Sunday, 1 April 2018

One For The Girls at Stamping Sensations

Hello there my crafty friends,

It's time for a new challenge over at Stamping Sensations and out theme this time is 'One For The Girls.'  I thought long and hard about what stamps I would like to use for this challenge and then I remembered a stamp that I haven't used for quite a while called 'Fashion Girl Vintage Fifties' by Flonzcraft and I think it hits the brief really well.  Here's my card:

I started by stamping the girl and the mirror with Versafine and then I used a clear embossing powder over it.  I masked off my images and then used red Brushos to create the background.  I used a Tim Holtz die cut on the corners and then mounted the card on to a piece of red card to give some contrast.  I added some gold peel offs and a ribbon to the mirror to make it stand out a little more.  The sentiment stamp that I've used is from an old stamp set by Crafter's Companion but I thought that it worked well with my glamour girl.

We are very generously sponsored this month by Gordon and Justin at Be Crafty

 and the lucky winner will receive a £25 gift voucher to spend at their online store

Stamping Sensations is a stamping challenge, so we must see a stamped image, sentiment or quote as the focal element of your artwork, this means: Stamping must be the central point of attention and interest.

All the details of our challenge rules can be found here

Please note:  If we don't comment on your entry it will be because it doesn't follow our theme to qualify under our rules, or because we are asked to sign in or provide additional data to comment on third part hosts such as Instagram, Flickr or Facebook etc.  We really don't want to be rude but we do want to be fair to those who follow the rules.

That's all from me for now, so I'll wish you a happy and peaceful day x


brenda said...

She does indeed fit the brief so well Sandra and your choice of warm reds really compliments her perfectly, some of my favourite dies as well. Great sentiment as well.

Happy Easter.

B x

Sally H said...

A gorgeous creation, Sandra! I really love it. The colours and the brusho background are perfect for the fabulous image. Happy Easter x

Viv's Visuals said...

I love red anything Sandra so this is just the job for me!

cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely wonderful Sandra, I love the image and your hot colours, so very striking, brilliant design too with that bit of interest in the corner, love it, Kate x

Pat said...

I adore the warm red tones using Brushos Sandra, and a direct contrast to the dark background, and the die cut corners make a beautiful frame to your prettily coloured lady. A fabulous card. x

Dora said...

Beautiful card.

KandA said...

Fabulous card Sandra, love the richness of the colours and super stamp. Happy easter xx

Lisa said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the image and the colors!! Happy Easter!! Big hugs :)

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Joan said...

Love your card Sandra,fab background and I love the girl in her red dress


Kathleen said...

Really super card and a great image and a super sentiment.

Kath x

Gerrina said...

A real vintage style-lady! Love the colours you used! Enjoy Eastermonday!

Jenny L said...

Hi Sandra,
what a very wonderful card and such a very super design too.
Wonderful and excellent work as usual.
Always love everything you create.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

pam said...

Gorgeous card Sandra, love this image and wonderful colours.
Pam x

Mac Mable said...

Your glamour girl is gorgeous. Love the brusho background and the die cut corners. One classy card and a card with attitude x

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

I love this gorgeous card and the lovely colour you've used. I have Chris De Burgh singing in my head now.

Sue xx

Sarah said...

She is a beauty Sandra and I love the gorgeous rich colour xx

Tracy said...

This is fabulous Sandra, I love the image, and my favourite colour too. Stunning.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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