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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Hello everyone!  It's Thursday so it's time to show you my current faves at Quixotic Paperie!  Well, I am lovin' all of the new SCACD releases this year and the newest Retro Crew 2 release by Victoria Case for SCACD is no exception!  And they are great value at £5.75, or you can currently buy all four new stamps at the reduced price of £18.99 which is a whopping 17% off! 

For my make today, I used Retro Crew 2 Take a Note...


It's out of stock as I speak but don't worry!  Quixotic Paperie is the only supplier of SCACD stamps in Europe so you send a note to Elaine here, she'll order it in for you!

I wished I looked like this at work, but instead I'm running around like headless chicken going from meeting to meeting!  I matched this sweetie up with papers from the new Cosmo Cricket Upcycle paper pad and kept the retro feel with a little bit of distressing and inking with my Ranger Archival ink pad in Sepia and my Memento London Fog.  I used my Sew Easy Tool with the Blanket Piercer Head and red floss.  You can't see it from the photo, but I also added teeny tiny drops of Viva Decor from my Silver Pearl Pen.

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Cosmo Cricket Upcycle paper pad
Stamps:  Victoria Case for SCACD Retro Crew 2 Take a Note
Accents: clip from stash
Tools: Tim Holtz distressing tool, EK Success border punch,
Sew Easy Tool, Blanket Piercer Head, red floss


Chrissy said...

Gosh, I would like to look like that on a ANY card Mary J, love the papers and punched edges,and fabulous colouring.

heidy said...

Oh she's gorgeous Mary J,looks a lot better then my in my TNT outfit
Hugs Heidy

Sandy said...

Yes, I'm sure she would get snapped up to be somebody's secretary in no time! A great image and lovely embellishments, love the bulldog clip and the distressed edges too,

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is fab .. i imagine it to look like Pam lol!
Fab colours and i love the notebook edge
Lisa x

Tina said...

amazing details and colors...i love it


Susana M said...

Hi Mary J
Total stunner - Love the whole package :o)
Hearts and Hugs

Pop's Cards said...

Such a gorgeous creation sweetie, fab design and colours, hugs Pops x

Anonymous said...

Wow, wow, wow!!!! Mary, this is fantastic. Your attention to detail is amazing; the notebook paper, bulldog clip, newsprint etc are just perfect. Love it! xx

pinky said...

Wow, super cool card Mary.

Kathleen said...

Very official, play on office there, ok I shouldn't have.
Brilliant card, great image and love the stitching.
All round 'top notch'

Kath x

coops said...

wow, this is fabulous mary.your colours and design are stunning and i love the image, she is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Jayne A said...

Really cute card. I love the image.


DesignerDiva said...

Super card Mary, I really like your border punch perfect for this design.

Hugs Laurie x

Sue U said...

LOL, if it is any consolation I don't look like this at work either... certainly not with the wind today, I arrived looking like I'd been dragged through a hedge backwards (as my mum would say!!)

Love all the nods to the office with the clip and the punch

Scrumplescrunch said...

This is a wonderful scrappy/collage card Mary. The added cross stitch is
the star and a great embellishment to tie it altogether.

Anonymous said...

That is just great. The little added touches and add-ons are super. Cute idea

Amanda R said...

I don't think I have ever looked like that! Gorgeous card, love the paper you chose and the stitching looks great!

Fabiola said...

wouah! super, toute en harmonie, trop bien, biz

Lorraine said...

Oh wow, Mary J, this is gorgeous! I love your coloring of the new image, the papers, colors, details - everything! A standout!

Whimsey said...

Flabulous!!! Love all that amazing dimension!!

Crystal said...

She is soooo FABULOUS Mary, LOVE HER and your colors on this are GREAT!

Gingerbread Gal♥ said...

Wow! Great coloring and fabulous texture!
:) Rachel

Sally said...

If only I could look like that too and as Chrissy said any day of the!!
Another great card Mary love the colours and fab papers.
Hope you have a good weekend.
Hugs Sally xxx

Dr Sonia S V said...

Wow such a gorgeous creation Mary. I love the little details and the stitching is a great touch
Cheers from Bangalore ,India
Dr Sonia S V

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Another stunning card....loving all the layers and textures. So glad you stopped by my little blog so I could catch up on you.

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! This is just awesome! The image is cute and she looks so efficient. I love how you've combined her with notebook paper and punch and the stiching is a gorgeous detail.


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