Feb 04 2008

Vintage Nursery

Published by at 5 58 am under Baby Cards,Stampin' Up! Projects

This is a card I did a few weeks ago for Jami’s swap and we couldn’t post until the swaps were out. I still haven’t received my box, but I am so anxiously waiting!!! Thank you girls!!! I called this Vintage Nursery because these colors look so vintage to me – this makes me think of vintage baby. I had to use the colors from the Boho Westcolor schemein the SU catalog and Nursery Necessities. Here it is:

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The base is Chocolate Chip, witha Purely Pomegranate layer on top and then the white panel, stamped with Pretty in Pink using the Floral background stamp, edges lightly sponged to finish and soften. I used the corner rounder with the guard removed to create the scallop and used the Crop-a-dile to punch the holes.

The moon is stamped in Craft Regal Rose and embossed with Iridiscent Ice. The inner circle is punched out with the 1 3/8″ punch and the outer circle can be punched with a 2″ punch (non SU) or cut out with the Coluzzle. It is then mounted onto a 2 1/2″ circle (again, using a non-SU punch or the Coluzzle). On this Pomeganate circle I stamped a few stars in the same color ink, outlined with a glue pen and sprinkled on Dazzling Diamonds. The star is stamped onto white paper with Chocolate Chip ink, classic, as I didn’t have Craft. Then to emboss it with the Iridescent Ice, I firstpunched it out andthenI had to smoosh it into a Versa Mark pad, and it worked great!!! The sentiment is also from Nursery Necessities. The ribbon is the Chocolate Taffeta!!! I LOVE this set!!!

  • Stamps: Nursery Necessities, Floral
  • Paper: Chocolate Chip, Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White
  • Ink: Pretty in Pink, Purely Pomegranate, Chocolate Chip, Versa Mark, Black Stazon, Craft in Regal Rose
  • Accessories: Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder, Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Taffeta Ribbon, Star Punch, 1 3/8″ Punch, Coluzzle, Corner Rounder, Crop-a-Dile, Sponge, Dimensionals

That’s it for tonight!!! A little SU gift set of some sort is next on my list, and then some Flourishes new releases soon to come!!! Can’t wait!!! Thank you so much for stopping in!!!

13 responses so far

13 Responses to “Vintage Nursery”

  1. Jerri Jimenez says:

    A gorgeous baby card Sharon! Wow, those are hard colors to work with for a baby card and you pulled it off to perfection.

  2. What a delightful creation!! I love it all, Sharon! Alas, I was in a different group, but I’m tickled to see this here!

    ~Bev

  3. flossie says:

    This is so pretty, love the colors you used on this card, not the normal, but it is so Victorian, very pretty.

  4. Dawn E. says:

    Love it Sharon! Wonderful colour choices!!! Thanks for the tip on the circle and moon 😉 I’ll jot that down so I don’t forgot!

  5. Janine says:

    This is gorgeous. I LOVE the colors.

  6. Yosha says:

    Just beautiful! Awe jeez now I want that star/moon set!

  7. Charmaine says:

    OH is this GORGEOUS!

  8. What a wonderful baby card, Sharon! Absolutely perfect layers and everything else–so well done. Yes, I’d say these colors give it a vintage look. It’s just beautiful!

  9. Dawn Marie says:

    I LOVE IT!!!!Beautiful card!!TFS

  10. joyk says:

    Absolutely beautiful baby card………..love those colors, burgundy particularly says vintage to me and love the floral background….it seems to enhance most anything!

  11. wow – this card is so out-of-the-box creative – I love how different and urban-like the colors are – nicely done!

  12. Laura says:

    Stunning! Love the colours you chose, and the sparkle is beautiful! Love your stuff!

  13. Rose Ann says:

    Oh, wow…I bet everyone in the swap was thrilled to receive this!!! Wonderful!!

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