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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Free Vintage Digital Stamps - Cupid Symphony

Just a quick reminder that I am looking for DT's for my new challenge blog over @ Eclectic Ellapu.
This is a new venture and I hope you will support me on the journey.  If you are interested in joining just pop over and have a look around.

Now onto business....

Its challenge time over @ Creative Card Crew this week and the theme is Newsprint, Map or Sheet Music background so I chose Music.  We are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp with a $20 gift voucher so best you head on over and join in the fun.

I used a really cute vintage digi image from Free Vintage Digital Stamps - Cupid Symphony.

I just love that site so full of gorgeous vintage images.  Did I tell you I like vintage or have you guessed already LOL.  Anyway there wasn't too much colouring needed as there alot of shading on this so it wasn't that hard to do.  I did however use my crackle stamp over the top with clear embossing powder. I used a metal corner which I embossed using Tim Holtz crackle powder and then rubbed over with gold leaf.  The ribbon I used for the bow I cut down the sides and frayed it up to make it look old.  I had used all my vintage ribbon stash up so had to improvise LOL.  I used a leaf vine trim in brown and light pink to drape round the image from my hand made flower.  The flower and the pink vine trim along with the muslin (just showing) beneath the image and flower had the mahogany distress ink treatment. That is why you cannot see pink vine as it is now mahogany LOL. The backing paper and the image had a smidging of it also.  Did I mention I love distress ink LOL!!! 

Anyway that is enough of my babbling and without further adieu here are the pics you may have been waiting for..............

Anyway why don't you all head over to Creative Card Crew for our current challenge and have fun creating to be in with a chance of winning the wonderful prize from Simon Says Stamp

Thats it from me right now.

Hugz and love Elaine xxx


  1. Love your vintage flair to your card.. Thanks for joining us at CS challenge and good luck~

  2. How sweet is this image. Wonderful card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. joann sassy raggedy

  3. Fabulous image and card. Thank you for joining us over at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

    Joan x

  4. Beautiful vintage card! I really love that Digi cupid stamped image. Very nice colored. Having music as your background was perfect for your Digi image. I also really like your other embellishments you've used to create such a perfect vintage feeling. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  5. this card is a beautiful vintage artwork. I love the crackle look on it.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simply Create Too.

  6. A very pretty vintage card, I love the cute image. Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey

    hugs Vicky xxx

  7. Love your card. caught my eye on MIM xx

  8. Such a gorgeous card Elaine, love the vintage style..just read your profile and nearly fell off my seat laughing about the pole dancing..sooo funny..
    and the very best of luck with your new challenge blog..

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  9. This is great thanks for joining us at WD saw you on Mim xx Jan

  10. This is just precious. I love the colors and the feel of this.
    This is a great Creation. I would like to thank you for coming to our weekly challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Challenge Blog.
    Tammy Ortiz
    Founder of
    Tammy Scrapin Corner

  11. Stunning card Elaine. Love the image and how you've coloured it in. Thanks for joining in this weeks Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny x

  12. O my word this is beautiful... love the vintage feel and the crackle effect is brillant.. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy... Hugs May x x x

  13. Fab card, so glad you played along with CRAFTY CATZ this week, X Carol

  14. so pretty, love the vintage feel, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop this week,hugs, martina

  15. Cute card! You chose a fantastic digi. Thanks for playing in the Critter Sketch Challenge.

  16. cute card thanks for joining us at critter sketch and good luck emma xx

  17. A great card, love the image and embellishments you have used. Thanks for sharing it with us at Whoopsi Daisy for our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge. Hope to see you next week. Hugs Christine x

    New Daisy & Friends At Christmas CD launching at 10.00am (UK time) Sunday 19th August on Create & Craft.

  18. Darling images Elaine! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions Stamps!

  19. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Critter Sketch Challenge "Digi Week” with us! Just loved your card, and hope to see you back here next week!

    CSC DT
    Jenn Zeeb

  20. Thank you for sharing your fabulous VINTAGE card with the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show, I love the digi cupid, really fabulous and the different colors wowwzerss fabulously done, thank you for sharing, hugs terry xxxx

  21. Hi Elaine,

    Did you know that you used a semi-retired Great Impressions stamp
    called "Baby Composer" on your creation?

    Your name will now be entered twice for a chance at some free stamps! boot you are entitled to a coupon code worth a whopping 25% off on any order you place at Great Impressions Stamps through the month of August.

    Please contact me at
    so I can send you your coupon code to get your shopping on :)

  22. Love this image! Such a pretty vintage card.

    So glad you were able to join us for the August Challenge at Great Impressions Stamps.

    Hope to see you for September's Challenge - Sentimental Journey!

  23. Thanks for playing with Clearly Inspired Challenge in August as you won a prize just for playing!


Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx


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