9.13.2012

Across the Miles:

Good morning all - here we are at Thursday, and tomorrow is Friday - yipppeeee!!

I decided to get cracka-lackin' on my Christmas cards, so you will be seeing a lot from.

I started with this The House Across the Bay freebie (look for it here).  To mix it up a bit, I like to print out my vintage digis on patterned paper.  I used some printed book paper to give it a fun and different look.  You could practically change the look every time!

I added a few postage stamp stickers (the one below is part of the paper).  But the ones above around the edges are "older than the hills" stickers.  They came from a kit I bought about 10 years ago!
Card Ingredients:  The House Across the Bay digi, DCWV Timeless Type and My Mind's Eye Home papers, Recollections cardstock, Tim Holtz Frayed Burlap ink, Kaisercraft pearl brads.  Tools:  sewing machine, Oval Nestie, Making Memories edge scraper.


I made this vintage Christmas card for the following challenges:  Simon Says - trendy, jingle belles - going postal, lil red wagon - hexagons, Digi Haven - month long freebie, Merry Monday - sketch:


Well that is it for me today - have a wonderful Thursday and thanks for the visit!

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16 comments:

Ros Crawford said...

Such a lovely card Deanne

Terry said...

Ooh, I like so much about this card! The vintage feel, the book pages and stamps, the stitching, and especially the main image. It's beautiful! Thanks for adding it to the Merry Monday challenge.

Hugs,

Terry (FD)

lauren bergold said...

what an ♥amazing♥ and lovely C&S christmas card! i looooooooove vintage vibe and the soft touches of distressing; it's a great version of the gorgeous sketch, as well! thanks for "going postal" with us this fortnight at JINGLE BELLES! :)

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow, this is stunning! I'm such a sucker for anything vintage and this one is really rocking my boat. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven and hope to see you back again soon xx

Wendy said...

Beautiful card, Deanne! Love the vintage feel to it along with the cute image and pretty pearls! Nicely done!
Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

~amy~ said...

yahooooooooo for friday!!!!!!!

i.love.your.card.

Jeannie said...

What a great idea to print on the patterned paper! This is just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Digi Haven.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love the detail on this card! The stitching and distressing look great! Nice take on the theme too! : )

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Annette said...

Wow, another card so different to anything else I've seen. Love the image and the huge brads.
Annette
xx

SmilynStef said...

Why have a never thought of printing digital images on patterned paper ... what an awesome effect ... and I love all of the wonderful details of your design ... gorgeous. So glad you had some Postal fun with us at Jingle Belles.

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh, this is one gorgeous vintage Christmas card. So many beautiful details to feast my eyes upon! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

Rosanne said...

Lovely shabby chic card! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

cheiron said...

Lovely look by printing on patterned paper. Great card. Thanks for playing along with the "We're so trendy" challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Bonnie said...

I love this skating image and those brads are gorgeous, Deanne! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

Notes by Nina said...

Very nice card, the image is wonderful. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Dana said...

Very vintage. Thanks for playing at Digi Haven.
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