Embroidery reminds me of my grandma ... when I started thinking about possibilities for my design, I came across some vintage Ideals magazines, which also remind me of my childhood ... sitting at my Gran's house taking in the art on every page ... so I decided to use one of the pictures for my card design.
I added a simple stamped and embossed Hero Arts sentiment and a quick & easy card was complete.
Registered: May 15, 2005 Location: Arlington, Washington Posts: 30291
Fri, Dec 30, 2011 @ 7:28 PM
How to cute are these sweet little kitties... What a fun way to make a fast and fantastic card! Adding the sentiment is perfect!
I really enjoyed making a special inspiration card for you Stef, thanks so much for asking me!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 60544
Fri, Dec 30, 2011 @ 7:51 PM
Stef, I have fond memories of those Ideals magazines too...especially the Christmas ones. Your card brought back warm thoughts. Your card would please any cat lover and used a cute image to its best advantage.
Registered: November 7, 2006 Location: Willamette Valley Oregon Posts: 22321
Fri, Dec 30, 2011 @ 8:37 PM
Thanks for the trip down memory lane with your card and thoughts, Stef! I can be right there with you and thinking of my grandmother and what a skilled seamstress she was! I like the simplicity of your card, perfectly upcycled. Happy New Year
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Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10642
Fri, Dec 30, 2011 @ 11:53 PM
what can one say but....AAAWWWEEEE !!!!...:0), these little guy s are just adorable. neat inspiration too, will work for yarn, so cute.
Hve to say I too remember looking at them magazines, havent seen one in soooo many years. They were sooo neat. cannot remember if it was gramma or moms. they had so many neat things in them fro stories to poems to sweet and pretty pics like this one. Love how you turned one into thsi sweet card. well done...TFS and for the neat place for inspiration...:0)
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Registered: July 25, 2011 Location: Georgia Posts: 34462
Sat, Dec 31, 2011 @ 5:51 AM
OH I love "IDEALS"!!! We were really poor growing up but somehow my mom acquired an Ideals Magazine one year. I remember looking through it over and over and over!!! What a fun way to recycle too by using a picture like that on your card!