Fresh Squeezed Stamps & Flip Flops!

August 18, 2013 at 11:00 am 9 comments

flipflopsMy last official post as Guestie for Fresh Squeezed Stamps . Again, I’ve gone with just a small image and tried to give it lots of movement. With a little colour and a little imagination- you can create a card with some colour & shape. To help give it some focus- I’ve added a little pattern & sparkle on just one of the flipflops to help balance out the sentiment. It does look like the card isn’t straight, but it’s my bad photography!!

I have truly loved being part of the July Release & guest posts. The stamps were great fun & I’ve tried to do something different with each set. This one was from the Beachy Keen set- loved the summery feel of that one.

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Life is just better in flip flops- unless you’re me & little, & tripped over in the drive to your house. I remember being in pain. I’m not the biggest lover of flip flops unless they’re to colour in!

This week, there have been flip flops, flops & flips. We’ve been away on a holiday..of challenges!

One of mine managed to break her flip flops. Fortunately she had brought half of all the shoes she possessed, so the breakage was of little concern. The flops were the weather, the ability of some to sleep in a confined space and less happily, a poorly littlie. We tried to make the best of it. That’s what you do. Isn’t it.

We’re British.

The flips? Well , any of you with half an idea of the make-up of our family may well get the whole idea very quickly. We did smile (some more than others) and we baked, barbequed, beached & bickered. There was also forgiveness, flouncing, flies and fevers.

We played, postured, pretended & played lots of board games.

Well I’d better go. there’s still rather a lot of wet washing to get through!

See you when I’ve recovered! xx

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  • 1. Ros Crawford  |  August 18, 2013 at 11:58 am

    Wonderful card … I’d love to stroll in your imagination!

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  • 2. vickiscraft  |  August 18, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    Hey, welcome home! Glad you survived the holiday, hope it wasn’t too distressing….lol We were quite lucky with the weather too but it’s always nice to come home and to a tidy house…lol (that’s a first!) We need to arrange another crafty night soon 😉 xx

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  • 3. vickiscraft  |  August 18, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Oh yes, nice card 🙂

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  • 4. sandie  |  August 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Just saw this on FSS site and loved it. Love the way you added one single gem and a pattern to one FF! Yes we British do keep calm and hop on even when our FF break!! Just signed up for your posts so I don’t miss any, I loved the humour in this one, really reminded me of our family hols!!

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  • 5. Carole W  |  August 19, 2013 at 6:23 am

    Another inspiring creation Keren, I love it! Also very pleased to hear you’re all home safely. C x

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  • 6. Megan  |  August 19, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    You’re the best card maker ever! Simple yet elegant & very eye catching. Love it 😀

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  • 7. Megan  |  August 19, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    By the way, what do you use to colour the stamps in?

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  • 8. Marlena M  |  August 19, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    I LOVE THIS so much…it speaks to the HI girl in me. We call them “slippahs” there. Such a unique rainbow~

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  • 9. Fresh Squeezed Stamps (Ryann)  |  August 24, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    You’re awesome and amazing and an absolutely treat to have guest designing for us at FSS! 🙂

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