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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Lovely in lilac`

Dug out this old Stamp It stamp for the Flonzcraft vintage stamping challenge which is "Olde Worlde", I think this pretty lady is Edwardian so hope she is olde worlde enough.  I don't know why but I have never coloured her in anything but lilac and green so here she is all dressed up again in the same old colours.  I made the background with distress inks, three different shades, the I tried stamping a large lace stamp with water, didn't work too well so I then overstamped the lace stamp again with dusty concord and also bits of French writing , didn't want to cover it up too much so just added the bits of lace and ribbon and a couple of pins.

Flonzcraft Vintage Stamping - OldeWorlde

Try it On Tuesdays - pearls for the girls

Make my Monday -  girly birthday

Not quite sure why this looks a bit blurry on here, if you click on the image it looks much sharper!


 

11 comments:

  1. You are on a roll this week Joan and what lovely colours you have chosen for this one and yes I think she is suitable aged for the theme.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges and More challenge.

    B x

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  2. Very beautiful colours for the stylish stamped image. Love how you used the pins with the pearls

    Thank you for joining us at atry it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

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  3. Hi,fantastic this card in lila range!

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  4. Hi Joan, gorgeous card and she looks lovely in lilac. Love the background stamping.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril xx

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  5. A gorgeous card Joan, beautiful colour combination. Thanks to joining us at TioT's this time.
    Yvonne xx

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  6. love the stamped background Joan, such a lovely colour your card surly is beautiful..

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  7. I have stamps that I always color the same, too! It's like they demand it somehow! In this case, your stylish Edwardian lady is gorgeous in lilac!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Gorgeous card, Joan, and beautifully coloured. I love that shade of lilac

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  9. Such a lovely elegant card. Thank you for joining us at MMM
    Suzi B xx

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  10. Wow Joan, what a gorgeous card! Love the purple and the very elegant looking lady.
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Make My Monday.
    Fliss xx

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