Rue Des Fleurs

By | December 30, 2011

Hi Stampers

I love the shabby chic look.  I was wondering where the term came from and looked it up on Wikipedia: 

Shabby chic is a form of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their age and signs of wear and tear or new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique. At the same time, a soft, minimalistic, and feminine feel is emphasized to differentiate it from regular vintage decor; hence the "chic" in the name.

Rue-Des-Fleurs-Dec-2011 copy
Since I didn't distress the edges, I guess you could call this simple or faux "Shabby Chic"! (LOL)   By now you've probably seen the Rue des Fleurs Stamp Set in the Occasions Mini.  I love, love all the images in that stamp set.   On today's card, I used the pen and sentiment from that stamp set. 

The paper is called Attic Boutique Designer Series Paper and it's full of eclectic designs.  Coordinating colors are Poppy Parade, Pool Party, Soft Suede, Daffodil Delights, Very Vanilla and Whisper White.

Thanks for stopping by today

SuppliesSupplies:  (Note:  Stamp Set & DSP available starting 5 January 2012)

Stamp Set: Rue Des Fleurs (W 125485) (C 125487)

Paper:  Poppy Parade Card Stock (119793), Very Vanilla Card Stock (100730), Attic Boutique Designer Series Paper (125407)

Ink:  Poppy Parade Stampin' Write Marker (119801), Soft Suede Stampin' Write Marker (120973)

Accessories:  Color Spritzer Tool (107066), Crumb Cake 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon (122332), Victoria 5/8" Crochet Trim (118481), Scallop Trim Border Punch (118402), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Non-SU pearls

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