Thursday, March 24, 2011

Paper Play Distressing

This week at Paper Play it's team B turns to play. Our challenge is distressing. And... let me tell ya... distressing was stressing me up! :) I think in my head I always associated distressing with vintage and as much as I adore other people vintage style, it just not my style.

And on top of that my mojo decided to just go on vacation and leaving me stranded. I wasted 3 cards. Each time I felt like they looked too messy. At the end, my clean style won and I just stick to this simple card. I distress the image with distress inks and use SRM sticker for the sentiment.

Challenges:
Oldie But Goodie Challenge - Pink, Blue & Brown

The other DT gals did such fabulous works. Mine is the simplest one! Sorry, when mojo is  on vacation, it's ON VACATION! No trace of it left whatsoever. Hah! :) Check out the DT work at Paper Play Challenges.

Hope you have a great Thursday! :)

13 comments:

Cheryl said...

I must admit that I prefer the clean look too - love how you managed this challenge with distress inks.

~amy~ said...

Pretty!!!

AnitaRex said...

It took me a long time to get into distressing! I love how you used the inks! :> I know really like to distress the edges with a distresser! :>

Julie M said...

Ha, yours is SO not simple, Vera!!! Mine is boringly simple this week!! I love this card, the graduated colour on the image is so pretty.

Julie :o)

Tiffany said...

I love the two distress colors you've used, really pretty combo!

Alice Wertz said...

beautiful colors! i just adore your simple style!! =)

Ren-Yi said...

i love your approach to distress! it's very you :)

Jehanne said...

Oh this is lovely,Vera!

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

This is gorgeous, I just love the colours you have used and those flowers are so pretty.

I am thrilled to be joining you at Paperplay.

Hugs,

Jo x

Francesca said...

A wonderful card

Thanks for Joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE challenge this time and good luck!
Hugs
Francesca

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Michele Gross said...

So pretty Vera! Love your color variation, fabulous look!

Janice Wolf said...

Lovely, simple card! Do you remember the name of the stamp you used for this? It looks like Lily of the Valley flowers and was wondering if it was from a set or a "stand-alone" stamp. Thank you!

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