Wednesday, 8 September 2010

A Touch of the Blues!!

Hi folks, made this card a couple of days ago and as usual never fits the challenges on the go at the time. Never seem to set out with a theme or follow one, seems to of been the story of my life, take it as it comes except when something exciting is happening (not much of that nowadays) then, I want it happening right now.
Having a browse on the net and suddenly remembered about Sir Stampalots monthly challenge and it fits a treat, must become a follower, the old grey matter isn't always working on four cylinders nowadays and blogger dashboard would kindly remind me wouldn't he! Me organized, ther's always a first time!
Sir Stampalot challenge this month is All Distressed

Hero Arts flower inked with TH distressing ink Chipped Saphire
 Hero Arts Flourish and Butterfly

Background stamped with Hero Arts Dots and Flowers, embossed with Opaque white detail embossing powder. Distressed with Faded Jeans and Brushed Corduroy. Edges distressed with TH distressing tool.
Topper stamped with Stampin Up letter block and embossed with Opaque powder and again distressed with TH Faded Jeans and Brushed Corduroy. Stamped Hero Arts Flower Garden image and embossed with Faded Jeans. Sentiment Penny Black. Ribbon from Simply Create.



Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Carol I love the flowers and

Kirsti said...

What a lovely card Carol and I love that Hero Arts background stamp...I have been embossing with white tonight too...Will share tomorrow if I get it finished (actually have to finish it as it's for my friend's 40th which is

brenda said...

Good Monring Carol

What an adorable piece of artwork.

Lovely colours, the tone on tone works beautifully and great texture and interest.

Thanks you for joining us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

B x
Stampalot DT

lily said...

Beautiful, beautiful card Carol. Love the layout, the colours - oh just everything. See you soon.

Anonymous said...

Wow Carol thats a beauty- love the layout and colours.

Jackie said...

What a gorgeous card, love that flower stamp, great colour combo :o)
Jackie xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

This is fabulous! My cup of tea. I am already drooling over the dots and flowers background which I "need"! I love the great colour scheme.
Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Clare x

kath said...

wow wow wow....I feel a little bit of kath rubbing off here....all my favourite absolute stunner Carol....Hugs Kath xxx

Lisa Jane said...

Oh wow Carol, i love this . The distresing is fab and those flowers gorgeous
Lisa ;)

pinky said...

Carol this is absolutely stunning!! The colours, the elements, the way you have put it together, just perfection. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month. Hugs

Tracy said...

Really Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Sally H said...

What a Stunning card with lovely distressing! Wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!

Kat said...

This is gorgeous Carol, absolutely stunning. Love the colour combo.

Kat xx

Francesca said...

A wonderful Card , love the distressing.
Thanks for joining us this month at Sir Stampalot and good luck!

Annika said...

What a stunning card! Gorgeous colours and the layout works perfectly!

Sarah (UKS Smelly) said...

oh i love this, blue and brown is my favourite colour combo. Well done

gerslittlesnippets said...

That is one incredible card. Not enough blue cards around but this one makes up for the Geraldine x

Linapyssel said...

Ohh.great creation and a lot of love put into it I can tell!!
Thank you for sharing this at Sir Stampalot this month!
Good luck
Lina xx

chris said...

Your card is so beautiful I am in love with it. thanks for joining us in the Sir Stampalot challenge.


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