Sunday, October 6, 2013

A Vintage Style Christmas - Seize The Sketch #5

Hey, I'm back with my 2nd post for today.  I found a little time to play along with Seize The Sketch #5 yesterday.  I've switched from Halloween mode, back to Christmas.  For now.
Anyway, take a look at the great sketch for this week.
I was in the mood for a vintage-y card.

I sewed a piece of vellum over a piece of patterned paper, then matted it with red card stock.  I added a few more pops of red with the sentiment, the brad and that little banner beneath the brad.  Quite an easy card to make.  Well.  Once I figured out the problem with my sewing machine.  Turns out it was operator error...not the machine.
Thanks for taking a look!  I'll be back with another post this afternoon.

Supplies ~
card stock: kraft (PTI), real red, very vanilla (SU), vellum (The Paper Studio)
stamps: christmas stamp set (Precious Remembrance Shop)
ink: versamark
patterned paper: santa's list 6 x 6 pad (Teresa Collins)
other: christmas mint brad (s.e.i.), thread, sewing machine


  1. Lovely vintage Christmas card - pretty brad! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch! :)

  2. Gorgeous, Susie! I love the vellum over the patterned paper!

  3. The vellum over the patterned paper is perfect! Such a pretty holiday card!

    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

  4. A beautiful vintage Christmas card! Love how you placed the sentiment!

  5. Love your gorgeous vintage card! So happy you found time to play with us at Seize the Sketch!

  6. Love this vintage card with the vellum overlay, Susie. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!


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