Saturday, 2 May 2015

Black Hearts and Lace

Hello.  Welcome.  Lovely sunny day today.  I shoud be out doing some gardeney things but I was intrigued by this weeks challenge over at MFP.  So I thought I'd give it a go.  



The challenge is to make your own ric rac.  A tutorial is HERE.  I got out the Scor-pal and decided to go hot pink and black.  I am sure there is a die out there somewhere which would do a tidier and quicker job, but actually I like the texture all those little score lines give.  And it was kinda therapeutic doing all that scoring and cutting.  And of course we don't all have a die cutting machine.  I admit to being tempted to save the triangles as, yes, I am sure they could be used on a future project, but my desk is so full of UFO's I bit the bullet and added to the global waste mountain.   



Then it went a bit vintage?!?  Gothic ?!?  Can you have hot pink vintage?  OK, forget giving it a name. I stamped Flonzcraft Gibson Girls stamp on lilac paper.  Then added some purple for her and blue for him watercolour tints.  I was just going to add lace but this black heart ribbon fell on my head, yes really!!, so I figured it wanted to join the party.  The love is a Stamplorations stamp from the live love laugh set.  This is going to be a tag for a bridal gift.  Hope she likes it.  And the gift LOL

Joining the fun at
Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge 260 - We're Making Rick Rack 
FSC Challenge #96 - Lovers
Scor-pal More Than One Score Challenge 15 - Mothers Day/Special Lady 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes 
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 118 - Anything Goes with Ribbon 
Winnie & Walter INSD 2015 - Create Your Own Background 

Thanks for dropping by.  Off to take advantage of some last minute sunshine.  Hugz

15 comments:

  1. Love the colors you used for your ric-rac card! Beautiful card.

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  2. I am sure you can have hot pink vintage (why not). Gorgeous make.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  3. A fabulous take on the challenge with this 'hot' pink .
    card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
    Avril xx

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  4. Gothic vintage with a touch of the Hots. That's my name!!!! It looks fabulous. And I soooo relate to those scrappy things that very obv make their need to be added known! Go with the Muse and magic happens, like here!!!!

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  5. Great card, you definitely met the challenge. Thank you for joining us on MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge.

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  6. Great job on the Rick Rack and working it into your card so nicely! Thanks for playing along with us at MFP Speedy Fox & Friends challenge!
    hugs!
    Pam
    MFP SF&F DT

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  7. GREAT job on the rick rack challenge!! I like the colors and I think a little goth and vintage make a great combo :) Thanks for joining us this week!!

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  8. Such a cool contrast - the ric rac and the vintage couple!

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  9. Lovely card and a great job on the Rick Rack!
    Thanks for joining us this week at MFP Speedy Fox and Friends challenges.

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  10. Lovely VINTAGE LOVE card the ric rack is really pretty thanks for sharing at MFP SFF>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Lis DT

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  11. fabulous design and bold color! so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  12. what a fabulous creation, love it, thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
    Hugs Kate x

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  13. I love gothic vintage if that's what you're calling it. This card is just plain fun. Thanks for sharing with us at MFP's Speedy Fox and Friends.

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  14. What a fantastic creation, complete with so many different styles! I love that hot pink & black combo - it rocks!!

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  15. Super fun colors! Thanks for joining us at Scor-pal!

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