Hey there!!! Got a chance to make a card for the current Shabby Tea Room. I used some bits and pieces from Stampin Up! for the card and a sentiment stamp from the Hero Arts cling set "Very Special". The layout for the card is based on this week's Sketchbook Saturday sketch. I think I'm becoming a bit addicted to Chupa's sketches! Each Saturday I find myself checking her blog to see what the new sketch is and then spending the next few days finding another challenge to combine it with. So... this week it is the Shabby Tea Room challenge to make your project "Sparkly & Bright". Just look at that beautiful inspiration photo!
As I indicated above all the paper bits and pieces used on the card are from the Stampin Up! Beau Chateau line. Some of the pieces were inked with my VersaMagic watermark ink pen, silver embossing powder applied and then heat set. All the pieces were distressed with a distressing tool and then layered up as you see. Initially I didn't have the added bling, just the pink pearls and the rose, but then decided to give the card a bit more sparkle. As a rule, I don't see myself as very good at the "shabby chic" style (and I think my friend, Sue, will disagree with me on that), but I'm really starting to have more confidence with this style of crafting.
Supplies: Cardstock: PTI Vintage Cream; Paper Embellishments & PP: Stampin Up: Ink: VersaMagic Watermark ink; Embossing Powder: Ranger UltraFine Silver; Stamps: Hero Arts: Flower: Flying Unicorn; Flourish: Recollections; Pearls: Zva Creative; Ribbon & Button: PTI