A Vintage Christmas

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Happy Thursday!  Central North Carolina seems to be in a bubble right now, as far as the weather goes, today and tomorrow. It is very warm and mild, not at all like much of the midwest to northeast is experiencing.  I hope everyone affected by current winter storms are staying safe and warm!  
The mountaineer girl in me wishes we would get even just a little bit of the snow.  But for now, I will have to settle for looking at my latest card here:

STAMPS: Image (Stampendous).
PAPER: Grey cardstock.
INK:Vintage Sepia (Versafine); Grayish Olive (Copics).
EXTRAS: Xmas Red Stickles. Snow White Dimensional Effect (DecoArt).

It's rare that the Hubs makes a suggestion on my stamp purchases but when he saw this holiday postcard stamp he bought it for me!  I'm so glad he did!  I love how this came out!

I bought the dimensional snow last year and hardly used it.  So I tried it on this card and love it.  It took me a bit to work it how I wanted.  It comes out somewhat fluffy but also wet. I applied it by using the tip like a pencil and then my finger to smear it around a bit.

It fits very well with the challenges at Just Us Girls , Papercraft Star and Sugar Creek Hollow.


Vintage Christmas Blessings!

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Marisa said...

Fabulous OLC! Love the snow and the postage stamp. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls.

Nancy said...

Fabulous indeed! Love the added snow and the holly in the corner! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at JUGS!

Sharyn Polesel said...

Well, I have to agree......fabulous card! I love the vintage look and the snow is so lovely! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

♥Jan♥ said...

What a gorgeous stamp, and how fun your DH recognized you in it. Thanks for sharing it with us and our readers at Papercraft Star!!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

I love that stamp and what you have done with it! The snow looks great and that pop of color with the holly is beautiful. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

the primitive country bug said...

Lovely card! I have that stamp as well and love it!!

Ros Crawford said...

Wow!! What a fabulous stamp and I love the snow ... a perfect take on our challenge ... so beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Papercraft Star!!

Arnhilds Kreative hender said...

A beautiful card. Love the details. Arnhild

Vicki Dutcher said...

Pretty vintage scene! Thanks for joining in with JUGS!

Jessi Fogan said...

I find q-tips work really well for adding the snowy stuff - and then you can just toss them, even better :) Or a paintbrush - but it dries like cement!
Love that your hubs picked this one out for you - it's gorgeous!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Your husband picked out a great one!! Love the snow! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Papercraft Star.

Deanne :)

Sue Lelli said...

Nance, you have created a winter wonderland! LOVE your snow drifts! PRETTY card! THX for playing with us at Papercraft Star!

Cathi ONeill said...

Gorgeous vintage card. Love the snow texture and your pop of color on the holly! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!

Anonymous said...

Very unique card with the snow texture and absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at Sugar Creek Hollow – hope you’ll join us again!
Amelia (DT Sugar Creek Hollow)

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