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August 17th, 2010 · 27 Comments

Waltzingmouse Stamps August Blog Waltz

Here’s my attempt at a vintage/shabby chic card for the Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz! I had hoped to do some stitching on my card, but never got around to taking the sewing machine out of the closet. Distress inks and a texture fades embossing folder will have to do the trick!

I wanted to use this quote by Eleanor Roosevelt inside the Very Vintage Labels No. 10 frame as my focal point and couldn’t believe my luck when I saw this week’s Mojo Monday sketch. It was a perfect match!

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Afternoon Tea Sentiments, Very Vintage Labels No. 10 (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper: Pure Luxury Soft Sand, Ivory (Gina K. Designs); Close to Cocoa (SU!); Cappella (BasicGrey)
Ink: Close to Cocoa (SU!); Antique Linen, Bundled Sage, and Old Paper Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Ranger)
Accessories: Big Shot, Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Linen Thread, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); Tea Cup Charm; Labels Ten and Big Scallop Rectangle Large Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Regal Flourishes Tim Holtz Texture Fades Embossing Folder (Sizzix); Inkssentials™ Ink Blending Tool (Ranger); Copic Marker (E57)

Tags: simply delicious

27 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Pauline // Aug 17, 2010 at 4:21 am

    Beautiful card, love the little charm.

  • 2 erin // Aug 17, 2010 at 4:56 am

    Love that quote, nice detail with the tea cup.

  • 3 Clare Buswell // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:03 am

    Gorgeous card, I love that little teacup charm!!

  • 4 Julia Aston // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:11 am

    The framed quote looks wonderful on this Vera! and your DP’s are lovely!

  • 5 Beate // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Oh my goodness. Vera, this is gorgeous! LOVE everthing about this card. I will have to break down and get me some Waltzingmouse stamps. She has the best stamps to combine with Nesties.
    Beautiful card! Hugs and smiles

  • 6 Chrissie // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:49 am

    This is beautiful and the little charm is fantastic!

  • 7 Anya // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:53 am

    Very pretty, Vera! I love the little tea cup charm you used – so cute! Glad you could waltz with us today!

  • 8 Lorie // Aug 17, 2010 at 11:42 am

    Hi Vera: I love your card. Very pretty and the statement is so true.

  • 9 Jen Cuthbertson // Aug 17, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    I love your card – the colors are perfect and the teacup charm is adorable! Great job!

  • 10 Mona L. Pendleton // Aug 17, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    What a beautiful Shabby-Chic card Vera! Love all the layers, textures & that gorgeous sentiment showcased!

  • 11 Pat (mspfd) // Aug 17, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    You do vintage/shabby chic incredible well! I would love to see you do more of this style. Gorgeous card and fabulous take on the mojo sketch!

  • 12 Laurie Marmon // Aug 17, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    So lovely. You’ve done great work with the distressing!

  • 13 joanne (cardology,etc) // Aug 17, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    Got to mention that teacup charm…..fabulous touch. Your card is amazing.

  • 14 latisha // Aug 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm


  • 15 keva brown // Aug 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    What a fantastic card! I love the soft colors..really pretty!

  • 16 Janet B // Aug 17, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    This is nice…love it.

  • 17 Helen Berry // Aug 17, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    Wonderful card-really love this! Great take on the Vintage/shabby chic theme x

  • 18 Belinda Chang Langner // Aug 17, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    So pretty! Love the little tea cup charm! What a perfect touch!

  • 19 Cammie // Aug 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    Such a lovely card! The charm is a perfect touch.

  • 20 Kelly Schirmer // Aug 17, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    SO elegant, Vera! And the charm is SUCH a perfect addition! Love the colors and the layout, too!

  • 21 Tracey Cuccia // Aug 17, 2010 at 10:14 pm

    That little charm is SO CUTE! 🙂 This is a great card…the colors, the papers, all put together in a nice little package. Love it!

  • 22 Charmaine Stack // Aug 17, 2010 at 11:22 pm

    This is a wonderful vintage, shabby chic card. I love all the elements and they all work well together.

  • 23 Carole // Aug 18, 2010 at 1:16 am

    Beautiful card, good choice in the colors, everything is at the right place.

  • 24 Ren-Yi // Aug 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    hello Vera –
    this is just wonderful. i love how the quote is your main focal point. and the lil charm is just perfect. my sewing machine trick — allow it to have a permanent spot at the dining room table 😉

  • 25 Heidi S // Aug 18, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    Vera this is beautiful!! Your design is so striking. I love that quote!

  • 26 Lisa Hjulberg // Aug 20, 2010 at 2:47 am

    Oh so beautifully done! I love the charm!

  • 27 Lee // Aug 21, 2010 at 1:16 am

    This is a very pretty card.