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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:

  1. 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

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

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  3. nice card
    greetings jolanda bongers
    md challenge blog

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

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  5. Beautifull card!

    Thanks for joining the challenge!
    Wybrich
    DT MDchallenge blog

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  6. So wonderful card nicely decorated. Hug Ulla

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  7. Well worth the effort, it looks brilliant!
    Lorraine x

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

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  9. 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.

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

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

    Edna x

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

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

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

    Ciao Blankina

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  14. Really pretty and the sentiment is lovely.


    Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place this week ♥

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