Saturday, May 31, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends - Vintage


Happy Saturday everyone!  Despite issues with toes and a watery eye that creates havoc with fine detail work today's card was finally created!

 Speedy Fox & Friends challenge this week is to create a vintage style card.  I never tire of how my creative process works!  Today's card began with a totally different plan and morphed into this!  I started by opening one of my favorite paper stacks.  As I flipped through the pages out fell a pretty MFP image I had stamped awhile back but didn't use.  I thought it would make a great vintage card until I looked at this week's SCS sketch challenge, SC490.  The image didn't work with the sketch as it was rectanglular shaped but I wanted to play along with the sketch so I placed the image once again unused, back in the paper stack and gave some thought to which MFP image I wanted to use.  As I was playing with the papers for the sketch, I remembered that I had heat embossed on vellum, several MFP butterflies for a card back in April and only used one of them.  Viola!  A card was born!


A quick inside, I stamped the butterfly a bit off the paper and used a sentiment from Hum Along.

You can find all the details on the challenge and see fabulous inspiration from the DT at Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge!

I am entering:

My List:
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps a HC - Today, Tomorrow and Always and Hum Along
Paper: MME Lost & Found Two - Blush, misc CS


11 comments:

  1. Angie,
    Very pretty, elegant and wonderfully feminine.

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  2. Arsenic and old lace.......perfect vintage...............Lis

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  3. Laughed reading about your creative process - mine goes like that too sometimes! Love the end result. Have a good weekend.

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  4. Angie, your card is beautiful. A great choice of paper and layout. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  5. I argue with myself sometimes in my creative process. I have people who don't craft ask me where I get the ideas for my cards. Most of the time it is just small talk. I doubt they would want the 15 min. explanation on how I had no idea when I started and this is what I ended up with. I loved reading about your process. The doily and butterfly make for a beautiful vintage card.

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  6. Very vintage looking papers and the doily REALLY makes it vintage. Love it!

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  7. Oh, Angie, I'm sorry you are still struggling with your toe and now your eyes! Praying it all gets better soon! But...we'd never know you were struggling with this beautiful vintage card! I love it, and it's perfect with the soft colors and the wet embossed vellum butterfly! The doily adds the finishing touch! Beautiful, sweet friend! And I agree with MariLynn above about reading your process...definitely a delight! Tender hugs and praying to healing!

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  8. Oh, I love the pink bg with the sweet little flowers, Angie!! The doiley looks lovely and the butterfly is stunning!! Love the lo of the card. Beautiful!!

    Have a lovely Sunday!!
    Hugz

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  9. Gorgeous, beautiful card, love how you've used the doily and the butterfly.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  10. Angie, the inside of your card is as beautiful as the outside! Thank you so much for your visit to my blog.

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  11. This is gorgeous Angels! Love all the pink!!

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