Wednesday, 27 June 2012

glamour, ball gowns, art and parking tickets

Dearest Minions good day,

Today I was lucky enough to go an exhibition on ball gowns at the V & A, it was exceptional. If you have the chance to go grasp it, with the tenicity of a traffic warden fining a ford feista which has acidentially parked in the wrong place (yes I did not see any signs at all and thought it was ok to park there... so wrong..) anyway the exhibition is beautiful and inspiring and if you are interested in design clothes a must see.

I struggled with this week's less is more challenge of paper piecing, as it is not something that I normally do. However after seeing some beautiful pink creations at the V&A, I decided to give it a go with some new papers I have bought - Almanac by Prima. I am not a massive pink fan and have not used pale pinks on stampotique beauties before; so I am also entering this for the stampotique challenge this week which is thinking outside the box. And creative inspirations anything goes... beacuase I CAN! (and my feet hurt.)

I think the sentiment should be said as a mantra, as feeling glam is as important as a great pair of shoes when stuff is being strutted.

Tootles
EE

19 comments:

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Oh you lucky thing :0) I love the V&A and ball gowns, woah!! Fabulous, need to check that out LOL Your card is smashing EE well done combining all the challenges too, Moth Fab looks just delightful in her new dress, Gay xxx

Meggymay said...

Lucky you getting to see those gowns. Love your card and quote.
Yvonne x

Michelle Webb said...

This is wonderful EE, I really like that pink, it suits her too. Michelle x

NGCARDS said...

A great card hun! Thanks for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge over at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog this week! xxx

Marijke said...

very nice card

Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous card Edna! Love the image and the gorgeous paper.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Basement Stamper said...

You did a fabulous job paper piecing on this, so cute! No pink? YIKES!!! I'm all over pink all the time. Thanks for playing with us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge this week.

KatzElbows said...

I adore the V&A. Always something worth seeing. As is this card. You should clearly do more of it!

cheers, rachel

Diane said...

Great glamour gal...I love her ...she looks fab in the pink!!
My friend went to the exhibition she said it was good, pity about the parking ticket tho....ouch!

Karin said...

great card!

Skye said...

Great card. Nice paper piecing and I love your image.
The exhibition sounds wonderful, lucky you to have seen it

Kathyk said...

FAB card, love the sentiment - great chance to see those gowns but a pity about the ticket

Kathyk

Mandi said...

Hi Edna, that exhibition must have been fabulous
your card is terrific
Thanks so much
mandi
"Less is More"

Julie M said...

Love this card, Edna - tres glam!!! These stampotique stamps have been on my wish-list for an age, someday I'll get them!

Julie x

Kaz said...

This is beautiful, love the words on paper too. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique.

dutchstamptramp said...

Fab card! Love the words, thanks so much for joining the Stampotique DC

Minxy said...

I can't say i've ever tried pastel colours with the stampotique's but it gives a really cool effect, love it

Linda said...

Great card, perfect paper piecing!

Gez said...

Sounds like you had a wonderful trip. Your card is beautiful. Thank you for joining the Stampotique Designer's Challenge.