Friday, 17 July 2009


Took advantage of our County game being cancelled today and the 'tidy' (ish) workspace is now the usual bomb site!

This stamp is becoming one of my more versatile buys and I have made a couple of cards with it today.
The others I will post at a later date but I have entered this into the 'Something Completely Different' challenge which this week is a Teal/Turquoise and Brown colour combination on a 6" x 4" postcard.

The background paper is from the Making Memories 'Boho Chic' book and I inked the edges using Azure Blue ink. I stamped birdie using brown Stazon onto a piece of pale blue vellum. I was worried in case the vellum would make the turquoise colour look 'washed out' but thankfully all was well when I attached it to the background paper! The flowers were secured with contrasting brads and the metal 'dreams' embellishment was a free gift from a paper crafting magazine about 4 years ago and I have never used - I thought the bottom of the card looked 'naked' and tipped out a few more drawers looking for something to finish the piece and found the metal word charms!

17 comments:

  1. great postcard - love the stamp!

    thank you for joining us this week at SCD, hope to see you again soon.

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  2. Lovely colour combination and great image, Viv :-)

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  3. It's lovely, the ribbons and beads are gorgeous.

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  4. Hi Viv Great postcard. Love your bird stamp & dangles. Thank you for joining us this week on Something Completely Different.

    You have a very lovely blog. Hope you can join us again. Gez.

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  5. Hi Viv, great card - I have lots of things tucked away which I never use - forgotten - until the time when they just seem to fit the bill. Great minds, heh? And yes a great stamp.

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  6. Wow! This is gorgeous, Viv. I love the bird stamp.

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  7. Hi Viv great stamp, love this image. Thank you so much for joining us and playing at SCD, hope to see you again next week

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  8. oooo I love that stamp and what you have done with it Viv!!! mmmm....I have that sentiment somewhere...must dig it out!!! X

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  9. It turned out great Viv and that colour combination works so well.

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  10. Oh Viv, yours is gorgeous !!! Stunning design
    hugs June xx

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  11. Awww this is so beautiful - love the bird on the vellum - beautiful!

    Thanks for joining us this week

    DAwn

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  12. gorgeous I love those added dangly beads

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  13. Love this, it is so restful and full of charm.

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  14. I,m loving these birds and scrolls lately,you have done them proud,beautiful work as usual !
    xxxx

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  15. Lovely postcard, do like this stamp!

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  16. What a beautiful card and a lovely stamp!!

    Linda

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  17. This is lovely ! love the colour combination
    isa

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