Monday, 20 February 2012

DT Card for Crafty Bloggers Network......Challenge 14

Hello my lovelies,
I hope you have all had a lovely week-end.

Well today sees the start of another fab challenge over at the

The theme for Challenge 14 is....

Shabby Chic!

Here's what I made for my design team card....

Here's what I used to make this card...

Papermania 8x8 card blank/Forever Friends Pink Parfait A4 paper pack/Papermania Summer Bloom Sweetie Brad/Vintage Sheer Flower Ribbon/ Pearl strand/ Lace/Doily/Flowers/Fabric brad/Feather/Pearly stem flowers/Ribbon bow/Tim Holtz Distress Ink Worn Lipstick/Dew Drop Brilliance Pigment Ink Pearlescent purple/Cosmic shimmer Cosmic Twinkles in Iced Candy/Self adhesive pearls/ Kanban greeting.

Here's how I made it...

Cover the card blank with a sheet of paper from the pad with the bear wearing the hat on it. Make sure its sat at the bottom right corner.
Cover the left side of the card with a co-ordinating piece of paper.
Use a distressing tool or nail file to scratch around the edges to give them a shabby look, ink around the edges with worn lipstick.
Attach the sheer ribbon, pearl strand, and lace so one sits on top of the other, securing the ends of each on the underside of the front with double sided tape.
Use a sponge to ink the doily using both your inks randomly. Also ink the flowers and the fabric brad too. Attach all of these to the top right corner with the brad.
Cut out another bear from the paper pack and attach on top of the other one with foam pads.
Stick the feather and the pearly stem flowers to the underside of the hat. Stick a hat pin through the flower on the hat and add cosmic twinkles to the flower. Glue a ribbon bow to the side as shown.
Add the decorative brad to the bottom left corner.
Stick three hat pins into the doily and flowers as shown.
Add the pearls as shown around the edges of the card and finally ink the edges of your greeting with worn lipstick and attach to the card with foam pads.

We would love to see your creations for this challenge and hope that you will join in with the fun.

Happy crafting everyone,
lots of love


  1. Beautiful card, I love your flower, the lace and embellishments on the bears hat.
    Hugs Rachael xx

  2. Hi Nicola, this is so lush. Fabulous flower too

  3. Really fabulous card hun, love the cute ff bear and that flower is beautiful, great colours too
    Lindsay xx

  4. pretty pretty card love all the elements you have used ... fab colours
    Suzee xx