Thursday, 21 August 2014

Shabby Birthday

A vintage style birthday card using the sketch at Inspired by Stamping.  I stamped and die cut the labels then inked around with Antique Linen distress ink, same with the punched flowers.

Cardstock - 6" white square card blank, white snippets
Paper - Prima Nature Garden
Stamps - Inspired By Stamping Fancy Labels 2 and Small Fancy Labels 18 (sentiment masked off and stamped separately)
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Tim Holtz Antique Linen Distress Ink
Dies - Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 2
Punches - Nellie Snellen Floral Embossing Punches
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, glue dots
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars compact stamp press, sponge dauber
Other - crochet lace

Inspired By Stamping IBSIC#85 - sketch
Inspired By Stamping August Customer Gallery Contest
We Do Doobadoo Challenge 12 - Shabby Chic
We Love Vintage Challenge 30 - Flowers
Red Carpet Studio Challenge 76 - 16 Candles/Birthday
Tombow August Challenge - Birthday
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge 42 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge 49 - Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
The Artistic Stamper August Challenge - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Pixie's Crafty Workshop: Snippets Playground Week 138
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August Challenge - Always Anything Goes
DL.Art Thankful Thursday August Linky Party

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.



  1. lovely card and image thanks for sharing with SBBC this week Rachel dt

  2. Lovely card Jenny! The monochrome is so effective and it's lovely to see how you've been using the gorgeous background papers.

    Hugs, Di xx

  3. A nice card Jenny!
    Lovely vintage paper and lace did you used!
    Thank you for playing along with WLVC
    Best regards,

  4. This is lovely Jenny. I love how you have twisted the centre sentiment. Very clever. The colours are gorgeous.

  5. This is so pretty! LOVE the vintage feel and the fun way you layered the die cuts! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! :) HUGS! Mynn xx

  6. This is soooo pretty Jenny! Off to share it on our FB page! Thanks so much for joining us! Hugs, Joanna

  7. Fabulous card great design hun love it and thanks for linking up at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this weeks hugs Judith DT

  8. Lovely card Jenny, nice colors and vintage-feeling at your card. Thanx for joining us at WLVC. Have a nice weekend, Plony

  9. What a beautiful card Jenny. I love the paper you used. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  10. Beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at Red Carpet Studio!

  11. Lovely vintage feel. I love the touch of lace across the front. Elegant and charming. Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  12. Lovely card you made, thanks for sharing on WLVC.
    gr. Liesbeth

  13. Beautiful card Jenny! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Artistic Stamper.
    Alison x

  14. Love this CAS monochromatic card, Jenny! Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week xoxoxo

  15. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Suzy's Bees. Good Luck.

  16. Really effective, love the monochrome look and it's really elegant.
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It and
    The Stamp Basket.

  17. Beautiful. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge with your super crafting - hope to see you again soon x

  18. Such a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Inspired by Stamping. I hope you have a wonderful week. Hugs, Shan

  19. Love your gorgeous vintage take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Inspired by Stamping.