Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Lovely Jane Austen Images

Hi Dreamers,
I am back from a busy weekend--had a family birthday party on Sunday.  Very fun.  Spent some quality time with my family.  I am back and refreshed with some new projects to share with you.
My favorite author is Jane Austen.  And, when I saw this Jane Austen Set from Artistic Outpost--well I just had to have it.  I have made several cards with the set so far.  Here is the first.





Materials:
Inks: Espresso Truffle Memento
Distress Inks: Mowed lawn, Victorian Velvet, and Scattered Straw (to color the image)
CS: Cream, Pale Green (Bazzill); Bright green (A Muse Studios)
Decorative paper: medium olive green
Paper Doily
Spray Ink- green
Pale green Pearls
Spellbinders Die cut






Instructions:

  • Make card from the bright green CS --This card measures 4.50 x 5.75"
  • Layer with pale green CS and decorative paper
  • Spray a white paper doily with green ink and let dry
  • When doily is dry add to card front






  • Stamp Jane on cream CS with Espresso Truffle ink
  • Cut image with a die
  • Add the distress inks to color the image-use the Ranger tool, sponge, or even just your finger tip will work.  I used my finger tip in the pink and yellow
  • Add to card front






  • Stamp the Jane Austen Quote on the light green CS and add to front with dimensional adhesive
  • Add five small pearls


This card will be included in my big customer order.  My customer also loves J. Austen.  So, this should be a favorite with her.  I am now done with the order and have made a total of 49 cards.  I guess I should make one more for an even 50...I will.  LOL  50 sounds much better, doesn't it??  I will share a few more of the cards over the next several posts.  


*******Challenges for dear Jane Austen Card
Artistic Outpost: anything goes + AO stamps
Cheerful Stamp pad: love your hat
Designed to Color: anything goes with a colored image

Well, that's it for my today.  I will be back with another Jane Austen card  in the next post.  Have a great day!!  Love ya.
Karen

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful and delicate - the perfect vintage look... lovely to have you play along with us at Artistic Outpost.
    Alison x

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  2. very pretty...you are a busy girl...50 cards?
    keep in touch
    bibiana

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  3. Great vintage looking card. Fabulous image. Thanks for playing along with us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad for the Love your Hat Challenge.

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  4. Awesome card!! Love the soft vintage feel of it, plus I also like J. Austin.
    Thanks for playing along with The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  5. Thank you for sharing your lovely card for The Cheerful Stamp Pad 69 'I love your hat' challenge, Hazel, Cheerful stamp pad DT. x

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  6. beautiful card! Thank you for linking up with DTC!

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  7. Absolutely stunning, thank you for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog, Fran DT xx

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  8. Lovely card! And that stamp set is awesome. I did not know that there was a Jane Austin stamp set...I must find this treasure!

    Thank you for sharing at Crafting Musketeers!
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Kathy Jo
    http://daisysanddaffodils.blogspot.ca/

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  9. A gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  10. So beautiful. Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers challenge, Nicola X

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