Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Getting inspired by vintage street posts

I absolutely love old street posts and I walk past one like this pictured on my card on the way to the railway station every morning. As I have mentioned before I enjoy the challenge of including objects of everyday life in my cards. When I purchased this Prima wooden sign I had no idea how I was going to use it on my cards and  then I got the idea of using it as a vintage style street sign. 

The street post is a free image and the love birds are part of a digital wedding set I purchased sometime ago. I don't have the details of where the birds were purchased from but if I find the details will update later on. For this card the birds, street post, sentiment and border were printed on white cardstock. I added the "I do" wooden embellishment  from the Something Blue range by Prima to the cardstock with self adhesive dimensional foam. 

Paper Crafting Challenges-Only one embellishment
Word Art Wednesday-Anything goes
Through the craft room door-Anything goes
Craftitude-Anything goes
Artistic inspirations-Anything goes
Catch the bug challenge blog-Anything goes
Crafting at the weekend-Anything goes
Crafting by designs-Anything goes
Crafting from the heart-Anything goes
Crafts galore encore challenge-Anything goes
Ditzie Digi Design-Anything goes
Hobbybook designer challenge blog-Add a sentiment

I encourage you to check out all the challenges I have entered and join in the fun and please don't hesitate to tell me about any challenges you think I might be interested in :)


sue k said...

I love your style with using every day objects in your designs. Great card, don't forget to enter it into the Hiding in My Craft Room - Use a Critter challange.


Rhonda Miller said...

This is great. I love the CAS look.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is really lovely, Susan. It's such a blessing to have you stop by and share your wonderful cards in our challenges. I appreciate it SO much. Have a blessed week and come by again soon!
Word Art Wednesday

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart and good luck x

wienerhoneymooners said...

Oooh how gorgeous is this, your wood embellishment! So awesome, loveliness!

Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Challenges, and sharing your lovely creations. LOVE THEM!!

Karon said...

Such a sweet card. Love the lamp post and those fabulous little birds! TFS

Kathy said...

This is lovely. Great vintage look and beautiful CAS layout. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo.


Vintage + CAS = awesome !!!!!
Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog. We're looking forward to seeing your lovely creations again soon! Good luck in the draw.
Jen Leeflang, BUGABOO DT

fiona walker said...

A great design and layout I too love the old lampposts. Thankyou for joining our challenge this week at Artistic Inspirations.
Good luck
Fiona dt. x

Sarah Cope said...

This card is so elegant...I love it. Thank you for joining in with the Hobbybook Designer Challenge :)

Desire Fourie said...

You are definitely the queen of CAS. This is once again so creative.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Anonymous said...

Hi, A lovely card, love the image and the pretty colours. Thank you for joining Crafts Galore Encore this month. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Erin DT x

Anonymous said...

Hi, A lovely card, love the image and the pretty colours. Thank you for joining Crafts Galore Encore this month. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
Hugs Erin DT x

Bonnie Irvine said...

I really like how you have combined images and that sweet sign. It makes it so uniquely yours and is well designed. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes/Easy as 1-2-3 challenge this fortnight at Craftitude. I hope we see you again soon.

Trish a.k.a stampi said...

so darling , love the look of this card... a real keepsake.. thanks for joining us at Ditzie Digi

ScrapinShana said...

I adore the sign! This is so sweet! Thanks for joining us at Craftitude! ~Shana DT