Saturday, November 7, 2009

Vintage tutorial by Camilla

Hi, I am Camilla, the Norwegian DT-member of this wonderful DT! Today I will try to explain how I make a vintage-looking Christmas card like the one you can see above:)
The vintage style is very popular, and it is simply to make your card or project look old. You can often find distressed & inked edges, laces, roses, notepapers ect. on a vintage project.
Under here I have placed the most of the supplies for my vintage card. You can also find the recipe list at the end of this post.
First I start with colouring the image with Distress Ink, refillers.
I ink the edges, and use my distressing tool to give it an older look.
Then I have put Crackle accents on the image. Now it can lay and dry while I work with the papers.
I have punched scallops to the botton of the papers.
Then I gave them the older look with Distress Ink, vintage photo and ColorBox, dark brown.
And I use my Distressing tool.
Now the papers look like this:
Here is the notepaper. But I want it to look old!
So I curl up the paper:
Then I use a lot of ink on it!
Since it is a Christmas card, I want to have some gold on it. And use gold embossing on the edges.
With my heating tool:
Here are the embossed papers:
I use the stapling machine to fasten the lace.
Then I use my sewing machine to fasten the papers.
A peek on the card, when I am finished sewing:
Here I add some crackle paint on the image, just to make an old feeling, and a "snowy" look.
Now the card is almost finished, I just have to put on the embellishes like roses, feather and so on. Take a look under:)
Isn't the image just super cute!?!
Some closeups:
I have put vintage photo on the roses, then sprayed them with glimmer mist.
I have rolled up some of the notepapers aswell, and placed them together with the roses.
Under you may see the crackle accents on the image.
Hope you got inspired!!:)
Card Recipe
Stamp:
Whiff of Joy-Uru with bird by Norma Fickel.
Papers: Bazzill, red, brown.
Patterned Paper: Maja Design.
Colouring: Distress Ink, refillers.
Punch: Border punch from Stampin' Up.
Embellishments: lace, feather, metal-flowers under the red roses.
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts.
Techniques: Sewing with sewing machine, distressing edges with Tim Holtz distressing tool.
Other: Adding brown colour to the edges with ColorBox- Dark Brown, Distress Ink -vintage photo, Crackle accents, Crackle paint-picket fence, Glimmer Mist, staples.
The frames on my photos are made by
Xtina.

24 comments :

  1. Det finns inga ord att beskriva detta med, mer än att säga:
    -DU ÄR FANTASTISKT DUKTIG Camilla.
    Tusen tack för en maklös tutorial.
    Det är så bra förklarat och massor av bra tips.
    Allt blev så fint.
    Önskar dig en bra dag.
    Kramar Camilla

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  2. Great tutorial. My attempts at distressing so far have not been very good so its nice to see how it should be done. Now I have a step by step guide I can have a play and it should turn out okay. Thank you, take care Ann-Marie xxx

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  3. I do follow the tutorials but never think of commenting, I would like to say it looks fantastic im in awe, I will try that, I do like distressing but it is normally with ink, that little tool looks good. Many thanks for your inspiration. Christine x

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  4. Vad du är duktig Camilla! Underbart att få en inblick i hur du gör dina underbara kort!
    Tack för tipset på din sida!
    Ha en skön helg, Annacarin

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  5. Så flott en tutorial, her var det mye inspirasjon å hente. Det ligger jammen mye arbeid bak et sånt kort. Tusen takk for at du deler dine ideer med oss.

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  6. Flott kort og tutorial!!! Så flott at du viser hvordan du gjør det hele!
    God helg!
    -klem-

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  7. Thank you for sharing your magic and secret of this fantastic crackle look with us!
    I love your style!
    Hugs!
    Sandra!

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  8. I love vintage cards, this is a fabulous tutorial Camilla! hugs, jane xx

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  9. Excellent tutorial, I loved it and very informative.
    Thanks for sharing
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  10. great tutorial...love to make vintage cards....
    xxx Margreet

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  11. Så absolutt! Helt umulig å ikke bli inspirert av dette! Nydelig kort... og flott forklaring på hvordan du får til, alle detaljene! Tusen Takk! God Helg! :)

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  12. Excellent tutorial...I too love to make vintage cards and this one is exquisite.

    x

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  13. Nice recipe and beauty card
    tanx for it by by tanja

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  14. Fantastic tutorial!! Thank you so much!! Vintage is one of my favorite looks...but I haven't been able to achieve it yet!
    ~lacey

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  15. I absolutly love this card... and what an easy and great tut.. thanks for sharing :)
    hugs minxy

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  16. A fabulous tutorial Camilla! I tried some of your tips myself :)
    Katharina xx

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  17. It is a great card, with lot of techniques,
    we are going to follew all this tutorials from this blog and trying to make some of them.

    bye bye from marjan en ella

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  18. Hi Camilla,

    so much thanks for sharing this. I love the way the image looks older.
    As a beginner in stamping, it is so worthy to me.
    Thanks
    Tanja

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  19. Hi Camilla
    wow your tutorial is amazing! You've covered every step! Thanks for sharing!
    Your card is just stunning! Very beautiful vintage.

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  20. This is so very very pretty! I love the stitching and the little bit of gold heat embossing and the image is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for sharing! Warm wishes, Lesley

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  21. i am astonished at the amount of work, the different techniques, the patience, the different products, the patience, the number of papers, the patience,...i am just astonished! and very impressed! gorgeous!

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