Sunday, 17 August 2014

Everything's Coming Up Roses


I know the image of the woman sniffing the rose comes from a famous painting but I don't know who by, I just know this is a very old stamp from Oxford Impressions. I used four stamps on my project: the woman, the rose frame (Stampin Up) , the sentiment and a rose stamp that I used on the die-cut butterfly (both unknown) . I used red ink and two shades of brown throughout.  I dry embossed the roses on the background,sanded them and added brown ink. The semi-circle of text was found on my craft-room floor! I guess it must have fallen out of something from a previous project.

I'd like to enter:
City Crafter  roses
Craftroom Challenge Summer garden
Crafty Creations  flower power
Moving Along with the Times vintage
That's Crafty  Stamping Ground

10 comments:

  1. This is a fab combo of colours and it gives a vintage feel to the card, how fab to find the text text paper!

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  2. Wow what a terrific colour combination and beautiful images. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO

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  3. Beautiful!!!! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  4. Hi the painting is called Soul of the Rose by John Waterhouse. This is one of my all time fav stamp sets :-) and Iove your creation! Thanks for sharing your lovely Summer Garden Creation with us, Debi xxx

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  5. A beautiful card, the colour is gorgeous, thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  6. So lovely!! Thnks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  7. This looks stunning all in red! It's a color I've never thought of using for a vintage design, at least not as a main color. Fab!

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  8. So beautiful and unusual in red. Thanks for entering it into the That's Crafty! challenge.

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  9. beautiful design! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

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  10. A really beautiful image and colors. Love it. Thanks so much for playing with us at Crafty Creations! --Lisa, DT

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