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Tuesday, 24 April 2012

TIME FOR SUMMER ............

Hello peeps - I'm sure you are all looking forward to some hot Summer weather - I know I am!  But in the meantime,  I am joining in the  Crafty Individuals Challenge - TIME FOR SUMMER. 
You might like to click the pic. to see the detail!
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Recipe ~
Backing paper from the Crafty Individuals "Book 7" - Shades of Summer.
Stamped images - CI -309, CI- 320, CI- 302, and CI - 234.

Distress Inks used - Weathered Wood, Antique Linen, Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Brushed Corduroy.  
Victorian Velvet, Worn Lipstick and Tattered Rose for the flowers.
Other inks used - Coffee Archival and Memento London Fog.
Memory Box die - Wrought Iron Fence.
Machine stitching. 
"Summer" stamp - Layers of Color Art Stamps.
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Love to all ~

42 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

ooh this is so pretty and soft and i just love the picket fence
Lisa x

Paula Whittaker said...

like the soft colours - very pretty

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is just beautiful love the fence hugs cherylxxx

Carole said...

Just brilliant Sylvia, I adore the colours and the stamped images are awesome. Hope you are having a wonderful day my friend. Carole xox

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous card love the image and the fab iron railing.xxx

Miranda said...

Lovely soft colours and that fence is great! Almost afraid to say but I am more of a Springtime type and don't like the heat of summer......but something in between will be great! warm greet Miranda

Debs said...

Beautiful card Sylvia
Love the stitching and the wrought iron fence - just perfect.
Debs xx

RefRacBe said...

I love the soft colours. The picket fence is a really lovely addition. Rachel.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Sylvia ! I love your feminine/victorian creation ! All the colors you've blended, combined with your creative stamping has created a gorgeous card. Have a great day, Shirley x

Stamps and Paper said...

Sylvia this is stunning, beautiful vintage look with gorgeos colour tones

Anne

Katina said...

Stunning Sylvia!
xx

Margaret said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Sylvia! Love everything about it. Takes me all my time to use my sewing machine on fabric, let alone on my cards lol

Hugs, Margaret xx

Catherine said...

This is gorgeous, love your stitching and the vintage feel....

Suze Bain said...

Gorgeous card Sylvia, beautiful colouring and love the stitching. x

Sarah said...

Ohhh''' my this is just breathtakingly throughout Sylvia I love all your detail, stitching,ink/distressing, images and this M/B fence die is just gorgeous... love this creation chum.
Hugs Sarah x

Sally H said...

wow, wow, wow! I love it! Gorgeous colours and stamped to perfection! Gorgeous!

Jean Hardy said...

Such a beautiful card Sylvia (and such neat stitching too). Thanks for joining in the CI Challenge and well done in finishing your lovely clock. Jean

baileyrosy.com said...

sensational work !!! So much gorgeous detail on this little masterpiece. Love the stitching looks fabulous.

Marie

Beryl said...

Ooh - you've got that lovely wrought iron fence die. It's a gorgeous card - love all the detail and the colours.
Beryl xx

Sasha said...

Hi Sylvia,
What a stunning card! I love the rich warm colours mixed with the soft muted shades of blue and green. Beautifully stamped and coloured. I love your bird cage and fence xx

Chris x said...

Hi Sylvia,
Beautiful card, I love the image amd the colours. Fabulous.
Hugs
Chris x

Marjorie said...

Wow! This is just stunning hun..gorgeous papers and fantastic colouring...
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Claire Phillips said...

Really gorgeous Sylvia, such a beautiful soft palette....very peaceful! Cheers Claire x

Brenda Brown said...

This is beautiful Sylvia, so evocative of a warm summer afternoon. I can imagine being there.
hugs {brenda} xox

Aileen said...

The soft colours are lovely. Fab stitching and I love the fence along the bottom. x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

What an elegant card

jacqui x

Sophie's Art said...

Was für eine wunderschöne Karte.
Ein zarter Traum.

Und ab sofort bin ich dein Fan :-)

Liebe Grüße

Dee said...

A truly lovely card Sylvia. Dee xxx

CraftinGranny said...

Oh wow Sylvia, this one elegant and beautiful card. I love the fence die and the overall LO. You sure work magic with the distress inks. Hope all is well. 'Hugs"

Nannieflash said...

Oh wow Sylvia that is stunning I love your image and your gorgeous colour choice and beautiful papers. hugs Shirleyxxx

Valerie said...

Sylvia this is stunning, a real heirloom piece! I love the stitching finished it off perfectly:)
Val x

Klare said...

My fav style very shabby chic just love it.
klare
:O)
x

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Oh! So! pretty Sylvia, gorgeous soft colours and lots of detail, hugs Gay xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really stunning, I love the papers and colours
Lindsay xx

lynne said...

Hi
This is incredibly pretty with beautiful colours.
Thank you for joining the Crafty Individuals Challenge.
Wishes
Lynne

Pauline said...

What a beautiful vintage card, I love all the inking, and wonderful images!

Margaret said...

Hi Sylvia. I've just got my copy of Craft Stamper :o) Your card is fabulous and I love the colours you've used. I'm not surprised that it was chosen for publication. I hope that you're entering the card maker of the year competitions

Hugs, Margaret xx

Liza said...

A beautiful card, I love your wrought iron fence!

Liza x

Claire Phillips said...

Had to pop by just to say how thrilled I was to see your article in Craft Stamper Sylvia - brilliant and of course a really lovely card! Cheers Claire xx

Paula Jane Atkinson said...

Gorgeous piece of art, love the colours. it has such depth.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Gorgeous and soft! Love that fence by Memory Box. I must have it! LOL

Astrid Maclean said...

Totally gorgeous, love it.

I shall now have to run and find my June craft stamper to look at your article there.

Thanks for your visit and lovely comment!