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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

CP110 Damask Blues

I thought it was time to get out a stamp set I have been wanting to use for some time - this gorgeous Grand Damask set designed by my dear friend, the amazing Nina Brackett for Gina K Designs. 


Isn't it perfectly named!  I love the grandeur of it and could not resist playing along with the Card Patterns Challenge this week.

I have layered my image into the Lacy Circles Nestbilitie that has been cut out with my Spellbinders Grand Calibur - I don't know what I did before I owned one of these amazing DieCutting Machines - it is so easy and the lines so crisp!

I have stamped using a Stampin' Up Kaleidacolor Ink Pad in blues - I love the effect and will be playing with it more often

The flowers have been coloured using the ink from My Tim Holtz Distressing Ink - Scattered Straw - I love the way you can make flowers to natch your DP - nice and easy!!  I have finished off with some vintage lace and a row of ricrac as a contrast

This card is also for the following Challenges:
Card Cupids - Use 2 Colors Only
Mami Doodles - Use a Punch or a DieCut

Thank you for stopping my today - it is always great to have visitors - I do appreciate the lovely comments you leave me - they are so encouraging and always make my day!  God bless you!
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10 comments:

  1. What a lovely card to see this morning Linda. Love the colour combo.

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  2. Very pretty, Linda! I like the color effect too. The pearls are subtle and gorgeous!

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  3. What fabulous stamps and loving the tones of the blue you have used its just sensational!! Chanelle xxx

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  4. Love this one - you have 'staged' the grand damask image beautifully. Love the hint of a floursich in behind in the same blues.
    Blessings
    M

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  5. Gorgeous card Linda! Love the contrast of brown and blue with a touch against the cream base. Thanks for playing along with us at Card Patterns.

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  6. Beautiful! Always a fan of that shade of blue!

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  7. Gorgeous Linda! I love the pearls you added. So glad you could join us on Card Patterns this week!

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  8. Wow, this is stunning, Linda! It's so nice to see you create with the Grand Damask stamp using my CP sketch :-).

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  9. great stamp. Thanks for playing along at Card Cupids.
    Hugs. Jacqueline

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