By The Cute And Girly: April

April 1st today and time for a new challenge at By The Cute And Girly.  This month it's a theme that I'm sure will prove popular - Vintage.

For a while now I've wanted to try and make a project with Studio 490 Art Parts and of course inspired by the fabulous creations I've seen on Hels blog.  When I saw the lovely goodie bag this month's sponsor Tea House Bridge had sent for the design team to use, I knew the time was now!

I've used Spiced Marmalade Distress Stain to colour the spool, then inked it with Ripe Persimmon Distress Ink and stamped in the same colour with lots of different Pink Paislee stamps and the Wild Meadow set from IndigoBlu.

The flowers were made with a punch on plain white craft card and then stamped with a Prima text stamp.  They have been very pesky to photograph!  The picture above, although a little blurred shows the true colour of the pink blooms which are inked with Picked Raspberry.  The picture below shows the sheen on the flowers from a light spray of Chalkboard Glimmer Mist, but the colour is showing as more mauve, which isn't how it looks really.

Hidden at the back is a blue flower made in the same way, but inked with Salty Ocean Distress Ink and spritzed with Cosmic Shimmer spray.

I've used so many supplies on this project it's hard to list them all, but the lovely pom pom lace trim, cotton buttons and pink resin flower are all from this month's sponsor Tea House Bridge.

Simon Says Stamp And Show - Anything goes
Allsorts #200 - Vintage

Don't forget to drop by the By The Cute And Girly challenge blog to check out the other design team members vintage makes and share your vintage projects to be in with a chance of winning a surprise pack of goodies from Tea House Bridge.

~ Kate


Brigitte said…
This is awesome Kate!!! I love how different it is from a card. Your flowers are stunning! To answer your question, I put some chocolate in the book and send it to my mom for her birthday. Hugs, Brigitte
nnalorac said…
This is real sweet Kate, love what you have created and you liked the buttons lol!! They are rather gorgeous aren't they. Carolxx
catherine said…
This is lovely and thanks for joining us over at Allsorts this week for my challenge
x catherine
Sarah said…
A lovely Wendy piece indeed! Your flowers look fabulous and so pretty. Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp &Show. Sarah.
Helene E said…
You've done a lovely creation! Thank you so much for entering it in Allsorts vintage challenge this week. We hope to see you back soon!

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