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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Pink Mitten Victorian Christmas Card

Coffee of the Day - Highlander's Grog (butterscotch and caramel flavor)


Today begins a new challenge over at Aud Sentiments Challenges, with a fun 'Anything Goes' theme. Our sponsor is My Artistic Adventures, a lovely Etsy store of digital print outs with a vintage theme.


I chose to work with the Pink Victorian Mitten files for my cards. it doesn't show in the photo, but these are actually file folder cards.

I first applied the Crafter's Workshop mini harlequin stencil to the folders and used white craft ink. pink glimmer mist was sprayed over the top. various elements from the digital file were fussy cut and distress before adhering to the folders. platinum stickles decorate some of the edges while frosted snow stickles was used on her muff. small dots of stickles accent the holly berries. I used a clear spica glitter pen to add garland to the tree.

Madison crochet lace trim from Really Reasonable Ribbon accents the tops of each mitten, bows made of baby pink seam binding are tied across the bottom, and little snippets of moss gingham were stapled to the uppermost corners. pretty poinsettias are from Michael's and were painted a pale shade of pink to match.

I hope you will join our fun challenge! and thank you so much for stopping by. :)
Jennifer


Challenges:
ABC Christmas - 'H' is for Christmas Hats (you can click on the photo to be taken to a new window to see the image closer if you would like)
Crafting By Design - ribbons and lace
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
House of Cards - color inspiration and/or use script
Sparkle Creations Christmas Card Ch - anything Christmas goes with optional photo insp.
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
Outlawz Twisted Thurs - anything goes with twist of fave color (PINK!!!)

15 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow these are wonderful vintage Christmas creation. Just adore all the old world touches.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

this is a fantastic card
Ginny x
My Blog As I do Rodos

Dotty Jo x said...

What a beauty! The HOC colours are just perfect for this style of card. Thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous work with us at HOC, Jo x HOC/DT

Elaine Stark said...

Lovely vintage style. Pretty colours. Elaine

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful card Jennifer, I love the vintage style of it. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Lisa DT

Bad Kitty said...

vey nice card!
have a great day!
hugs
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Sue said...

Hi Jennifer - These are gorgeous - I really like the vintage theme. Thank you for joining us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge.
Sue...xxx

Art Newbie said...

I love project! The printable is beautiful! Thanks for playing at TTCRD with us this week! Hope I will again soon!
Hugs,
Alessandra - DT

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

So many elements to enjoy on this lovely project . Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas card Challenges

JoAnn said...

Lovely cards with so many details. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges.

Carla Brooke said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing at A snowflakes Promise!

chrissy xx said...

I LOve the colours of your Vintage Christmas card..So many pretty embellishments too.
Thank you so much for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
Chrissyxx

Mynn Kitchen said...

The vintage feel you created here is just beautiful, Jennifer! I LOVE all the amazing texture, too! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Mandy LaCroix said...

Wow! Amazing creation! :)
Thanks for sharing it over at the ABC Christmas Challenge!

Merethe Arstein said...

Thanks for playing along with our challenge at House of Cards
Ma (✿*‿*) HOC DT
http://majaapia.blogspot.no/