Sunday, January 17, 2010

Three Challenges!

Oh, I am really running late with 2 of these challenges, so if I am too late, no problem.  Here are the challenges I am entering this card into:

Simon Says: Shabby
Double Dutch: Sketch
Creative Card Crew:  Distressing



Oh this was a terrific sketch.  The only problem is you can't see the pretty papers.  I always cover them up!  The bottom one is my favorite from the K & Co. Ancestry line.  I have added some music notes paper to go along with the piano too, but you just can't see it very well. ha ha!

 I embossed in some of the corners gold swirls.  I used gold liquid pearls here and there and used some gold glimmer mist on her bow and lace and all the flowers.  All edges are distress with Vintage Photo and Walnut ink.  Oh and I can't forget she has rhinestone earrings.  I am currently waiting on some gold stickles to come in, boy that would have come in handy for this card, just to add that extra sparkle.  Oh well, I will add it when it gets here.  You may have to click on the photo to enlarge it to see some of these details.

Well, thank you so much for your support!  You guys are the best!

Hugs, Dena

19 comments:

Debbie Pamment said...

I certainly have no problem if you're late for the challenges - no matter what inspired this GORGEOUS creation it would be worth the wait! This is just FABULOUS!!!
xXx

6 wacky women said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Dena
The colours, papers and your details are stunning!!

Karen x

Julie said...

WOW -how divine is this!!!! Your distressing is perfect and I love the note embellishment!! So much detail too! Juliexx

Vicky said...

Beautiful card Dena. You've done shabby chic so well! Love the attention to detail as well!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Andie's Space said...

Hi Dena,
I love the vintage look & this is just gorgeous. What a beautiful colour you created for her dress. The flowers & the lace look gorgeous.
Hope you are well,
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Dena what a stunning card!
So much gorgeous detail and your colouring and design just awesome!
hugs
kim x

Juls said...

so incredibly gorgeous! Love the colours and the vintage look!! just fab!! hugs Juls

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Dena,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Oh wow Dena, your card is absolutely stunning. I just love the papers you have used and your colouring is just soooo perfect. Perfectly "Shabby Chic" !!

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.

Hugs,

Jo xxxx

P.S. Thank's for your email and don't worry - it catches me unawares too !!!

scrappyjan said...

oh WOW Dena!!!!!!! THis card is STUNNING!!!!!!!! Love the detials, coloring and the papers are PERFECT!!! LOVE IT!!!
hugs, Janiel

Tara said...

I always cover up pretty papers too Dena, lol!
Your card is beautiful and I really love the shabby chic style!
Hugs Tara xx

cats whiskers said...

Hi Sweetie
Just love this card, great image and fabulous colours
Hugs Jacqui xx

Lorraine A said...

Absolutely Stunning card Dena :-) I do love this Tilda ,,quite a young lady here eh ! :-) Gorgeous papers and those flowers are just fantastic :-) I love your card :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and DT call :-)
Luv
Lols x x x

Jules said...

Hi Dena

Your card is fantastic. Lovely work as always.

You always manage to add so much detail and interest to your work without it looking "over crowded or over worked". A very rare quality but clearly one you have. (You lucky so and so!!).

Lots of inspiration here.

By the way porridge is made from rolled oats. I simmer them in milk for about 6 minutes then sprinkle with sugar. Sounds awful and it isn't to everyone's taste but I love it. Especially on winter mornings. Good for the inside and keeps you full until lunchtime!!

Take care Dena

Love Jules xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous, wonderful shabby chic details and love that image.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

papirdilla said...

Hi, Dena!
I totally fell in love with this card! It's gorgeous. Tilda is soooo sweet. The colours, papers and details are perfect. You know I love this shabby/vintage- style:)

Hugs,
Hanne

Iren said...

Oh Dena! I'm so glad I have these lovely images in stock when I see Your lovely card! The colors emblishments and paper is perfect. Also love Your coloring!

Hugs, Iren

Tammi said...

LOL, I'm always covering up my paper too! This is lovely, pretty embellies and detail! I haven't even used this set yet.

Jodie from Oz said...

Wow, this is stunning, love the colours, your take on the sketch and all your fab details and beautifull colouring. Hugs Jodie from Oz

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