12 January 2011

Shabby Tea Room Week # 44 Sketch This

Good morning everyone

Hope everyone is OK and enjoying crafting!  I decided to do the The Shabby Tea Room challenge # 44 this week which is a sketch.

Here is the sketch

and here is my card

and a close up

You can't quite see in the photo but the BPs have a really subtle polka dot on them one with large dots and the other with small dots and the papers also have a subtle sheen to them too (from Craftwork Cards BTW).  For the middle panel well I was with my crafting buddy Shirley one day and we were having a play around with masks and distress inks and that is when this was created - I loved have it turned out but up until today it has been in a folder in my cupboard - such a shame really!!!!  But I guess we have all got lots of things hidden away.  I love the shabby chic look but its not usually something I try - I hope in this card I've done the shabby chic look some justice - or maybe I need to practice some more - but that would mean buying more gorgeous ribbons and embellies - LOL!

Anyway thanks for stopping by and any comments (good or bad) greatly received!

Happy Crafting



Nicole said...

Pretty! That butterfly is amazing! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

Debbie said...

Lovely monochromatic color palette ... thanks for sharing your lovely creation with us in the Tea Room this week :)

Shelly said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! So elegant. Just lovely!

Julie said...

Beautiful card

CinnamonSally said...

Hi Tina, this is a stunning card, I really love the shabby chic, vintage look. Your distressed background is beautiful and the embellies are perfect.
Have a good week.

Charlene said...

So So pretty!!

cbuswell said...

love the whites and creams and the lace is gorgeous, great card! thanks for joining us this week at the Shabby Tea Room! : )

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