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Saturday, 22 September 2012

Very Vintage Music Notes Wheels


Oh dear. Dilemmas, dilemmas, dilemmas.  Less is More this week is challenging us to pick 3 challenges from all the previous ones.  So which ones to choose? Well I took a wrong turn with my card and have ended up with different ones to the originals I had chosen. 

My card is 

1. Week 2 - Flower
2. Week 81 - Tearing
3. Week 43 - Bit of Bling

It was going to be Week 6 off the edge but not sure that counts with a layer on a base card and week 83 Brown and Pink until I stuck a purple flower on it!! Lol.  

I was challenging myself to do a bit of vintage which is not a genre I'm that comfortable with.  I like it when I see others just struggle to get there myself. 

So onto how I made it - 

The card base is Crumb Cake with a panel of Whisper White sponged with Soft Suede and one corner torn. I rollered my Music Notes Wheel (right way up I hope Chrissie!) in Soft Suede.  Then on a separate piece I rollered the Very Vintage wheel in Pink Pirouette.  Tore and sponged the edges.  Stamped Happy Birthday from Happiest Birthday Wishes using one of the new In Colours Markers -  Primrose Petals.  

The large flower was one I demonstrated at a recent workshop, so easy to do.  Five Perfect Plum scallop circles spritzed with water and scrumpled up.  Great for the stress levels!!  Then attached all together with a gorgeous Rhinestone Brad.  You then re shape the flower by squoshing it in to the middle and tweaking till your happy.  Once it dries it goes hard and keeps it shape.  Did you like all the technical terms Hee Hee. 

I attached it to my card with a couple of glue dots.  Corner rounded the top corner to echo the torn corner. 

My daughter had a fun afternoon today standing in at the last minute with a theatre group.  The show is in two weeks!  However she loved it and they all looked after her really well.  It helped her big cousin was there as a helper.  So this gave me time alone with my big son which we spent down at Aberdeen beach.  A game of crazy golf, a ride on the rooftop roller coaster and a Mr Whippy 99 ice cream what more could a boy and his Mum wish for! 

Hope you've had a super day and it was sunny with you too.  I look forward to returning your visit. x 

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Ink - Soft Suede, Pink Pirouette
Stamp - Happiest Birthday Wishes
Wheel - Music Notes, Very Vintage
Stampin Write Markers - Primrose Petals
Punch - Scallop Circle
Other - Rhinestone Brad

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way direct to your home in the UK!  

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16 comments:

craftattack said...

It's turned out a gorgeous card, however you got there! Valerie

Mechthild said...

Beautiful result! ;-)
Like your flower, it makes the card together with the music notes really special.
Mechthild x

Mynnette said...

This is so pretty! I LOVE the colors you chose--and the tearing and distressing is fabulous! :)

Chrissie said...

It sounds as though you had fun making this one despite having a change of previous challenge choices along the way. Super stuff.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

GinaA said...

Great card, love the flower and the colours you have chosen.

Mandi said...

terrific card Aileen
Love the layout and tearing
Thank you
Mandi LIM

Jan Ltc said...

Gorgeous card Aileen.
I have blog candy to share xx Jan
http://janlovetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Vicky Hayes said...

It's hard to have so much choice isn't it but it worked out well in the end for you. I love the music background and that pretty flower. Vicky x

Sigrids kreative ART said...

Graet idea to choose music an flower :o) Love the color.
Sigrid

Jenni's Jems said...

Sometimes the best things happen when we don't plan it .. really fab card x

Karen said...

Aileen - this is a gorgeous card despite - or perhaps because - not being what you'd planned! So difficult to choose from all the challenges....it was certainly a challenge to me.....!

Karen x

Susan said...

Great looking card Aileen! Love the way the sentiment flows from the bloom! Great combination of challenges too!

Sue said...

Beautiful, Aileen. The flower and torn paper are lovely. Sue x

Valerie said...

Fabulous card Aileen, scrummy flower!!
Val x

Bonnie said...

You've mastered the vintage style beautifully as this card shows!

Linda said...

Beautiful card Aileen. Love the colours and the flower looks fab. Great recipe choice too. xx

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