Saturday, November 6, 2010

Very Vintage At Stamping Vacation

Hi Everyone,
It is Very Vintage Challenge time at The Stamping Vacation Challenge blog. I love vintage. My Design Team card for this month's Very Vintage challenge features stamps from our November sponsor Mark's Finest Papers. The Theme is:

Anything with the colors Rose, Moss and/or Cream
Here is what I came up with.

I stamped the Mum (on Kraft CS) using pigment inks: Cherry Cobbler and Always Artichoke from Stampin' Up. Embossed with clear embossing powder. I used a Spellbinders die to cut and used it as a stencil to add the rose colored ink (Fired Brick from Ranger) in the beaded oval area. I added a little more color to the mum with some chalks. The rose CS is from Brazzill. I added some lace and ribbon. I made another one of my ribbon do-dads and added a pearl in the center. To see instructions for making do-dads go here. I distressed the edges with Very Vanilla pigment ink (SU). Here is a close up so you can see the beautiful detail in this stamp.

And another close to see the ribbon and do-dad.

I can't wait to see what you come up with. Link your project on the Stamping Vacation blog and you will be entered into the monthly drawing.

Other fun challenges for My vintage Mum card:

Simon Says Stamp and Show: Shabby

One Stop Craft Challenge: Embossing

Craft Your Passions: Anything goes

A spoonful of Sugar: Relish to embellish

Crazy 4 challenges: Crate a square card

Priscilla Style: Sketch

Raise the Bar: Show us your curves

Oldie but a goodie: Distressing

Hope you have a great weekend.



  1. Very pretty Karen! I just love it! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us this week at Raise the Bar : )

  2. Stunning card! It has that "wow" factor! Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Craft Your Passion, this week, in our "anything goes" challenge.

  3. Very pretty, gorgeous soft colours
    Thanks for joining my challenge at OLDIE but a GOODIE, hope you’ll join us again
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  4. Karen this is positively exquisite. I love this soft feminine pink color and your exquisite image. Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

    Bear Hugs,
    Midnight Madness Design Team

  5. WOW Karen this is awesome and so very beautiful that image along with the design is perfect.
    Lorraine x

  6. Thanks for joining our challenge Oldie But A Goodie with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  7. What a softly beautiful and delicate card !
    Love to see you at my challenge -

  8. This is gorgeous! So delicate and pretty.
    Thank you for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie.
    Clare x

  9. Hi Karen,thankyou for joining us this week at Oldie But A Goodie with your fantastic card i love the stamp you have used it is perfect for your vintage card
    love n hugs

  10. This is lovely I love the image & lovely flower good luck & thanks for joining in at OSCC. Janet

  11. Beautiful details and colours, a card that anyone would be delighted to recieve. Thanks for joining us over at Simon Says Stamp and Show! xxx

  12. What A wonderful distressed card , Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie this fortnight and good luck !


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