Friday, 7 October 2011


Oooh I love a bit of distressing on a card don't you? I still use the edge of an old pair of scissors to do my paper distressing, but I am definitely going to put the Tim Holtz distressing gadget on my Christmas list this year.

This is another card to add to the box of cards I have been making for St Lukes Hospice (see the challenge blog here, why not join in it's for such a good cause) I have been using up some stamped images and this little Tilda has been left unloved in my craftroom for too long. I used Prima Pixie Glen papers and an old scrap of green paper for the embossing. I have only used this folder once before even though I have had it for years, I sanded over the embossing to distress it and I like the effect so I think I'll use it more often from now on.  I finished off with some prima hydrangeas, a couple of punched butterflies and some moss green satin ribbon from the green Pretty Little Ribbon Pack.
I used a lot of stickles on all the distressed edges and on Tilda's wings but I don't think that shows up too well in the photo.

I'm entering this into the following challenges;

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Sparkle and Bling
Deep Ocean challenge -Happy Birthday
Truly Scrumptious - Distressing
Creative Inspirations - friendship
Crafters Companion Monthly Challenge - Pink And Green

Don't forget to enter The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge this month - ANYTHING GOES, you could win a Ribbon Pack in a colour of your choice. We'd love to see you enter!

Thanks for visiting
Sarah x


  1. So pretty Sarah and the distressing looks fab! Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! :0)

  2. Simply adorable!! Please come and join Link Up for Pink! We have over $3K worth of giveaways (153 prizes). Crafter's Companion is one of our sponsors!

  3. What a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wednesday,s Challenge blog!

  4. Absolutely beautiful! Loving your sparkle sweetie.
    Thanks for joining us onSimon Says Stamp Challenge

  5. Adorable card with beautiful colour scheme :)

    Thanks for joining at Creative Inspirations :)