Monday, April 16, 2012

beach babe

Good morning! I actually have a second creation to share this week!
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The theme for this is vintage bathing beauty, and I have chosen to use a natural palette, with bits and bobs thrown in. The burlap base gives it a rustic feel, which has been enhanced with bunting and buttons. The bunting flags are cut by hand, then raised with foam pads. I have a thing for flourishes, and have added them on either side to frame the main image. The background is a misted and stamped piece. There's a frame just behind the image, with muted corners and edges all done in swirls and flourishes.

 Challenges entered

Thanks for stopping by!
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supplies: dies (spellbinders), stamps (viva decor), alphabet (sizzix), distress inks & stickles (ranger)


Yvonne Garner said...

Love this Hilda! Tanks for joining us at FSC! Yvonne

ferrellgraph-x said...

Hilda I love this card! I love the way you stamped and misted the background paper!!! I wouls hoping to hear it was something I could rush out to the store and buy! It's such a delight to see your creations everyweek at Papercraft Star!
Kindest regards,

Sylvia said...

Beautiful vintage card, Hilda, love the image with the umbrella! Thanks for joining us this week for the Papercraft Star "Umbrella" challenge.

Dots Dabbles said...

I love everything about this card! Absolutely stunning in it's design and colour.
Thankyou for joining us this fortnight at Fashionable Stamping Challenges
Dot x

Beate said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks so much for participating in the Crafty Friends challenge.
Hugs and smiles

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fantastic creation, great use of all the elements. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

Mrs.B said...

Fabulous card, love the image and all the details, perfect for our theme this fortnight.
Thanks for sharingwith us at FSC

Sue C said...

Fabulous card, I love the bunting and the image is fabulous. I too love flourishes and they are the perfect touch on your prokect. Thanks for joining us at FSC. Sue C x

Deb said...

Wow Super creation, I love the vintage vibe and swirls and flags, what a wonderful photo, thanks so much for joining our challenge at Prairie Fairy Fridays

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Fabulous nautical card - gorgeous image - just lovely! Thank you for sharing it with us at FSC! x

Ps. Come and join my 2nd Blogaversary candy ;-). Hope to see you there and good luck!

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Hilda - This is lovely! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends - we love to see you! {{{hugs}}}

Kristina said...

I love the banner and the layout of this card. So wonderful.

Visiting from Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Nautical
Please stop by and say hello! :-)

Anonymous said...

Vintage is always my preference so this appeals to me greatly.
A wonderful image (is it stamped?) and love the muted colour scheme.
Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.