Thursday, January 13, 2011

Love and Vintage . . .

 . . . go hand in hand in my book.  Because I LOVE VINTAGE, I'm always attracted to that soft, sweetness of the images, lace, cherubs, ... well you get this picture!

Today I have a sweet, vintage style image from Nana Vic Digitals to create with and here's what I've come up with.  I've also lined the envelope with the matching Making Memories designer paper to satisfy one of the challenge below.

I have used a combination of Whisper Strokes markers and Prismacolor markers for my coloring of this image.  The satin ribbon is Offray and I've used another combination of flowers that were laying around on my craft table.  I have used Quickie Glue and Deco Art Glamour Dust on the wings of the cherubs.  Here is a close-up of the card itself.  Isn't this a fun digi image?  Be sure to pop over and see all the wonderful images available at Nana Vic's.

Challenges this card fits are:
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Things with Wings
One Stitch at a Time - Love & Valentines
Sentiment Sunday - Sentiment and Anything with Wings
Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Wings
Stamp Something - Use a digi
Wags & Whiskers - Valentines
Just Us Girls - Line a Matching Envelope

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One more creation I'd like to quickly share with you is a TAG I created for the NEW TAG CHALLENGE over at Joan's Gardens each week.  Today I decided to make this lovely VINTAGE TAG that can be used for any lady's gift.  

The background paper used is Webster's Pages (purchased at Joan's Gardens) and the image is Crafty Secrets.  Embellishments are Wild Orchid roses (purchased at Joan's Gardens), Basic Grey Opaline pearls, Peel-Off butterfly sticker and Darice ribbon.  I have used Tim Holtz Linen distress ink to distress the edges of the image & tag.  Hope you like it. 

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by today!  I can't express how much I value your support and opinions!  Thanks Everyone!!



  1. I love vintage too!!! Beautiful card and I love the tag too! Your creations are gorgeous!

  2. Stunning creations! I never get that old feeling to my vintage. These are really lovely.
    Love n hugs,

  3. Oh wow Darlene these are both gorgeous! I love the vintage feel to both!!! I am working on vintage... I love it just don't always do it well! These are gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ! Hope to see you again next week too!

  4. Gorgeous! Hope all is well with you and your family!

  5. Gorgeous projects, as always, Darlene! I especially love the layered flower on your card. Stay warm!

  6. Such a sweet little card Darlene and your staging is wonderful. You tag - gorgeous, beautiful, fantastic - is that enough? Love them! Hugs, Dru

  7. A great entry for our love & Valentines challenge at OSAAT this week, good luck, love Jacky x

  8. Beautiful image and gorgeous paper! The card is fabulous.

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

  9. Wow Dar this is amaaaaaazing - so pretty. I just can't get my head wrapped around vintage very well but you do a lovely job! Thanks so much for playing along with JUGS this week. We appreciate your participation and your support.

  10. Love the vintage effect ,,,woww,,,,, the, colors, and all over these amazing flowers Darlene.

  11. Lovely card and tag. Love the vintage feel of both projects. Thanks for joining us at SS!

  12. Hi dar! How are you! well i hope. i love that card, the image with the cerubs are so beautiful,looks fun to play with. i love all the colors on your card. thanks for joining us at OSAAT. just to let you having a blogaversery candy on my blog, if you wanna join in. can you believe my blog is soon 1,jihuu. hugs

  13. Oh my how stunning! This is gorgeous Darlene. I love vintage and this is absolutely perfect. Such beautiful colors. Great photograph of it too!

  14. These are both so beautiful Darlene!! I just love the dp on the card and your colors. The tag is so vintage and beautiful.
    Thanks for joining the Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge this week!

  15. What beautiful projects you created! Love cherubs in the first card! Beautifully depicted! The tag is exquisite as well! Thanks for joining us at SS! Amy

  16. Wow. These are gorgeous. You really can create beautiful vintage items. I'm coming around to vintage -- thanks to Joan and you.


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