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Saturday, 4 January 2014

Something new for SCH


The first challenge of the year over at  Sugar Creek Hollow is  'Something new'.
We ask that you use a new supply piece or  try a new technique, and remember our Vintage Shabby Chic style.
I was lucky to have  some new Tonic  Studio die cuts to play with,  so I used one for my circle layer, on this card. The fashionable ladies are from Graphics 45 papers. All shading is Vintage photo distress ink. I was lucky to have some ribbon in my stash a similar shade to the base card.

Sorry I haven't been around visiting you all lately,  sadly  we lost  a close family relative  on the Sunday before Christmas.  So, a New Year has begun and I am slowly getting  back to my routines, where crafting as always  will feature higher on the list than the dreaded,   'house.....work'.
I know this is late but I hope you all have a healthy, happy  and crafty 2014.









17 comments:

  1. Good to see you around again with such a lovely card, I have had you in my thoughts this past time. I did H******* yesterday and today, too, sometimes it just has to be! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Lovely vintage card - very chic.

    So sorry to hear of your loss...
    Alison x

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  3. What a gorgeous die cut for the backdrop to your choice of images :)
    Sorry to hear of your loss
    Take care
    Von ♥

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  4. Sorry to hear of your loss, may the new year bring better days.
    That die cut is just gorgeous, as well as the Ladies.

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  5. So sorry to hear of your loss Yvonne, so hard, specially at this time of year.

    Your card is a stunning, so elegant (love the shape), the colours are very pretty too! Oh and I so know what you mean about crafting versus housework....

    A very Happy New Year to you too!

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  6. So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Your card looks fantastic, great elements.

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  7. Sorry to hear your sad news Yvonne.

    Love the card with that beautiful die-cut taking prominent position.

    Take care.

    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  8. such a different style love the filigree background of the card
    hugs

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  9. Fabulous card Yvonne, that die cut looks wonderful a perfect setting for the lovely ladies and pretty roses.
    I am sorry for your sad news and hope that the new year brings happier times.
    Jean x

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  10. Yvonne,
    I am so sorry to read of your sad news.
    Your card is beautifully, so elegant in the papers you used and the composition.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. Beautiful card Yvonne and am sorry to hear your sad news. Hugs Annette x

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  12. Sorry to hear of your loss always difficult but especially so near to Christmas.

    Love the card you have made.

    Chrissie x

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  13. I am so sorry to hear about your loss, my thoughts are with you, I hope we have a wonderful New Year. Lovely vintage card! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

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  14. Wonderful vintage creation! Love that die cut with those images! I am so sorry to hear of the loss of a dear family member. I hope you are doing better and my thoughts are with you! Hugs!

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  15. Time is a great healer Yvonne.

    Such a beautiful make and so glad that the housework comes after the crafting.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  16. Love the way you have used this gorgeous die cut, gives a lovely vintage feel to these images.
    Avril xx

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  17. Hi Yvonne,
    I'm a bit slow in stopping by to tell you how much I love your card, but also to extend my sympathy on your loss!

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