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Vintage Kraft

Susan made today's challenge a vintage one. And you should see her card, she really stretched herself today, and with beautiful results!

Mine is not so much of a stretch, but it is awfully pretty, if i do say so. I found this rose stamp at Big Lots way back when I first began stamping, maybe two years ago. But I've only used it once or twice before. I colored it with a combination of Koh-I-Noor pencils, Prismacolor art markers and Bic Mark-Its. I love how it turned out on the kraft card stock. After it was colored, I distressed and over-stamped with distress inks (but I should have used a darker color). I love the combination of patterns, distressing and colors in this card, so soft and comfortable.



stamps: inkadinkado rose, hero arts lace background and artistic windows, anna griffin sentiment
card stock: PTI kraft, Archiver's dark chocolate brown
patterned paper: DCWV
ink: PTI dark chocolate (doesn't run with Prismacolor art markers OR bic mark-its!), spun sugar and tattered rose distress inks by ranger, PTI chai from the tea dye duo
accessories: offray satin ribbon
tools: nestabilities ovals large and labels 10


and don't forget!

GIVEAWAY DETAILS
Susan and I will choose one random commenter for the week to receive our prize. What is the prize? Well, it's a Crop-o-Dile II BIG BITE and a $25 gift certificate to Papertrey Ink!

To enter, comment on at least one of the Kraft Week posts (one comment per post, of course). Susan will post five times, and so will I. That gives you ten entries for the drawing if you comment on all the Kraft Week posts. The more posts you comment on, the more chances to win!

90 comments:

Doris said...

Lovin' your blog and your cards--WOW!

Karen said...

another lovely.....kraft is so great to work with!!

Sherry said...

Fabulous card!! Love the rose!

winjes said...

What a lovely card for Mother's Day. I love how you add some color to the edge of the stamped oval. Brings out the rose colors even more. Something else for me to try. :-)

Karen B. said...

Kraft and vintage seem to go hand in hand, you've done a very beautiful job with your card! The rose is absolutely stunning!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

Very pretty! I love the results of coloring on kraft..and wouldn't have thought to do it...thanks!

kmassman said...

Very beautiful!

Becky Yo said...

I love the vintage look and you've done it so nicely! Thanks for a little inspiration - I think I'll go stamp now . . . :)

Betty said...

another wonderful kraft card - this is such a fun week with you and susan - thanks!

Samantha said...

Just lovely!! I like the look of the background stamp you used on kraft!

Donelda said...

one of my favorite color combos!! and it makes for a perfect Mother's Day card.

Deborah said...

I love that rose. Great job! :)

Patti J said...

You are right - another real beauty here! Vintage is one of my favorite looks, I'm just not good at it! U rocked this card!

Hannah Aitken said...

Mmm, I adore this card. The background combined with the main focal and the little touches of black... I am very inspired! x

Brenda R said...

I'm so glad you got together with Susan to do the Kraft challenge and giveaway. I love seeing the cards.

Chris Simon said...

That's a wonderful card. I love how the up-to-date color combination makes it look so current while still being vintage and old-fashioned looking. The rose is gorgeous!

nancyd said...

oooh la la - almost a touch of Paris here!
Very nice.

Courtney Baker said...

Woo hoo fabulous prize! Great card!

Sue said...

What a lovely card! A lot of detailing to make it that way, and each detail works. I'm just loving your and Susan's collaboration! Maybe you should make this an annual thing!

Karin said...

Love the rose! So pretty!

ruth said...

Beautiful pink bow...adds elegance to your card.

Diane (fionna51) said...

Very pretty! I love the combination of pink and kraft. Both of you used it today and it's lovely.

NancyJ said...

The rose looks like a cameo. I love the vintage feel of this card.

Pam said...

This is a very sweet card!

Agata said...

Love that vintage look!

www.noteworthydesigns.ca said...

Good job! Vintage would make me run away, so nice work! I love the background stamp on the kraft - beauty!

Marg said...

This is such a cute card. I love the look.

rooney said...

beautiful!

jackie

Loretta Rodger said...

Hi Mary Dawn, this is beautiful!

Mariana said...

So beautiful!! Love it!

Natacha said...

Another beautiful card!!

LeAnne said...

Pretty interpretation of vintage, I love it!

Sue D said...

The rose looks great on the kraft paper!

