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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Vintage Anniversary - finally!!

I named this card 'finally' as just about everything went wrong in the making of it and although it didn't turn out as planned I am pleased with it.

I used the following colour scheme for inspiration



All the dies I used are Marianne Creatables and are cut from white card brushed with pink chalk. The easel part of the card was made with LR0180. I used LR0111 for the flowers, LR0156 for the leaves, LR0157 for the lavender and glued them on LR0129 doily and the sentiment was made on the computer. I cut 4 Anja LR0200 corners and glued them onto brown card and then fixed the easel card to this. I added a couple of silver gems to the flower centres and wrapped a length of lace around the card and tied it in a bow at the front. I just can't seem to get the bow to stay right so will need to glue it a bit.


Here's a photo of the card closed


I shall enter this in the following challenges
Marianne Designs challenge 'Vintage easel card'
Joanna Sheen challenge 'Totally Sentimental'
That Craft Place challenge 'Vintage'
The Ribbon Girl challenge 'Colour challenge - pink, lilac, blue, green  & tangerine'
Charisma Cardz challenge 'Lace'
Divas By Design challenge 'Lets Celebrate'
Moving Along 'with The Times challenge 'Shape Up'
Cupcake Craft challenge 'Flowers'

14 comments:

Anita said...

Hi Andrea, just a gorgeous card you made.
A pitty that you had some trouble to get it right.
Thank you for joining our challenge

Anita
Challengeblog MD

Mau xx said...

This is gorgeous! I love the pretty base. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT
Hugs Mau xx

jolanda creatief bijtje said...

nice card
greetings jolanda bongers
md challenge blog

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh WOW I love this! Love the shape and the lacy look! Judy x

Wybrich said...

Beautifull card!

Thanks for joining the challenge!
Wybrich
DT MDchallenge blog

Ulla said...

So wonderful card nicely decorated. Hug Ulla

Lorraine said...

Well worth the effort, it looks brilliant!
Lorraine x

Andrea said...

Andrea it's lovely! It turned out really well, thanks for joining us at the Ribbon Girl colour challenge

Thea said...

Beautiful easelcard you have created.
With a very nice end result!
Nice that you participate in the challenge of MD

Gr.Thea
DT Challengeblog MD.

Rosietoes said...

Glad you persevered with it - it's beautiful. x

Thank you so much for joining us on the Joanna Sheen challenge.

Edna x

cotnob said...

This is such a lovely delicate card Andrea, such a fab design.
Pauline
x

SAHLERS said...

Beautiful card thanks for joining in at Divas by Design
-sheryl-

Blankina said...

Hi Kanda, what a great card and beautiful text!!
So happy you have made the top three at Charisma Cardz..congratulations!!

Ciao Blankina

Flying Fresian said...

Really pretty and the sentiment is lovely.


Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place this week ♥