Friday, August 28, 2009

It's beginning to look a lot like...

I know it is probably too early to think about Christmas, but as someone who is always late sending out cards, I thought I may as well start getting in the holiday spirit. Now that I am back into cardmaking, I want to start a nice stash of Season's Greetings! This card was created using the delightful sketch on the challenge site PaperTake Weekly. Using cool greens,cream and gold and peppermint reds, this vintage styled card is entered in the Colour Create challenge. I printed the image, which is from an antique postcard I found in a dusty old store in Traverse City, MI, about three years ago, onto teastained muslin. The fabric is from my stash, and I distressed the golden paper that is matting the picture with my edger.

Papers:Webster's Pages, Flair Designs, Crate Paper
Embellishments: Vintage postcard image, fabric, muslin
Inks: Ranger Distress ink


craftypagan said...

This is so gorgeous! I just love your style so much! Those papers are yummy too! Your cupcake card from the other day really made me smile-I read it in google reader and thought I'd commented but obviously hadn't! Your kiddies are adorable! Looks like they had lots of fun licking the bowl! Love Rowena

scrappyjan said...

Krissy!!!! This is just beautiful!! I see that you are really doing the card thing now and I love it sweetie!! I see that the boy's are getting so big and they look to be handfuls of FUN!!!
Thank you for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
hugs, janny

Sharon said...

Wonderful card Kristen. I love the way you laid it out, the papers are gorgeous but Wow! fantastic ribbon. Thank you for sharing your card with us. Thank you for joining us at Colour Create.
Sharon xx

Dawny P said...

Wow your work is just amazing!!! This is fabulous chick. You did a great job with the sketch and the colours and papers are just gorgeous :) Thank you for joining us at PTW - hugs, Dawny xxxx

Dena said...

You have such a wonderful style! This vintage card is gorgeous!!! Everything just works so perfectly together! Thanks for joining us at Colour Create this week. I hope you enjoyed the challenge! Hugs, Dena

Cardmaking Galore said...

This a one sweet card - well done and bdw your blog header is just gorgeous

Cardmaking Galore said...

Really lovely card and bdw your blog header is gorgeous


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