3 March 2012

VINTAGE CHILDREN MINI CARD SWAP

Have you visited Tabby's Swaps! yet?  Her first swap is for mini cards (1x3) featuring vintage children.  

For my first set I used images from PaperWhimsy "Beautiful Faces", a favourite at the moment!  Scans of Victoria scrap from my own collection.  The names?   It was a very popular Victorian trend to give girls "flower" names.  In fact my grandmother born in 1892 was Violet Rose.  I did the distressed embossing technique using Tea Dye Distress Ink to give that rusty old look.  A gilt edge on each for a bit of Victorian elegance.

 

16 comments:

  1. What a wonderful assortment of mini cards! I love the Victorian look, and always will! Valerie

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  2. OMG!!!!!!!! THese are just adorable Sandi!! I just love the names you gave them!! I am having a hard time deciding which is my favorite! They are just precious!!
    Thank you for sharing the link! I will check it out!

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  3. I just went and signed up...I hope I can get in!!
    Too much fun!
    Miss you :0)

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  4. I love them all Sandi and I love that you named them!

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  5. These are fantastic moo's, Sandi!

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  6. Wow those are just darling! Sorry I have been missing in action, I get the winter BLUES and Im trying to snap out of it, get my mojo back and get back into blogging!

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  7. These are wonderful~ I love the spring inspiration, such great details! :D

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  8. Ohhh! love your blogsite Sandi...it's so whimsical and beautiful!! xx

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  9. What a wonderful collection of mini cards - I love them all. I love your grandmothers name, it reminded me of my Mother-In-Law, her name was Violet Daisy May.
    xxx Hazel.

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  10. Sandi, these are charming--so pretty!
    I need to get mine made . . .

    :)

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  11. Hi Sandi, thanks so much for stopping by. I love your images, something must be wrong with my computer, i can't see any of the writing on your blog!!! I will visit again tomorrow!

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  12. Sandi,
    Love the 1x3, so darling.
    I thought of joining this swap group. I think the size is a little smaller than what I am used to working with.
    Thanks for stopping by my "few vintage items added". I have not started in with the spring decorating, will wait a bit yet.
    Have a great weekend.
    Michele

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  13. An "awwwwww" actually escaped from my lips as I opened the link to this post.....so delightful---the flower names are a nice vintage touch!

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  14. These are beautiful, so lovely..I love the little flower names, it's' sooooo sweet! :)

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  15. These are all delightful!

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