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Sunday, 27 May 2012

Shabby Chic !

Hi everyone i hope you are all well , the weather here is gorgeous right now and once again whilst hubby has been working hard in the garden ive been crafting oh and just a little housework too !
So here is my first post today a Shabby Chic card and i hope that you like it .

The card


Lace detail 


The sentiment and flower

Heres how i made it !

I used an 8x8 card blank and covered it in a piece of backing paper . Next i tied around the card to the left side a piece of lace and added a flower with a brad in the centre to the middle of the bow .
I then added the sewing machine topper that i made up with 5 layers fixed together with silicone glue and to the top left corner of that i added a button with frayed string ( simple yet effective i think ) and a tassle to the top right corner of the topper .
I then added the especially for you sentiment with a little lace and a brad and to finish i made a flower with a brad in the centre .
Everything on this card apart from the lace , brads and tassle was taken from
Shabby Chic Compendium Collection
by Debbi Moore Designs
to make the flowers i printed onto white vellum flowers from the rom and put the layers together using a brad in the middle , the sentiment was also printed onto vellum with a little scrap of lace and a brad .
Thank you for stopping by !
HAPPY CRAFTING !
XXXX
 

13 comments:

debbi taylor said...

this is stunning - the flowers on the velum are a great touch... the lace is beautiful!
hugs
Debbi x

Dawn said...

This is really fab! Love the papers!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Chris said...

Fabulous card, love all the elements. Chris xx

Linda said...

Tina this is Awesome! I love all the detail you have put on your card!!!

Hugs
Linda xxx

Abbie721 said...

Gorgeous as always hun, love the style and the lace looks great, love all the elements xx

Bernie Simmons said...

Love working with vellum your card is lovely xxxx

JayDee said...

There is so much on this card, I think it's great xx

Danie May said...

This is just gorgeous! A beautiful Shabby Chic inspired card! xx

Suzee Murphy said...

love everything on this card just stunning !! xx

jane stillman said...

love this card, great idea to use vellum for the flowers x

sue-b said...

I do love shabby chic and i love this card. So much to look at but the l/o is brill.
sue-b Guest designer CD Sunday

starcyl said...

Lovely card Tina but we don't allow backlinking so much as I like your card it won't be considered in the top three challenge.
Thanks for linking to us and hopefully you will come and join us again.
Jenny x
CD Sunday DT

Cazro said...

A stunning Shabby Chic card, perfect for our Gorgeous Green challenge at CD Sunday Challenges. I too have the CD, which is terrific. Thanks for sharing with us at CD Challenge. Caz