Hi Everyone....today I am sharing my AVJ project for Anne's August challenge theme, which is Things With Wings.
Here's what Anne has to say about this month's challenge theme:
"Tim has designed the most wonderful butterfly, dragonfly and bird stamps, dies and papers. We would like to see you create a project using one (or more if you wish) butterfly, dragonfly or bird."
So here is my project:
I apologise for the lack of a step by step but I can tell you that I used Tim Holtz Lattice Stencil, inked with Cracked Pistachio and Vintage Photo Distress Inks.
One of Tim's Paris Stamps was randomly applied to areas which required a little detail.
I also used Tim Holtz Butterfly Die and Embossing Folder, applying Ranger Perfect Medium and Perfect Pearls.
The large stamp is from Paper Artsy and the tissue napkin from my stash. The word is from Calico Craft Parts. ( I used Ranger Glue N Seal to adhere the napkin to the card, then applied more glue over the top, taking care not to tear the napkin.
So lets see your entries to this fab challenge theme, you may even win a prize from our sponsor Country View Crafts. 20 GBP is up for grabs and as its randomly chosen everyone has the same chance of winning. We also have 3 Pinworthy Badges with a chance to be a Guest Creative Guide on the AVJ blog.
For more inspiration you can click HERE, which will take you to the AVJ blog, where you can view the projects by the other uber talented Creative Guides.
Have fun and take care xx
Annie, you really have created the most wonderful background, I love the lady with her butterfly wings and the additional butterflies you added look like they are about to take flight - beautiful! Hugs, Anne xxReplyDelete
love your beautiful project Annie...the background is gorgeous and of course it has butterflies which is always a winner...hugs kath xxxReplyDelete
Fantastic piece Annie! Have a great weekend, hugs, ValerieReplyDelete
The butterflies look fabulous together Annie and are beautiful with your stamped lady and great background.ReplyDelete
Hugs Brenda xxx
Annie -- this is so lovely. I've been playing with Perfect Pearls lately too -- love your butterflies. And your stenciling on the background -- fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration -- Mary ElizabethReplyDelete
Oh I love this card, Annie! Perfect Pearls are gorgeous and you have added a beautiful sheen. The colors and stenciling are fabulous and I do love that image! Hugs!ReplyDelete
Annie, that's a beautiful inspiration piece for this challenge. I love the style of butterflies you used and I never would have noticed had you not changed the color that the lady has wings too. That's really smart the way you direct one's eye to see that. It's a gorgeous creation!ReplyDelete
Oh Annie! I just love your background and those FABulous butterflies! ChrisxReplyDelete
Annie this is gorgeous. I love all the stamped layers and the colour combination is just so wonderfully vintage. And topped with those gorgeous butterflies ! fabulous xReplyDelete
What brilliant depth you have managed to get into this design, beautifully vintage. Lovely to have finally met you at our memorable Wendy Vecchi workshop.ReplyDelete
oh so very beautiful Annie - this is soooo gorgeous - love the colours. Big hugs rachel xReplyDelete
A gorgeous card, love all the wonderful images and the beautiful butterflies.ReplyDelete
Beautiful vintage inspiration, Annie! I love the butterflies with their Perfect Pearls shimmer and that bold black stamped image from Paper Artsy. Lovely piece with so many details!ReplyDelete
A stunning background and composition Annie - why do I never think to use napkins! Note to self.... Have a lovely weekend. Nikki xReplyDelete
What a wonderful vintage piece ! Annie Love all the stamping and stenciling in your chosen colours .and you butterflies are gorgeous xReplyDelete
What a stunning card Annie. Love how you have put it together. Great detail too. Hugs Mum xxxxReplyDelete
LOVE this! LOVE the stenciling and butterflies! Great image too! Very you and very gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Wonderful Annie, love your background and the butterflies are so pretty decorated with the perfect pearls. Love how your lady has just a hint of her wings peeking out above her shoulders!ReplyDelete
Such a gorgeous card, Annie - an inspired combination of stamp and dies to tell the story of this woman who dreams of escaping her circumscribed life - I absolutely love it.ReplyDelete
Simply Lovely, Annie!! I love the subtle shimmer on the butterflies---sooo pretty!! Just a wonderful creation for Anne's Things With Wings!! :) :) XOXO-ShariReplyDelete
Gorgeous! Love the stencilled background and those butterflies are fabulous xxxReplyDelete
I don't know how I missed commenting on this when the challenge first started Annie! Love your vintage lady and the beautiful butterflies both stamped and layered - wonderful colors on this! Julia xxReplyDelete
This is awesome xReplyDelete
Such a cool card! Oh man this makes me want to play with my stamps!!!ReplyDelete
What a real vintage gem this is Annie. Love it! Jenny xReplyDelete
It's been a while since I visited and I know you're currently on a break but just wanted to say this is an absolute beauty..lovely vintage card! Hugs Ruth xxReplyDelete