Saturday, July 10, 2010

2Sketches4You #56

Hi, everybody! I'm posting a card that's my interpretation of the sketch over at 2Sketches4You this week.
The image is the front of a Portugese postcard. Behind the cute kids, you can see its actual backside (the Portugal part is covered).
Instead of dots, I did a zigzag stitch on my sewing machine.
Look at this fabulous vintage button...I hit the jackpot yesterday!
I bought at least 1000 (maybe more) vintage buttons at a local antique store for a REALLY great price! The papers on this card are old (but still terrific) K&CO. Hope you're having a great Saturday!


  1. This is wonderful.. I just love that image.. I just love going to antique stores, It is amazing what some people want to sell buttons for.. But that is were I love to buy buttons and lace! It sounds like you got a good deal! Hope you have a great weekend!


  2. Lori, This is a lovely card! The post card is so pretty! How hot was Oklahoma today! My kids live in Yukon!

  3. love your card! i'm getting into vintage a lot more lately, and i think yours is just fabulous :D

  4. Very lovely! Just love that vintage image and not forgetting the vintage button! Linda is going to take me antique shopping, hope we get some great deal like you! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!

  5. awesome details - this makes for a beautiful keepsake
    Thanks for joining us at 2S4Y this week

  6. Wowzers! So gorgeous! LOVE everything about this!!

  7. What a great card. That image is fabulous and the button is to die for! A lot of thought and work went into this and I love everything about it!

  8. Love the sewing work in this one. It's beautiful


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