Sunday, 18 March 2018

Vintage birthday tag

Good evening bloggers

I hope the snow isn't too bad where you are, we've had a bit here and it's just started to snow again. 

I went to Wales yesterday to go and see my darling nan who's 103 and not very well and also my sweet aunty who's also not good either.   Not a very good day, got home and felt so mentally drained that I did nothing but sleep.  I've been very tense and nothing was helping so decided to craft for few hours and I'm pleased to say the tension has been relieved.  Crafting is a great distraction! 

I made a vintage birthday tag using a page from Hunkydorys little dresses book.  I fussy cut her out and decoupaged her.  

Made tag using a white card blank, used first edition 12x12 texture papers to cover the tag.  Then used gorgeous polkadoodles paper pad to mat her onto and used one of their dies too.  Before matting her onto card I stamped around the card using tattered lace flowers stamps and Hunkydorys corner stamps and distressed with burlap. 

I cut a strip of paper and distressed it and used this textured fabric with glitter for her to sit on and curved it to give it dimension.

I distressed all papers and flowers using distressed burlap ink

The sentiment is from stuff my mom gave me which I die cut using spellbinders labels plus die and distressed and matted it onto more polkadoodles paper. 

Dies I used are: 
Spellbinders rose creation dies
Poppy crafts flowers die
Tattered lace flourishes die for the flowers 
Polkadoodles die
Butterflies are tattered lace

The pearl gems, doileys and ribbon are from my stash. 

I hope you like this one.  It helped relax me so I'm ok with that lol. 

Have a lovely evening and thanks do much for popping over

Lots of love 


Crafty calendars  : Add a tag or make one

Crafty friends challenge  - For a special lady

Papercraft Linky party  - Anything goes

613 avenue  - Anything goes

Brown sugar challenge - Spring or Easter

Crafty catz - Anything goes

Jos scrap shack - Anything goes

Morgan's art World  - Anything goes

Lil patch of crafty friends- Anything goes

A bit more time to craft  - Anything goes

Aud sentiments - Bingo plus sentiment : patterned paper, 3d item and ribbon

Simon says stamp Wednesday challenge - Easter inspired 


  1. Lovely vintage style card, Sharon, super design.

    Hope your nan and aunty feel better soon.xx

  2. Sharon, firstly I think you need a few of these (((((hugs)))))
    I hope you gran and aunty feel better soon as well as you of course.
    I love your card, everything is just beautiful.
    Have a good day
    Patricia xx

  3. Looks fab Sharon,
    Crafting is great for taking your mind of things, helped me alot in the past. xxx

  4. Thanks for your comment on my blog post Sharon I'm sorry to hear about your Gran she must have seen so many changes in her lifetime. Your card is gorgeous and I'm so glad you have entered it on my challenge blog at Crafty Calendar huggles Sue xxx

  5. This is so gorgeous!! So sorry to hear about the illness in your family - hopefully they both feel better soon!

    Thanks for BINGOing along with us at Aud Sentiments,

    Hugz Tinz

  6. Love the vintage feel you created with this card. It looks fabulous!
    Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at CRAFTY CATZ. Best of luck!
    Don´t forget our GDT call!

  7. Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Easter Inspired” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

  8. wonderful creation, thanks for playing laong with us at CRAFTY CATZ, dont forget we have a guest designer spot going for next month x carol

  9. Lovely vintage flair! TFS it with BSChallenge~

  10. This is really pretty, loving all the details and the image looks amazing!
    Thanks so much for sharing this week at my papercrafters' linky party!

  11. Hello… Thanks for entering your lovely card into our 'Special Lady challenge' at Crafty Friends.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  12. Lovely layering. Looks like you must have had a great time creating this tag!
    Thanks for sharing at Jo's Scrap Shack! Blessings,
    DT Member

  13. Gorgeous card love the fabulous design and the lovely detail and texture.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  14. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "for a special lady” challenge over at Crafty Friends & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    (DT Stempel-Magie)

  15. Oh this project is just gorgeous. Lovely work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Challenge, best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for<br

  16. How lovely, so old fashioned and feminine. So glad you joined us at Morgan's ArtWorld.

  17. Your card is very pretty and you did a great job. Thanks for joining us at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenges for our latest challenge. We look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work. {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenges} Hugs, Kathy

  18. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us this month for our "Spring/Easter" Challenge at The Brown Sugar Challenge.


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