Friday, 3 May 2013

Travels to Venice

My most favourite places in the world is Italy and in particular, Venice. There are a few travel inspired challenges this week so it was a chance to use one of my favourite stamps.


To make this postcard I first embossed it using a Docrafts  / XCut folder. Then I used Walnut Stain Distress Ink to age it. I stamped the Venice image and used a water brush to draw out the colour. I stamped the place names from Crafty Individuals along the bottom. Finally I applied gilding flakes on the corners to decorate. I have to say I am rather pleased with the result! I hope you like it too

Have a great weekend!

I am entering the following challenges

Craft Room Challenge - Wish You were Here Postcard

11 comments:

Netty said...

lovely scene you have created for your postcard, it looks beautifully vintage. Hugs Annette x

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hazel said...

A wonderful postcard, I love how you've aged it and the image is fab.
Thank you for joining us at Craft Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Zoe Sanderson said...

Hello Emma, how is Hampshire these days! Fabulous post card love the vintage style thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

Debi said...

Just a beautiful monochrome postcard that works so perfectly for that Venice image! thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

Chris Warner said...

Beautiful, love the imagery, love the feel of it. Chris xxx

Maria said...

This is stunning, I love the subtle colour and aged look to it. Thanks for joining in with our "Wish You Were Here" Postcard challenge over at the Craft-Room.

Maria x

craft-roomjulia said...

I am a huge lover of anything vintage so this really is right up my street. I adore the image and the embossing add the perfect touch. Thanks so much for joining us at Craft Room Challenge and good luck with the draw. Julia xxxx

Suzanne B aka brookfies said...

A gorgeous postcard, beautifully stamped and coloured. Thank you for sharing with us at the Craft Room. Suzanne x

craftytrog said...

It's beautiful Emma! I love the embossed border! x

Esther said...

This is lovely - a glroious vintage postcard..Thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room..Esther xx

Terry said...

Lovely vintage feel, Emma! The neutral colors and images are gorgeous! Enjoy the week!

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