Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Beautifully Vintage Card

Hey Stampers,

Well, the day is here !! Stamp Club Day !! Its seriously my favourite day of the month LOL The cure card I am showing you today is one my girls will be making tonight !! I apologize in advance, for some reason I can NOT get this card to photograph well !! The Sahara Sand card base looks so BLAH here, but in real life it looks better - I promise !! I semi caed this layout and idea from Kristen Kortonick over at Stampin' and Scrapin' with Kristen. I just love the effect of the 2 stamps layered over each other - don't you ?? And this color combo of Sahara Sand, Pistachio Pudding and Smoky Slate is so soft and delicate - just lovely !! Take a look !!

Isn't that so delicate and beautiful !?! I took a piece of Very Vanilla and stamped the Dictionary background (so in love with that stamp!) onto it in Smoky Slate, and then tore the top and the bottom for an "old book" type look. I then stamped the Beautifully Baroque image right on top in Pistachio Pudding ink. I cut a very thin strip of the Pistachio Pudding DSP (I think it's about 3/8") and layered it onto the stamped piece. I took another thin strip, this time in Very Vanilla, and stamped my sentiment on it in Dsahara Sand ink. The phrases in the Express Yourself hostess set are SO awesome, and any number of them would work perfectly for this card !! I took a little piece of the 3/8" Pistachio Pudding Ruffle Stretch Trim and adhered it to the back, made a banner end on the cardstock and adhered it to my card using Dimensionals. I tied some Linen Thread through one of the beautiful Very Vintage Designer Buttons, and added it to the piece with a Glue Dot. Lastly, a Large Pearl - and that was it !! I adhered the embellished layer to a Sahara Sand card base and it was all finished ! So easy, but so impressive !! Love it. And it would be a gorgeous card to duplicate in any number of colors !!

Well, thats it for me today !! Thanks so much for dropping by - have a wonderful day and Happy Stamping !!


Stamp Set: Beautifully Baroque (wood only #130895), Dictionary (wood #130348, clear #130351), Express Yourself (wood #130336, clear #130339)

Ink: Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Pad #131179, Sahara Sand Classic Stampin' Pad #126976, Pistachio Pudding Classic Stampin' Pad #131177

Paper: Sahara Sand #121043, Very Vanilla #101650, 2013-2015 In Color DSP Stack #130136

Accessories: 3/8" Pistachio Pudding Ruffle Stretch Trim #130020, Very Vintage Designer Buttons #129327, Linen Thread #104199, Large Pearls #125577, Basic Pearls #119247


  1. So lovely & soft & pretty. I Love it Catherine. I think I might have to order that bundle!

    1. Thanks a lot Tricia !! Yes, I love that bundle.