With a Flourish or two…

Happy Sunday everyone.

Sharing a couple of cards.

This first card I made using Flourishes Kids at Play and Annabelle Stamps Sentimental Bluebells “Happy Birthday” Sentiment.

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I started this card with a black card front. I cut the patterned paper from Cosmo Cricket Social Club just short of the amount I needed so I could trim and have my two black lines showing through. I then stamped my image using Versa fine Onyx Black on SBB kraft cardstock. I then used my distressing tool to sponge various inks onto my background. The sentiment was stamped onto a die cut scallop which I taped to the side of my image. Before I attached my image to the card front with foam tabs I felt it needed a little brightening up so I added some red cardstock from my scraps stash. I am linnking this upto the following challenges.

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and

(I turned this sketch to the side)

My second card uses Flourishes Kids at Play and the sentiment is from Call me also by Flourishes stamped in SU Crumb Cake ink. I have CAS(E) this card fromΒ http://flourishes.org/2013/06/focus-on-the-beach-and-more-about-silke/

This is the original

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and mine

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For my card I have used SBB Kraft Cardstock, October Afternoon Farmhouse 8 x 8 pad along with Kaisercraft lace, Sizzix SU stripe embossing folder, Annabelle Stamps Natural Hemp Dienamics Rolled rose and CC Designs Leafy Branch dies. The button, ribbon, pearls and yellow cardstock are from my stash.

I am linking this card up to Flourishes Case Silke

http://flourishes.org/2013/06/focus-on-the-beach-and-more-about-silke/

and

Crafting With Dragonflies Challenge Blog

Vintage + Lace

Thanks for stopping and taking a peek. I enjoy reading the comments you leave.

Hope the rest of your weekend is great.

Cheers

Vicki

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16 thoughts on “With a Flourish or two…

  1. I love that stamp – must get mine out again. Fabulous faded look you have managed for the vintage theme. Your lace is delicious too! Thank you for joining in the fun at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  2. How original to turn that sweet fishing stamp into an evening scene with your Distress Inks! The red mat was the perfect finishing touch. Great CASE of Silke’s card–love your yellow flowers! Thanks so much for joining us this week in the Timeless Tuesday Make a Splash challenge, and the CASE Silke challenge!

  3. Beautiful cards, Vicki! I love the softness of your “water” card! Thanks so much for joining us for the Make a Splash! Timeless Tuesday challenge!

  4. Beautiful cards, Vicki! LOVE your little boy fishing one, just Awesome!
    Thanks for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

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