Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Vintage Christmas

     I wanted to make a Vintage looking Christmas card today.  I found this stamp in my drawer with my other Christmas stamps. It is from Sugarloaf.         I used distress ink (Frayed Burlap) on the entire card.  The doily i even distressed with frayed burlap.  The lace is some that i got from a yard sale. The crackled paper is from a Christmas stack i bought from Hobby lobby. I used Ranger crackle medium for the image and then tried to distress the cracks with ink. I used my Cricut for the Snowflakes from the "Winter Wonderland" cartridge.
     Alina had a horrible first day of school she said.  She couldn't get her locker open one time by herself. She said that every class was boring because they went over the same rules in every class and she hated the chicken sandwich for lunch.  She was in tears and very grouchy.  Not getting any sleep the night before because of nerves did not help.  She got up much better this morning.  I'm going to pray that her day is wonderful today.


It's all about Vintage-Anything Goes
Shopping our Stash-#13 Your Weakest Link? (Tim Holtz products-i want them all.
Try it on Tuesday-Anything goes
Make it Monday-#50 Anything goes
Ooh la la-#86 Christmas
Mark's finest Papers-#68 Distressed
The Secret Crafter-#147 Christmas
Sugar Creek Hollow-Vintage Christmas
Simply Create-#50 Distress
Charisma Cardz-#32 Distressing
ABC Christmas-Q is for Quote
Truly Scrumptious-#63 Lace
2 Sisters-#52 Sketch
Stamps & Fun=Creativity-#60 Monochrome
DYSU-#32 Emboss

Thank you for stopping by.


  1. Gorgeous vintage card. Love the image and great embossing.
    Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU xx

  2. Thanks for joining us at It's all about the vintage


  3. Love the vintage look...lovely Christmas card.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

  4. gorgeous creation and perfect for our Christmas is Coming Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have new candy if you are interested.

  5. Thanks for joining us at It's all about the vintage


  6. This is gorgeous - I love your vintage!

    Thanks for joining us over at ABC Christmas for our 'Q for Quote' Challenge.

    I hope Alina had a better day in school today :)

    Carol x

  7. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us for the Do You Stack Up Challenge Blog Embossing Challenge! Please join us again for the next challenge!


  8. Oh wow, what a gorgeous vintage Christmas card! I love the neutral color palette! Just wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

  9. This is really beautiful :)
    Thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage.

  10. Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

    Hugs Nadell

  11. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the colours you've used and the design also. Thanks for joining us this fortnight at Truly Scrumptious. Hugs Michele x

  12. This is just lovely. The lace and doily are outstanding and the snowflake is superb. Beautiful work. Thank you for playing along with Speedy's Friends Challenge. It is a pleasure to come visit and see your work. Hope you can play again with us next week!

    Bear Hugs,

  13. I love vintage christmas-cards! Thank you for sharing this with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY.

  14. Fabulous! love it!

    Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas for our 'Q for Quote' Challenge this time! you can enter as many times as you like too!
    hugs Samantha :0)

  15. I ADORE your neutral color scheme for this holiday card, and love that Weathered stamp in the background. Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends this week!

  16. This is gorgeous! I love the vintage look! Thanks for playing along with the ABC Christmas challenge!

  17. A real vintage look to this card love the crackle affect and layout its a real beautie.

    Babs x

  18. OMGosh this is one adorable card, fabulous image its just perfect for our challenge this week,

    Thank You for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 147 Christmas Is Coming
    I hope you join us again next week,

    I also have a little bit of Calorie free Candy if you are interested

    Good luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget :0) x.

  19. Gorgeous card. I love the monochromatic look and all the wonderful embossing. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.

  20. This is lovely Deonna!

    Thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage and Simply Create. Hope to see you soon again!

    Hugs, Sande xx

  21. I love your crackle paper and that sentiment is so lovely....beautiful card.
    Thanks for playing at Sugar Creek Hollow this week.

    Patti SCH/DT

  22. So pretty! Love the soft color theme! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  23. Such a lovely vintage Christmas card. Love all the details and texture. Hope your daughter ahs a better second day at school. Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday and have a great day. Angela

  24. Oh my goodness - this is absolutely breathtaking. What incredible work you put into this vintage beauty and with such fabulous results. Gorgeous work. Thanks for playing in the Sugar Creek Hollow challenge this week.

  25. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at SFC…....


  26. Wonderful vintage feel! Love the crackles!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica ;)

  27. Beautiful card - love the vintage feel!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Chalenge!
    Helen x

  28. Fabby card, love the style... and your embossing, Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge this time, Samantha :0)

  29. Fantastic card! Great take on the Quote Challenge. Thanks for playing along with the ABC Christmas Challenge. We will have another fun one for you tomorrow! We hope you will play along again.
    ABC Christmas Challenge DT