Thursday, March 1, 2012

Sisters

Welcome once again - this weeks release from McMahon Five Design.com that I have illustrated is a vintage image Sisters


The image was coloured using chalks, and mounted on some medium blue paper to define it.


It is a beautiful image and a joy to use.


I had wanted a paper that did not detract from the image, and found this in a pad of paper by Kaisercraft.  it is very subtly coloured, but has a glorious embossed surface on it.


The lace is ecru IRL and the ribbon and pearls a rich cream colour.

      The card was finished with some more pearls in the corners.




And some punched  butterflies and pearls flying off the top corner of the image.


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17 comments:

  1. Hello Maxine, this is just so beautifully nostalgic!! I love the image and the gorgeous lace!! Your image is coloured so beautifully my friend - thank you for sharing!! {{{hugs}}}
    BTW - our family got a lovely surprise today.....thank you my friend! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. CUTE creation ... love the lace/pearl panel!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘USING DIGIS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  3. what a lovely image and using chalks kept it soft and inviting! And, yes, the paper you picked is a perfect addition!! Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Creaitons Challenges!

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  4. Sweet image and sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon!

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  5. Beautiful card and such lovely details.

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  6. Whata a beautiful card!! Thanks for sharing, dear friend.


    Big hugs
    Free Vintage Images
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  7. Beautiful card Maxine. Lovely image and layout. Luv Trish x

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  8. This is very sweet, reminds me of two best friends like chalk and cheese and that lace is just gorgeous

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  9. Beautiful card Maxine. Love the image and the way you have colored it. The ribbon, lace and pearls really add to it.

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  10. Layers and details make this an outstanding card! Thank you for playing along at The House That Stamps Built.

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  11. This is just beautiful! I love all of the fun details! The lace is an awesome accent and the pearls are a fabulous accent!

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  12. what a beautiful image AND card!

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  13. Such a lovely card hun! This image is gorgeous and I love how you placed the lace and ribbon across the bottom.
    Hugs Bonnie

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  14. Beautiful card! Love that great image and the vintage look it has!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  15. so, so sweet!! And the chalks are just perfect for this image!

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  16. This is such a cute card and I LOVE the chalk colouring :D Sorry I am late in commenting on your creation good luck with the prize draw and I hope you can join us at Crafts and Me again this week.

    Hugs

    Amy xx

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  17. beautiful!

    thanks for joining us at LD stamps challenge.
    hugs..

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