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Monday, 5 May 2014

Fabulous Flappers (posted by Claire)

Good morning folks, just a quick post to share another card made with this months new release stamps, Fabulous Flappers 

The first background is made with distress inks in shades of green and my ink blending mat, spritzed with water and then mopped up with white card. The next layer was made using Fancy Flourish stamps with shades of Green Memento ink.

The flapper, vase and flowers (all from the sampe set) have been stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Graph'It Markers. I stamped some of the flowers around the edge and distressed with some green ink. I added some stickles to the centre of the flowers and layered up over a spellbinders border die cut. I've used Tea Dye distress ink to tone the card I used for matting with the image. To finish off  I've made some little roses and added some punched leaves

Thanks for popping by
Claire xx


  1. such stunning colours - really beautiful - love this! Hugs rachel xx

  2. Love the way you make your backgrounds! They fit so well in that way on this beautiful card!

  3. This is a beautiful card and those colours are brilliant
    Jackie x

  4. I love the way you have used the vertical lines to accent the trims & wrap of her dress in orange, the soft floral stamped edging echoes not only the flowers of her dress but that sprig emanating from the 'urn'. Your grounding of her is lovely & I just love that Memento Fancy Flourishes background. A thoroughly interesting layout.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. I love the colours and the trim looks like wood.

  6. Beautiful card and love the background you created. Gorgeous image too!
    Linda xxx

  7. These colours are pretty with the muted green and the bronzy brown. I love the Fancy Flourish stamp you have used in the background, and also the pretty flower in the vase which you have used around the edges of the topper. The border and the flowers with the punched leaves are beautiful finishing touches. I also love the way you have restricted the colour palette to the two colours which bring harmony to the finished card.

  8. Love the colors and and all the little touches.

  9. Oh so beautiful, Claire. the colours are very elegant... really suits her.
    hugs, Asha

  10. So very beautiful and so very chic and elegant - it all works perfectly, tfs Karen x

  11. Hi Claire. Simply stunning. The colors, the stamping, the amazing coloring and the layout are just beautiful.
    Flo xx


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