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Saturday, 4 February 2017

Young Dreams

Hello and thanks for calling in, well I've gone back to my love of vintage to get the creative mojo started again.   This was going to be a tag, but as I've got a few birthdays coming up, it ended up as a DL card,  I quite like this size.

The background was created with a new to me Tim Holtz Nordic background stamp, I've got the stencil, but I love this smaller pattern.
I couldn't find a suitable size picture in the Found Relatives pack so after a little internet search,  I found this lovely young girl,  resized her and printed out onto photo paper.
A few bits and pieces from my stash and some Wildflower die cuts tied with string.

I am entering this at:
  Shopping Our Stash - Days of Yore

Hopefully, there might be some more crafting tomorrow as no one's coming for lunch, easy day.
Have a great weekend,
Avril xx


Janette said...

This is really lovely Avril, the girl in the picture looks so pretty, bet she never dreamed she would end up on a card...
Enjoy your day tomorrow..xx

sirkkis said...

What a lovely vintage card. Beautifully created.
Wishing you happy weekend ❤

Amanda said...

Sorry you've lost your mojo, I hate it when that happens. Looks like you're back on it with this make though, lovely vintage make
Amanda x

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous, Avril!! I love the vintage image you used!! The layers and design are fabulous!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

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chrissie said...

Looks like you have found Mr Mojo again Avril.i love this terrific work of art. Everything fits so well together

Love Chrissie xx

Joan said...

A lovely vintage card Avril, you do this style to perfection, love the layers, it the image and bunch of wildflowers,a lovely touch.


pearshapedcrafting said...

I really love this vintage style card! Love the finishing touch with the wild flowers! Hugs, Chrisx

My name is Erika. said...

Hope your feeling better. This newest art piece is really beautiful Avril.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful vintage card, stunning image used.xx{aNNie}

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Avril. Love the background, the neutral tones work so well for the vintage image you used as a focal piece. The strip of lace is lovely and I adore that doily tucked in the back! A wonderful aged looking creation!! have a great week :)

Sandy said...

Whoever gets this birthday card is going to love it - quite a treasure!
sandy xx

Linda said...

This is beautiful Avril, I love the vintage look and those gorgeous layers xx

Mimi said...

Wow... love this large taggy-card! (And so will the lucky birthday recipient!) That background stamp is fabulous, and the inky flowers are perfect. Well done. Thank you so much for sharing at Shopping Our Stash this week!

Caro´s kreative Welt said...

This is so gorgeous, Avril!! Wonderful vintage, i love it.
Hugs Carola

Margik said...

A beautiful vintage card Avril, the imgage is fabulous and just love all the layering.
Hugs, Mar

Lynne Moncrieff said...

This really is so beautiful - you and vintage go together hand in hand.
Love this.

Astrid Maclean said...

Totally stunning vintage perfection!!Love this!

Paper Profusion said...

Beautifully soft and elegant Avril. Love your gentle design. Hope you had a lovely crafty day yesterday. Nicola x

lauren bergold said...

love that amazingly cool image, the PERFCET background stamp, not to mention the beautiful vintage vibe! this thing is really all-round perfect! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (days of yore!) STASH with us this week!

Pia S said...

A rare card shape, but I do love how different it looks. It's still just one fold and nothing fussy about it, but it has impact. And the shape of the image suits the card shape too. I've got that background stamp, used it a few times and people mistake it for a DP. I haven't used it with brown ink yet, but white EP on Kraft card stock, love how it looks.

Brenda Brown said...

A fabulous layered vintage card Avril. I too love that Nordic design, it's so versatile xxx

butterfly said...

A really gorgeous vintage look. Great layers and I love those flowers as the finishing touch.
Alison x

Donna said...

Gorgeous vintage card! Love the image you chose, works really well!
Another lovely project! Thanks for joining the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew this week for our "Days of Yore" challenge!!