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I am a seeker of the truth. Honesty & Integrity are very important to me. I am a student of life who Loves to learn from Life and friends. I live by a system of values and honorable principles. I am a harmony seeking idealist. I am keen to understand others,and what makes them tick.I seek ways to improve my mental ability.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Magnolia Mania at moxie fab world

Good Afternoon ladies.

I have a new challenge that i am entering today, and that is over at


and their definition of the above two terms are this :-

What makes a card shabby chic? Well, shabby chic is a style characterized by layering. It is soft, utilizing ribbon, lace, and techniques such as inking and distressing. The final product looks comfortable, weathered, and worn.

What makes a card vintage? Vintage goes a step further by adding old images, found items, and antique trinkets to the mix..

This is my first Shabby chic card. I hope it fits the bill

Shabby chic 2011

Items Used to make this card.

Papers - Nitwit Collection Cotton candy Kisses
Exclusive to homemade magazine

Image - Magnolia

Embellishments - Paper Butterflies from my stash
Ribbon from my stash
Green and white pearls from my stash
and heart attached to cream ribbon also from my stash.

Image coloured with Copics E33, G02,R000,G000,E15 and E00 and also H2o's to give it a shimmer effect.

Edges of papers Chestnut coloured ink by whispers and I also used some antique linen and Weathered white embossing powder by Tim Holtz and the Rangers.

I embroidered the swirls with gold thread.

I am pleased how it has turned out.

I will be entering it in Moxie Fab world http://www.moxiefabworld.com/2010/07/card-style-week-lets-do-shabby-vintage.html

Their challenge is Distressing. The edges of the papers are lightly distressed before using chestnut coloured ink by Whispers.

Hope you like it! Let me know if you think it is shabby chic or not.

Cheers Julie


paperpapier said...

this card looks fabulous Julie and good luck on the challenges...!
hugs, Heaney

StempelTräume said...

Wow, a wonderful card!

Magnolia Mania Challenge

Teddy said...


Thanks for joining Magnolia Mania

Sabine said...

What a gorgeous card - you did a great job about the shabby look!

Thanks a lot for joining us at Magnolia Mania!


Kim Piggott said...

This is absolutely beautiful!
kim x