Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Vintage Kids

I recently received this Collage Sheet from Ignacio at Nicecrane Designs and couldn't wait to create with these cute images.  I haven't decided if I want to make these creations into a 'SET' for sell at my next craft show or, just show them individually.  Heck, I might just keep them for myself they are so cute!

The collage sheet is titled "Vintage Cute Kids"

 I have used the sketch from the current challenge at Perfect Sentiments Challenge and the sentiment is from a Hero Arts stamp set.  Design paper is from My Mind's Eye - Lime Twist and the border is a Martha Stewart punch.  

 The design on this card is a variation on that same challenge sketch at Perfect Sentiments Challenges.  For the challenge you need to use THANK YOU ... but I thought this Hero Arts sentiment worked better with this image.
The background for this card was made using the Sizzix (TH) brickwall embossing folder on white paper then sponging over it using TH Peeled Paint and Frayed Burlap distress inks.

 I'm NOT an animal lover  ...  but how cute is this little kitty!
I thought this scrap of dp matched great with the flowers on her #5.  Sorry, don't remember the mfg.  possibly K&Co.  It's a 2 sided paper.  A combination of paper flowers & prima flowers ... along with the MS leaf punch created the embellishment.

 I actually had this base card w/MS vine border laying on my worktable from sometime through the holidays.  I simply added the image, sentiment & MS butterfly.  Quick & Easy.

Last by not least ... how adorable is this little couple??
'Water' dp from JoAnn's makes the perfect backdrop for these cuties.  I just HAD to use the Morex Corp. Sweet Petites polka dot ribbon (which matches her little swim suit) as my accent.  The dolphin stickers came in a $1 beach pack from JoAnn's (had them for years) and my sentiment if from the See D's stamp set called Fun In The Sun.

There are actually eight (8) images on these collage sheets to create with and they are pre-colored (that's a time saver in itself).  Pop on over to Nicecrane Designs and check out all the fun & unique images, collage sheets, designer paper, etc. that Ignacio has available.

Qualifying Challenges:
Perfect Sentiments Challenge - Thank You w/sketch
Clearly iStamp - Birthday
Fairy Tale Challenge - Something Easy
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Animal - Birthday



Jennipher said...

These are all just fabulous! I love your take on our sketch! Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment.

Crystal said...

WOOOWEEEEEE Darlene these are FABULOUS gf!!!! Love these darling images!!!! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and I hope 2012 is the BEST for you!!!!

Jeremy and Samantha said...

Darlene I love all your cards, these vintage kids are so cute Thanks for joining us at the Perfect Sentiment.

Sarah Bennett said...

Very sweet cards! I love the vintage images. Your interpretation of the challenge is very well done. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!

Pauline said...

These are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing with us at the Card Crafter's Circle!

Jenée said...

Such sweet images. I can see why you were excited to get started using them for your cards. Thank you for joining us this week at Card Crafter's Circle.

Scrappin Abby said...

Hi Darlene..your cards are just adorable. I love vintage myself : )
Thanks for playing along with the Perfect Sentiment : )

Margaret said...

All of your cards are fabulous. So cute. Great take on the Perfect Sentiments Challenge. Thanks for joining in the fun.

Sassy said...

So cute... love these images! Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment.

Lana said...

These are so adorable love how they turned out!! I can see why you wanted to keep them for yourself!!

Nicecrane Designs said...

Absolutely gorgeus Darlene....so adorable, so cute,,,so funny.... You did really a stunning work,,,,there are no enough words to say Thanks....... using my picts,,,to create these gorgeus cards

Bianca said...

What a lovely project! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Guylaine said...

what a great package of card. Images are so beautiful! You're really a pro to make them nicer!
thanks for playing with us at Fussy and Fancy Fridays