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Monday 6 January 2014

Lavender and Lace at Flonzcraft Vintage Stamping Challenges

Good morning folks, hope you had  good weekend, I have a lovely crafty time and even better I've got this week off work so I can play in my craft room! My project this morning is for our new challenge at Flonzcraft Vintage Stamping Challenge where our theme is 'Lavender and Lace'. I love this theme, sooooo pretty! Who can resist Lavender and Lace? Not me thats for sure lol.

I've made a little shaped card using a cardblank from Craftwork cards. I inked with various purpley distress inks and then stamps the background stamp (from Chocolate Baroque, Fancy Flourishes) with Imperial Purple Versafine Ink. 

The focal image is of course from Flonzcraft, this stamp is from a set called Little Lady, its jam packed with supercute stamps and for less that £4 you really can't go wrong. Iv'e coloured the image with Graph'It Markers and die cut with spellbinders. I inked the edge of the die cut and then ran a gold krylon pen around the edge of the oval/

I layered the image up over some floral lace and some lavender seam binding ribbon.
Next I made some roses with the Britannia rose die and added some paper flowers from my stash with some pearl trim loops and a little butterfly which I'd painted with gesso and highlighted with gold pen. I added a bow and another rose to the top of the image to finish off.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

 A gem of a challenge: something new (new stamp)
Brown Sugar: ribbon or twine
Card and scrap: use flowers
Cuttin and Stamping: something new
Fairies Challenge: flowers and lace
Simply Create Too: anything goes
Sweet Stamps: something new

Thanks so much for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. Oh Claire this is beautiful beyond words! I especially looove the touches of gold.

  2. Your card is quite delightful Claire and such a lovely shape as well.

    B x

  3. Good morning Claire,
    A stunning card, great image so beautifully coloured and fab design
    Have a great Day

    Patricia x

  4. What a gorgeous card Claire
    Enjoy your week off work with lots of time for craft

  5. this is gorgeous Claire, I love all the pretty embellishments! xx

  6. Beautiful card Claire, I like the image the shape the colours and the flowers & pearls.
    Kevin xx

  7. This is just beautiful and love the all the pretty detailing and gorgeous colours. Hugs, Claire x

  8. This is just stunning!! So elegant and beautiful!! I love all your embellishments and you've colored her so very pretty!! Hugs, Robin

  9. what a beautiful card Claire - love the shape and the colours and the pretty image - oh and the embellies - stunning xx

  10. So very pretty claire..I love the image and gorgeous colouring..the design and details..just beautiful.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  11. Stunning!!! I love it! Beautiful colours. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the SweetStamps Challenge!

  12. She looks as if she pulling out the flower petals and saying ... "love you, love you not", hope it finishes at love you because that is what I thought when I first saw this card. Love it to bits. Thank you Claire for such a beautiful DT make.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  13. Got to go now and check out these stamps - I ADORE this!

  14. WOW! This is stunning! I love all of the purple and your coloring is so beautifully done!

  15. Beautiful card, love the gold around the edges! Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our latest challenge!
    Claire xx
    SCT DT

  16. Hi, Claire: LOVE your lavendar card. Thanks for entering our Challenge #52 - "Anything Goes"

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  17. This is a fabulous card Claire, such a pretty image and gorgeous colours.
    Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

  18. Beautiful! I love the colors and the beautiful flowers! Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap!
    DT Unni A

  19. This is just simply beautiful...thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Challenge!
    Helen x


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