Friday, 7 August 2009

Love In Paris

Friends of ours were in Paris last weekend to celebrate their wedding anniversary. So I have made this card for them.

I plan to enter this card into 3 challenges. firstly Papertake weekly the challenge there is 4 seasons. to make a card that reminds you of one of the seasons. This is prob me being an old sop, but love the film "Paris in the spring" and this card made me think of that.

The second challenge is A Spoon Full Of Sugar which is "Floral Fantasy" I have used prima flowers on this card, and have used peel off dots to make the centre.

And the final challenge is My Time to Craft which is to use neglected and forgotten stash. This was a lot of fun I dug out 2 old stamps the Paris one is "Santa Rosa - The Montage Collection" and the dancing couple is from "Anita" they have been coloured using my whispers pen. (I have honestly not used either of these stamps for years!) The pink paper was also lurking at the bottom of my craft cupboard.

Finishing touches, I have stitched around the edge, used "distress ink -worn Lipstick" to ink around the edges. I have used a few brads in some hinge stickers ( left over from a kit I bought from qvc years ago!) also her dress has been glittered using "distress stickles - worn lipstick" and finally I have drawn over the word Paris with glossy accents to give it that added shine!

As a quick P.S i just want to apologise to the authors of the challenge blogs, as I have put an entry in twice, due to technical difficulties my original "Love in Paris" post was deleted so I have had to re do it. I apologise for any inconvenience this causes!


  1. What a lovely card Juls. Blogger must have been acting up earlier cos I saw your new post in my blog updates but when I tried to look it wasn't there. Worth the wait though.

    Kat x

  2. Hi Juls

    Mr Blogger gave me a scare earlier too. He is so naughty!!

    I love the card you have posted today - your friends will too. So personal and such a great memory jerker for them in the future.

    Have a great weekend.

    Love Jules xx

  3. super gorgeous! I love the back ground and all those flowers are super cute! Love your design!
    x Jacilynn

  4. Woo-hoo! Blogland is back to normal - phew! And finally I can leave you the comment that I tried to leave hours ago, LOL!

    This card is so beautiful, Juls. It's one of those creations that you can spend ages just looking at. Seriously, I love it! The layout is fantastic - really works well with those stamps - and what fab stamps too! I love how you've stamped the Paris one onto patterned/text paper and raised the word Paris. Also love how you've highlighted the pink gown with glitter. Truly stunning and inspiring!

    Hugs, Sem xx

  5. Fabulous anniversary card. Love all the detail. katxx

  6. Wow, amazing! I'm sure they will love the card; it's gorgeous!
    - Ann

  7. Just gorgeous,such beautiful colours and the image is fabulous!!! Your friends will love receiving this card!!
    Hugs xx

  8. Beautiful and elegant! A very romantic idea!

  9. Gorgeous card Juls, so romantic. I love all the beautiful detail.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Clare x

  10. What a GORGEOUS card! Your friends will love it! Paris for an anniversary, huh... WOW. Ro. Man. Tic.

  11. What a gorgeous card Juls.

    Hugs Riet.x

  12. Beautiful card! I love all the flowers.

  13. Love the Paris stamp in the middle and the colours.......and what do you know I have the same hinge stickers! All alone and unloved in a box. LOL

  14. Stunning card so pretty ,love it
    hugs Dawnxxx

  15. WOW! This card is stunning. I love the colours and all the beautiful flowers.

  16. Wow Stunning card, so so elegant! Love it!
    erin x

  17. This is stunning. It's just so pretty - I love the image and those colours :) Thank you for joining us over at PTW. Hugs, Dawny xxxx

  18. Juls, WOW this card is STUNNING!!!! VERY VERY STUNNING! I love the colors and the image is Beautiful!!!

    Thanks for your love on my blog today I needed to here that other people are not so happy with the work they do at times. You gave me a smile... THANK YOU sweetie....hugs and have a GREAT weekend.. janny

  19. Oh this is gorgeous, love the couple and beautiful details.

  20. Hi Juls
    Love the romanantic feel to this beautiful card
    hugs Debra

  21. A gorgeous romantic card - love it! Thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

  22. Great card, lovely colours! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

  23. Lovely card. Colours and images are wonderful. I love it!
    Magda x