Monday, November 23, 2015

Power Poppy Poinsettia- Merry Christmas Vintage Stocking

Hi Again Friends!!

 Again, if you have not already visited the above sites, I hope you will take a moment to do so- tremendous inspiration from all!

To create this card:

Ink the stocking image from the Power Poppy Poinsettia stamp set using Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink onto Very Vanilla cardstock (also stamp another image onto a piece of sticky note paper or scrap paper to create a mask).

Mask the stocking image, ink the retired Musical Score background stamp using Crumb Cake Classic Ink and lay the stamped image face down onto the background stamp pressing the inked stamp to the paper with your fingers in a random pattern.

Color the image using Stampin’ Write Markers- Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, Tip Top Taupe, Melon Mambo and Sahara Sand, blending with an AquaPainter™.

Add shadows with the Sahara Sand Stampin’ Write Marker, trim the panel and mount onto Early Espresso cardstock, trim again and mount onto Pink Pirouette cardstock.

Stamp the sentiment with Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink and add shadows with the Sahara Sand Stampin’ Write Marker.

Add the ivory crochet lace along with the 1” Dark Brown Satin Ribbon.

Mount onto the Early Espresso card base and add the Pink Pirouette and Melon Mambo retired buttons with Natural Linen Thread along with the Pearls to finish off the card.

Stamp Sets:  Poinsettia (Power Poppy), Musical Score (retired Stampin’ Up! background stamp)

Ink:  Memento™ Tuxedo Black, Crumb Cake; Stampin’ Write Markers- Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, Tip Top Taupe, Melon Mambo and Sahara Sand

Paper: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Pink Pirouette

Accessories: AquaPainter™, retired Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo buttons, Natural Linen Thread, Pearls, Ivory Crochet Lace Trim (from my stash)

Thanks again for visiting- I hope you have a wonderful week, my friends!


Jan said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card Julie! I love your non-traditional colour palette and how your music surrounds the fabulous stocking! Thanks for joining us again at Just Add Ink :-)

KimB said...

I love the colouring on your Christmas stocking Julie - so very pretty. The button border is a delightful touch too - suits the vintage feel perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Rochelle Blok said...

Just beautiful Julie! Love the use of the red and pink and the lace trim down the side of the card is stunning! Thanks for joining us this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

Christine Blain said...

Oh, this is so pretty, Julie! A gorgeous, vintagey, Christmas card. I do love pink and green together. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

Tina said...

So very pretty! I love the uneven stamped musical background, it's a lovely base for your vintage card. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Just Add Ink.

Stampin by Genny said...

I wouldn't think the colors were good for a Christmas card but you did it! So cute! I love how colored he stocking. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Kathy Jones said...

WOW, loving the non-tradional colours on this one and your embellishing is absolutely fabulous!! Thanks for joining us again at Power Poppy!!!

Jenny Engelke said...

Simply gorgeous, Julie! The pinks along with the lace lend a Victorian feel to your card! Thanks for playing along with our sketch challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

ChristineCreations said...

Oh that lace is so pretty accenting the design Julie! Totally captures that old world feel! Thanks for joining us at Power Poppy!

inkedx2 said...

Wow what a lovely card! I love that lace! Great colors! That stocking is adorable. Thanks for playing with us at HSS.

brrenwick said...

What a beautiful card! I love all of the different details and the pretty pink stocking! Thanks for playing along at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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