Monday, 2 December 2013

Cold and Frosty Colours - Vintage Stampin DT

So December is here! And to go with wintry weather the challenge this time over at Vintage Stamping is COLD & FROSTY COLOURS.
I have scheduled this post so fingers crossed it publishes OK!! 
If the main challenge post isn't  showing yet please check back later and link up your creation.
Not a lot of rules  really = we are definitely a stamping challenge and we do need the main focal point of your project to be stamped and although we have vintage in  the title of the blog your creation doesn't have to be vintage!

A bit of a diversion from the CAS cards I've made recently and one with lace, ribbon, crystals etc!
I used a lovely oval stamp from our sponsor and after stamping,  I clear embossed, then painted with Distress inks and dusted on some glitter for the 'snow'.
Isn't the birdie on the tree cute?!

The papers - a digi freebie from Astrid - in shades of blue, gray and white stitched onto some darker blue co ordinating cardstock.
Same used  for the frame of the image and the corner die cut.

Vintage icy blue lace and some hand dyed seam binding tied into a bow with a sparkly in the centre of the bow.
A teeny off cut of the ribbon twisted and secured again with another sparkly on the top of the frame and to finish off a stem of crystal leaves. 

Challenges - 
Opus Gluei - Brrrring it on
Crafting When We Can - Winter
IDIC - Christmas
Stamping Sensations - Free & Easy
Addicted 2 Stamps - Embossing
Charisma - Christmas

Have a great day! x


  1. Absolutely gorgeous, Viv. Really captures that cold and snowy feeling.

  2. Gorgeous,fab image and

  3. wow love this viv.gorgeous details and design and the icy blue colours are gorgeous :D

    xx coops xx

  4. This is stunning Viv, I love the image and the frosty blue colours look wonderful.
    Sue xx

  5. So beautiful. Love the wonderful colouring and vintage feel.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  6. so gorgeous, love the colors
    thanks for playing with us at addicted to stamps

  7. Gorgeous vintage card Viv, love the papers and trimmings.
    Yvonne x

  8. Truly stunning Viv so love it!!
    hugs and xxx

  9. Stunning card Viv, it really looks the cold and frosty morning :o)
    Jackie xx

  10. Beautiful card Viv, love it.
    Caz x

  11. Absolutely love your beautiful card.

  12. Stunning card Viv, the image is gorgeous and love the frosty feeling the blue gives! Susan x

  13. Still on the copy and paste I am afraid but wanted to pop in any take a peek at your latest make, say hello and thank you for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  14. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing with "Robyn's Fetish Challenge" this week. Good luck! xx

  15. Love The Beautiful Blues .. Gorgeous Card Thanxx For Playing With Us At Robyn's Fetish *Christmas Cards* This Week .. Good Luck
    Sherry @ Robyns Fetish DT

  16. Stunning card with gorgeous details. Love the icy colours.Thank you for joining us at Crafting When We Can Challenges this week.


  17. Wow, this is so pretty! I love how you have stitched the paper on and your bow is perfectly shabby chic and frosty! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Opus Gluei!

  18. Hi Viv, thanks for dropping bye, sorry not been around much, so much going on... love this awesome card, very very nice.xx

  19. Gorgeous card Viv, beautiful frosty colours and I love the image you've used.
    Claire xx

  20. Hi Viv...I feel cold just looking at this! lol Gorgeous colours and design and what a brilliant stamp that you chose! Love, love, love it!
    Dot x

  21. This is a fabulous looking DT card Viv. It really has that cold and frosty feel to it.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  22. Beautiful colouring, thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations

    Francesca x

  23. Oh my goodness, this has to be one of the most beautiful cards I've ever seen. The colors are truly frost cold but the card itself is as warm as a sleeping kitten. LOVE that image and you've colored it beautifully, and now I see that I don't always have to discard my ribbon bits, I can use them as you have done at the top of the oval shape. Very, very beautifully done, Viv. This one's getting Pinned for future inspiration.

  24. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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