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Wednesday, September 28, 2011


Well, not for me lol but challenge #85 over at I ♥ PROMARKERS this week is distressing. One of my fave techniques, I just love the tatty look. We're sponsored by the lovely Judy at DIGI DOODLE SHOP and there's $10 to spend for the winner. Judy has some fabulous images so if you haven't been before, you really should take a look. All the design team used one of her images this week, and I chose to use 'The Day Off'.

My papers are all from the Basic Grey 'Recess' pad. I scuffed up all my edges using a scissor blade and inked all the edges with my walnut stain distress ink pad and a little black soot too. The birds were done with a Marianne Die, one in paper to flip and one in black card and the little swirl at the top left was also a Marianne die, but I just used the top of it. The sentiment is my own design.

Entering into:
DIGI DOODLE SHOP #76 - Autumn colours.
GINGERLOFT #25 - Vintage or Distressed.
ANYTHING GOES - Anything goes.
PARTY TIME TUESDAYS #35 - Anything goes.
MAKE IT MONDAY #56 - Anything goes.
OUTLAWS 26th sept (Greeting challenge) - Anything goes.
CARD CUPIDS #38 - Fall.
THE SQUIRREL AND THE FOX #1 - Anything goes.
FRESH BREWED #66 - Fall/Autumn.
ONE STITCH AT A TIME #81 - Favourites.


Heather said...

Beautiful card! I love the diecut and how it carries up and around the top of the image.

Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Brewed Challenges FALL challenge.

Heather D.

coops said...

fabulous card lorraine.i love the gorgeous image and your colouring and design are stunning :D

xx coops xx

Molecraft said...

Fabulous card Lorraine, great colouring and layout!
Helen x

Love crafts forever said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at OSAAT this week.
Hugs Nataliya

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Lorraine this is fantastic what great colouring of that super image your distressed design is perfect, ACE card.
Lorraine x

Shirley-anne said...

What an amazing scene . Stunning colouring . perfect embellishing .
Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

When commenting on another’s MIM entry don’t forget to mention that you saw it on MIM and the more entries you comment on in this way, the more chances you have of winning.


E.T. said...

This looks fabulous and I love how you have coloured the image. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft.

Nikki Byrne said...

Brilliant image and beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Gingerloft this fortnight. Good luck. HUgs


Nikki Byrne said...

Back with another hat on!! :o) The card is still beautiful and I do love that image. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. HUgs


Dawn said...

This is lovely Lorraine! I love that image!
Dawn xx

Sheryl said...

Hi Lorraine! I just love this image and you colored him beautifully! The silouette black birds are a stroke of genius. They look awesome!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Brewed Challenges FALL challenge.

Hugs, Sheryl

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