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Monday, 5 May 2014

Fabulous Flappers from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning folks, its a bank holiday here in the UK today so yipppeeee Monday off work! I'm planning a nice walk with my lovely fur babies and a few hours playing in my craft room, much better than work any day. Today's card features this months new release stamps, Fabulous Flappers from Chocolate Baroque. I just love these elegant ladies, the are lovely to colour.

The first background is made with distress inks in shades of green and my ink blending mat, spritzed with water and then mopped up with white card. The next layer was made using Fancy Flourish stamps with shades of Green Memento ink.

The flapper, vase and flowers (all from the sampe set) have been stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Graph'It Markers. I stamped some of the flowers around the edge and distressed with some green ink. I added some stickles to the centre of the flowers and layered up over a spellbinders border die cut. I've used Tea Dye distress ink to tone the card I used for matting with the image.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Bearly Mine: flowers
CRAFT: make your own embellishment
Crafting at the weekend: anything goes
Die Cut Divas: at least one embellishment

Thanks for popping by today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. Gorgeous card
    Love the new stamps.

  2. stunning work Claire - love this to bits xx

  3. Wow Claire, this is stunning. I'm loving playing with these wonderful stamps and you and the DT have given some wonderful inspiration. Enjoy your day off.

    Sue xx

  4. My goodness this is just stunning Claire, I love it and your right the lady is elegant and fabulously colored. Wow xxxx Terry

  5. fantastic using of combination of colours. beautiful card!!

  6. I love the way you have used the vertical lines to accent the trims & wrap of her dress in orange, the soft floral stamped edging echoes not only the flowers of her dress but that sprig emanating from the 'urn'. Your grounding of her is lovely & I just love that Memento Fancy Flourishes background. A thoroughly interesting layout.
    Paula (PEP)

  7. Beautiful card. Hope you're enjoying your day off, x

  8. Stunning Claire I love everything about it!!!
    Kevin xx

  9. I think WOW says it all. TFS Hugs xx

  10. Adorable Design Thank you for joining us at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge it is much appreciated without you we would have no challenge, I do hope you will join us again for another fab challenge nest week…. Good luck in the draw…
    Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge

  11. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 27 'anything goes' - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  12. Hey Claire great make hun love it and ty for joining us at Crafting at the Weekend xxx

  13. Gorgeous card, thanks so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at CRAFT x carol

  14. Lovely card Claire Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  15. Very pretty. Such a stylish image and gorgeous colors.

    Thanks for joining our stamping challenge at Crafts 4 Eternity.


  16. This is just sooooo gorgeous!!! Hugs Juls

  17. So classy - gorgeous colours and what a wonderful woman!
    Alison x

  18. This is beautiful! Love your design and image, really elegant. Thank You so much for joining us at Bearly-Mine Designs for our Flower Challenge. We hope to see you again real soon....Hugs Lozzy xx

  19. WOW - love the image and the colors and way you've colored this. Gorgeous.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  20. Beautiful card. Love your embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas

  21. WOW... this is fabulous, gorge colouring and beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with us at BearlyMine this time, good luck,hugs Jackie DT.

  22. I love your elegant vintage card with this cute little flowers. Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge Flowers. Hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs and good luck,


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