Sunday, August 30, 2015

Antique Milk Cap

One thing I LOVE to do is to shop at antique stores.  On one trip to Stillwater, Minnesota (a sweet little town on the St. Croix River that's basically antique heaven), I found these antique milk caps for ten cents each.  Needless to say, I bought oodles of them.  I thought it would be fun to use one on a card.
Decorating cards with all of Really Reasonable Ribbon's AMAZING trims is always a treat!  Once I had my patterned paper stitched and inked, I simply added a sticker with a rub-on sentiment, added the antique milk cap that I decorated with some of Really Reasonable Ribbons SWEET Wild Orchid Crafts Open Roses; including their Open Roses in Ivory and Open Roses in Red.  Then, I was ready for the best part of every card - THE BOW!  I used Melissa Natural Crochet LaceSeam Binding in Lipstick RedBurlap Center Stitched Red Trim, and Baker's Twine in Solid Red.
It's SO exciting to see how Really Reasonable Ribbons, trims, laces and flowers all work together to make cards come together so nicely.  I honestly believe that if you treat yourself to some of their products, you will quickly learn how LOVELY their products are, and how they really do help to make your cards look amazing.  They're reasonably priced, they have an amazing selection, shipping fees are low, and the quality is AWESOME!  Not to mention the selection - there's literally a PERFECT ribbon for every project you can imagine.  Why not treat yourself today?  You deserve it!

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Thanks for visiting me today, and have a blessed week!

Karen

14 comments:

  1. I love that antique milk cap, which became the perfect focal point. The color scheme and patterns compliment the style of the time period, and those trims and flowers were the perfect embellishments. Blessings, my friend!

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  2. Karen, what a darling vintage card! I just love your addition of the milk cap. Clever girl! and yes, those RRRs really do work wonderfully together! Thank you for your inspiration!

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  3. What a blessing that you found fun and treasures while antiquing and could use your find on such a lovely card! So very sweet!

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  4. What a fun card - love how you have used the milf bottle top! The red and white ribbons together are stunning.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  5. Gorgeous! Thank you for joining our “Anything Goes with Ribbon” Challenge this month at 3 Girl JAM.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    3 Girl JAM DT

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  6. what a lovely card love the colors, all of you're embellishments are beautiful.
    God Bless
    Hugs
    Dottie

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  7. This is truly spectacular! I just love the aqua/red combo and that milk cap - gah! COOLNESS!

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  8. quel charme Karen, une touche de vintage, un brin de campagne et un soupçon de girlie, elle est superbe, biz

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  9. This is so gorgeous, Karen!! I love the antique milk cap!! What a fabulous touch!! Your bow is stunning!! This is so beautiful!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  10. Oh wow, Karen--this is wonderful! Beautiful colors & the ribbons are amazing!

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  11. Adorable card Karen! Love the sweet design and of course that bottle cap!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  12. Whoa..what a lovely spray of ribbon! You sure know how to addtexture and interest to a card! Thanks for joining us a 3 Girl JAM this week!

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  13. The ribbon is gorgeous! I love the colors and fun addition of the fun milk cap. Thanks for joining our challenge at 3 Girl JAM!

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  14. What a great way to use a milk cap! I love this! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes with Ribbon Challenge at 3 Girl JAM. Julie O, DT

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