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Saturday, 23 November 2013

Altered Image!

A while ago the lovely Ignacio of Nicecrane Designs sent me some lovely Original Vintage Ladies images to play with and I made this, well this time I decided to use one of the images for Christmas.  I have really 'played' this time and have actually changed the colour of the ladies clothes!  Wasn't sure if this would work, but they coloured beautifully with Promarkers to give them a really festive look - (hope you don't mind Ignacio) but it just shows how versatile these images can be.  My background uses the Stampendous Snowy Postcard and Christmas Greetings and LOTV recipe for my layers.

I am entering this at
  Crafts-Too - Vintage Christmas - pt. 2 Polychromatic
  Southern Girls - Circles
  Die cut Divas - Holidays and Celebrations

Thanks for visiting and I hope you all enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Avril xx


18 comments:

Paper Profusion said...

Gorgeous card Avril. Beautiful image and the warm red frame works wonderfully. Nicola x

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

This card remembers me of my youth Avril...great layers, great card!

have a nice weekend, Alie :-)

Meggymay said...

Love how you coloured the beautiful vintage image, Its a fantastic card Avril.
Yvonne x

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Isn't Ignacio so generous!
This is beautifully nostalgic.
Wishes
Lynne

Arlene said...

I love the ladies and the colors, perfect with the Post card behind them. Fantastic card.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Mrs A. said...

Works perfectly as a vintage Christmas card. hugs Mrs A.

Shirley Chillman said...

So bright and bold Avril but changing the colours works for me. Crafting is so about experimenting and having a go so well done on you sweets.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

Terry said...

Oh how I love the reds and greens for Christmas! This is just a gorgeous Christmas card! Beautiful coloring on the image and then the neutral colors add such dimension! Happy Sunday!

chrissies said...

Wonderful idea to change the colour of the clothes to make this beautiful card

Chrissie x

Pia S said...

Your coloring is fantastic and you've created such a beautiful vintage look with this image and the postcard and pieces with Christmas sentiments.

butterfly said...

I think it's a lovely festive treatment of the image - so bold and bright and beautiful - and I love the layers of vintage ephemera - delicious!
Alison x

Shell B. said...

Wonderful card Avril, cute vintage image & sweet design! Perfect for our challenge this round!

Good to see you join us for the SGC Challenge, hope to you come back soon!
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Shell in Alaska
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Nicecrane Designs said...

Wowww Avril, love it, love it,,, your coloring is great , my friend,so anyone can waht how can be altered my picts, to get so unnusual and amazing results....What a vibrant colors,,,,, You did a such a great work , Thanks for sharing it.

Jennie Atkinson said...

Such a gorgeous vintage card - the colours are so bright and bold. Thanks for sharing it with us at C2CU this month for our Vintage Christmas Twist 2.

Christine L said...

Beautiful as always Avril... such a wonderful vintage feel and bringing in the lovely traditional festive colouring..

Hugs
Christine x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A beautiful Christmas card, great vintage feeling.

Dawn Turley said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas.

Buttons said...

That works really well Avril. Love the layers. Jenny x