Thursday, February 21, 2019

IB60 Sending Letters

Happy Thursday, peeps!  It's time for another Inspired By challenge...boy, the week flies by, doesn't it?  Anyway, after checking out Laurel's inspiration photo, I was inspired to do a vintage/eclectic card...I haven't done one of them for a while!  So here we go:

And here is the prompt:

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I searched for some papers that I knew had lots of little letters on it like this...but of course, I couldn't find it!  So I went instead for some papers by Photo Play and My Mind's Eye, stamped some vintage images from various sets and embellished it with a shabby seam-binding bow.  (You can see directions on how to create shabby seam-binding HERE).

And I think my favorite stamped image is this row of vintage pencils:

Do you still write letters?  I have to admit, I send out lots of cards but don't write letters much any more!  It is definitely a dying art!  But I still love pens, pencils and paper!  I hope this will inspire you to create something for our Inspired By challenge this week...can't wait to see it!

 Sledding in the snow one week, riding bikes the next...Pennsylvania weather is CRAZY!

Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Vintage Postcard (ret), Established Elegance (ret), Vignette: Old Type (Stamplorations), Vintage Pencils (unknown maker)
Card stock & Papers     Naturals White, French Flea Market DSP (Photo Play), Blush DSP (My Mind's Eye)
 Ink Memento Black, Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate
Accessories Pleated Ribbon (ret), Very Vanilla Seam Binding (ret), Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)
Tools     Label Punch (ret), Sponge Daubers


I Card Everyone said...

I don't think your beautiful State of Pennsylvania holds the market on crazy weather, LeAnne! It's crazy all OVER the country!
Now let's talk about this gorgeous vintage card... Every element is just so wonderful, I don't know where to start! I wondered if that row of pencils was a stamp - so fun!
I was so happy when you taught me how to microwave that seam binding, my friend - though I will admit I worried about setting it on fire!

Kampin' Karen said...

Wow, what a great vintage card...little bit of everything. I assume your sister made it to your home without incident. I kept all the letters Perry and I wrote back and forth while he was in Vietnam. I kept one from my mother, one from my mother-in-law and one from my closest friend in NY. I think you are one writes letters anymore. It's so much quicker to phone or text OR Facebook!!

Linda Callahan said...

You know I am happy when you pull out lots of bits and pieces and s/s/s! I love the pencils too......and love love love the card!

Danni Reid said...

I love the pencils too they’re perfect on your card! Such a beautiful card as always, I would love opening real snail mail and seeing one of your beautiful creations and letter, lucky recipient!

Lisa Elton said...

What a beauty LeAnne! Every delicious vintage element flows beautifully with the next. Love those pencils!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

And the sun is shining! Love this - you are so good at the vintage thing!

Nora Noll said...

I adore how you used all the fun pattern papers on this!! That vintage typewriter is perfection too!! We are having crazy weather in CT too. Just looking forward to spring right now!!