Saturday, January 13, 2018

Vintage Chilling

     I'm sharing another card with an image from Ching-Chou Kuik where I was lucky enough to win in two different challenges, one sponsored by them and the other as part of their FB blog hop.  I'm going to be coloring their glorious images for several days now.  :-D   Here's the first card I've done with one of my new images and I'll have another one later next week.


     I knew as soon as I saw this image that I wanted to do something fancy and vintage looking.  But it still needed to be flat enough for easy mailing.  I colored with ProMarkers, white gel ink, and a sparkle gel pen.  I cut the image with a die from Spellbinders.

     I used another Spellbinders die to cut the blue star dp, then used it to frame the image piece.  I found the lace in my stash.  It's one of those "have to have" purchases which get put away and forgotten so this is the first time I've ever used it.   Another "new" thing for my card. 

     The background paper is also new, purchased last week from the open stock papers at my favorite scrapbooking store.  I cut a 5.5" x 5.5" piece and put that onto the card front.  Then I added the lace and the double framed image.  I printed the sentiment and die cut it before adding it to the bottom of the image.

     I found a tiny scrap of thin, white, braided twine, tied it into a bow, and layered it onto the sentiment piece.  Finally, I used 3 sets of three pearls each (also a new purchase); one set on each side and one set at the top of the image.

     Challenges:
Ching-Chou Kuik
Crafty Addicts
Crafty Gals Corner
Creative Inspirations
Creative Moments
Frilly and Funky
Paper Shelter
Scrappy Land
Simon Says Stamp
Sisterhood of Crafters
Sugar Pea Designs

     Happy Crafting and thanks for visiting.  NanaConnie

19 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Connie, love the image. Have a great weekend.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Gorgeous! This is so pretty Connie. Love the vintage look and that beautiful lace. The image is a knock-out! Have a great weekend.
    Lynn

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  3. Gorgeous! What a pretty design! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Frame It’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

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  4. Beautiful coloring. It is so fun to win isn't it? Thanks for joining the fun at The Paper Shelter and good luck in the challenge and please join us again!

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  5. Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.

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  6. Gorgeous card Connie :-) the image is beautiful and I love the colours and vintage details, the whole design is stunning! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  7. The vintage-look linen is stunning and so is the image. You have made a gorgeous creation. hugs, Teresa

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  8. Beautifully put together, with fab colouring, die, paper and that never to be forgotten? lace.
    Faith
    x

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  9. Beautiful card. Love the colour combo.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
    ♥ Lena ~ DT

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  10. Beautiful card and layout. That lace is gorgeous!! Thanks for joining in the challenge at The Paper Shelter. Good Luck, Liz (:(|)x

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  11. Sweet image and frosty design! Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie Three is not a crowd challenge.

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  12. Gorgeous and beautiful card Connie thank you for joining us over on
    Ching Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration Challenge Blog
    Dianne xx
    DT for CCK

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  13. You colored this image so beautifully and I just love the lace layer - wow! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Frilly & Funkie! Big hugs, Autumn

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  14. So very pretty! Love the various shades of blue on the card.

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  15. Very nice love the colors
    Thx for joining Creative Moments Challenge
    Looking forward to se you again on next challenge
    MiaPuh
    DT member Creative Moments

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  16. Beautifully coloured in frosty tones! Thanks for joining us at SugarPea Designs!

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  17. awesome coloring!
    Thanks for joining us at SugarPea Designs!

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  18. Very pretty coloring! Thanks for joining us at SugarPea Designs :)

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  19. Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in The Crafty Addicts Challenge this time and good luck :)

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