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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tea for Two

Hi friends.  Busy day today.  Hope everyone had a great Wednesday.
 
I wanted to share something with you today about my card


 
If you have been stamping for a long time, you may remember the Holly Pond Hill line of bunnies from Uptown Stamps (no longer in business).  Well, I receive the Newsletter from JoAnna Sheen (she is a well known crafter who appears on TV there regularly) and lo and behold, she is featuring an unmounted line of these Holly Pond Hill bunnies.  So, I went to the cabinet and opened the drawer and there were 10 of these adorable stamps from years ago!  I inked up the tea party one, and made a card.
 
 
Out of curiosity, I went on ebay and there are some of the originals for sale, and some are listed as high as $39.99 each (good luck with that!).
 
My card is simple, wanted to let this little scene be the center of attention.
Pink Card base is a Spellbinders Large Scallop circle Grand die.  Spellbinders classic circle dies.
A white lace doily.  Small white flowers with a pink center and the blue ribbons.  Colored with Copics.  Everything old is new again!!!
 
Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great Thursday.  Until later...........
 
Sue Drees

11 comments:

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh my--I was thinking of doing the same thing...I have a nice little stash of Holly Pond's too! Sweet!

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwwww such a sweet image and coloured so beautifully. How lovely to remember that you have a collection of those cuties and it sounds like they are worth a bit of money now too!
Hugs Sue

KarinsArtScrap said...

ooooo this is so cute, beautiful card Sue.

greetings karin

downrightcrafty said...

oh this is so sweet, super image and love the shaping and lacey feel to it
Hugs Kate xx

Seafield Jo said...

This is lovely Sue, beautifully coloured and the doily works so well.

Joanna has brought out a cd-rom of Holly Pond hill also, looks gorgeous!

Jo x

Linda said...

This is precious. I love your coloring too. $39.00???? Forget that, I'll just hop in the car and come borrow yours LOL

Sparkly Engineer said...

I love these stamps and am thrilled that they are being reissued. I have only one and cannot afford them on ebay.

Your card is darling and I love that it looks like a doily with its pretty shape

*Vicki* said...

Oh my this is precious Sue!! Love the image and the doily adds the perfect touch to it! HUGS :)

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

HPH was one of the very first stamps I purchased. I use to have one of the father and son fishing. Thanks for the adorable blast from the past!

Glenda Atkins said...

What a scrumptious card, so feminine and lovely!Your colouring is fab! To think you have a collection of these bunnies!!!

Tracy said...

Saw Holly Pond for the first time when I was was new to blogland, about 3 1/2 yrs ago, and absolutely adored them but couldn't get any and then they just vanished and nobody seemed to use them. Then I saw them on Joanna Sheen, haven't got them yet but i'm working on it.

This is so magical, a beautiful and enchanting creation Sue.
Happy crafting
Tracy x