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Monday, April 18, 2011

Fashion statement!!

Well another lovely sunny day and...not my usual and I can tell you ...never again!! I wanted to try the Less is More challenge and this week it's acetate...piece of cake I thought!! That stuff just has a mind of its own...aaarrgggg!! It won't cut and everything sticks to it including the rubber stamps I used on this one...I had to peel the stamps from the acetate...I thought what's going on here...I thought it was ink I used not glue!! I was not going to let this one beat me so 6 sheets of acetate later...here we are. I embossed a white panel and layered it onto the black and added pink seam binding and a little message. I layered the acetate on to sticky fixers so that it gives a 3d effect and actually IRL this does look quite good as you can see the shadows behind the figures...not sure if you can see it in the photo. The stamps I just love...these were a win I got in the early days, they are called My Acrylix - Every Day Life...great for quick cards although this one wasn't quick hence the reason I have not said a wee quickie before lunch!!

Less is More - acetate
Sir Stampalot - ladies and fashion
Colour Create - black, pink, white
Paperplay - photo inspiration
2 sisters - bingo(die cut(oval), embossing, ribbon)


Fi
x

48 comments:

Larisa said...

fantastic card!!!! love these girls on the top))))

Wishcraft said...

Wow Fi! This is fab and looks like so much work went into it... really gorgeous :o) Lisa x

Hello From Texas said...

Fabulous card. You really captured this challenge. I love every detail of your card. Well done!!

Carole

Faye said...

I think this is just fab, well worth the effort. Need those stamps. xxx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun, its a nightmare to try n work with eh, you have done a fabulous card using it, worth all the effort hun, sue,x

Chrissie said...

I think that our challenge this week has really tested the mettle of LIMettes around the globe!
It's wonderful to state that they have come out on top and produced some fabulous work... this card being a case in point!
Super image and a great design!
Thanks so much for this submission!
See you next time.
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is absolutely stunning it may of done your heed in but wow wow oh & yes indeed WOW!!!!!!!!!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

weewiccababe said...

well you are far more persistent than me. I'd've lost the plot after sheet 3 of the acetate lol
Debz
xx

Debs said...

gorgeous hon..well done for sticking with it :0)..me and acetate don't get on ..hugs Debs x

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Fiona, your card is fabulous. Glad you persevered! It came out great!

Zulma said...

Beautiful card Fiona! fab. colors and details. Thanks for playing with us at 2SC Bingo board this week, good luck!
Zulma DT

Craftilicious said...

love this card - its just brilliant!

Tracey T said...

Wow, Fi, this is just stunning! What fab stamps these are. I love the effect with the acetate even tho it is a bugger to work with (I'm sure that's the right technical crafting term). xx

Céline said...

wonderful card, so girly
thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week
hugs
céline PPC DT

Lynne K said...

Well, this was certainly worth all the hard work and perseverance - it's a brilliant card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Lynne x

Susie Sugar said...

Oh wow this is so Sassy and what a great use of acetate Fi
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Jenny said...

Fab card, love those silhouettes and the bit of pink ribbon gives a great dash of colour too :)
Jenny x

pinky said...

Well it was definitely worth the bother its really gorgeous!! Loving that stamp! Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Bea said...

Love your card it is sooooo effective
Bea

Dolly Daydreams said...

I used 25 sheets !!!!!!!!!!! for 3 measly cards never again and I use acetate all the time imagine !!! Love your card and those stamps are perfect love it.

Marie

Linby said...

Well done on sticking with it - I would have given up after 2 sheets LOL! Love the images and the embossed background.
Linbyx

Carla said...

beautiful card

Kathleen said...

What a great funky card, I think it is brilliant.
I am so glad that it was nt just me.

Kath x

Mandi said...

FANTASTIC card. I have those stamps, but not used for ages You have inspired me to use them again
Thank you so much
mandi
Less is More

Heather said...

This is fabulous!! Love how they are popped up!!

Faith A said...

A super duper card, love how you have decorated each one, a great effect.

coops said...

fantastic card fiona.i love the images you`ve stamped on the acetate.brilliant :D

xx coops xx

Di said...

WOW what a stunning card those figures are just gorgeous!
Fabulous!!
Thanks for joining colour create
Hugs Di xxx

Sally H said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Well done for persevering! You have done a fab job. Thanks for joining us at Sir stampalot this month and good luck!

Vicky Hayes said...

You can see the shadows and it looks fabulous! Love the pink seam binding with the black and white images.

Susan said...

Sory you had so much trouble with this one Fiona...but the end result is awesome!

dutchstamptramp said...

What a beautiful card and what a fabulous stamps you used for this one!

Karen said...

Awesome card, I love your idea!! You really have been inspired by the photo!! Thanks so much for playing along at Paper Play this week:-)
Hugs
Karen
xxx

Sharon said...

Hi Fiona,

I think the card looks fabulous! Worth all the trouble :) These images are fantastic!

Thanks for joining us at Colour Create for the Pink, Black and White Challenge.

Sharon x

ThinkInk Creative said...

so groovy, baby. Fabulous image and used well.

I love your card.

cheers,
Malyn at ThinkInkCreative

Deirdre said...

Fun card Fiona. Great take on the inspiration.

Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay this week. ♥

Shirley said...

An absolutely stunning card, it's brilliant, love the stamp.

Lizy said...

Fab card Fiona...fun yet elegant!
Lizy x

xxxtglxxx said...

Well done for persisting with this Fi :) Amazing patience! :D

Its a really stunning creation, those stamps are so stylish, and it looks very classy.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Suze Bain said...

This is fab, great images. x

melsanford said...

Oh wow! Definitely worth the effort! A gorgeous card :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Aileen said...

Super card. Love your models. x

Lynne said...

Your card is fabulous, that touch of pink with the ribbon is wonderful.
Lynne xxx

Debgem said...

Blimey!! It was worth the effort - this is a super fun card!!

Kathyk said...

Simply smashing!

Kathyk

sasa said...

very funky and great fun - fab card!
Thanks for sharing!
Sarah at 164

GoonerGirl said...

Fabulous card, I found my stamp stuck to the acetate too you can imagine what I was saying luckily both my stamped images came out alright Phew what a relief..Chrissieann x

Francesca said...

Absolutely Beautiful card

Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca