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Spritzed & Splattered with LOVE!

This week our challenge at Classy Cards 'n Such is: Letter It, in other words use a letter or more on your creation! I went ahead and used some letter stickers on my mixed media freestyle collage card! This is the first card I make with my new stamp set by SNSS, Parisian Postcard.

Main supplies
Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Parisian Postcard
Dies: Cheery Lynn Designs English Tea Party, Vintage Flourish Pattern   
White Pearl Linen cardstock
Stardream Rose Quartz metallic cardstock
Heavyweight Vellum 
1/2" Scor-Tape
Empty Spritzer Bottle   
Seam Binding - Chalk White 
Baby Pearls - LeCreme 
Gold detail

To make my card, I stamped, colored and heat embossed images from the NEW stamp set Parisian Postcard from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps, that I happened to design (yay!). I stamped some images on the background, some I heat embossed in gold detail on heavyweight vellum and others I fussy cut and mounted using foam tape on a pretty label die cut with Our Daily Bread Designs Vintage Flourish Pattern from White Pearl Linen cardstock. I stenciled the label with Spun Sugar Distress ink.

The top half beige layer was stamped, heat embossed and also sprayed with a mix of Peeled Paint Distress re-inker and water using a spritzer bottle. The bottom half of the base mat was cut from the gorgeous Stardream Rose Quartz metallic cardstock. I cut a doily from vellum with the English Tea Party die from Cheery Lynn Designs, cut it in half and adhered it on top of the pink layer with thin pieces of 1/2" Scor-tape.


Before adding the fussy cut images to the label I attached a piece of Chalk White Seam Binding, that I colored and wrinkled by spraying it with the same Peeled Paint Distress ink mix. I completed the card with a few Baby Pearls Le-Creme that go along very well with the vintage design and spritzed Perfect Pearls Mist in Biscotti and a bit more of Peeled Paint spray. I adhered the finished layer on a white mat cut with A2 Matting Basics, using 1/2" Scor-tape and then mounted it on a white card base.

I hope you enjoyed today's post! I motivate you to join our challenge this week with your crafty creation! Also, I invite you to visit Classy Cards 'n Such store, there are many discounted items that I know you'd love, starting with the Clearance section. Make sure you check the new Valentine's sale going on now! Cheery Lynn dies are all 50% off too! If you want to save on a regular order or own my new stamp set use my code Gracie-10 to get 10% off!

I hope I have inspired you today! Thanks so much for stopping by!

I'd like to share my card with: 
Hiding in my Craft Room - Any Holiday
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes 
Loves Rubber Stamps - Pink and Girly
STAMPlorations - Stamps and Inks
Cheery Lynn Designs - Anything Goes
In the Pink - Pink and Pearlie 
Vintage Journey - Love is in the Air
My Sheri Crafts - Valentine's Day  

Comments

  1. Okay Gracie, this is beyond gorgeous!! My new stamp set just arrived on Monday, so I can't wait to get inky with it!

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  2. This is stunning Gracie! Such beautiful layers.

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  3. This is gorgeous! I love your new stamp set!

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  4. Such a pretty card! Love the fussy cutting.

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  5. Again a gorgeous card with such a beautiful combination. As always I love the way you use the colors together. Hugs.

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  6. Wow. So much stamping and inking loveliness to enjoy on this card. Your colors are beautiful together. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations again this month.

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  7. Vintage romance in pink, green and gold. Thank you so much for entering our Anything Goes challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday.
    Blessings,, Carole

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  8. I LOVE the vintage theme, pinned it.

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  9. I LOVE the vintage theme, pinned it.

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  10. Gorgeous vintage shabby chic card. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  11. A beautiful Vintage card and I love the romantic feel to it. Cutting your CL Doily with Vellum gives it such a feminine feel. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck.
    Julie x

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  12. This is so beautifully done and I love the colors you chose to use! The rose is my fav'!

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  13. This is so pretty! Love all of the images and that butterfly is fantastic. Thanks for joining us this week for the Loves Rubberstamps Challenge!

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  14. Beautiful Vintage Look Card! I love the spirtzed doily! Thank you for joining Cheery Lynn Challenges! Good Luck!

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  15. Beautiful! Love the shabby chic look and all the layers! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! Rebecca

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  16. Wow, this is so beautiful. Perfect for our pink and girly challenge, I love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  17. Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda's Cards

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  18. Your sponged and spritzed background is beautiful on this lovely card - wonderful layers of die cuts and pretty touches of gold - thanks for joining us in the A Vintage Journey challenge!

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  19. Gorgeous vintage design and pretty details :-)

    Thanks for sharing with us at In The Pink Challenge!

    Hugs, Kat x

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  20. Fabulous! Paris and love, they go so well together... Thanks so much for adding it to our Love is in the Air challenge at A Vintage Journey!

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