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Wednesday, 4 August 2010

I have gone distressing mad~



Hi All~

I don't know what has got into me the last few days. I have gone card distressing mad~
Considering I don't normally do distressing, I have the distressing bug....Do you think I have used the word distressing enough yet?

I followed this lovely sketch on Friday sketchers, Isn't it a nice, and it was so easy to do too.
I chose this hAngler image, love the little hat she has on and the lovely little teddy bear, so cute.
The papers are DCWV Mariposa again and the cherry paper was from my stash.
Coloured with Pro-Markers, I have added a flower, leaf and a pin. The little sentiment is just a sticker from my stash, as is the pink dotty ribbon.
This is the first time I have ever done any sewing on a card. I have wanted to do it for ages, and my machine has been in my craft room for over a month now, but today was the first time, and I loved doing it, hope you like it. I chose a zig zag stitch, but it's a nice machine and I have lots of stitches to choose from, so will deffinatly do that again.

Friday Sketchers--Sketch
Creative Card Crew--Girly
Penny Challenge--Anything goes
Papersundae--Stitching

Debbiexx

13 comments:

fi's cards and crafts said...

Debbie..another fab card...I don't think you are distressed at all...cure image which has been coloure beautifully as always an good job with the stitching...thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week and hope to see you next week.

Fi
x

Crystal said...

Debbie WOW sweetie your distressing is FABULOUS!!!!!! I LOVE it!!! Super cute image and wonderful color choice!!! Hugs

chris said...

Well I love your distressing, I have fases, it looks like your having one too, the stamp is soooo cute, and your colouring all ties so well with the papers. hugs chris xx

Courtney said...

Very beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Penny's. Good Luck!

~Courtney~
PPCC DT

Nana said...

Very pretty card - lovely!
Thank you for joining us at "Paper Sundaes" this week. Hope to see you again!
hugs Nana

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Hi Debbie what a gorgeous card. That is such a cute image and I love the soft peach colours you have used. Your stitching looks fab! Sarahxx

kelly said...

Great card Debbie,She is so cute.Love the papers you have used.Oh almost forgot love the DISTRESSING!!!!!

Julye said...

Fab card and well done you with the sewing, I keep saying I'm going to use my sewing machine but still haven't got around to it, is it addictive?
Thanks for joining us at Penny's and good luck.

Julie M said...

Gorgeous card, Debbie - love the distressed look!! I'm completely distress-obsessed, find it very hard not to do it on my cards nowadays. You're probably doomed!!!

Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew this week - and thanks for your email too!

Julie :o)

Lindsey said...

oooooh you are getting good at this distressing malarky! Soon you will cross over to "The Dark Side"! I love these papers they are yummy
Linds xx

Andrea said...

Hi girl!! Just got your message and as far as the punch around the page goes, I had a hard time at first too. Here is how I do it. First, I cut a 5x5 piece of paper. Then I punch the corners, then the inside. When you do in between the corners, be sure to line up your already punched corners with the guide on the straight punch. I hope this makes sense. Its hard to put it in words. :) Hugs to you and gorgeous card!

Tracy said...

This is really pretty.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Denise @ kc242 said...

Beautiful card. Love your image and your wonderful coloring! Thanks so much for joining us at The Creative Card Crew!
Denise
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