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How to create a sweet vintage card . Plus a freebie!

Hi everyone, Ginny here and I’ve made a sweet vintage card using alcohol markers, distress ink and Paper Temptress papers.

For my freebie, I am giving you this classic image for your card making along with a how- to for the card!

I printed two of these images on 80# Heavenly white paper -wonderful for alcohol marker coloring and Distress Inks!

Right click and save for your card making. This is a masters engraving I adapted for card making.

My pen  coloring selection.  I normally use Spectrum Noir at home and Touch Fives for travel

I did not use a lot of different colors for this card, but I did use a lot of ink,  I was looking for a very saturated look.

I colored this card as I normally would.  Colored the little girl separately, fussy cut her and added her to the main body of the card with dimensional tape. The sky was colored with  1 shade of blue and then I worked in blending solution to give it a more natural mottled look.  After the paper dried (a few minutes) I began to dab in a little yellow, First on the back side and then on the front.  By coloring the back first it gave a ‘sun through the clouds’ look I also edged the card with chipped sapphire.

This paper really works well for blending color!

I layered the focal image on  Silver Ore paper

And finished by mounting on Heavenly White 120# base weight paper.

This paper makes a beautiful crease!

Thanks for stopping by and I Hope you enjoy today ‘s freebie. Stop over to Paper Temptress, you will love all the yummy papers and if you would like more tips and tricks for your card making, Stop by my blog at Maxam Made Studio!

Ginny M

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