Friday, 3 February 2012

Postcard Challenge 2012

Week 5 France.

I covered my page with a map taken from an old diary. I added clear photo corners and then decided to use the stamped image for the fourth corner..



















My card in the book..




















Card front... I found an old,French  medicine label and copied it onto my card. I aged it with coffee..



















Postcard back..















THIS IS WHERE YOU LINK UP







Add your name and link to your French cards, then leave some comments for our other intrepid travellers.

You still have time to vote on last weeks competition. Scroll down to Sundays post and leave your vote. I will announce the winner Sunday evening(UK time)

36 comments:

  1. Fab postcard Darcy! I wonder what he has left for Ren! I noticed one of the postmarks was Le Treport, I went there with my school in the 70's!

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  3. Gorgeous old label Darcy, and aged with coffee...must smell funky :D Linky not there yet so I'll pop by again later :D XXX

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  4. Great postcard and book. Love the way you have attached the card. Very challenging this week!

    Janet xx

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  5. I love that you found an old medicine label in French - round the house, out and about or on the world wide web?! Those photo corners are fab.

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  6. Wonderful postcard, love that you aged it with coffee - so French !! A xx

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  7. Your cost card is so authentic, looks fabulous on the map. So enjoying travelling with you all.
    Jen x

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  8. Oh, só pretty!!! ♥
    Good to see we made it to another week, can't wait to look at all the other blogs!!! :)

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  9. Beautiful - how could one ever go wrong with coffee. No need to answer as I already know one can not. <3

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  10. What a cool label - makes a great card! Your book page is very cool too!

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  11. Love the label!! I know I have something like that around here somewhere!! Hopefully I'll find my goodies before making the accompanying pocket page.

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  12. Hi Darcy!! I love your cards. This is my first week here- I look forward to seeing everyones post! xo

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  13. Love the age spots on your card.

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  14. Great enve and I love the image you've chosen for your card, the aged look is really fab! M

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  15. Great use of an old label. That would be a fun postcard to receive.

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  16. Love your card Darcy.

    Nicki.xxx

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  17. Darcy I love those pages in your book! Where did you get the photo corners from as I have seen you do it before and I think it is such wonderful idea!

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  18. I love the map background. It looks great.Aging with coffee really added to it. I'd love receiving any of your cards.

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  19. Love your card Darcy, clever work. I wonder what Charlie left? Caz

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  20. I love a good mystery... brings out the Miss Marple in me ;)

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  21. What a great cards and enjoying the story!!!!
    I am continuing my journey with a focus on nature.
    Had a wonderful time!

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  22. Lovely card as per usual. I'm a little later than usual but have caught up this mornings and got the card posted now. Bon voyage all!

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  23. Wow so many participants this week I wish I had joined in looking forward to seeing everyones work.

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  24. I love your postcard and fab storyline!

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  25. Well I finally got my blog updated -so go check out my France postcard.

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  26. Love that map page, Darcy. :) And postcard goes perfect with it. Love it!

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  27. another great postcard Darcy. great colours too..

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  28. your book page is fabulous. Amazing medicine label and creative age spots. Glad Charlie is safe and wonder what the "thank you" is?

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  29. Great postcard...love the aged look for your card!

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  30. Oh this is so pretty! I really like the way you added to the vintage look with the coffee stain. I like the little round stamps on your page to. Great job!

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  31. those creative juices never stop flowing!

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  32. Lovin that label. This is a nice visual Darcy! Great postcard this week. *smiles* Norma

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  33. pants...just made it (pants as in short of breath not frilly knickers)

    dx

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  34. Darcy I am loving all your postcards :-)

    And although I don't get around all the blogs I do try to look at those posted on the facebook group each week . . . totally inspiring.

    Now I understand the linky will aim to do it each week . . . the word being aim ;-)

    Sue Nicholson xxx

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  35. Wow - running late on this one! Made it though!

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