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Friday, November 11, 2011

vintage christmas in pink

Yup, a pink vintage-y Christmas creation!
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A slight departure from my usual browns.
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This creation is a combo of several challenges. Make My Monday has a vintage/traditional Christmas challenge this week, so that was my starting point. I've used the sketch from Sketch Saturday, and a winter image for Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge. Creative Inspirations wants some stitching, and I've used two colours. A dark brown to frame the main image, and white for the pretty flowery background. 
For embellishments, I've used ribbon, lace, flowers and a banner. The ribbon is white seam binding, which I've aged with antique linen distress ink, and tied a bow for Christmas Inspirations. To finish, I've added swirls, dots and glittery highlights.

Thanks for stopping by!
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12 comments:

Rebekah said...

What fab lace you have used thanks for sharing at CI hugs Rebekah xx

NGCARDS said...

A beautiful card hun! Thanks for taking part in our All Stitched Up Challenge over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog this week! xxx

Lena said...

Adorable your card! I love vintage look and papers.
Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations!
I hope to see you again.
Hugs
Lena

Yvonne Garner said...

Absolutely stunning!

Barbara Colbert said...

Great vintage looking card! Nice Christmas card! Thanks for sharing with us at Speedy the Cat''s Challenge! Good luck!

Jacqueline said...

Very pretty - thanks for joining in again at MMM - Jacqueline xx

Faye said...

This is a wonderful vintage style Christmas card. Love how you've used our sketch this week, the bunting looks FAB!. Thanks so much for playing at Sketch Saturday and good luck. x

Mynnette said...

Beautiful work! LOVE the pink for a holiday card--non-traditional colors really make me happy! :) Thanks for joining us at MMM!

Brenda said...

Spectacular vintage card!! Thank you for playing along with us this week at Speedy The Cat's Friends Challenge.

Cazro said...

Thanks Hilda for sharing this stunning Vintage Christmas card with us at MMM. Pink may not be traditional but it is beautiful on your card. Caz

Fliss said...

A beautiful vintage creation Hilda. Love the image and embellishing.
Thanks for joining in at Make My Monday and lovely to see you again.
Fliss xx

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wednesday,s Challenge blog!