Vintage Street Market & May Arts Blog Hop Day 4

Wow, this fun-filled week is just flying by!

Tomorrow, we announce the winner of the BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY, so be sure to enter. 🙂

Our first set of projects were created by Cherry Nelson (http://cherrysjubileehome.blogspot.com):

Cherry uses Dimestore Vogue die cuts and Family Fun Meghan Kay cardstock for these super sweet pockets. The May Arts green and pink striped twill ribbons complement the die cut buttons perfectly and add a playful touch. What a great idea to tie some bling to the center! The May Arts lace trim also adds subtle texture to the bottom.

For this card, Cherry layered the Dimestore Vogue tags and die cuts to create the card’s focal point. The satin ribbon layers beautifully on the twill to create a bundle of bows!

For our last project of the day, Heidi Blankenship (http://embellished-dreams.blogspot.com) “dolls up” one of our Dimestore Vogue ladies on a really creative button card!

Per Heidi “All of the pattern paper and die cut images are from the Paper Sheets & Tags Dimestore Vogue Collection.  I used the pattern paper and the pink tape measure border and then I added white lace across the top of the card and above the tape measure border and I also added some white seam binding.  Then I added the die cut images of the lady and button tag.  I used several of the button die cuts.  For the buttons I punched holes and added thread, then used 3D foam squares to pop of the buttons and add some dimension.  I hand sewed the blue crochet lace trim and the smaller white lace, layered the two pieces, added a ribbon buckle and flat back pearl to make a rosette.  To finish off the card I added a white seam binding bow and some white pearls to the lace trim and for a necklace and earring.”

So many May Arts ribbon ideas on this card! The ribbon rosette is another great way to use those special ribbon scraps-what a great accent!

Thank you so much for joining us today! We hope you’ve been inspired to try some of these ideas on your next projects.

More fun projects tomorrow, and be sure to pop over the May Arts Blog for more ideas and Giveaways!

Have a happy day,

Michelle

 

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13 Responses to Vintage Street Market & May Arts Blog Hop Day 4

  1. Denise Bryant says:

    Fun cards! Love the combination of Vintage Street Market and May Arts!
    DeniseB

  2. rush says:

    these are absolutely gorgeous! i love sewing themes! thank you so much for sharing!!!

  3. Strike a pose! Vogue! Fabulous projects all this week!!

  4. Sue D says:

    These are beautiful–I like the vintage pattern look and the bling.

  5. Rita Barakat says:

    wow! These are all so gorgeous! WTG ladies!

  6. Amanda Parham-Hall says:

    Great projects 2day! Luv the “Paper Doll” tag thingy~lol! So clever & I thought that those die-cut buttons were real:) Thanx~prhmangel(at)gmail(dot)com

  7. SuZeQ says:

    Both of these women sure can produce beautiful cards. Thank you so much for sharing!

  8. my gosh, everything shown here today is just beautiful! so happy to see you teamed up with May Arts! 🙂

  9. Beautiful, beautiful as only Cherry and Heidi can do! Vintage Vogue has never looked better! Great use of the May Arts ribbons too…I love them!

  10. Nikilynn Madera says:

    Holy COW… those are just fantastic!!!! LOVE them all!!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Amy #8546 says:

    Very pretty all the way around. I love how you used the ribbon too.

  12. Smokie says:

    The detail on these cards is very cute. The buttons and bows echo the style of the dresses.

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