I created a card for today’s Bring Back Beautiful Challenge. Sorry that it is a bit later.

For my sample I used the Pansy image from the Year In Flowers stamp set. It was stamped in Rich Cocoa Memento Ink on Neenah Natural White cardstock and colored with Copic Markers (R81, R83, R85, YG63, YG67). The cardstock was cut with Classic Oval Nestabilies and sponged with Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress Ink.

Another piece of Natural White cardstock was cut and embossed with the Beaded Oval Nestabilities and sponged with Vintage Photo Distress ink. The image was adhered to the beaded oval with dimensionals.

The card base is a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Neenah Classic Cream cardstock folded in half. A 3 1/4″ x 3 13/16″ piece of Webster’s Pages Petite Pages was adhered to a 3 13/16″ x 5″ piece of Webster’s Pages paper. May Arts Lace was adhered underneath the horizontal strip and both layers were stitched to a 1/4″ bigger piece of Natural White cardstock.

I colored a piece of white May Arts Silk Ribbon with Copic Marker R83 and tied the ribbon around the horizontal layer. The sentiment is from Flourishes Tag Lines stamp set. It was stamped in Rich Cocoa Memento Ink on a tag cut with a retired Spellbinder die and sponged with Vintage Photo Ink. The tag was tied with Waxed Linen around the ribbon bow and topped with a button. Latte Kaisercraft Pearls finish off the card.

Be sure to pay a visit to the design team members to see what they cooked up with a vintage flair!

Have a wonderful day! Hugs and smiles

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

34 Responses to “Vintage Beauty! …. a little late”

  1. This is so stunning, Beate!

  2. Gorgeous! I really love the way you did this card!!

  3. WOW!!! Beate, this is exquisite!

    Vicki

  4. Oh what a stunner Beate! Perfect coloring and paper choices! Hope you are feeling better soon lady! We’ve had terrible colds at our place too!

  5. You blow me away every time. This is beautiful Beate. I love that SB die. That bunch of flowers take center stage on your card. 🙂
    Hugs~

  6. This is so lovely!! Thank you for sharing it with us all! 🙂

  7. Oh, Beate, this is stunning!!

  8. *GASP* Beate, this isn’t just beautiful, it’s STUNNING!!! Your colouring is EXQUISITE!!!

  9. Happy New Year Beate!!! Your card is gorgeous!!! Love the rich colors and your coloring!!! Hugs ~S~

  10. Love love love this vintage beauty….such great inking, colouring and colour choice….very inspiring Beate! xL

  11. Your pansies are colored so beautifully, and your card is GORGEOUS!! Happy New Year, Beate!! ☺

  12. WOW Beate! Your card is gorgeous! You really brought life to those pretty flowers!

  13. for some reason my post was made to the post prior to this one…please read…althoug it applies to every post you make 🙂

  14. This is so pretty! So ready for another Copic class.

  15. Well, this stunning beauty was certainly worth the wait! OMGosh your coloring is outstanding. LOVE your card, Beate!

  16. This is sooooooooooooooooooom pretty! Love your work!

  17. This is gorgeous..What a beautiful coloring job Beate.. Great job.

  18. Beautiful..love this set! Fantastic coloring.

  19. Betty your coloring takes my breath away! Absolutely STUNNING~~

  20. Hi Beate!! This is really gorgeous!! Your coloring is always beautiful!! HUGS

  21. This is so beautiful. Your coloring is just stunning. Welcome back you were missed.

  22. Beate, this is stunning. You are SO good at the vintage look. So happy you are back – I’ve missed you! Hugs…

  23. Beautiful, Beautiful card.
    Jean McGee

  24. Beautiful coloring and framing, love your tag w/button!

  25. Gorgeously rich colors!!! Beautiful!

  26. Beate, this is GORGEOUS! The colors, detailing, coloring, and my fav Webster Pages dp! Stunning card!

  27. Ohhhhhh, those flowers look alive! Gorgeous, Beate! Happy new year!

  28. this is so elegant, Beate! your coloring on the flowers is amazing, girl! love love this! thanks for the inspiration. Happy New Year to you and yours. All the best wishes for 2011! =)

  29. Stunning creation, Beate! Wow! Love the softness you created with the sponging and that button detail is FAB!!!

  30. What an absolute stunner — as usual — Ms. Beate! love the colors you chose and the antique feel you gave to those beautiful blossoms!

  31. That is one stunning card, Beate! Beautiful!

  32. wow!!! This is stunning!!

  33. Wow, this is stunning!

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