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Tuesday, 6 March 2012

A sweet romance

Hello, hope you all good.

Where's spring gone? It's a bit chilly here today, 
Yesterday Darren was the perfect chauffeur and took me to the new LOTV shop in Leeds,
It's gorgeous and it was lovely to meet the team,
They were all so friendly.
Treated myself to a few stamps and will get to have a bit of a play sometime soon.

Today I have a sample card for SirStampalot
I adore this sweet image and it's called

Sweet Romance

 I wanted to give it an oldie feel so have used sepia tones

I have also used:
Tim Holtz ~ DIs and Weathered Clock
DooHickey ~ Swirl, Rose Leaves and Peony Petals
Marianne ~ English Rose
Prima ~ Printery
Nestabilities ~ Scallop Rectangle

I'd like to enter:
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything goes

Thanks for looking


cardmaking bird said...

Gorgeous card, Fleur! Love the sepia tones - they're perfect with the fab image!! Hugs, Marie xx

Loopylou. said...

hiyah Fleury!
omgosh this is gorgeous, oh I love it!!
and so pleased you had a fabby time at the shop too, I so want to go but need to wait for a big payday because i just know I won't be able to resist anything!! lol!!
huge hugs Lou xxx

Unknown said...

Fleur I adore this card lovely colours sweet image fabulous flowers. Well done
Hugs Elaine

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely stunning. Love the oldie feel. Those flowers just make it not to speak of the beautifully coloured image.

CraftyC said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Fleur and love the sepia tones. Bet you had a good spend yesterday, hard not to!

Julia said...

Oh my lord... I love these flowers... Did you make it yourself or have you bought it ? Enjoy your day :-)

SannaS said...

oh WOW!!! this is so sweet!! adorable card!! =)
hugs, SannaS

sara said...

beautiful fleur love the image it looks gorgeous in the sepia
hugs sara x x x

brenda said...

Certainly is a tad chilly Fleur.

I keep reading about this new LOV shop, great to get there when they first open.

Super card BTW.

B x

Nicki said...

Gorgeous! The image is lovely and the sepia tone is perfect for it, and I love those distressed flowers.

Nicki, xx

The Craft Bucket said...

So pretty, delightful image. Jane x

Sue said...

Lovely idea Fleur, really like it.

Love Sue

craftymum said...

Stunning Fleur

hugs Sarah x

catherine said...

This is so beautiful Fleur and love the image and colours. I will have to hunt out the new shop as it isn't far from me
x catherine

Chrissy said...

This is just beautiful Fleur. love the image and gorgeous colours.


angelwhispers said...

Its just lovely Fleur the Sepia tone is such the perfect choice for the gorgeous image and your flowers looks superb! Love Chanelle xxx

Hanneke said...

Great card! Such a sweet image and love the vintage look! Hugs, Hanneke

suzieb said...

stunning card, adore it. Suzie B

cheryl said...

oh Fluer love love that image,I want it he he,this is stunning Hun ,really suits those wonderful colour tones,Hun your detail is amazing hugs Cherylxx

Lisa Jane said...

Oh Fleur i wish i had known you were 20 minutes away!!!! cant believe it! Glad you enjoyed your trip.

LOve this fabulous vintage card .. the image is so sweet and i love those distressed flowers
Lisa x

Lorraine said...

oh wow huni this is so beautiful i really do love this card xx

Nicola said...

Wow, what a beautiful card Fleur, I love the sepia tones and that image is so sweet!
Thanks for getting my LOTV stamps for me yesterday, they're fab and can't wait to ink them up!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Huny said...

A beautiful card, just makes my wish list longer. Truly fantastic.

Marlou McAlees said...

Hi fleur :) thanks so much for taking time to visit me with lovely comment :) and inviting me to join in your lovely candy draw :)
Your card is just beautiful!! you are very talented :)
Marlou xx

BrossArtAddiction said...

Oh my wow! Now this is stunning! Love the dark rich chocolate colors and that bold stitching! The flowers are so pretty too! Wonderful job! :D

x Tracey xx

coops said...

wow this is fantastic fleur.gorgeous sweet image and the sepia colours are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

A beautiful card Fleur - a gorgeous image and I love all your details. Lucky you living near the LOTV shop.

Hugs Sarahxx

Tamara Morton said...

STUNNING Fleur beautiful colours love the monochromatic colours

Louise said...

Wow gorgeous card and love the different shades of brown,hope to see you all soon I am missing you all
Hugs louise xx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous Fleur.
I saw your amazing cards in Sir Stampalot can't believe they're even more gorgeous in RL

Lisa said...

This is absolutely precious Fleur! So sweet. Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly and good luck in the drawing :)

Tracy said...

Well you definitely achieved the "oldie feel" Fleur. :-) Great nostaligic look to this card. Adorable image and a fantastic card design. Always love your distressing. :-) Hugs!

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card sweetie loving the sweet image.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Fleur,
I think your card is wonderful, it isn' the colours I would have used but seening your card, I will definately be having a try.


Donna Mosley said...

Oh! wow Fleur, love this stunning creation. The image and colouring are amazing as are the very beautiful details.

Donna x

Jessie said...

Fab card Fleur! I love the sepia tones, it's so effective and very pretty! Those flowers are beautiful too!

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Fleur,
This card is stunning. The choice of sepia was perfect for these delightful images. The little boy reminds me of a photo of my grandad from when he was a little boy in the 1900's.
All the best Linda

Cindi said...

Stunning card! I love the Sepia tones. Your coloring and paper are gorgeous!

Flowergirl said...

Stunning card, love the sepia tones and gorgeous stamp x
Wendy x

nnalorac said...

Oh Wow Fleur, love love your gorgeous card. Love the colours, those flowers and the image is just adorable. One adorable card. Carolxx

Mina said...

wow how amazing is this gorgeous stamp in monochrome...amazing colouring Fleur and I love the flowers
Mina xxx

Debbie Dolphin said...

Another stunner and I love the colours xxxx
Hugs Debbie xxx

Wishcraft said...

Oh this is SO adorable! Love the image and I love how you've used it too, just gorgeous :o) Lisa x

Pop's Cards said...

Absolutely adorable, such a beautiful creation, love it !!!

hugs pops ♥♥

Annie said...

a sweet card and beautifully embellished. enjoy your weekend. hugs, annie x

Mary J said...

Anotehr adorable make Fleur!

Have a lovely weekend honey!

Mary said...

Beautiful card, lovely ton-sur-ton colours and cute image.
Hugs Mary

Viv said...

Breathtaking Fleur! Fabulous card - the sepia tones are stunning. x

Lou said...

Me again,Oh Fleur do I adore this? I love it :)
It really is the most gorgeous card,you are so clever with your colours and colouring.
Your flowers and detail are perfect too.
Big hug,Lou.xxxxxx

СВЕТЛАНА said...

Ух, ты какое необычное применение часов, открытка очень красивая и гармоничная!

Maja said...

Stunning! Nothing more to say.