Vintage Card with Masking and Embossing

Today’s project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

This card all started with a piece of “card salad” from when I was creating designs for my Faux Patina Technique class. So, what is “card salad”? Well, it’s simply the term I use for all the leftover bits and pieces from a given creative session. I often end up with lots of little gems that I never managed to incorporate into my final projects. Sometimes I go into my little “card salad” baggies and just start playing. The tag was created from one of my “card salad” baggies.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Now, this tag is dry embossed, then heat embossed with copper embossing powder, and then I’ve added various colors with my Blending Brushes. For all the details make sure to check out my video at the end of this post.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Next, I prepared all the pieces for the front of my tag. These were attached with a combination of Mini-Glue Dots, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals, and Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

The sentiment piece was heat embossed with copper embossing powder on a piece of Soft Sea Foam cardstock.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

I fussy-cut the sentiment with my Paper Snips.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

On this version of my Vintage Card, I used Mint Macaron ink with one of the Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks to create the background pattern. This set of decorative masks is retiring on May 2nd. Make sure to purchase these soon if you want them. You get a set of four different masks for just $8!

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Here’s a close-up so you can check out some of the details at the top of my card:

I love the rustic, vintage look of the tag!

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Now I ended up creating two versions of this card, the one you’ve seen here, and one that I made during my Facebook Live video. Scroll down just a bit to see the second version of my card.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

As you can see this second version is quite different from the first one!

On this alternative card, I created the tag in a different way and used Soft Sea Foam ink for the masking in the background, instead of Mint Macaron ink. Changing these elements created a very different end result.

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

For the second version of my tag, I heat embossed on the side with the letters raised so there were just touches of copper on the raised areas. On the original version, I heat embossed on the side with more flat areas so there were much larger areas with copper embossing.

Here are my two vintage cards side by side:

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

I hope you enjoyed seeing my Vintage Card and that you’re inspired to create!

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Scroll to the bottom of this post to see project dimensions and a complete supply list with links to my online store!

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


More Going On Now


Current Hostess Code:

RDRZ2WXG

Become a Stamp Club Member and get a Free Class-To-Go and Free Products!

If your order is $150 or more Do NOT use the host code! You’ll get host rewards AND an additional gift from me!

Not sure how to apply the Host Code? Click HERE to learn more.


Click below to see the January to June 2022 Mini Catalog!

MiniCatalog Jan-Jun 2022 Catalog Cover

The 2021 – 2022 Annual Catalog is RETIRING on May 2, 2022!

Get Last Chance products before they’re gone!

Click HERE to request a catalog if you intend to purchase Stampin’ Up! products through my online store.

2021-2022 Annual Catalog Cover

See Last Chance Products on my website by clicking below!


Learn how to make this Vintage Card in my Facebook Live video here:

The project demonstration begins at around 10-½ minutes in case you’d like to jump ahead.

If you watched this video here on my blog and enjoyed it, please go on over to my YouTube channel and give it a Thumbs Up, Share it with friends and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I’d be so grateful! Plus, once you subscribe, you’ll have the option to click on the bell, to be notified whenever I publish a new video.


Project Dimensions:

  • Crumb Cake Card Body: 8-½″ x 5-½”″
  • Pool Party Layer: 3-13/16″ x 5-1/16″
  • Vanilla Layer: 3-⅝″ x 4-⅞″
  • Copper Strip: ¼ ” x 2″
  • Vanilla Inside: 4″ x 5-¼”
  • Scraps in Soft Sea Foam, Mint Macaron, Soft Suede, and Very Vanilla for Die-Cut pieces

Project Supplies:



Tags:

About Me Page

I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

Fun with Die Cut Masking

March 25, 2023
Posted in ,
Learn how to do the die cut masking technique with the Brilliant Wings dies, the amazing Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer paper and more!

In today’s post, you’ll see several projects made with the Die Cut Masking Technique. Die Cut Masking is super easy. Plus, there are tons of creative possibilities with this technique. For today’s projects, I’ve used the Brilliant Wings dies to create my mask. On some of the projects, I’ve also used the amazing Naturally Gilded […]

Watercolor Technique with Acrylic Blocks

March 18, 2023
Posted in ,
Check out one of the easiest Watercolor Techniques ever! We'll use acrylic blocks, ink pads, a spritzer and the Greatest Journey Stamp Set.

