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


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

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

    Anne x

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

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

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

  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 :)

  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

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

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

  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

  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!

    Chris Christensen

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

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

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

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

    Hugs Judith

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

    Jackie x

  17. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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