9 January 2013

Sew Pretty!

Hi fellow bloggers, I hope your all ok & not sick with anything!! I really can't believe I haven't posted since Saturday! I have been crafting, just nothing I can show you yet!

My card for today was a just because I can card...Nige went shopping a while ago & came home with a mag with this fab stamp set on the front! I do like them lots so decided to have a play, 
I love how its turned out!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Raise The Bar- fab sketch
Everybody Art Challenge- pastel colours
Loves Rubber Stamps- die cuts or punches
Craft Your Passion- vintage/shabby chic
Kaboodle Doodle- vintage

Goodies I Have Used
Images & sentiment- 'Sew Pretty' vintage stamp set free with 'Cardmaking & Papercraft'
5" square card blank from Natalie & Amy's
Spectrum Noirs from Natalie & Amy's
Dress form- FS3, FS2 & FS1
Basque- PP3, PP2 & PP1
Tape measure- BG2, BG1 & antique linen distress ink
Cotton reels- TN3, TN2 & TN1

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Sew Pretty' vintage papers free with 'Cardmaking & Papercraft'
'aqua' divine twine
'cotton candy' divine twine
Paper distressing done with my thread cutter
Colour distressing done with Tim Holtz antique linen from Natalie & Amy's
'Rectangle #3' die cut by Nellie Snellen MFD048
'Resplendent Rectangles' by Spellbinders from Natalie & Amy's

I had so much fun making this card, I did get covered in ink & the bits of paper that come off when your distressing lol! My carpet really needs a good hoover.....mmmmm hoover or craft? LOL no contest, off to craft! Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs xx


Judith said...

Love this Shell - nothing better than a just because I can card - its great to be able to do what you like for the sake of it - i love the apers you've used - it looks great - hugs judith x

Laura Love said...

This is gorgeous! I love the vintage, shabby chic look! Those little twine spools are the cutest! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Shell. I love the design and the colours are fabulous.
Glad you made the right choice regarding the hoovering!
hugs Sue

Sue B said...

Aww this is gorgeous Shell !! I love the stamp set and pretty papers! :-)
Hope you are well hun
Big hugs
Sue xx

Unknown said...

What a wonderful vintage card!! I love the ruler!

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

Debs said...

Oh WOW Shell this is stunning - fabulous design and so perfectly brought together.
Love it!
Debs xx

Anonymous said...

This is totally gorgeous Shell, love it!
Helen x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Fab card Shell love those little spools of twine! Crafting always wins over housework!! xx

Sandra H said...

Gosh Shell this is gorgeous! the layout is stunning and that image ......wow and great distressing too! x

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Love the details! Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Vintage” Challenge! Happy 2013!!

Kath - Admin
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Shell. I love those sewing related stamps, and the fab colours.
Hoovering...crafting...hoovering...crafting...mmmm hard choice....not!! lol
Lorraine x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Shell...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Kim. said...

This is gorgeous Shell, love the stamps and the twine is perfect on the cards.
Kim xXx

coops said...

so gorgeous shell.i love your pretty design and distressing and the images are fab :D

xx coops xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so beautiful hun, love the papers and the layout and the main image is so pretty
Lindsay xx

Tracy said...

So beautiful, love the little cotton reels.

Thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles this week x

Olivia said...

Such a lovely job. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

Lydia said...

lovely xx love what you did with the twine xxx thanks for sharing at Loves Rubberstamps xxx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so lovely, I love all the details and the fabulous card design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Gail said...

Adorable. This is so cute. Just adorable. I love this. Outstandingly adorable. Great card. --Gail P.S. Did I tell you this is adorable?!!!!