Friday, 19 July 2013

Everything Eleanor on Filmstrip

There's another fabulous colour palette and inspiration photo at the ColourQ challenge this week and I couldn't wait to get crafting! Come and see:


The frame in the inspiration picture gave me the perfect opportunity to bring out my new Filmstrip stamp - and wow! I love it to bits! Whether it's used to actually frame images or just used as part of an abstract background as it is here, I can see this is going to be a useful addition to my Craft Square Metre!


I started by stamping the swirl from Everything Eleanor and heat embossing it with clear powder. I love the way you can emboss directly on the ink with the new ink pads - if you're quick! The film strip was stamped next and then the background stripes from Gorgeous Grunge (I can't get enough of that amazing set!)


The decorative tab is made with a piece of scored card stock punched with the decorative label and folded nice and sharply with a bone folder. I put three colours of bakers twine together, stapled them to the label and tied them into a bow.


Isn't this sentiment beautiful? I love the shape it makes and how hand-doodled it looks. It comes from Chalk Talk, another brilliant new stamp set I can't wait to showcase for you!

This is the palette and inspiration photo I was working from today.


Here's what you'll need to make this card
Stamps: Filmstrip, Everything Eleanor, Chalk Talk
Ink: Bermuda Bay, Island Indigo, Old Olive classic inks and Raspberry Ripple marker
Card stock: Whisper White, Old Olive
Other: Bakers twine, Decorative Label punch, Clear embossing powder, heat tool, stamp-a-majig
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I've been enjoying the heatwave this week but I hear that the temperatures are easing off for the weekend. I know the garden will be glad of that and my furry friend might be too...


Honestly Tuppence, I think you can find a slightly larger area of shade somewhere in the garden!

Have a great weekend and I'll see you very soon,

15 comments:

  1. Great card Vicky and love the mix of colours...I must say I wouldn't mind it being a bit cooler

    Anne

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  2. Different stamps from different sets look amazing! I hear your lovely weather is just a wee bit hot, even for furry felines! Hope your father-in-law is feeling much better now.

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  3. Fabulous . . . I love this. You're so clever to mix lovely swirls with grunge effects and make something BRILLIANT.

    Yeah Tuppence . . . what were you thinking?

    Still only air kisses
    Sarn xxx

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  4. Another gorgeous card and a gorgeous cat! :)
    Suzi B xx

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  5. Fabulous card and the colours are great,
    Shirley.

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  6. What a fab mixture of sets, they all look awesome together!

    Bev x

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  7. Ooh a fab card using my favorite stamp set! Love the tab such a clever embellie:)
    Val x

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  8. That's a brilliant way to use the filmstrip! Love all the fun images layered on each other!

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  9. "But, Mum," says Tuppance, "it fits me like a shoe and makes me feel like I'm in a shade-bed built just for me!"

    What a fun photo, Vicky, and what a fantastic filmstrip card! I'm so in awe of your ability to put images and layers together and make it all "fit" without it looking like a hot mess!

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  10. What a great card. I struggle with collage type cards but you really have it nailed. I'd like to join your cat in finding some shade!

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  11. Hi Vicky, Woah! Gorgeous layered images on your card, the perfect colours used too :D Thank you so much for your kind wishes. I hope you enjoy a great weekend, the sun has eased slightly today so it'll be even easier for Tuppence to find shade aren't cats the funniest? Hugs gay x

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  12. Oh! LOVE this, the texture in close up is fab, love it all.

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  13. I love the way you have combined the different stamp sets to make this card, and the colours work so well together. I can't wait to get my Gorgeous Grunge set - I've seen so many brilliant cards made with it x x

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  14. Lovely card, fantastic layering of the images. Great use of the colors. Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

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  15. Your card is fabulous, Vicky, love how you used the colors and that stamp! I also love your cat...maybe Tuppence was thinking that she was hidden! thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.

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I love reading your comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave them! Vicky x