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Friday 30 October 2015

Exquisite Edges from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning folks, today's card has a bit of a spring theme and the way time is flying past it won't be long until Spring is here lol. I've used the beautiful 'Exquisite Edges', one of this months new releases from Chocolate Baroque and combined it with an old favourite from Elegant Spring Flowers.

I began by making a distress ink background, splodging Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters,Squeezed Lemonade and a little Scattered Straw distress inks onto my blending mat, spritzing with water and mopping up the in with my card, dabbing up any excess ink and then splashing with water. I stamped the edge stamp with Memento Bamboo Leaves ink and used part of the same stamp to create the corner motifs too.

The primula image was stamped with Memento London Fog ink,coloured with Graph'it markers and inked around the edges with distress ink left on my craft mat. I've added ribbon and pearls to finish off.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Brown Sugar: flowers
Crafting with Friends: Anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner: anything goes
Fussy and Fancy: flowers
Simon Says Stamp: anything goes
Simply Papercraft: anything goes

Thanks so much for visiting today, if you've got a minute do pop over to the Chocolate Baroque DT blog as my teamies have some gorgeous inspiration for you,

Claire xx


  1. Love botanical stamps, this one already comes collaged so no need for fussy masking! Beautiful card.

  2. A gorgeous card , great design and a lovely stamped image. Makes me think of all the spring flowers that I love. Thank you for joining us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge blog....Jo. X

  3. Claire this is absolutely fantastic!! Your color and design remind me of Shabby Chic! You should submit this to Make My Monday Challenge too, theme Shabby Chic.. This would be a great contender. I love this card and want to thank you so much for joining us at BSCB
    Shawna DT

  4. Beautiful card! Such a lovely image! Great design and colors too!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  5. Wow, what fabulous background paper you've created. Gorgeously designed and put together. Love the colour scheme. Love the entire card too.
    Thanks for sharing it with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.


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