Sunday, August 24, 2014

Stamp-A-Faire - the 1920's

Heather Nichols of Papertrey Ink serves as our tour guide on the next leg of the Stamp-A-Faire journey.  She takes us to the 1920's and inspires us to create some of the glitz that was popular in the Era.  You can see Heather's video HERE.

Heather writes: I am so excited to show you how to create your own rhinestone embellishment that was a popular must have accessory in the 1920's on jewelry, on clothing, and worn in the hair. Using a die I specially designed that is based off of a vintage 1920's jewelry piece, I will show you how easy it is to replicate the stunning rhinestone designs of the era. Gather your rhinestones, the more the merrier, to create some true Roaring 20's glitz and glamour.

I did not purchase the Stamp-A-Faire kit so I was not lucky enough to be able to make the same embellishment as Heather did but I did find a sweet little PTI die I could use.  I created this card using an element from the Baby Bootie Detail Die collection.  I cut my embellishment from acetate and applied pink rhinestones and pearls to the cut out in the pre-cut holes in the die.

This was a really fun challenge.  It openes a huge range of possibilities for creating embellishments and it makes me realize... I need more bling! ; )

My card base is cream cs by PTI.  Both pattern papers are from CTMH.  The Wishing you... sentiment is from PTI's Movers & Shakers Sentiments and the Happiest of Birthdays comes from the Birthday Classics: July stamp set.  Ribbon is by Offray.

Next stop... the 1940's : ) I hope you'll come see what Betsy Veldman has inspired.



Carole Z said...

Hi Patti, I love this card, gorgeous colours and the gemstone detail is just right, hugs Carole Z X

*Vicki* said...

Your card is so pretty and very elegant! Love the bling! :) HUGS

Taunya Butler said...

Beautiful card - love the bling and the pretty ribbon!!!

Asha said...

Oh my!!! What an elegant card, Patti! LOVE the bling-bling.
hugs, Asha

Helen F. said...

This one is lovely. I really love that PP and those sweet pink rhinestones and pretty pearls. The bow is the perfect finishing touch.