How to: make a colored vintage photo

Muuuuum! I don't want to go back to school! LOL 
Yeah, going back to work after 2 weeks of winter break will be hard...
There's a new challenge starting right now at
and it's
Just that simple as it sounds. Just use ribbon.
Our sponsor for this one is
so grab your ribbons and make something for our challenge!

I decided to upcycle a ribbon for this vintage card.
But I have to start from this photo. My printer have only black ink installed at the moment, so I was wondering if Promarkers can do that and color a photo. They can! So, here's a hand-colored vintage picture with Promarkers.
I wanted to do some heat shabby embossing, too, but I haven't got 2 things: heating device and shabby embossing powder. So, I heated the elements over the candle and put the copper powder first and then white. Voila!
The ribbon is upcycled from a gift we received for X-mas (wine glasses). I love it's deep brown color. The sentiment says 'Most beautiful wishes'. For the papers, which were very delicate, I used THIS hand-writting stamp.
And here's my 'making of' photo - do you make a mess like this, too? LOL
There's only one big table at my small apartament, so when I craft, you have to eat having the plate on your knees. Not very comfortable...
Thank you for visiting my blog!
Here are my challenges:
Oldie But A Goodie - recycle (2nd entry)
Divas by Design - vintage with lace
Crafter's Cafe - use ribbon and / or lace
Paper Pretties - texture
Brown Sugar - feathers
Paper Crafting Journey - emboss that
Bearly-Mine - vintage romance
Card and Scrap - use stamps
2 Sisters - embossing
Simply Create Too - for a female (2nd entry)

19 komentarze:

Desire Fourie 2 lutego 2014 15:00  

Just gorgeously vintage. Love the earthy tones and distressing.
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Jac’s Playground 2 lutego 2014 15:38  

I'm blown away Anna, your coloured phot looks amazing and I have yo admit to smiling when reading about your shabby embossing, so creative! Oh and thanks to for sharing this with us Divas by Design, love it xx

coops 2 lutego 2014 22:43  

So beautiful anna.genius way your have heat embossed and coloured your vintage image and your design is fantastic :D

xx coops xx

Anonimowy 2 lutego 2014 23:40  

Love the vintage style of your card! Thank you for playing along with us at TCCCB.

Nadja DT

Blossom Cards 3 lutego 2014 15:16  

what a lovely vintage card thanks for sharing with brown sugar this week Rachel DT

Janice 3 lutego 2014 15:56  

What a super card, brilliant for both challenges at divas and an OBAG. Fab vintage work, a great pic and card design and super recycling. Great entry for both, Jx

Hjørdis 3 lutego 2014 16:29  

Thank you for joining us at Card and scrap with your lovely vintage Card !
Hjørdis DT .0)

Debs 3 lutego 2014 18:31  

Beautiful card - gorgeous image and fabulous detailing.
Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Unknown 3 lutego 2014 19:32  

Well, that is just stunning! I love the fact you have done your things without any tools... respect! Thank you for sharing at Bearly MIne Design Challenge. We wish you good luck and hope to see you again. Sylvia, DT-member 3 lutego 2014 20:33  

Wow stunning. Thank you for joining us at Oldie But A Goodie, Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison x

DianeMoneyGoolsby 4 lutego 2014 01:23  

Anna, Glad you're joining us at Simply Create Too for our Mother's Day/Female Challenge. Your photo card is wonderful--love that you up-cycled the ribbon, colored the photo--I love it ALL--beautiful job.

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Kym's Crafty Cards 4 lutego 2014 18:36  

What a pretty card you have made. It fits the Bearly Mine Challenge this month well of “Vintage romance”. Thank you for taking part and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

Mirella 4 lutego 2014 19:56  

Piekna kartka i super pomysl z pokolorowaniem zdjecia! Musze to kiedys wyprobowac :-) Thank you for sharing and joining us at Divas by Design this week. Hugs, Mirella

unni's scrappeboble 6 lutego 2014 22:54  

Ååååå, dette var aldeles nyyyydelig :)
Tusen takk for at du deltar på utfordringen vår :)

Card and Scrap

majsan 9 lutego 2014 00:16  

Very cute and elegant card , thank you for joining us at card and Scrap . Maria

Karen 12 lutego 2014 19:36  

Beautiful card and your desk looks tidy to what mine is - and mine is in our Dining Room. Thank you so much for joining us at PCJ for our Emboss That Challenge.
I hope we see you next month too Karen P, Paper Crafting Journey DT

Marja B. 12 lutego 2014 20:08  

I love your vintage card! Thanks so much for sharing at Simply Create Too!

Hugs, Marja
Simply Create Too DT

Andreja L. 14 lutego 2014 21:06  

What a fantastic card you made! I like all details :-))
Thank you for playing along with us at Bearly Mine and I hope to see you again!
Hugs, Andreja

Laney 14 lutego 2014 21:45  

A gorgeous vintage creation!! Thank you for joining us BMC this time

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