Christmas, Part 1 – Vintage

December 20th, 2013

These are the cards I made for the girls at work.  They wanted traditional, and I decided to go with square cards this year.

Vintage Christmas

Vintage Christmas

The method was the same for all the cards.  I had some lovely vintage style papers that were too nice to use as layering papers.  They were larger than the cardstock so I trimed them to fit, edged with ink, and then adhered to the front.  A paper flower and a sticky pearl were added to the front of each (different locations depending on the paper pattern).

I then used the paper offcuts inside and on the envelope to tie each piece together:

Vintage christmas inside

Vintage christmas inside

Vintage christmas envelope

Vintage christmas envelope

The other cards are below

Vintage christmas 2

Vintage christmas 2

Vintage christmas 3

Vintage christmas 3

Vintage christmas 4

Vintage christmas 4

Vintage christmas 5

Vintage christmas 5

Vintage christmas 6

Vintage christmas 6

Vintage christmas 7

Vintage christmas 7

 

 

2 Responses to “Christmas, Part 1 – Vintage”

  1. iamagoatgirl says:

    I think the square format suits these quite well! I especially like the third one and the last one.

  2. Philippa says:

    Thanks L, I think the format works too. The papers were so lovely I really wanted to feature them (and for ones I make myself I don’t use snowscenes – they will be up later, once I have finished distributing them).

    It is interesting how tastes differ though isn’t it? My favourites are 1 & 2. It is to do with the flourishes and background ornamentation. However I was happy with all of them

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