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Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Distressed?

Change from the clean and simple tonight, I finally managed to bring myself to cut into the fabulous Wallflower collection papers, trouble is that they are so beautiful that I then don't want to cover the paper up so I have still kept reasonable simple with this card.Stamped the Joycraft postcard stamp twice and gently distressed it, then just added the seam binding bow. Dyed the seam binding with dylusions postbox red  ,matching the postal theme ?  I now have postbox red fingers to match too, looks quite gory!

Vintage Stamping Challenge - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesdays - Floral
Craft Room Challenge - roses and romance
Fantasy Stampers - Distress it

11 comments:

  1. Such a Pretty Design just perfect for our challenge over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday Thank you for joining us,it is much appreciated without you we would have no challenge, I do hope you will join us again for another fab challenge nest week.... Good luck in the draw...
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    Xx

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  2. Oh, Joan, das ist eine wunderbare Karte.
    Dieser Stempel als Postkarte gefällt mir sehr.
    Ist die Rose gleich mit drauf?
    Es sieht so schön romantisch aus.
    Ich bin ganz verliebt in deine Karte.

    Sonnige Grüße
    Sophie

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  3. Gorgeous and utterly romantic. I do know how you feel about covering some of the beautiful DP's we all keep. They are far to nice to cut or cover and you can never ever ever use the last piece of that design can you? Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  4. Beautiful card, love the rich red details. I know how you feel about using the papers.
    Yvonne

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  5. Think we can all relate to how hard it can be to cut up and use those pretty papers.... but your card is a stunner and I just love the hopeless romantic feel! just perfect, thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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  6. So beautiful and romantic card, beautiful rose.
    Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge, welcome again;-))m

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  7. Rather belatedly Joan but have to come say what a stunning creation and to thank you for joining in at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

    B x

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  8. A gorgeous vintage design, Joan - loving the touches of red. Thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

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  9. Another stunning project, we all relate to the gorgeous papers symptoms. beautiful , the splash of red in the flower and ribbon is real hot and romantic. Thanks for sharing your distressed card with us at Fantasy Stampers. hope your well, thanks for your recent visit. Cazxx

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  10. This is soo pretty! I love the red rose you colored and the vintage feel. Thanks for joining us at the Craft Room!

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  11. Hi Joan, just catching up - beautifully coloured image, know what you meant about covering up nice papers, but these go so well together.
    Avril xx

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