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Welcome!  I hope you have had a blessed week and are preparing to start a great weekend.  Today I’d like to share with you a card I created recently for a shoebox swap, originally intended as a birthday card but converted this week for Easter.

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You may be anxious about making a vintage style card, but the Timeless Textures stamp set makes it so easy! (much like another favorite of mine – Gorgeous Grunge)  There really is no exact science…but then again, that may be the reason it makes you anxious!

The best thing to do is don’t think!  Just start stamping and layering various complimenting colors and images.  The idea is to make it look worn – like a great piece of old furniture that has several layers of paint that has been scraped-repainted-scratched over time.  Another important thing to remember is not to compare it to another vintage project, because they are all unique and beautiful.

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After adding multiple layers of stamped images, I added three different types of ribbon and trim with a vintage brad.  So easy!  Here are the products used to create this Fabulous Friday project.


Timeless Textures Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Item: 140517
Price: $20.00

Timeless Textures Wood-Mount Stamp Set
Item: 140514
Price: $28.00

Antique Brads
Item: 138439
Price: $6.00

Crazy About You Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Item: 138859
Price: $39.00

Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Item: 137137
Price: $25.00

Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Item: 118485
Price: $8.50

Gold 5/8″ Satin Ribbon
Item: 134547
Price: $7.00

Gold Sequin Trim
Item: 132983
Price: $5.00

Whisper White 5/8″ Organza Ribbon
Item: 114319
Price: $6.00

Lost Lagoon 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
Item: 133679
Price: $7.00

Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
Item: 100730
Price: $8.50

Hello Honey 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock
Item: 133678
Price: $7.00

Lost Lagoon Classic Stampin’ Pad
Item: 133644
Price: $6.50

Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Pad
Item: 126975
Price: $6.50

Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin’ Pad
Item: 133642
Price: $6.50

Hello Honey Classic Stampin’ Pad
Item: 133643
Price: $6.50

Craft Scissors
Item: 108360
Price: $30.00

Fine-Tip Glue Pen
Item: 138309
Price: $7.00

Tear & Tape Adhesive
Item: 138995
Price: $7.00

Crumb Cake Medium Envelopes
Item: 107297
Price: $6.50

Bone Folder
Item: 102300
Price: $7.00

Stampin’ Scrub
Item: 126200
Price: $17.00

Stampin’ Mist
Item: 102394
Price: $4.50

Paper-Piercing Tool
Item: 126189
Price: $4.00

Thank you so much for stopping in today!  Please be sure to head over to the Sisters in Stamping blog for other Easter projects and inspiration!  Here is another look at my card.

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I love hearing from you! Please use the comment section below to send me your questions and ideas. Each message is personally read and replied by me. I hope you are having a blessed week!

Blessings,
Jennifer


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  • When you place a qualifying order and use the monthly Hostess Code, you’ll automatically be added to my Bonus Blessings list.
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March 2016 Bonus Blessings:
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Qualifying Order: $60 or more
Bonus Blessings gift: One of the cards featured on my blog this month, and the Expressions Natural Elements
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