Saturday, 7 June 2008

Three in one!

I've managed to kill three challenge birds with one stone here!

The girls at Cornish Heritage Farms are having another Blitz, this time to celebrate new Kim Hughes releases so the focus is on KH stamps. I only have one Kim Hughes set so this is my fourth challenge card using Silhouette Blooms I and it's for Challenge 4 - combine with other CHF stamp lines (which is actually Sunday's challenge but I'm trying to stay ahead of myself!).

Daring Cardmakers this week asked us to use quotations on our cards. I picked one from Eleanor Roosevelt and printed it out from the computer. The fonts are Baskerville Old Face and Edwardian Script ITC (Am I the only one to take an absolute age to decide on fonts for projects? An Ice Age would be faster sometimes!).

Finally, Notimetostamp Challenge #38 is to use silhouette style stamps in this week's Stamp Simply challenge.



Supplies: Silhouette Blooms I, Beautiful and Weathered Wood backgrounder (all CHF), Tim Holtz Distress ink (Antique Linen, Tea Dye, Walnut Stain), Clearsnap Chalk ink Chestnut Roan, Antique copper square brad, computer and printer.

As ever, edges are scissor distressed - I still haven't quite grasped the point of having a specific tool for this!

Thanks for visiting today - hope you enjoyed it!

29 comments:

Karen said...

As always Joanne...a beautiful card. I love the edges X

PaperBabe - Kim said...

Stunning card, I love Kim's stamps and the silhouette blooms look fantasic!

kath said...

Wow this is beautiful and I love the colours all rusty and vintagey looking - gorgeous

Hazel said...

Very effective scissor distressing, Joanne - love it.

Anice said...

Such a beautiful card.
Anice xx

made by fifi said...

fab - really love this card joanne - as you have seen i have an edge distresser but can't find it and i found scissors easier anyway so maybe it should stay lost!! xx

The Rubber Maid said...

What a beautiful job, love the distressed edges and your silhouette is very lovely in the tawny colors. TFS. I use a SU edge distresser; however, it just sort of nubs up the edge I will try the scissor technique and see what happens. Pat

Nickynoo said...

Beautiful card - and I nearly used that quote!

Andrea said...

love the distressing and the browns, its beautiful x

Ellen said...

great way to distress the edges , spend the pennies on a stamp instead.
I love the colours you have used.

Judy said...

Beautiful card, love the colours gives it a real vintage feel along with the distressed edges!
JudyNZ

Jamie Martin said...

Beautiful card, the colors are so soft and pretty :)

tracy said...

lovely card joanne,loving the colours :)

Rosanne said...

Gorgeous card, love the soft colours!

Deb Neerman said...

This is stunning!!! I love everything about it!

TFS; and thanks for visiting my blog, too! You rock!

~Hugs, Deb

MWIT said...

All of your blitz submissions today were AMAZING! Seriously, I was overwhelmed with each one's beauty. You are one talented woman!
Bellawhoop :)

Jenny, said...

What a stunning card, I love what you've done on the edges.

** Shaz ** said...

Fabulous card xx

Lesley said...

Beautiful card xxx

Jozza said...

Wow it is just gorgeous! Love the vintage look it has!
xxx

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card Joanne, and I like being able to kill a few birds with one stone too....x

Penny said...

What a beautiful vintage card - lovely quote too!

Phree said...

Beautiful card and an inspiring choice of quote.

Andrea C (Frog) said...

Beautiful card Joanne.

Andrea x

Debbie said...

This card is stunning! Really love it.

Debbie x

Silvergirl said...

Gorgeous! I know you were thinking you'd worn the rubber off that set (haha!!), but all your card were FABULOUS!

Thanks, as ever, for all your inspiration!

lise

Linda said...

Loooove the colours on this Joane :)

-dlm. said...

Beautiful card, Joanne! I like the softness of the colours that you chose, your use of distressing, as well as the fonts that you selected.

Keri Lee Sereika said...

This so beautiful Joanne...I love it!