Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Simon Says Lets Get Distressing ! :-) + hidden blog candy !

What a fabulous time we had last week seeing all your wonderful cards you made using Dawny P's sketch ! :-) You all obviously liked it ! ;-)

This week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge we have another fab theme for you too ,,, We would like you to distress your cards :-) The DT have made some fab creations for you to see so hop over to the challenge blog to see them and don't forget to leave a comment on their blogs :-)

For my card I used the Simon Says Clear Stamps DREAM PARIS ROME NEW YORK Exclusive set

I used brown coredinations and some patterned paper by Basic Grey which was also distressed with antique linen distress ink. I inked a craft sheet with faded jeans, shabby shutters and broken china, spritzed with water and swirled white card around in it. When it was dry I stamped a Tim Holtz ornate collage then overstamped the Eiffel tower image with adirondack ink.

The key and oval shapes are grungeboard that I smothered in shabby shutters crackle paint and when it was dry I sponged black ink into all the cracks.

I used a Making Memories 'Dream eyelet' and a Tim Holtz muse token as well as a couple of Tim Holtz mini paper clips and game spinner.

I followed the fab sketch on the Sketch Saturday Challenge and am also entering this in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge who are asking us to use eyelets :-)

Do you like this fab stamp set ??

Heidi at Simon Says Stamp Store has very kindly offered this as my weekly blog candy :-) See the post at ther top of my blog for details of how to be in with a chance to win it !! :-)

Simon Says Stamp store now have a group on The Papercraft Planet there will be games and prizes so pop over there to become a member :-0

Thanks for looking :-) Your comments are appreciated so please leave me one :-)

Lorraine x x


Juls said...

Just stunning! I love the stamps and I love the beautiful vintage feel you have created, and still kept your project very colourful! Just gorgeous!

Crafting Queen said...

Stunning card, love the feel of the card, wonderful. Will try and make one later for the challenge. Hugs Anesha

Jo Nevill said...

Your card is stunning Lols, I do love this set and you work your magic with it. Fabulous distressing. You did us very proud this week (not that you usually do !).


Jo x

Crystal said...

OOO this looks awesome, love the papers, your distressing...everything looks fantastic! Great card!

Timcso said...

Absolute stunning card Lorraine!The details are beautiful!:)

Hugs, Tímea

Mephisto said...

thats a fab Work hun!


Shauna K said...

this is a beautiful card! i love this set and the various embellies you used are so perfect! love it :D

Anonymous said...

Lorraine, just a beautiful card, LOVE it!!!!!

Iris said...

An absolut brilliant work, so amazing and I love all the details.


Powerful Search Engine said...

Adore this card hun! Joey's baby will have to eat Sue slice! hugs Pascalex

Anke said...

WOW what a stunning card Lorraine.


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I love this image, Lorraine..and the way you compiled everything looks awesome!

Very inspiring!