Thursday, November 3, 2011

Ready for the Ball

Welcome, and thank you for visiting.

Once again it time for a new release from McMahon Five
 This image is from McMahon Vintage Digitals, and is called 

The image was coloured with chalks, but glitter pens were used for the dark pink and gold trims. She was cut out using a Nestabilities classic oval, embossed and sponged with gold ink before the die was removed.

This was mounted using the Card Patterns Sketch #139.  The ribbon was some that I have had on hand since my very early days of stamping, bought, I think, from the Warehouse.  This was placed over the dp from the 

At the base of the image is Prima warm gray lace, alternated with some narrow nylon lace.

The card was finished with some bling recently given to me.

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Lovely Linda said...

Hello Maxine - what a gorgeous image - you have captured the mood beautifully with your gorgeous details! I love that image and your divine lace! Love it - thanks you for the inspiration! {{{hug}}}

marsha said...

Absolutely gorgeous Maxine! I love the vintage image and that lace is to die for!

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous Mum - well done!

Grace said...

Wowzers Maxine! This is incredible! I love the pink and the gold! So elegant and pretty! Beautiful touches Maxine!!! Hope you are having a good week!!!!

Stacy said...

Beautiful! Thank you for joining our Anything goes challenge at FRESHLY BREWED CHALLENGES!

Linda Anderson said...

How stunning, that is one gorgeous image. Thanks for joining us for the month long Anything Goes challenge at Freshly Brewed.


Marlene said...

This is just lovely, Maxine! Your chosen embellishments go perfectly with the image, too.

Bridget Larsen said...

Gorgeous card Maxine, I love the lace. Having a hard time finding nice lace here in Canberra

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautifully done- I love the *pink* and the glimmer and the pretty lace! I love the perfectly coordinated DSP and the colors of her dress...!

whoistracy said...

So pretty! I love all the lace you added here. So glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns this week!

Kary said...

Hi Maxine! I love her dress, it looks fantastic!! The lace addition really dresses up the card too. A wonderful card!!

Gale said...

Very elegant card.
Thanks for joining in our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Fresh Brewed Designs!

:) Gale
(come by my blog and enter to win a free copy of 'My Memories' scrapbook software!

Unknown said...

A very classy, elegant card Maxine!

Thanks for joining us at CFAS this week :)
Lizy DT x

Unknown said...

This is a FABULOUS card! I love how you have decorated it. xx

Amy said...

Wow, the dress looks like it is made of fabric!

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Beautiful! LOVE all of the gorgeous trims.

Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges month long prize challenge! Don't forget, you have until the end of the month to enter using a FBD image to win our BIG BLOG CANDY!

Have a blessed day
Heather D.

Sheryl said...

Wow! This is simply stunning and your lace is beautiful! You did such a nice job!
Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our month long prize challenge, "Anything goes!"
Remember if you enter a project with a Fresh Brewed Designs Image, you will be entered into our big blog candy drawing!
Warm Hugs, Sheryl