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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Vintage/shabby chic

Really got into making this today! My mojo is definitely back.
I stamped the lilac flower image from Woodware onto white card using Stazon. Coloured it in using Cosmic Shimmer watercolour paints. Ripped around the image & distressed using frayed burlap Distress Ink. I ripped some more white paper (really into the ripping!) folded it as if making a fan, then flattened it out so it looked like ribbon. Stuck this around the image and inked around it with - guess what... frayed burlap!I embossed some more white card using an M-Bossabilities folder (tweets and twigs) using my GC, coloured using Cosmic Shimmer Mist (bronze blush), ripped around the edge of this (told you I was into the ripping! ) & distressed using the frayed burlap again. When the background dried buffed up with some paper towel.Stamped on the card with the lilac flower stamp, using the frayed burlap. Made 2 flowers using a Marianne Creatables die (english rose), put a little stickles glue on these.


I have entered this in:
Anything Goes Challenge Blog - Vintage/Shabby Chic 
Ruby's Rainbow Challenges - Ch#48 In the Garden 
Crafty Cardmakers - Challenge 85 Blooming Images 
Challenges 4 Everybody -  challenge#14 anything goes
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges -  challenge #159 flower power
MyGrafico Challenges -  #144 anything goes


13 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Bev. Love how you've framed this beautiful flower. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week. Pat K

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  2. Beautiful card!
    Thank you for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow hope you will join us again soon
    hugs Shaz x

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  3. Stunning work. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles shabby chic challenge.
    Pinky

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  4. wow! this is so fabulous!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  5. Lovely card Bev. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Janine xx

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  6. How lovely, Bev! Thanks for joining our Shabby Chic challenge at PolkaDoodles. Hope to see you again next week. ... x
    Asha - PolkaDoodles DT
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  7. Gorgeous Bev!! Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week, good luck in the draw

    hugs Vicky xxx

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  8. Pretty card! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!

    ~DEANNE~

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  9. This is just lovely, Bev! Your coloring is superb and the frame your created is gorgoeus! Thanks for joining us at CCM! :)

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  10. Beautiful - a gorgeous image and I love the way you've put the card together.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x

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  11. Beautiful card, i love the lace effect of the folded paper it looks great :)
    Thanks for joining us at CCM this week.
    Jules :)

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  12. A very lovely looking card. Stunning work. Thanks for joining us over at the Crafty Card Makers this time and my blooming challenge.
    Love n hugs
    Marie

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  13. Bev this is beautiful! Perfectly shabby chic! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Cardmakers. Good luck! Sharon x

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Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. So kind of you to take the time to visit.
Hugs,
Bev xx