Saturday, 10 July 2010

Art Creations and Lili of the valley

Welcome to my blog and thanks for stopping by.

As I was perusing the challenge blogs I found this background paper on Art Creations Friday and a great sketch on Lili of the Valley and decided to put the two together for my next card.





















I have used a vintage picture and used PMs to colour the red top, embossing it with clear embossing powder.

I glittered a Maya frame and placed the picture behind it and used the next size up frame to mount it on. It has been covered in paper and painted with white acrylic paint, then edged with fired brick DI and star dust stickles.

The butterfly and bird are from my collection that I have downloaded and they have been covered in crackle accents.


The roses I made, the white one I used crepe paper and the red one is made from ribbon. The leaves are punched and edged with pine needles DI. I cut the ribbon frame using Spellbinders ribbon tag trio 2 and added some white seam binding and the sentiment I made using Word.
I cut the flowery background paper in three and edged each piece with star dust stickles and the spotty paper comes from Far Far Hill again a free download. This was also edged with vintage photo, fired brick and star dust stickles.

I am pleased with the shabby look and the way the picture stands up on the card. Of course there is plenty of sparkle too.

Hope you are having a good weekend, hopefully in this gorgeous sunshine, although I realise it's not across the whole country. Enjoy whatever you are doing.

Luv B xoxox

Challenges I would like to enter
Art Creations Friday - background paper provided
Lili of the Valley #57 - Sketch
Stampin' B's - Dots
Shabby Tea Room - Embossing
Incy Wincy - Punches
Crafty Cradmakers - Inky Fingers
Lexi's Creations - 3D

31 comments:

vintage wil said...

This is gorgeous!!!

Zoechaos said...

Gorgeous card so many elements all blending together beautifully. xx Zoe

Anonymous said...

Cette carte est vraiment superbe !!
Beau travail !! J'adore !
A bientôt
Hildegarde

Hermine said...

Absolutely gorgeous

indybev said...

This is beautiful. I especially like the dimensional effect of the roses you've made!

Yvonne said...

Gorgeous! Very beautiful.

Love crafts forever said...

Wow Brenda!!! This is gorgeous.
AMAZING!! Hugs, Nataliya.

Gale said...

Soooooooo pretty. I can see why that background paper was inspiring! Wonderful card.

chris said...

Very chic Brenda, and I love that paper, but adore what you have done with it, its amazing.
hugs chris xx

Joanne (jojot) said...

shabby chic and romantic in feel.....thanks for playing with the Stampin B's

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Brenda this is so very gorgeous!
hugs
kim x

Netty said...

Totally gorgeous card Brenda, love it. Annette x

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Brenda this is wonderful I adore that bp but it all looks amazing the image, frame flowers and embellishments it is such a joy to see.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Junibears said...

Absolutely amazing! Gorgeous work.xx

Joan said...

gorgeous card, love everything about it, the background paper is lovely.

Danni said...

Gorgeous vintage card! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Benzi said...

Love the crackle accents you used on the bird and butterfly. Also, lovely flowers you made. Glad you joined the StampinB this week with your lovely creation.

Spyder said...

This is gorgeous, love what you've done. Great look.
((Lyn))

http://truutske.blogspot.com/ said...

Oh yes this is absolutely incredible!!

Juls said...

just love the images you have used here, such gorgeous rich colours...so elegantly vintage!! Love it! Hugs Juls

Jack said...

Fabulous card - that background is just gorgeous. As for your roses . . . stunning! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. xx

Audrey Pettit said...

What a lovely card! I love that vintage image and love your coloring and embossing of the red shirt. Looks wonderful framed in those Maya frames with the glitter, and I adore the crackle on the butterfly. Thanks for sharing this with us in TSTR.

Femmy said...

this is fantastic!! love it!!

PapierGirl said...

This is beautiful - the work that went into this girl! Love the vintage image and your handmade flowers! Thanks for joining us this week at TSTR! :)

Electra said...

Very pretty, what a lot of work you've done!

Sandy said...

Wow very romantic card.
Absolutely beautiful.

Lilly said...

I love it! Gorgeous!

Michelle VP said...

Wow! What amazing details you have on your card! I love the crackle on the butterfly wings. :)

Debbie said...

What a beautiful vintage creation! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

Georgie Hughes said...

Brenda, this is you at your best, I love this vintage creation,I cannot pick out any thing individual to comment on as I love everything about it, stunning.
GeorgieX

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card Brenda, love the colours and adorable image you've chosen.
Thank you for joining us at Lili of the Valley.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-