Very Versailles Shabby Chic Birthday Card

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Oh, I am so excited with today’s card – I made it for my sister’s birthday last week , I  wanted to do something ‘vintagy’ as that is very much her style. Unusually for me I have used two stamp sets for this card, Very Versailles and Artisan Textures (soon to retire – so order yours now!)

I am not sure whether you call it vintage or shabby chic – what is the  difference or is it  the same thing? ! Anyway I used a number of techniques and materials to create the effect – sponging, distressing, multiple layers of stamping, then lace, twine, pearls and vellum.

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Timeless Tropical Virtual Vacation

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So we are all still practicing social distancing and if you are like me, hunkering down in the house and garden.  I am sure we are all looking forward to our  lives opening up at some time but in the meantime I have a virtual vacation to share today from the Stampin’ UP! Tropical Oasis Suite of products.

If you were part of my DSP, Ribbon and Embellishment Share back in January/February you will already have some of these great products in your stash, now would be a great time to pull them out and have a virtual vacation of your own! Continue reading