Sunday, 5 April 2015

Vintage or Shabby

Good Evening Bloggers

I am here with my project to remind you all about the 

and the theme this month is 

I used the aptly named 'Looking Gorgeous' digi stamp and coloured her with Pro Markers, using a white gel pen on her hair and glossy accents on some of the beads. The papers are from my stash and I distressed them all using a Pumice Stone Distress Ink Pad, tearing some of the edges. I made the flower & leaves myself using some organza ribbon & fine netting
They are quite easy to make, for the flower you just cut some rough circles in various circles and hold the edges over a tea light candle (not close else the material/ribbon burns) until it starts to crinkle, turning every now and again until all the edges are crinkled. Repeat for all your circles, you can have as many or few as you like, and stack on top of each other. You can use a pretty brad to secure them all together, or sew/glue them together in the centre and add a button or gem/pearl. For the leaves cut as many lengths as leaves you want and hold one end over the candle to singe it slightly. decide how you want them positioned behind the flower and stick with either wet glue or red dst
The sentiment is from a stamp set I have and I added 3 small flat backed pearls in coordinating colours

Don't forget to join the All Dressed Up Facebook Group and check out my fellow DT members makes for this fabulous challenge

Happy Crafting
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Pro Marker Colours Used
Skin - sunkissed pink, blush, sand dune (lt ed)
Hair - cocoa, cinnamon, tan, march hare (lt ed), white signo pen
Lips - coral, sunkissed pink, dusky pink        
Flowers & Beads - midnight blue, twilight sky (lt ed), grey green, soft green, tea green
Leaves - khaki, frosted leaf (lt ed), pastel beige  


  1. This is awesome, Kate. Thanks so much for playing along with us, and please join us again soon.
    The Kraft Journal

  2. lovely card.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at TTPHC.
    Jo dt x

  3. Beautiful....just beautiful...

    Fiona dT

  4. Simply beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  5. Beautiful card, love the image and your coloring. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  7. Kate this is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing with us this time at TTPH.
    Dawn TTPH DT XX

  8. Kate, this is inspired, the flower is divine and works so well next to the image... Beautiful...

  9. Beautiful Card... Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog.

  10. So pretty! Thanks for playing in our final challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  11. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

  12. beautiful, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck xx

  13. This is so wonderful card! Thank you for joining in Card Mania Challenge

  14. Gorgeous card and I love your beautiful flower. Thank you for joining us at TTPH this time and I hope we see you for our new challenge "Spring Colours".
    Dawn DT xxx


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