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Thursday, 3 October 2013

Stepping Out On Your Anniversary

Happy Thursday everyone, almost the weekend!
I hope you've had a good week & are ready to kick up your heels!
I have a Just Inklined card to share today!
I have to apologise for the photo quality, I had to take them at work
 during my lunch break & the weather was just awful.


This is a little 5"x5" square card.
The base is a sheet of patterened cs which came from Lidl!
Isn't it fantastic! As soon as I saw it I knew what I wanted to do!


A little Monochromatic card!
The perfect image to sepia tone is this one, which is called
It's a very versatile image which could be used for so many different 
occasions, but this time, I used it for my sister & BIL's anniversary card!
I coloured the image with a mix of Flexmarkers & Promarkers,
cut out with a nestie & inked whilst still in the die with
Antique Linen & Pumice Stone distress inks. 


The sentimnent was done in a similar fashion, then I threaded
some seam binding & lace through the slots!
The ony other embellishment is a little old fashioned
safety pin which I threaded some lace & seam binding through!

I'm making a conscious effort to make more cards which can be
sent in the mail with just a regular stamp here in the UK.
This one definitely fits the bill as I had Jim the porter/mail man at work
check it for me in his handy little measuring guide!
Thanks Jim! 
I'd like to enter this card in a couple of challenges:
Hannah & Friends - Best Friends
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration -  Vintage/Shabby Chic
Crafty Sentiments - Favourite Technique or Colour Combo
A Little Bit Crafty - A Little Bit Shabby
Designed To Colour - Use A Die
Oozak - Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Monochromatic
The Pink Elephant Monday Challenge - Wedding/Anniversary

16 comments:

  1. WOW! What a super stuning card! Your coloration is wonderfull! It really looks like an old painting. One time I have used Promarkers tougether with that markers from Crafters Companion and they made a chemical reaction. It made blisters and foarm and in the end the image was ruined. Since that day I never have try to use different brands of marker tougether. But it looks like should give it a go again.:o) xx Bianca

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  2. Lovely card Dawn. A great vintage feel to it.
    Mags
    x

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  3. Oops sorry meant to say thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

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  4. GORgeous! LOving your colours and this sweet couple...Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    Chrissyx

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  5. I love this card...it has such a vintagy feel to it... Thanks for playing along with Paper Nest Dolls Vintage challenge - Heidi PND DT

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  6. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin' Corner, Hugs!

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  7. Very pretty card! I love the soft colors! Amazing job! Thanks for joining the Oozak Challenge!

    -Samantha

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  8. So pretty love the vintage look!!!

    Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky I have some candy on my blog ;o) http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2013/09/400-followers-giveaway.html

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  9. Absolutely stunning, gorgeous image and the shading is beautiful
    Lindsay xx

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  10. Very beautiful card! Love the image and lace! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments!
    Jackie W
    SchoolinandScrappin
    Crafty Sentiments
    Crafty Sentiments Inspirations

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  11. Such a beautiful card. I love the image and gorgeous colouring.
    Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
    Sue xx

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  12. wow! very pretty card! love it.
    Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at Penny's Paper Crafty this week.
    Hugs,
    Jill

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  13. Beautiful card, thank you for sharing it with the Crafty Sentiments Challenge this time.
    Cathy xx

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  14. What A great card you have made Lovely colors and a sweet image! Thanks you for joining us at the the Paper Nest Dolls blog hope to see you next time
    hugs Ria
    come and check out my blog and become a follower

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  15. Fabulous card, love the colors used as well as the image! Thanks for playing with us at Whimsy Stamps!

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx