Vintage Christmas Card

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Vintage Christmas Card

Yield: 1- Cards 6x4 inches
Time:  I made 20 over an afternoon
Wet Ingredients:
Ink – Alcohol Sunshine Yellow; Archival Black Soot; Distress Old Paper, Walnut Stain
Other – Archival Ink Stamp Cleaner; Blending Solution; Collage Medium (matte); Mixative (gold)
Reinkers – Distress Festive Berries, Iced Spruce, Pine Needles, Walnut Stan; StazOn Metallic Gold
Spray Stain – Distress Old Paper
Dry Ingredients:
Card Stock – Alcohol Ink (silver sparkle), Blackout Kraft Stock, Water Colour Card stock (cut 3.5 x 5.5”)
Hardware – Tiny Bells
Other – DIY Ink Pad
Ribbon – Metallic Gold Cord
Other – Media Mat, Sanding Grip, Sewing Machine, Stamp Platform, Water Colour Brush
Stamps – Christmastime 2, Yuletide Gatherings
Stencils – Grime

this is a re-creation of the card shown on the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Facebook Live. (Looking back at the original pictures, I'm pretty sure the water colour paper on the original card started at 3.5 X 5") 



here is where i stopped taking the production looking photos 






 first stamping
  second stamping
  third stamping







tutorial card

original card


  1. Awesome! I love that you showed how easy it is to make multiples as well! Such a beautiful card.

  2. GORGEOUS!!! I love this so much and have got to get my hands on that Stazon ink IMMEDIATELY!!! HOLY MOLY!!!!!!! You are AMAZING, and so is this card, thanks for sharing the tutorial!

  3. Glad you showed the gold ink because I could remember from the video what you used. I don't have that ink so I guess I better order me some pronto. Thank you for posting the tutorial!!

  4. Hey Vicki, why do you use a DIY pad for the gold ink when it has it's own ink pad? Love the card, and yes, I need the ink too! LOL...

  5. I love the gold ink offset on the black. Why did you make a custom blend ink pad instead of just using the Staz On inkpad?

  6. the ink pad is a sponge and i find it over inks the stamp


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