Friday, September 20, 2013

Vintage Views out the Jingle Belles' window this week...

This week, Stef and Lauren, the fabulous leaders of the Jingle Belles, are asking us to "put on your vintage-style thinking cap, make a holiday card, and link up below between now and 6pm (EST) on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Keyword for galleries and our flickr group is JB:13:19. We can't wait to see what you will do! ♥"  Well, as much as I LOVE looking at other's vintage creations and marveling at them, I am not so good at "doing" vintage myself.  That being said, here is my "attempt" at vintage:

To my credit, the sentiment came from a set CALLED Vintage Christmas from The Paper Company!  :)  Again, I used my Spellbinder's poinsettia die, cut from "ivory" colored cardstock, and sponged the pieces with Frayed Burlap DI.  I curled the leaves and petals some with my tools, adhered them with Glossy Accents, and also added some gold beads in the center.  The base is the same ivory cardstock, the punched layer is dark brown to match the dp that is from Le Romantique collection from Graphic 45.  That is the "most vintagey" paper I have!  I gold embossed the sentiment with some Recollections Sparkle embosssing powder.

Well ladies, THIS is about as vintage as I get!  I hope it passes muster!  Thanks for having a look today, and as always,

Take care,


ETA:  I'm also entering this into Craftyhazelnut's September extra.


  1. You are rockin' that die cut ... and I love the design on the edges ... so very glad you joined us at jingle belles.

  2. Another wonderful entry for CHNC challenge extra for September - love seeing your Christmas crafting. x

  3. It is really nice to see a poinsettia in a colour other than red . I think you have captured vintage perfectly. Hugs Mrs a,

  4. well for someone who thinks they don't "DO" vintage, this is beyond fabulous, miss marie! and i think your papers and distressing really captures the prompt perfectly, without going too over the top! thanks for steppin' outside your comfort zone and joining our vintage fun at JINGLE BELLES! ♥



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