Friday, 2 April 2010

Very Vintage

I've gone all vintage today wanting to play with my distress inks and moonshadows :) Made some backgrounds yesterday so I chose a nice area of one I'd used greens, red and brown distress inks on and stamped the keys from Tracey Coates' new "Artistic Elements" sheet and embossed with Moonglow Midnight emerald. I've painted inside the two outer keys with a yellow H2O paint to make them stand out and stamped some swirls in the corner which are actually part of the flying heart off the same sheet.
I've attached a chain to the sentiment at the bottom which are two stamps from the sheet, mos of the sentiments can be used inside this frame. I've mounted the top panel on 3d foam so that the sentiment moves and I've also added a little key charm painted with alcohol inks to blend in more.
The bottom pic shows the card tilted and the moonglow effect, midnight embossing powders are black but change colour when tilted so this one is midnight emerald. The stamps in this set can be seen further down the post.




vix

13 comments:

JR Creations said...

Wow! Love it! The way it hangs is brilliant. Very clever indeed. Love your blog, will no doubt be a regular. Cheers. Jenny T.

Juls said...

wow this is gorgeous!! such a lot of work!! Love the colours and the textures!! Hugs Juls

Vicky said...

Great new header Vix...that stamp is magic....
Love the card too, your techniques are fab...
I seem to keep missing you guys on FB, you must all go on there when I go to bed...I need my sleep so don't last past 10 most nights...lol
x
Vicky

Claire said...

Wow, amazing work Vix, love what you've created with the new stamps. The blog's looking good too
Claire xx

Teresa said...

Vix love your new look blog and your vintage card is great I love the textures.
Teresa xx

Dotpat said...

Lovely again Vix you clever thing

Cath Wilson said...

Lubbly jubbly, Vix - I really like this one :)

chris said...

Wow your work is totaly stunning.
hugs chris xx

The Stamp Man said...

Brilliant idea again Vix! I can see a lot of work went into making this card, so worth it! I also love your new blog header, great idea!

Jill x

WeirdCat said...

Looks very different to your norm but it's wonderful
Ruth x

Jayne C said...

Very nice....love the stamps!!
Jayne x

Dotty Jo said...

Love this card - you do vintage with great style! Amazing new blog header, Jo x

Tracey Coates said...

Love the cards Vix and wow! what a header you are a really talented lady!! I am going to call the woman I am drawing next 'Vixy' in your honour, it really suits her.

Hugs
Tracey xx