Monday, 2 January 2017

The Victorian Kitchen

One of my Christmas presents was a lovely new storage unit for my craft stuff, and in the process of sorting through my stash to rearrange it on the unit, I found these NBUS Victorian Kitchen papers and stickers from Craft Creations. The large background is actually reproduced from recipe books of the time and the smaller one has pictures very similar to the illustrations in Mrs Beeton.

I've added other long-forgotten elements from my stash - some adhesive cork tape, a doiley, screw headed brads and the last scrap of a spool of lace - plus stamped images using the Sheena Douglass Home Life stamps, stamped in brown and with inked edges to give them a vintage look.

I would like to share this with
The Crafters CafĂ© - Monochromatic
Stamping Sensations - Coffee and Cream
Country View Challenges - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - January  


Barb said...

I absolutely love this gorgeous vintage card Jane. Sometimes it really does pay to have a sort out doesn't it. Enjoy your new storage unit. Did you give a hint or was someone really inspired? Barbxx

MagsB said...

Oh my, Jane, what a fabulous vintage creation! I love the subtle colours!

Happy New Year!

love Mags B x

Joan said...

Fab card Jane, love the vintage look and the recipe book pages

thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

brenda said...

A great Coffee and Cream creation with lovely textures Jane, it's perfect for our theme, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge this month.

B x

Barbara Godden said...

Fabulous vintage card, great design as well.

Hazel Agnew said...

What treasure you found in your stash Jane and how beautiful us your creation. Thanks for joining us at Country View Crafts.

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous card love the vintage sepia look -brilliant papers and vegetable images
carol x

Rocky said...

Love the vintage look, those vegetables are gorgeous. Thank you for sharing them with us at CHNPPC.

debbi taylor said...

love the vintage look on the this
thank you for your entry into the crafters cafe challenge
Debbi DT