Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Vintage Vogue thank you

I've always had a bit of a bee in my bonnet about vintage fabrics and am constantly trying to recreate the feel of them with stamps and ink. Here's a thank you card I made with a fabric in mind:


I think I'm feeling wistful for summer with this colour scheme which reminds me of hot nasturtiums tumbling over a sunbaked Cotswold stone wall...

Here's how to make this card:

  • Cut a piece of Whisper White card stock 11cm square. Make a grid pattern on it using the Fiskars trimmer and scoring blade. Sponge So Saffron ink over this to give a shabby chic look.
  • Use the grid pattern as a rough guide to stamp flowers in. Don't use a stamp-a-majig for this as you want the flowers to look slightly haphazard but still in a square shape! Add leaves.
  • Stamp the flower centres accurately using a stamp-a-majig this time.
  • Use the stamp-a-majig again to stamp the sentiment.
  • Mount the panel onto a 12cm square Very Vanilla card base.

Supplies
Stamps: Vintage Vogue, Season of Joy, Pocket Silhouettes (for the sentiment)
Ink: So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Always Artichoke
Card stock: Whisper White, Very Vanilla

I can't get over the many different looks you can get with Vintage Vogue! What a fabulous set! (To see more cards I've made with Vintage Vogue take a look at my index on the side bar to the right.)

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Thanks for visiting me today!
Hope to see you again tomorrow.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely card Vicky. Reminds of long, hot, carefree summers in the `70`s.
    Lynne xxx

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  2. That is a very good idea and looks beautiful.

    Janna

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  3. Gorgeous card Vicky - fab colours - Jacqueline xx.

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  4. Beautifull, yes makes me think of summer and wish it would come back:(

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  5. How very beautiful, I love the colours and it makes me think of a bedspread my grandma used to have when I was a child :)

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  6. this is just gorgeous.. love it.. :)

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  7. The flowers stamped as they are would have been pretty on their own, but the sponged and gridded background give so much visual interest. Very nice.

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  8. Wonderful card. The flowers are great.

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I love reading your comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave them! Vicky x