Shabby Chic, take 2

As you know, Shabby Chic is not my normal style. But after making my first Shabby Chic card the other day, I had to make another one.  I have never used this many layers on a card!!  But, what fun!! 

A few notes about my card...
  •   The inking was done with white craft ink (Fresh Snow PTI) direct to paper on both the card base and the embossed layer.  
  • The flower contains 3 layers.  The top is vellum, that was die cut, then embossed.  It is layered over 2 white die cut flowers. 
  • The doily is not a die cut, it was purchased at AC Moore in the baking section.
 A new tutorial and challenge on Shabby Chic design was added to StampNation this week.  There are now 182 video tutorial on StampNation, WOW!!  You should head over and check us out.  The ladies there sure are a hoot!

** My card today is being entered into the following challenges:  Moxie Fab Damask & Brocade, Crafts & Me, Scrapalicious, The Sisterhood of Crafters, Stampotique Designers Challenge, Celebrate the Occasion, Crafty Sentiment Designs, Stamp N Doodle

Stamp: Fillable Frames (PTI)
Ink: Fresh Snow, Crumb Cake
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Vellum, Paisley Petals dsp
Accessories: Fun Flowers, Labels Collection Framelits, Designer Frames Embossing folder, Perfect Polka Dots & Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folders, corner rounder, Banner Trio Die (Wplus9), Basic Pearls, Linen Thread, Sponges, Doily


pinky said...

Beautiful card Maureen, love all the texture. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty

Chicken said...

Wow, this is stunning. Love the embossed flower and all the layers!

Donna Hanley said...

I think Shabby Chic might be your new found love. Your card is gorgeous. I love the embossing and your embossed flower really stands out. Great Job

Sarah Milbourn Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator said...

Gorgeous! Pinning this one.

Claire Newcombe said...

Beautiful card.
Love all the texture and the unusual colour combination is fabulous.

Thanks fr joining us at stamp-n-doodle

TannyP said...

I need to learn some shabby chic and this card is right up my alley! Gorgeous and truly lovely flower use =) Thanks for playing along with our May Flowers Challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafers.

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck..

Caz xx CS DT

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful work, thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Big hugs Jo xxx

Pryn said...

STUNNING!!! I am so in love with every aspect of this beauty!!! I am so amazed how you are able to enter 1 card into all of those challenges! I am telling you, that is a talent in itself :) Any tips on how to get the most challenges out of a card? I would love to learn how to do that :D

Love and hugs to you!

Dilsaver Designs said...

Oh wow, what a stunning card! Your beautiful DP's and the distressing has made for such a gorgeous "new" vintage looking card! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Mother's Day" Challenge :)

Esther said...

Beautiful shabby chic card!
Love your distressing and embossing.
Thank you for joining CTO this week!