Vintage look

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Vintage Style Cards from the Archives:
Here are some cards from 2011 onwards that I have featured in past blog posts:
If you are interested in some of the techniques I used to make the clock card below, scroll to the end of the post to read more.

The Clock Card was for a sketch challenge featuring a big circle. I put a lot of layers on it, to achieve the look I wanted. The clock image is done using a technique called faux linen. The base is glossy white card which has been stamped with background images, then sanded both horizontally and vertically. It is lightly sponged with pink pirouette ink and once again sanded. The finished look is more matte than glossy but with a depth and richness to it that normal white or cream card doesn't have. I have also used the platium shimmer paint all over the card. Some of the paint has been stamped on, some sprayed on and some sponged on. Sorry this is hard to see in the photos.



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