Thursday, August 18, 2011

365 Cards Day 171 - Vintage Plus Pink

Well, I have made 4 out of 5 cards so far for the 365 Cards Vintage Week! I still have to do yesterday's, which was Vintage Plus Blue. As soon as Pam told me about the challenges, I knew what to make for today's challenge! I am in love with this pink and gray paper from Authentique called Uncommon. I snagged a 6x6 pad at my LSS when it first came in. (I know, it's not Graphic45, but it's pretty anyway!)


I used black cardstock to make all the paper pop. The border is from Spellbinders (LF-002 Creative Book Pages Two) and all the chipboard items are from Maya Road. I inked all the chippies with black Clearsnap ink, except for the needle which I inked with Clearsnap silver pigment ink.


I covered the dress form with paper and trim. I used some twine for the ribbon spool and needle. I think I got that from Really Reasonable Ribbon. They have a nice assortment pack. To create the "fabric swatches" I cut the paper with Spellbinders Postage Stamps die templates. The other fun thing I did was to hang the sentiment off the little chipboard hanger!

Well, there you have it - Vintage Plus Pink!

Remember - I am giving away a prize pack to one lucky commenter this week! Leave a comment on any post August 14-20 and I'll draw one name to win this prize:


1 8x8 Boardwalk Pad
1 Set Magic of Oz Stamps
1 Kraft Policy Envelope
1 Package Metal Tag Staples
1 Package Flower Staples
3 Packages Want2Scrap Bling (not pictured)


Also, Barbara, who won the prize from the Graphic45/Want to Scrap Blog Hop has not contacted me! Please do so, Barbara, before the end of day August 20th!

Supply List:
Cardstock: Bazzill, Neenah
Designer paper: Authentique
Chipboard: Maya Road
Ink: Clearsnap (fluid chalk, pigment, decades)
Stamps: Gina K
Baker's twine: Divine Twine
Trim and pins: Fabric store
Die templates: Spellbinders Paper Arts
Adhesive: Scotch 3M (ATG, foam tape), Glue Dots, liquid glue

24 comments:

  1. what a stunning card!!!! LOVE your mix with the pink that looks great!!!

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  2. What a great card Gloria! I just LOVE your style.

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  3. This is gorgeous!! I love the dress form!!

    Hugs,

    Mila

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  4. Oh wow! I really love this card! My favorite color combination - pink, black & grey, my favorite style - vintage, and my favorite accessories - sewing! Thanks very much!...Nancy :o)

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  5. Oh boy, this is so beautiful Gloria! I just love all the chipboard elements!

    Majo

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  6. I do love how the black makes everthing pop. Just lovely.
    Jackie

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  7. Perfect!! Congratulations :D

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  8. Great card! I love all the elements you used. And aren't you happy to have new paper to play with!

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  9. What a fantastic card! ~ I love all the details ~

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  10. Gorgeous card! Love that paper.

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  11. Gloria, this is a really NEAT card. The papers are fantsatic, and the black makes everything POP.
    While I was looking at the lovely dress on the dress form I had a flash-back..... to when I had a few curves like that...Oh well back to the subject.
    Good use of the twine. Good job.
    With Love Judi

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  12. Wow Gloria, I haven't been by your blog lately and decided to see what stunning creations you were making. Talk about great timing! I got to see your awesome card with my fav look - vintage - and my fav color - pink! To top it off, you are giving away awesome goodies! How cool is that? lol I am going back and looking at your last few posts now (of course!), and see what other amazing things you've done. : )

    Blessings, Lynn R.

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  13. This is gorgeous! The black is perfect! So loving that fabulous paper.

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  14. You are just absolutely the queen of vintage :-) This card is gorgeous!

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  15. Love this retro chic card. Especially the stick pin embellies. Gorgeous....

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  16. I love all the details in this card, the colour combo is beautiful and the sentiment on the hanger is adorable. Really, really sweet card!

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  17. Love the card! Thanks for the opportunity to win the prize giveaway too.

    http://debrapate.blogspot.com

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  18. Love all the elements on this card. Great idea to cover the dress form with paper. And love how you added the trim at the waist. Beautiful! I made the vintage plus blue this week.

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  19. Okay, that is just darn cute! Love the little need and twine. FABBY - great colors as well. I just found out about Authentique papers and I love THEM. Also love the word stickers they have. A-MA-ZING. Thanks for sharing your project it is perfect!

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  20. Pretty! Pretty! Pretty! That's what it is! Love all the little touches you have used.

    ~ Ü ~ Hilda

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  21. Oh this is really divine!! I found you from 365 cards and I'm a new follower :) Love your style :)

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  22. Love it, Love it, Love it!

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  23. Love the pink and grey card! Really love your style!

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  24. Oh my giddy aunt Gloria - this is just gorgeous! I love your DP and am loving your vintage touches! Gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration and the opportunity to win this divine giveaway! {{{hugs}}}

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