Ooooh La La - I saw this stamp at Michael's and couldn't resist it. I love everything French! Even though it's not Spring yet, in my world it can be Spring and I can be in Paris at the same time. Oooh, the imagination I have.
I am still using my old SU Parisian Breeze DSP. I am almost out of it. I don't know if you can see from photo, but I stamped the image on a lightly based dsp, colored and glittered the flowers. I cut out a strip of some other dp in this pack and used my fleur de lis border punch at the top. I popped the image at a slight angle.
I used my gold leaf pen on the fleur de lis portions of the nestie and the faux stitching.
The 1st two layers of the flowers were from Cottage Cutz and the inside layer was a MFT simple rolled flower. Glittered up and bling inserted in the center. I stamped the dsp I used for the flowers with my En Francais B/G Stamp and used my fleur de lis ef on the background panel.
I fancied it up with some bling, pearl swirls, triple bow ribbon with a large die cut butterfly on top.
I really enjoyed making this even though it took awhile. I just hope the photo shows up okay.
Date: Monday, December 17, 2012 GMT Views: 2902
Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 13310
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:04 PM
Pam, you certainly have a lot going on here, in a good way! You have a knack for making cards feminine and this one has so many sweet features! From the pretty lace, drop-dead gorgeous butterfly, the flowers and pearls, all so yummy! And the inside of your card looks great too~Hugs
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Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:55 PM
Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!!! Oh my goodness - your soft colors, wonderful textures, amazing flowers and pearls and butterfly - wow Pamzi this is exquisite. I love your image and how delicately you've colored it. Love your new siggy too :)!!!!!!!!! Hugs
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Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:11 AM
Hi Pamzi!!! It looks like you were having the time of your life while you were making this gorgeous card. It glows. Good collage is so hard to do but you did it beautifully. I love your sweet flowers and of course the piece de restistance is the spectacular butterfly/lace confection in the corner. Into my faves with this masterpiece!! TFS!
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Registered: March 5, 2007 Location: Coatesville, Pennsylvania Posts: 44355
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:57 AM
Oh Pamzi...In the spring when you go to Paris, please remember to pack me in your suitcase! I have never been there and I would SOOO love to go! This is one perfect card!!!! Just perfect, I tell you! I love your little bling and pearl and lace bow and borders! Did I mention this was perfect???? Love your card, my friend!
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Registered: January 21, 2007 Location: Guilderland NY Posts: 53474
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:57 PM
Bought the same stamp awhile ago and would have sent you all the Paris you would have needed~
Pretty card Sis...I will let you make the cards with this stamp and then I will case yours...sounds like a deal to me...Also I am soo loving that lacey bow in the corner...I dont have any of that so I cant case this one~
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Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Kingsland, Georgia Posts: 30283
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 @ 11:22 AM
OK so I didn't know there was another Punchie who loved Paris....guess what card you are getting from Christmas next year????? But I promise to do a "twist" to make it yours....lol You have gone "Shabby Chic" and it's stunning. Love that image-now how come I didn't see the spring one, huh???? Your rolled roses are awesome and I just love the soft colors. This is surely tres' magnifique!
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