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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Thank You

Hi - thanks for visiting, hope you're all having a good week,  I've had a play with a gorgeous stamp that I received in a parcel of stamps from a lovely blogging friend, Thank You!  She just wanted them to be used and loved - and I love this lady - her name's  Yvette (Stamp It rubber stamps) and doesn't she look lovely in Pink!
I've used the Tattered Doily die for the card base,  which I distressed with Spun Sugar and then stamped with an Inkylicious 'spot' stamp in the same colour.   I added a back, so that it can stand.
I am entering this at :
  In the Pink - Ribbon and Bows
  Make it Monday - Anything Goes   -  (I was the featured card last week)
  Creative Craft Challenge - 1 image/2 papers/3 flowers
  Bunny Zoe's - Shabby Chic/Vintage
  Ooh LaLa - Stitching

Well, after a bit of light relief, its back to some more Christmas cards!

Avril xx


Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Avril...wow, you have worked wonders with Yvette! She is sooo pretty in pink. I love the shabby/vintageness of this piece.
Dot x

Claire said...

A beautiful shabby chic / vintage card with a gorgeous image and pretty detailing. Hugs, Claire x

Janette said...

Oh this is so elegant Avril, do love it.x

debby4000 said...

What an beautiful, elegant lady image, gorgeous card.

Anonymous said...

Such a delicate design, and I love vintage. Seen on MIM

Paper Profusion said...

Simply divine darling! Nicola x

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous card, and you have a lovely friend to send you those wonderful stamps! Hugs, Valerie

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A beautiful card, great vintage feeling.

Nicecrane Designs said...

What a gorgeus,,,,,card Avril I love your die and the vintage effect,,,,I have just finished a new Vintage Fashion Set,,,, SHHHHHHHHHh

Christine L said...

Hi Avril.... oooh she looks so elegant and ladylike on your beautiful creation.... and loved! So glad you've made such fabulous use of her...

Big hugs
Christine x

Christine L said...

and PS.... thanks for sharing her at In The Pink too!


Wendy McCarthy said...

What a beauty Avril! Love the doily top and the soft pink colour. Lovely layering and the lady is beautiful too! Spotted it on MIM xx

Anonymous said...

It's really lovely your friend knows her stamps have been given to such a good (and talented) home.
Beautifully elegant!

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous card, love the pink colour tones and the image looks lovely.
Yvonne x

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Lovely vintage shabby chic creation .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Shirley Chillman said...

Shabby Chic and ooh la la hunny. She looks so regal with such a scrummy background.

Crafty bhugs from Shirl x x

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Love the top...it makes the whole creation even more elegant...Lovely Avril!

Pia S said...

What a sweet gift - this image is just down your alley. You're great at making beautiful feminine designs, and this one's no exception!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so beautiful, really stunning and delicate. I spotted you over on Make it Monday and popped over for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.


Terry said...

Such a pretty card and great shabby chic feeling! Love that you added to doily! Happy Friday!

Sandy said...

She is quite a proper lady and deserves a lovely card which you have made for her. Very dainty and very apropos given the nature of her station. Beautifully made Avril!

Desire Fourie said...

This is such a beautiful vintage design. Love the pinks.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Wendi said...

Wow this is an absolutely gorgeous card, love the layers, the image and embellishments, outstanding
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Happy Crafting

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card, I love the image. Thanks for joining in our "Recipe" challenge at Creative Craft.
Bev x

Julie said...

What a lovely and elegant card! Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges
Julie t