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Tuesday, 24 July 2012

The Cameo & Dusky Damask

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I believe this beautiful stamp has been discontinued, but I am posting this card because I used the new Dusky Damask stamp being spotlighted, on the inside.  What beautiful stamps in this new set!

This is the Dusky Damask set!

I stamped the pretty lady on white cardstock, and "aged" her with distress ink.  I used the new Spellbinders die set Floral Ovals, some gimp, pearls, lace, trim and punched flowers to enhance the image.  The crowning piece was the white background embossed with the "Fan", Anja-style stencil, and cutting out the "windows" so that the DCWV Linen Closet designer paper could peek through.

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  1. Beautiful card Clare! Such delicate colours.

  2. This is wonderful Clare, so very vintage and gorgeous. I love the pretty soft honey colours. The frame and lady stamped in black just pop. The pretty flowers, lace and everything compliment this image beautifully. I'm sure I have this pretty lady stamp. I'll need to go find her now to check if I'm right. Too many pretty stamps now to remember them all.

  3. So delicate and pretty and chic. I love it. it's good to see some older stamps used with new ones. shows just how versatile choc baroque designs are x

  4. the colours are very striking together & I love the way you've embellished the traditional cameo shape. She's idea for the cameo. With your beads & that lace she looks very fine indeed.
    Paula (PEP)
    PS - I knew this was one of yours even before I saw the name.

  5. Cynthia Desmond24 July 2012 at 17:29

    Absolutely beautiful. I wish my ideas turned out so well. Well done. Cynthia Desmond


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