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Sunday, 16 May 2010

You are My Sunshine!

The recent challenge on Crafty Cardmakers is to make a card using a distressing technique. Distressing isn't something I do much of - I always feel that when I try some techniques it just ends up like I've done it 'wrong'! So, this is a challenge, although I'll admit I've taken an easy way out. And unfortunately, I finished the card too late for the challenge!




The gorgeous image is from Epiphany Art Gallery. It's coloured with my usual Promarkers with additions to the raindrops and puddle of clear Sakura Stardust pen, and some glaze. The background paper is from Personal Impressions and the card is Coordinations which I embossed in my Wizard with a Fiskars plate and then sanded. I've added a hand-written sentiment and an embellishment from my collection.

1 comment:

coldwaters2 said...

I know exactly what you mean Josephine I don't do a lot of distressing with the inks as it always looks yucky but I love looking at other peoples techniques and your right they always look perfect. I am loving this card the colours and your design are great so is that image I love this range they remind me a little of H&S.
Hugs
Lorraine x

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