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Monday, January 17, 2011

Vintage Vogue Birthday Card

I have totally forgotten about this "Vintage Vogue" stamp set.  For a while there it was all I could use. And it's not that I used it to death, I guess I just thought I'd better give it a rest for a while.  But it was for a LONG while.  As I was blog surfing I ran across a card that I just fell in love with.  It was made by Monika at M.A.D. Stamper.  It was such an attractive card and I kept referring back to it and just had to make it or I'd not stop looking at it or thinking about it!!! Gotta LOVE that obsessive behavior!!! LOL

I did change it a little but not too much.  Her card was square.  And it's not that I can't do a square card, I have mastered them now!  It's just that they cost more to mail, oh and I don't have any square envelopes either, nor do I intend to purchase any!

I changed the background.  I used the "En Francais" background image.  I embossed it with clear embossing powder and I sponged the edges.  The next change I made was the wording.  I didn't have the wording that were used on the original card and I think even if I had I would have changed them anyway since I did need a birthday card.  I didn't use the piercing tool around the circle, I added the tiny pearls.  My ribbon is a little different and I used the Polka Dot embossing folder on the Melon Mambo strip. 

I just think it's a pretty card, which every way you make it.  It's got such a rich look to it.  I kind of want to keep it myself and not use it!!!  I suppose I could always make another one! Don't you think it's pretty? I think you can still click on the photo to get a closer view.  Blogger did some upgrading and I have not checked out that old feature.  I hope they didn't take that one away!  The upgrade is wonderful.

Thank you SO much for visiting today,


Sara said...

Love it the different shades make it so very pretty.

Anonymous said...

Yes, I do think that your card is darling. I want to make on similar to that now! Thanks for the great ideas.


Shelia said...

It is a beautiful card. I love all the different shades and textures.

Jodi said...

Pretty, Pretty, Pretty....I like the embossing. And the white branches are a hit. Very nice card!

PepPop said...

Wanda your card is lovely. I love your layering - amazing. Jaqui x