Postcard from Paris - House of Cards

February 01, 2015

A new month starts and with it a new challenge at House of Cards. This month's theme is love, which is very appropriate considering Valentine's Day is only a couple of weeks away! It is absolutely a beautiful theme and I hope you find time to join us throughout the month with your creations! In a mission to inspire you, here is what I have created:


I was inspired on both the challenge theme and my new stamp set Parisian Postcard. Since I just got the stamp set, I enjoy thinking of different ways of using it. This time I framed the Eiffel Tower and fussy cut the beautiful vintage flowers to decorate the frame. I like the romantic design this card has and the dimension and texture I was able to add to it.

I have mentioned before here on the blog that I designed this patterned paper to match this stamp set. It was released as a freebie for a while and now it's available here, in case you don't own it yet!

I hope you liked my card and feel inspired to join us this month at House of Cards! I can't wait to see what you create!

Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week!

I'm sharing my card with:
Addicted to Stamps - Lots of Layers

Come and Get It - Texture
Eclectic Ellapu - Red/Burgundy and Cream/Ivory
Great Impressions - Love, Love, Love
Fantasy Stampers - PS I love you
Inkspirational - Rose Colors

A Gem of a Challenge - Lots of Layers
Crafty Calender - What's new? (frame die)
Vintage Journey - Love is in the Air

Cut it Up - Embossing 
My Sheri Crafts - Valentine's Day 
Tombow USA - Valentine's Day
Spectrum Noir - February Challenge


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49 comentarios

  1. This is just stunning. Gorgeous design.

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  2. Beautiful Gracie! Love the way you used the die cut frame and the flowers are so pretty!

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  3. A lovely blog with beautiful cards !
    Grazie for your visit !
    Anna

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  4. Hi Graciella! I love your framed card! That little touch of vellum is perfect! Have a great day.
    Donna (HOC DT member)

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  5. OMG- the work you put into this card is amazing! This is stunning!

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  6. So beautiful! I love it! I'm so honored to be your GDT teamie at HOC this month! Hugs xxx

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  7. So pretty and creative! I like the mix of different techniques you used. This turned out so elegant.

    Thank you for joining us for our National Braille Literacy challenge at Cut it Up!

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  8. Such an elegant card. Thanks for joinig Ink

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  9. Gracie this is gorgeous. Love that beautiful die and how you have framed your stamp image with it. By the way, your stamp set design is fabulous. Love it.
    Marcie

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  10. Gorgeous card, the vintage feel is fab, love it!
    Lorry :o) xx

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  11. Gorgeous card and what a talented designer, it looks like you designed the papers and the stamp set, wow! Donna HOC DT

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  12. Hi, Gracie! I am IN LOVE with this amazing card!! LOVE the gold embossing, the fabulous roses, and the coloring is beautiful! You are so talented! Beautiful!!! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions, too! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  13. Very beautiful! I love everything about this card! The background, flowers, paper, all so lovely together!

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  14. I always love card with Paris theme Gracie
    and this is sooo romantic
    I love the colored flower
    and your embossing in gold so crisp and great made
    lovely LOVE card Graciellie
    hugs, Monika (Teammate)

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  15. Gorgeous card. I love the gold embossing and pearls!

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  16. Stunning!! looks very classy and elegant.

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  17. Graciellie, que lindo o seu trabalho! Adorei conhecer. O detalhe das pérolas ficou excelente. Parabéns!
    Obrigada pela sua visita ao meu blog.

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  18. Your card is both gorgeous and elegant! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts.

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  19. Beautiful card, love the frame with the post card stamp behind it. Thanks for linking up with us over at myshericrafts this week.
    Sue

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  20. I LOVE all the pretty details in your card! It's beautiful!

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  21. Your card is beautiful, I love the fussy cut flowers, such a lovely design. Thanks so much for joining in at A Vintage Journey. Anne x

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  22. Hello my dear!
    Its a please to see your project!!!
    Love your card! Love your style!
    Thanks for join us at Docerela Creations!
    Kissies!
    DT Member Sara

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  23. My, my, my Gracielle. This card is absolutely beautiful. I love the gold and those stunning flowers.

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  24. What an elegant card, love the paper!

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  25. What an elegant card, love the paper!

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  26. What a beautiful card! Love all the details you've added. Thanks for joining us at Cut It Up.

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  27. I agree - what a beautiful design. The roses and the Paris theme are perfect for our 'PS I Love You' challenge over at Fantasy Stampers - thanx for sharing.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

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  28. That die works so well with the image here. Perfect. :)

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  29. This is just so romantic. Thank you for joining in with this months challenge over at Eclectic Ellapu

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  30. Such a pretty romantic looking card, I love the die cut frame.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Fantasy Stampers. :)

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  31. WOW! A most elegant, classy, detail-rich card. Incredibly beautiful and romantic! Thank you for sharing this gem in the Inkspirational gallery!
    ~c

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  32. OMG, Gracie! You really rocked this card. Your stamp set is amazing, and you keep finding more ways to make it even more beautiful! Love love love this card! Hugs, Barbara HOC DT

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  33. Oh Gracie, this is just lovely! I so love the design and those fabulous roses! It is so elegant! Thank you so much for joining the Layers Challenge at the Addicted to Stamps Challenge Blog!

    XO,
    Chris
    http://ascrappersmusings.blogspot.com

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  34. This is a lovely romantic card, your papers and stamps look great on this.

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  35. This is a lovely romantic card, your papers and stamps look great on this.

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  36. Gorgeous, fabulous details. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions.

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  37. Gorgeous creation, Graziellie! Love the colors, the golden embossing and all the beautiful things you added!
    Rosi x HOC DT

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  38. Absolutely fabulous, Graziellie! Makes me want to go to Paris!

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  39. Absolutely fabulous, Graziellie! Makes me want to go to Paris!

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  40. Wonderful card hunnie! Thank you for linking up with Docerela this week. We hope that you join us on the next challenge.

    Great pic of you so cute!

    Have a blessed weekend

    Catarina

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  41. Seriously, this card is so swoon-worthy! I love the touch of gold with all of pinks. Fantastic!

    Toni
    HOC DT Teamie

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  42. Hello Gracie,
    Your cards are always so elegant, so pretty! And I read that you were born in Brazil? I grew up there! =)
    Lilian
    HOC DT

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  43. A beautiful card Gracie. Thanks for joining the Pink Team at Electic Ellapu this month. Carol DT x

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  44. Wow! This is gorgeous! I love all of the layers and the gold embossing. Love!! :) Hugs!--Katy HOC DT :)

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  45. Your card is always so pretty and sweet Graciellie. This is too.
    DT HOC teamie Merethe :)

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