Sunday, January 13, 2013

Old-Fashioned Fun...

I have a short-and-sweet post today with one more card to show you from last week (but yesterday was a very productive day in the Korner, too...I'll have several new projects to share with you next week!).

When I made up this card, I was in the mood for something old-fashioned and almost Victorian in style.  So I pulled papers in muted but strong shades of aqua and purple, added lots of pearls and faux-pearl accents, and used dark ink and cream paint to give an aged and distressed effect around the edges.

I punched the vintage rose image into a small oval shape, then layered a couple more oval die cuts beneath it...adding some lilac faux-pearl trim with a Viva Decor Pearl Pen...

After tea-dying the scalloped lace, I cut it into a couple different pieces to layer beneath the vintage image, adding some Kaisercraft mini pearls to the flower centers along the top of the lace...

Patterned papers:   Crate Paper On Trend collection;  Prima Almanac collection
Dies:   Spellbinders Floral Ovals, Classic Ovals Large, Ironwork Accents border;  My Favorite Things Royal Leaves
Vintage rose image:  Dover Publications      Lace:      Paper rose:   Wild Orchid Crafts
Lilac mini pearls:   Kaisercraft      Viva Decor Pearl Pen-lilac

Thanks so much for visiting today!  I hope your weekend is turning into a fun's a football weekend in this house, so lots of at-home things are happening while the games are on. :)


  1. Beautiful card! Amazing colors and the lace is stunning!

  2. Hi.. This looks amazing, very vintage, very elegant!

  3. So many pearls!!! I love it!!

  4. Ohhhh...I just love vintage elegance! And, this is one elegant beauty! Very stunning effect what you did with the lace and placement! Gorgeous paper, dies, and pearls! It's one of my it!!!

  5. This is simply gorgeous, love all the layers and 'vintagey' bits. Hugs, Katy xx


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