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Saturday, April 13, 2013

"Romantic Vintage Valentine" project for DPC-Rd #1!

Hey everyone!

Thanks for taking some time to peek in!

In today's post I want to share my project from the Discount Paper Crafts challenge for Round #1! 

Here's the video of the items I got in the mail!
You can jump to 2:34 where I'm sharing the items from the package!

 

If you'd like, here's the video where I share the project!




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The theme was "Romantic Vintage Valentine"!! 
Loved that theme! 
Here are pics of my project!

My first thought was "Why not create the traditional Valentine's Day gift of a card, flowers and a box of chocolates"!!! 
Here's the set in my version of a shabby chic "Vintage Romance"!

I started with the card. I used "My Mind's Eye" paper "Blush" 6x6 paper pad and some Graphic 45 paper from an older collection called "Le Romantique"! Some of the die cut pieces Cathie sent went
so well with this paper collection!
 I do point out every item I got in my video above so you see where they all are!







  (picture above) 
I added an extra page in my card so it gives more room to write that romantic LOVE note!! *wink*

My box of chocolate Hershy's Kisses was handmade/hand built!!
I used a Sizzix die "Lace Heart Frame" and used chipboard to build the edges for the walls! I had so much fun decorating under the lid! 
I thought it was a unique idea!

 The purple flower (shown above) was painted with gesso twice then painted with a teal color to match my accent color!





 The Mystery item was a Tootsie pop!!! A TOOTSIE POP!! lol
Ah....I was wanting to eat it when I first saw it....lol....anyhow, I decided to make it the base for my bouquet! I created tiny floral bouquets wrapped in muslin leaves to soften them and added a few bundles in it especially under the main bouquet, you can see muslin leaves and ribbon flowing from the tootsie pop stick....so here it is!



   Just to share....you can see the tootsie pop between the flowers! It worked out perfect for what I had envisioned!!

  This was so much fun to make.....seriously!! :)

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I made it to round #2....omg, that one made me sweat!! lol....Here's the video of what we got. I'll share that project in a few days! I worked so hard on it, making sure to complete the requirements of the theme and techniques we were given! whew!!! lol 

 *References*
Please visit Cathie at "Discount Paper Crafts"!
For those gorgeous vintage wrinkled ribbon I used on my projects, visit
Ms. Patsy at "Prairie Bird Boutique"!
The majority of the flowers I used were from the awesome
"Wild Orchid Crafts" online....you can find tons of different flowers!!
You can find some tools, glues, glue guns and mediums I used HERE!!
The Sizzix heart die cut is available for purchase HERE!
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Thanks for popping in! Please let me know if you have any questions.
I would love to hear from you, please leave me a comment below!

Have a wonderful day!! xo, Jules:)

13 comments:

  1. oh my gosh Jules. absolute gorgeous projects. i love them. shabby gorgeous ness.. big hugs

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  2. Hey honey! Thank you so very much for your sweet comment, you always make me smile!! Luv ya Carrie!! xo

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  3. CONGRATS on making it to the next round Jules, but your project was also really outstanding, and I absolutely love it. Simply gorgeous creation on all of these things and I love the ised with the popcicle, so clever thought of you.
    I´ll cross my fingers for you for the next round too, and look forward to see, what you´ll make for it. So exited for you hun, but ofcause you´ll make that too with your wonderful skills, it´s not a problem at all, I´m sure.
    Have a wonderful sunday and lots of fun with this.

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    1. aww...Maryann:) Thank you so much! At this point I did not make it to the last round:( but I had so much fun playing along with this event! I really appreciate your words of encouragement and support! Thank you, hugs, Jules

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  4. Ohhhh wow Jules, this is great your projects.
    Hugs Astrid

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    1. Hello Astrid, Thank you so much sweetie for commenting and for your continued support! Hugs, Jules:)

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  5. WOW! Jules ypu always do great work you always come up with such creative ideas. Glad you made it to round two I knoew you would.

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    1. Hello Regina! Thanks so much for your faith in me! Your support means so much! Thank you, hugs, Jules:)

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  6. Really gorgeous -- I have to look at this again!!
    Sandy

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    1. aww...Sandy:) you're too sweet! Thank you so much!! xo, Jules:)

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  7. STUNNING work, Jules~!! I just seriously adore your TRUE shabby style :)!

    xErin

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    1. Erin honey HI!! Thank you so much! Means so much that you stopped by and commented!I really appreciate ya!:) Hugs, Jules

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  8. Love these projects! I've linked you up to my Valentines Link Party! Blessings, Laura

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Thanks for visiting! Jules