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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Vintage GateFold?

This week the challenge at Sweet Stamps is :GATE FOLD CARD


Each week we choose a winner from the challenge to win a $20 Shopping Spree at Sweet Stamps towards your purchase of rubber stamps. You can use any stamp for your card but if you use a Sweet stamp you receive two entries in the challenge.
Remember, you can only enter the challenge one time, those using Sweet Stamps images will get an extra drawing in the challenge. Please limit the amount of challenges to 10 (including ours)  You must link back to us in your blog post.
This card was changed several times until I arrived at this design...lol
Kraft paper was used for the card base. I had this herringbone paper in my stash.
Ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon
I decided to stamp my favorite image and color with Copic markers.I fussy cut and then used Liquid Glass to make a bubble design. Then my friend told me it should be cracked. So it was cracked and ink distressed.  The image was also distressed and a razor blade was used to semi-cut the are close to the flowers.
The image was matted on a Spellbinder shape and accented with Pizzazz Aplenty pearls in red.
On the inside I used a sentiment and Baroque corner . This was all matted on that patterned paper.
Did you notice I rounded the corners also?
I finally can say I like this card much better after all of that.

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9 comments:

  1. This is so gorjuss, love the cracked effect and it looks like a mirror reflection on the right side(my rightside,lol),love it!!
    lotsa luv

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  2. very pretty. like the colors. windy here too. not moving out of the house - even the mail will wait til tomorrow!

    sent a pkg off to you yesterday. be on the lookout! and NO i did NOT wrap anything. don't you know my middle name is L-A-Z-Y????

    hugs :)

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  3. Oooohhh so gorgeous! I love that crackle effect on the oval..
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  4. awesome fold and great stamps and papers, you;re so talented Dawnie!

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  5. Beautiful card Dawn! Those flower embellishments are so pretty!

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  6. What a unique way to color and finish off the Wild Rose. The crackle effect it really different.

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  7. It's beautiful -- which is only what I'd expect of you!!!

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  8. Wow Dawn this is quite magical, that image on the front look fantastic, the colours and design look perfect and I adore vintage big time
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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