Sunday, November 8, 2015

A Vintage Journey - November Destination Inspiration

I'm the Creative Guide for the Destination Inspiration post over at A Vintage Journey today.  We always travel light on these journies - and for the next 4 Mondays in November our travel trunks contain these 4 essential items:
1.  Product - Idea-ology Ribbon or Jute

2.  Technique - Smudge Stamping - Compendium of Curiosities Vol 3 pg 42

3.  Color - Rusty Hinge

4.  Substrate - a Card
 Here is the card I created using the items in my travel bag.
You'll find photos and details of just how I made my card over at my A Vintage Journey post here.  
I'd love if you could stop by!

I'm also linking my card to the following challenges:
Make My Monday Challenge -  Many Thanks
Crafty Cardmakers and More -  Thank You
Crazy 4 Challenges - Thanksgivign/Fall Card
Just Us Girls -  Stripes
Stamps:  Acorn Blueprint Framelits - Sizzix, Ledger Script - Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous
Paper:  Ranger Specialty Stamping Paper, Rustic Cream and Dark Chocolate - PTI
Ink:  Ranger Distress Ground Espresso and Rusty Hinge
Accessories:  Idea-ology Linen Ribbon, Regions Beyond Tissue Tape, Star Fasteners,  Foam dots.


Annette Allen said...

wow I love the rusty look.. so awesome

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful Julia! Love all the layers and distressed detail!

~amy~ said...

Oh I love this Julia!

butterfly said...

Caught up with this today at AVJ and left some love there - it's really fabulous, Julia!
Alison xx

Pamellia said...

Gorgeous Julia! I love the tone on tone with that wonderful vintage feel, so perfect for an autumn themed card! hugs :)

Redanne said...

I have just been over to see it and it is fabulous Julia, gorgeous colours and I love how dimensional it is too! Hugs, Anne xx

Sharyn Polesel said...

Very cool the colors! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Kim Heggins said...

Stunning...just love this and your colors are so rich and beautiful.

Sue VanDeVusse said...

This is awesome! I love this vintage beauty and you have definitely done Tim Holtz proud! The colors and design are fantastic. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

A Pink said...

A really fabulous card ! Julia The smudged effect stamping is perfect for your choice of image - along with the colours it gives a real autumnal worn appearance . Love the dimension too x

Adventures in Paperland said...

Wanted to pop over and see this in person. I love this blueprint image and it's a terrific fall card Julia. :)

Shawna said...

OMG This card is amazing.. It is so detailed and just love the acorn stamp along with your sentiment.. Speaking of your sentiment the 'ribbon' you used is unusually wonderful!! This is a fantastic thank you card.. Thank you so much for joining us at MMM..
Shawna DT

crafty said...

Lovely card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome border stripes! Thanks for joining in at JUGS~

Sally Dodger said...

A fabulous Thank You card. I love the rustic feel to your card and the acorn image makes a great focal point. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

Deb Riddell said...

Beautiful autumnal card Julia, love the smudge stamping technique! Deb xo