Friday 22 April 2011

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Anyone that has visited my blog in the last couple of weeks will have seen my projects for the Smeared and Smudged April blog hop. I mentioned there that there was one image from the Smitten Set left over. The card here is using that remaining image.

I followed the sketch over at Midnight madness this week because it just seemed to fit.

Plenty of distressing, some torn paper (from stash), stitching, some pleated old lace, taken from a dress I had once upon a time, and a length of ribbon looped up and held in place with a button. Some punched paper flowers and pearls.

The image itself is coloured with promarkers.
Distressed with tattered rose DI and stitched onto layers of lilac and biege that had also been "aged"

The whole thing layered onto brown cs to tie in with the stripe and then onto a cream cs base.

There are a couple of challenges that I will enter this into

Midnight Madness #100 - Their sketch
One Stitch At A Time - Make It Sassy
Truly Scrumptious - Vintage
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes
Crafty Purple Frog - Texture and Ribbon
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes


  1. I just love your card. The image is fantastic and I love how you used the sketch. that bow and button fit perfectly. I am so thrilled you could join in. Thanks for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week.
    MMSC Hostess

  2. I love the old fashioned feel of your card! Your bow and the metal beads in the corner are such a great touch! Thanks for joining us at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. Hope to see you again soon.

  3. Lovely to see your work at Delicious Doodles! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

    Happy Easter!

    Saskia :)

  4. Hello Helen. Fab card as always, great image. Love the design with the distressing and different papers. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xxx

  5. Love the card. Thanks for sharing with us at Truly Scrumptious.....

  6. This is gorgeous, fab image and lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

    Julie W x

  7. This is so adorable! Love your image and the embellishments you chose are perfect!

    Thanks so much for sharing this fabulous creations with us at Midnight Madness & we hope you'll join us again next challenge!

    "priscillastyles DT"

  8. Hello Croms - this is gorgeous - I love that fun image and the gorgeous button and bow - such a great embellishiment! Love it! Thank you for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge - we appreciate your support and love to see your creations! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda MMSC Design Team