I love the 50s and anything from the mid-century era. I found a company called "Flonz" that has a bunch of products focusing on that time, so I bought some paper and some stamps. Here is the first card using their stuff:
I used Versafine ink to stamp the image, then I colored her skin, dress and background shadows with colored pencils from Spectrum Noir. I took a piece of the vintage paper and cut out an oval, which I had to do by hand.
I had some felt flowers from Maya Road and adhered them on in matching colors and added a bling on one flower.. The "Bonjour" stamp was from a Studio Calico kit, I think.... All in all it was a very easy card to make.
I have a lot more of those vintage girls so you'll see them again.
I'm trying to learn how to do backgrounds on them - the shadows confuse me. If anybody knows let me know. You can't leave them white, but outlining them in grey seems wrong too. I need a way to give it depth without actually drawing something. Curious to know what you all do.