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Saturday 15 February 2014

Lady In The Pink

Hi everyone,
Firstly, I must thank all of you, that left me the lovely messages on my last posting. It lifted me, from a depressing weather week, we have just had here in the south. It would be even better, if you could become a follower, just to boost my humble number a bit higher!Lol! I think I must find out how to post some Candy to give away! Sees a bit teccy for me but will look into it.
Today's stamp is from a set of lady stamps from Kan Ban. They are called The Cavendish Ladies-Putting On The Ritz.  There are 3 large ladies, sentiments, small flowers, a corner and family titles in the set.
She was stamped onto water colour board and I used Distress markers and inks to colour her.  The backing paper has come out rather pinker than it actually is.
It was so dark and miserable when I took the picture, I had to put the light on. It is from Tim Holtz, Idea-ology Paper Pad, of DI matching papers. It is Victorian Velvet colour.  You can see the real colour on the next piccie. I also seem to have a piccie missing, one of the complete card! Dooh!!
I backed it with a die cut piece of dark silver card, from my stash. I also splattered a bit of Antique Ivory Frantage around the image.
Now you can see the real colour of the backing paper below!
I found this embelly in my bits box. You know what I mean, we all have one!! It was from when I used to play with Friendly Plastic. That is what it is, just heated and stamped into when hot. I think the stamp was an old Judikins cube stamp set.
I think I should of cropped this next image a bit more! I love this colour Combo. Victorian Velvet, Black Soot and Weathered Wood.

If anyone can give me a few tips on posting Candy, please email me. All will be greatly received!!
Hope you like my C&S offering. It's not often I truly like my makes. We are usually very self critical but I actually like this card. I think it is the colour combo for me. 
Well, tomorrow the weather is supposed to be much better. The sun is popping out a bit today but the wind is really blowing a gale out there. I think I must have a full crafty day today! Tough, I know!
Have a great weekend and stay safe.
Carol S.xx


Louise said...

What a great card - love the colours and the embellie looks fab!
Regarding Blog Candy - from what I've seen, I think you write a post about your candy, show a pic of it; ask people to leave a comment; tell them to post a link in their sidebar of your candy; they must be a follower to qualify; state the end date. I've never used Mr I usually write the entrants names on slips of paper and get one of my sons to pull a winner out of the box!
Hope this helps xx

Heike said...

A lovely and elegant card. And I really like your Friendly Plastic embellishment.
Heike xx

Shelly said...

Hi Carol! Fab card, and agree that the colour combo works well, great little embellishment from your box too! Hope you have a nice weekend xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi Carol, I can help with the candy, will email you. Your card is gorgeous, lovely colours and you definitely warrant more followers.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Can't find your email, have looked all over your blog, email me x

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol this is such an elegant card! You have coloured the image so beautifully as well! Looks like Marianne has probably helped you with your candy post but let me know if you need anymore help.
Hugs Lynsey x

Unknown said...

Wowzer, this is just this stamp, your style and wonderful colours...I do candies all the time as you know but will let Marianne

Elaine said...

This is so beautiful Carol.
The colours are gorgeous (I do love Victorian Velvet myself)
It's a really beautiful and elegant card.

Big hugs
Elaine xx

shampylou30 said...

Beautiful card as always love this stamp and love you're embellishment too xxxxxxxx

Chrissy said...

Very elegant card the image and colours and the subtle frantage..and what a great embellishment...gorgeous.


Sue said...

Your card and image are beautiful Carol,love the embellishment.
Sue x

Elise said...

Oh this is absolutely STUNNING! Love the rich colors of this!

Big Hugs,

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, love your colour choices, huggles Pops x x x

Anne said...

Lovely card Carol, perfectly framed by the die you've chosen ..and I LIKE that friendly plastic (not seen it before)
Anne x