Tuesday 19 June 2012

Lavender and Lace

Our theme this week for my Monday night craft session was anything purple or lilac.  So after tea and blueberry muffins we got started and this is what I came up with.
The gorgeous image is a freebie from Free Vintage Digital Stamps and had been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers, making use of some of the really pale Flexies and limited edition spring Pros.  Imagine what you'd pay for a rubber stamp that detailed?  To get it free is just great!
The papers and lace borders are all from a massive Hunkydory bargain pack I got a while ago, and yes, I know, if I didn't spend so much on bargain stash I might be able to afford new clothes!
The sentiment stamp is from a Papermania Lucy Cromwell set, I love the sentiments from that set, the script is so lovely and looks almost handwritten.
The corner embellishments were made with a Marianne die and the flowers were fussy cut from some Prima papers.
I ribbon, bow, blobs of Pearl Pen and lashings of Diamond Stickles finish it off.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Joanna Sheen - lavender and lace
Stampalot - bingo, I used purple/lilac, lace/ribbon and pink
Passion for Promarkers - #154 - pastels and glitter ( there's a lot of Stickles on this that doesn't show very well in the pics and the lace borders are heavily glittered too)
Tammy's Scrappin' Corner - #15 - ribbons and bows
Gingerloft - #42 - vintage
Sketch 'n' Stash - #90 - choice of sketch, I chose sketch # 76


  1. WOW Wendy this is beautiful love the image and the layout is superb. Caroline xxx

  2. stunning card, I love that vintage image and the colours are gorgeous too. Great choice of sketch!!

  3. This is gorgeous,love the image....fab colours.xxx

  4. Wendy, Wow this is gorgeous and l have to agree the image is stunning and colours gorgeous too :)x

  5. Just beautiful, thanks for playing along at PFP & Joanna Sheen. Good luck. Jane (DT) x

  6. Its just beautiful, love your sweet shades and great image. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.

  7. Beautiful card Wendy, such a gorgeous image. Thanks for playing along at Joanna Sheen challenge too, Hugs Teresa xx

  8. beautiful card tracy x

  9. Simply gorgeous Wendy...:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  10. Such a gorgeous card Wendy, lovely image I agree and great colouring , well done. Thankyou for all the support recently too, much appreciated :) Viv xx

  11. simply gorgeous, Wendy, hope your feeling better. Marlene

  12. beautiful card Wendy - really stunning image - fabulous! Hugs Rachel xx

  13. Beautiful card Wendy and so spot on for the challenge.

    Edna x

  14. wow your blog is just filled with amazing creations Wendy!! There is a little award on my blog for you x

  15. Beautiful card...great take on sketch 76

    Thanks for joining us at S n S ...good luck!

    xx hugs Lizzy xx :)

  16. There you go again Wendy, tempting me with blueberry muffins, could just eat one of those for breakfast.

    Your image is just lovely and makes for a really elegant card.

    Thanks so much for joining our Bingo theme at Stampalot challenge this month.

    B x

  17. Thanks for joining us over at "Passion for Promarkers" xx Good luck xx

  18. so stunning wendy.i love the vintage image ;D

    xx coops xx

  19. Soft and Beautiful. I love this cute image very much
    Thanks for Entering the Challenge
    At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    I hope to see you enter next week!!
    Hugs Owner Tammy Ortiz

  20. gorgeous card Wendy... I love those borders... they're so pretty & I love the colour combo too :)

    Thanx for joining in with us over at Sketch N Stash... good luck :)

    hugz Angie xXx

  21. Wonderful card. I love the colors and the layout. Thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. joann sassy raggedy

  22. What a gorgeous vintage style card!
    I love the pretty colour combo and papers with this lovely image.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

  23. A fabulous card! Thanks for joining in the bingo fun at stampalot this month and good luck!

  24. Lovely Lavendar and Lace creation! Thanks for joining us for Tammy's Scrapin Corner Challenge. ~Dt Candy

  25. This is beautiful love you use of the white & pink and a lovely image to.

    Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft

    Tracey DT

  26. what a beautiful card, so glad you joined us at SnS


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