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Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Trying to get into the Mood

I have really struggled lately...my craft has been a chore not a pleasure!  Life is far far too busy...in between decorating, babysitting granddaughter, a large family tea (there are 7 of us and then there are the partners) I managed to make a card yesterday (wonders will never cease) especially for two of the challenges I like to try and join in with each month.


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The card is 8x8 in size. I used a Flonz retro ladies stamp and the Stampendous I love Paris stamp.  The background was coloured using tumbled Glass distress ink and stencilled with flowers and french script was stamped in Faded Jeans distress ink.


The side panel and mount was embossed with a Fleur de Lys folder before Shabby Blue embossing powder added randomly .  This along with blue glitter frantage was added to the Paris image.


Lace was threaded through the side panel, bow tied.  Lace also added to the focal image before a string of pearls was added to make a frame.


Only one meeting this week so I am hoping to be a little productive this week. Thanks for popping by...I do appreciate it as I have been a little lax in visiting blogs of late but I do realise time is of the essence haha ....Suzanne xx



12 comments:

Merkku said...

Hello Suzanne!
This is so lovely, I love the colors especially that light blue.
Have a nice week!
Hugs Merkku

Daniele said...

such a pretty card, love all the different elements that you have used
hugs

brenda said...

This is a really pretty card Suzanne, you blended the images into a lovely collage affect and nice texture as well.

Thanks so much joining us again at Stamping Sensations and FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

B x

Suzi B said...

Well you've certainly hit the "mood" with this Suze...gorgeous colours and images.
Suzi B xx

Tineke said...

Wauw, wat een supermooie kaart!
Groetjes Tineke

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A wonderful card, great images and colors. Thanks for joining us at Flonz Craft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

pinky said...

How you managed this beautiful card with your busy life I will never know. It has a lovely feel to it and I love the soft colours. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
Pinky

Lynne K said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Suzanne! The blue and white is so fresh and pretty, and I love all the textures and embossing. Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations this month.

Lynne

Esther said...

Hi Suzanne - sorry to hear your struggling to get the crafty mojo going...but I'm comforted to know I'm in good company as I've not been really feeling it for ages either ! Having said that you've still created a beautiful, beautiful card, love the soft colours...Esther xx

Debi said...

one would never know your Mojo is missing in action- this is a STUNNER!!! just love it all! Debi x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Suzanne, hope you find your mojo -
this is fabulous creation, soo lovely, you know I love Paris...
warm greetings;-))m

Sall said...

If thats what you create not being in the mood you clearly have an innate talent because that is phenomenal

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