Tag Archives: vintage

Believe Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I’ve been a busy little bee creating loads of Christmas projects and I’ve fallen into a Victorian groove lately. Or at least this is my version of it. I think it’s the scripty font on sentiment die cut and the vintagy Santa.

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This combination of paper patterns reminds me of wall paper in a lovely old house in England. Not that I’ve ever been. Maybe someday. Travel goals.

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The chipboard window is finished to look very antique and has faux snow in the panes to look like a frosty Christmas scene.

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Holiday die cuts are layered here with spacers for depth and some have more of the “snow.”

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A tiny number tag is clipped on to accent the window. All of the elements here are layered over a pretty die cut doily in crisp white.

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Last but not least sparkly jingle bells, ribbon, and twine.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Believe Christmas Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Double Window Ornament

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Celery Plaid Ribbon, Ivory Burlap String

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

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Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card

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Hello everyone! I hope you enjoyed a lovely holiday with your family. This year we had two Thanksgivings  so that we could spend time with all the Peeps. Last night we had dinner with our Niece and her Husband and family. It was really a great time with delicious food and new friends!

But back to work today…..Santa’s elves never rest after all. I’m sharing a Christmas greeting card with a gorgeous Santa image.

Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card Polly's Paper Studio 01

The images are traditional….but I think it has almost a Victorian theme. Maybe it’s the font on the  sentiment die cut?

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I know I’m obsessed with vintage buttons….but this is a record amount for me to add to one card. And I ain’t even mad lol.

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Pretty coordinating  trims and flowers : )  I’ve layered in a die cut wreath here as well and tucked in a crisp white doily to create a base for the embellishments.

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Have you noticed a trend here with the dark plaids?  If I’m being honest….I want to put plaid on every project from now on.  This time it’s paired with black patterns on kraft cardstock and I love how it turned out!

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Vintage Santa Love Christmas Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Swiss Dots on Red Satin, Red Cherry Blossoms, Ivory Burlap String.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Vintage Santa Bingo Christmas Greeting Card

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Hey there Peeps! Did I ever tell you how much I love adding GSL chippies to my Christmas projects? Well I do…..so much. And I can alter them for any style so that makes them pretty much the perfect embellishment. For this card I’m mixing a bit of vintage with a bit of retro and I think it’s pretty fabulous!

Vintage Santa Bingo Greeting Card

 

I used the chipboard to create a bit of a frame for this Santa image.

 

I choose the colors to coordinate with the papers.

 

And layered them up to create a lovely focal point on this card.

Then topped it off with gorgeous flowers and holiday embellishments.

A bit of ribbon and vintage buttons and voila…Christmas perfection : )

 

I selected the chippies and wiped them down to prepare them for altering.

Embossing powder is a great way to add detail. I’m using silver for the frame and metallic red for the berries.

I finished the snowflakes in white with a sparkly top coat and the stars in chartreuse because it’s fun to say and it looks very vintagy.

Here’s the pan for the arrangement. It looks so festive!!!

Loving the retro and vintage style mixed up.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Vintage Santa Bingo Christmas Greeting Card

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Layered Frame Bella Round, Snowflake Shape Set, Winter Shapes Set, Deco Stars.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~Satin Swiss Dots on Red, White Rose Bud, Red Rose Bud, Mums Cream, White Open Roses, Red Aster Daisy, White Spiral Stamens.

Okay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Santa Must Like You Greeting Card

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Hey there all my favorite peeps! I’m sharing a card today with the cutest cheeky sentiment. I mean it’s Christmas time lets have a little fun right?

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Santa in a onsie is pretty much the most holiday thing don’t ya think?

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I’m using very traditional colors here but mixing it up with a whimsical focal image. I think my girl Martie would approve. shout out to Martie whoop whoop!!!!

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Pretty holiday inspired flowers with ribbon and twine…..swooning.

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An itty bitty rose for this corner too so it’s not left out : )

Polly’s Paper Studio~Santa Must Like You Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Satin with Gold Edge in Forest, Ivory Burlap String, Red Tea Rose, Red Open Rose.

Okay I’m off to do the shopping. But not for fun stuffs…..we are out of food lol the cupboards are bare….so I’m on my way to the markets. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

 

Retro Santa Gift Tags Project Flip Through W/Video

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Hey there Peeps. Well you all know I would get into that new Retro Santa Digital Collage sheet and have some fun playing with the tags. I’ve prepared a short video to share the projects I created…..

If you enjoy the video please give me a thumbs up and if you are not already click subscribe so you won’t miss out on all of our future videos.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

As the Crow Flies

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There is so much Halloween going in in my shop right now friends and I just want to share it all!!! This card is one of my favorites.

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I really love plaid. I mean like a lot. Really. I will plaid anything that stands still.

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This crow is just so cool. It’s layered over a vintagy clock which for some reason made me think of the expression Time Flies. Isn’t funny that phrases stick in your head?

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There’s Petaloo flowers here along with handcrafted paper flowers, and even one I created with metal.

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These die cut feathers really fill in the arrangement and give it height….it also looks pretty cool right? They’re layered over a spiderweb and netting.

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Sequins and bling add detail…and a little sparkle.

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So many layers here….and I love them all!

As the Crow Flies Halloween Greeting Card at Polly’s on Etsy.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Plaid Ribbon Black

OKay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Happy Holidays Santa Christmas Greeting Card Blog hop with RRR

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Hey there Peeps and welcome to the October Blog Hop with Really Reasonable Ribbon.

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The team is creating projects with the October Ribbon Club Christmas Assortment.a9174-october2bribbon2bclub2bassortment2brrr

You should be coming to me from my dear friend Gloria. If you’re just joining in you’ll want to head on over to the RRR Blog to start at the beginning.

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I’m loving the traditional colors of this collection it goes so well with this gorgeous vintagy Santa.

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I’ve added so many fun seasonal embellishments.

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Evergreen picks with sparkly berries are joined by large dimensional flowers and a festive jingle bell.

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Chipboard flourishes finished in white with a bit of sparkle add lots of texture without competing with the busy patterns.

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Snowflakes and vintage buttons and a large tag with eyelet and tied with twine helps to fill in this side of the card and balance the floral arrangement.

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Of course you all know I love my die cut doilies and prills so I added those too!

Additional RRR supplies used are~ White Magnolias, Red Aster Daisy. 

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Flourishes, Snowflake Shapes Set.

Okay your next stop in the hop is the lovely and talented Cheryl.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G