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Saturday, 17 May 2014

Thinking of You

Just a quick post, to let you know that Nicecrane Designs have some beautiful new image sheets available here.  I was lucky and got to use   'A Dream of Fair Women'                   .
I think this lovely lady is dreaming of her Beau and missing him, such a wistful expression on her face!
Crafting time has been in very short supply lately, and I have a few things that have either not been used or not used for a long time, one of which is the TH Cabinet die,  and I thought this would be perfect to frame this beauty.  I used a CB embossing folder on the frame and used Frayed Burlap to highlight the pattern.
To make this into a card, I cut a back, scored 1" down and attached at the top. While waiting for my 'dyed' muslin to dry, I put the card to one side - I have just purchased the TH Frameworks die and had cut a few ready to use - ready to complete the card, I noticed that I had put it down on the 'frame' and it reminded me of old Victorian photos on ornate stands - let me know what you think. (The card does stand by the way - not sure if you can tell by the photo)

I am entering this at
    Crafts4Eternity - Use a Die
    Cards and scrap - Shabby Chic

I hope that you all enjoy the rest of the weekend and hope the sun keeps shining.

Avril xx


Desire Fourie said...

So beautifully vintage.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}


A beautiful vintage image Avril. Love the TH frame die - it's a perfect shape for the image. The frameworks die is fabulous too - I thought it was a wooden stand until I read your post. Something else for my wish-list I think!!
Have a happy weekend - Sylvia x

Nicecrane Designs said...

OMG Avril, love the frame and the die cut you used,,,,,,,,the lady looks great there,,,,,what a gorgeus showcase for my new collection,,,,, Thanks Avril

sally said...

A gorgeous "Georgian" lady


Silvia(Barnie) said...

A beautiful piece, great vintage feeling.

Mrs A. said...

Simply gorgeous. Love the colours and the shape. Hugs Mrs a

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab design and image.xxx

Meggymay said...

Beautiful vintage card Avril. Love the way you framed this.
Yvonne x

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

The effect of the trellis die-cut is beautiful, I like that idea so much.
A very pretty card.

Rita said...

Oh my goodness Avril, your card is so beautiful. I do love Vintage in any shape or form. Hugs Rita xxx

butterfly said...

What a beautiful image - and so clear that she's dreaming of "him"! Lovely use of the Frameworks - how clever.
Alison xx
(Popped by to see your gorgeous looking FSC make - so will be back later!)

Anneke said...

Beautiful tag. Love the look of it. Anneke.

Gitte said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at Card and scrap.

Linda said...

What a fabulous frame Avril, clever idea. Love the image too. xx

michele said...

Gorgeous card thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x