Monday, August 1, 2011

From Texas to Paris

Hi Everyone!!

I'm so happy to be back from vacation. It was a lot of fun; but we also had some interesting things happen. I intend to post pictures and other fun stuff from our camping trip in an other post later this week.
Well, I didn't quite go to Paris; but I did manage to travel to the Village Pointe Shopping Center in Omaha NE which is one of my favorite places to go because it has an Archiver's Scrapbook store and I was so proud of myself because I only bought a few things. One of which is this new OCL set "Vintage Traveler" and papers from My Mind's Eye "Stella Rose: Mabel Papers." I couldn't wait to get home and play around with my new goodies! So, this is what I came up with for the current OCL sketch challenge.
I used Aqua Mist, Blushing Bride, Dark brown with the pattern papers. I took a couple of additional close up pictures of the card, so that you can see the detail of the embossing piece that I did with my new Hero Arts Cling Stamp "Fabric Design"
I embossed it with Clear Powder onto glossy paper and then I brayered and sponged Bermuda Bay ink across the paper.

Ok, so the challenges that I am entering this card into are:

1. OCL: Sketch Challenge #76

2. Craft us Crazy: Anything Goes

3. Inspire Me Fridays: Anything Goes

4. Stampin B's: Ribbon

5. Blogger's Challenge: Embossing

6.Opus Gluei: No Sentiment

7. Sew Many Cards: Anything Goes


Michelle said...

Welcome home! What a great card. I love the timepiece on the left and the colors are great together. Thanks for sharing!

Jacquel said...

Glad you had a nice time Dori! Your card came out that dp you used & the colors are great together! Very nice work Hun & TFS!!!!

Ida said...

Awesome card. Love the embossing folder you used and the color choices are great. Thanks for joining the BC Embossing challenge.

Anonymous said...

Very pretty, love the embossing and the colors you chose!

Stephanie said...

Oh what a fantastic card, thanks so much for playing along at OCL this week.

Lisa Somerville said...

How pretty, wonderful added embossing! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Lori said...

Just lovely! Thanks for joining us for this week's OCL challenge.

Electra said...

Even though it wasn't Paris, I think if there is a scrapbooking store involved, any trip is wonderful! This is a lovely card, the black ribbon sets it off so well! Thanks for joining us at Opus Gluei!

June Houck said...

Beautiful card, Dori!

Deena said...

this card is great and that eiffel tower stamps wonderfully...thanks for participating at the OG this week!

Gini said...

Oh la la, lovely layout and subtle colour scheme!
Thank you for playing with us at Opus Gluei.

Rosemary said...

You had access to an Archiver's store, I am officially jealous ;-)

Even though you didn't quite get to Paris, you did create a card that makes me feel all ooh la la with the classic elegant feel of it. Very chic, tres elegant, cherie!

Thank you for sharing with us at Opus Gluei, I hope we get you to come back and play with us again!

Jilly said...

This card is great and that eiffel tower stamps wonderfully way. You sets those black ribbon wonderful way. spectacular work.
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Kristen H said...

OOH... chic! Very delightful, summer in Paris!

Thank you for playing with us at Opus Gluei.

Jana said...

Cest magnifique. Love this card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at OPUS GLUEI.