Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Ive Been A Distressing....Old Fashioned Christmas

Distressed Old Fashioned Christmas
Good Morning well after the week i had last week i needed distressing!!!
Now this is totally outta my comfort zone ,so please go easy on me
I received last year this image stamped in brown and hadnt got a clue what to do with it then.I came across it afew days ago and well this has how it's turned out!Im not sure wether im pleased with it as not usually my technique.I have based my card on the sketch over at

Anyways i would like to enter also into the following Challenges:
Crafty Pad:Distressing
Raise The Bar:Distressed,Torn,Ripped
Alphabet Challenge :M for Male
Sundays With Crissy: Christmas In July
Bah Humbug:Christmas Scene...Santa's Workshop
Pixie Cottage :used 2 stamps
Tuesday Taggers:Christmas In July
Aud Sentiment Challenge:Choose your own Sentiment
Creative Cottage :Touchy Feely

Cardstock:Stampin Up
Design Papers:Kaiser Craft"Dear Santa "these are Lush!!
Images:Stampin Up En Francis,Whimsy Stamps Ticket Sentiment
Santa unknown from RAK.
Inks:Tim Holtz Rangers,Latte,copper,Caramel.Stampin Up So saffron,Choco Chip.
Sentiment:Whimsy Stamps
Flowers & Lace:Wild Orchard Crafts
Ticket :Tim Holtz
Pearl String from stash
Glimmer mist tattered Angels"Latte"
Pearls Cream & Cocoa from Kaiser Craft.
Tim Holtz Ditressing Tool .
Have a great day hope you like my card .This maybe the last card i create before i go away to Dads.
I shall try pop in whilst im there.
Love n hugs

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MrsK said...

Hey Jude

Totally gorgeous card i love it!

Thanks for playing along with the Crafty Pad!

Hugs x

Ann said...

Fab card Jude especially with your eye problem too. I really don't how you are managing to carry on. Just shows what you can do when you really love blogging and crafting.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Dragonlady said...

Hi Jude

This is totally scrumptious. Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Rica said...

Oh Jude, this is amazing I LOVE it!!!
Don't know about being out of your comfort zone, me thinks you're a natural, vintage and distressing to perfection - fabulous image and such awesome details.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge.
hugs Heather xx

Suzi said...

Wow!! Jude, you nailed this one hun. I think it's fantastic, especially under the circumstances. Thank you so much for joining in the Vintage theme over at The Crafty pad with this lovely creation.
Suzi x

Country Mouse said...

This is stunning!!! What a beautiful card!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Raise the Bar!!!!

Country Mouse said...

This is stunning!!! What a beautiful card!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Raise the Bar!!!!

Max said...

Hi Jude ... pleased you decided to join us at Bah! Humbug! What a super debut card too! Love this image.

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

Debbie said...

Hi Jude - wow jsut adore this card - it is beautifully distressed. :) :)

Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Pad this week. :) :)

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs

Julie said...

Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Hey hope you're not too distressed!! How are you? I've just remembered you emailed me about sponsoring a challenge blog - I did reply didn't I??!! God my brain is forever foggy at the minute!!
Be great to see you over at my challenge blog sometime.
Hugs x

SuzanneK said...

OMG Jude I love this!!! Your vintage take is wonderful, love everything about your project, well done you!! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

SuzanneK said...

Hi Jude be fab to see you at my challenge blog click here

Silvia said...

Absolutely beautiful, love the vintage look.

Abbie721 said...

Fabulous card xx

Bev said...

What a lovely card - love the image & colours. Thanks for joining the Alphabet Challenge x

rozzy said...

stunning card Jude. Thanks so much for joining in the crafty pad challenge this week.
will catch up with you soon.. hope all is ok at home
hugs rozzy xx

Audrey said...

What a beautiful card! I love the distrssing. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Audrey said...

What a beautiful card! I love the distrssing. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

~*Joni said...

What an amazing card, Jude! I love the sepia tones, it turns a great image like this into a classic card. Wonderful job with the edges and vintage feel! Thank you so much for joining us at Raise The Bar this week!
~*Joni RTB DT

Rita said...

Now , this is my style of card. I love vintage and you have done a marvelous job with your card. Its just Stunning. Hugs Rita xxxx

Pat said...

Beautiful card, reallty great vintage Christmas. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Pat xx

The Sparkly Fairy said...

Such a beautiful card. Love the vintage look.

Tracy said...

gorgeous card love the vintage look. Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage, Tracy x

Irene said...

Hello Jude

Wow this is just my type of card - Vintage. I love every single detail.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!


Carolina said...

Very beautiful christmas card.
Thank you for joining the alphabet challenge

Anita Hovey said...

Absolutely gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing with us at Raise the Bar.

Michelle said...

Hi Jude
A wonderful card, love how you've used the image and that lace just finishes the whole thing off. Thanks for celebrating Christmas with us at Tuesday Taggers
x Michelle

blackdragon said...

beautiful vintage feel card jude.
thanks for playing along with us at TT this wek.

Ruthie said...

Hiya Jude

This is lovely - like that its so different to the others I have seen today on my travels!

thanks for joining in the fun at Aud Sentiments


Sandra said...

Very, very nice work and card! I love it!!! Thank you for playing with the Pixie Cottage girls!

Pam said...

I love the distressed look. You did a fabulous job! Thanks for playing along with us at the Pixie Cottage. be sure to pop by the store and see all of the wonderful new stamps coming out!