Oct 20, 2011

Victorian Style Card and Bookmark

Hello Everyone,

I love Victorian or Vintage cards and bookmarks.  It is all sepia, pearls, lace and wonderful papers, reminding me of an era of elegance and style, times gone past, Gone With the Wind, Jane Austen and my gentle, elegant Grandmother.

 Oh I love these Victorian girls, so cute, so sweet and perfect for this card.  Wide lace over a background of two types of DP.  A focal embellishment made from ribbon, leaves and a traditional rose and a Chinese rose in reds with pearl string added.  The sentiment is encased in a file name plate and embellished with decorated pins.

The bookmarks are decorated back and front, with lace and flowers.  The bottom has ribbon between the layers with strings of pearls that match.  Beautiful DP has been used as a background and the bookmarks are distresses with ink.  I needed a vintage bookmarks for all the classic novels I read.  Just seems to fit.

These two projects were made for the Victorian/Vintage Card and Bookmark Swap hosted by my friend Yvonne on SCS.

Hope you enjoyed them.  Get inky soon.



Jess said...

beautiful :)

Jess said...

beautiful :)

April said...

You hav rocked another card! I have been hoarding my pins, but I must start using them like you do! Bravo, girl!!

Dotty xo said...

So beautiful! I especially love the bookmarks in the blues with the pearls. Stunning!

~Paola~ said...

triple Kudos on these projects...woww the card is stunning and so are the bookmarks...definetly feminine and definetly victorian.You sure are a master at applying laces and pins!!
*L*O*V*E* them!!