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Thursday, 24 May 2012

Pearls and Lace

Hi Folks,

Managed to finish this card for a friends birthday this weekend.   My new favourite 'lady',  its one of the single image Gibson Girls stamps from the Artistic Stamper.
I made a mask and shaded around her head while still in the Nesti frame. The background is mauve card and I used IndigoBlu Anemone Corner, stamped with Shaded Lilac DI. The panel is CB embossed and sponged with the same ink.  Roses were white and again sponged DI on the edge of the petals.  I hid the join on the 2 pieces of lace with silk braid and pearls. The swirl is a Marianne die.

I am going to enter this card in:
  Sugar Creek Hollow - Pearls and Swirls
  Craft Room Challenge- Add Fabric
  Crafty Creations - Pastels, Pearls & Lace
  My time to craft - It takes 2 (2 nesti frames)
  Pan Pastels Challenge - Pastel colours

Thanks for looking.

Avril xx


Terry said...

You sure made her one pretty lady in that delicate framing! Your friend will just love this gorgeous birthday card! Have a great evening!

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

Lucky friend to receive this beauty, I love it!!
Jenni xx

Doreen said...

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

Heather said...

Great shading! Your card has such a great vintage feel, so soft and delicate..love how you used the nesties!! Beautiful swirl and pearls!
Thank you for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.

Julia said...

Beautiful vintage card, love the way you used your frames, and that image is lovely! Thanks for joining My Time To Craft, Challenge 180 - It Takes Two.

Zoe Sanderson said...

And again just gorgeous, thank you for sharing this second project with us at Craft-Room challenge XOXO Zoe

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A beautiful card, great image, your friend will love it.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Wow! This is so pretty, I love the lace and papers and the vintage image is fab. Thank you so much for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Claire said...

BEautiful card, I love the stamp you've used Avril and the colours are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK this week
Have a good weekend
Claire xx

Maria said...

This is gorgeous Avril, I love those soft colours and touch of lace, and you've certainly made her look beautiful. Thanks for joining us again over at the Craft-Room.

Maria x

Patti P. said...

Your card is lovely. The shading around your lovely lady caught my eye right away. Love the colors. That lace and pearl trim is beautiful.
Thanks for sharing at Sugar Creek Hollow.
Patti SCH/DT

Brenda Brown said...

A beautiful card Avril, I love the image and the lace adds that perfect touch.
Thanks for sharing this with us at PanPastel UK this week.
hugs brenda xox

Anonymous said...

So beautiful Avril!

Suzanne Brookfield said...

Avril..so romantic and elegant. Thank you for entering the Craft Room challenge again this fortnight. Suzanne xx

hazel said...

This is such a beautiful card Avril, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.