Saturday, September 19, 2009

16 Something different for me

~~~~~~~~ how fun... this card is going to be in Scrapstreets Mag November issue ... I'll be able to put the picture back then~~~~~~~

Though I've done many vintage print cards in the past, I had gotten away from them with the surge of digital designs. I had an anniversary card to make and thought I'd go back to using a vintage flower print. I did my usual printing of a few copies, cutting some parts out to be used as layering for a 3D effect. With this one I decided to give the print itself a little more texture and used my Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder and debossed the print and the parts to be used for layering. I kind of like the effect... what do you think? Then I embossed the background paper with a different Cuttlebug folder and added some stitching, finishing it off with some dew drops and a gold butterfly.



Materials:
Stamps: none, vintage print
Ink/Color: printer
Paper: Kodak photo paper, Bazzill
Misc: Cuttlebug machine and folders, sewing machine, dew drops, gold butterfly



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16 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful!!! I love how layered prints turn out, and the embossing over it adds an extra nice touch! Love it!!
    (Don't suppose the print is an online one??)

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  2. Thanks so much, Esther! I appreciate your kind words and your taking the time to comment!

    This particular print is from a CD from www.lunagirl.com . Lots of lovely images! I've have several of her CDs.

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  3. Holy Moly, this card is gorgeous! So detailed and elegant. This is one of the prettiest cards I have ever seen. Beautiful :)

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  4. Cindy, this card is quite lovely. Your vintage cards were how I found and fell in love with your work. It's so nice to see one pop up again!

    Susan

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  5. This is gorgeous and I really love the effect the embossing adds to the images!

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  6. Oh my word how gorgeous is this Mz Cindy you have some awesome eye candy here my friend love all of the texture and the flowers are so yummy nothing but CLASS.

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  7. Wow...how is it that EVERYTHING you create is so absolutely beautiful? It is incredible! I thought I'd seen a lot of beauty within these blogs but yours completely takes the cake!! I'm in awe of such perfection! WOW!! Absolutely spectacular and I kid you not! WOW!

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  8. Wow........you knocked this one right out of the park....STUNNING. The butterfly embellishment is the perfect touch....Simply Elegant.

    Hugs....Brenda

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  9. Beyond gorgeous my friend! I am so in love with this card Cindy! Every detail is exquisite and the butterfly adds just the right amount of bling.

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  10. What a great idea. Love how it looks, beautiful card.

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  11. This is Stunning Cindy!! I luv the embossed touch!!

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  12. This is absolutely beautiful Cindy!
    I love your creativity! The embossing detail is amazing. I love everything in your card!
    :)

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  13. Cindy, I've always been a big fan of your vintage cards. This is just spectactular!! I love the way you debossed it with the swiss dots folder. The image itself is really beautiful and even more so with the flowers popped up. Just a beautiful piece of work!

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  14. Beautiful card. Love the pretty print and the embossing... great 3D effect. TFS.

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  15. I love the added texture. And the flowers are beautiful!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to let me know what you think! It means a lot!

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