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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Paris Post card

The challenge this time at Try It On Tuesday is Post Cards.  For my postcard I used a 4"x 6" piece of glossy card and covered it with distress oxide inks in Wilted Violet and Cracked Pistachio, heat dried it and then dipped it into various colours of oxides spritzed on my blending mat,drying in between each lot of colours, get a bit carried away and can go on for ever adding more layers of colour .  I stamped the Woodware Paris Collage in Wilted violet onto it,not the most successful stamping, so stamped it again on tissue and adhered the tissue to the lower half which had not stamped well.  Stamped the collage again on a piece of Brusho paper and fussy cut the butterfly,watch etc. Added a die cut Eiffel tower and a stamped postage stamp.  Lots of messing about but enjoyed making it and reasonably happy with the result.  Hope you will join us in our challenge.


  1. Hi Joan

    You have created a great background for that fabby image. Love how you have picked out the individual elements. The stamps look real!!

    Great inspiration.

    Love Jules xx

  2. Wonderful card, Paris is always a good choice. Hugs, Valerie

  3. Your postcard is amazing, Joan

  4. Terrific post card with a real French feel to it

    Love Chrissie xx

  5. Its a beautiful card Joan. Paris a romantic city so send a postcard from and yours looks fantastic.
    Yvonne xx

  6. Love your beautiful postcard Joan, the colours are amazing and all the details are fantastic.
    Mar xx

  7. Wow, this is stunning Joan, such a great postcard that you've made here.

    Sue xx

  8. Gorgeous chalky Oxide colours and all the romance of Paris - this is just lovely!
    Alison x

  9. A great Postcard Joan, love the Oxide colours and the tissue stamping adds interest (good idea) love the extra stamped details.
    Avril xx

  10. I love Paris and your gorgeous card. Such nice colors. Wonderful!

  11. That's a stunner, Joan! I love it. Gorgeous colours and a fab background! Wonderful x

  12. Of course I love this especially as it is from Paris but I do so love these gorgeous colours and the fabulous elements you added! Chrisx

  13. Gorgeous, gorgeous postcard Joan! I love the colours and ow you blended all the different elements together into a beautiful whole!

  14. The colour's are lush joan so beautiful, love the embellishments and the wonderful feel of Paris, gorgeous Tag.

    Hugs Babs

  15. Hi! Thank you for visiting me last week on WOYWW.
    I´m very late this time o this week I start visiting
    you before I make my own post for this week.

    Beautiful stamped cards on your blog!
    I like this one very much.

    Have a wonderful day!
    Best wishes,


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