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Sunday, 9 February 2014

Build it up at Fashionable Stamping challenges

Good morning folks, we've got a new challenge starting at Fashionable Stamping Challenges and our lovely teamie Avril has picked the theme of 'Build it up' by using at least 3 stamps. As always there is a fab prize of a $20 voucher from our generous sponsor Flonzcraft so ink up those stamps and play along for a chance to win. My teamies have some gorgeous projects to inspire you so pop along to the challenge blog and have peep.

For my project I've made a little tag wallet using lots of different stamps, from the Little Lady set and also Flower Kingdom. I stamped the images and watercoloured them with distress markers. I added lots of texture with stencils, Modelling Paste and Sparkle Medium. Once the ink was dry I added more distress ink to the backgorund and stamped some text and embossed with white EP

To finish the project I added some vintage photo distress ink around the edges and used a hitch fastener to close the wallet, topped with some seambinding ribbon and a paper flower.

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Alphabet Challenge: z is for zesty
Crafty Creations: for the birds
Crafty Ribbons: anything goes with ribbon
Really Reasonable Ribbon: anything but a card plus ribbon
The Crafting Cafe: embossing
Victorine Originals: gift card holder

Thanks so much for popping by, have a good day
Claire xx


  1. You have matched the stamps so thoughtfully! From the baby birds, to the young girl, to the lady...and the birds at the start and bird at the it!!!

  2. super project Claire - beautiful xx

  3. Gorgeous project Claire, love the sweets stamps you used.
    Yvonne x

  4. Gorgeous wallet Claire, love the combination of images, and the added texture looks wonderful.
    Avril xx

  5. OMG Claire, you never cease to amaze me. What an awesome design. Love everything about this. TFS Hugs xx

  6. Beautiful
    Thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
    Hugs Kelly

  7. this is gorgeous, love the colours and layout. Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe challenge. Marlene DT

  8. Hi Claire; you sure love the romantic style!Thanks for showing your beautiful card participating at Crafty Ribbons Challenges!

    La Vikinga / Crafty Ribbons Design Team

  9. Claire, this is simply stunning! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Crafting Cafe in our Embossing challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  10. Claire, this is just beautiful! Thanks for joining us for our "For the Birds" challenge at Crafty Creations. I hope you get to join us again in the future.

  11. Lovely card Claire. Thanks for joining in our challenge at The Crafting Café x


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