How to: combine something old and something new

This week I am on a 'shabby chic' course (I mean, I believe it is a 'shabby chic'), so this card is a little untypical for me.
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So... where do I start?
I really love 'sewing theme' cards, but I've never made one. This is the first one.
The 'old part' are the papers, which are one of the first I bought. The 'new part' are die cuts from Joy Crafts. I have inked and embossed the sewing elements: the mannequin, the sewing machine and the spool.
I wounded some twine onto the spool.
The frame for the dress is made of a die cut scrap, it was a pity to waste it. For the dress I used some tulle and a rose made of ribbon. The sentiment says 'Best wishes' and it's a stamp on a ribbon.
The buttons are also old and the tailor tape is a real one.
All the edges are distressed with a distressing ink.
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11 komentarze:

brenda 8 maja 2013 15:40  

You have certainly got plenty of texture and lace on your lovely creation Anna.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Pretty Little Ribbons and Stamping Sensation challenges.

B x

pinky 8 maja 2013 18:44  

What a perfect card for our challenge, lots of texture and a perfect card for a sewer. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.

Mary J 8 maja 2013 23:10  

That's so gorgeous, Anna! The details and texture came together beautifully!

Michelle Looi 9 maja 2013 18:43  

This is "SEW" cute!
Lovely work!
Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

♥ Doreen ♥ 10 maja 2013 16:55  

Schick gemacht.
Vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei EAC.
Liebe Grüße Doreen

Peanut 10 maja 2013 22:41  

Stunning creation, Anna! Thanks for joining our "Anything Goes" challenge. See you again next week. … x
Asha - Eclectic Ellapu DT
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Sonia 11 maja 2013 10:20  

Good morning my dearest friend^_^
Just gorgeous creation^_^
Happy weekend,

Debs 11 maja 2013 15:56  

Beautiful card with so many wonderful details.
Thanks for playing along with the Cuties.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Jessi Fogan 13 maja 2013 20:08  

Absolutely fabulous Shabby Chic! I love the thread wrapped around the bobbin, and so many lovely little elements :) Thanks for coming to play with us at Shopping our Stash this week!

Claire 18 maja 2013 17:27  

Lovely card with lots of fabulous elements. Thanks for joining in with the Fashion challenge this month at A Heck of A Challenge. Hugs, Claire x

Alex H. 28 maja 2013 20:54  

nice fashion card... love the embellishments! thanks for joining us at hoa challenge!
;-) alex h.

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