Saturday, February 11, 2017

Vintage Romance

This week at the Sunday Postcard Art challenge, we are challenged to create a VINTAGE ROMANCE themed postcard.


I hadn't intended to play as the notice came up a bit late for me.  But I was working on a birthday card and thought the background I made would work well for an art card.

I don't normally take process photos as I never know whether it will be a waste of my time.  I took some this time since it was my second try at this background.


I started with these two scrapbook papers.


Then I die cut these two background pieces.


Then a tiny bit of stenciling and little bit of rubber stamping and gluing and ink tinting and I suddenly realized I had a vintage romance postcard.


I had to stamp the correspondence side with my vintage Private Mailing Card rubber stamp.


Happy Mail Day!
xxx
Annie  

14 comments:

  1. Beautiful work! I have the same heart stamp collection, but not your ability to design a card. Love the Private Mailing Card stamp!

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  2. Lovely postcard! Love the colors, the background was worth the effort.

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  3. Very pretty! Love the added touch of the "vintage mailing card stamp"

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  4. Very lovely Annie. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

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  5. I love seeing your progress pics. The end result is gorgeous!!!

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  6. A great vintahe card and I love the quotes. I agree them.
    Have a happy Valentine's Day đŸ’•

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  7. Gorgeous work a lovely postcard...and great words.

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  8. Happy Mail day to you too Annie - so much fun to see what you are up to and how you do what you do. Fantastic background!
    Sandy xx

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  9. This is very welcome, Annie, a process post. I would rather like to see more of these. I always admire your art and now admire how you take these individual pieces and colours and put them together to make this super-vintage postcard. Ink tinting - oho - the way you have coloured the lady is so delicately done and the way you use colour is tremendous.
    And now other mystery is solved - you have your very own postcard back stamp.

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  10. Ooooh lush and I'm sooooo happy we have the same set of stamps too.....I can be a little nearer in spirit to the great artiste called Annie that way ;)
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  11. Wonderful postcard Annie! I love the muted colours you've used, and the images and words are perfect for the theme.

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  12. Gorgeous postcard Annie, love the layers and that beautiful stamp, happy Valentine's Day! Deb xo

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  13. love rocks, indeed!
    wow how talented. love your techniques.

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