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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Sail Away - Shabby Book Card

Morning all. Fashionable Stamping Challenges is calling for a nautical theme. Instead of making a masculine card, I decided to try a more faminine shabby look. Since there were several stamp images I wanted to use, I decided to make a book card to fit them all in.

The card measures 5 1/2 x 5 x 1". I fussy-cut out the light house from a 6x6 Webster's Pages DP and used it for decoration. I stamped the sail boat on vellum and colored it with Momento markers. The sheer fabric flower is handmade, see previous post here.





Designer paper is from Webster's Pages and dies used are from Memory Box and Spellbinders.

Hope you enjoy today's visit and thanks for all your sweet comments. Until next time, have a wonderful day.

Hugs,
Katie

I will be entering this card in the following challenges:

28 comments:

Nicola said...

Beautiful creation Katie, love the shabby chic look and all the gorgeous details!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Susan Hogan said...

Katie, this is so beautiful. You are such a skilled crafter. Thanks for joining us at Lets Ink It Up Distressing challenge this month!

Stampalicious said...

gorgeous! love the shabby chic! thank you for joining our challenge at OSCC this week ,hugs, martina

Chriss America Real said...

This is just breath-taking! You are so talented girl! I am jealous because this would look fabulous in my nautical room in my house but I don't think I could make this! Just lovely! Thank you so much for playing along with the Delightful Challenge Team this week!

Hugs,

Chriss

Ephemera said...

Hi Katie, this is so so beautiful, you have such a wonderful style, vintage and delicate at the same time. Thanks so much for sharing with us again at FSC. XX

Liz Miller said...

This is a gorgeous project.
Liz xx

marion said...

wow wow wow, what an amzing gorgeous book card. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing your work of art at LIIU and good luck. Hugs, Marion

lainey said...

stunning work!! lainey x

SuzanneK said...

OMG this is absolutely stunning!!!! Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU this month. Good luck with our distressing challenge. Hugz Suzanne

Kim Dellow said...

Wow! Just beautiful! Kim

Jayne A said...

Gorgeous creation. I am loving all the fabulous details.

Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's
Hugs
Jayne

Maria said...

Wow, I love this, and your shabby/distressed look is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for joining in with our Distressing challenge over at LIIU and good luck in the draw.

Maria x

Margreet said...

Beautiful creation....thanks for joining the Divas!
xxx Margreet

Mrs.B said...

This is a fabulous project Katie,love the vintage shabby/chic feel you have created with those soft colours.
Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
Avril

Mynnette said...

This is absolutely stunning!!! LOVE all of your detail--and the use of all the different stamps! Gorgeous!!!!! :)

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Katie, you have definitely created something very feminine! I love the layers, the textures, the concept and the softness that you give to your creation.
Thank you for joining us this fortnight at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
Dot x

Sue C said...

Wow Katie, this is just fabulous ! I love the shabby effect and the pale colours are just perfect. Thanks for joining us at FSC. Sue C x

Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

Katie, this is a work of art! Wow! Someone is going to be amazed when they receive this! I would treasure it forever--so beautiful!

Thanks for joining us in our Sundae Bar Challenge for Paper Sundaes! Make sure you join in our new challenge this week of Anything Goes!

♥ Lisabee PSDT

My Crafting Blog

DesignerDiva said...

This is such a beautiful book card Katie, your details are perfect!
Thanks for playing along with the Diva’s this week with your ‘Charming’ make and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie xx

Anita said...

Wow, what a stunning creation! I love your soft colors. Thanks for joining the Divas challenge this week.

lisa said...

I've never seen a book card before but I adore it, what a clever idea and those Nautical images are gorgeous. I love the way you've given it all a feminine feel too.
Thanks so much for joining us at The Stampman this time.
Hugs Lisax

Lisa M said...

You have most definitely mastered the shabby chic look and your book card is phenominal! I absolutely love the textures and images you've married together on this priceless masterpiece. Someone will be OVER joyed when they receive this. :)

Thank you SO much for joining us at Craft Us Crazy for our challenge.
Best of luck to you and we hope to see you again next time too!
Hugs,
Lisa xx

SnowflakeDreams1 said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous. Love your work. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

WOOOOOW, what can I say? Stunning project!!! Beautiful stamping, love the shabby chic feel of the nautical design - superb creation ;) Thank you for sharing it with us at FSC! x

Ps. Come and join my 2nd Blogaversary candy ;-). Hope to see you there and good luck!

Kristina said...

What a beautiful creation, you must be so proud of it! Stunning!

Kristina
Visiting from Fashionable Stamping Challenges - Nautical
Please stop by and say hello! :-)
www.pearlgateway.com

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Hello Katie
Once again, one of your book cards has left me speechless. This is sublime.
I would so love to try to make one.
Thank you for once again supporting FSC.
Wishes
Lynne

Kim x said...

Hi Katie, this is just stunning. I love the sail boat on the vellum.
Thank you for entering my Vellum challenge over at The Stamp Man.
hugs Kimx

sassy said...

oh my word what talent you have this is awesome i love the seascape...and wow im at a loss for words...stunning work of art hugs sassyx