Monday, April 26, 2010

Just Add Vintage

I love the "vintage look" but I never can quite get it right, but I would like to keep trying so this was a great challenge to play along with. Here is my entry:
I used a stack of stamp sets, en francais, a kind word, baroque motifs, pocket silhouettes, inspired by nature...I think thats it? My colours are mostly very vanilla, basic black and creamy caramel. I apologise for the shadow but it is late in the day and if I leave it till tomorrow...well, then it starts to get crazy again and my post will never see the light of day! Hope you have had a great long weekend!

And on a non stamping note, my daughter Logan is participating in her schools Jump Rope For Heart program and reaising funds for the heat foundation. If you would like to sponsor her, she would appreciate it ever so much, she is so stoked that she has already raised over $100. Here is the link, anything over $2 is tax deductable too :)

15 comments:

Scrapin Mel said...

I like the effect you have created with the two tone flower, its gorgeous

Philippa said...

This turned out lovely. Nice finish with the pearl.

Bronwyn Eastley said...

The lace, pearls and collage effect make for a great vintage card. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

Liam said...

Oh this is just beautiful as a vintage card. I think it will be a winning entry.

Liam

Danielle Daws said...

Wow - all those stamp sets work so well together! Beautiful! Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!

Leah Renee said...

sooo cute and whimsical! i love the overlaying with the differeent stamps...i think the shadow lends to the vintage feel too!

Robyn said...

I think you got it right this time!!! Gorgeous!

Kristy Young said...

You have mastered the vintage look, this is sooo vintage and gorgeous I love it!!
Kristy xx

Amanda xx said...

Oh my gosh Leonie where do you get the time? Another gorgeous card. Loving the flowers :o)

Amanda xx said...

Leonie you don't have to publish this comment - just wanted to to say go Logan! Went to her page and she is adorable in that pic!

Leigh said...

Lovely vintage card Leonie. Love it. Good luck to Logan.

Debbie Pamment said...

I reckon you've mastered vintage with this beauty! I too love the look but find it hard to achieve - may pinch some of your ideas!!!

Wish Logan luck for me - have sponsored her with pleasure!!!

xXx

Jen said...

Wow. This is gorgeous. I think you've definitely captured a vintage look. I've always been afraid to try this look too, but I recently bought some Tim Holtz stuff at the craft store. He's all about distress, grunge and vintage so maybe you can experiment with some of his stuff. I've been trying and it's not so bad!!

Butternut Sage Designs said...

hi Leonie! I looked at your card and gasped at how pretty it was and then I read your post and said Whaaat is she talking about! You did the vintage thing proud here girlie...just lovely!

Hugs
Donna

Christine Blain said...

Leonie, this is really lovely. LOVE all the over-stamping you've done, and the flower is gorgeous.