Thursday, 21 January 2016

Postcards

As many of you know, when I'm not cooking and crafting I love to enter competitions, and sometimes for postal ones I like to use a hand made postcard. This week I've made a few to top up my stocks with.

All are based on a standard sized postcard, ie an A6 piece of cream card. The Postcard stamp is a very old Stampendous one, the feather is by PSX, the leaf and butterfly from an Indigo Blu set that was a magazine freebie and the dandelion clocks are ones I ordered by mail from an American company - I *think* it was called Just For Fun.

I  used distress ink in Antique Linen and Tea Dye around the edges of the cards before stamping, to give the cards a slightly aged effect.





I am sharing these (well the first and third of them!) with

Butterfly challenge - I for Inking
Sweet Stampin' - Things with wings

11 comments:

  1. The finished postcards look absolutely stunning Jane. They're so perfect for Mrs A's butterfly challenge! Barbxx

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  2. They're really pretty and would go lovely with the village postcards I am bidding on ~ eBay

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  3. You are obviously on a roll today Jane! Great postcards! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  4. Brilliant Jane! I hope everyone is a winner - in more ways than one!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  5. These are just stunning, Jane. Good Luck with all your comp entries. xx

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  6. 3 gorgeous makes and thankyou for making it 3 times in a row for my inky challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  7. Gorgeous set of postcards. Lovely work. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

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  8. Gorgeous set of postcards. Lovely work. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

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  9. Lovely set of cards. I might get around to this one day......

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  10. Gorgeous postcards! I love the colours.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  11. Beautiful!! I love all the old timey elements :) XO

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