Tuesday 15 June 2010

A Bit of Shabby Chic

I hope everybody had a great weekend,I had a busy weekend so didn't get any crafting done.I went on a girls night out Friday night and Saturday night me,Mick,Jodie and Paige went to the local pub to watch the England v U.S.A match.I'm not a big football fan but I do like to watch England in the World Cup.The atmosphere was fantastic with everybody just really enjoying themselves,it was like one big party.
I love doing shabby chic style pages and  got the idea for this page from Marion Smiths blog, She does a lot of paint effects and I love the way she white washed the paper to give that shabby chic feel,so I thought I'd give it a go myself.

I added a gorgeous Prima pearl and rose corner, a flower I made myself with Nestabilities and a couple of Prima leaves.I trailed some crystal stems,roses and Prima Innoscence flowers up the side of the photo.I used glimmer mist and Victorian Velvet Distress Ink on the flowers.The chipboard was painted white and then had the glimmer mist and ink treatment.
 I've also done another LO this week  using the sketch and colour combos from The Colour Room.


I loved the colours in the palette and used Papermania Rose Garden.

Lastly, I entered a men's card on the The Shabby Tea Room challenge blog last week and as I said I don't do many male cards and I'm never really happy with them so I was really shocked to see I was a Top 3 winner.
That's it for now but I would like to thank everybody who takes the time to leave a comment, it really is appreciated as always.



Juls said...

wow such gorgeous elegant pages! Hugs Juls

lauren bergold said...

oh ♥WOW♥!!! i love both of these verrrrrrry much indeed! i am totally fascinated by the one that is whitewashed and torn and there are bits of lace underneath it! just so many astonishing little details that make a PERFECT page!

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