Thursday, June 14, 2012

Little bit of shabby

Today I'm doing another first for me a shabby card.  Well my attempt at shabby.  Have a huge blister on my finger from trying to make a hot glue gun shabby rose. Will have to have another attempt at them another day.
I so love the Kaisercraft paper pack I bought recently, the papers are just perfect for this type of card.  I even did some paper piercing with some hand stitched zigzag stitching.  I was going to use my sewing machine but then read that its not good for it with the paper bits.  I think I did ok with the hand stitching though.  I did a lot of distressing and some blending on the edges with the Tim Holtz distress Ink Old paper.
I would like to enter in this weeks I spy sketches challenge and the great photo inspiration from The shabby tea room there theme this week is shabby beautiful.  
So after I stopped jumping up and down and running water on my finger, this is what I came up with.  

I am delighted to introduce 2 new followers Spyder and Elizabeth welcome to my little blog of cards.  I hope I can inspire you to try a new technique or join in on one of the challenges I do.
Have a great day 


  1. What a pretty flower!! Great card!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Tea Room this week:)

  2. I am so sorry to hear about your injury Sandy, but it is a lovely card.

    I hope you have a lovely weekend,

  3. Sandy!!!
    You are precious and very gifted!!! be blessed
    ~Beyond Measure

  4. Poor you! Blisters are the WORST! Your card is really stunning! Since it hurt you, however, you will have to give it to someone who really truly appreciates it; that will be some comfort for the pain it caused! Heal and have a lovely day!

  5. So pretty! I love the added stitching! It finishes off the card beautifully :D Thanks so much for playing along with us this week over at iSpy Sketches!

  6. Love the shabby chic look! That's a great sketch. I went and checked out the challenge. People had such great ideas what to do with it.


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