Saturday, June 1, 2013

Burlap & Lace Best Wishes

My friend just got engaged!!  She's planning a vintage, shabby-chic wedding with burlap, canning jars, and peonies.  So...I got into my stamp drawers, pulled out some oldies but goodies to bring you this:

I'm not sure what was up with my lighting, but I never felt like I got a picture to do this card justice.  It's amazing in person!

Here's the list of supplies:
  • CTMH: Canning Jar and Paris Floral stamps (both retired), burlap ribbon, doily
  • Verve: Sentiment (Friendly Phrases)
  • Momento: Rich Cocoa ink
  • Copic Markers: BG0000, R0000, R00, R01, R24, G0000, G21,G24
  • Stampin' Up!: Baker's Twine (Calypso Coral)
  • Lace trim sewn onto burlap: Decorative Trim (Hobby Lobby)
I used the sketch from this week's Viva la Verve challenge.  Not sure where I've been, but this is the first I've seen of these challenges.  Doh!

And even though you can't see it, I did stitch the white lace onto the burlap, so I'm going to link this over to the Heart2Heart: Nip & Tuck challenge, too.

Now I know why people decorate the insides of these cards.  It's so heavy in the front that it kept tipping over while I was trying to photograph it.  Gotta say, though, it just might be  my all-time favorite.

Until next time,


  1. Becca, this is gorgeous! The phot looks just fine on this end! So happy I found you on the OWH your work. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Gorgeous indeed! Becca, this is stunning! Apparently we have both been hiding under the same rock because I have never heard of this challenge either. Love the cut out flowers, doily, lace, burlap--Hmmmm ALL of it together! Fantastic card! :)

  3. This is gorgeous! I love the contrast between the lace and burlap. Your fussy cutting and coloring is so delicate! I can see why it night be your favorite card.

  4. Becca, this is absolutely gorgeous. Love all the elements on this card.
    Thanks for sharing another goody. Sandra V.~

  5. LOVE this card! I loved Paris Floral and am now inspired to ink it up again. I love the contrast of manly burlap and girly lace--they really look great together. Your talent inspires me!
    :) Marie

  6. This is a stunning card! Love seeing the older stamp set again and I agree with Marie, the flowers and lace with the burlap is a great look! Thanks for playing along at H2H!

  7. This is so beautiful! The burlap and lace together is such a marvelous juxtaposition of textures and the jar and flowers are just so striking together. This will be cherished!

  8. Wow this is absolutely gorgeous!


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