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Team Chic n’ Scratch first Blog Hop

I am participating in the first Blog Hop, first time a Team Chic n’ Scratch Blog Hop, the first time I am using the Artistic Etchings and have first time tried the vintage background technique. This makes it a 4 times first time attempt. Hope you guys like what I have done.

Ashlee my side line from Team Chic n’ Scratch had this brilliant idea of doing a Blog Hop, Ashlee Thank you, you are simply awesome and superb, finally most of us did participate in the Blog Hop some early some late as most of us are first time Blog Hoppers.

The card that I have made is a wonderful technique that I have seen on a lot of video’s on You Tube. The background was created on Very vanilla and sponging the background using circular motion – the colors used are Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard and Close to Cocoa. Then I took the second impression of the medallion from the Artistic Etchings. Later using Chocolate Chip I stamped the Eifel tower, Text.

The card has a vintage appeal, I cut out a stamped crown and used rhinestone brad to add the bling. A strip of Choco Chip with an impression with Versa Mark and rhinestone brads breaks the uniformity of the background and adds additional dimension to the card.

Please click on the links below and visit the fellow participants

1. Ashlee Townsend
2. April Vicary
3. Danielle Goff 
4. Wendy Kingston
5. Tracie Clary
6. Stephanie Cooper
7. Jennifer Moghadam

Please visit all the blogs and leave your comments and feedback.

To create this project and buy Stamping Up products email me at

Do not forget to register the 25th, 50th & 100th member will get a surprise gift.


  1. Great card Zaheer!! I love the vintage look!

  2. You did a great job on the vintage!! What a fabulous first. And thank you so much for the wonderful words. It means a lot!!

  3. You achieved all your firsts perfectly!


  4. good job.Still getting through the list.
    Newest follower from SC. Hope you follow me too.

  5. so pretty! i really love that stamp set.

    i'm now following you from sc

  6. Your Blog is Wonderful Zaheer and your Stampin is Awesome....for a Guy! HEHE Just Kidding. You should see my husbands "stamped" Cards. I guess I will put them up, maybe. I love his efforts!
    Hugs Sam

  7. This is so nice. I'm going to have to get this set! I'm following you from SC. Hope you'll join me too!

  8. This is a great card! Love the musky earthy tones and vintage feel! tfs!

  9. Decor and color combination is spot on add some more of these i am glade to see all these crafty work.
    Hotel Key Cards


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