Sunday, June 9, 2013

Make It Monday #144 with Nicecrane Designs

Before we kick off another linky party at Make It Monday I want to take a moment to say farewell to Meihsia Liu who is stepping down as a DT member. She has been a constant source of inspiration to me throughout the past year. Best of luck Meihsia in all of your crafty endeavors! 

We're sponsored this week by the talented Ignacio of Nicecrane Designs. I am using a vintage image -Sugar and Spice 3 that you'll find in his online store. Here's a look at the preview sheet-Sugar and Spice DSL I where I found this beautiful image of two sisters to use on my thank you card.

Sugar & Spice DSL I

Sponsored by...
Prize is a $20 gift voucher to the winner.
My Pick's of the Week are...
(that's right, two choices this week)
 I love her stamped background and colored image. Terrific pocket card Sonja!


#140 Linda B and Katie ;)

I love this project for so many reasons. First, it is beautiful (click her link to see the back side and more pictures) and the papers and embellishments are gorgeous. :) Second, this is what I call a "forever" project. Linda was visiting her nearly ten year old granddaughter, Katie, and shared her love of design and paper crafting with her. This project and the time spent with her grandma will be something Katie will remember and cherish forever, Linda too I'm sure. ;)

Thanks for sharing your talent ladies with all of us at Make It Monday!

I encourage you to drop by the DT's blogs for more inspiration featuring images from Nicecrane Designs. You can click their links on my right sidebar or by clicking HERE.
 Thanks for dropping by, 
Lisa xx


Sue Lelli said...

FAB Thank You card! LOVE the image and the colors you used! Makes the blue dress POP!

lalkygirl said...

fab vintage card Lisa, love the papers and pretty flower
tracey x

butterfly said...

What a great card, Lisa - the images from Nicecrane are lovely. I've been without a printer so no chance to use any recently, but I should be back up and running by the weekend, and this is great inspiration to get back on track. Great picks too... Have a lovely week!
Alison x

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

How exquisite is your creation , Lisa . Love the image , the embellishing and background .
Both Ps OTW are amazing Must check them out
cheers Shirley-Anne

Michelle said...

Hi Lisa

It's so nice to be back here in blog land and able to come and visit you.

I have missed it so much.

Your card this weeks is absolutely wonderful. Your choice of papers really captures the vintage feel of this lovely image. I adore that gorgeous flower too.

Two fabulous POTW's from you, Linda's projects is so pretty and feminine.

Michelle :o)

Linda B said...

Wow, Lisa... thank you for the honor. I'm so thrilled and Katie will be too, I'm sure!
I need to check in here more often... you post some beautiful work. I love your card... that image is amazing. I need to head over and check out what's available.
Again, thank you and have a wonderful Monday! It's raining here, but I have a happy heart... thanks!

Rene said...

What a gorgeous card!!!
Rene :D

Beverley said...

Lisa...thanks for dropping by my blog...I saw your card on Make it Monday also...and had to stop by yours to check out what other beautiful work you did...I love the vintage look...thanks for sharing.

Stampin' Hugz

Desire Fourie said...

Lisa this is an awesome vintage creation and I so love your design and the layered flower.
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Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

Very great and fabulous vintage card Lisa.
Love it.
Greetings Janny

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Wow, what a lovely vintage beauty. Gorgeous card, Lisa! I love the text background and the image is beautiful! xx

Pia S said...

I love the background paper with newspaper print - the letters ans the color of it add to the vintage feel of this card! Nice image and decorative border of lace, paper and twine!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So beautiful Lisa! Love the pretty color palette and stunning blossom!

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous vintage card Lisa, love the image, so very touching,two fabulous P'sOTW...and thankyou for covering for me over my long weekend..which was brilliant..


Meihsia Liu said...

Love your beautiful vintage creation, Lisa. The background and image are just awesome! Both your POTW are gorgeous! :)

Asha said...

WOW! So full of vintage goodness, Lisa. Love that very beautiful and have showcased it so well with just the right embellies. WOW!
hugs, Asha
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Margaret said...

Lisa, you always do such an amazing job with these images! The papers and embellishments go perfectly with the antiqued feel of the sisters image. Beautiful card! Wonderful POTWs too!
Hope you are finding a little time to relax now!

Nicecrane Designs said...

Wowwww Lisa your coloring is absolutely stunning my friend,,,,and what a great idea to use vintage news on the background,,,,,,,,It inspired me,,,,Take a look to my blog to watch,,, my vintage shaped library Card over A Game of Thrones Book,,,,,,,I adore it......

Antonella said...

Such a sweet Thank You card, what a loving "mommy" comforting her child! I like how some of the image is outside of the square. Your POTWs are great as well. I linked over from MIM where I am playing along too.
Hugs, antonella :-)

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