here's what we both won:


I'm absolutely thrilled to bits with these fabulous stamps and I want to say another really big thank you to Jean Hardy and Malcolm Noble over at Crafty Individuals so being so kind and generous as to give away two sets of their very latest stamps. It's hard to pick a favourite but I'm definitely in love with 'Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses'.  That's the one that you can see with the little boy on, all ready with his bucket and spade for a day at the seaside. Here's the card that I've made with that stamp set:


Here's another card that I've made using the Typewriter stamp.


Due to unexpected family commitments, I haven't had as much time as I would have like to play with these new stamps so I'm only posting a couple for now.  I thought it would be best to do this and to thank all of the people involved before too much time had passed but I'll be back with cards that I make with the other stamps very shortly, hopefully on Darnell's NUBUS challenge which starts on the 27th of August.

I would like to enter these cards into the following challenges:

Pixie's Snippets Playground - Week 243
Country View Challenges - Hot Summer Days

Thank you for visiting today :) x







33 comments:

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Wow, what a lucky win Sandra. The stamps look fantastic and the cards you've made so far are beautiful. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you make with them.

Sue xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Sandma
Lucky you ..,they are fabulous stamps... I was at the Trade Fair a few years ago when they had just started up... So they are a fabulous company...
Love the cards you have made...
Hugs zsylvie xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Sandra,
my thatt was a very lucky win, and they are super stamps that will be used to their full potential by you I'm sure.
I love your cards with a few of them espcially the boy at the seaside.
The inking is magnificent, and looks so very wonderful, and beautifully created.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Di said...

Wow, that was some win Sandra! Lucky lady - and what gorgeous a cards you already made using some of your prize as well.

Hugs

Di xx

Jannet said...

I was so happy to see that you had won. I didn't realise you did not know, good of Dora to tell you. Have fun with the lovely stamps. The little boy card is adorable!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow congratulations Sandra, gorgeous stamps and you made gorgeous cards with it.
Gr Karin

Mac Mable said...

Congratulations on your fabulous win...I can see why the little boy may be your favourite, so cute and so adorable x

cuilliesocks said...

Well Congratulations to you Sandra, what a wonderful win and your two makes are gorgeous. I love the little boy, must get that one at some point. You design is fabulous, and I love your tag, again super colouring, Kate x

Mrs A. said...

Two gorgeous cards. I'm a great fan of Crafty Individual stamps so I must investigate these further. Hugs Mrs A.

Lisa said...

Congratulations on your win!! How exciting!! I absolutely adore the two cards you made with the stamps!! The little boy is so sweet!! I love the design of the gorgeous card!! And the typewriter looks amazing!! You've showcased their new stamps perfectly!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

Congratulations Sandra. The cards with the stamps are beautiful, especially I like the first card.
Hugs Carola

brenda said...

A very quick catch up as I am all behind (again) and to see your cards, lovely as always Sandra and what a lucky win, also a fan of CI stamps.

B x

Cara said...

Congratulations on the win and you certainly put them to good use. Cara x

cheryl said...

oh hun massive congratulations on your win,and oh how well you have used them sweetie,love the little boy he is so cute,and the typewriter is amazing love them both to bits,showcased my friend to perfection,hugs Cherylxxxxxxx

pam said...

Congratulations on your win Sandra! Two fantastic cards you have made with those fabulous stamps, look forward to seeing more.
hugs Pam x

Dora said...

Hello Sandra,
You made such beautiful cards with these stamps. Awesome is the scene with the boy. Beautiful stamp, right? you're welcome. I have help you with pleasure.
All the best wishes.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Sooo fun to win candy isnt it and a big Hi Fi for bloggers !! Love your creations using your new stamps...lovely
Cheers
Dr Sonia

Pen Sunshinepen said...

Wow lucky lucky you well done on your win. Great cards too. Crafty hugs and thanks for popping over to my blog :) x

SARN said...

Many congrats on your win Sandra. LOVE what you've created with just 2 of the new sets and can't wait to see more.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Gerrina said...

Congratulations! Such beautiful stamps! And it showes in the cards you made that you had fun with them! The little boy stamp is my favorite and you made another great scene! The shells are a great add on this one! And the 2nd one looks great on the backgrounds! Have a good and sunny week!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Sandra, your cards are serious works of art worthy of framing! Congratulations on the win! These stamps could not be in better, more talented, hands!! Thank you for the shoutout! I look forward to seeing you in the NBUS gallery!! Hugs, Darnell

Linby said...

wow well done on your prize. I love their stamps and a typewriter so that is now on my wish list! Just love how you used the stamps both so very different but both just so brilliant.

Jean Hardy said...

Superb cards Sandra, we are loving them! Jean x

The Altered Paper said...

Congrats on your win! Both cards are gorgeous! I love your work. Hugs,Tee

Sally H said...

Gorgeous stamps! Congratulations on your win, Sandra. Great to see you have already put them to use in your stunning cards! So Beautiful, especially the first one! Love how you have done the water - is that fluffy puffy? You have convinced me I might have to buy that stamp as my great Nephew is just about that age ;).

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

Thank you Sally. In answer to question, I made the waves using Fluffy Puffy Stuff and white acrylic paint X

Sophie said...

So ein Glück für dich...super, ich freue mich mit dir.
Es sind wirklich schöne Stempel, und ich habe auch schon sehr viele Stempel von dort.
Du hast zwei entzückende Karten damit gemacht.
Und wie du das Wasser in der ersten Karte gemacht hast, das verschlägt mir den Atem...
Das ist so grandios, so klasse !!!
Eine tolle Idee, die ich unbedingt auch einmal ausprobieren muss.
Auch die Karte mit der Schreibmaschine...einfach super!

Herzlichst Sophie x

Jane said...

What a lovely win and what super cards you made. Thanks for joining our Hot summer days challenge over at Country View x

Craftyfield said...

Lucky lady...those stamps are gorgeous! I love what you created with them, especially the realistic beach scene which is perfect for our Country View Challenge. Thank you so much for joining us this month!

Coco said...

Congratulations again for you win Sandra, and what you have started to make with your new CI stamps is fabulous!!! :)
Have a lovely day, crafty hugs Coco xx

Hazel Agnew said...

Lucky you Sandra, hoping that some of your luck rubs off! great card and pleased that you joined us at CountryView Crafts. xx

Sue said...

What beautiful cards Sandra, I love how you have made the waves and the colours are gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge at Country View Crafts, and have a great weekend. Sue xx

Evelyn Walter said...

Oh, lucky you! Congrats to your win!
Your summer card is adorable! Love the beach mood you created.
Thank you for joining in our challenge at Country View Challenges!
xx Evelyn

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