Sunday, 6 July 2014

Parcel From Paris

Morning.. Jen here today whilst Anne is on her holidays!  As the Tour de France is kicking off this weekend, I have something a little different for you today using one of the older boy stamps, Riding My Bike.   I decided to go a little vintage and use a resist technique on the image rather than the traditional colouring in!


I've used antique linen and frayed burlap distress inks to age the card and then a few splashes of water.  It's finished off with sentiment from the Greetings Postmark set and Grunge Elements set. A little bit of twine finishes off the look of the parcel!

Hope you are all having a great weekend.

54 comments:

  1. Hi Yea WOW .. What a fantastic card really brilliant way of using a stamp love it .. hugs sarah xx

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love vintage and would never have thought of using a LOTV stamp in this way but it looks brilliant.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love this technique. The card looks really great.
    Love Val in Spain x

    ReplyDelete
  4. A great card, so different xx

    ReplyDelete
  5. Love the different look on this card it really shows the image well.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Stunningly different and unique! Gorgeous Jen x

    ReplyDelete
  7. Wow, great technique love how the White turns out !!!
    CU hellerlittle

    ReplyDelete
  8. A very different card today but fabulous nonetheless. It looks great.
    Lesley

    ReplyDelete
  9. That is such a fantastic idea and card. Love it

    ReplyDelete
  10. Fabulous card Jen love the technique
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. It's nice to see a different way of using the stamps and a great theme. Fab card! Fern x

    ReplyDelete
  12. Yes I agree it is very nice to see a change for the use of the LOTV stamped images. Love it!

    ReplyDelete
  13. This is a great idea Jen! I really love this card x

    ReplyDelete
  14. A perfect theme and card for today Jen x

    ReplyDelete
  15. Wow how different and effective not seen anything like this before!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Oh Jen, this is just gorgeous! LOVE the background, and the resist technique just works perfectly here! x

    ReplyDelete
  17. What a great and different card Jen !! Love it !!

    hugs Diane xx

    ReplyDelete
  18. It looks fabulous with the white stamp on the card here. Such a great effect it gives to the beautiful card here.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Oh wow what a fab technique
    Love this card
    Hugs Kelly

    ReplyDelete
  20. Wowww, what nice.

    Hugs, Astrid.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Wow! This card is amazing. So different. Love it. Holly x

    ReplyDelete
  22. Lovely vintage feel for this fairly CAS card!

    ReplyDelete
  23. That's gorgeous! Love how you did this! Fabulous vintage look!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Wow, what a brilliant card! Love the technique, the look you've achieved is really so good. Debra x

    ReplyDelete
  25. Oh, that's lovely. Love the vintage look. May have to case this. So fantastic for the boys

    ReplyDelete
  26. Gorgeous card love the techniques brilliant Love and Happy Crafting Hugs Carole x

    ReplyDelete
  27. Nice card, very CAS. Thanks for sharing Jen. Kerry x

    ReplyDelete
  28. I love the vintage look, and the way you have made it like a parcel with the string. So different! x

    ReplyDelete
  29. Very different, nice card.

    ReplyDelete
  30. This vintage look is unusual and sophisticated. I like it

    ReplyDelete
  31. Wow! this is gorgeous Jen... what a fabulous technique, I really like it!!
    Hugs,
    Marjorie x

    ReplyDelete
  32. He looks brilliant Jen.
    Lorraine x

    ReplyDelete
  33. Great card Jen. Love the resist technique. Xx

    ReplyDelete
  34. So cute - I love the white ink.

    ReplyDelete
  35. Cool! It's something new!!! Great card!

    ReplyDelete
  36. Stunning images and I so love that colour combo. This is a beautiful card to be treasured.

    ReplyDelete
  37. This looks fantastic, a really different way of using the images!
    Rebecca.

    ReplyDelete
  38. What a fantastic card! Love it to bits!

    Hugs
    Brenda B

    ReplyDelete
  39. Brilliant idea and it works beautifully. Awesome! hugs, Carol S.xx

    ReplyDelete
  40. Fantastic card, love it!

    Tanya xx

    ReplyDelete
  41. Love that background you created!

    ReplyDelete
  42. Simply stunning, Luv Sam x

    ReplyDelete
  43. This is adorable. Totally unique and I've never seen an image done in white like this. I love the background, too. Hugs, Gail

    ReplyDelete