Anonymous said...

beautiful card!!
i love kraft paper!!
marty ferraro

Cassie_lu said...

a pretty card indeed. great job.

Lisa and Eddy said...

So pretty...I love kraft paper with color...yum! xo Lisa

Suzanne said...

So pretty -- I am really inspired to use more kraft paper!

Metelko Family said...

Very pretty - keep up the great ideas!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Very pretty! :)

Heather said...

Lovely! I just knew it was AG sentiment-lol! I think I have them all and I use them a lot :)

Heather said...

Ohh, lovely. I absolutely adore those nestabilities, they make it look perfect. Hev:)

Kay said...

Lovely card! The nestabilities oval mats add so much. Such pretty colors, too. I'm really learning how versatile kraft is this week.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous and thanks for a chance at a giveaway.

Carolyn Herbert said...

I wouldn't have guessed this was kraft - very elegant results! Wow on the giveaway!!

Carolyn Sharkas said...

What a pretty card, love the kraft and the rose, well, just everything about it . Thanks for sharing.

iriseyes said...

Beautiful card, (love the lace background stamp,) thanks for sharing it today.

Anonymous said...

Love love love kraft paper! Thanks for the inspiration.
Lauralee
talascam@rogers.com

Lueyes said...

This is very pretty. I love how you have trimmed the ovals.

nanalady said...

Vintage delux! You gals are doing such a great job! We are growing and stretching right along with you!

Marie B. said...

Very pretty! The colors of the rose look great on kraft! :)

Anonymous said...

The lace background is such a nice choice with this pretty rose image. Love the Nestie frame around the rose, too.

~ Rita

Summer Braxton said...

this is soft and sweet... love it.

Stacy said...

Very pretty! Yay Big Lots! :)

Nancy L. said...

so pretty!

Dana said...

Very soft and pretty!

Moi said...

I love how the background is so subtle...gives the card a delicate feel

s said...

Loving the kraft! Thanks for the opportunity to both see your creations and also to participate in the give-away. How generous of you!

~kelly marie~ said...

So pretty!

Diana said...

Very delicate. Lovely Mother's Day card.

Angel said...

LOVE it!

Mim said...

Love the red rose on the kraft, and the elegant black frames too!

Lindsey said...

Sooo pretty. A perfect card for Mother's Day!

Serena said...

Beautiful! Love the background, the dp, your coloring, everything! Great card!

Sandra said...

So pretty!

AnitaRex said...

sooooo pretty Dawn! Love that flower so funny where you found it!

Lauren said...

Mary Dawn, this is beautiful! I have some older stamps that haven't seen the light of day in quite a while. You have inspired me to dust them off and give them some love. Well done!!

Alice Wertz said...

i love the beautiful subtle background! very pretty card!

Tammy said...

Love the tone on tone pattern on your card base!

Harriet Skelly said...

That rose is so beautifully colored!! I am enjoying this challenge with you and Susan a lot!

Jenine Isawa said...

Pretty!

Ravengirl said...

Very pretty!

Diane M said...

really lovely! i love the background stamping. it really sets it off.

Diane M
aka detour3

haejin said...

that background is amazing~

Brenda said...

Neato!

Barbara B. said...

Beautiful Mother's Day card. Looks great on kraft.

scgustaf said...

Creative idea and wonderful coloring details ~ TFS!

Bev E said...

I hardly ever use kraft but I might have to try it now. Looks great on this card & I would never have thought to use it.

Tracy.H said...

Very pretty and love that ribbon! :0)

lmad said...

Pretty and classy! Nice card. :)

Juanita said...

SIGH! this is so lovely. I may have to CASE this in the future...

DeniseB said...

Very pretty card! I love the details in the embellishments.
DeniseB

Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I love the pink, lace, and chai ink on kraft!

Andrea McCulley
prayalways421@yahoo.com

stamp500 said...

I love Papertrey Ink and hope to get some of the stamp sets that work with buttons. Love them!

debb said...

Love the elegance of this card on kraft!

theresa said...

I wish I could tie a ribbon as beautiful as this. The rose is so pretty against the kraft background.

Terri Garrett said...

I love the background you created for this beautiful card!

Michelle said...

Gorgeous! Love that pink bow too. So nice! :)

Christine M said...

This is so soft and pretty, lovely combination of colours.

Stephanie said...

I really love this card! its gorgeous! thanks for the inspiration.

s said...

What a beautiful card! I like everything about it.