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Friday, October 1, 2010

dream time

Hello , my friends . Hope that you are all enjoying your day/ evening. Thank you for calling in .
I happened to visit one of my favourite shops today . Vintage Decor on Magill Road in Adelaide .
"Vintage Decor" To Di for ...is on the business card . Di and Hubby are the most delightful people and they have some beautifully  awesome  and  amazing vintage  furnture , soft furnishings and a huge range of gift ideas . I am always inspired to make vintage style cards after I visit because of the nature of the place .
And so to todays card .


I began with a White Gloss card . I brayered over front with Peach Parfait ink . I then  randomly sponged green ink over that . Using Soft Suede I sponged the edges and dabbed some on front . All this to hopefully achieve a 'vintage'  background . Then in Soft Suede again I stamped En Francais on the front . And stamped 'dream '  from  an Inkadinkado  set , at top . The image stamped on DSP , Patterns Stack , Subtles Collection   from set , Every Moment SU , is coloured with  pencils . I cut around image roughly then  sponged edges with Soft Suede. I only added a flower with Rhinestone centre as embellishment .
Off now to search through my stamps  , vintage papers and embellishments to create more .
Thanks again for stopping by , catch you again soon , cheers for now Shirley-anne

5 comments:

Michelle said...

Stunning, Absolutely stunning.

Michelle :-)

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow Shirley - another fab background . Love it
Lisa ;)

Doreen said...

Hello Shirley-Anne,
I would firstly like to thank you for your lovely comments on my blog, I must say looking around your blog is simply amazing.Your work is so elegant, I love the vintage feel of this one.xxx
I too have become a follower, see you soon

Annmaree said...

This is gorgeous!

Love that bacround and the image!

So beautiful! a perfect vintage card!

Mina said...

I love those kind of shops Shirley, the kind you can wander round for ages and still see something new...your card is so perfectly vintage...gorgeous
Mina xxx