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Friday, April 20, 2012

Sketch -blues, whites and browns

My inspiration for this card I got from a sketch at Frosted Designs. I am sure that I will use this sketch  several times in the future!

I wasn't planning to go for a vintage style when I started out, I meant to keep the card rather clean, and I think I ended up with a result somewhere in between...

I have used three different design papers, flowers, lace, ribbon and a metal butterfly. The image is cut out from a design paper, the text is stamped.




I enter his card into the following challenges:
1) Frosted Designs -Sketch #16
2) Crafts and Me - #80 Vintage
3) Prairie Fairy Fridays - #77 Anything with Flowers
4) Paper Pretties - Card for Girls
5) Make it Monday - Anything Goes
6) Whoopsi Daisy - Anything Goes
7) Paper Sundaes - Anything Goes
8) Craft Your Days Away - #42 Metal
9) Shelly's Images - Anything goes

17 comments:

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Well, what every style ... it is just gorgeous Pia!! Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Scrappin Thread said...

What a lovely card! The colors are so soft, it makes the woman almost ethereal. Thank you for using the Frosted Designs sketch! Please join us again next week. Beverly

Joanne said...

What a luscious vintage look, so soft, feminine! Beautiful image and papers, they go together perfectly and the flowers and butterfly are the perfect finishing touches. Beautiful! So glad you played along with us at Frosted Designs. Aloha.

Tracy said...

This is lovely Pia! I really like the elongated shape. I don't vary from a square very often although I love shaped cards. Very pretty combination of elements and design. Thank so much for visiting my blog. Hugs!

Lori said...

Stunning creation, love the image, thanks for sharing with us at Prairie Fairy Fridays, we're happy to have you!

Brenda Brown said...

A gorgeous vintage card Pia, I used that image too recently.
Enjoy the weekend.
hugs {brenda} xox

Lisa M said...

Well Pia, you've created a gorgeous card here. I love the curves the die around the sentiment and the floral spray is lovely with that tiny bow and the crocheted lace is superb. A fantastic image you've highlighted as well. :)

Thank you so much for linking up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Lisa xx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Beautiful vintage card, love the monochromatic look as well.

I saw your link on MIM, I'm number 162 this week.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Lizzy Hill said...

Gee, Pia! You are a busy bee with your card making....I loooove your style, too. Especially the 'vintage' looks. That butterfly is gorgeous, too:) And congrat's on the Leibster award ~ what a FAB endorsement of your skills:):):)

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Your card is gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with our challenge at WHOOPSI DAISY this time!

Bettina L. said...

Dette var nydelig vintage design. Liker godt sommerfuglen og blomsterarrangementet. Tusen takk for at du deltar hos Whoopsi Daisy og lykke til. Håper du blir med oss igjen på mandag. Klem Bettina GDT medlem

Julie said...

I love the vintage look - isn't it funny how cards don't always turn out the way you intend - this happens to me all the time!

Thanks for joining us a CYDA for our Use Metal Challenge!

Julie x

Annette Witherspoon ♥ said...

Wow, Pia. This vintage card is so pretty and elegant. Thank you so much for playing in the Frosted Designs challenge.

Stampalicious said...

this is beautiful card, thank you for joining our challenge at Frosted Designs, hugs, martina

Karen Letchworth said...

Hello, Pia! Your work is very vintage and beautiful. I would love to see more of your beautiful work, and hope you will stop by my challenge blog and play along when you can. I'd love to have you join us.
Many blessings to you,
Karen L, Blog Owner
www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

sara said...

beautiful so soft and pretty thanks so much for joining us at crafts and me this week
hugs sara x x

Amanda said...

Adorable, I love the vintage style! Thank you so much for joining us at Shelly's

Amanda
Shelly's Images DT