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Sunday, 28 August 2011

Love On A Distressing Sunday!

It's Sunday again! 
How time flies when you're having fun!

Hardly seems like any time since I was sitting on the sofa on 
Friday evening looking forward to the rest of the weekend! 

We had a great day yesterday, out & about seeing more of the
Edinburgh Festival & Fringe see my previous post for a couple of pics if you're interested!

This week at The Crafty Pad, we have a new challenge!
Challenge #136 is Distressing/Tearing!
Here's my card!


We're sponsored this week by the wonderful Crafty Emma's store


They are offering a fab prize of a £10 voucher 
(I must stress this does not include P&P)


I used the Ted's In Love image from The Crafty pad Designs.
I printed it onto Core'dinations  cards & tore roughly around the heart 
outline, I then inked the edges with Tim Holtz Distress inks.
My base card was made from brown card stock. 
The papers are from my stash, sorry I can't remember who they're by.
I added a heart shaped paper doily which I scrunched up then inked with the sameTim Holtz Distress inks
I also added some little self adhesive pearls to lady ted to highlight her necklace!



I added some roses from Sweetpea Polly's Crafty Things, Punched butterflies (Martha Stewart punch) & ornate corners( sizzlits die), all of which recieved the distress ink treatment.
I also added some pearls to the butterflies



I added a computer generated sentiment in '1942 Report' Font which you can download free here.
That was then inked with the distress inks too!



I decorated the inside of the card to match!
I do hope you like it!
It's already winging it's way to the happy couple!
I made this card with the following challenges in mind
Cuddly Buddly Say Something Nice
Just Add Ink Something From Stash
Paper Shelter Challenge Diecuts/Punches
Color Throwdown Color challenge
Flutterby Wednesdays Must include a butterfly or fairy Open
I Brake For Challenges Shabby Chic 
Papertake Weekly Dies to Die For must use diecuts
Heart Song Inspirations Shabby Chic &/or Use Pearls
Karens Doodles Diecuts/Punches

28 comments:

  1. I love the pearls you added to the female bear, very cute :)

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  2. cute as a button Dawn, love her pearls.
    Thanks for playing along with Karen's Doodles this week and good luck

    Anne x

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  3. Wow, beautiful anniversary card. Love all those details, especially the pearls.

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  4. Absolutely stunning Anniversary Card Dawn, love the embellishment details. :)

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  5. Precious and beautiful card! Love all the fantastic details on this. So very pretty.
    Lynn

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  6. This is wonderful!I love the heart doily and the butterfly!
    Thank you for joining Karen`s Doodles this week and good luck!

    HUgs,Kari :)

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  7. Dawn, Now I get to leave another comment as a part of the Heart Song DT but I think I've said it all. :-) Glad you're playing along with us at HSI.
    NanaConnie HSI DT

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  8. Hi Dawn! Gorgeous card, love the DPs and Lady Ted's necklace. Good luck in those challenges...Hugs, Ali x

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  9. Wow what a fabulous card!!!!! Love the paers you used!!!!! Simply gorgeous!!!!!

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  10. Beautiful card. The image is very cute. I love how you added the pearls to the girl bear. Thanks for joining the Heart Song challenge this week. Good luck.
    Debbie HSI DT

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  11. Lovely job, Dawn! The heart doily is a great way to showcase your "beary" cute heart! Your little necklace is a sweet touch, too! Thank you for joining us at Hooked on Craft Challenges!

    XO,
    Chris Christensen

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  12. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at Karen's Doodles, hope to see you again at our next challenge :)

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  13. So beautiful, I love all the details and the colors!

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  14. Stunning, stunning, stunning, I love this card. Lee xx

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  15. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at TPS ……..

    Hugs Judith

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  16. I love this image :) Your card is amazing. Thanks for joining Cuddly Buddly this week.....

    Hugs
    Judtíth

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  17. This is a lovely card I love the colours you have used
    Thanks for joining in at SFC this time

    Jackie x

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  18. What a gorgeous vintage card! I love the 'pencil sketch' image, really beautiful.
    Thanks for joining us at Hooked on Craft Challenges.
    *hugs* Sal x

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  19. Wonderful textures! Thanks for joining us at Flutter By Wed.

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  20. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Heart Song Inspirations this week!
    Hugs, Shannah (HSI DT)

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  21. beautiful card Dawn love the image and the die cuts and the inked edges thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

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  22. Oh how darling and creative Dawn!! Love your bear image and the multicolored doily!! Thanks for joining the Shining the Light challenge this week!
    blessings,
    Chris

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  23. What a great vintage card and it is a perfect anniversary card in my opinion.

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  24. Such a gorgeous card Dawn.. how sweet is your bear stamp!! Thanks for playing along at BITW :))

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  25. Totally sweet card Dawn! Love the heart shaped doily! Thank you for playing the ODBDSLC with us...hugs ~S~

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  26. Ohhh How Cute is that Bear Stamp!!
    Just a Lovely Card Dawn....
    Thanks HEAPS for playing along over @ BITW!!! xx

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx