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Friday, 25 March 2011

Clarity's Corset!

This is one of the Clarity stamps that I bought at the Papercrafts show, I have wanted this stamp for ages. This is my first finished card using this stamp, and I stamped the image with Distress Ink(forgot to get a new Versafine) and then heat embossed using a Stewart Gill Marcasite Embossing Powder which just gives a little black sparkle, but doesn't show in the photo. I cross stitched the 'ties' on the back of the corset before matting on black.

I am entering this card in the following challenges
Simon Says - Mothers Day/Girly
ABC - Sewing
Lets Ink it Up - Punches
Papertake Weekly - Girly
OohLaLa - Mothers Day/Special
Thats it for now - need to put some 'bits & bobs'from the play day together and make a card!

Thanks for looking

Avril x


Fliss said...

A really striking card Avril and can see why you wanted that stamp. Love the simple layout and the stitched detail.
Thanks for joining in with LIIU die cuts/punches challenge and good luck!

Christine said...

Wow love this CAS creation the image says it all..stunning Avril

smiles Christine xx

Lisa Jane said...

i love this .. so elegant yet sexy -lol..like us lot last saturday!! ca you believe its a week ago?
I love the stitiching
Lisa x

Anonymous said...

Ooh la la!! Very sexy but so classy too! Just gorgeous Avril. I love the way you embrace so many different styles in your card making. xxx

Fleur said...

Avril, this is stunning & very elegant
Hugz Fleur xXx

lisa said...

What a gorgeous stamp, Avril. I bet there's loads you can do with it, although it looks perfect in black and white, very elegant.
Thanks so much for your lovely comments.
Hugs Lisax

DesignerDiva said...

WOW Avril this is gorgeous, really stunning and just like it says feminine. You have the CAS style down to a tee
Hugs Laurie x

Wendi said...

Wow what a stunning card and beautiful image
very creative
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

Wow, how clever are you? this is gorgeous
Love Jenni xx

Claire said...

That stamp is gorgeous Avril and you've made such a beautiful elegant card! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

craftykitten said...

Fab card, I love Barbara's stamps too. Thanks for joining in with our Mother's Day/Special Friend challenge at OLL this time. Good luck.
Dawn xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh wow! :) What a fabulous image Avril - simple, but so stunning.

Great card in black and white, classy (as usual :)) with lovely touches from the punch and gems.



Angie said...

Fab card love the image and the colour
thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

America said...

Oh Im lovin this in white too! Fab simplicity!:)