Monday, 28 May 2012

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 69

This week at Crafty Cardmakers, we want you to 'distress it'!

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I was lucky enough to have an image from Digi Doodle Shop to work with this week, and chose her Roadster image.

 Now, distressing is generally not my favourite technique. So, my distressing is generally pretty understated - no actual paper tearing or ruffling.

I coloured this lovely image with Promarkers, cut it with one of my nestibilities and edged it with ink - not Distress ink as I don't have any browns in that, but I used cocoa Versacolor. I cut  a piece of Coredinations Chocolate Box card using the same set of Nestibilities, and embossed it using a Sizzix folder before sanding to reveal the gears. The background paper is by JLJ Designs from a set called Pink and Chocolate which I got via Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps, but it's no longer available from there. I finished the card with some brads.

Hope you can join us this time. 

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Bearly Mine where anything goes,
I Love Promarkers where they want die cuts,
Penny's Papercrafty Challenge where anything goes,
DRS Design where they want masculine cards,
Little Miss Muffet where anything goes,
Southern Girls where they want die cuts,
ATCs and Cards with Attitude where anything goes, 
Crafty Catz where they want a card for a man,
One Stop Craft where they want something 'for the boys'. 
Joanna Sheen where they want us to 'remember when'. 


Feebsy said...

A great card, I really like the distressed cogs they look amazing and compliment the image so well - I love the sepia look you've created.

Thanks so much for creating a card for my challenge even though you don't like distressing.


cotnob said...

This is a great card, you have distressed it beautifully.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.

carol said...

fab card, just perfect, thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Meggymay said...

Fantastic card, love the vintage car image.

Kim x said...

Fabulous card Josephine, and great distressing.
hugs Kimx

Shelia said...

This is such an awesome masculine card!! Thanks for playing with us this week at DRS Designs!

Manderly said...

You did a fantastic work with this car. Great coloring. And the gears add a perfect touch! Thank you for entering ATCs Card with Attitude Challenge. Please enter your card in our Fat Pages Challenge too! We now have Top 3 winners! We will start a new challenge on June 1st and go back to our every 2 weeks at that time. So nice to see your fab artwork!

kbrandy4 said...

Brilliant card and fab colouring!! Thanks for sharing with us at I ♥ Proarkers and good luck!!
Hugs Hazel xx

PS. I have candy on my blog!!

Doreen said...

great card Josephine. The card is perfect for this challenge theme.
Doreen xx

Karin said...

Great old fashioned car and I love the embossing too! Thanks for playing along with DRS Designs!

Lorraine said...

Smashing. The car looks great. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.


Hi Josephine
A fabulous man's card great image and paper's thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
hugs Dianne xx

Anonymous said...

Love that ole jalopy !!! Gorgeous stamp and beautifully coloured. the texture background goes so well with this beauty.


Anonymous said...

Brilliant card. I've got some cordinations card that I haven't used yet - you've given me some ideas here. xx

Debra Miller said...

Love your card Josephine, great masculine image. Thanks for joining us for Little Miss Muffet's Anything Goes Challenge. Deb

Don't forget to grab the LLM News badge for your sidebar if you are interested in the challenge prize - 3 rubber stamps! It is a pretty cool badge too, the graphics update when there is a new release.

Papercraft By Carole said...

Love the cogs and gears embossing - and the metallic brads look perfect with it. I can't believe you don't at least have some Walnut Stain DI!! LOL ;-) Cxxx

Suzi Mac said...

A fabulous card, great embossing and image. Thank you for joining us at Joanna Sheen Challenge. Good luck in the draw.
Suzi x

Diane Louise J said...

You've made such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Good luck and hope to see you next time.
Diane x

Deanne Saunders said...

Neat card!!! Love the embossing!! Thanks for joining us at Pennys Paper Challenge. Hope to see you for the next challenge!!



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