Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Birthday card with rusty background and vintage frame

This is my second inspirational project for the June challenge of the Country View Challenges: The written words. This is means you have to add text to your cards or any other crafty projects. 

My first project was a rusty tag and for that had I made a written tutorial, so now I just add some pics. But you have to know that these pictures belong to another but very similar projects.

And as a protection, I put a layer of Matte Distress Collage Medium.

As for the frame...

I cut out the frame from chipboard and I painted with DecoArt Americana Buttermilk colour. After 2 layers and after drying I inked the edges with Ranger Archival Sepia ink, then I put a thick coat of DecoArt Crackle Glaze on the top.

When it was completely dry, I smeared Ground Espresso ink into the crackles.

The text was written on my laptop, I printed it on a 200 gsm paper and then inked, spritzed and spattered it until I achieved a vintage look. I dried the paper and glued to the back of the frame. And again for sealing, I smeared Micro Glaze on the surface.

And I put together my card.

So if you have a project where you added some text, please join our June challenge because you have a chance to win a £20 voucher.

With my card, I would like to join the Frilly and Funkie challenge: Letter perfect


  1. Monika, I adore your vintage card! Using the gear die cuts on the background is genius and your frame is oh, so yummy! Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Frilly and Funkie for our Letter Perfect challenge! Hugs!

  2. Lovely rust effect on the background and the crackle looks great too, very Vintage... xx

  3. Beautiful card, Monika, yummy crackles. And of course the background is fabulous.
    Evelyn xx


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