Friday, September 20, 2013

Victorian Lady with Feathers

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I made this card the other day using The Victorian Ladies Stamp set from Kiwistamping - a local firm whom I blame for my stamping addiction.


The image was stamped with espresso ink, and coloured with chalks before being fussy cut. It was mounted with foam dots over a panel of patterned paper that had been embossed with the sizzex square lattice embossing folder that had Desert Sand ink rubbed over it.


The sentiment was gold embossed onto a semi circular scrap that was sitting on my desk.  Both the pieces of dp were off-cuts from another project.

The card was assembled onto a deep pink base, and lace and pearls added as embellishments.  The feathers were the final touch and really made the card 'come to life' as it were.

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22 comments:

  1. Such pretty details Maxine - love the embossed background and the gorgeous lace - they work well with this vintage lady! {{{hugs}}}

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  2. Gorgeous!!! Love that gold embossing and of course the beautiful and fun feathers.
    Lynn

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  3. Beautiful! Your card is so vintage-ly inspired - it has all the touches to match the era and you've captured the look wonderfully! Blessings!

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  4. totally elegant Maxine. One beautiful card.

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  5. Beautiful card, Maxine!
    Thank you for playing with us at Challenges and Candies!
    Hugs,Jasna

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  6. Hello
    This is so pretty, in fact it is delightful.
    Wishes
    Lynne
    P.S. Will become your newest Follower

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  7. Nice. I love that you colored the lady in with chalks. Perfect for our chalk challenge at Chalk Ah Lot. Feathers seem to be very "in" right now. Yours are lovely.

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  8. What an absolutely amazing card, Maxine! Love all the vintage detail.

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  9. Beautiful card- love the vintage-ness and the feathers are da bomb!!!

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  10. Great card, very elegant looking with the feather and pearls. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge this week.

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  11. Maxine,
    Vogue has nothing o this card. It is so IN. Aren't you stepping out of the comfort zone?
    Thank you for taking time to post this beautiful artwork with us this week at WAW. Please join us on our Facebook page for lots of fun, prizes and inspiration.
    Blessings,
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

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  12. Wonderful Victorian lady design.

    Regards diane

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  13. Beautiful elegant card - love the feathers.
    Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
    Good luck xx

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  14. Hello,
    You have a lovely and vibrant blog. What a great card too! I do like that stamp, but the best part of your design is the color. You really do make the very best of it. I love how you used the two feathers. Beautiful card!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  15. Beautiful card, love those feathers!! Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

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  16. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  17. Great card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  18. Really like the victorian lady image and what you have done with her. I have victorian lady stamps that I have not inked up yet...You have inspired me!

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  19. True romantics :-))
    Beautiful card you made and you use a very nice image! Good job!
    Thank you for playing with us at "Izazovi i Slatkiši"!
    Hugs, Andreja

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  20. Lovely romantic card. Thanks for playing with us @ Izazovi i sladkiši.

    Hugs, Keti (DT)

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  21. Thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us @ Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Happy Crafting
    Carole xXx

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  22. Beautiful card and fab use of chalks on this card. Thank you for sharing with us this month at Chalk N Stock and good luck. Hugs
    NIKKI DT

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