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Friday, August 26, 2011

Fashionable Stamping Challenge - Lace or Ribbon

I am excited, beyond belief, to share with each of you that I was recently invited to join the Design Team at Fashionable Stamping! This is my very first opportunity to be on a Design Team, and I am absolutely honored to be working with some of the most talented artists/designers I have ever met.

The latest challenge at Fashionable Stamping is Lace or Ribbon. The weather in my part of the world has turned very fall-like and I really think it influenced my earth-toned card. I began with a white card base. I softened the edges with some Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink. My images are from the Fashion Flappers plate by Artistic Outpost and were colored with Copic Markers and distressed with Antique Linen and Spiced Marmalade Distress Inks. My lace is hem binding and the ribbon is by Martha Stewart. The beautiful vintage button was a gift from a friend. To complete my card, I added some copper liquid pearls.

I hope you will join us at Fashionable Stamping for the Lace or Ribbon Challenge. Please remember that Fashionable Stamping is purely a stamping challenge, therefore, no Digis allowed. Please check their blog for complete details! Also, you will want to stop over to see all the beautiful inspiration pieces from the Design Team and meet the other newest members as well. My best to everyone. Yvonne

12 comments:

Shirl said...

Yvonne I love the Flapper girls and the stamped sentiment you have used on your card is gorgeous (where did you get it from). Lace, colours, stamping, everything on your card is brill.
Thank you for such for joining us.

Hugs Shirley x x

lynne said...

Yvonne
What a delight to be on the same DT as yourself!!!
I love Flappers and would love to have lived in that era so your card appeals to me so much. Gorgeous colours.
Wishes
Lynne

Claire said...

So glad to have you join us Yvonne and your debut card is stunning. The colours are so rich and warm and the stamps are beautiful
hugs
Claire xx

Mrs.B said...

Love this image and the Flapper definition is fabulous.
Glad I've now found you blog!
Avril xx

Fliss said...

A really gorgeous card Yvonne. The flapper image is fabulous and I really love the text with her. The lace and button embellishments look beautiful.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Yvonne, that's a beautiful flapper image and great definition. Love your lace and ribbon.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Gorgeous artwork! Beautifully created.

Brenda Brown said...

So pleased you could join us Yvonne and what an amazing work of art to start you off. I love the colours and the Flapper info that goes with it.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Terry said...

I so love your Flapper creation! Beautiful card! So excited to be on the DT with you!

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Yvonne,
What a beautiful card, those colours are amazing together! Love it. I had never heard of a "flapper" before, these days there are probably a few that are somewhat older than 19! lol
Dot x

Notes by Nina said...

Love the rich colors, the button is fabulous. Thank you for stopping by my blog.

Cazro said...

Hello, Your card is fabulous, I so love the 20-40s styles, beautiful card. nice to 'meet' a fellowd Fashionette. Caz