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Through the window

Posted by manicstamper on January 24, 2007

Today I plucked up the courage to have a go at one of the Daring Cardmakers challenges.
Having seen the standard of work on there it was fairly daunting.
Anyway I jumped in with both feet and this is what I came out with.
Papers are MM Boho Chic-Lauren.
I doodled over the striped paper and added dot and dash lines to the blue and pink papers.
The title is hand written.
Flower stamp is from a See D set and the face stamp is from a set called Collageabilities which I bought from Joanna Sheen when I saw her at a show. It did used to be on the website but haven’t seen it there for a while. I think the manufacturer is Sunday International.
All stamping has been done in black Versafine ink.
The dress is a punch by Woodware and this size is the largest. The aperture is 3×3 so that will give you a little idea of the size. Punched once in black card and once in the Boho paper which has then been trimmed back to create an overskirt. The swirl is doodled on by hand.
Thanks for that challenge girls. I don’t usually do anything with aperture cards so it made a change and gave me a few ideas for future cards too.


10 Responses to “Through the window”

  1. Keryn Campbell said

    I just love those colours together. Thanks for joining in.

  2. Rhi said

    Oh Wow I don’t know why you were worried its gorgeous! Great compostition, fabby colours and brilliant stamping.

    Can’t wait to see more of your creations!
    Rhi x

  3. Kathy said

    WOW I can’t believe how fab your doodling is! I’m soooo jealous.

    I love this card, I love all the detail you’ve added, it looks stunning.

    Your work is always fantastic and always an inspiration – I’m so pleased you’ve come to play with us!

  4. Maisymary's Findings said

    How inspiring ! Fab work !

    Must try out stamping this year ! I keep telling myself ! lol

    ttfn, Pearl

  5. LisaBabe said

    Lovely card, Sheila. My fave colour combo atm – I bought a scarf with the same colours in last week.

  6. Sue said

    Sheila my love is there ANYTHING you can’t do!!!

    I am sooo very jealous of your talent

  7. Paula said

    I love this card. I have those papers & they are yummy!!!

  8. manicstamper said

    Oooooooh eck……….I’ve gone all of a doo dah with all these lovely comments……….thank you so much.


  9. Gillian Hamilton said

    Hi Sheila, I’m speachless… I love your card it’s devine… as are all of your other creations on your blog… So glad You’ve Dared To DARE…. I’ll be back to soak up some more inspiration soon… :o)

  10. Jo said

    Finally catching up with blogs 🙂 I love this card, the stamping is fabulous and the paper is yummy – I don’t know why you worried, it is gorgeous!

    jo xx

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