Saturday, July 28, 2012

Shabby Chic love....

I have always liked a mix of different styles and ideas in the scrapbooking/card making world. Lately though, I have fallen in love with shabby chic. I guess that all of a sudden "pretty, feminine, lace, a little victorian, a little vintage", etc. just swims around in my head and I am constantly excited about a new idea that I had seen or thought of. There are several sites that I follow where the designers show off awesome cards and layouts that inspire me to make cards in that lovely, feminine design.

So, this is the card I made for a few challenges that fit my new passion.

First of all, I had found these papers on Pinterest by Astrid Christine MacLean. They are free to print off for your own personal use. It is lovely paper, and this one in particular had a corner image of a woman.  I cut that out and used it on the front.
After that it was easy peasy.
That beautiful lace is from an Etsy Shop "Frilly & Funky"  Her prices for lace are very reasonable and the selection is awesome.
I chose a cute pink chippie from my stash, and that tear in the paper was an idea I found on-line. The designer had pleated the paper back instead of just folding it back and I LOVED the look.
I love looking around on designer sites and finding little touches that they have come up with.

Here's the challenges I entered:

That's it for right now. We are in the middle of watching the Olympics. So EXCITING!!!
I love it!!!


  1. What a beautiful card! Love the tear with all the goodness underneath! That lace is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

  2. Gorgeous vintage card Elena.. love it!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Berry71Bleu :)

  3. Beautiful card and gorgeous image!

    Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!
    Hugs Katya x

    P.S I am having a blog giveaway at my personal blog, you are very welcome to join

  4. Great job on the card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Tuesday Alchemy!


  5. Absolutely a stunning card. You did an amazing job. I feel the same way you do about shabby chic and vintage. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Alchemy.

    With smiles


  6. Shabby Chic indeed, truly gorgeous and elegant... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

  7. Very romantic and vintage card! Great job!Thanks for playing along at B71B!!

  8. very pretty! thanks for playing with us at Berry 71 Bleu!


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