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Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Term 3 Post #17

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Sunday 20 September 2020

My favourite Book!



This month we invite you to join in with

THEME: Hit the Books

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SPONSORED BY: Stampers Deights

Please visit the Clever Dexter Challenge Blog to find out more...

I have rather gone off-piste with this card - but I started thinking about 
Hit the Books - and went on to my favourite book...
I also went lilac - I was sure lilac was in the colour scheme!!

My Aunty Hilary (and godmother) gave me this for my Birthday in 1965 - I was 13!

Anyway I printed the image, The book from the Story Time Bundle, coloured it with Copics and then cut it out.
I then overstamped it in lilac Archival with some of my real rubber Pride and Prejudice stamps, using post-it notes to mask areas where I didn't want the stamps to mark.

This was to be the main motif in my card, which was a white card base layered up with lilac card, then papers which were magazine freebies.
I printed the quote on the computer and cut it into a banner, adding some faux stitching with a  fine liner.

The quote is from when Lady Catherine de Bourgh takes a turn around the "prettyish kind of a little wilderness" with Elizabeth, when she calls unexpectedly.

I added the stamps of Elizabeth and Darcy on the bottom right too.

For this card I was following the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches #572 so I will add this card there. 

Hope you will come and join us at Clever Dexter!!

Happy Crafting!


  1. What a wonderful card!! My daughter LOVES Pride & Prejudice! I'd love to have stamps like this!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!
    Debbie ~ TMS DT
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

  2. Wonderful tribute to one of my favorite books! Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Design Challenge!

  3. Lovely card, your Aunty Hilary had very good taste in books. Love the BBC series also.

  4. What a lovely card celebrating one of the best Jane Austen books! Love the banner with the quote (wasn't it brilliant how sassy Elizabeth was to Lady Catherine!) and the way you used your rubber stamps with the digi is brilliant! Vicky x

  5. Great take on the sketch with the beautiful stamps.
    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.
    xxx Margreet DT

  6. Fun card! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  7. Lovely card and smart thinking about this theme and book. Well done.And thanks for your entry at Lost Coast Designs.

  8. Lovely in lilac Susan. Thanks for joining the the fun at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity. Hugz


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