Monday, March 22, 2010

shabby birthday

Happy Birthday Shabby Damask

I was playing around with crazy ideas in my head one day, and this was the result. Wanting a shabby look, without having to do tons of distressing and what not, I decided to not completely ink up my Damask Designs images. It turned out pretty cool. And really “missing” a spot on the stamp, left me a perfect spot for the sentiment.

Did you have a wonderful weekend? I hope so!! thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps (Papertrey Ink-Damask Designs), Cardstock (Prism-Intense Kiwi, oh how I will miss thee…), Patterned paper (My Mind’s Eye), Ink (Stewart Superior Palette Beaux Arts Blue, Landscape), Ribbon (American Crafts), Lace (Wright’s), Twine (May Arts), Button (Blumenthal Lansing)

24 comments:

Zarah said...

It's gorgeous!

Jennifer K said...

That turned out really neat, Kimberly. I love how vintage-y (is that a word?) it looks!

Bev J. said...

Neat technique leaving part of the stamp uninked-love the scalloped lace!

MicheyMoo said...

Its lovely and vintage Kimberly. I love it!! And the button is gorjuss!! xxx

Latisha said...

beautiful!!

Niki Estes said...

Very pretty, Kim! I love the sketch, colors, and embellishments!

Unknown said...

Beautiful!!

Belinda said...

This is so beautiful, I love the stamping affect combined with the lace.

delightfuldaisy said...

I love this shabby look! I need to try it more often!

Ida said...

Looks fabulous and that button goes so well.

jjcreations said...

What a gorgeous card - I love that scalloped lace. It adds such a beautiful touch to your creation.

NancyK said...

I have this PTI set and have played around with it with not much luck. Thanks for the great inspiration piece!

Mary Friederichsen said...

Very pretty Kimberly! and this design lends itself so well to other sentiments!

Thank you for sharing and for the inspiration!
Have a great week!

Alice said...

gorgeous card! love the green and the shabby look.

Alice said...

gorgeous card! love the green and the shabby look.

Karen said...

Stunning!!! You take simple and then take it to another level!!

Denise Marzec said...

Oh this is BEAUTIFUL....and you've totally given me an idea of what to do with one of my newer sets. Thanks for the inspiration!

Janelle said...

Love this -- simply beautiful!

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Sari K. said...

I Love the combination of lime green and blue. Nice work.
-Sari-

Geny said...

Love it Kim! That is one of my favorite ways to distress a background. Great color combo too!

Pat S. said...
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Anonymous said...

Great card, love the sun rays. I will be re-visiting your blog for sure, saw a few great tutorials and ideas.
Marsha

Anonymous said...

Love your card! So elegant! The button is gorgeous.

Rose

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