Monday, 27 December 2010

A Vintage Birthday Card

Hello everyone

I hope you all had a GREAT Christmas.

Today I am going to share a birthday card I made for my DH Michael a couple of weeks ago. He has a December birthday, so it is a good time to take a break from making holiday cards and create something especially for him.



For those of you that don't know, Mike is a songwriter - so I decided to use my new Music Note wheel and some images from Artistic Etchings, Notably Ornate and a scrap of Newsprint DSP. Oh and the background image is the Medallion stamp. My desk was really messy by the time I was done.

Now I have been waiting to play with these toys - sorry I mean tools LOL. I was lucky enough to have my name called by the Prize Patrol at Stampin' Up! convention in November. I was given both Artistic Etchings and the DSP, neither of which I owned. It was so exciting to get freebies. :)

I used a colour theme of Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso and Crumb Cake to create a vintage feel card. There was lots of use of the dauber and punches too. I used the Tiny Tags set too - see I keep remembering something else I used as I look at the picture!

Here is a close up.


I hope you like and I will be back really soon with a lovely SaleABration project.

Have a great day. 

8 comments:

  1. Oh! It is so beautiful.... I loved it so much & I am sure ur DH would fall in love with both the card & its creator..... I love that medallion stamp from SU! It is so beautiful & gives a project an elegant touch..... Wishing u lots of love & happiness, now & forever.... Hugs))))

    Ash...
    (http://hastkala-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  2. OH I like! This is beautiful, I love the details of your little tags.

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  3. You've used all of my favs and right now I'm crazy about vintage. I love combining stamp sets and yours is great composition. Now you can tell your DH you can compose also. Love the wheel. Now you've made me want it. TFS

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  4. WOW!!! So much going on on this card and I love all of it!!! Great job!!

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  5. Ohh....this is adorable, love the colors!

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  6. How beautiful. I love how you've used the Music Notes wheel and the vintage feel to this card. I hope that Michael had a wonderful birthday.

    Sara xx

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  7. Gorgeous! So many wonderful elements and I love how you incorporated them all together perfectly! :)

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