Thursday, September 19, 2013

Elegant Jane Austen Card in Blue and White

Hi Dreamers!
How is your week going?  Doing good here.  I sent out the box of 50 cards to my customer yesterday. So, all done with that!!  Today's card is one of the cards that went into the order.   I love this Jane Austen set from Artistic Outpost!! This is the second card I made with this set and I have a couple more on the work table that are almost finished.   I used one of my favorite color palettes for elegant cards---blue and white. 






Materials:
Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento, Bordering Blue Stampin' Up
CS: white, Bordering Blue (Stampin' Up)







Instructions:

  • Make a card from Bordering Blue CS
  • On white CS stamp the background stamp (also in the Jane's Countryside set) with Bordering Blue ink stamping off once
  • Stamp the Jane Austen figure and the sentiment with Tuxedo Black ink
  • Add to card base






This went  together pretty quickly once I got the placement of each stamp correct.  A few did go in the trash basket...LOL  I think this could be used for any occasion by changing  the sentiment--like a birthday or get well too.  I would also add a sentiment to inside for a birthday card.   For the inside of this card, I stamped the background only.




*********A few Fun Challenges for my Blue/White Jane Austen card:
Artistic Outpost: anything goes with AO stamp
Cards in Envy: Retro and must be A2 size
4 Krafty Girlz: anything goes
Charisma Cardz: favorite color combination----mine is blue and white--what could be more classic??!!
Divas by Design: anything goes

So, for my next post I have some vintage cards made using embossing folders and no stamping.  Eek!!  Did I say no stamping??!!  Yes, well just once in awhile it is fun to not stamp.  LOL.  I hope you have a great day!!  Love ya.
Karen

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and just love the image.
    Thank you for joining us at 4 Krafty Girlz this fortnight. Abbie xx

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  2. So elegant - the baroque pattern in blue looks like wonderful china - lovely card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Artistic Outpost.
    Alison x

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  3. Perfect card and does indeed look stunning in the blue and white. just like china. Hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at Cards in Envy.

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  5. Love this! It's a beautiful card and a perfect image for a retro card. Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

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  6. Such an elegant card and I love the sentiment! Thanks for joining us this week at Cards In Envy!

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  7. Very elegant and very pretty, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

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  8. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
    Hugs, Janine xx

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  9. Very pretty and elegant! Thank you for submitting your retro card and joining us at Cards in Envy! ~ Marilyn

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  10. Beautiful make!
    Thank you so much for entering the 4 krafty girlz challenge!
    Best of Luck!
    Toni-Marie Price DT xxxxx

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  11. Thank you so much for entering the 4 Krafty Girlz challenge with your creation and good luck. Tina-Maree DT xx feel free to enter the following challenges :)

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  12. Lovely card and color combo

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz

    Hugs Mandy xxx

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  13. gorgeous card!!! LOVE the image!!! sooo glad you played along with Cards in Envy!!!!

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