Tuesday, October 18, 2011

CCMC171 Vintage Birthday

Hi Stampers! 

I created this card using this week’s  CCMC171 Color Challenge at Create with Connieand Mary- at first this color challenge seemed to be a difficult one, but the Design Team samples were so inspirational and once I started "playing", the colors seemed to go great together!  If you have not stopped by their site this week, check them out!

To create this card:

On a piece of River Rock cardstock, create the collage background using River Rock, Baja Breeze and Bravo Burgundy (stamping off for the Bravo Burgundy). Once the collage is finished, stamp the dress form in Bravo Burgundy ("full strength" ink:-)).

Use the Big Shot™ with the Oval Decorative Label Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder and line up the dress form image prior to embossing the collage panel.  Tear the edges and reserve a piece for the sentiment. 

Stamp the sentiment using Bravo Burgundy and punch out with the Large Oval Punch.  Layer with Bravo Burgundy and Baja Breeze (also punched with the Large Oval Punch). Using a Sponge Dauber, sponge the edges of the collage panel and sentiment with Bravo Burgundy to distress. 

Spray both the collage and sentiment with Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint (mixed with 70% alcohol).   Layer onto an embossed panel of Bravo Burgundy, add the Baja Breeze Seam Binding bow and pearls to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets: Established Elegance, Sincere Salutations

Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Bravo Burgundy, River Rock

Ink: Baja Breeze, Bravo Burgundy, River Rock

Accessories: Big Shot™, Vintage Wallpaper and Oval Decorative Frame Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders, Large Oval Punch, Baja Breeze Seam Binding, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint, Sponge Dauber,  Pearls

Thanks again for stopping by- have a great week creating!  


Deb said...

Beautiful! I love the vintage look of your card! These colors are really great for that! Love your bow (I think I have bow envy - lol)! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

Renée said...

Gorgeous, Julie! Love the vintagey feel, the distressing, and all that stamping! thanks for playing along with us at CCMC :)

Mary Brown said...

Absolutely STUNNING Julie! LOVE how you used the colors on this! Thanks for joining us this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Debbie Henderson said...

Another beauty Julie! I just love the stamped background layer! Thanks for playing create with Connie & Mary!

Dale Morin said...

Beautiful card. Love everything about it.

Nance Leedy said...

Just gorgeous Julie! I love how you stamped the mannequin before embossing the oval and all the collage/ background stamping is just beautiful. So glad you played with us at Create with Connie & Mary!

Lisa said...

Another beautiful card! Everything is done to perfection! Great job on the Create with Connie & Mary Challenge this week!

Anne Marie said...

Julie, this is absoulutely stunning! So many gorgeous details and a very vintage feel, indeed. I just love your style. You really rocked these colors beautifully. Congrats to you! Big hugs! :)

Sue A said...

Mmmmm lovely, vintage, shabby, autumn'ish' colours - all my favourites, and not to mention the wonderful new set. Very inspirational xxx

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