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Sunday, 9 October 2011

Vintage Sunday!

Morning all & A Very Happy Sunday to you!
This week at The Crafty Pad for
Challenge #142 Vintage
We want to see your Vintage Projects!
Now Vintage isn't a thing I do very often but I did have fun with this one!
When I started, I had something totally different in mind but hey ho, that was not to be!
Here's what I came up with!


It's a simple little A6 white linen card as the base.
 I added a matt of brown craft paper them a matt of the text paper,  
which I had scrumpled up then attacked with some distess inks in 
Antique Linen & Fired Brick!
I added a diagonal cut section of Core'dinations cardstock.
I then added a section of design paper from Papermania
Next was the netting which I let hang over the edges of the card as I like the effect! 
I cut a little slot in each side to allow the ribbon to be threaded through!
 This week we were given the Dress Form Trio set to work with!
These are fab images & are great fun to work with!
I have to say this card is truly vintage as the text paper I have used is from a 
Complete Works of  Shakespeare book which is very old!
I did check before I used it that it's not a valuable book!


I printed out the dress form on to some Core'dinations cardstock 
then tore around the image. I fixed it using foam tape for a bit of dimnsion.
The With Love sentiment ticket is from The Crafty Pad Designs also!


The fab fluffy flower is one of the selection I got from Lee AKA A Wee Bit Of Crafty Loops!
Isn't it beautiful!
Sorry Lee I attacked it a bit with distress inks to tone down the colour al little!
I must remind you all Lee had awesome candy on her blog!
I added a little ribbon detail behind the flower as well as a couple of feathers & home made stick pin!
A few little pearls in two of the corners to finish off & it's done!
I was very pleased with the results!
I hope you'll have time to join in the challenge & show us your vintage makes this week over at
Need more inspiration? 
Pop right on over to the challenge blog & see the awesome work of the other DT members!
We obviously enjoyed this one & I hope you do too!

We have a wonderful sponsor this week


One lucky winner will win a £10.00 voucher to spend in the shop!

Now, I'd like to enter this card in a few challenges
Fussy & Fancy Fall/Halloween
Paperworks Photo Inspiration
Delightful Challenges Make it Dimensional
Do You Stack Up Brown/ Photo Inspiration
Cooking It Up With Katie Fabulous Fun & another F word Feathers!
Crafts & Me Use a Digi

21 comments:

  1. lovely colours and fab textures, Mary x

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  2. gorgeous creation thank you for sharing with us at Stampin with the Dragon
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some new candy if you are interested :)

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  3. Gorgeous card, love all the textures and the beautiful colors.

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  4. Wow Dawn love this vintage feel!!!!! Gorgeous papers and embellishments!!!!! fabulous job again my friend!!!!!!

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  5. This is really pretty. Thanks for playing with PWCO this week.
    Hugs
    Tanya

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  6. Lovely colors and a beautiful card. The flower is just perfect for this.
    Lynn

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  7. Absolutely beautiful Dawn. And youre just right to "attack" the flowers. I left some of them quite plan for you so you could distress and colour them any way you wanted. The fabric picked up the distress ink really well. This is a fabulous project. Lee xx

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  8. Oh Wow Dawn, your card is amazing, the colours are gorgeous and I love the embellishments.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. Having sewn most of my life, there is something about dress form images that always gets me. Lovely card, and I love the color palette you chose! Fabulous flower.

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  10. gorgeous card
    thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy this week
    hugs
    céline DT member

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  11. Fabulous card, love the flower. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  12. I love all the ripping, great stamp to.
    thanks for cooking it up with katie this week

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  13. Gorgeous card Dawn! Love all the textures and you nailed the vintage feel. Glad you joined us for the Fall Colors challenge at Stamping with the Dragon too.

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  14. sutty has left a new comment on your post "Vintage Sunday!":

    Beautiful card Dawn, love the vintage take and beautiful stamps and flower tfs.

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  15. Great vintage card and that flower is gorgeous.
    Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week xx

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  16. Fabulous vintage card Dawn, I love the tearing & that flower is gorgeous :0)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

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  17. I love this! Very vintage! Even the colors are 1950's. I always love messy ribbons and fabric textures. Great job Dawn.
    Hugsalot,
    Vicki

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  18. Wow super stunning card, that flower and pin is gorgeous! Great job! Thanks for joining us at "Fairy Fun Fridays" for our Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice challenge! Good Luck! :D

    Hugz & TFS,
    xx Tracey/FFF-DT xx

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  19. Dawn, your torn dress form image looks great on this fabulous distressed card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Digi team's "Use a Digi" challenge. ~ Rose

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  20. Great card!! Love the flower. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU. Hugs, Joan

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  21. Such fabulous textures! Love your creative take on our PWCO challenge! Thanks for playing!

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx