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Friday, 24 May 2013

Time for a challenge for the Outlawz.... D

Time for an Outlawz Challenge over at Paper ala Mode and it is anything goes everyone so pop on over and enter whatever you like.

 Well I was ready for a nap but then felt an overwhelming urge to put together a vintage card.  Though it did not turn out to be a card in the end.  I found an image on the internet. I wiped TH ink pad over it, then wet it to look aged.  I then covered the photo in mod podge.  

I bought some really old vintage doilies at a car boot last weekend.  One was a little stained so I dyed it using in tea.  Came out just right.  I edged the topper using the doily lace.  I then layered a gold trim on top and finally pearls from my stash.  Actually they were bits and pieces in my scrap box. 

Once this was finished I didn't want to use it on a card and decided to make it into a little picture which stands upright.  I can't say it is a picture frame because its not lol.  I just glued a piece of strong card to the back to steady it whilst upright.  You never know I may just use this on another project in the future.



Anyway thank you for dropping by and I do hope you call again.
Why not go join in the fun and take a peek at the wonderful DT projects over at the Outlawz.

Hugz always 

Elaine xxx

13 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous Elaine! I love the lace and pearls - perfect for the picture!
    Hugz
    Laurian

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  2. STUNNING...Love it...Beautiful lace & pearls, Gorgeous image... Love it all.. Hugs May x x x

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  3. This is such a beautiful creation! Love the lace "frame" and the beautiful vintage image! Thanks for joining us over at It's All About The Vintage & Beauty Challenge! Good luck! Hugs and sunshine

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  4. Lovely creation....thank you for joining TTCRD this week.

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  5. Thanks for join in at It's all about the Vintage
    Elma

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  6. This is awesome Elaine. Love that aged photo and that lace is gorgeous.I spotted you on MIM and popped over for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxxx

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  7. Very pretty, I love the pearls and edging! Thank you for joining us this week at the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge. I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Fab 'n' Funky DT

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  8. This is a gorgeous card!
    So romantic!
    Thank you for joining us at the It's All About the Vintage & Beauty- challenge.
    Hugs Merkku

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  9. Really gorgeous! Wonderfully distressed, too. Thanks for entering our challenge at It's all about the vintage and beauty!

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  10. A gorgeous creation, thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  11. Totally stunning, Elaine. Your makes are always so elegant and this is no exception.

    Thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Rachel x

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  12. Love the depth you have achieved with your use of lace etc...wonderful! Thank you for entering the Its all about the Vintage challenge. Wishes, Suzanne

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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