A Christmas Delivery

Hello Everyone
You probably know that Crafty Individuals have, just recently, released some new stamps but the stamp I am sharing in this post was from the previously released batch, CI-421 ,  A Christmas Delivery.
Recently I mentioned that red has been making an appearance now and again amongst my Christmas projects and here it has popped up once again!  I wasn’t even conscious I was doing so at the time when I made this, which is a few weeks ago now.12 November 019The base is an MDF panel painted with a mix of lovely DecoArt fluid paints before stencilling snowflakes. (The MDF panel, paints and stencil can be sourced from That’s Crafty).
I wasn’t sure how clear an impression I would get from the stamp, stamped onto Kraft which I had roughly painted with Gesso, but I had no reason to worry and then after stamping all I did was simply dab some of the same paint used for the base, to paint the lady’s jacket and other than that all I did was a generous sprinkling of Glamour Dust.detailoneThe torn ticking adds a touch of softness to the plaque along with some sweet mini pompom trim (I love this trim!)detailfourA wooden button painted to match the base. detailtwoThe sample stamps Crafty Individuals include with all on-line orders are always so useful. I’ve had this Christmas sentiment for some time now, I use it every year. detailthreeNot that I will be hanging this one but a festive plaque like this would be nice to hang from a door handle to welcome any visitors over the festivities.
Thank You for your visit which is greatly appreciated.


22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tracy Evans
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 17:50:16

    Lovely piece, I adore the ribbons and trims you have used and the image is lovely. Tracy x


  2. Deborah (rustycage11)
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 17:53:07

    You have a real affinity with red, Lynne. It’s gorgeous.


  3. Elaine Lawson
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 18:03:16

    Very sweet!


  4. Ruth
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 19:02:41

    This is so lovely Lynne, your ribbons and trim all enhance the beautiful stamped image,


  5. Terry
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 19:23:06

    Lynne, this is so beautiful and another amazing Christmas gift to our eyes! Love the shimmer as the special delivery is dropped off! Have a lovely weekend, Hugs!


  6. Rita
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 20:02:04

    So much beauty in your tag Lynne. Really Stunning. Hugs Rita xxx


  7. ~*~Patty Szymkowicz Magpie's Nest
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 20:45:23

    Such a lovely red and white creation.
    Your choice of fabrics and pompoms and bakers twine all just perfect.
    It made me think of Jane Austen.
    You realize you spoil us with your perfect offerings!
    Thank you for delighting us again and again and again!


  8. hettiecraft
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 21:05:26

    This is gorgeous Lynne. Love the simple colouring.
    Hope you are nice and warm up there!


  9. Meggymay
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 21:10:32

    This looks gorgeous Lynne, love the festive reds together with you special touches and materials.
    Yvonne x


  10. Fliss
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 21:11:14

    Really gorgeous creation Lynne and so lovely to see the red popping up too.
    Fliss xx


  11. Valerie-Jael
    Dec 12, 2014 @ 21:17:20

    This is really beautiful, and you are getting very daring and bold with all that red! Valerie


  12. Sharon
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 00:02:50

    Looks amazing in the red, white & black colour theme!


  13. Shari T.
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 00:40:55

    This would be a darling doorknob hanger, Lynne 🙂 Very festive and cheery and just a happy, vintage Christmas décor piece 🙂 Oh, love that Glamour Dust 😉 I can see it shimmering around the delivery girl! And oh yes–the little pom-pom trim is absolutely perfect with the torn red & white ticking!! That material is serving you so very well 😉 🙂 A Merry Christmas, indeed 🙂 XOXO-Shari


  14. michele s
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 07:44:13

    a beautiful old-fashioned image. your colors and design are flawless. xo


  15. craftytrog
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 09:39:56

    I love your use of red on this beautiful, festive plaque Lynne! The pompom trim and torn ticking are the perfect finishing touches!
    Alison xxx


  16. Julia S-W
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 09:52:31

    This is beautiful Lynne. Like Alison, I really love the red, torn ticking and that lovely bobble trim!
    Enjoy your weekend.


  17. kampysgirl
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 13:58:05

    Such a delightful tag!!


  18. Dorthe
    Dec 13, 2014 @ 15:16:22

    Oh ,so sweet and beautiful dear Lynne, -the stenciled red background is really wonderful, and the torn ticking in pleads and in a bow so very lovely . I ,-like you- love the pompom trim ,and here it is so beautiful framing the stamped ,giftgiving lady .
    Christmas red like this is just stunning .
    Dorthe, xxxx


  19. butterfly
    Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:21:44

    So, so lovely – the pleated ticking at the bottom, the fabulous background, the gorgeous red accenting of her coat – perfect!
    Alison xx


  20. Paper Profusion
    Dec 15, 2014 @ 22:29:56

    Golly Lynne – first I notice that you are appearing as Stampdiva as well as Lynne and then I see all this red!! Is it still you my dear??? In any event, love your use of it – so perfect for Christmas! Nicola x


  21. Avril
    Dec 16, 2014 @ 16:58:41

    Just on a catch up Lynne, Gorgeous hanging, love how you’ve just highlighted her jacket, really pops.
    Avril xx


  22. coco
    Dec 19, 2014 @ 21:08:18

    Gorgeous piece, I definitely love this stamp too, and all your ‘red’ pieces haha!!! Hugs, good night… 🙂 xxx


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