Friday, July 23, 2010

Just Magnolia Vintage!


Well, here's my version of our new challenge "Vintage" at Just Magnolia

I started over about 3 times, trying to get the look I wanted.  Boy is that distressing messy! I had bits of fluff paper all over me when I was done, then making the edges look distressed with the walnut, was that ever a mess!  I have a new huge admiration for people who do this to their cards all the time. ha ha!

I was so happy to be able to use my new Magnolia Tag Doohickey which I got from Magnolia-licious.  Now, my Wild Orchid flowers had to be colored in order to match.  I used Vintage Photo spritzed on the large rose and then Aged Mahogany was painted onto white cherry blossoms.  I had to paint the cherry blossoms because of the little yellow centers.  I wanted them to stay yellow.  There are pearls, pearls everywhere; in the centers of the small retro punch flowers, on the corner piece of lace, around the flowers, whew!!!  My base paper that you really can't see is K & Co.   Oh and yes, I distressed the doily too.

I hope you like my vintage card.  Everyone who visits me knows that this is not my usual style. tee hee!  It was fun for a change though!

Please be sure to go see what all the other girls on the Just Magnolia team did, they are all just such talented ladies and I would like to say a HUGE WELCOME!!!! to Kathy for joining our team.  Love that girl's work!!!!

Thank you for stopping by!

Hugs, Dena

45 comments:

  1. OMGoodness Dena!!! How absolutely beautiful! That is a gorgeous card; you did a great job with all the distressing, embellies are perfect... WOW. I just got that stamp; lovely colouring of Lady Tilda!

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  2. Beautiful card, love the colors

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  3. Absolutly stunning Dena!! Love how you colored the image xx Marley

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  4. Dena your card is beautiful! Love how the Magnolia tag is just perfect for a vintage card. Awesome coloring. Myrna

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  5. You blow me out of the water every card. Your vintage look is perfect! I love her pale blue dress with the browns...and all your little embellishments are simply beautiful!

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  6. Just perfect!! Absolutely stunning !!
    Regina

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  7. Hi Dena, you asked about my swirls, sorry forgot to mention them in my post - having loads of oopsies today.
    You can find it here HERE
    Fabulous card, I love the vintage look and you've captured it to perfection.
    hugs Heather xx

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  8. Wow! This is truly beautiful!

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  9. Just beautiful Dena!! You did awesome with the vintage look!! Tilda is gorgeous in the distress inks!
    hugs,
    Shell

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  10. OMG - this is beautiful. I love all the colors and lace and flowers. Gorgeous. TFS

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  11. OMG - this is beautiful. I love all the colors and lace and flowers. Gorgeous. TFS

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  12. Beautiful card - love the image and the colours are perfect. Susie x

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  13. OMG - this is beautiful. I love all the colors and lace and flowers. Gorgeous. TFS

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  14. this is one of my all time favorite papers from K & Co. I know you don't believe it but I used to do vintage all the time! It was my "B/4 Copics" era! lol Lovely vintage card Dena...Tilda is so sweet! Hopin' my package arrives today!!!!
    Pam Going Postal

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  15. WOW Dena, you have certainly captured 'vintage' with this little darling. I love the DP, gorgeous flowers and that tag is just so cute. A fabulous job.
    hugs
    Jennifer

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  16. Oh WOW Dena, this is a stunningly beautiful card. So many lovely layers and that vintage look is wonderful. Love everything about it. Well done. hugs Sharon

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  17. Oh, Dena! What a thoroughly delightful card this is! Love the vintage look you achieved and the beautifuly coloring. The embellishments are completely precious...hugs...Barb

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  18. So very beautiful Dena!
    hugs
    kim x

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  19. Wowzers, this is gorgeous!! I love your vintage card...you did a fabulous job! I've yet to try to do vintage...looks difficult to me. But after seeing this card, I just might try to take a stab at it! Hugs, Rosemary

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  20. Well I don't know why you don't like doing this style Dena because you are brilliant at it!! Every time you create a vintagey one I am in awe!!! Such beautiful details and LOVE your coloring!!
    Thanks so much for the welcome!!! I was thrilled to get the email!!!
    Hope you have a great week-end:)Kathy

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  21. Dena, this is a gorgeous vintage card with magnificent distressing. Love the use of so many embellishmented layes, they are so lovely. the choice of paper and your coloring is outstanding. a great card.
    Hugs, Jean

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  22. Oh, Dena!
    This card is gargerous!
    The colors and the stamps are wonder!!!


    Hugs, Shake

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  23. Beautiful card, lovely colours and a very nice stamp.
    Hugs Astrid

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  24. Ohhh wowww Dena,So beautiful card,i love the image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers and the details.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  25. Dena this is fantastic ,I love all the distressed colors.WOW! Your maggie is colored so beautifully.I love all the papers.TWO DUMBS UP SWEETIE!!RubyM:)

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  26. Wow, Dena, you did a tremendous job on this gorgeous card!!! This is AMAZING work! You totally captured the vintage look.

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  27. Breathtakingly beautiful, Dena. I love this vintage look and all the elements go together so well. Another fab card by you. Hugs, Cami

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  28. Wow girl this is just breath taking. So love the vintage look. Hugs

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  29. I am lovin this vintage look. Cann't wait to give it a try. Your card is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!

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  30. Gorgeous vinteage card Dena!Love the distressing and Tilda is so beautiful!Fabulous details!
    Hugs,Connie

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  31. Your vintage card turned out great...I love it
    Linda W.

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  32. AMAZING!!! Love everything about your card I don't even know where to start. I'm awestruck in a good way!

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  33. great job. I love the coloring on Tilda's dress and the flowers are really nice.

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  34. Oh I just adore this card Dena. I love the vintage feel and you did it perfectly. Stunning work. Hugs Jackie

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  35. Can't type - am too busy admiring this divine creation!!!!
    xXx

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  36. wowww ist das eine Traumhafte Karte.

    Nadine

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  37. She is just amazing. Beautiful work.

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  38. so gorgeous!! Love the fabulous rich colours and the very gorgeous vintage look!! Hugs Juls

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  39. Dena every time I come here you amaze me with your creations, this is another gorgeous card, beautiful embellies and details!

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  40. Hello Dena!
    I love your vintage card!Great job!Beautiful colors!

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