Thursday, March 25, 2010

Hoppy "Vintage" Easter


If you haven't figured it out by now, I am so EXCITED to have discovered VINTAGE IMAGE CRAFT. No I am not getting paid or on a Design Team for VINTAGE IMAGES, but just for being on their newsletter, I receive FREE IMAGES from time to time (quite often actually) and I thought some of my readers may be interested. Seriously is that bunny not fantastic? I used this image again last night in a frantic rush to meet my Fussy & Fancy Design Team obligation but you will have to wait until tomorrow (Friday) to have a peek at my Fussy project.

After I printed, I inked the edges, roughed them up a bit with my fingernail then I dabbed bits of paint here and there. I didn't realize until after how appropriate the paint was since the Bunny is Painting the Egg. The ribbon was a basic cream color until I brewed a cup of tea and tossed it in. Not bad huh? That ribbon is just the first of several little fabric projects that I have been experimenting with so stay tuned for my pillow case transformation.
CHALLENGES I USED:
Pile It On: Furry Friends (bunnies count)
Little Red Wagon: Inspiration Photo (I was inspired by how feminine, the blue and the dust ruffle)
Cute Card Thursday: Dimension (I used lots of layers, ribbon and the heart border is actually raised by bending it up a bit)
Fab 'n' Funky: Favorite Technique (mine are distressing and creating my own embellishments)
Our Creative Corner: Easter
C.R.A.F.T.: Easter
My friend Nina from Crafting in Croatia is celebrating her one year Blogoversary and this is the sketch challenge that she has posted for a Fantastic Prize Package.
............Supplies I used..............
Image: Vintage Images.com
Stamps: Paper Trey Ink (limitless labels)
Ink: Stampin' Up (close to cocoa)
Cardstock: Paper Trey Ink (aqua mist, blush blossom, lemon tart, white)
Patterned Paper: K&Co (bailey), Stampin' Up (tall tales)
Ribbon: Stampin Up
Tools: Martha Stewart edge punches(lace doiley, valentine lace border, scalloped polka dots), Marvy Uchida (yellow scalloped circle

22 comments:

Piali said...

Wow!! this is lovely ..you're so great with Vintage cards. love it.
Hugs~

*Vicki* said...

Oh this is just GORGEOUS!! I love the Vintage style image and your distressing with the ink is awesome!! TFS! HUGS

Robin said...

Your cards are fabulous and I absolutely love your vintage style! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Take Care - Robin

Helen F. said...

Absolutely Stunning, Justine! Love your vintage Bunny....he's a handsome one :o) Thanks for info on Vintage Images too.

Eiglas said...

This is super Justine! Proper Easter imagery (non-religious) indeed!
A lovely, nostalgia-provoking card!
Thank you for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T this week!
Hugs,
Eiglas
x

my5bratz said...

gorgeous image, thanks for joining us at FnF :0) Ginny

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

hey bella! this IS gorgeous. never heard of them either so i'll be checking it out. love the vintage look!

hugs :)

Pat (mspfd) said...

Hi Justine! This is a drop dead gorgeous card. What a wonderful Easter vintage postcard. You did a fab job combining this wonderful image with the perfect embellishments. Everything works so well together.

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous Justine! I love when you do vintage!!! great job with punched borders!!!
Hugs & blessings, Maria

Erin Smetak said...

Awesome card! I love how you incorporated those different edge punches! They work so well together! Nice paint job too!!!! And thanks for the Vintage Image tip! I'll have to check them out! You know me and vintage!!!!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

I am loving these Vintage images!!!

Heidi said...

OMG this is wonderful, I must tell my friend about this she is looking for vintage rabbit stuff.

Rosanne said...

Gorgeous card! I love the vintage look!Thanks for playing along at Little Red Wagon!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh this is GORGEOUS.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Cheryl Walker said...

awwww Justine this is DARLING hun, I love it!!!! and very vintage, my favorite!!! :)

Hope you are doing well sweetie!!! Thank you for the tip on the Verve challenge :)
Hugs to you,
Cheryl

Chris said...

very lovely bunny, I love vintage too.

LuLu said...

Georgeous - great favourite technique to have too. Many thanks for joining in with "Fab'n'Funky" challenges.

Lou
x

Mina said...

gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous Justine, I love that beautiful vintage image and ts perfect for Easter
Mina xxx

Georgia Ehrmann said...

This is gorgeous with your vintage image and your wonderful coloring! Hugs,
Georgia
P.S. I hope your holiday was relaxing!

Trimgym said...

Lovely card and image. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge again and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Annie said...

cute card! thanks for joining in with us at CCT this week.
hugs, annie x