Feb 26, 2014

Vintage-y Love :)

Another Valentine card for today, a shadow box card with a vintage color scheme. This card technique and vintage style is my first time try. Hope you like it.

White, cream, black, brown, light mint green,kraft are the shades i have played with.
Made a shadow box with cream CS and mint green pp whose edges are distressed with momento rich cocoa are added on the outer frame. A square frame is cut from pattern paper which has music notes, is added as inner panel and to it added a heart diecut from same pp, is with stamped florishes and its edges too sponged with rich cocoa.

All the flowers are handmade. Florishes, roses, mum, are diecut from various dies  and distressed and dry embossed to make these. To add bit interest to the CLD tropical flourish, added a single petal flower with stryofoam ball centres. Big roses are made from Gardenia strips and small roses bunch are made from Memory box fancy blossoms and of course, single petal flowers too. Big bloom is from CLD sunflower die. Leaves are from olive branches.

Sentiment too is stamped on music note pp diecut, which i hope goes well with the sentiment saying :)
A small CLD butterfly and few pearls, rhinestones are added as final touch.

Hope you all like it...Your comments and visits are much appreciated.


PP - Handmade memories 12/12 stack, Papermania Christmas tidings
Dies - CLD sunflower die, CLD gardenia die, CLD tropical florish, CLD small exotic butterfly, CLD olive branches, Memory box fancy blossoms, Itsy Bitsy Heart Thinlits and Venetian Label frame.
Sentiment - Fiskars
Dye - Momento rich cocoa, Archival black ink

Challenges entered:

Cheerylynn Designs - Diecut flowers ( used CLD sunflower die (big bloom), CLD gardenia die (big roses), Memory box fancy blossoms (small roses and single petal flowers)
(CLD tropical florish, CLD small exotic butterfly, CLD olive branches, )   (W I N N E R)

PPS- All about Love

IBS blog hop - flowers

Lulupu -Try something new (Vintage Style and Shadow box card technique is new to me )

BGC - Love is in air


  1. It doesn't even look handmade Sathya! What a beautiful creation!

  2. Sathya, this is truly lovely. Great color combination and wonderful flowers. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

  3. Very pretty card extremely unusual shades ...


  4. So pretty Sathya.Your roses look gorgeous. I love it.

  5. What a beautiful card, Sathya! I really liked the unique color and your gorgeous roses. I think you have perfectly captured the vintage feel on the card!

    Thank you so much for playing along Lulupu #26 and Best of Luck!

  6. Such a beautiful shadow card. Like your colour palette you used too.

    Julie x

  7. Stunning! Love the colors and all your details. Thanks for joining us at IBS.

  8. Such a gorgeous card and colors! Your flowers and butterflies here are so elegant and pretty! Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge this week at Cheery Lynn Designs!

  9. This is gorgeous! LOVE the simple color and the wonderful elements you used! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! :) HUGS and happy weekend! Mynn xx

    PS: I would love for you to pop by my blog (On a Stampage)--I've got blog candy! :)

  10. Absolutely gorgeous card, Satya!
    Loved your unusual choice of color. All die cuts are so beautifully arranged on this card!
    Thanks for joining us at Lulupu Challenge # 26

  11. Gorgeous is the word !!!
    such an elegant card !
    Thank you so much for playing along Lulupu # 26 and Best of luck!

  12. wow so vintage and awesome
    Thanks for playing with us at BGC

  13. wow...very pretty card in such subtle hues !
    Thanks for playing with us @ BGC :)

  14. Wow! Love the fetlock this card!! Thanks for playing along at BGC!


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