Sunday, April 9, 2017

Classy Vintage Lady Birthday Card





Hi, Friends.....

I am here to share a fun card I made especially for a couple of challenges:


1. Paper Crafter's Corner Magazine Monday Challenge Week 169 - This is a last-minute (almost literally!!) entry into this fun challenge.On Mondays, we are given a vintage magazine cover to inspire us. This week we can draw inspiration from any part of the cover. I chose the swanky lady and the "horns".

 



2. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday. This is in honor of their Wednesday Challenge's 8th Birthday!! They have EIGHT prizes up for grabs this week, so be sure to join in.

Here's what I made:




For my card, I used a classy vintage woman from the Graphic 45 Times Nouveau collection. Instead of "horns", I used my Memory Box - Gwyneth Flourish with lots of tendrils and a piece of the rose gold cardstock from my DCWV Mercury Glass Stack . LOVE!! My sentiment is from the Altenew - Label Love stamp set and stamped in Versafine - Majestic Blue ink. The patterned paper is a scrap from my stash. I inked the edges of my panels with Distress Ink in Walnut Stain.

That's all for now. Thank you for stopping by. I especially appreciate all your kind words on my recent guest designer cards!!!

<3
Janis


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Paper Crafter's Corner Magazine Monday Challenge Week 169
2. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday

10 comments:

  1. This is so gorgeous! Such a classy lady and I love the design and colours of your card! xxx

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  2. Wonderful vintage card Janis! The image is so elegant & looks lovely against the deep blue.
    Thanks for joining us for our special 8th Birthday Challenge at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

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  3. Very nice card Janis, vintage is always great, IMHO!
    Congratulations on your latest wins!

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  4. Love that royal blue background. It pulls out all the other pops of blue. Nice!

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  5. This is so classy . I love the look you have created. I didn't know you had so many cats either. I bred Persians for a good many years and had 21 here at one time. Booking them into the cattery each yr for their holidays was a logisigitcal nightmare. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. Pretty retro card--beautiful blue!

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  7. Another beautiful graphic 45 design! I love the deep blue background which gives a simple elegant look to your design, and the die cut flourish really pulls everything together perfectly. As for that photo of a woman and her cats...hahah! Not the most graceful of poses and not sure how much the cats liked it!

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Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis