Sunday, May 4, 2014

Vintage Graduation Card and a few challenges


Graduation time in the States this month and I'm in need of a few cards. I found this lovely vintage freebie image from Vintage Image Crafts.com. It's by turn of the century advertising artist Archie Gunn and dates from 1907. I removed its background and created a digital collage with the sheet music from Pomp and Circumstance. This is probably a bit bright for a graduation card, but I confess to being rather pleased with how it turned out.


I'm linking up with the following challenges:

Paula Holifield Crafts —Flower Power
Brown Sugar Challenge #92—Patterned Paper
Crafty Hazelnut's May Patterned Paper Challenge

Material
Paper—cardstock, Jennifer Ellory Damask Rose, Raspberry Road Designs Love Lives Here
Topper—my own digital collage with image from Vintage Image Crafts.com
Dies—Die-namics Ovals
Embellishments—ribbon, button, twine, pearls

4 comments:

  1. this is so pretty! i love your vintage cards :) *mine don't turn out so you never see them!! lol

    do you use Photo Shop? still working on learning that myself.

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  2. I think it is perfect! I love these happy colors and the card is gorgeous!

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  3. What a fab card, love the vintage graduate and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty - good luck! Susan x

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  4. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper May challenge with your lovely creation - hope to see you again soon x

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