Thursday, 25 June 2015

Shabby Eeeek!

Good Morning...
Gosh, don't the weeks whizz round!  
Here we are back at In The Pink for another super fun challenge.

The challenge this time is Vintage or Shabby Chic and
the prize for the lucky winner is gift voucher for
Today's card is my Shabby Chic DT card made with a gorgeous 
Lili of the Valley stamp - Dandelion Clock
I say Shabby Eeeek because I am a bit out of my comfort zone!

I coloured this lovely fairy with Copics and used Neenah Desert Storm Card and papers from the new Lili of the Valley Dress Shoppe Collection to create mats and layers.

I distressed the edges of the card and used a touch of Distress Ink and Frantage around the edge of the image.  

I decorated the card with some cheesecloth, lace, flowers, Stamens, twine, jute mesh ribbon and a button from The Ribbon Girl.  Finally I added some adhesive gems and a pearl and gem pin from my trinket box.

Here we are my Shabby Chic card, made all the more chic mainly thanks to that adorable image!
Lili of the Valley Rubber Stamp - Dandelion Clock
Memento Ink pad in Black
Make it Colour Blending Card from Quixotic Paperie
Copic Markers
Neenah Desert Storm Card
Papers from Lili of the Valley Dress Shoppe Collection
Flowers, Stamens, Twine, Cheesecloth, Lace, Jute Mesh Ribbon. Wooden Heart Button from
The Ribbon Girl
Adhesive Gems and Pearl and Gem Pin from my trinket box
Pinflair Ice Diamond (for Dandelion Head)
Collall All Purpose Glue
Tim Holtz Paper Distressing Tool
Inks Used
Memento Ink Pad in Black
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad in Tea Dye
Frantage Embossing Enamel in Shabby White
Copics - Skin E000, E11, E21, E01
Hair E31, E33, E35
Clothes RV11, RV32, RV34, E41, E42, E43
Dandelion Head YG93 and Pinflair Ice Diamond
Background B0000, B000, B00, W0, W1, W3
Wings Embellished with Wink of Stella Clear Pen
Thank you for visiting...
Happy Crafting...
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  1. I love shabby chic and you did a great job. Love that image and the soft colours and perfect embellies

  2. Aaaah absolutely delightful and i always panic when shabby / vintage is mentioned too, Luv Sam x

  3. I'm surprised you and the rest of the Pink Ladies haven't put me on the naughty step for choosing such a tough theme - lol! Oh wait, I think I was there already for running late with my card ;-)

    Anyway, you did an awesome job with both the shabby and the chic...thank goodness for Frantage and a distressing tool! Of course, the papers are just gorgeous and your colouring of the sweet fairy is lovely :-)

    Big hugs, Kat xx

  4. I have to compliment you on your shabby chicness Sue, it's a wonderful card!! I'm afraid I don't get it either and struggle terribly as I simply cannot translate worn furniture, pretty crackled pottery and soft, worn chintzy fabric into card making. ( note to self...I should perhaps remember that analogy when attempting said genre) xx

  5. Well you certainly pulled this Shabby Chic card off beautifully for someone out of their comfort zone. Adorable image and stunning floral detailing.
    Debs xx

  6. Sooo pretty and it x

  7. Fabulous a Sue... Love the Sweet image...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  8. I DID smile when I read the title here.......... and from now on it will ALWAYS be known as Shabby EEEK in my eyes - and I'll always think of you!! hehe! Saying that....... it doesn't look like you were scared at all............ cos you really made this card so wonderfully!! As you know, I have a little bit of a thing for fairies........ and wow.... you did this one proud!!

    Big hugs
    Christine x

  9. Beautiful shabby chic card love the cute image,pretty papers and the frantage which I cannot get a good result with mine always look like I have had a spillage lol
    Carol x


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