Saturday, 7 May 2011

Double Trouble

This week at 2 Sisters the challenge is Distressing.  We're sponsored by 2 generous companies this week, Stitchy Bear and One Stop Craft Shop.  This is not one of my favourite themes so I've struggled with inspiration a bit.  I've therefore used 2 torn panels of card, one plain and one patterned, layered onto a distressed looking patterned paper used for the main card.  I've also chalked the outer edges of my nestie with gold shimmer chalk for a more aged look, and used one single embellishment being a huge coffee coloured flower which I think complements the distressed theme.  I'm not sure I've completely mastered this distressed theme, but it's not too bad (is it???) !!!  The sentiment is one of my own, and is available on my freebies page if you'd like to download it.


Please pop on over to 2 Sisters to see the creations from the other members of the design team and to link up your cards for our distressed challenge.

I've been inspired by the following:
Have fun


14 comments:

Christine L said...

Hi Annette... Lovely card again.... love that image and your colouring. I also find distressing a bit difficult.... but we'll master it!!
Hugs and Happy Weekend
Christine x

Kristel said...

That is a gorgeous card Netty! Looks wonderful!
Hugs Kristel

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Netty.xxx

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Such a wonderful and gorgeous project, Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion
Hugs
Tamara

Christine said...

Stunning sweet image Netty gorgeous layout & love that nestie..mmm great colours..
thank you so much for your FREE sentiments so kind of you to share..I am now a follower..

smiles Christine xx

Zulma said...

Beautiful card Netty! nice color combo, die and flower. Thanks for playing with us at Lollipop Crafts this week, good luck!
Hugs,
Zulma DT

sgc said...

This is so cute! You did a great job using the sketch. Thanks for playing along with the Critter Sketch Challenge.

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love your color choice and great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us with another fabulous card @ Critter Sketch :)

Crystal said...

So adorable, love your colouring and the flower is so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Critter Sketch :)

Sheng said...

ADORABLE!!!!! Thanks for playing with us at PaperCupcakes.

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Great take on our challenge and I love the square shape! Thanks for playing at Critter Sketch!
Hugs,
Georgia

Gloria Westerman said...

This is fantastic.....awesome coloring....love it....thank you for playing with us at PCC/TMITA

True :) said...

What a sweet card Nettie! Love the soft coloring!
Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings challenge!
I am now one of your followers.  ;)  I would love it if you came to visit my blog and become a follower too!

Hugs,
True :D

My'scardcorner said...

Lovely card Love the nestie youve used and the colours.
Myrax

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