Thursday, 31 January 2019

Looking Back


I don't do vintage style very often, but I do have one stamp I love and it is perfect for the Double D Challenge "Looking Back in Time".


To go with the old-fashioned image, I used vintage colours and some lace.

I stamped the image on watercolour paper with Distress Oxide Vintage Photo - I used the Oxide ink rather than the regular Distress ink as it gives a sharper image.

I pressed a few colours of mini Distress inks on a palette and watercoloured the image with them. The Vintage Photo from the original stamping blended in with them a bit, making the colours seem even more vintage.

I pressed some Vintage Photo on my mat, spritzed it with water, and ran some lace through it. It came out darker than I wanted but I went with it anyway.

I went over the snow on the umbrella and in the sky with a Quickie glue pen and then added Rock Candy glitter for a bit of subtle sparkle (sorry, I couldn't capture the sparkle in my photo).

Thanks for stopping by!




Supplies:
Stamps - Crafty Individuals
Ink - Distress Oxide Vintage Photo, various Distress mini inks
Paper - watercolour paper, tan and PTI Vintage Cream cs
Size - A2
Accessories - SU lace, Distress Rock Candy glitter



7 comments:

  1. Beautiful Susan, love the vintage colour palate you used on such a pretty image :)

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  2. Gorgeous vintage card, Susan. You have done this image proud! xx

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  3. You nailed it! Beautiful vintage stamp and you brought it to life with your gorgeous watercolouring. xx

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  4. Gorgeous vintage style card with a great image and love the way you did the lace too x.

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  5. What a precious image! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Looking Back in Time’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  6. WOW, LOVE what you have created for our fabulous challenge this time of LOOKING BACK IN TIME. Thanks for your entry and good luck in the draw @ DOUBLE D
    {aNNie}Designer for Double D challenges


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  7. Oh, oh, oh! I love this! You did vintage beautifully, Susan, and that's such a darling stamp. I'm excited to see your card in our Double D challenge!

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