Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Moxie Fab Vintage

I've been watching the Moxie Fab challenges from the sidelines, but after seeing Amy and Angie do so well, I figured I'd throw my hat in the ring. Of course, the challenge I chose to get involved in is called Find the Value in Vintage. My cardmaking style is anything but vintage...however, that's why they call it a challenge. Plus, I thought I might be able to do vintage with a CAS twist.

Here's what I came up with. This stamp reminded me of a vintage prom dress. I stamped it onto some vintage October Afternoon paper, then embossed it in black. I found this little white flower in my stash, and I squished it into my Pretty in Pink ink pad a few times to make it work. I outlined the whole layer with Cotton Candy Stickles.

So, what do you think? Is it vintage enough?

Stamps: dress (Inkadinkado), Mega Mixed Messages (PTI)
Paper: Kraft, Pink Pirouette, October Afternoon dp
Ink: Basic Black, Pretty in Pink, Versamark
Accessories: black ep, flower (Offray), Cotton Candy Stickles, dimensionals

57 comments:

~Michelle~ said...

I like it....clean and pretty vintage. I like it a lot! :)

MrsETaylor said...

Just love this card. So sweet, great colors and just that touch of distressing. Well done

xiumaiyuki said...

It's definitely vintage and shabby. I love it. Something different! Love these colors together. and woohooo on making the top 30 over at 2s4y!!! I'm so happy people I know made it!!! So well-deserved!

Aimes said...

It's SO vintage with a CAS twist! Love that dress - so pretty! Super clever idea to dye your pretty flower to match the dress! You clever thing!
Aimes
x

Pat said...

It looks vintage enough to me :)
Anyway, i love it, just like the sentiment, it's Fabulous!as always.
Hugs xx
Pat

Lauri said...

Absolutely vintage!!! Love the effect of the dress stamped on the vintage paper..and the bow is definitely vintage!

Susan Raihala said...

Totally vintage enough. So clean and vintage, or CAV, LOL! Way to take on a real challenge!

AUsome mom said...

Oh, I think it's "fabulous"! I'm not very good at vintage, but I LOVE the look of it! Kudos to you for changing the color of the flower. Great job on the challenge :)

~amy~ said...

I think it is fabulous Ann...lovin' all the PINK!!

Lyn S said...

So pretty Ann.........just love that dress image and the sentiment is perfect!

Heidi said...

Vintage was my first word.... then saw you had used it!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh love that dress, super job.

LeAnne said...

LOVE it! Vintage enough for me....that dress is wonderful!

Deanna said...

Stunning Ann!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

Yep! Definitely vintage enough for me! I love that flower. it adds a bit of pop!

Pat (mspfd) said...

I love vintage and how you combined it with a CAS design. Fabulous job, Ann!

Allison said...

Love everything about it. The paper you used to stamp on, the flower on the waist and the kraft...yum!

Janine said...

Just lovely!! I have always like that image!!

Pauline said...

Really fab card, Ann. well done :o)

StampinCathy said...

This is one beautiful vintage card. I just love how you did this dress. Thanks for the inspiration.

Becky said...

And this is fabulous,

Jeannie said...

It's vintage and shabby chic and very boutique all at the same time! Just great!

Peace and Luv,
Jeannie

Laura O'Donnell said...

I have this stamp, and haven't used it in awhile. you're making me want to pull it out! CAS and fabulous!

(hey, I'm adding some stuff to my sidebar, i hope its ok that I linked your blog)

Danni said...

This is wonderful! Just love the dress!

Crafty Creations said...

This came out great!!!!!!! Feels vintage to me :)

JenMarie said...

Ooo...such vintagey goodness!

Martha said...

beautiful!

Marti B said...

I like the vintage feel. Cool way of making the stamp pop!

Gina said...

This is great, I love that stamp! The flower is very cute!

Heidi Van Laar said...

Beautiful Ann! I love the stamping on the DP...such a fab effect!
(-: Heidi

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Vintage is not my style either. And you certainly don't think vintage or collage or artsy when you think of CAS. But you found a great way to combine the two. This is a perfect image and stamped on the patterned paper gives the look of vintage without all the excess "visual clutter" normally associated with the style.

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

I love vintage and this is SWEET!

Cookie said...

Wow! I just LOVE your dress card! The distressed edges go so wonderfully with it and the flower is perfect! Hugs...Cookie :D

Nancy L. said...

Its a very beautiful card, I love the dress!

Jackie said...

It's beautiful Ann...I like the colors you used!

Angie Tieman said...

Ooooh, this is absolutely lovely! YOu nailed the challenge!

Stamp and Smile said...

Super cute! Love the CAS and Moxie Fab twist!! You nailed it Ann... SMILES! :)

Cr8ive ME said...

beautiful card.

M.E. aka CMCMaryD@SCS

Julia Aston said...

what a perfect dress stamp for vintage! love the little flower on the waist!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Very SWEET card!

Belinda said...

Love the simple and clean vintage look! :)

KatieTurtle said...

Love it! Totally Vintage enough! You are so sweet to keep visiting my blog...I am flattered!

cricketeew said...

Two words! LOVE IT! :)

chloe said...

This is so sweet! I love the idea of stamping the vintage dress onto that gorgous October Afternoon paper- genius!

Craft said...

Yes, it's vintage enough. And CAS. And fabulous! Great idea to ink the flower. Love the use of stickles for the border, too.

Becky Carafa said...

Again, just gorgeous. I have a hard time with vintage, but this is perfect!

Elena said...

Wow! This card is stunning! I love the little flower you added!

Elizabeth said...

This card is fabulous! Love the rose you made for the belt!

Lisa Graves said...

Very vintage and so pretty!

Leslie said...

Vintage and beautiful! Love the simple design of this card. It packs a real punch!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I'm not into vintage either, but no matter what, this is a FAB card! Love it.

Kerry said...

This turned out 'absolutely fabulous'! :) Love the dress and little pink flower.

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Boy does this dress take me back about 50 yrs.!!! This is the style we wore to the prom, lots of crinolines!

Tonya said...

Beautiful! Love that dress.

Mouse40 said...

This is a very beautiful card! Beautiful dress with a beautiful bow. This vintage .. What could be better?

virginia said...

Very pretty! I love this stamp set!

Кари Сол said...

Love your "clean-stile". Your cards very beauty!!!
Thanks.