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Saturday, 23 February 2013

Basic Grey Anything Goes


Yayy, Saturday at last, hence I'm a little late as I had a lie-in! 
We have a nice easy challenge for you at Basic Grey Challenges this fortnight - Anything Goes!!  As long as you use a Basic Grey product on you card, you have free rein!!  I haven't done any paper-piecing in a while and wanted to use these mannequin dies that have been in my stash a litle while!  (Large is Tim Holtz, and the small one is from PTI, along with the matching stamp).
The image stamp is from B Line and I've had it a long time and still love it.  I paperpieced it with Lucille papers, and then layered it up with Basic Grey Manilla Basics on a Sizzix die set.  The blue floral papers, are PB&J.

The netting is from Webster's Pages, and the the cotton reel which I've used for the sentiment is also on the Tim Holtz die.
The sentiment is also PTI and the rest of the bits and pieces from stash.

We're being sponsored as always by the fabulous Simon Says Stamp, who are again giving us a $25   dollar credit voucher to pass on to the lucky winner of this fortnight's challenge.



The girls on the BG team are amazing and have made some wonderful cards for the challenge so pop on over here and be inspired!
If you're going out today, wrap up warm, it's bitterly cold here, enjoy your day!

14 comments:

Olga said...

The tulle on the skirt is so clever! Wonderful card!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Julie, I like the image the paper piecing and the mannequins
Kevin xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Julie. I love the stylish image with her gorgeous paper-pieced dress. Such fabby detailing too, I especially love the decorated mannequin.
Hugs Sue

coops said...

so stunning julie.fabulous vintage image and details and i love your colours :D

xx coops xx

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Julie! I love the image and the decorated dress forms! Beautiful details!

Janet - aka stacky said...

I love all your fabulous die cuts and stamps Julie and the card you have made with them is gorgeous xx

Tammy said...

Wonderful card! Love all the gorgeous detail and embellishments!

Mrs A. said...

Clever paper piecing . The colours are lovely together. Hugs Mrs A.

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card Julie, love the mannequin and the sophiscated lady image.
luv
Debby

Daniele said...

wow tres chic, love the paper piecing
hugs

Heather said...

A stunning card Julie, I love your gorgeous colours and papers. Your 'vintage' image is gorgeous and such fantastic details - especially your mannequin with is beautiful net skirt!!

hugs
Heather xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Ooooh I love this! Your paper pieced image is soooo stylish - perfect, perfect paper choice, Julie and I love, love, love your dressed up dress form! A fabulous card! Hugs, Lesley

Grenouille Greetings said...

Super cute. I love how you offset the two vertical panels and edged them with the pretty die. I also love the close up versus whole image! Fabby Julie! hugs, Lesley

Grenouille Greetings said...

Renee is sure to have loved this beautiful card, Julie! Lovely colour work and lots of texture and lacey touches. Mind you, I spot at least 2 new dies!!!! Busted again! Hugs, Lesley