Saturday, August 13, 2011

Speedy the Cat's Challenge #68

Hi there,
This week the Speedy the Cat Challenge Blog challenges us to create
"using distressed edges" (and this week you can trust me -i double checked!)

so since I'm working on "vintage"...here's what I came up with
using the fabulous MFP set Butterflies Dianthus and Flourishes


i actually like this one (-:

stamped the flowers onto vellum and colored them in on the back...

hope you get to play over at the challenge - remember random drawn winner wins  a FREE stamp set!
have a beautiful weekend,
hugs
supplies:
MFP stamp sets - Butterflies... and sentiment is from the Gerber Daisies set
cs:  MFP Aged Cranberry, white, stash dp and vellum
ink:  Ranger's Vintage Photo and Memento Black
copics - G99, YG63, RV14, 34
embellishments - liquid pearls (white), pearl pen (clear), stash pink gingham ribbon, white gel pen, cuttlebug embossing
distressing techniques - sponging, tearing and fauz stitches
card size is 5.5 x 5.5

22 comments:

Lori said...

Another gorgeous card Linda!!! :)

Olga said...

I love it, every little detail is amazing!!! It's gorgeous

Mary G. said...

Beautiful! I love the soft look of the flowers on vellum.

Becky said...

This is stunning Linda, beautiful colors and design.
Have a fabulous weekend. :)

Harriet Skelly said...

This is so beautifully done - I love how the flowers came out - sort of ethereal!

Gita said...

The flowers are so pretty. Very nice card!

redwasher1 said...

WOW!!! so beautiful!!!!!!!!! You talent is amazing!!!

Lagene said...

WOWZERS! I was wondering how you got the type to show through, so glad you explained that the flowers are vellum!

Patti P. said...

I think you should love this one, not like...the textures and layers are wonderful and those flowers on veluum, yummy! Beautiful job!!
Patti

Janeen said...

Gorgeous look, Linda. I forget about using my vellum. And i still have lots of it, too. Love the little beaded look along the side.

The Other Patti Sue said...

I just love the way your creative mind works.... this is AMAZING!

Pam said...

Gorgeous, vintage creation! I, too, love your art work at the top of your blog.

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is just a vision of vintage loveliness. Your image is just beautiful and so are your distressed edges. Thank you so much for joining us in Speedy's Friends Challenge. It is a pleasure to visit and see your work. Hope you can play again with us next week.

Bear Hugs,
Carol

P.S. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving me so many sweet comments. It was a delight to find them!

Lori said...

Gorgeous! Very vintage and a lovely collage.

Winnie and Patty said...

Linda--what a beautiful card!!! I love the vintage look, and the pearls! Great job. TFS

ladyjanet_56 said...

this is a beautiful card I love the colour combo & if I got this I know it would cheer me up & make me feel better. Janet T

Jennie said...

Very pretty Linda and love the vintage look :)

Gina said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love your colors on here. Those flowers are just amazing!

Marlena M. said...

Gorgeous technique, I love your card! I'll have to try that. ;)

Colleen Dietrich said...

Those flowers are mesmerizing, Linda! THanks for sharing how you did them, as I would LOVE to try that sometime!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful, love the flowers done in vellum, lovely papers and like the torn look, lovely inside too!

Buy to Let Mortgages said...

Wow what a stunning card. Love how you've printed the image fainter, great. I want to make it. It such a very easy for making.

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