2019 Topic 17: A Vintage Christmas
Hi everyone, on the PaperArtsy blog I'm sharing my take on topic 17 which is 'A Vintage Christmas'. I chose to work with gorgeous recently released Christmas stamps and stencils by Kay Carley. All the stockists for the stamps and stencils I used can be found on this post. It's nice to do a pretty project like this now and again with lots of sparkle and a gorgeous palette of colours that I feel can reflect vintage from Tracey Scott's new Fresco Finish Chalk Acrylic Paint release. Stockists for the paints can be found at the end of this post.
I enjoy decorating gift bags and making tags for my Christmas gifts and everyone seems to appreciate them which is nice so I feel it's worth the effort. This one will be for my mum, it can be easily pegged onto the top edge of the bag.
There's a gel print in the background using some of the paints listed above. The Fresco's create a really nice base for stencilling and also for colouring with pencils, the mono print gives an even coating of paint on the card with a little tooth for the pencils to grab. Die cut holly, a silver skeleton leaf, silver mini clothes peg, and a silver glitter matting layer all help to add the vintage sparkle.
The recipients name could be written in the heart instead of using a gift tag.
A bit of glitter card is another favourite thing of mine to use at Christmas and some wrinkled seam binding too.
Have a good week.