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Friday, August 19, 2011

vintage baby

A third card today! Another entry for the vintage plus blue challenge over at 365 Cards. Also using the simple yet versatile sketch from Cupcake Crafts Challenges.

This is a much cleaner & simpler design. Fit for a new baby boy. 
~ Ü ~


The blocks are made out of embossed card and corrugated card. The corrugated card was originally kraft, so I painted it white and edged it with stormy sky DI. The other block panels are also distressed and inked.


The image is framed with a pleated doiley. Adds a softer touch, I think. It is simply embellished with stitching, liquid pearls and pins of my own making.



supplies: image from The Graphics Fairy, cuttlebug embossing folders, spellbinders die, Viva decor paper pen, Viva Decor gloss gel, acrylic paint, distress inks

18 comments:

Violets Corner said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, love the different textures and the colours.

Many thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Craft Challenges on this special week!

Hugs
Maarit

Basslady said...

gorgeous card with a great doily-idea!

looks fabulous!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Donna said...

Such a beautiful card Hilda, perfect choice of design papers and added detail! Thank you for playing along with Cupcake on our special birthday week :) Donna x

Ros said...

Such a sweet image ... lovely card again ... thanks for playing along at CCCB

Payne Holler Cards said...

love how you did that doily and all the different textures plus the hat pins! WOW
thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week - hope to see you again (-:

Faye said...

This is another gorgeous card. The soft blues are so pretty. Thanks for playing at Cupcake again. x

Danni said...

Wonderful job! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card with great stitching, thanks for joining us at RRC this time hope we shall see you again, good luck xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is pretty, I love that vintage babies image, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

karlinchen50 said...

Hello
a very beautiful card, the design is gorgeous.

Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week!
**Karla

Kim Mc said...

Fabulous again, Hilda! Thanks so much in playing in the Vintage + Blue challenge again at 365 Cards! Good luck in the drawing!
Aloha, Kim Mc
365 Cards DT

Anne said...

What a lovely baby card, I like your stitching! Thank you for joining in with this week’s Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!
Hugs
Anne

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful Baby card!! Thanks for playing along with The Pink Elephant.

Linda R. said...

This is so darn cute. I just love that vintage image.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

Anna said...

Sweet card! Thank you for joining us at Flutter By Wed.

Cheryl Nelson said...

So sweet and lovely! Thank you for playing along with us at CCCB!

Kathy said...

Sweet baby card. Thank you for joining us at Phindy's Place this week. Hope you'll be back next week.

Louise said...

Such a stunningly cute project, love the image :) Papers are awesome too
Thank you so much for joining us at DOC this fortnight :)
Welcome back!

Hugs, Louise