Jan 23 2010

Vintage Vogue – CCJC3

Every Saturday on the  Create with Connie & Julie site we issue a challenge. Our subscribers are encouraged to enter the challenge to win fabulous prizes!  Last week's challenge winners were Sue Beggar and Lori Watson!  Congratulations, ladies!

This is Challenge #3 for Create with Connie and Julie Occasions Edition!  Our challenge this week was using this sketch that I created with the Vintage Vogue theme.

I started with a base of Pale Plum cardstock and layered on Perfect Plum cardstock.  I used the Cottage Wall designer paper in the olive polka-dot print on top of the Perfect Plum, roughing up the edges with my Cutter Kit Distressing Tool.

For the background center piece, I ran a piece of Whisper White thru the Big Shot with the Finial Press Impressions Folder.  I layered it on Perfect Plum and distressed the edges.  I added the scallop edge along the left with a strip of Whisper White cardstock, punched with the Sale-A-Bration Scallop Trim Border punch.

I added more layers to the center focal piece with Pale Plum cardstock layered on Perfect Plum.  I stamped the vine image in Pale Plum over the Pale Plum cardstock, then used my piercing tool and mat to create the corner design.  I added a 1 3/8 circle punched from Old Olive, then tucked some Old Olive leaves made with the 5 petal punch (I sponged around the edges with Old Olive).  I stamped the large flower with Perfect Plum on Whisper White and cut it out and two smaller flowers with Pale Plum and cut them out.  The center of the large flower has a small flower punched from Trio of Flowers, then a Jumbo White Brad in the center.  The two smaller flowers have Old Olive Mini Brads in the centers.

I love the vintage feel and look of this card with the rough edges, the subtle colors and, of course, Stampin' Up!'s Vintage Vogue stamp set!


Stamps:  Vintage Vogue

Cardstock:  Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Old Olive, Whisper Whtie

Inks:  Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Old Olive

Accessories:  Cottage Wall Designer Paper, Finial Press Impressions Folder, Scallop Trim Border Punch, 5 Petal Punch, Old Olive Mini Brads, Piercing Tool and Mat, Cutter Kit, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals, Trio Flower Punch, White Jumbo Brad

Make sure to check out what the rest of the Design Team Members created this week on Create with Connie and Julie!

(Sorry…links to this week's challenge are fixed now!)

Julie Dinn

Mary Brown

Kerin Sylvester

Monika Davis


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4 People have left comments on this post

Jan 23, 2010 - 10:01:42
Marie said:

Connie – that's a great sketch and your card is beautiful.  Don't you just love Vintage Vogue!!?!?!

Jan 23, 2010 - 11:01:15
Diane McKern said:

Beautiful card!  I will be casing this one.  Thanks for sharing.

Jan 25, 2010 - 01:01:22
Cheryl said:

Love, love, LOVE it!  Fabulous job.  I'm doing a stamp camp with this stamp set next month and am looking for ideas – I found one!!  🙂

Jan 25, 2010 - 08:01:06
jmniffer said:

Your card is gorgeous! I can't wait to get my Vintage Vouge set and try this out. Thanks for sharing.