I love vintage style cards, but I find them overwhelming at times. This week's AYSI Challenge sketch really helped me to break it down.
Here's the sketch:
Here's what I've designed:
I hope I've captured a vintage look. These little images are from a hostess set and I love how fancy they are. The chair with it's ornate legs, the old style hot air balloon, and especially the parasol. Cute and vintage. I punched them out with the Postage Stamp punch and then lightly sponged the edges with Early Espresso ink. I also dabbed the sponge on the panel to distress it a little. I found the Very Vanilla was just too stark without it.
The pretty DSP is from Soho Subway designer series paper. I also sponged these edges with Early Espresso classic ink.
I'm really loving the shape of the Artisan punch. It's feminine and a little flirty. I thought the pearls added a bit of whimsy. I also tend to be pretty stingy with my pearl usage so I kind of broke out of that with this card and used
Here's one last look so you don't have to scroll back up! (Thoughtful, aren't I?)