A Vintage Christmas

The image for this Christmas card is from Divas D’Este’s Merry Christmas CS. It is packed full of gorgeous images and if I have time between now and Christmas you will see other images from this sheet used for glass ornaments.
I re-sized the CS and printed onto glossy photo paper.
 As I searched for suitable pattern paper (wanted to use sepia, cream and brown tones)  the design on this particular sheet from a pack called Vintage Romance caught my eye as it has the appearance of snowflakes. Deko Ice (available from The Altered Element) was used to edge the image.

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18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jingle
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 16:46:13

    Very pretty!

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  2. 2amscrapper
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:03:24

    so lovin’ this one–beautiful vintage colors and composition! Helene

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  3. craftytrog
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:24:40

    So beautiful!!! xx

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  4. Ira
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:28:02

    Very precious card this is Lynne. Love your background papers, too! Ira x

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  5. Annette G
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 18:04:22

    Oh wow its totally gorgeous. Annette x

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  6. Lucy Edmondson
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 18:45:06

    What a beautiful image!

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  7. PetraB
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 18:54:52

    A beautiful card with a lovely vintage feel.

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  8. Martina
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 19:22:45

    So beautiful, Lynne!
    Love the vintage style!

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  9. Chris
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 20:12:04

    Just beautiful, Lynne. I love how you added the lace to the folded back corner.

    Chris x

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  10. Julie Forest
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 21:13:37

    Wow, Lynne! This is absolutely gorgeous!!! I LOVE IT!!! love, love, love the cream and brown tones! 🙂

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  11. michele
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 02:13:17

    i love every detail — including the patterned paper you used for the “winter wonderland” saying. another gorgeous work! xo

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  12. Lynn Stevens
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 05:53:16

    Love the sepia tones the gorgeous image and bits of lace! A beautiful card!

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  13. Dot Arnott
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 11:44:05

    I absolutely love this Lynne, you never cease to amaze me.
    Dotxx

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  14. Jack
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 14:24:32

    That’s a fabulous card Lynne and a gorgeous image. I really love the lace especially the turned-back corner bit. xx

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  15. Marie
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 17:00:06

    Hi Lynne,
    oh, I’m in love with this gorgeous card!!! The cream and brown tones are
    just perfect.
    Have a wonderfull evening.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  16. Valerie-Jael
    Dec 17, 2010 @ 18:41:48

    Really beautiful!

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  17. Shar B
    Dec 19, 2010 @ 18:28:55

    Very pretty, Lynne! Love the softness of the whole piece!

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  18. Penny
    Dec 20, 2010 @ 02:13:39

    So pretty, Lynne! I love the little triangle of lace in the folded down corner. Such perfect paper you chose for the image – love it!

    Reply

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