Thursday, 30 September 2010

A Distressed Christmas

I thought this could work for the current Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge, which is distressed/sanded. This card has both
It started along the lines of Tim Holtz Tag # 3 from last year (plaid backgound using glossy card and alcohol inks - great fun)
I then stamped over it, and when the ink was dry I sanded it in places. It made the ink fade, but left a mess of ink on my sanding block :(
The edges of the card have been distressed with the Tonic Edge Distressor. The frame is coloured with distress ink, then overstamped.

11 comments:

  1. This is truly spectacular. Love all the technique involved.

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  2. Oh wowzers Trish this is a beauty!
    Love those fabulous colours and your frame is gorgeous!
    Wonderful creation!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. It's gorgeous - love the colors you chose for the plaid look.

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  4. The colors of your card just pop--so pretty, and I love the distressing and raffia embellishment.

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  5. OMW...this is just STUNNING!!! the colors...oh just EVERYTHING!

    thanks bunches for playing along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!

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  6. I love those colors!! The frame is really nice too!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!

    -Sarah

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  7. Hi Trish, Love the colours and details like the raffia and the frame. Great card!

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  8. Beautiful! Gotta love those rich, deep shades of alcohol inks. The raffia is a great finishing touch. Terrific job on the distress/sand challenge. So happy you were able to join in the fun with us this week at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

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  9. Wow!! I love the card. So out of the ordinary for Christmas. Love the colors. Beautiful job.

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  10. very nice card
    Gladys

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  11. This is beautiful Trish!! Stunning colours!!

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