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Saturday, 24 April 2010

Rapunzel, Rapunzel Let down your hair!

The challenge at the Shabby Tea Room this week was this sketch. Desperate to use more of my Magnolia Fairytale stamps; I chose this Tilda and put her in a castle window and thus in my mind "Rapunzel". I am entering this card for the Just Magnolia challenge "Anything goes" and the "Just add Vintage" challenge at Just Add Ink. I hand stamped the background with flowers in Ruby Red then stamped over them with a vintage cracked stamp in So Saffron and then in Basic Grey. I distressed the edges of everything straight!! I made this flower out of wired ribbon bought at the "Stitch and Creative Craft Show" at Shepton Mallett yesterday, where I also bought this fabulous ruby wire ribbon which makes gorgeous bows and this fab vintage look cream organza ribbon adorned with leaves.

On the inside I found the story of Rapunzel and summarised it on my computer and chose an old-fashioned font. I stamped the paper with So Saffron flowers and sponged the edges.

On the back I made a space for an inscription to be written.


INGREDIENTS
Stamps: Magnolia Fairytale Tilda, Magnolia Fairytale Castle Window, Magnolia Fairytale " Once upon a time", SU Carte Postale
Cardstock: SU So SAffron, SU Ruby Red
Ink: SU So Saffron, SU Ruby Red and SU Basic Grey
Misc: Hand made saffron floer, ruby wire ribbon, Wild Orchid Crafts roses and dahlias, Cream leaf organza ribbon, red heart brads
Tools: SU Distressing tool, SU Sponge Dauber, SU circle punch, SU Papersnips, Tombow, SU Dimensionals, SU Glue Dots

8 comments:

  1. ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!!!! I {heart} those sweet Tilda stamps and need to add some to my collection *soon*! Thanks so much for joining us this week in the Tea Room. I hope to see you again on Monday for our next challenge too :)

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  2. Ahh I see you are using your new stash lol
    pretty pretty card xx Tracee

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  3. Snap! I used these stamps too! LOL! I LOVE your card - it's a fab idea! :o) x

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  4. Very, very cool take on this week's sketch! Fun image.....love the whole Rapunzel theme. thanks for playing along with us at the Tea Room.

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  5. Great job with the challenge this week. Very cute image. Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room! :)

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  6. This is just beautiful dear. Thanks so much for joining us at JM

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  7. This is just fabulous. Love the colouring of cute Tilda and the inside is just fab.
    Marion

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  8. Very sweet. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!

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Thanks for looking at my blog. It is so encouraging to receive lovely comments! Happy crafting!! Sally x

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