Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Double D - Neutrals

Hello Everyone!
Thanks for stopping by today!
It's time at the Double D Challenge Blog for a new challenge
and the theme this time around is 


Check out this awesome tile board they have created
to help inspire you.

 I wasn't sure what direction I wanted to go with today's card
so I just started looking through my neutral toned images and spotted
this beauty from PION Design 'French Ladies' (PD3111) collection to use as my focus.

I also purchased some 'Paris' type dies to use for creations
commissioned from a local store I create cards for.  So when I saw
this image had Paris 1889 imprinted on it, I just knew
I had to die cut a few of these Paris style dies for embellishments.

I hope you'll come join in the challenge fun
and by all means pop over to see what the design teams 
have created!  Such talented designers!!

OH and there's also a prize being offered . . .
pop over HERE for all the details. 

Challenges to share in:
Ike's World Challenge #70 - Travel/Holidays
Lemon Shortbread Challenge #22 - Anything Goes
Shopping our Stash Challenge - What's the Good Word (word dies)
 Through The Class Room Door - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity Challenge #283 - Holidays/Traveling/Summer

Till next time and as always . . .


Papers:  Brown Suede cs, Ivory Suede cs, Gold metallic

Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs 'Paris Eiffel Tower' #B657, Spellbinder 'Ooh La La' #S2-219

Accessories:  Jambo Lace Roll Tape, Gold Sequins, dimensional tape, Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink, sponge dauber


Diane said...

Fabulous image and die cuts, all so perfect together! Love those pretty metallic papers, too (and of course the cute little (poodle)!!

Donna Phelan said...

Oh I love the tones of this beauty! I really love those Paris dies, they are fun & fabulous! Maybe a trip in the future! Oh La La

ike said...

How beautiful that is - the image is lovely and I adore your die cut embellies. Such a lovely tribute to Paris :-D Thank you for playing along at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES.


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Amelia Breytenbach said...

Another stunning vintage card Darlene! Old world elegance with a French feel - love the card.

Kathy Krug said...

Fabulous design, Darlene. You always find the best focal images to use. The French dies are perfect for accents.

Sall said...

Beautiful card, absolutely stunning. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent and imagination at work. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

Olga Jewell said...

So pretty!!!

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Very unique and lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown!!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A beautiful card Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny DT for
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Conniecrafter said...

I just love sepia toned pictures and your Paris theme dies are a great touch with it!

Leslie Miller said...

Wow! That textured cardstock with the fabulous image and those awesome gold die cuts -- fantabulous! The sequins, the lace, the poodle... everything goes together so well. Love it!

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for linking up your project with us at Shopping Our Stash.

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Mimi said...

Super cool card! Tres mignon!!! Excellent colors and theme! Thank you for sharing your word die stash with us at SOS.

Maria Rodriguez said...

Hello Darlene: What a beautiful, stylish and elegant card, the subtle tones make the golden die cuts really shine.
The picture of this girl is gorgeous and perfect for your card.
Thank you for sharing at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope to see you again soon.
Maria Rodriguez.

Vicki robertson said...

Darlene, love this neutral card! It is tres jolie! The touch of gold against the black/gray tones looks awesome!

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Gorgeous vintage card Darlene!!!
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

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Debi said...

Fab card. Thanks for sharing it at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge. Good luck. Debi TT DT

Lynne Walker said...

Very nice sepia picture
Thanks for joining Ickes world

Nancy Hill said...

Ooo La La - love the gorgeous vintage Paris card. The gold with the vintage colors are stunning. Hugs

Susan Renshaw said...

Love the image and dies!
Thank you for sharing with IKE'S WORLD Challenges!
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samara che navi said...

stunning card darlene! luv samara dt IWC