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Monday 12 May 2014

Haberdashery lady from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning my lovelies, Monday morning already so its back to work for me. I've had a bit of a lazy weekend, you know the sort - you've loads of time for crafting but completely out of ideas I bet as soon as I get to work I'll be full of inspiration. Anyway today's card features the lovely new stamps from Chocolate Baroque, the set is called Fabulous Flappers and you can find them here

The background was made with distress inks in shades of green and purple and I've stamped lots of stamps from the CB Haberdashery set and embossed them with gold EP, I love these stamps but haven't used them for ages. The focal image has been coloured with Graph'It markers and the dress has been paper pieced using Prima Firefly papers. 

The dressform stamp is also from the Haberdashery set, gold embossed on kraft card with some more paper piecing I've added ribbon,lace, a button charm and some sewing themed die cuts.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
Alphabet: G is for gorgeous gowns
Die cut divas: at least one embellie
Feeling Crafty: one for the girls
Natalie and Amy's: Embossing
Open Minded: use some ribbon
Penny Black and more: anything goes
Sweet Stampin: hats, heels and handbags
Sweet Stamps: anything goes/ embossing

I'd better go and get ready for work, so a big thank you for calling by today Have a great day and hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. Morning Claire,

    Sorry it's been so long but trying hard to get back into the swing of things and wanted to say hello and peek at what you have been up to starting with the lovely piece in this post.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black and More.

    B x

  2. I love the paper pieced dress Claire. Before I'd read how you've made the card I was wondering how you'd managed to get such an usual look to the dress. Stunning as always.

    Sue xx

  3. Oh wow this is feminine vintage chic at its best.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  4. Wonderfully creafted, amazing colour combo, thanks for joining our ribbon challenge at Open Minded Challenges this fortnight.

  5. Great card thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

  6. You have shown these stamps beautifully. WOW, just a gorgeous card.

    So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  7. This is fantastic!! Your choice of color is wonderful!!! Stunning!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  8. I really like the gold embossed images in the background, really very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun!! :)

  9. Lovely to see a fashion card and that gold embossing really sets off the whole card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
    Lynn x

  10. Lovely! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

  11. Thanks for joining in with us at Alphabet Challenges. Feminine and chic.

  12. Really pretty card, love the colours.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  13. Gorgeous card Claire, love the stamps.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.
    Avril x

  14. Such a beautiful card love the colour combination and layout. Thank you for joining us over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison DT xx

  15. Love the background with the gold that you have done! That's a very pretty color scheme!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

  16. what a delightful card. Thanks for playing with us at Die Cut Divas


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