Monday, August 27, 2012

Crafty Secrets - "Sew Special"


Love these vintage sewing images by Crafty Secrets "Sew Special"!  And the safety pin and straight pins in the set are just perfect.  





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Challenges

CARD #1
Papertake Weekly (tue) - stitching or a pin
Delightful Sketches (wed) - fancy and frilly


CARD #2
Charisma Cards (thur) - lace (stamped lace)
In the Pink (thur) - wings
Paper Minutes (tue) - use one paper collection (everything used is by Colorbok)

CARD #3
Crafting for All Seasons (wed) - stitching
Stamp n' Doodle (thur) - loaded with layers  tues

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Project Details


"Life's a Stitch"
Stamp : Crafty Secrets "Sew Special and "Artsy Banner"
Patterned Paapr / Paper Embellishments / Fabric Scalloped Border : Colorbok "Antique Paperie" from Joann's
Ink : Stampin' Up "Taken with Teal and Tsukinko "VersaFine Onyx Black"

Cover card front with patterned paper.  Stamp script border along top and bottom.  Layer paper embellishments and fabric scalloped border.  Stamp safety pin, sentiment, zig-zag stitch and dress form.


"Like a Quilt"
Stamp : Crafty Secrets "Sew Special
Patterned Paper / Paper Embellishments / Fabric Scalloped Border : Colorbok "Antique Paperie" from Joann's
Ink : Tsukinko "VersaFine Onyx Black"

Cover card front with patterned paper.  Trim roses patterned paper 2 1/2 x 3 7/8", tear along bottom and adhere to front of card.  Adhere paper embellishments as shown.  Stamp pin, butterflies, sentiment and zig-zag stitch.   Stamp lace, thread, and thimble on cream cardstock, trim and adhere to card front.


"Hem Your Blessings"
Stamp : Crafty Secrets "Material Girl" and "Sew Special" 
Patterned Paper / Paper Embellishments / Fabric Scalloped Border : Colorbok "Antique Paperie" from Joann's
Ink : Stampin' Up "Taken with Teal" and Tsukinko "VersaFine Onyx Black"
Punch : 5/8" Circle Marvy Uchida

Cover card front with patterned paper.  Adhere paper embellishments and fabric scalloped border.  Stamp sentiments and sewing machine on paper embellishment.  Stamp dress form on cream cardstock, trim and adhere.  Stamp buttons on cream cardstock, punch with 5/8" circle, and adhere.

12 comments:

Carola/Schokofee said...

Wonderful - I like your card!
Thanks for joining Paperminutes.

Jan Hennings said...

adorable!!

Patti J said...

Very pretty, Melissa! Thanks for sharing :)

Katina said...

Oooh, I love these, Melisa!!! Fabulous!

Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week.

Good luck!

Betty Benton said...

Great cards -- love their antique look!

happyscrapper said...

These are wonderful cards. thanks for joining us at Delightful sketches, and hope to see you back.
Hugz,
Christine

Karen Letchworth said...

This is really sweet, Melissa. I have this stamp set and just love it. Thanks for some more inspiration to use it again.

By the way, CONGRATS on your big win this week at Creative Card Crew!! I am super jelous (LOL) as I'm sure everyone is. SSS is such a great prize to win! Enjoy.

Hope you're having a great week, and please don't forget to link up at Word Art Wednesday when you get the time - we'd LOVE to have you!

Blessings,
karen

MaxineD said...

These are wonderful Melisa - so sweet and feminine.
Blessings
Maxine

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Hi Melisa, these are sew cute and the color combo is cheery and perfect to send to a friend!
Great job!

Sandy

Rosie Gustafson said...

Very cute cards. Love the colors. Thank you for joing us at Stamp N Doodle. We hope to see you at our next challenge. Hugs Xx Rosie

Abi said...

These are all lovely cards Melisa, I have lots of friends into sewing (not me, can't stitch for toffee lol!). Lovely colours & layouts xx

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Thank you Melisa for showing off our products so beautifully every time!!!

I'm adding them in a long over-due blog post
hugs from Sandy

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