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Friday, 3 June 2011

Shopping Mall

Another vintage type card, I love these two ladies from a Crafty Individuals stamp, think they are having a good gossip ! I was looking at Brenda's blog the other night and saw the lovely book she had done for Gingersnap  as a designer, the challenge on there is At the mall, well this is my vintage take on a shopping mall. Its a copy of an old book page and was an actual shop in Knaresborough,North Yorks, just added some vintage paper, distress inks and a couple of bits from another CI stamp plate,I wish I had not added the pink gems at the top corner but they are well and truly stuck so had to stay.There were also a lot of challenges listed on Brenda's blog so am off to see if any of them are still open.

1. Papercrafting journey   - anything goes
2. Paper sundaes              - vintage/shabby chic
3. Dream valley challenges - stamp something
4. Gingersnap Creations - At the mall

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful and classy shopping trip Joan. So pleased you are playing with us at Gingersnaps. Enjoy the weekend. Annette x

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  2. This is just fabulous Joan, I love how you have taken the 2 ladies and added them to a shop front - very inspirational. I think the gems help to take your eye around the paper so that you see the whole design easily (see I am using my Claudine Hellmuth teaching here!). Thanks for mentioning me and I am pleased you have been able to use my pieces to spark off your own - that's what our art is all about.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  3. What a beautiful vintage card Joan - you have created a fabulous scene, and all the elements work so well together. Lovely to see another "Yorkshire girl" in blogland too!!

    Have a happy weekend - hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  4. Perfectly vintage & such a great scene! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes :)

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  5. Another pretty vintage creation Joan!

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  6. Love this! That black and white background and then the colored images really pop! Thanks for joining in this week at Paper Sundaes!

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  7. Fabulous card Joan, those ladies look real elegant. Yvonne x

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  8. A wonderful piece, great images.

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  9. Wow, this is a fab vintage card! I love the image, the ladies are so elegant! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley!

    luv, Mags x

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  10. This is gorgeous! Very creative! Love the vintage look and all the details. I wonder who they're dishin' about?

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