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Friday, 14 August 2009

Time for something vintage :)

Oh how chuffed was I to see the theme at stampin' for the weekend is days gone by! I love love love doing aged, vintage type cards with modern materials (starburst stains!)
Also at The Pink Elephant this week their challenge is to use Turquoise, Brown & neutral.
Also entering for the Allsorts challenge which is vintage.

Background paper is a vintage green which I distressed with scissors and distress ink (vintage photo) and the vertical panel is made with SS in turquoise, brown and a touch of green. I just blew it around with the heat gun in puddles and added more until I got a nice pattern then chucked it through the cuttlebug :) The horizontal panel is SS in opal sea oats with some sprays of moonshadow ink in pirate plunder gold. The image is stamped with moonglow midnight sapphire on SS in turquoise and brown and the edges distressed with distress ink in faded jeans is it called? Not sure but its the same colour as Molly's eyes! Text is stamped on moonshadow ink, flowers have been distressed and the leaves already were!
I'm happy, I got inky messy fingers and I managed to get it ourt in the post all in the same day whoop go me!

Not sure what the stamp is called but it was a simple expressions plate.


16 comments:

Lisa said...

Hi, Gorgeous vintage card!

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Lisa x

Nancy said...

Wonderful card, Vix:O) Love the cute image. Gorgeous papers. Great take on the vintage challenge.
Thank you for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend, good luck!
Nancy;O)

Vicki said...

ooooo this is beautiful Vix, such a perfect take on this weeks SFTW challenge, I love everything about it. Thank you for joining us again this week, good luck xx vicki xx

Ann said...

Great card- love vintage.
Ann xxx
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

Juls said...

gorgeous! Love the vintage..all the torn edges, and I like how the image is blue! just fab!

scrapperjulia said...

This is a really beautiful vintage card!

Leanne said...

This is gorgeous!!

Thank you for entering my Gorjuss Girls blog candy - good luck!

Hugs
Leanne
xx

Marcea said...

This is such a gorgeous vintage card - have a lovely weekend
-x-

PaperCrafty said...

Very pretty card!! Great job. Thanks for playing with us at TPE!!

Sheri
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

Donna said...

Fabulous vintage card Vix, I can see you had lots of fun making this, love all the distressing and inking you've done, and what a great sentiment too.
Thank you for participating in the "Stampin' for the Weekend" challenge again this week.. Good luck and we hope you'll continue to join in on the challenges on a weekly basis. Have a great day.
Donna xx

Sheila said...

Well sweetie, you should know by now after all these years, how much I love your inkings:), & this one is no different hun I love it!, fabulous image great card.
Hugs
Sheila xx

Vanja said...

Fabulous card! I love the papers and the cute image.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW and good luck! :)
Vanja

Kimmi said...

Hi Vix

Brilliant card. I love the image and your papers are fab! Loving the vintage look :D :D
Thank you for playing along with us at Stampin' for the Weekend. We hope you had fun and that you join us again soon. Good Luck.

Kimmi

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous card! That image is beautiful and I love the papers you've used.

Carol x

crafty amy said...

This is gorgeous and you have put so much work into it. I love the layout and those papers are beautiful :D
Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

X Amy X

The Stamp Man said...

Wonderful card! Love it!!

Jill x