My submission for Theme Thursday this week. The challenge was "tags." (Something I kind of like creating:)
For those of you that asked what I bought at the stamp store yesterday, sorry I didn't take a picture. But I can tell you this tag contains a couple of the things -- well, the tag itself in fact. But I also bought the background stamp (Paper Artsy) and the little inchie stamp I used on the puzzle piece (Hero Arts).
I live in an area where there are a lot of craft stores. So if I travel an hour and a half out to a stamp store, I make it a point to buy only those things I can't get nearby and can't use a coupon for such as Michael's and Joann's. They had a good selection of Paper Artsy stamps which I can't find locally, so I bought a few of those. The Hero Arch inchie stamps are three years old and discontinued so I wouldn't easily find them. But I like them quite a bit and was able to revive my interest in these puzzle pieces by stamping on them. I also bought a flourish stamp from JudiKins (wood mounted, too, which I almost never buy anymore), but I realized I don't have a single flourish stamp I really like. They also had a lot of old 7 Gypsies papers (going back five or six years) which were of the vintage/collage variety. I grabbed a few of those, just loved them. A few odds and ends like watch faces, cigar bands and that was about it.
Oh, and DH was very good -- dropped me off and waited for the full hour before he came back to find out if I "was done yet."