zondag 14 april 2013

Red Carpet Studio - Vintage

Hi all!

Welcome to a new Card Challenge at Red Carpet Studio! This week we are inspired by old Hollywood Movies, so we want to see some vintage cards!

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Before I show you my card, I want to warn you! This is not what you would have expected from me!

You were shocked, right? I warned you! No colored image! No coloring! Not my style!
I will be honest, I had a real hard time on this one! I was looking on different digishops for some vintage images, and everytime I saw one, I was like.. NO, Don't like it... This is just not my style, eventhough I love what the other girls made! But that is a whole different thing from doing it yourself! I started this card, and I stared at my craftsupplies for about half an hour.. Still no idea! Even Pinterest didn't help.. I almost gave up on this one and was about to start another project and I saw my embossingfolders. I found a script folder and started to apply Distress Ink Vintage Photo on the folder.
I grabbed a piece of cardstock and ran it through my CuttleBug. It really looked vintage!
And then I diecut some flourishes and grassleaves from NoorDesign out of kraft cardstock.
I also used a butterfly die by JoyCrafts, and my card was born.
While doing all this I was thinking of making it a condolence card, but I had no sentiments. So I used one of my new NoorDesign sentiments and stamped it with Brilliance Graphite Black ink. I used some clear embossing powder and my heatgun on it and my sentiment was finished.
I used an oval die and matching frame by NoorDesign and some white ribbon from my stash.
Over all I am not really happy with this card, but I think this was the best I could do.. If anyone has any tips on improving my Vintage Style, just send me an email!!!

Well, you can do better than me, I now for sure, so pop over to Red Carpet Studio, and show us what you got!!!

Hugs, Sandra

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