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Thursday, 14 August 2014

MAWTT has gone Vintage

Good Morning everyone,

I'm here with something a little different today.
The theme this fortnight over at Moving Along With The Times is:
"Vintage"
Not my usual style, but hey it's a challenge!

I decided to make a wall hanging, something I've wanted to do for a while but never got round to.


The papers are from Raspberry Road called Timeless Victorian. I printed the sentiment onto the teal paper  and cut the 'Laugh' out on the silhouette in the same font. All layers have had distress ink applied and torn in places to give them an aged look. I then used some homemade texture paste through a stencil for a bit of interest. The flower was made using a scalloped circle die which I inked, wet and layered up with a brad to hold them together. Each layer was them scrunched up till I got the look I wanted. When dry the paper stiffens to give a nice firm finished piece.. Pleated vintage ribbon was also added between the layers for a bit of extra texture.

Why not go see what my teamies have created here

Have a great day!

10 comments:

  1. So much work has gone into this lovely project Carole, but well worth it I'd say. What a gorgeous wall hanging and I can clearly see that you do vintage very well! Jx

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  2. ooh this is gorgeous Carole, you put me to shame!! I do love wall hangings as well and it is worth all the hard work that goes into them. Love this! P x

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  3. Wow Carole, this is beautiful, I am so impressed I am going to save it for future inspiration!! xx

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  4. Oh Wow! this is so gorgeous Carole… I love the vintage feel that you've created… very pretty colours and fab words too… absolutely stunning! :-))
    Hope you have a good day!
    Big Hugs
    Sue xx

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  5. Oh WOW this is amazing, what a brilliant creation, Love it. The sentiment is super too, Love Hazelxx

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  6. This is so gorgeous Carole, love the design and very beautiful flower.

    Donna x

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  7. I just love this Carole - it may not be your usual style but it definitely suits you! hugs Judith xx

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous Carole, love it!
    Wendy xx

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  9. Gorgeous, very vintage, looks great, fab design, xxx

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  10. I really adore this. So very vintage and so very pretty. A real beauty.
    Greetings, Veerle x

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