Monday, December 30, 2013

Merci Paris


Hi everyone,

Are you surviving all the holiday madness?  One of the things Santa left under the tree for me were some new Spellbinders die cuts.  I just couldn't wait to open them!

I stamped some French images on a Labels Twenty-Eight #3 and sponged the background in Brilliance Pearlescent Beige & Bordering Blue.  On a Labels Twenty-Eight #4 I stamped Parlor Prints in Brilliance Pearlescent Beige then layered everything onto a Decorative Labels Twenty-Eight #3 cut from Bordering Blue paper.

Merci was stamped in StazOn Stone Gray and glued to the back of a pewter tag.  I don't think I can create a card anymore without making a triple loop bow from seam binding ... lol  Opaline pearls in sky accent the edges and a flat back pearl graces the center of the bow -  so Parisian!

The background paper on this card is from Cameo Shoppe on Etsy.  She has a cute shop with digital images.  This one is called Shabby French Ephemera.

  
The inside sentiment was stamped in Stazon Stone Gray.  A few flowers were colored with Spica glitter pens.  Flourishes from SU's Everything Eleanor set were stamped in Bordering Blue.


I have a few more thank you cards to create and then it's onto Valentine's Day.  Oh my, where does the time go?
 







Stamps:  Cavallini Papers & Co. Paris, SU Carte Postale, Parlor Prints, Clearly for You, Occasional Quotes, Everything Eleanor
Paper:  Natural White Linen, Bordering Blue, Cameo Shoppe Shabby French Ephemera, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Images - StazOn Stone Gray; Sentiments - Bordering Blue; Sponging - Brilliance Pearlescent Beige & Bordering Blue; Edges - ColorBox Chalk Creamy Brown
Accessories:  Blueberry Vintage Seam Binding, Wild Orchid Crafts Cream Flower Flat Back Pearl, Opaline Pearls in Sky, Spica Pens in Baby Blue & Mint, SU Pewter Hodgepodge Hardware, Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Eight & Decorative Labels Twenty-Eight, Edge Distresser, Bow-Easy
Technique:  Sponging
Card Size:  4 1/2" x 6 1/4"

7 comments:

Merlesworld said...

Lovely cards and Paris is indeed a lovely place.
Merle.............

Lisa Gordon said...

Definitely a favorite!
This is really beautiful, Donna.
Happy New Year to you!

Our photos said...

We wish you a pleasant year change
Until next year
RW, SK & Beertje Zonn

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is a gorgeous and elegant card Donna.

gr karin

Cynthia said...

This may be my favorite card ever Donna. So beautiful!!! Happy and Healthy New Year my dear friend!!!

Cynthia

Becky said...

Happy New Year my friend! I know it has been awhile :). This is gorgeous girl, wonderful colors.

Katz Tales said...

Like the Wedgwood blue. We came to say Happy New Year! Wishing you lots of joy and tuna for 2014.

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