Monday, April 7, 2014

Vintage Easter postcard makeover

I took an old postcard in my collection, scanned it, corrected it and printed it out as the topper for this Easter card. It was originally a French postcard, but as it's going to an English speaking relative I changed it to an English sentiment.

I didn't have any yellow pearls so I painted white ones with acrylic paint.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations—an Easter Animal
Card Mania—Easter
Crafty Boots—Easter

Paper—cardstock, MME Designer pack, American Crafts Lucy Lemon Twist
Topper—vintage postcard from my collection
Embellishments—pearls, ribbon
Font—Alex Brush


Mrs Beez said...

Gorgeous car - love the design and the colours. Fabulous vintage image that reminds me of my childhood. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fab card, love the vintage image and the gorgeous vibrant pages. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Rose said...

adorable :)

Unknown said...

what a fun and bright card, thanks for joining us over on artistic inspirations too x

Fanny DG said...

Trop chou!!

Shea said...

This is absolutely DARLING! Love the patterns and papers which you've matched to the image to PERFECTION!! So sweet!

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