Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Dancing On A Rainy Day

I'm back with another post on the third day in a row as I have quite a few things to show you over the next few days having had a productive crafting session and managed to finish off a few things that have been hanging around.
This one is my attempt at a recessed window card which Jacqueline kindly shared a tutorial on making on Make My Monday a few weeks back. If you like the look which I have to say is easier to do than you might think, you'll find the tutorial HERE.


The card is made from a piece of decorated paper from a Chocolate Baroque CD - I think it's called Filigree Fusion - and was printed on to 230gsm card. You need it to be fairly sturdy but not too thick.
I've used my absolute favourite Tim Holtz text stamp as I think the sentiment behind it is so inspiring. I stamped this with VersaFine Crimson Red.
I then stamped the gorgeous Umbrella Lady by Lost Coast Designs with VersaFine Imperial Purple, cut her out and adhered her with foam tape.
Simples!

Challenges for my card:
Lollipop Crafts - A Card /Project With No Embellishments
Victorine Originals - April Showers
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - Anything Goes
Crafting For All Seasons - April Showers

Hoping that those of you suffering somewhat adverse weather conditions for the time of year are managing to cope and are keeping warm.
Hugs, Fliss xx

17 comments:

  1. Love the colours, stamps and that's my favourite saying too. A great piece Fliss.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  2. Beautiful, love this card! And I am green with envy over the lovely umbrella lady - another must have for my list! Hugs, Valerie

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  3. LOVE the Mary Poppins stamp Fliss. This card is a work of art and it even looks like a picture in a frame.

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  4. Fabulous card, love that stamp and so appropriate with the weather today. LOL. XX

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  5. Loving this, I have it on my list to try, yours is super. Caz

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  6. Smashing card Fliss and love your new Mary Poppins stamp. x

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  7. Wow, never seen this wonderful umbrella lady, seems to be a must-have ;). Love this quote, too. Your created a wonderful card.

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  8. ... oups... you've created a wonderful card. My fingers did their own thing :D

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  9. Hi Fliss - so glad you tried my tutorial - yours looks so lovely with your Mary Poppins stamp - Jacqueline xx

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  10. Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

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  11. This is awesome!! I think the patterns are so interesting and each element makes your eye move. A lovely creation, thanks for the link to the tutorial!
    Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts this week!
    ;)

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  12. Beautiful, gorgeous card!!!

    Thanks for sharing wit us over at Lollipop Crafts!

    Big hugs Jo xxx

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  13. This is great thanks so much for joining us at CFAS xx Jan

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  14. Isn't that the perfect stamp for anyone living in the British Isles with all the rain we receive!!!
    Beautiful colours and stamping.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  15. wow super card - amazing - thank so much for playing with Lollipop crafts – hugs Joanna

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  16. What a gorgeous and clever card.

    Thankyou so much for sharing it with us over at Crafting For All Seasons.

    xoxox Carly

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Fliss xx