For the Vintage Mom

I’m still making Mother’s Day cards? How about you all? I’ve been dying over here to create various projects, but last night the “vintage” style won and I created this card. It’s not a traditional Mother’s Day card, but one that would be perfect for the vintage mom. A mom that appreciates those unique finds in antique shops in those little quaint towns.undefined

To start, I used Unity Stamp Co. Provencial Collection – Carte Postale stamp set. I thought this unique set was so gorgeous and I had to have it. The problem was, I haven’t used it! So, I just started stamping, picking my favorite stamp out of the set to start with first. I stamped it on vintage cream cardstock using melon berry ink. I cut it out with scissors, then stitched around the border. I also added some Ranger distress ink (antique linen and vintage photo) to the edges.

I trimmed some Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden patterned paper to about 4″ x 5.25″ and adhered it to ocean tides A2 card base.

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I trimmed some jute burlap and adhered the carte postale stamped image on it, then adhered it at an angle on the card front. I added some Prima decorative trim and melon berry twill tape (tied in a bow). I die cut a tiny tag and stamped “Mom” on the tag. The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink’s tiny tags stamp set. Please note, technically, I added the ribbon before attaching it to the card front. After adding distress ink to the tag, I attached it to the ribbon knot using a DeNami Design sand button and May Arts twine. Next, I stamped the flower using the same ink and paper, cut it out, and inked the edges. I adhered it to the card front using foam adhesive.

I also die cut a postage stamp and stamped the images in ocean tides ink on vintage cream cardstock. I inked it up and adhered it to the carte postale image.

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I hope you all are enjoying your week so far! There’s only one more day left until another “wonderful weekend!”

Remember, Live Your Best Life Now! Take care and as always I appreciate your visits and comments! Much Love!

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  • Robin Hanning - Okay, it’s official!!! I am a huge fan of your work!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Shea - Ooohhhh I love it! Love the style and colors!ReplyCancel

  • Sylvia/LittleTreasures - Shabby Goodness, Vintage Loveliness, great card. Enjoy the weekend.ReplyCancel

  • Kendall B - Another ooohhhhh. Your card is marvelous! The shabbiness is delightful.ReplyCancel

  • Teresa - I so agree with the others. LOVE it all. Glad I found your site.ReplyCancel

  • Gina H. - Another gorgeous creation! Love the colors. Hope your nose is healing well. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie - What a beautiful card! Your creations are always so beautiful and I really should comment more on them. Your talent is inspiring and admired.ReplyCancel

  • Gladys - i always love your vintage card! Should be i love all your cards! TFS!ReplyCancel

  • Ruth S - Such a pretty vintage card! I love the cute postage stamp accent, and the teeny tag is perfect on that bow 😉
    Thanks for your wonderful inspiration, hugs, Ruth SReplyCancel

  • Dee in N.H. - How very beautiful! I never would have guessed that the postage stamp wasn’t a real one! Stunning card!ReplyCancel

  • Jinny Newlin - This is just beautiful, Ashley! LOVE that fantastic color combination and all your gorgeous, vintage layers and bits! TFS!ReplyCancel

  • SueB - Another gorgeous one.ReplyCancel

  • Susan Beauchaine - Awesome card. I am really into the postage theme right now.
    Perfect vintage card!
    Thanks for sharing
    SusanReplyCancel

  • tina - card is stunning! i love it! have a nice day!xx,tinaReplyCancel

  • Karola - Stunning card, Ashley! Love the vintage look!ReplyCancel

  • Ruza - This is stunning!! Absolutely GORGEOUS!!! ;DReplyCancel

  • Jen Adcock - I cannot begin to tell you how splendid this card is. I was so excited by your
    lovely creation, I just had track down my own Unity set to create my own inspired take. Fingers crossed the mailman gets wriggle on! Again, gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Rosario - I love vintage but for some reason I don’t have the eye to create such intricate projects. You’re awesome!!ReplyCancel

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