Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Lady in Red

Hello and thank you for your visit.

I recently went to a class where we used the  Stampin Up set "Gorgeous You".  I really enjoyed using this lovely set and ordered them straight away.

I've made two quick cards using the same lady and a set of Spellbinders dies for matting and layering.

The papers I used are also from Stampin Up.

Just a bit of paper piecing and some ribbon and twine from my stash and the cards were soon finished.


I would like to enter this card into the challenge at

Try it on Tuesday - Lady in Red 






55 comments:

  1. LOVE this SU set and I LOVE the cards you've made with it.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  2. Two beautifully designed cards Barb, the lady is very elegant and I love the papers, Kate x

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  3. I love both of your cards! It really is such an elegant image! I suspect she is going to be used a lot!! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  4. Wonderful use of papers on both cards love the bold colourway of the first card these are great papers, the second has softer tones but is just as effective.

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  5. Two fabulous cards Barb and a wonderful way to paper piece. They really are super. Stampin Up do some nice sets...pity the don't sell at shows! .........and oh how I wish for a figure like your ladies!!!

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  6. I love the paper piecing on these--especially the stripy dress! This was the first set I had to have from that catalog.

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  7. Two lovely cards Barb and love your paper piecing

    Anne

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  8. Beautiful cards, love your paperpiecing and this adorable lady! So classy!

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  9. I bought these stamps last week but I have not used them yet, I just love what you have done with them two gorgeous cards.. I must try and do something with them soon..

    Hugs Babs x

    Hugs Babs

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  10. Fabulous cards Barb, such an elegant image and great CAS designs.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  11. LOVE these Barb! Very elegant and classy looking! Have a lovely evening! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  12. Both your cards look elegant. Thank you for sharing the wonderful Lady in Red with us at TioT's.
    Yvonne

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  13. Great cards Barb - every time I see this stamp I wish I had a waistline like her!

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  14. Lovely cards Barb - that image is gorgeous, my granddaughter used it and fell in love with it in a Make and Take at the Farnborough show last month. It is perfect for paper piecing isn't it?
    Jane

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  15. Elegant and fancy! Great cards! Thank you for joining us at TioT!

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  16. These are lovely Barb, your paper piecing looks great. I was contemplating getting this set but finances only afforded one, so I ended up with something else : )

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  17. Great cards Barb have seen this mage around quite abit and really is a variety of uses... lovely work.
    Thanks so much for sharing your inspiration!
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

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  18. Absolutely stunning cards. Love the image.
    Valerija xx

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  19. Gorgeous cards Barb, I love what you've done with this wonderful stamps set.

    Sue xx

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  20. Great cards Barb, I love the stamp and your paper piecing.
    Janice x

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  21. Fab cards, Barb.love the elegant lady.

    Gr.Sylvia x

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  22. That stamp set seems to have been made for paper piecing - great job!

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  23. WOWZER Barb, loving these stamps and your lady in red is just gorgeous for the challenge. I am a bit behind with mine this time.xxx ♥[aNNie]

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  24. These are so elegant and charming Barb! They are a show stopper.

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  25. Love this card Barb, Loving the lady,

    lilian

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  26. That is one on my wishlist... Your cards look so great! The red lady is my favorite!

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  27. Two fabulous cards Barb and I adore the idea of die cutting the shape to reveal the pretty patterned paper beneath, and then the slightly smaller die used for the topper, and the SU image is extremely pretty, also love the finishing ribbon and twine. x

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  28. Love both these fabulous glam looks. When I saw this set in the catalog, it didn't really appeal to me. Wow, the ways you've used with the paper piecing, sure makes it a standout. I especially like the treatment in #1 too! Well done! Bet this will help SU sell a lot of this set. TFS & Hugs

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  29. Just love your cards and I NEED that stamp set, not seen it before. Lynn x

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  30. I think you may have enabled a lot of us with your stylish cards, Barb! The ladies look so beautiful inside the frames in their pretty frocks!! Hugs, Darnell

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  31. Both designs are just lovely Barb and love the framing.

    Hugs Diane

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  32. You are an enabler - all ordered along with a few other things LOL!

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  33. Hi Barb,
    what wonderful card, and such very super stamps used.
    I love your wonderful design, and the papers used.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  34. A beautiful and elegant card! The design is fantastic and the lady image is so lovely.
    Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday.
    Mar x

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  35. Two lovely cards Barb. The stamp set seems to be very popular - kit wasn't going to buy it at first but then just had to after is seen so many lovely cards in blogland.

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  36. Hi Barb, love these. Very stylish. Have a great week, Angela xXx

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  37. these are both super Barb - really lovely! Hugs rachel x

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  38. Two very pretty cards done with that technique! Love the fancy frame around the girl and the paper piecing looks wonderful too!

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  39. Hi Barb

    I can see why you order this set .. .. a very elegant image and it looks fabulous paper pieced! I bet you will get lots of use out of it.

    Hope all is good at your end.

    Love Jules xx

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  40. Two fabulous cards Barb. Super stamp and I kove the nesting die you used to frame it xx

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  41. Very elegant, what lovely colour combos.

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  42. Sweet cards and a great and on the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT. Hugz, Z

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  43. These are so eye catching. I love the zig zag paper against the red image.
    I'm quite drawn to the second card too. Hugs Mrs A.

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  44. Oh what great cards, Barb--so classy! I love those dies--need to use mine more often!

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  45. Brilliant cards Barb....Just love the images....I had my eye on this set....Joolsx

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  46. Some fabulous cards (and looking at your older projects) These stamps are gorgeous and I love how you've coloured them. I'm still a bit nervous at stamping and colouring but I'll keep playing

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  47. Love the paper piercing. Two fab cards, Barb. Elegant and classy.
    Hugs, Lisa

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  48. Oh Barb, this is absolutely gorgeous! What a chic and elegant card - so much beauty here. ANd I just noticed your craft cabin - oh my goodness! I would so love one of those! Hugs to you! ♥

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  49. I love the paper piecing on the dresses and this CAS design works beautifully to showcase that gorgeous stamp.
    Lorraine

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  50. I am loving that image...you framed it up so creatively too...well done!
    x Karen

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  51. Oh my what a lot of comments so here is mine now.... lovely cards Barb. Hope you had a great weekend x

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  52. I love your fashionable ladies, Barb! Fantastic!

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  53. Your ladies look so lovely. They have a lovely vintage feel. The dresses are superb!
    Great cards.

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  54. Gorgeous cards Barb, I love your elegant ladies. Anne x

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  55. Oh I am sorry, I thought I left a comment on this beauty! It is so gorgeous and the contrast of the black and white with her gorgeous red hat makes it really stand out! Super card, Barb!

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Thank you so much for leaving a comment.....Please click on my header (at top of page) to see more of my cards. Barb xx