Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Vintage Key to My Heart Card

Hello everyone! It has been busy all around--summer days fly by especially quickly don't they? All of the heat is making my cats very inactive during the day, but it has been quite the opposite for me. :D 

Each week there are free live concerts at the park near my home. I would like to attend one, but my boyfriend is working in Pennsylvania during the weekdays now so I feel like all the mood is gone when I come home from work. Do you ever feel that way?--you want to do something, but going alone is just not as fun as with your partner so you end up not going altogether. 

Anyway, on to more exciting things...!!!

This week, we're all kicking it old school at Tuesday Alchemy--vintage! You can see how amateur I am in this area through my card! xD This is my interpretation of "key to my heart."

 I'm normally more of a modern girl, so it was quite a challenge for me. I do apologize if you feel offended that I interpreted vintage crafting as inking the corners in brown and using other muted colors. :X My knowledge of crafting vintage is very limited.

 The words are rub ons and the heart was colored in yellow acrylic paint with bits of white here and there. The surface dried a bit crackled, so I took that as a cue to dab on brown Perfect Pearls to attempt a distressed look. 

It's an awesome prize this week as Flonz is giving away a cool $20 Store Voucher to one lucky winner! Enter your vintage crafts for a chance to win!

This card will be entered in:
-Make It Monday #99


  1. Beautiful card sweety:)

  2. I overcome.such beautiful heart. and so beautifully card!

  3. This is a super vintage card Eileen
    x catherine

  4. This is beautiful Eileen! Love the inked edges, the pretty lace and sweet details! Have a wonderful week! Hugs and sunshine

  5. Beautiful card and I love the aged heart too!!

    Hugs and smiles


  6. I love this card Eileen, the crackling on the heart is great :D

    *hugs* Shell x

  7. What a beautiful and elegant card! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  8. love it eileen! great job as always!


  9. I really love your card Eillen! The key, chipboard heart and sentiment is the perfect match! Crackle paint on the heart provides great vintage look.
    And punch from MS is must on scrap table! :)

  10. Hello Eillen,
    This is something else:a card with powerful message and everything looks beautiful! This is like a "secret message" to somebody you love!
    I am back for 2 days now but couldn't find time to get into the place I left.I have so many things to do and we have strong heat everyday....The nights aren't so good for a pleasant sleep..Well,it is summer but a little bit too difficult to live with! Our vacantion was beautiful:we even had two rainy days that made us...happy! The skin is brown and have some beautiful pictures that I will post on Dana's blog! Marinel-the tomcat is in good shape but he doesn't like this heat too! I will write you more about us next time and You must know ,we (me and Dana) carry you in our thoughts all this time! Send my best regards to your family and Dmitry!

    hugs and kisses for you,

  11. What an adorable card Eileen, such wonderful chipboard elements and pretty colours, any recipient would be over the moon! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, hugs, Ira x

  12. Your card is lovely Eileen! I saw it on MIM. My entry is #245

  13. Love this vintage card and how you distressed the edges.

  14. Hello Eileen,Where are you ? I miss you a lot and I get scared when I saw your black sign instead of your beautiful smilling face.I hope everything is all right with you and family! Here we have the hotest day of this year:over 40 degree Celsius and we are melting away..wearing a wet towel on our sholders and wet hair and the nights are so hard to bear....oh,I hope it will pass soon.I am thinking of you and I am anxiuos to get a good answer from you! love for you and Dmitry and the whole family! Cheers,


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