Thursday, November 10, 2016

Vintage Christmas Card

Hello!  As always, thank you for stopping by my blog today!  I always appreciate the visit and the opportunity to share with the stamping community!

Today I have a Christmas card, with a little bit of a vintage look.


I won this stamp set the other week from Tuesday Morning Sketches, and I decided to use it for the first time with their current challenge.  

(I loved the way the card looked in the dim late afternoon light.)

I colored the image with alcohol markers, then I distressed it and all my papers with tea dye Distress ink.  The stamping on the bottom is actually little bunches of foliage and berries.  I thought it would make a nice little accent to the card without adding any bulk for mailing purposes.


Supplies: Graphic 45 by Hampton Art Night Before Christmas stamp set, Memento ink, Spectrum Noir alcohol markers,  Distress Ink Tea Dye, Mementa 6x6 paper pad

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13 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful Vintage style and the perfect choice of colours too!

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  2. Fabulous card - I adore the paper and the matching red Santa -- well done~

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  4. Lucky you winning this set...the Santa is wonderful. Love your card.

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  5. What a wonderful card. Your Santa is coloured to perfection.

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  6. This card is a wonderful mix of colors, papers, and a great vintage image! Well done!

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  7. Heidi, you nailed the sketch with this amazing vintage Cc!! Great idea to use your mini stamps to add some extra interest without any bulk!! Hugs, Darnell

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  8. Hey, I recognize that stamp! ;) Wonderful card! I love the vintage look!!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  9. Excellent choice of papers for the sketch and the stamp.

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  10. This card does have a cool vintage feel to it. I like how you layered up Father Christmas.

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  11. You did a great job with this new stamp and love the papers with it too!

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  12. Wonderful card. Your image is lovely. Thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  13. Love this vintage image! Beautifully colored!

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