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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Monochromatic Vintage


I used a portion of a stamp called Galerie Vernissage, by Inkadinkado - one of those background type stamps I bought several years ago, and just do not get around to using very much - though I still like it a lot.  I thought it fit with the vintage look.  DP is by Paper Studio.  Ink - Ranger Tea Dye distress.  I used a small Cuttlebug embossing folder, and did two passes through the Cuttlebug.  The "seam" is close to the tag, and I think really does not stand out too much. I wanted to be sure the words happy and birthday were both wholly displayed.  I used a Martha Stewart corner punch, with both black and beige cs which I layered to anchor the tag.  IRL the beige adds a bit of dimension and separation.   The narrow strip is a CB border that resembles stitching.  I used nesties for the circles.

Sketch:  http://www.mojomonday.blogspot.com/
Vintage:  http://craft-roomchallenge.blogspot.com/
Felt (the black strip): http://ribboncarouselchallenge.blogspot.com/search/label/Challenge
Monochromatic, with black accents: http://sweetstampsblog.blogspot.com/
Happy Birthday http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/p/challenge-rules.html

8 comments:

  1. Hi! Love the embossed and shabby background, beautiful card!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at Craft-Room Vintage Challenge, good luck;-))m

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  2. Fantastic card! Love all the textures! Thanks for sharing with us at SweetStamps.com and good luck in the challenge!

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  3. Wonderful card great vintage colour theme and all that yummy embossing and texture. Thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-Room Challenge, good luck XOXO Zoe

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  4. This has a fabulous vintage feel to it, I love the embossed background. Thanks for joining in with our Shabby Vintage theme at the Craft-Room Challenge and good luck.

    Maria x

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  5. This is a great vintage card - love the monochrome look and the textures.. I would not have noticed the 'seam' if you hadn't mentioned it ! Thanks so much for joining our Craft-Room Challenge..Esther xx

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  6. Wonderful vintage card, great use of texture and the colour is just perfect hugs Karen

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  7. What a beautiful card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

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  8. A beautiful vintage card. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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