Saturday 19 June 2010

Vintage Children's Christmas Card

Good afternoon to you all out there in blog land.  As I mentioned in my last post, I was heavily into the distressing and was creating a vintage piece. 
 So with stained hands today as forgot to put my gloves on to finish this. Here is another Christmas Card for my continually growing pile.  
This I have made using a mat gold card, cream card and some lovely papers that I cannot remember the name of.  The lace from a local department store the old style lace not the clean white stuff.  Pearls from stash.  Flowers from Hobby Craft this time, leaves from a punch I bought from Running With Scissors and the image from the WWW. I used my white gel pen to create the faux stitching around the image.  Aren't those children just adorable.

I am entering this card into the following challenges.

Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Whose theme is Very Vintage

Bah Humbug - Whose theme is A Child's Christmas

and finally

ABC Christmas Challenge - Whose theme is Mistletoe or Wine and stitching real or faux (they are also half way through the alphabet so are celebrating with a blog hop)

Anyway must rush as got to go to the fishing shop and buy some bits for Matt who is at a fishing match tomorrow, must keep him sweet so I can craft again tomorrow :)

Hope you are looking after yourselves and once again thank you for the lovely comments, especially the funny pirate ones recently from my last post.

Happy Crafting one and all

Hugs Kate xx


Kellie said...

Oh wow Kate, this is absolutely STUNNING! The amazing vintage detail, WOW!
Hugs Kel x

Kellie said...

Oh wow Kate, this is absolutely STUNNING! The amazing vintage detail, WOW!
Hugs Kel x

sam21ski said...

Ooooh Kate this is lovely xxxx

Annie said...

Gorgeous card - beautitful image and a really lovely vintage theme.
Ann xxx
Bah!Humbug! DT

Sue said...

Hi kate
aww a beautiful card, lovely image, luv the lace detail, have good nite,sue.x

Phyllis said...

Such a beautiful card. Love your image.

Michelle said...

Oh this is just so pretty! You made one awesome vintage Christmas card - thanks so much for joining us at CSAYL this week!

The Wired Angel said...

Your card is so 'down right crafty'.. what a darling card you created. So glad you could play along with us at Christmas Stampin' this week. I hope you will come back again and again to share your talent. Hugs, Peggy x

Max said...

The image is absolutely adorable and I love the addition of the old lace. Thanks for sharing at Bah! Humbug! this week.

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Judie H. said...

I do love your creation, very vintage and a joy to look at.

Maria said...

Oh my gosh! Your card is absolutely beautiful! It's definitely vintage. The image, the lace, the paper. . .perfect for a vintage look! Thank you for playing along with us at Stampin All Year Long Challenge! Hope you'll play along again!


Jodi said...

This turned out great!! I love the image and the lace you added to make it look vintage!! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Stampin' all year long!!
Jodi =)

Annie said...

a beautiful vintage Christmas card. thanks for joining in with us on the ABC Christmas challenge and good luck with the blog hop!
hugs, annie x

Jayne Hayward said...

This is really nice. I love the vintage feel you have used. Thanks for joining in with us on ABC Christmas Challenge.

Jayne xx

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge!
Helen x

PS - good luck with the blog hop hidden candies!

Lacey Stephens said...

What a great card!! I love the sweet vintage image!! Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog for the blog hop. I can't imagine how funny that must have been to see your father in your mum's dressing gown!! Thank you also for playing along with our challenge!
ABC Christmas Challenge DT

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