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Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Presents for you

A very quick post as I've got to get off to bed for a very early start! Here is my attempt at a distress/vintage card. I prefer clean lines so it's not very shabby chic! Hey ho, it doesn't look too bad and I will have to build on my base skills in this area, lol!!!

I am submitting this into the following challenges...

Bunny Zoe's challenge - vintage
Just Magnolia - sketch (above)
Sweet Stampin - distressed birthday
Magnolia Down Under - 3 patterned papers, 2 buttons, 1 ribbon
Simon Says Stamp and Show - show your layers

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, BasicGrey Porcelain paper pack
Stamps: Magnolia with presents, CC Designs sentiments
Mediums: Distress Ink in Antique Linen, cream paint (on chipboard)
Accents: chipboard and ribbon from stash, BasicGrey buttons
Tools: Tom Holtz distressing tool, Nestabilities label die, Martha Stewart border punch (inside)


Lisa Jane said...

Hi Mary - love this card .... i think you have done the shabby chic very well, i love the purples.. hope you enjoy the beach... i am just taking Beth for a spot of retail Therapy in the big city!
Have fun
Lisa ;)

Sue said...

This is lovely Mary, just shabby enough to take the edge off the sweetness (crikey that doesn't sound like a compliment but it's meant to be lol)I love what you have done with the inside of your card - I've usually lost the will by the time I've finished the front but yours is beautiful x

Unknown said...

Awww wow great!! I love your pretty papers and that sketch is awesome!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful card with us this week at MDUC

Lynne Forsythe said...

What a WONDERFULLY sweet card!! you are off to a great start with the vintage/distress style!!

thanks bunches for playin' along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!

Chantelle said...

Wow, this is lovely - an awesome sketch and those papers are very cool - wonderful work - thanks for playing along at MDUC.

Cindy Haffner said...

Mary this is ADORABLE!!

pinky said...

Mary its just perfect, the colours alone add to the distressed feel. The papers are so gorgeous.

Kerry said...

This is gorgeous Mary...I love the colours. I don't do shabby very well myself but maybe with a bit of practise... xx

Hayley @ said...

This is gorgeous Mary!!! I love this card and the fabulous colours and style. I think those papers are on my shopping list, if they're not then they are now!!! :)

Silli said...

Wonderful card and such a sweet image MAry...Love it!

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the image and the papers you used. Thanks for sharing :)

chris said...

Hi Mary, this is so full of gorgeousness. love it. hugs chris xx

Anita said...

Mary, this so so pretty. I love how you distressed this card. I also have a very hard time "making" myself distess the edges of my paper. This is one of my favorite Tildas and you've colored her beautifully. And then there's your beautiful finish work on the inside of your card. I love it!

Unknown said...

So sweet and darling, Mary!

Bev said...

Fabulous card, the colours really pop! Thanks for joining us at JM this week x

Sue U said...

Beautiful card - know what you mean about distressing though, I get very, um distressed trying!! Sue xx

Tamie said...

Your clean and simple card is awesome! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'.

Tamie - GDT

Debbie Pamment said...

This is gorgeous! I have those DPs and LOVE them - and your Tilda looks soo sweet!
Thanx for joining us at MDUC this week

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card!! Love the colours and the dp xx

Thanks for playing at sweet stamping xx

Unknown said...

Hey! Your distressing vintage skills are just perfect hunny. Gorgeous card as ever, love it

Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week, good luck
love emma xxx

Faye said...

I just love the colours and papers on this fabby card. It is yummy. Thanks for playing at Sweet Stampin. xx

Anonymous said...

Just sweet as she can be Mary! Beautiful colors and papers for Tilda! I like your distressing!
Pam Going Postal


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