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Thursday, 5 July 2012

Postcard from Paris

I am so thrilled at the response for last weeks challenge over at Out of A Hat fantastic work Thank you all for joining in and those lovely comments. I do hope you can join in this month as Janet has arranged a summer surprise.
This week we are Postcards, mine is from Paris now is it a secret assignation or an under cover spy note?, I wonder. I have used a 4 x6 ins card and cover it with paper from a Crafty Individuals pack then stained it with DI Antique linen and tea dye.The edges of the card have been stamped and heat embossed with gold then stamped with a postal stamp from Kaiser craft. The tag is again DI stained and stamped with a TH and then stamped the Eiffel tower again and cut out. I finished off with lace and buttons and a secret message. I also stained the back and used the KC postcard stamp again. Do make sure you visit Florence, Janet and Chrissie have a lovely weekend whatever you do and thanks for stopping by. Hugs Sandra XXX

9 comments:

craftattack said...

Love what you have made, making postcards is my fave job, too! Valerie

florenceandfreddie said...

Gorgeous postcard Sandra. Fab stamping and love the embellisments. I like the idea of the Spies. Sets the imagination off. Great fun crafting this week.
Regards Florence xx

Sue aka Greyhound Lover said...

Lovely vintage feel to it Sandra, the lace is a perfect finishing touch!

Sue x

chrissies said...

Some clever ideas on the postcard Sandra and I adore the tag you have attached to it. I'll be under the clock at 6 :)--wonder where we are going??

Love Chrissie xx

ps I can't concentrate when I come onto your blog I am so in love with the bears lol.

papercraftnut said...

Your Paris postcard is fabulous. I love the stamps and how you attached the Eiffel tower tag to it. Makes me want to go!

Neet said...

Ooh, an air of mystery surrounds this beautiful vintage postcard. I think it is an assignation between two lovers, it is so pretty.
Mind you guess a spy could do this to throw someone off the scent!
Whatever, or whoever sent it - it is absolutely gorgeous - a really beautiful piece of artwork.
Hugs Neet xx

Von said...

This is great Sandra and such intrigue !
Von ♥

Janet said...

Fabulous vintage post card of Paris Sandra,
Janet x

Suze Bain said...

Ooh, la,la this is a beautiful postcard Sandra. I love the tag idea and you've used such pretty embellishments. Love it. xx