Sunday, September 8, 2013

Vintage Card Cafe Challenge...With Love

Happy Sunday blog friends! There's a new challenge this week at the Vintage Card Cafe...we're continuing our rainbow of inspiration challenges...this week the featured color is pink! Ahh, one of my very favorites...I decided to keep a very neutral background and just add some lovely pink accents:


This shabby concoction consists of some Melissa Frances Attic Treasures papers, roughed up and inked, an inked paper doily, a lace flower and then a sugared pink rose as the crowning glory. The sentiment is from Verve's With Love set, set against a glittered piece of corrugated cardboard.


Here's our inspiration palette:


Thanks for joining me today and I hope you're inspired!


Stamps: With Love (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Attic Treasures (Melissa Frances), Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake (SU!)
Ink: Cocoa (CTMH), Walnut Stain & Tattered Rose distress inks (Ranger)
Accessories: lace, flower (Prima), corrugated cardboard, Coarse crystal glitter (Martha Stewart), pearls, Whimsey Circle (Memory Box), doily, paper distresser, dauber
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous focal point and flower.

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  2. So frilly and feminine Andrea, love the sparkly rose too!

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  3. Beautiful! So girly! Love that stamp set. And love the rose. Gorgeous!
    Blessings,
    Michelle

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  4. I like a lot this card, bye from France,
    Pitchoune

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  5. Soft, beautiful, and very feminine. I love the sentiment, I use it alot because it's perfect for alot of occasions. Love the bit of corrugated paper behind it, neat touch!

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  6. Wonderful card, Andrea. It inspired me to check out the website for Vintage Card Cafe and to subscribe. The "over the pond" paper crafts have a definite style of their own and I love it!! TFS!

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  7. Hi, Andrea - I love working with corrugated cardboard and the teeny weeny piece under your sentiment is such a lovely addition to this absolutely beautiful card!!! So soft and feminine - I love all your cards, but this one is a sure fav!!! TFS.

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  8. I'm a brand new subscriber and this is a beautiful card. I love pink and I love vintage so this one made me swoon. I am looking forward to seeing what else you create.

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  9. One word...INCREDIBLE! Totally gorgeous.

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  10. One word...INCREDIBLE! Totally gorgeous.

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  11. extremely beautiful card, great job :)

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