Thursday, September 1, 2011

Lace and Buttons with Metallic Card Stock

 This was a fun card that I made to cover a few challenges. Used a new EF that I purchased last week...has a very Victorian feel to the design. The metal buttons are some that I recycled from a suit...maybe there's a challenge out there to fit that too.

Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge: Use lace on your card. Used some very old lace from my stash.
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge: Use metal and lace. Buttons are metal.
Card Patterns Sketch #130: See below
City Crafter Challenge: All dressed up  -  use dress or dress-form on your project.
Simon Says: Anything Goes

Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers "Sew What"
Papers: Black and Bronze CS
Ink: Versamark
Ranger Embossing Pearl Gold, Pilot Gold Marker
Cuttlebug EF Kassie's Brocade
Old Lace and Buttons from My Collection

I enjoy all your comments. Thank you. Theresa


Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is just fabulous. I love those buttons-they look so vintage and compliment your card to perfection. Love that dress form too. Beautifully done. Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy the Cat's Challenge. It is a pleasure to visit you to see what you made for us! Good luck in the drawing and hope you can play again with us next week.

Bear Hugs,

sasa said...

that is a lovely dress form and the buttons are just perfect...well done.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!! Sarah.

Carla S. said...

Beautiful card, Theresa! I love the embossed gold background and the pretty lace and recycled buttons! So glad you could play along at Card Patterns this week!

Designing with Debbie said...

I love this layout and your embossing is gorgeous. Very pretty Card. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

beautiful and glamorous dress, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Ros said...

This is lovely ... just perfect for the challenge ... thanks for playing along at CCCB

The Other Patti Sue said...

This is defiantly a Victorian splendor! Stunning!

Winnie and Patty said...

Theresa--this is gorgeous! I love the gold embossing!!! It really stands out against the black! Wonderful job! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge.

Janeen said...

what a perfectly beautiful vintage look. so elegant with the gold embossing. Thanks for entering your work into the challenge with Speed the Cat this week.

Linda R. said...

WOW!! This is so beautiful.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

Cheryl Nelson said...

This is so lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!