Sunday, March 25, 2012

Vintage Ladies Birthday Cards

Hi Dreamers!!
I have two vintage birthday cards to share with you today.  And, the cards have a story too.   Here is the story.  My dear stamping friend, Sharon, is getting together 80 birthday cards for her Mother's 80th birthday.  Isn't that just the coolest!!!  I contributed 15 cards to the birthday card basket and here are two of them.



I used some yummy vintage images.  This one is from Treasure Cay stamped in rusty red ink.  I added lace and a pearl.  The sentiment is from Serendipity Stamps.  Distress Ink color- Victorian Velvet 


The second card has an stamp from Acey Deucy and is also stamped in rusty red ink.  I added lots of layers for interest, some Basic Grey DP, and a  magenta ribbon.  Sentiment is from Stampin' Up.



Love these gorgeous vintage images!!  Also used Vintage Photo Distress ink.  


Challenges for my Vintage Ladies-
Basic Grey: girly
The Secret Crafter Saturday: shabby chic/vintage
Sweet Stampin: anything goes
Stampin for the weekend: anything goes
Hope you are having a great weekend!  Love ya.
Karen

11 comments:

  1. Both are gorgeous! Great idea for an 80th birthday!

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  2. Gorgeous card, fabulous image and perfect for our challenge of Vintage/Shabby Chic at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge this week
    Hugs Kate xx

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  3. Wow Karen, both are real stunners!! Love them!

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  4. Thanks for joining our "Shabby Chic/Vintage" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  5. Fabulous vintage cards Karen. Love the added ribbon, lace and small pearl!

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  6. Very nice card and just perfect for our challenge this week over at Sweet Stampin, good luck. Debbiexx

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  7. Beautiful, love the image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

    Pam x

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  8. Hi! really love both of your cards,gorgeous images and colours too.
    Thank you Karen for joining us at BasicGrey Challenges,
    Good Luck.hugs Lou and the BG dt.xx

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  9. Thanks for taking part in 'Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge'this week.
    Hugs Sonia xx

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  10. Wow - Love these vintage ladies! I'm always in awe when I browse your blog! I could spend hours here! :)

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