Sunday, January 24, 2010

Card Patterns

Hello everyone.  How are you all doing today?  I wanted to make a feminine card for the sketch challenge over at Cardpatterns.  I am a girly girl at heart, and anything with pastels and frills is right up my alley.  Funny thing is...I won't wear anything too girly or frilly.  Wierd?  I like my home decorated in the vintage shabby look too.  I collect teapots and tea cups and display them on crochet doilies.  My Mother-in-Law quilts and I have many of her wall hangings hung and table runners on my tables.  I just love them and the way it makes everything feel cozy.
 Anyway, on to the card.  I did make it my own a little.  I made the card 5 1/2 by 4 1/4 instead of square, and moved the circle up just a little.

This is a picture of my favorite tea cup and sugarl bowl on one of those beautiful quilted table runners.
Cardstock: PTI ~Vintage Cream/ Grey and Pink~Wausau
Patterned paper: Amy Butler
Stamp: Practicing Creativity
Ink: PTI~Chamomile/distressed edges &
      Versa Magic Chalk/ Black& Pink Petunia
Die Cut: Amy Butler for K and Company
Ribbon: from bridal section at Target
Lace: Spare Parts
Button: unknown
Grey die cut: Cricut ~Storybook cartridge
Twine: May Arts

Thanks for stopping by,


Laurel said...

What a beautiful card! I so love that paper and your paper piecing!

whoistracy said...

Beautiful Heather! I love the card but love your teacups more! LOL I used to collect vintage teacups but it's been years and have since donated most to Amvets.

lynn said...

sweet card-love your teacups!

Margaret said...

Hi, I love the vintage childrens' image, like from an old kindergarten book. I too love all things old, -lovely romantic teacups you have-, I just wish I had more space to put everything :)

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

This is just beautiful Heather!!!

Lea L. said...

This is precious Heather! I love that cute vintage image!


Anonymous said...

Hey, I like your stuff...especially the wish big card on your last post.
This is my first visit to your blog...come visit me too...follow if you like,,,I'd love to have you!

Chrissy said...

so pretty - love the paper piecing you've done here!


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