I stepped WAY out of my box today to make my card - I love the look of Graphic 45 but the vintage/shabby chic look is something I struggle with (I see other people's creations that just nail the shabby chic look and I just can't seem to wrap my head around it) but love the look of. So here's my "take" on a vintage-style card:
I stamped one of the flowers from MFT's Grand Peaceful Wildflowers stamp set onto one of the patterned papers from the G45 Children's Hour patterned paper pack with Versamark ink and embossed it with Ranger's Liquid Platinum embossing powder.
I chose that powder as I thought it went well with the finish of the G45 Ornate Metal Key that I'd tied on to the chipboard tag with some May Arts ribbon and string.
I stamped a sentiment (that I cut apart - the word "Always" was in it but it made it too long to fit on the tag so I cut it off) onto the tag with MFT's Steel Grey Hybrid Ink, then added the MA sheer polkadot ribbon and tied on the key with some MA Ivory string.
I die cut the word Happy several times and glued them together before adhering it to the card. The May Arts velvet ric rac I attached to the card with my Tiny Attacher.
I finished off the inside by stamping the flower again with ink that coordinated with the card stock, and stamped the remaining part of the sentiment with the Steel Grey ink, then I added a couple strips of the G45 patterned paper and that was it!
Make sure you visit the other blogs in today's hop, and then keep checking in to the May Arts/Ribbon Resource and Graphic 45 blogs this week as there will be new posts each day for the hop!
EDITED TO ADD: I forgot to mention Ribbon Resource has a free domestic shipping promo on now as well! Use code FREESHIP :)