Please feel free to use any of the vintage images on the website in your artwork. Be sure to share your artwork with us. This is a labor of love and I love to see what you create. Please do not post the original unaltered image on the web but post your artwork and link back to this site for the original image. Please do not sell or post the image alone or in a collection without my permission. Thank you. I can't wait to see what you create!

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Digital Two For Tuesday 8

Here are this week's Digital Two For Tuesday images. Won't you take the challenge this week and create something amazing. For those of you that love Digital Two For Tuesday I have made a badge that you can post on your blog. It is in the side panel.

This week's exciting designer Micki has created two cards using these images. Check out her fun blog and her beautiful artwork at Artful Expressions. Here is more information about Micki.

"Hi, my name is Michaela Harper but everyone calls me “Micki”. I was born and raised in Bad Hersfeld, Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1977. I am married to Chriss who is my biggest supporter, have a 26 year old daughter, Rachelle; an awesome son-in-law, Kyle and two awesome, beautiful granddaughters, Emma & Gracy. Having been raised in Germany, I‘ve always been exposed to all sorts of crafts. However, scrapbooking didn‘t catch my fancy. I even dabbled in stamping 15 years ago, but at that time that “bug” didn‘t catch my fancy either. (Gasp, imagine that, lol)
I have been stamping and scrapbooking for 3 years. I don‘t have that natural “knack” for art, be it stamping/scrapbooking or photography but I am persistent and keep at it. It‘s fun for me to look back at some of my first card creations, comparing them with a recent project and realizing how my crafting has evolved. I tend to create with the ‘less is more’ philosophy but force myself to step outside of my comfort zone and try new styles. Although I tend to gravitate towards the ‘less is more’ style, I appreciate any crafting style and find inspiration from just about anything.
I have always loved the vintage look & feel (I live in an old Victorian house) and was so happy to have found and follow Cora’s blog. I enjoy seeing each challenge participants ‘take’ of the weekly images. Ideas always start to pop up after visiting each of the blogs. A big thank you to Cora for having me as a guest designer. "

Mon Amie
Sentiment Stamp: from Carte Postale (Stampin’ Up!)
Solar White (Neenah Classic 80lb cover) for image;Elegant Eggplant, Kraft for base (Stampin’ Up!)
Papers: (Stampin’ Up!); handmade paper scrap
Milled Lavender Distress Ink, Espresso Adirondack Dye Ink (Ranger); Copic Markers
Embellishments:Rhinestones (K&Co)

The handmade paper is actually white. I misted it with water and used the blending tool to apply the distress ink.


Stamp: Inkadinkado
Cardstock: Millstone (Neenah Classic 80lb cover)
Papers: Enchante` (Stampin’ Up!)
Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Espresso Adirondack Dye Ink (Ranger); Copic Markers
Brads & Word Window from Embellishment Kit-Pewter (Stampin’ Up!)
Ribbon: from Scrapbasket

For this image, I put the emphasis on the towel & the hair… either leaving the other areas uncolored or using a very light color. I distressed the papers lightly with the Distress Ink using the blending foam tool.


  1. What a gorgeous post! Micki did a superb job. Gosh, now I am really nervous...Thank you Cora, for this opportunity..Sharon

  2. Here is mine.

  3. Micki you cards look fantastic, what a wonderful job. I want to play with last weeks and this weeks images together. I had to order ink for my computer and got an email yesterday it is on the way. Hope I don't have to wait much longer!!! Beautifully done Micki!

  4. Micki is really talented and I'm so proud of what you've accomplished in 3 short years.
    Keep up the great work girlfriend.
    Big Hugs,

  5. Great images cora and great work on the cards micki. Just posted mine on my blog.

  6. What neat images! Gorgeous cards, Micki!!

  7. I played here;

    Lovely images as usual Cora, thank you.

  8. Here is my card using one of these bathing beauties -- love them! Please click on my name to view card. Thanks!

  9. Thank you so much for making these beautiful images available to all of us. I used the second bathing beauty to make my very first vintage-style card

  10. thanks for the image. i love it. do drop by here.

  11. Thanks for the fabulous images Cora...I have made a card you can see it Here
    Debbie x


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