Check out my projects with an easy Watercolor Technique and the Greatest Journey Stamp Set! This watercolor technique is so addictive! I could not stop playing with this and ended up making 8 cards each with a unique watercolored background! This is just soooo fun! The images here were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink […]

Mystery Boxes 20th Anniversary Offer!

March 14, 2023
Posted in
I'm celebrating 20 years as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator by purging my retired items. Get a Mystery Box with over $200 in products - 2 ways!

I’m super excited to share my Mystery Box 20th Anniversary offer! This month marks my 20th Anniversary as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. One of the ways I’m celebrating is to do a massive purge of the many retired crafting items I own. All of my old Stampin’ Up! crafting products need good homes! Mystery Boxes […]

Fun Fold Cards Tutorial with the Hello Irresistible DSP!

March 11, 2023
Posted in ,
The Hello Irresistible Designer Paper is today's featured product. Subscribe to my newsletter to get the Fun Fold Cards Tutorial for FREE!

Todays Fun Fold Cards Tutorial is a blast from the past, in honor of my 20th Anniversary as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator! Each year on my Stampin’ Up! anniversary one of my favorite things to do is pull out a project made earlier in my time as a demonstrator, and remake it with current Stampin’ […]

March 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

March 6, 2023
Posted in ,
Check out the March 2023 Color Challenge & Color Fusers Blog Hop! The color combination today is Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron & Soft Sea Foam.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and March 2023 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Janneke Dijkstra de Jong’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! […]

How to make a card with the Irresistible Blooms Bundle & Emboss Resist Technique

March 4, 2023
Posted in ,
The Irresistible blooms bundle is gorgeous when paired with the emboss resist technique. Learn how to make this project here!

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a gorgeous project made with the Irresistible Blooms Bundle which is a new Online Exclusive item! So, what that means is that the Irresistible Blooms bundle and other Online Exclusive products will NOT appear in a paper catalog probably ever! You’ll only be able to see and find these […]

Mystery Host Party Opportunity & More!

February 22, 2023
Posted in
Mystery Host

Place a qualifying order and you could be the Mystery Host or win a FREE Stamp Set! Scroll down to see all the details! To Participate: Additional Details: Deadline to Participate: February 28, 2023 at 5 pm ET! Click “Shop Now” and the Mystery Host Party host code will automatically be applied to your order: […]

Learn How to Get Color Inspiration from Designer Paper!

February 18, 2023
Posted in ,
Get color inspiration from designer papers you love! The "Enjoy the Journey" designer paper was the inspiration for today's color scheme!

Do you ever struggle with finding color combinations you love? If so you are going to love today’s post for finding color inspiration ideas! Each month I have an Idea Sharing Challenge in my Treehouse Chicks Team Facebook Group. Team members earn Chicks Bucks for sharing project ideas that they can redeem for product credits […]

February 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

February 6, 2023
Posted in ,
Check out the February 2023 Color Challenge and Blog Hop! My project features new products from the January to April 2023 mini-catalog.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and February 2023 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Melanie Hockin’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The color […]

Unique & Easy Card with Dainty Flowers Designer Paper

February 4, 2023
Posted in ,
I am in love with this unique & easy card made with the Dainty Flowers Designer Paper and the Stampin' Up! Easter Bunny Bundle!

I am in love with this unique & easy card made with the Dainty Flowers Designer Paper. Get this paper FREE with a $50 order during Sale-A-Bration! This card design came together so quickly and it was such an easy card to make. I sort of stumbled onto this design when I was noodling around […]

DIY Valentine Treats – 2 Quick & Easy Projects!

January 21, 2023
Posted in ,
Check out these two quick and easy, diy Valentine treats! They are made with the Stampin' Up, Country Floral Lane Suite.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two quick and easy DIY Valentine Treats. These DIY Valentine Treats feature the Country Floral Lane Suite and the Dandy Designs Sale-A-Bration designer paper. I’ve made two versions of my pop-up chocolate bar sleeve (shown just below) and two versions of the simplest pouch you’ll ever make (shown later […]

January 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

January 2, 2023
Posted in ,
My January 2023 Color Challenge project features the Ginkgo Branch Bundle from the January - April mini-catalog which is live on 1/5/23.

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and January 2023 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Melanie Hockin’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The color […]