Friday, May 4, 2012

Vintage Vogue

    I've just enough time for a quick post in order to be in time for this week's Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab World.  I happen to really love vintage and lace so, again, I had to make the time to play.

    Here's the inspiration/trigger:


   Wouldn't you just love to be able to touch these or even wear them?



   Here's the card I made:



   I really had a difficult time photographing this due to the sheerness and shinyness of the organza window and this was the best I could do. First I created the window on the front. The clear  stamp I chose (Papertrey Ink-Mega Mixed Messages) was inked with Versafine Vintage Sepia and stamped onto a square of organza. It was placed behind the window and sewn on the front along the edges. I also sewed around the perimeter of the card. A newer bit of white lace was added at the top. The bottom piece is a vintage bit I had leftover in my stash and it was just the right size for the card. I added a length of silk ribbon over that. It was then embellished with two paper flowers(which almost look pink here but they're a tan color), some vellum flowers and white pearls.

  Wishing you all a lovely weekend. Thank you for your comments-much appreciated.

                       " See the good all around you, even if you have to squint."

8 comments:

  1. Lovely card and take on the sketch! And thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your comment. It's very much appreciated.

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  2. Very pretty...

    Thanks for stopping by my blog... :)
    Happy Crafting.

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  3. So lovely! I live that it is so light and airy with its layers. A perfect take on the trigger. Well done!

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  4. another thing that we have in common
    lovely laces

    your card is stunning...the sheer greeting is the perfect touch!
    oxo
    p.s. your quote is perfect too!

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  5. All the lace and organza is just gorgeous!

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  6. Love your gorgeous card Miss Linda!

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  7. Wow Linda - what a beautiful idea - I love the organza window!

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  8. Hey Linda! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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