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Sunday, 5 October 2014

Anything Goes at Fashionable Stamping

Hi folks, today see the start of a new Challenge over at Fashionable Stamping and it's one you all like 'Anything Goes'  so as long as you use real stamps and your stamping is the main focal point of your project please join us as we have Flonzcraft as our sponsor and they are offering one lucky random winner a $20 spend in their online store.
For my card I have used Artistic Outpost 'Paris Exposition'  for my main image, coloured with Distress inks
I've gone for a very shabby look with this card - I used Picket Fence stain on the DP before Stencilling with embossing paste.  A torn page from a french novel, lace and muslin under the layered image. My flowers are a Joy craft die and inked with Milled lavender and Dusty concord with seam binding stained to match.
  I am entering this at:
    That Craft Place -  Shabby/Chic
    Artistic Outpost - Show us Your Art - Anything Goes

Just a quick post from me,  last couple of things to pack away before I loose the kitchen tomorrow, so it's 2 weeks of no kitchen duties - hoping to get some crafting time in while the builder is busy, fingers crossed.
Enjoy your Sunday.
Avril xx


brenda said...

A beautifully romantic card Avril both the colours and Parisian image.

Hope you have a good Sunday.

B x

Dots Dabbles said...

Oh Avril what an absolutely beautiful stamp!!! And you have showed it off so beautifully. This is ultra feminine and the french bookpage is a touch of genious. I love this.
Dot x

Valerie-Jael said...

Great card, hope you will still be able to eat without a kitchen, and enjoy the extra crafty time! Hugs, Valerie

sirkkis said...

This is super lovely card. Corgeous photo surrounded with beautiful embellishments.
All is so perfect and elegant.
I wish good luck to your kitchen project.
Hugs, Sirkka

sally said...

Aaah, romantic Paris! Always a winner though it's not a city I'm particularly find of....


Analia Cristina said...

Lovely work,toujour Paris!

Christine L said...

I love the lilac colour choice and the beautiful shading you've achieved around the tower Avril.. The flowers and lace are the perfect finishing touch too.

Good to say hello again yesterday... and fingers crossed your kitchen refit goes well! Just enjoy all the eating out and takeaways inbetween!

Christine x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's an amazing creation, fabulous details.

Meggymay said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Avril. It is still on display here and I love it.
Yvonne xx
p.s. Hope the kitchen make over goes well.

chrissies said...

A very beautiful card with a wonderful stamped image surrounded by vintage type wonders

Love Chrissie x

Ingrid Kristina V said...

Stunning card, Avril! Love all the layers on this card, so pretty! xxx

Linda said...

This is beautiful Avril ...... love the shabby chic look and the colour is just perfect. Have a great week .... hugs Linda xx

Pia S said...

What a lovely focal image and wonderful combination of purples, my favorite color! Love the vintage feel of this design!

Carole said...

OOh la la..this is so pretty and romantic...love the lilac and that wonderful Eiffel Tower.

Pamellia Johnson said...

I just love your soft purples Avril and your flowers are so gorgeous!! Wonderful stencil, what company is that from?? big hugs :)

Julia said...

Me ha gustado tu bloc, cuantas cosas interesantes, te invito a visitar el mío, espero que te guste y me encantaría que si no eres seguidora te hicieras para seguir compartiendo nuestros blogs

Terry said...

Oh my this is so lovely! The AO image really pops against those lovely lavender layers. The stenciled background is another gorgeous touch! Thank you for sharing this beauty at AO. Hugs!

Shirley Chillman said...

Another delicate and ethereal make Avril with some very delicious colours as well.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

Lisa Somerville said...

Stunning Avril - love the soft and romantic feel to your card! Thanks for supporting the Artistic Outpost Challenge!

Buttons said...

Love the way the stencilling has really added to the shabby chic look of this lovely card. Jenny x