Saturday, 23 August 2014

Bathing Beauties

Hello.  Welcome.  Sometimes, despite previous experience to the contrary, I decide to have a go at a style I am not really comfortable with.  For me Vintage is one of those styles.   I see such lovely vintage projects but just can't get it.  Tonight I decided to try again.


I used Cheery Lynn Celtic Fire Oval Frame doily die and a picture of a couple of bathing beauties.  I used DI Vintage Photo on the diecut, backed it with a piece of kraft and added some lace around the edge.  I used Cheery Lynn Dandelions and Tea Rose Small to make the flowers and added a lace hanger and a metal charm from Korthobby.  I added some clear rhinestones to the charm.  It reminds me of vintage jewellery.  

Joining the fun at
Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge 146 - Doilies 
Korthobby - Vintage
Pretty Pink Posh Cutting Edge Blog Hop
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - To Die For 

Thanks for your visit.  Hope you are having a great weekend.  Hugs

12 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous vintage design Gail and your roses are beautiful and love the accents of the dandelions. Thanks for joining in the Cheery Lynn Challenge and good luck.
    Julie x

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  2. What a beautiful design! This is lovely! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! - Ashli :)

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  3. Wonderful vintage design, Gail, great choice to use the Celtic Fire frame. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  4. Loving the vintage look! This is so amazing! Thanks for playing along in the weekly Cheery Lynn Designs challenge! Good luck to you!

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  5. This is a lovely creationhun, I love the colour scheme and the vintage feel :) Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

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  6. You have captured the vintage look beautifully. Fabulous die used for the oval and your embellishments are gorgeous.

    Sylv xx

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  7. I think it worked out very well, love the flowers

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  8. You have successfully captured vintage charm here, Gail! Just beautiful!

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  9. Great job with the vintage look! I like the lace hanger!!! I love the vintage look as well but most of the time I don't feel like I go far enough. I am ready to stop too soon! This is fabulous with the embossed frame, pretty charm and flower embellishments!

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  10. For someone who "can't get" vintage, I think you did a wonderful job! Love the lace hanger and around the edge. Great job on the inking, too. Tfs!

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