Tuesday, July 10, 2007

For your little extra at Daring Cardmakers
this week, We've another Retro challenge for this week's Little Extra.This time we'd like you to find your inspiration in the 1960s.
Make sure you check out the DCM blog to see what some of the other girls have come up with
anyway here is my card, Isn't she gorgeous!!!
Swinging Bits I've used are - Basic Grey Printed Paper, Stamp-It rubberstamp 'memories' avaiable from Scrap A While, Maria George Crystals, computer generated words, Versa magic Black inkpad, sewing machine, and this pattern which I scanned and cut the image out and then applied it to my card.
Please feel free to use download this pattern for use on your papercrafts
I've reduced it to 50%

27 comments:

Paula W said...

yet another wonderful design - love the image with the BG paper.

Sarah said...

Love this card Gillian, it sums up the era perfectly!

glitterangel said...

What a fab card!

Leni said...

very pretty.

Rein said...

What a great card!

Gillian said...

This is such a beautiful layout, the colours, flourishes everything, fab work as always gillian :)

Penny said...

Tres chic Gillian! I love it!

Flossie's Follies said...

This is so cool, love what you did with it and I am old enough to remember those fashions, will have to get busy on a card for this Challenge.

Tammy James said...

Oh Gill!!
She is gorgeous!
LOve this , just beautiful!

Esther said...

Oo gorgeous retro feel to this card! Love the use of the patterned sheet, and the circle just adds that pizzaz! Love the black and white with the contrast of the lady, can you tell I lvoe this?

Elisa said...

Hi Gillian :)

So elegant this card. Love the flourish details in black and white from the pp around the image. It gives a fresh image to the card.

KardKrazy said...

Oh, she is the perfect '60's girl. Love it!

jaki said...

Perfect Gill! Love it all :)

Cris said...

Gillian, this is so incredible. Girl, you just ROCK! I love this card!!!! Thanks for all your well wishes. I'm so happy to be blogging again and enjoying your art! xoxo

joanne wardle said...

love it!! just brilliant.

Paula said...

Fabby card.
Great minds really do think alike. I was going to use a woman from one of my mum's old patterns, I just ran out of patience trying to locate them as I "tidied up" recently!!! Proves we shouldn't!!

Maisymary's Findings said...

Gill I actually had a go with one of the ladies printed out here ! Should have put them both ! lol

thanks much hun ! come over & check it out when u can ! lol

smiles, Pearl

Emilia said...

Well, this is just too fabulous!! I love the scanned image you picked ... wonderful!

Pattyjo said...

Wow! that is just beautiful!!!!

Esther said...

p.s. running vintage photo comp! details on my blog...

Mary-Beth said...

Such a scrummy card Gillian! LOL Thanks so much for including the pattern for download.

Godelieve said...

Gorgeous Gillian! Just fabulous!

Kathy said...

Fab card Gillian

I love all those retro dressmaking images

audrey h. said...

I am loving all these retro cards that i have been seeing and yours is fabulous. Love the color scheme and the stitching...you are so clever :o)

Nancy Maxwell James said...

this is fantastic! love what you created!

Sue McGettigan said...

The card is wonderful - really LOVE those stylish sewing pattern gals!

Zuzu's Blog said...

Excelent... :-) this is such a good job of Retro .. I would never have thought of using these patern images like this .. (smart girl you! :-) )