Sunday, May 11, 2014

Evening Stroll

Hello everyone I hope you are doing well.

I have another design today using the beautiful new Fabulous Flappers set from Chocolate Baroque.


I started with a piece of mixed media paper and adhered a die cut clock (Marianne Design) with a Gel medium and then brushed Gesso over everything.   When dry I painted a few colours of Acrylic glaze over top and spritzed with water to blend and added the painted die cut hands to the clock.    I used the top of a tree from Patchwork Landscape around the outside edge.

The pretty lady was stamped with Cobalt Archival ink, coloured with Intense pencils, cut out and popped up on the background.  I added lots of glitter around her shawl's trim, a little difficult to see in the photos.
 

Thanks for your visit and have a great day,
Shirley    

31 comments:

  1. Morning Shirley,

    Sorry it's been so long making a 'proper' visit but trying hard to get back into the swing of things and wanted to say hello and peek at what you have been up to.

    B x

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  2. Guten Morgen, Shirley...
    ich hoffe, bei dir ist das Wetter besser als hier.
    Seit 3 Tagen regnet es, es stürmt und gewittert :-(
    Eine wunderschöne Jugendstil-Karte hast du da kreiert. Diese Stempelplatte ist wirklich ein Traum.
    Ich wünsche dir einen sonnigen Sonntag
    Sophie xx

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  3. So beautiful, I just love the colours, too. Those stamps are fantastic! Have a great Sunday, hugs, Valerie

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  4. Beautiful Shirley, great background.
    Love
    Amanda x

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  5. Wonderfil colours and great ideas for the edges of the card

    Love Chrissie x

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  6. such an elegant pieces Shirley! Amazing!

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  7. nice work! I like the look of the lady!

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  8. Wow, this is such an expressive card, stunning stamp!

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  9. What a stunner Shirley, I love the colours and the use of the patchwork tree around the edge of the card. Hope you're having a great weekend.

    Sue xx

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  10. Beautiful background. Lovely color. Wonderful lady.
    Have a Nice Sunday Anneke.

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  11. Lovely Shirley, love the clock in the background and your Flapper is beautifully dressed with her sparkly trimmed cloak! :) xxx

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  12. Beautiful card, love the deep background. Sending purrs to Archie and Sheena from Skipper. :)

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  13. What is it about purple? I almost never use it, but when I see it, it reaches out and grabs me! Which is exactly what your beautiful project did. The same thing happened yesterday with some overpriced purple pansies, but with this, I can enjoy it's purple scrumptiousness for free!(Okay, so maybe that isn't a real word, but that's how I feel, so spell-check, back off! )

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  14. Isn't she just gorgeous - love the colours and the intense 'flapper' feel to the whole card!

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  15. Your coloring of the image is great. However that background is what makes her stand out. Beautifully done.

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  16. Great idea to use the top of the tree on the edges! The background looks great! The collar looks to have "body" ! A beautiful card! Have a happy sunday, Gerrina

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  17. gorgeous card Shirley, great colors!
    Groetjes karin x

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  18. I love this vibrant and unusual background Shirley and the glittery edge to her cape works beautifully. I also love the patchwork tree used as an edging. Hope you have had a good weekend. x

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  19. A very intriguing background, especially with the way you used the patchwork trees around the edges so subtly echoing the pattern in her shawl. I love your use of the cobalt ink for stamping the image & as always your use of the pink for matting in order to bring out the pinks in her dress & headdress.
    Paula (PEP)

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  20. Love that background Shirley you always use the most amazing colours! huggles Sue xx

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  21. WOW this is sooooooo GEORGEOUS!!!!!
    Greetz Patricia

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  22. What a beautiful card! Wonderful purple background!

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  23. This is marvellous and your description of how you made it fascinating too.

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  24. The dramatic colours fit so well with the lovely stamp....and I like that clock in the background Shirley!

    Kind regards, Alie :-)

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  25. What fabulous colors and beautifull card,Shirley! I love it.

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  26. Wonderful card with amazing background. I like the colours and the Lady on it. Great idea with the clock behind. But all the other cards under this one I have not seen before ,are very amazing and a great inspiration.
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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  27. She is wonderful and the background is out of sight lovely! As always you never disappoint.

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  28. A fantastic card, wonderful color combination.

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  29. So beautiful, Shirley! Love the glittery touches!

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Your kind comments are always appreciated !