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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Shabby Chic challenge at The paper shelter

Good morning all

Oh my goodness this is such a busy blogging week 
Can't remember a time when I had so many cards to show in such a short time - and its not over yet!!

Todays challenge at the paper shelter is 

Shabby Chic

I just fell in love with this gorgeous image and the matching paper when it was released at The paper Shelter last week  - yes its totally brand new!!

Its called Christmas Candy and is available here

I decided to use the pre-coloured image to save myself some time as I had so many challenge cards to make this week. It would also be great for making lots of Christmas cards en masse.  I simply printed off the coloured image and the matching paper - distressed around the edges with distress ink and thn slightly with my TH distressing tool.  I then mounted onto Kraft card  for that shabby look - and  added a couple of sentiment labels and some embellies and ribbon - it was really quick and easy to make
Here's what I did .....

Image and papers - Christmas Candy from the paper shelter
Seam binding ribbon from crafty ribbons
Sentiment tags - LOTV Christmas tags
Twine from my stash
Beige  pearls - lillibet gems from trim craft
Wooden star and snowflakes  from Kars

Hope we see you joining in with us at TPS this week

Challenges I'm entering with this card

Crafty creations - winged things
Crafting by design - anything goes
Flutterby Wednesday - anything goes with things with wings
Lady annes challenge - anything with a stamp

Judith x


Sue said...

Gorgeous card Judith, I love the image and fabulous layout. The soft colours are beautiful.
hugs Sue xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous Shabby Chic Judith and this image is so cute!! Susan x

Carol Willis said...

Gorgeous card Judith. Love the image, gorgeous papers and fab layout.
Caz x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Judith oh wow it was worth you make this card even though your not to well, I hope you feeling better. A stunning card, love your design and your use of the pre-coloured image is fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Sorry to hear your poorly Judith, hope your better soon. It certainly isn't showing in your work, this is gorgeous.


Claire said...

Fabulous card Judith - hope you feel better soon! Hugs, Claire x

Sherry Rose said...

Fun! I love your coloring!

Lorraine said...

This is smashing Judith. Lovely details.

Anna-Karin said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us att Crafty Creations Challenges.
Hugs Anna-Karin

Gemma said...

beautiful card Judith! Thanks for joining in with our challenge this week at Creations by Design! Gem :) Handmade by Gem

Danni said...

Very sweet and cute! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!