Thursday, October 18, 2012

Vintage Chic Thanks - DS74


New goodies arrived yesterday, and I couldn't wait to dig in to Heidi Swapp's Vintage Chic 8x8 pad -- talk about gorgeous! And this week's Deconstructed Sketch (#74) was perfect for the card I had in mind. In fact, so perfect it's going into my go-to sketch book pronto. Here it is:


For the main oval panel, I started with a Spellbinders Fancy Tags Three die-cut. On top of that is a Verve Mini Bookplate die-cut that I stamped with a heart image (light aqua ink) and a sentiment, both from Verve's With Love set. I embellished with some white paper flowers from my stash and some May Arts ivory string. Inking, distressing, stitching, and buttons complete the overall vintage look.



For more Deconstructed Sketch #74 inspiration, visit my amazingly talented teammates:


  • Amber Hight 
  • Arielle Gordon
  • Cresta Woodruff, Guest Designer
  • Donna Wardle
  • Jen Shults
  • Kadie Ensley
  • Lori Boyd
  • Sheri Gilson
  • Tracey Pickersgill


  • Jen has all the participation details, along with the entry widget, over on her blog. Hope to see lots of your fabulous creations this week!


    20 comments:

    1. Gorgeous Amy! I really need to try the vintage-y look more often! You make it look easy... until I try! lol!

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    2. Really great card and so beautiful colors!!!

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    3. Absolutely stunning, Amy! I love every gorgeous detail. Have a wonderful day!

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    4. Fabulous distressing and love that fancy label!! Gorgeous as always, Amy!

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    5. Just love everything about this – very creative. Wishing you a wonderful Thursday.
      Hugs
      Desíre
      {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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    6. This is Gorgeous, Amy! Love that scroll. Great take on this week's sketch! HUGS, kadie

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    7. Gorgeous card Amy. You do vintagey, distressed but still with an edgy, modern twist, beter than anyone else!

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    8. This is so pretty, Amy! I seriously LOVE that paper!!

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    9. Stunning Amy!!.... And yes the card is too LOL! Seriously, this is just beautiful Honey. Fantastic take on the sketch!! Xx

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    10. Fabulous card, Amy. I love your shabby, layered style - and those colours are my favourites. I'm so glad to have found your blog and Deconstructed Sketch - they're giving my creative mojo a much-needed boost!!!

      Thanks for popping by my blog to comment, too - much appreciated.

      Julie :o)

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    11. Amy, that is spectacular!! I have new paper on the way and I've got to clean up my desk so that as SOON as it arrives, I can get crafty!

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    12. Vintagy, classy, elegant...lovely! Always a perfect card :)

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    13. love what you have done with the sketch, such great dimension, pretty papers and lovely framing!

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    14. Good morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous, love your colours too hugs Pops x x x

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    15. Beautiful card! Love your blog. I'm your newest follower, and I hope you'll stop to visit and follow me too. www.stampandscrapwithbrenda.blogspot.com

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    16. Truly gorgeous card, love the colour palette and the vintage feel!

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