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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Vintage Page Map

Hello and welcome! Today I am excited about my card although I will tell you that I am terribly disappointed in the photos.  For whatever reason and honestly it is baffling to me, my pictures are clear and nice and then when I load them- just not as crisp. This card is so pretty in real life.  

But you know what, you didn't come to hear me whine did you?  This card is using a page map by Becky Fleck over on CropStop.  The pagemap is awesome and I followed it with with a couple variations.  Obviously it is not a scrapbook page but rather a birthday card.  I start with the flags along the far left and mine are varying heights and all 3 actually curl.  Then there is the picture and this is a raised frame over some designer paper and then I added the butterfly, the swirl by Cheery Lynn, along with some beads. Next is the section that shows on the map as lines and what I did is embossed this beautiful black swirled designer paper and along the bottom I did some paper piercing, the little flags and then another strip with piercing.  The final section to the far right is my sentiment along with the butterfly and some beading.  I just hope you can see some of the fine details.  


I hope you enjoyed the pagemap!

8 comments:

Bonnie Brown said...

Love your design!! It is unique and pretty! Good luck and thank you for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs.

Vicki said...

This card is gorgeous, Heidi! Love the colors and all of the details. Thanks for joining our CropStop Becky Fleck/Spellbinder Challenge.

pollyspaper said...

Heidi this card is sooo beautiful. Pink and black is one of my favorite color combinations. Just lovely. Thanks for stopping in yesterday...I've missed you : )

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Heidi - this so so stylish! Very elegant card and gorgeous colours! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs this week.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Katie said...

This is such a lovey card. I just love it. :)

Jeannie from PolkaCabana.wordpress.com said...

What a gorgeous presentation I love the colors and papers on this card. Thank you for joining in the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.
~Jeannie, Cheery Lynn Designs, DT.

CropStop said...

Wonderful combo of colors and textures. Thanks for joining in the fun at www.CropStop.com

Lisa Watson said...

Love the vintage touch wonderful card!!