Monday, July 11, 2011

Vintage Ladies with flowers

Hi and Happy Monday!
Hope your weekend was fabulous.  I am starting out the week with a soft and calm sort of card.  It has a vintage vibe and soft, muted shades of pink and brown.

The image was stamped in brown ink on White CS.    The flowers were colored in with a pink marker.  I also added just a hint of blue color to the dresses.  Then I added some Antique Linen Distress Stain and Tattered Roses Distress Ink (Ranger).  I dry embossed the whole area with a larger  5x7 Cuttlebug folder.  I added a bit more distress ink after the dry embossing.
I added two layers of Pink and dark tan CS and tied a sheer brown ribbon in a bow.  A pearl is placed in the center of some of the flowers.  And here is a peek at the inside.

The Sentiment is from Stampin' Up and the Happy Birthday is from Gina K Designs.  The White CS was distressrd with the same ink and distress stain.

My Vintage Ladies are entered into the Following challenges:
Lisa Somerville: Floral frenzy
Pile It On: Favorite Tech-My favorite technique is to dry emboss a stamped image that is colored with distress inks.
Samuel Taylors: Summery
On Stop Craft: Summer time

Well, I have to get going.  I have some accounting work to do this week.  It sure gets in the way of my card making and blogging.  LOL  Love ya.


  1. This is lovely l like the vintage ladies they make a lovely change beautifully done:) Sandra H

  2. Fabulous creation Karen! Those vintage damsels make a wonderful background!! Love the flowers, too!

  3. Love the vintage feel to your card Karen.....wonderfully done!!


  4. Beautiful vintage card, love the added subtle color! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

  5. What a lovely vintage card. Pretty images and colors. Thanks for joining the BC Floral Frenzy challenge.

  6. Oh wow, Karen, this is just so vintage elegant and feminine! Love your colors, embellishments, and the design! The sentiment is perfect for it too!

  7. Your card is soft and calm with a nostaligic the vintage look.
    connie paxman

  8. Gorgeous summery card. Thanks for joining in this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx

  9. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x


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