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Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Hats and Easter Bonnets at TioT


Hello and welcome to another challenge at Try it on Tuesday and this time we would love to see Hats and  'Easter Bonnets' on your creations.
For the month of March we have
                                                         
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For my DT piece I have used an Inkylicious image, borrowed from my crafty friend Diane - its not an Easter Bonnet, but the advert does say Spring Wear!  The papers are Prima Botanical - a freebie from a magazine. The large flower is TH Tattered Floral die, this was stamped, inked and spritzed with Perfect Pearls.
The rest of the DT have some wonderful creations on show, so please pop over here and take a look.

I am entering this at:
  Cards and More - Lace & Pearls
  Celebrate the Occasion - Spring is in the Air (Spring Wear hat)
  Bunny Zoes - Girly
  Make it Monday - Anything Goes
  Simon Says Stamp & Show - Shabby/Chic
  Vintage Stamping Challenge - Spring is in the Air

A rather late post from me, but have had a very busy day with DD looking for shoes, hairbands -(diamante of course) - and bridesmaids dresses, I'm absolutely shattered.  I hope to do some blog visiting this week, although I still feel as if I am playing 'catch up' all the time as I am still trying to organise the 'craft room'  This has to be done before Saturday - I'm off to GNP at Harrogate and you never know - I might just come back with one or two new goodies to play with!!  If anyone's going, It would be great to meet up.

Avril xx


31 comments:

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely card, great vintage paper and feel to ths. Love your gorgeous flower, perfect combined with your feminine image. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stampand Show Challenge. Tracy x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image.xxx

Paper Profusion said...

Beautiful card Avril. Love the way you have angled that image with great composition.

Hopefully that's the main decisions taken care of for wedding - all the choice is bewildering I'm sure. Happy times at Harrowgate. Nicola x

Meggymay said...

Beautiful spring colours , its a gorgeous card and a lovely hat.
Yvonne x

Netty said...

Loving your beautiful card Avril. Hugs Annette x

Lucianna Dilsaver said...

Beautiful vintage card, lovely embellishments to go with the image! Thanks for sharing your creation with us @ CTO for our "Spring is in the Air" Challenge :)

brenda said...

A beautiful creation Alison and a great entry for our theme this month, thanks for sharing at FVSC.

Enjoy that shopping, it's a couple of years since our last wedding but always such fun preparing, if exhausting at time.

B x

Alexa said...

Love the vintage shades of your card - really soft. The old advert is great for this challenge - clever idea to use it! x

Linda said...

Hi Avril,
This is a beautiful card, love the large tattered flower - gorgeous!
Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog. Hope you enjoy the GNPE. It would be lovely to meet up as we're both there. We could chat over a coffee maybe. Hopefully see you there. xx

Buttons said...

Love this card Avril - the flower really makes it too. Hugs, Jenny x

Anna Jasiolek said...

Love the vintage feeling of this card, great image! Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
Hugs
Anna xxx

May said...

Gorgeous card, Love the vintage feel...Great colours & the flower is beautiful... Hugs May x x x

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

A gorgeous stamp, lovely scrappaper and a great flower!

kind regards, Alie :-)

Sandy said...

Well I think it is a lovely hat that helped to make a beautiful card. Your flower is fabulous!!!
Sandy

Faye's Paper Passion said...

Fabulous card and colors Avril. I saw this on MIM. Faye

Terry said...

Beautiful and elegant! Love the vintage colors and that lady in her bonnet! Enjoy the day!

lisa said...

Hi Arvil.
I just popped over to admire your beautiful lady. Always know it's your card with an elegant lady on. It sounds like you are one busy bee but i'm glad you are getting chance to go to Harrogate. I shall be there so will look out for you. We usually manage to bump into each other I know. Just hope the weather warms up a bit.
Hugs Lisax

lalkygirl said...

What a stunning vintage card ,love the image and fab embellies
Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x

Katina said...

Hi Avril, what a lovely image - she's so elegant! Gorgeous card as always; the paper is beautiful and so is that fabulous flower!

Oh, I remember those shopping trips so well!!
xx

Ellie Knol said...

Great take on the difficult theme!

My name is Cindy said...

Love the vintage feel to this - stunning card Avril. Hugs Cindy

Pia S said...

What a beautiful vintage image! The papers you've chosen for this card are really pretty, and love the flower decoration! Lovely card!

Christine L said...

Hi Avril

Oooh a stunningly elegant card... fabulous vintage theme.. love it!

Sounds like a good day on Saturday - Elaine, t'other Christine, Kath, Lisa, and Mau will all be there too.. I would imagine we'll all be around the coffee spot at 11.00 - 11.30 ish! Nudge me if I walk past you, I don't wear my distance glasses so never recognise people until they are right next to me! (am also rubbish at remembering faces too!)

Looking forward to it.
Hugs
Christine x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A fabulous card Avril - and wow, it's an advert for Harvey Nicks! Of course I always buy my hats at the Leeds store!!!Lol
Have a great time at Harrogate on Saturday - give my best wishes to Lisa if you see her.
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Gay Peplow said...

Hi Avril,
Your card is beautiful, vintage and just super colours!! It would fit in with the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals competition too, hugs Gay xx

butterfly said...

Gorgeous spring colours, and a big old WOW to that flower! Thanks so much for all your lovely comments today - that was some dedicated catching up... I've still got lots of that to do!!
Lot of hefting and sorting so far in the museum, but we'll get on to the fun bit of renovation soon, I hope...
Alison xx

stempelomi said...

stunning vintage card!
Thank you for joining us this week at cards and more.


Take a look at our rules...you can link only 5 challenges!

Hugs,Beate

die amelie said...

A vintage dream, Avril!

Love your use of lace and colours!

Hugs,
Claudia x

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Beautiful card, that paper is yummy. Your flower is really super, great colors.

lawinchen said...

A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at cards und more.
Take a look at our rules...you can link only 5 challenges!
hugs
Andrea

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Just a fabulous card, great image.
Thanks for joining us at Flonz Craft Vintage Stamping Challenges.