Sunday, 19 January 2014

My first post as DT for Scribble and Scrap! - a Vintage Book card

Hello there! Happy Sunday!

I'm here, bright and early! to let you know that after being chosen two weeks ago to be a GDT for Scribble and Scrap challenge... they invited me to be a  DT member! of course I accepted straight away!
Scribble and Scrap challenge is always ANYTHING GOES. so no excuses to join! 
The lucky winner will win  a £15 voucher to spend on the Scribble and Scrap shop (if the lucky winner used a Scribble and Scrap image, the prize is a £20 voucher!)
Also, the TOP 3 will get £5 voucher! 

so, don't wait a second (after reading my post!), take a look at the beautiful projects my fellow DTs have made and join us in the Scribble and Scrap challenge fun !

So, third card of my blogathon weekend!
For my first project for Scribble and Scrap, I decided to make a card with a twist! A BOOK CARD!
after watching lots of you tube tutorials, a got a bit from here and there and decided to have a go.

Scribble and Scrap has amazing images: vintage images, vintage and steam-punk digis, toppers and die-cutting files... They also have some new digis of lovely characters called "The Puglies". Go and check them out!

For this project I used one of Scribble and Scrap vintage sheets: Vintage Photo sheet 29.



The book card is completely made from scratch, I started with a few pieces of card stock and ended up with this! :)



I used papers from my K&Company paper pad.  I distressed them with Tim Holtz distress ink pad in Tea Dye.
I made the white clay corners myself with a mould.
I punched the butterflies with Martha Stewart butterfly punch.
The flowers and pearls are from Wild Orchid Crafts and Hobbycraft.
The string, button, doily, beads, lace and washi tape are from local shops.



The inside....









on one side, I added a little pocket with two tags, for the greetings.  The tags are from Joy Crafts. 
Used the papers from K&Company, washi tape from local shop and a punched butterfly.








I left the book part empty.
I though I could add some chocolates or a little present inside! It could also be decorated, with flowers, butterflies, ribbon...

the border is punched from a Martha Stewart border punch.







I'm entering my book card into the following challenges:

Crafty Hands - Put a tag on it (tags inside the book card)
Try it on Tuesday - In with the New (new technique) 4th entry

If you like my first Book Card, I would love it if you leave a comment! 
and don't forget to follow  :)

See you soon!


22 comments:

  1. Oh I adore this! It's amazing! How clever, I've never seen a book card before. I love the little girls image and the lace, the clay corners and your butterflies - stunning! The recipient of this should feel very special x
    Have a great Sunday! Em x

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  2. Mirella, this is absolutely stunning! Wow! Love all of your fabulous detail and design! We're so lucky to have you on the team .... looking forward to seeing other beautiful creations from you :)
    xx

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  3. How absolutely gorgeous is this project? I love it...so beautiful and girly and vintage. You've done a wonderful job and it's really lovely to have you on the team.

    Thank you for creating such a beautiful project for the challenge.
    xx

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  4. Oh I do like this, what fabulous work. Love it.

    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhands Challenge Blog.

    Moira DT xx

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  5. Congratulations on your DT position, just love what you have made and all the gorgeous attention to detail is stunning. I am a new follower too :)

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Wow, stunning creation :-) xxx

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  7. Oh Wow! this is awesome Mirella!! what a beautiful design ... I love all the pretty papers and embellishments… so many lovely details... it's perfect for our girly challenge!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Big hugs
    Sue B xx

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  8. Gorgeous project, congrats on your DT placement, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week

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  9. What a lovely book card thanks for sharing with brown sugar this week Rachel DT

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  10. A fabulous project. Thank you for sharing it with us at TioT's
    Yvonne

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  11. This is wonderful Mirella. I love the whole design and look. Welcome to Scribble & Scrap, it's so great to have you on the team x

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  12. Gorgeous book card. Love all the many details, they are fabulous. Thanks for joining us at PCJ in our Vintage/Distressed/Shabby Chic Challenge and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

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  13. Hi Mirella, this is such a gorgeous project with lovely details and embellishments.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril xx

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  14. Lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  15. A great book card,lovely layout, thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge, hugs Bee

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  16. Wonderful project. Love all the details, the color choices and the photo image just warms your heart. Very pretty would love to have this. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

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  17. Wow this is awesome!!!!!! Thanks for playing at Clear it Out. We hope to see you next time. Good luck.

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  18. What a sweet creation. Love it !! Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week. Good luck.

    Lynn, BSCB DT

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  19. This is totally stunning! I'm very curious to know how you have managed to do the side of the box to look like real pages!!! Brilliant
    You are such a great addition to the scribbles and Scrap design team!!! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did :)

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Craftitude challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky

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  20. This turned out beautiful. I love that the card itself becomes the container for a little gift...two gifts in one. Beautiful construction and attention to detail. love the vintage image and sweet sentiment. Again, thanks for Joining our Anything Goes/Ribbons and Pearls challenge at Craftitude this fortnight. I enjoyed my visits.

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  21. That's just beautiful, what a wonderful project.

    Thanks for sharing at Hobbycutz this week.

    Susan

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  22. This is smiply stunning.

    Becka DT CraftyHandys Challenge xxxx

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