Thursday, September 2, 2010

Lavender and old lace....


Made for the challenge at Simon Says Stamp: "Pearls and Lace".  I started with the doily lace, heat embossing it with white, then used my victorian velvet distress ink to color the background. Then I added the faint script, some sprigs of lavender, and the butterfly, which didn't show up enough for me, so I clear embossed it again on a piece of mauvy pink cardstock, cut it out and popped it above the stamped image.  To finish I added my sentiment tag, some pale pink organdy ribbon and some pale pink pearls.

Supplies: Hero Arts stamps CG168 Circle Doily, S4878 Old Letter Writing, CL383 Antique Engravings, Delta Solidago Sprig, Inkadinkado Round Frames sentiment, white, mauve cardstocks, versamark ink, white and clear embossing powders, victorian velvet distress ink, green and wine markers (lavender sprigs), Palette Burnt Umber ink, pink organdy ribbon, pink pearls

27 comments:

  1. Simply awesome, Lin! Thanks for sharing this, and for all your inspirational art!

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  2. Beautiful! Love all the layering and monochromatic colors!

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  3. This is so dreamy! That lace is exquisite!

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  4. Sorry, Lin hit the send button too soon ;0).

    I love the pearls on the doily.

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  5. Magical card, lin! so soft and dreamy.

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  6. Wow, wow and wow again Lin! Fantastic card - I love everything about it!

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  7. This turned out so pretty, Lin! Love that Victorian Velvet color! Gorgeous doily with the pearls!

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  8. Who could resist a pearls and lace challenge - so, so pretty! I can't keep up with you Lin - so many beautiful cards have appeared since my last visit - I love them all and will have to stop by that flower making video soon.

    Glad to hear you are enjoying your garden harvest too.

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  9. this is so beautiful, LIn!! love all the layered stamping and colors!

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  10. So very pretty Lin! Definitely fits the 'Pearls and Lace' challenge. Good luck.

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  11. Oh, this is sooo yummy! In love with your color scheme!

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  12. So pretty!! love the gorgeous stamping and the ribbon is the perfect touch!

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  13. This is so so Beautiful...Lin! from the colors...the lace and the design...love it!

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  14. Oh I love your beautiful card.
    luv
    Debby

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  15. Ooooh... Lin, this is breath taking!!! I lost my word quite a while looking at the enlarged photo. I'm going to go Frickr to add some my favorites. ;) Your works always amaze me a lot!
    And you made so many wonderful cards since my last visit to your blog. Love your style!

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  16. How STUNNING is this! I almost missed this post if it weren't for the Hero ARts Tweet! You are amazing, big sis!

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  17. This is a fantastic use of one of my favorite stamps. I need to get it out again and play. Great inking!

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  18. Lin...that doily looks real!!! I have one of the doily stamps...must try it to see if I can make it look as good as yours. ;-)

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  19. OMG this is STUNNING!!!!!!!!! If this doesn't take a cake somewhere I don't know what will. Love it sista
    hugs to you

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  20. Gorgeouse card. Thank you for sharing the details.

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  21. STUNNING! I agree! Love the monochromatic color scheme with the white lace.

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