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Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Wishing You were Here at TioT

Time for another challenge at Try it on Tuesday and our theme this fortnight is 'Wish You Were Here'  There are lots of different way to interpret of this theme,postcards, places and the rest of the Design team have some wonderful inspiration for you, so please pop over to the main blog, you won't be disappointed.
I wanted a nostalgic feel to my tag - my lady writing to her beau and reminding him of the wonderful time they spent together in Paris, and  wishing they could be there, together again.
I used  Crafty Individuals C260 as the main image, stamping 4 times, distressing and layering up, and my lady was clear embossed after colouring as I wanted her to look like a miniature painting, the frame was coloured with Aquamarine Treasure Gold.  For the background I used IndigoBlu 'All Saints' Stamp, and a CI little 'freebie' for the border.
I'm looking forward to seeing where you wish you were, so please join in and let us know.

I am entering this at:
  Card Mania - Travel/Vacation
  Stamping Sensations - Anything Goes

That's it for now,

Avril xx


Terry said...

So lovely in blue, Avril. Love the offset focal image and great stamping. Fabulous tag! Enjoy.

Anonymous said...

So much love put into this tag and what a beauty it is, brimming over with timeless elegance.

Jenny Marples said...

A beautiful tag Avril. Love the combination of stamped images. Jenny x

Margik said...

Wonderful tag, Avril. I love all great images. The blue colour is fabulous.
Hugs, Mar

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

The combination of the stamps and the colours is so lovely Avril!
greetings, Alie

Valerie-Jael said...

A beautiful tag, love the colours you used! Hugs, Valerie

Unknown said...

Gorgeous colour on the background! The stamped images are lovely and the tag is designed beautifully!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful tag, love the blues, so romantic looking. ~Diane

butterfly said...

Delicious image and that border at the bottom is really lovely. The blues are so romantic - lovely tag!
Alison xx

Lynne K said...

A beautiful tag, Avril, I love the colours and your choice of images. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.


Sandy said...

Wonderful tag - love all the images together.
Sandy xx

Pia S said...

What a wonderful vintage tag. I love the shades of blue colors you've used, and that miniature painting is beautiful!

G Peplow said...

Gorgeous, love your elegant lady and the blue hues are just perfect, great tag Avril :D xx

Paper Profusion said...

Exquisite tag Avril. I could dive into those blues! Nicola x

Linda said...

Beautiful tag Avril and I love your thoughts behind it.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend ...... Linda xx

Tracy said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations.
Happy crafting, Tracy x