Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Feel Better Soon...

This is my first attempt at a shabby card! I found it really hard to make, but it was a good challenge. I really appreciate and am in awe even more of those who make shabby cards on a regular basis.

I'm going to make this post short and sweet today, and I'll be back later with a supply list for you. The stamps are PTI Autumn Abundance and Waltzingmouse Labels 3.


Here's a detail of the coloring. I wanted the coloring to be shabby too so I colored it with colored pencils and added highlights with copic.


I made this card for my Grandma, who is in the hospital right now. I'm going to be spending the next few days with her. I stamped the sunflowers image because those are the type of flowers I usually send to her. There is something very cheerful and uplifting about sunflowers.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Edited To Add Supply List (All supplies are PTI unless otherwise listed.)
Stamps: Autumn Abundance, Very Vintage Labels No. 3 (Waltzingmouse)
Paper: Kraft, Rustic Cream, Fly A Kite patterned paper (October Afternoon)
Ink: Enchanted Evening, Pearlescent Rust (Brilliance), Tea Dye Duo
Other: Labels No. 3 (Spellbinders), Terracotta Tile button, Fine Linen button, New Leaf bitty dot satin ribbon, colored pencils (Colerase), copic markers, cream twine, cream lace (My Favorite Things)

16 comments:

Kara said...

so pretty..love the soft greens and that gingham paper!!

Tricia C said...

I think it turned out perfect.

Noora said...

Such a perfect card! I am sure your grandma will love it! I hope she gets well soon/!

Laurie said...

Love it! Great job on the shabby and the coloring is wonderful! I hope your grandmother gets to feeling better and all goes well for her.

Thanks for sharing!

Kim O'Connell said...

Beautiful color choices, coloring, and that ribbon, button and twine...........so pretty!

Cathy Weber said...

Very nice job Monica. I love the gingham paper and the lacy trim. The coloring mix of pencils and copics blended very well together. Hope your grandma feels better.

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Oh your grandmother will love this card! Those sunflowers are so pretty. I also like the distressing along the edges of the mats and the touch of lace. Definitely a shabby feel to it!

Kristii said...

What a pretty card!!! I just love the green gingham paper and the image and your coloring are perfect!!! What a perfect card for your grandmother!!! It will certainly brighten up her day!!! I'll be praying for her!!!

Jill said...

Lovely shabby card, Monica! Your grandmother will surely appreciate it. I hope she is feeling better soon!

Rhonda said...

I like the gingham and the dots. Hope your grandmother is better soon.

Sue Plote said...

Oh, Monica! What a beautiful card this is! I love the touch of lace you used, and the DP you used is just perfect! I love it and reminds me of my grandma's kitchen.

Ayana Posadas said...

Beautiful card, Monika. I really love that lace and the ribbon that you used. I sure hope your grandmother gets better soon. I'm sure she will just love this card.

Lucky Girl said...

What an amazing card...the watercoloring is so beautiful. :)

Diane Jaquay said...

You did a really good job at "shabby", but a simple, elegant shabby! I wish I could do shabby like Melissa Phillips or Betsy V., but I've come to the conclusion that my brain just doesn't work that way ;)

Denise said...

Every WM stamp I see, I want! This is a perfect "shabby-chic" card... I really love all the special details.

Jen Carter said...

This is gorgeous!! Fabulous job!

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