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Saturday, 19 January 2013

Vintage Style Card

I decided to have another go at a vintage style card.  I love other peoples' vintage card but I've never really been happy with my own - not sure why.
The backing papers I have used are the Bearly Mine Designs Shabby Vintage and they are perfect for this style of card.  They are all gorgeous and it was hard to choose which papers to use.  The image of the little girl is a freebie from Magic Moonlight Free Images.  Isn't she just gorgeous?  I printed her out onto printable canvas paper.  I have done some basic matting and layering and then used an Embossalicious 6x6 embossing folder called "Regal Frame".  Under the embossed piece of card I have frayed some cheesecloth for some texture.  I have used a selection of dies that I won in some candy and used Tim Holtz's Tea Dye distress ink through the dies to add some colour.  The friendship words are Kaisercraft stamps which I also won.  I have finished the card off with grosgrain ribbon, pearls, blossom flowers and a gorgeous pearl pin.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Bunny Zoe's - Anything goes
Card mania - Oh so girly
Make my Monday - Die-cuts/punches
Lady Anne's Challenge - Anything goes
Everybody Art - Girl
Sparkles Monthly - Die-cuts and flowers
Crafts and Me - New (new digital papers, dies and stamps)
4 Crafty Chicks - Pearls, pearls, pearls
Frilly and Funkie - Follow your muse
Stamping Sensations - Friendship
Crafty Calendar - What's new (new digital papers, dies and stamps)
Cards Galore - Anything goes

17 comments:

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kym this is so beautiful, the image, embellishments and papers are pure perfection
Hugs
lorraine x

Ani said...

Gorgeous card! So vintage and delicate! Thanks so much for playing along at Card Mania! Ani

Miss Emerald said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card Ginny x

brenda said...

You have created a really delightful vintage card Kym, from the lovely image right through to the colours.

It's really lovely to see you at Stamping Sensations challenge, thanks much for joining in.

B x

kenli said...

What a beautiful card, image too! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's . Card Mania Challendges

Sandra said...

Beautiful Vintage card xx

fabiola jaques said...

elle est super jolie, biz

Buttons said...

A lovely vintage card Kym. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie this time. Hugs, Jenny x

Mynnette said...

Oh, Kym, this is just precious! I adore the beautiful soft coloring and that darling image! Thanks for joining us at MMM! I'd love for you to join in our challenges at Inkspirational and Technique Tuesday, too, if you have the time! HUGS! :)

Tamie said...

Stunning vintage creation. I love how you did the layout, used the pearls, the colors and the adorable image. Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

pinky said...

Such a sweet vintage card Kym, I love it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
Pinky

Angel-23 said...

This is a beautiful vintage card love your layout and the subtle colours.
Thank you for joining Cards Galore challenge.
Hugs Rachael :) xx

Terry said...

Thank you for sharing your fabulous Vintage card with teh DT from Frilly and Funkie Kym, love it Hugs Terry xxxx

Sally H said...

A fabulous creation! Love that beautiful photo too. Thank you for joining in with our Friendship theme at Stamping Sensations challenge this month, and good luck!

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our "What's New" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Hugs
Bev x

Helen said...

This is lovely Kym. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

Hugs Helen xx