Tuesday, 26 October 2010

I Want To Hold Your hand.

Just thought I would show you this little tag I made using WINTER POST from Stampin up, I just love this set for all year round as it has the postcard header, which is so useful.
been away for a few days to York my husband and son did  the York dungeon's, didn't fancy that so I had a whole day shopping, didn't find any craft shops, no doubt there were some just never fell across them.
so back to the slog and a bit of blog, going to check out what you have all been doing now! hugs Chris xx


Anonymous said...

Hi Chris,
Long time, sorry....Took a bit of time out plus PC's been playing silly mare with me, I don't know where to begin with sorting it, so send out SOS to Hubby...lol
I thought I had a virus but Hubby assured me it's just the battery in the PC...It's all gibber Jabber to me, the graphics card is on its way out too, Petes done a quick fix but as long as it holds out till after the NEC, thats fine by me....I really wasn't looking forward to a huge PC repair bill...The NEC is coming shortly and I want to save as much as I can.
Hope you had a lovely time away, even if you didn't find any crafty haven's...I love your tag, gorgeous design and colours...Another fabulous job Chris....
Catch up again soon, take care

Juls said...

Fab!!! I love the use of Kraft, and all the stamped green and red swirls are the perfect finishing touch! Hugs Juls

Loopylou!! said...

what a gorgeous festive card chris, i love the brown card rolled up to make a window and the stamps look beautiful, hugs Lou xxx

brenda said...

Welcome back Chris.

Bit worried if you did not find any craft shops, are you losing your touch I wonder ?

Do like your tag, just got some craft card as quite liking the look of it.

See you Saturday.

B x

mustavcoffee said...

Hi there Chris, love your beautiful tag especially the roll up window, that's ingenious, you're so clever!
Hope that your break at York will have lifted your spirits, it's a very beautiful city. Shame they had no craft shops, just think how much damage you could have done:) he! he! he!TTFN :0) xx

rozzy said...

H Chris, glad to hear you managed to get a few days away. I think you needed that. i just love your tag. thats such a fab design.
catch you soon
hugs rozzy xx

Monica said...

Love the old look of this tag as well as the colours and the sentiment.

Linapyssel said...

Hi Chris!!
Beautiful Christmas card...love the cute couple is-skating!
Just perfect my friend!!
Hugs Lina

mckinkle said...

Your trip sounds lovely Chris, a whole day shopping! Wow!

Beautiful retro feel tag, I love the rolled up front to it, so much attention to detail here.

Keryn x

Janette said...

Hi Chris, Oh York sounds lovely, must confess though, I would have had to go to the dungeons...lol....no craft shops....thats was sad....but glad you enjoyed it anyway.

Love the Tag, your so right about the header, fab stamp that, love bits like that, take care.xxx

Doreen said...

Hello Chris this is gorgeous I love the way you have rolled the top. Glad you had a nice break.xxx

Beryl said...

Oh wow - I love that stamp. It doesn't need colouring in - it's just fab as it is. The whole design is brill.
Beryl xx

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous tag, Chris
Love the vintage look!!

Karen x

Dawn B. said...

This is gorgeous Chris.. I had to LOL when I opened your post today.. I have been looking all over for the name of this set.. I finally asked a SU demo.. Then of course I see it here today.. This is awesome.. LOVE it.

Sally H said...

Hi Chris!
Love your card - Gorgeous colours and I can see why you love the stamps so much! Glad you had a lovely day in York. Last time we went we visited the minster, Jorvik and ate lots in various tea shops! Looking forward to seeing you and catching up on Saturday xxx

Hetty said...

Wauuuuw wat mooi

gr hetty

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, I love York though we did go the year the river flooded everywhere so it was a bit of struggle to get around.
Love this tag youve very cleverly design the front to roll back. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Jacee said...

Lovely project Chris, love that little tag.
Good to see you back after your trip, York is beautiful, I love going there, I've never found any craft shops either.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous tag, Chris, lovely feel to it!

Faye said...

Very classy. Gorgeous. xx

Fleur said...

Hi Chrissy, hope you enjoyed your break, hope M is ok. The break will do you good, I love York! You know how much I love this tag ~ it's so inspiring & I love the one you helped Mackenzie make, she really enjoyed herself.
Hope to see you very soon,
big HUGZ Fleury xXx

Happy Days said...

Hi Chris

Shopping in York, what a joy - shame you didn't find any craft stores though :)

I love this tag and all of the detail on it - I think I maybe on a quest to find this stamp now (although with the NEC next week maybe I should just admire what you've done with it and put it on my wish list).

Take care
Claire x

dolcreations said...

Chris you have done it again..created something so unique! I love it! You have that special touch that is for sure! Beautifully done! Beautiful!

Donna said...

Such a beautiful and elegant tag Chris, I love the traditional Christmas colours and stamping you have done...hope you enjoyed your time in York :) Donna x

Lisa Jane said...

Hi Chris - glad you enjoyed your time ion York.. next time - you must tell me before hand and we Must meet !Love the tag - the postcard topper is fabulous
Lisa ;)

pinky said...

Oh wow Chris, just loving the feel of this gorgeous card. What a great image and love how you have kept the colours like that.

Jules said...

Hi Chris

Welcome home!!

So pleased you have had a good time away .. .. shame about the lack of craft shops :-(

Must admit if we are going anywhere the first thing I do is google to see what craft shops are there (and en-route LOL!!).

Hubby and I had planned to go to York earlier this year but plans went a bit "off course".

Sorry - I have gone "off course" too .. .. I am meant to be commenting on your lovely creation.

