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Carving stamps on Sunday

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One of the things I bought at yesterday’s pop up store, was this deer head. I mean to use it to give the house a Christmas feel…even though I’ll be in England. And this morning, that beautiful deer head put me in mind to do something animaly and Christmasy.

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I decided that carving stamps to use on Christmas cards or wrapping paper might be fun.

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Chloe was busy working, ( she had some extra weekend work because her boss had to go out of town), but then she finished her work just as I said, “OK, let’s see what I got!”

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One fox and one sitka spruce. I love the way these two turned out. C loved the way they turned out. We decided to carve some more. (note to self: never use scratched stamp rubber)

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Clover grabbed a piece and designed some lovely trees.

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I love C’s graphic style. This will look lovely on anything she stamps with it.

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Pretty soon the fox and spruce were joined by an owl, and then a badger.

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OK, time to stop and make Sunday supper. But that was so much fun today. I think I’ll carve some more tomorrow. 😀

Comments: 9

  • Jo

    November 8, 2015
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    What a fun project – looks like just the thing for making cards. Love the animals – I like animaly things for christmas too.

  • November 8, 2015
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    Beautiful work! Can’t wait to see your cards or paper when they are complete.

  • November 8, 2015
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    These are absolutely lovely!
    BB

  • November 8, 2015
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    So clever .. These stamps are wonderful ?

  • November 9, 2015
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    I think your scratched rubber marks look just great! I thought you had done it on purpose 🙂
    I have had my rubber stamp block for too long now – just might get all christmassy with it too!

  • daryledelstein

    November 9, 2015
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    what fun, i havent done lino cuts since high school

  • November 9, 2015
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    Those are wonderful!

  • November 12, 2015
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    Those are lovely!!!

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