Wednesday 7 July 2010

ABC Design Team Card Y is for You and Me

The jury is still out on this one. My husbands parents have been married 45 years this september,(I am trying to get ahead on cards) and I wanted a card that resembles a picture that has gone brown with age iykwim. I therefore used distressed inks in various shades of brown (lots of mixing) to paint the scene. The papers are Basic Grey Cappella such an adorable pad. I have added stitching to the paper edges and slightly distressed then and then inked them in bronze. The flowers are Wild Orchard Crafts whom are sponsoring the challenge and they have had gold stickles added to them. I hope that you will be able to join us.

Challenges (All linked on sidebar as per usual)
  • Allsorts - Crate a Scene
  • Sketch Saturday - Sketch
  • Totally Tilda - Chocolate and cream
  • Papertake Weekly - In stitches


Unknown said...

Hi Victoria,
This is adorable hun, I love it. The DP are fab and that ribbon is TDF. Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda.
Dawn x

Jo Nevill said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Vicky, love the BG papers you used (of course !) and I love the way you have coloured your image too with all the different browns. Your in-laws will be pleased with this one !

Thank you so much for asking me to be your Guest Designer this week and for the lovely words you wrote on the blog. It was such a pleasure.


Jo xxx

brenda said...

Hi Vicky

Beautiful, sure the in laws will adore it.

Thank you for joining in my create a scene theme at Allsorts this week and good luck.

B x

Riet said...

So beautiful card ,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Christine said...

Hi Vicky stunning creation love the aged look perfect thanks for sharing & joining us on our 1st Totally Tilda chall.

Hugs Christine xx

Jodi said...

This is an adorable anniversary card! I love the vintage look you gave it.
Jodi =)

Susie Sugar said...

Hi Victoria your card is a stunner darling
Thanks for joining in our first challenge at the Totally Tilda Challenge
Hugs Susie & the TT DT XX

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debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Vicky, love the sweet couple and great colours.

Juls said...

fabulous!! I love the sepia colour tones and the real vintage feel to this card!! Hugs Juls

Kirsten...x said...

Fabulous crad love the scene and the colours you have used are perfect...x

Thanks for joining us at allsorts this week hugs kirsten...x

Nicola said...

Gorgeous card and perfect take on our challenge Victoria. Your papers and soft colouration of Tilda and Edwin are so pretty.
Thank you for joining us at Totally Tilda.
Nicola -x-