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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Friends in Paris

Hi Everyone!
Today I have a card to share with you.

I have not made any vintage card for quite some time, so 
I challenge myself to make a masculine vintage card
to showcase friendship and love
for month of February.

I used the layout from LLC February Challenge- Tina's Sketch.



I stamped it on 2 white cardstocks with navy and brown ink and
distressed all paper edges with inks and distress tool.
I fussy cut out the word "FRIENDS" from the brown image 
and mounted them on a piece of frayed natural color 
linen ribbon with 3D foam dots.

The phrase on the image "Let us embark on this journey and
together we can realise our wildest dreams" is so sweet.


The card measures 6"x 6".
The DPs are from Pion Designs' 
For Father and Studio of Memories collections.
I fussy cut out the butterflies from the DP,  
sprayed them with perfect pearl mist and 
used them to decorate the card.


Other embellishments I used are:
Dusty Attic chicken wire and swirl chipboards,
Clock face diecut using Tim Holtz die,
TH "Us" lightbulb Vintage Trinkets,
TH Idea-ology Swivel Clasp,
Jute mesh ribbon and cluny lace.

Cream jute mesh ribbon, 18mm cream fine vintage cluny lace, 
and 8mm cream vintage fine scallop lace are 
all available at the Ribbon Girl Shop.


I also decorated the inside with Pion Designs paper
and Dusty Attic chipboard.


Hope you enjoy this visit, and thanks so much for stopping by.
Have a great weekend!

Hugs,
Katie

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

25 comments:

Yvonne Garner said...

Oh Katie! This is a very special card indeed! Bravo!

Eulalia said...

T!m Holtz style but with a female touch... I like it!
I wish you an Happy Valentine's day.
Thank you to share it with us on Deep Ocean challenge.
xoxoxo Eulalia

Shirl said...

Adorable Katie, such a clever card with so many different elements that all go together brilliantly. Love it.

Thank you for sharing with us at Vintage Stamping Challenges.

Hugs Shirley x x

Jean Hardy said...

This is lush Katie - love everything about it. Thank you for joining in with the CI February Challenge. Jean x

Alyce said...

awww what a gorgeous layout!i love all of the layers and that big clock die..i know i am late on the bandwagon but i neeeed it! hehehe

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is so beautiful Katie. I really love the vintage style. The image is with the sentiment is gorgeous and the colours and details are wonderful.
Hugs Sue

cebelica said...

You rocked this card. Literally. It's gorgeous - inside and out. Hugs! xx

Netty said...

Beautiful vintage card, loving your colour palette and all those fab embellishments. Annette x

shell said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time week.
Shell xx

Claire said...

Wow what a gorgeous card, love the focal image and the beautiful vintage tones. Thanks for joining us at NMWC and Flonzcraft Vintage Stamping Challenges too
Claire xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a gorgeous card with great vintage feeling. Thanks for joining us at FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping Challenges.

Kelly Neis said...

Hi Katie, this is my first time to your blog and I love how you create. This card is really neat, I love the bulb and chain embellishment on the front and then the chicken wire cut inside is so awesome. Pion papers are always so lovely and this card is gorgeous too.
Hugs Kelly

Sherry Hickey said...

Hello! Your card is so beautiful; great job! I just ordered that stamp! Thanks for giving so much info on how you created your gorgeous card. Do you know if TH dies work in the Cuttlebug by any chance? Thanks!!

artwolf2009 said...

love the grungy look you have created. Good luck at the challange and hope you see your artwork again at NMWC

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Katie, each detail has been added so thoughtfully and the finished card is just so beautiful. I love these colours and the vintageness of it all.
Thanks for joining in the fun at Vintage Stamping Challenges.
Dot x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, perfect colours, love your embellishments,thanks for joining us at Crative Inspirations, hugs, Sarah x

Mrs.B said...

HI Katie, This is a gorgeous card, great embellishments giving a wonderful vintage feel.
Avril xx

Lorraine said...

great card

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Gorgeous colours and textures and those wonderful layers.
Such a fabulous card you have created for the CI Challenge.
Thank You for joining us.
Wishes
Lynne

Rose said...

Katie, your stamped vintage couple and background looks fabulous with your choice of layered patterns and embellishments on this wonderfully distressed card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "Favorite Color Combo" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Paper Sewn Visions said...

Beautiful card. Love the vintage look. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

nefertiti said...

Wow!!just fabulous card!!all I love!!!bizz

Daniele said...

just loving this love the simple colouring with all those different textures and embellishments, so glad you joined us at Crafty Individuals
hugs

Elin said...

Gorgeous card, love all the details! Thank you for joining our challenge over at LLC :)

Paper Profusion said...

Congrats on your win at Crafty Individuals Katie - this is a magical card. Fabulously made. Nicola x