Love your tag very much and your song title too. If it was me I would want to do more than hold someone's hand .. .. I would need a skating zimmer!! Do they do such things?!?!? Perhaps I should go to the Dragons Den with one LOL!!

Catch you again soon matie.

Love Jules xx

Tracy said...

Loving this vintage look and the image is fabulous. Great creation Chris. Hope your well, have a good week.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Lesley said...

love York never been to the dungeon - Yorvic and walking the walls. Shopping there is gorgeous and so many hostileries and quaint cafe's - love the tag and winter post is very useful best wishes and thanks your for a great weekend - seems so long ago best wishes Lelsey x

Brenda Brown said...

What a fab tag Chris, I love how you have made it. The whole vintage style is gorgeous and the postcard header just superb.
Glad you had a good time away, I haven't been to York to spend time there, but a whole days shopping sounds therapeutic, no distractions and no-one to move you on, great.
Take care. Luv B xxx

Chris said...

Hi Chris and oh, this is gorgeous and kraft coloured card and red and green...perfect :). I've admired that SU stamp set for a long time and now I remember why, I really should get it I think, it's still calling to me and your tag is full of inspiration as always, I love it. Glad you had a nice few days away in York, it's good to have a bit of a breather, shame about the craft shops though :D. Have a good week, hugs, Chris x

rozzy said...

me again.. i keep meaning to ask, are you going to be at the NEC next week.. I hope to go thursday and would love to see you if you are
hugs roz xxxx

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!Chris mes loves this as you know,very much and would love to have a go at making one.
Such a lovely idea,you are so creative and it is perfect.
Hope you ok?see you soon.
hugs Lou.xx

Kay Carley said...

Oh I like this!! Very smart!

How's the colouring of the bear coming along??

Kay x

rozzy said...

arrhh thats a shame you wont be going, I must have seen you there last year and didn't even know!
Glad you like the LO. i have been itching to post it on my blog. i don't look like that any more! lol
Its certainly a lovely way to remember my dad though :)
enjoy the rest of the week. hope all is ok
hugs rozzy xxxx

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Awwww, what a sweet image. BEAUTIFUL tag, Chris! Love the scroll!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Hi Chris!! I have come to your blog over and over again and saw this beauty all the time thinking I commented. Now I double checked and I did not. Sorry!! I just love this skater and the vintage design!! Beautiful!!

Annika said...

Love the combination of kraft and red - so lovely! That label stamp is so nice!!! Such a stylish tag.

Hope Jacare said...

Fab tag Chris - love the blind effect really clever layout and lovely imagery! Cheers Claire x

Nicola said...

Great card I love it. I have this stamp set may have to blow the dust off and use for my christmas cards this year. Hugs Nicola xx

Angie said...

Hi chris i love the vintage look of your card. I think vintage really suits a christmas theme. Fab as always
Hugs Angie x

Mandy said...

great card...Love the stamp set and the vintage look is fab...
Mandy xx

craftycrafter said...

just read you are not going to the NEC with sir stampalot I am sorry I spent a lot of time (and money) at that stand last year I was buying those watercolour stamps and I must have spoke to you and didnt know you int that sad? maybe one day we will meet, and by the way great tag take care love Dorothy xxx

Debbie Dolphin said...

gorgeous just love it. Where do you get that string from ive looked high and low for some like that for months!!lol
love debbie xxx

lisa said...

It's a beautiful tag, Chris. I love the vintage feel.
I'm glad you enjoyed your trip to York but I have to admit I don't know of any craft shops there either. There are plenty our way though, you'll have to venture further next visit!!
Hugs Lisax

maxine said...

This is beautiful Chris I love the colooooour combo x

Mina said...

wow Chris I love this, so vintage and romantic feeling...I hope you had a brilliant break...I didnt like the York Dungeons they freaked me out so I left while my Daughter and Husband went round
Mina xxx

Jennifer said...

I LOVE this Chris. So unique and beautiful xx Jenny xx

pinky said...

Sounds like you had a nice little break, hope it did you all some good. Hugs

Mackenzie said...

Hello Chris I love this card. I had fun making it with love from Mackenzie xXx.

Angela said...

Oh how delightful this is! Gorgeous color combo (love the kraft paper and pop of red - stunning). Sweet image. Fabulous work my friend! big hugs, Angela

Sue said...

Hi Chris,

I Love York, it's so quaint.

Your cards are lovely, as usual, and I bet Louise loved her card, it is right up her street.


Mandy G said...

Hi Chris,
this tag is just gorgeous, I love the layering with the tye backs.
Well you may be wondering what I have been up to well I have been working on a little project for you and lou, I am hoping to finish it this weekend let me know if you want to pick it up from my shop or SS. :)

Zoechaos said...

No idea why I've not come across you and your blog before fabulous work here but after today that would not be a surprise. Fabulous day thank you came away with lots of new thoughts and ideas (as well as one or two stamps and things LOL) A joy to meet you and I'll be back xx Zoe

Shirley-anne said...

could not bear to be away any longer ..missed visiting you . Love the rustic style tag as it has made a novel card.

louise said...

Hi Chris love how you have used this set for your tag, hope everything is ok with you.Do not think there is many craft shops in York because when we went I could not find one either and I have a good nose for craft shops lol.
Louise xx

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous little tag Chris! love the look of kraft cs with the red/green!
glad you're back!
take care
hugs & blessings!

michelle said...

Gosh, I hope you see my comment here at the bottom of the pile:(

I have given you an Award on my Blog, I hope you will claim it:)

I just love all the things you make, they are Beautiful!!
Michelle x

Dolly said...

LOVE it! :) xx

Cheryl said...

I love this! The details are perfect.

Grenouille Greetings said...

Uber clever!!!! Fabulous! Hugs, Lesley

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