Stamp Review Crew: A Vintage Varied Vases Card

vintage varied vases card

It’s time for the Stamp Review Crew: Varied Vases Edition! If this is your very first visit to one of our hops, the Stamp Review Crew is a group of international Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first, third and fifth Mondays of each month. Our hops are unique because each of us features the same stamp set used in a variety of ways, giving you loads of inspiration for that set. The hops are archived at the Stamp Review Crew blog. You will be able to click through each hop at any time, going directly to the posts for that hop whenever you want. This week we are featuring the Varied Vases stamp set. If you are following along in order, you have just arrived from the talented Nikki Spencer.  After visiting me, you will continue to the next stop, the creative Lou Kitzelman.  Be prepared to be inspired!

Vintage Varied Vases Card
vintage varied vases

Varied Vases is a set which is definitely very versatile. From clean and simple to layered and lacy, this set can handle it all.  Since I am feeling pretty vintage myself these days, I decided to put a vintage twist on this set by using Galvanized Metallic Paper and the Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Both of these items will be available in the new Holiday Catalog which goes live on September 5th.  I hope you enjoy this vintage Varied Vases card!

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Vintage Varied Vases Card

vintage Varied Vases

Nothing cries “vintage” more than old tin tile ceilings. The small country grocery store where my family shopped at when I was a child had tin tile ceilings.  Later in my life, a gorgeous Victorian home which had them in the kitchen made the “short list” of homes we were thinking of buying.  I was thrilled when I saw the Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder in the Holiday Catalog.  Coupled with the new Galvanized Metallic paper, it adds a distinctive vintage flair to any card.

Vintage Varied Vases card

The trio of vases was punched from Very Vanilla cardstock. The floral images were stamped in Basic Gray, and colored using Petal Pink, Pool Party and Highland Heather inks. The branches were die cut using the thinlit from the Petals & More collection.

vintage Varied Vases

The long Stained Glass border thinlit adds a Craftsman flair.  Very Vanilla 5/8″ Polka Dot Tulle and Very Vanilla 1/2″ Lace Trim was woven through the slats.

vintage Varied Vases

I hope you enjoyed today’s card.  If would like to try your hand at creating your own vintage Varied Vases card,  the supply list is located below.  Clicking on a product takes you right to my store.   You will receive a little somethin’-somethin’ from me IF you use the Host Code.   If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the Host Code.  You will automatically receive the gift from me, as well as your own Host Rewards.  Remember, the Tin Tile embossing folder and the Galvanized Metallic paper are not available until September 5th, when the Holiday Catalog goes live.

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Of course, if you ever have a question about the cards I create or the techniques I use, I am only an email away.  Now hop along to Lou to see what she has in store for you!  If you get lost along the way, you can find a list of all the hoppers at The Stamp Review Crew.  Until next time…


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  1. This card is an absolute knockout! Beautiful job!

  2. Gorgeous job, Ann. Your lighting sure brings the Tin Tile background to life. Your focal point is just the perfect addition to this creation. Gorgeous!

  3. Oh Ann! That is stunningly gorgeous!

  4. LOVE the flowers stamped on the vases. Almost an oriental/ porcelain vibe. Beautiful!

  5. When I saw this, I said that is cool, so had to comment. Totally fabulous card! Thanks for the inspiration.

  6. Love your card Ann!!! Beautiful colors & the galvanized background is awesome!!! I can’t wait to get some of that & also the dies for the stained glass set!!! Thanks for sharing. I loved the hop!!!

  7. Gorgeous! Love the TinTile embossing Ann and the lovely effect on your vases. xx

  8. Ann, so beautiful and I sure remember the vintage -that is what I am!
    : ) So lovely with the vases, dear, great work!


    the vases look so real how on earth did you do that? absolutely gorgeous

  10. OMG, Ann, this card is beyond fabulous! I just love all the amazing vintage details.

  11. What a gorgeous card!,,

  12. Oh, how I love this vintage vibe, Ann!

  13. How wonderful! I would never have thought to do a vintage card with Varied Vases but this is fabulous! Love love love it! How creative you are! (I’m feeling very vintage myself these days! ?

  14. What a beautiful Vintage card! I love the vases, and the tin ceiling look that you added. I also remember living in a Victorian home with tin ceilings. Smile BIG! 🙂


  15. Gorgeous work, Ann! That folder and galvanized paper are an amazing backdrop for the trio of vases. (Maybe it appeals to me because of my vintage status, haha!)

  16. Very pretty. I love them adorable vases as well as the embossing folder.
    Wonderful array of inspiration all around.

  17. Very pretty creations on this blog hop!

  18. Absolutely fabulous! Out of the box thinking on this one! I love it!

  19. Triple V – Vintage Varied Vases. Love your card!

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