Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Paris Exposition

Hello everyone on another rather windy day. Hoping those of you in the USA affected by the tornadoes are all OK and managing to cope.
I have a card to share today that I made for the last workshop I taught and haven't yet had a chance to show you. I succumbed a little while ago to some more Artistic Outpost stamps as I find them so versatile and here's what I made with the Paris Exposition set.


I made a background panel by inking with Scattered Straw, Wild honey and Vintage photo Distress inks then stamped on some of the images from the set together with a splatter stamp using Archival coffee ink.
I stamped the men collage and the lady separately on white card, added colour with Distress inks and Promarkers plus a small amount of splatter on the collage image then cut these out and added them with foam tape.

Challenges for my card:
Art With No Boundaries - Anything Goes
The Craft Room Challenge - Ink It (having almost permanently inky fingers how could I resist!)

Bye for now,
Fliss xx

20 comments:

  1. Great composition; lovely card.

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  2. Beautiful card, wouldn't mind being in Paris just now! Valerie

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  3. Wow Fliss stunning card and superbly inked!! Thank you for sharing it with us at our 'Ink it up ' challenge at craftroom this fortnight. Good luck. Husg

    NIKKI DT

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  4. This is fabulous Fliss! I have my eye on some of these stamps - they are gorgeous, and I love how you've used them. Thanks for joining in with our Ink It challenge, and good luck in the draw.

    Maria x

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  5. Ooops, should've said "Ink It challenge over at the Craft-Room"! It's been a long day, lol

    Maria x

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  6. hi Fliss, just love your vintage card and how you've collaged your stamps, thanks for joining us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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  7. such a lovely card Fkiss
    hugs

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  8. Great card Fliss, love the splatter effect.
    Thanks for your lovely comment on my canvas. Fliss just go for it, you'll love it!!

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  9. Beautiful card! =)
    Thanks for joining us at Art With No Boundaries! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  10. oh fliss this is brilliant love those stamps,and you are the master of,inky background,s hugs Cherylxxx

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  11. Wonderful card Fliss. I love the tiny touches of brighter colour and you certainly know how to create a fantastic vintage background. This is one of the best that I have seen xx

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  12. Fabulous use of your new stamps Fliss, love the colours.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  13. Fabulous use of your new stamps Fliss, love the colours.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  14. Love the stamping, great images.

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  15. Superb yummy colours Fliss and great placement of all the images....hope to see you entering again now at the Craft Room lol:) Huges Suzanne :)

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  16. Gorgeous card Fliss, lovely use of the stamps and such beautiful sepia tones. xx

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  17. Beautiful stamping Fliss, I love the gorgeous vintage effect
    hugs June x

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  18. So pleased you found us irresistible and shared your fabulous creation with us at Craft-Room Challange, good luck XOXO Zoe

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  19. Felicity, Great piece. Love the old fashioned sepia look. Thank you for playing along in our Anything Goes challenge at Art With No Boundaries and hope you will join us again.
    :) Chris / CS Designs

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  20. Love this piece, great colours and its a fab stamp set

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Fliss xx