Sunday, 11 June 2017

Shabby Chic - CD Sunday Challenge 4th June

I'm a week late blogging for the CD Sunday Challenge - I'm so sorry fellow teamies.
Meg has chosen Shabby Chic as her theme. I love to see shabby chic cards but have never tried to make one. This was my attempt:


I printed a backing paper onto the both sides of a piece of card using a paper from My Craft Studio - Inserts and Backgrounds Everyday CD. I then partially cut a die from the front using Tonic Topnote Trellis Base Die Set and folded half the front back on it's self. I then embellished the card using some pink jute roll from Poundland, lace and flowers from my stash. At this point I really liked this card but thought it wasn't very shabby chic so inked the edges and scuffed them with the blade of a scissors. That's when I decided this type of card wasn't for me.
I hope we have lots of entries for the challenge so I can learn how to do this style as I do like Shabby Chic cards. 

7 comments:

  1. Lovely card, Your card is very pretty and a lovely design, well done
    You were not the only one with this challenge that was out of our comfort zone,

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  2. Join the club with not being really familiar with Shabby Chic. Many make wonderful examples but I think we three are learning. I too love to look at them. I love the fact that our challenges can be so different and stretch us. Glad you are OK enough to join us Pamela. I like your Shabby Chic.
    xx

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  3. Love the card Pamela everything you need to create shabby chic is there and beautifully put together

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  4. We had shabby chic as a challenge over at Sweet Stamoin' recently and my teamies and I all really struggled with it! Your card looks fab, love the texture x

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  5. Very pretty Pamela and I love the lace detail.
    Jocelyn x

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  6. So pretty. Yes - it does look like the same jute - I got mine in Poundland! I tried to add some colour cloud to tone it down a bit for my card.

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