Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Anything goes for MAWTT

Time flies at the moment - perhaps that should have been the subject of my card. But it is not.

At  Moving Along With The Times  this week it is Anything Goes - so let your imagination run wild.  I have used sewing as my theme.

This week we are being sponsored by The Stamp Man  and there is a fabulous set of Hero Arts stamps up for grabs.





For my card I have used a favourite B Line stamp.  I have used Ranger Manila Card and added distress inks, and then stamped over that.  The edge has been stamped with a small irregular swirl, which is also B Line.  The background paper is Tim Holtz Crafty Attic, and I have used other bits from the same pad behind the image.  The dummy was supposed to be in chipboard, but hey-ho I could not find chip board, so had to cut with paper and colour over it.


 

I have embellished with lace, velvet ribbon, a piece of Tim Holtz tape measure, Prima flower, pearl pins from stash which I coloured with Copics, and some pretty buttons from Websters Pages.




I am entering this for the following challenges:

Crafts and Me - Vintage/Distressed
Little Red Wagon - For Mom
Scrapbook Sisters - Distress
Digi Doodles Shops's Best - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything goes and a blog hOP
Sisterhood of Crafters - Mother's Day
Stampavie and more - Pearls
Party time Tuesdays - Anything goes
Craft your passion - Show us your layers
Simon Says Stamp and Show  - Some Buttons.
Delightful Challenges - Distressing
4 Crafty Chicks - Distressing



Some people may wonder why I have entered this for some Mother's Day challenges.   When my mother was a young woman, and soon after she came to the UK from Australia, she worked for a company that is now world reknown for their shirts.  So this seemed to eb quite fitting - even though it is Mother's Day in the US that is being celebrated.


I really appreciate it that you take the time to look at my blog and leave such lovely comments. Thank you each and every one of you.


22 comments:

  1. I think this looks amazing Val :)

    Gorgeous details. Great image and it just looks so right in those colours. I just sat staring at this for ages.

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  2. Just fabulous Val, I love the theme and the way you have used such a mixture of elements that blend together so well.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  3. Its beautiful Va.. i love the image ( as a sewer myself) all the elements work together perfectly
    Lisa x
    i think you could also enter our fashion challenge at Ladybugs craft ink..

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  4. Fab DT card Val lots of lovely detail and beautiful colours
    Hugs Laurie

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  5. This is gorgeous Val, lovely vintage card. All the little embelishments really finish it. Pami x

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  6. Hello Val! Your creation is so beautiful. I really love all the detail and everything just coordinates so well. Love all the embelishments! I am looking forward to working with you on the FSS DT! Nice to meet you!

    HUGS!
    Vicki

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  7. A beautiful vintage card Val. All the elements blend together perfectly. Love it!
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  8. Hi Val.I'm GDT Coordinator at Craft Your Passion and was wondering if you'd be interested in being a GDT for May.Please could you contact me at lisa.6smiths@tiscali.co.uk
    Lisa x

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  9. Hi my sweetie this is gorgeous I love all the different layers & its perfect for your mum given what you've said. Love your flower its really beautiful....love love love it all hunni.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  10. Hi Val
    A beautiful and fabulous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges this week,
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  11. Gorgeous vintage card. Love the image and all the added detail. Thanks for joining us at DDSB this week xx

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  12. hi val
    i just love the vintage look you have on your creations

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  13. Lovely Val, love how everything matches too, thanks for joining us at DDSB.
    xx

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  14. Hiya Val thank you for joining the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show with your wonderfull card. Hugs Terry xxxx

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  15. Beautiful card. It really looks like it could have been put together many years ago. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you soon. Hugs, dj

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  16. Thanks so much for playing this week at 4 Crafty Chicks.

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  17. Wow this is absolutely fabulous Val it is a work of art, the design is superb I love this so much.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  18. Great card, Val! Love all the embellishments. Thanks for joining our distressing challenge this week at Delight Challenges!

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  19. Hi again Val.This is such a gorgeous and detailed card.Everything works beautifully together.Thanks for joining us at DDSB :D
    Lisa x

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  20. WOW..... so beautiful!!! I love the vintage look of this card.
    Thanks for joining us at SAM challenge.
    Hugs, Giò

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  21. Very nice vintage card! Thanks for playing wiht us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

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  22. Oh what a lovely creation. This is so vintage and I love it. Good Luck and Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me Challenges.
    Hugs:)
    Angela

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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