Monday, 1 July 2013

Live, love, laugh DT card

Well the summer is supposed to have been here,
but the rain is falling from the sky as if there is no end.
Heres hoping that the sun puts its hat on and decides to come 
out and play for more than a couple of hours at a time soon!

In the meantime we have a new challenge for you to try over at the 

We have a great sketch for you to follow,
as usual it will need to be vintage/shabby style,
otherwise you can make the sketch on whatever you choose.

We are sponsering the challenge again
and the lucky winner will receive a sett 
of our 'Damask Dreams' digital papers
designed and made by my Husband and I.

Here is my card:

I have used our 'Damask Deams - Athens' digital papers
for the background attached to a light gray heavy craft paper base
(I prefer to print the papers out on matt photo paper, they look great)
Along with an old book page, papers from 
MinneHjørnet - by Gudrun Loennechen.
The beautiful pink boarder is from Crate paper.
I attached rubons from Basic Gray to a shape I cut from 
some paper scraps, along with some pearl and bling swirls from Prima.
The lace from Kaisercraft was a little dark, so I painted it bit 
here and there with some distress picket fence crackle paint.
The sweet wee paper flowers are from Petaloo.
I have distressed all of the paper edges with a pair of sissors
and applyed Distress ink -old paper and vintage photo.
Some parts of the card have had a spray of 
Perfect pearl spray mist - Biscotti 
but this dosen't show up very well in the photos.

Bellow is the sketch to follow,
and this time you have a whole month 
in which to take part.
We have an extended deadline because of the
summer holidays.

Just make sure you load up 
your contribution
by the 28th of July 10pm.


Have a nice summer!


  1. I just had to pop over and tell you how beautiful I think this card is... Fantastic colors and layout! Love the pearls and lace so much!
    Have a nice day, Nina! :)

  2. Your card is truly lovely Nina, I, too, love the pearls and lace, very romantic! Hugs, Ira x

  3. Vakkert!
    Ha en fin kreative dag:)


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