Saturday, 24 March 2012

Vintage/Shabby Chic with the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge DT

Good morning to you all in the land of blog
Today sees the next challenge at the


with the very talented Tamara choosing the theme of

Vintage/Shabby Chic

now this week we are sponsored by
who is offering the winner a $15 voucher

So here is what I created for your inspiration, but don't forget to hop on over to the main challenge blog to check out the other fabulous creations.
I made a friendship card to make someone smile, even if for a brief moment :) - this was sent to a very special blogging friend :)
The base layer and contrast is cream and I have distressed all the edges with my scissors.  I have used panels of some lovely vintage papers that have a shabby chic feel to them also.  The lace is also very delicate and hides behind the image plate.  I have added two half tags from the nesties and looped a wine glass charm through the top one, a little treat for the recipient too.

Here is the close up of the image coloured in copics
this was my second attempt as my new B91 Sketch was over juicy and dripped on her dress :(

Here is a close up of the wine glass charm with the little vintage butterfly

I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave me such inspirational and kind comments, and this then allows me to hop on over and visit you in return.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges


The Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
Stampin for the Weekend - Anything Goes
Crafty Purple Frog - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - Distressing

enjoy the rest of your day
Hugs
xxx




24 comments:

Miria said...

Simply adorable, your blogfriend will enjoy it for sure! I love the sketch, the soft colours, the cute image and the charm is the cherry on the top! Have a nice weekend, Miria xx

Curlybear said...

Wow Kate this is knock-out, I love those papers they are absolutely perfect, and the image is so very pretty and very delicate,
Have a lovely weekend my friend,
take care
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Amanda xx said...

Oh this is gorgoeus sure to make your friend smile.....it doesm e lol xxx hugs Amanda

Michaela said...

Just Gorgeous,Kate! Love all the little touches especially the butterfly.
Michaela xx

Natali said...

Kate, this card just adorable!!! I really love it!! Thank you so much!! I am so sorry You cannot see that crazy dance in front of postman when I reseved it!! )))) lol YOU are my "very special blogging friend"!!!
{Heart}
Natali

pc: in 3 challenges I am just behaind you )))
And I LOVE your signature with cute little mouse!!!

Samantha said...

OHHHH Fabulous love the image and that glass charm what a great idea! gorgeous card hunny xx

Elaine said...

O.M.G. Kate this is gorgeous, I love all the detail and that little charm hanging is lovely.
Hugs elaine

KarinsArtScrap said...

oooooo this is adorable and very beautiful kate.
like the soft colors you have used.

greetings karin

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Kate and I am sure your blogging pal will love it.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Tammy said...

Beautiful Kate and I love the charms hanging from the hinge.

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Kate
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the image and fabulous colour's have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Kate :-) such a beautiful image and all the details are so pretty :-)
Great theme ,, I just linked my card too ! :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous Kate your card is stunning and your ideas are amazing and thank you for sharing them .....truly wonderful:)x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the sweet image and the design.
Kevin xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is too pretty to be gorgeous I love it & those wine rings what a clever way to use it. Janet X

coops said...

so stunning kate.i love your soft colours and gorgeous sweet image ;D

xx coops xx

Jacq said...

Hi Kate,
Oh Wow this is Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Love the adorable image, the dps, the colour scheme is just beautiful. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Poodles Parlour and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Helen said...

Gorgeous card Kate - such a sweet image!
Helen x

CraftyLoops said...

Kate this card is so smashing. Im sure your blogging friend loved it. Lee x

Molecraft said...

A beautiful card, gorgeous colours! Thanks for joining us at Divas and good luck!
Helen x

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Stunning card! Love the layout, image, design and colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog Challenges. Good Luck. Hugs, Jill (DT) x

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with great coloring of that sweet image....wish I was that blogfriend!
Thanks for joining the Divas!
xxx Margreet

Linny said...

This is so beautiful Kate. Linda x

Love crafts forever said...

Awesome card Kate, i like how you added charm. Thanks for playing at Crafty Purple Frog.
Hugs Nataliya

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