Saturday, 12 November 2011

Vintage Christmas

Yesterday I started another card for the Make My Monday challenge as I wasn't that happy with my first entry. This time I've tried the vintage style ( way out of my comfort zone, but the more you do I suppose the better you feel about it?)

I'll also be sending it to St Lukes charity where their theme this month is Christmas.



I've used 3 papers that I'd downloaded years ago from I cant remember where.......a holly print, Hark the Herald Angels music sheet, and vintage christmas angels ( I hope they forgive me for cutting their wings off?! ) .The holly was placed on a cream card base and the edges sponged. A square was torn from the music sheet and red sponged on the edges, and then some fluffy threads were wrapped around it before it was layered on the holly. The 2 children were cut out and stuck down and then the whole thing was sponged with a distress ink. The sentiment banner was added on 3D pads with a bow of the threads dangeling behind it with jingle bells on the ends.

Recipe: Card = from my stash
Inks =  Real Red, Certainly Celery, and Tim Holtz Tea Dye
Stamps = Dovecraft
Extras = Fluffy threads and jingle bells

It's a Grand Prix weekend so I hope I'll get some crafting done.

Thanks for dropping by, and I'd love it if you could call again if you have time.









9 comments:

  1. Hi Bev, This is just so beautiful l would be very happy as it is .......its gorgeous:) Sandra H

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  2. Very well done, Bev! This is beautiful--LOVE the vibrant colors! Thanks for submitting again this week at MMM! :)

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  3. Oh Bev, this is soo pretty love the colours and images. thank you for joining MMM
    Suzi B xx

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  4. Wow! Love this one Bev. The images are so beautiful and love the paper and embellishing.
    Thanks for sharing this one with us too at MMM and good luck!
    Fliss xx

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  5. A truly vintage Christmas card - so very pretty! Thanks for playing along with St Luke's Charity Card Challenge!

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  6. Wow! I love your card. Best, Yvonne

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  7. A really gorgeous vintage christmas card. Thank you for joining in our challenge over at St Lukes

    Anne

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  8. Such a lovely vintage feel to your beautiful Christmas card:)

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  9. A wonderful vintage entry for our challenge :-)
    Thanks so much for joining us at St Luke's this month.
    Crafilicious x
    St Luke's Charity Cards Challenge Founder

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